The “Buzz” from Buzzelli – Pittsburgh’s Top To-Do’s THIS WEEKEND (3/13 – 3/16)

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Every week we find the Top Five Fun Things to do in Pittsburgh. Things are going to get a little green for St. Patrick’s Day. Here is the list for March 13 – March 16.

God Hates Jags

Get your laugh on the track when local Comedian Davon Magwood records his comedy, live in front of a studio audience at the Rex Theater on Friday, March 14.  Susie Meister, Stoph Orlok Edison, Lana Aurora Roskin and Mitch Beardczykowski will also be performing. Magwood is best known in and around Pittsburgh as the creator of the “God Hates Jags” T-shirt, created when Magwood had a Twitter feud with the Westboro Baptist Church.

For more information, go to


Belly up

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the family at the Student/Teacher Hafla. The Hafla mixes Arabic and Celtic music, with a little Spanish, Indian and fusion flavors thrown in to add some extra spice. The event features live music (Tom Moran, Amun Raqs, Rich Ermlick and the Irish Players), a DJ (DJ Pandemic) and belly-dancers and bagpipers. The event will be Emceed by WQED’s Kweilin Nassar.

The doors open at 7:30 with a show at 8:00 on Saturday, March 15 at the Wilkins School Community Center, 7604 Charleston Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15218. For more information visit .


Once More with Feeling

An Irish musician meets a Czech immigrant and they make beautiful music together in “Once.”  See “Once” at least once this weekend. The Tony Award winning show (it won 8 Tony Awards, including best musical in 2012) is at the Benedum Center downtown.

Put on your green shirt and go down to The Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. Call 412-456-6666 or click here:


Angels in Outfield

The story of America’s first black airmen is a powerful important story in our history. “Black Angels Over Tuskegee” tells the tale of some of WWII’s most courageous heroes, fighting Nazis abroad and prejudice within the United States.

Fly over to the Byham Theater, 101 6th Street, Pittsburgh. For more  information, go to:


An Important Comedy

The Prime Stage Theater group is producing Oscar Wilde’s famous and funny “The Importance of Being Earnest” at the New Hazlett. It’s a trivial comedy for serious people.

Come to the city, pretend you’re someone else and catch  “The Importance of Being Earnest,” at the New Hazlett Theater, Allegheny Square East, Pittsburgh.

Call 724-773-0700 or go to
Bonus item:

Hello Judy!

Pittsburgh native Judy Knaiz discusses her Hollywood career at a live on-stage interview with Brian Edward from ‘Burgh Vivant (the website you’re currently in). Knaiz played Gussie Granger (AKA Ernestina Simple) in the 1969 film musical “Hello Dolly,” with Barbara Streisand and Walter Matthau.  The interview is followed by a screening of the aforementioned film, “Hello Dolly.”

Say “Hello, Judy!” and see “Hello Dolly” at the George R. White Theater at Point Park University, 414 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA.

This ‘Burgh Vivant sponsored event is free and open to the public, but reservations are encouraged. RSVP to



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