Here are the Top Five Things to do in Pittsburgh the weekend of January 15 to January 18.
The No Name Players are back with some big names in local theater! Tressa Glover, Julianne Avolio and Maggie Carr team up for the pilot in the “The Sisters Sorella: A Live Sitcom” on January 16. Three Italian sisters share one apartment. Glover and her No Name Players are launching this live sitcom event with live music and commercials. It all happens live at the Arcade Comedy Theater, 811 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. For more information, go to http://arcadecomedytheater.com/
Get your rock on, with The Meeting of Important People and Lohio at the Thunderbird Café. It’s a reunion show for Lohio. The show is presented by Hughshows and there will be special guests, sing-alongs and more (including a guest set by the Wreckids). Party with important people at the Thunderbird Café, 4023 Butler Street, Pittsburgh (Lawrenceville) http://www.showclix.com/event/MeetingOfImportantPeopleLOhio
Steve Solomon’s one mane show, “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy” comes to the Byham Theater on January 17 & 18. Take your parents and yell, “We were just like this!” after the show. It’s at the Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, Pittsburgh (Downtown). For more information, go to http://www.trustarts.org/
You have a few days left to go see Sebastian Errazuirz’s first solo museum exhibition at the Carnegie Museum. He’s show “Sebastian Errazuriz: Look Again” closes on January 19. In the show, the artist takes common everyday items and repurposes them into art; a discarded taxidermy duck becomes a desk lamp, a coffin becomes a motor boat, etc. You can view the collection at the Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh (Oakland). For more information, go to http://www.cmoa.org/ExhibitionDetail.aspx?id=22221
Each Friday in January The Andy Warhol Museum is free after 5:00 pm. Go see the multicolored Mao’s, the silver balloons, and all the wonderful weirdness of Andy Warhol for free. It’s a good deal, and a good deal of fun. Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky Street, Pittsburgh (North Side). For more information about exhibits and such, go to http://www.warhol.org/museum/