The “Buzz” from Buzzelli: Pittsburgh’s Top To-Do’s THIS WEEKEND (6/11 – 6/14)


by Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant.


Here’s the Top Five Fun things to do in Pittsburgh June 11 through June 14


Get to the Point

You still have plenty of time to enjoy the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival. And there’s plenty to do with dance, art, music, and spoken word performances. Check out the Juried Visual Arts Exhibit, a panel discussion on “Race, Gender and the Power of Language in Hip Hop,” Dreams of Hope, Jasiri X, Family Hip Hop Yoga: Super Hero Sessions, The Commonheart, the Nox Bosy, Phat Man Dee, Bridgette Perdue and much, much more. Get the low down and download a PDF of the complete schedule here:


Widow’s Peak

Here’s a romantic comedy about four widows in Samm-Art Williams’ “The Dance On Widow’s Row.” You can find these merry widows at the Carnegie Library, Homewood, 7101 Hamilton Avenue, Homewood. For more information go to


It’s Everything

This is the last weekend to catch “The Best of Everything,” an adaptation of Rona Jaffe’s 1958 bestseller about ambitious secretaries in the big city. Find “Everything” at the Little Lake Theatre, 500 Lakeside Drive, Canonsburg, PA. For more information, got to


It’s Number One

Hear Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D major along with music from Fletcher and Liszt at Friday June 12 Mahler’s “Titan” Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. For more information go to


Prideful things

It’s Pittsburgh Pride and there are a literal slew of LGBTQ activities going on around Pittsburgh. You can march in the parade, celebrate the alternative pride event Roots Pride, or watch a lot of comedy at the Arcade Comedy Theater. On Friday at 10 pm it’s the Gayme Show Night with outlandish games and prizes. On Saturday there is a sold-out event Golden Girls Live (with men in the roles of Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sofia). There’s also the Hootenanny with guest monologist Connor McCanlus at 8:00. At ten on Saturday there’s the ArGAYde Comedy show with drag stand up Niko Alexander, Pegusluts and LGBTQ*Bert, Pittsburgh’s own all LGBT improv troupe. It’s all at 811 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. For more information, go to






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