The “Buzz” from Buzzelli: Pittsburgh’s Top To Do’s THIS WEEKEND (12/17- 12/20)


By Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant.


A Kid Outside of the Hall

Kevin McDonald (Kids in the Hall, Brain Candy) comes to Pittsburgh to talk shop. He’ll be interviewed by Brian Gray for  Talking Shop: An Improv Podcast. Come down to the Arcade Comedy Theater for this FREE event. It’s on Friday, December 18 at 4:00 PM at the Arcade Comedy Theater, 811 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here. Then, catch his show on Saturday at 8:00 PM at the same location. For the full scoop and schedule of events, click here.


Bet on Black

Comedy Roulette is back for the Drunk Comedy Holiday Edition hosted by John Dick Winters, Friday at 10 PM. Winters will be joined by Alex Stypula, Matt Light, James J. Hamilton and Ray Zawodni at Club Café, 56-58 South 12th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. For more information and tickets, click here.


Buzzing about it

Check out “The Mountain and the Bumblebee,” a multi-artist, multi-media exhibition exploring ideas about landscapes at Space, 812 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information about the exhibit, click here.


The Return of the Mouse King

The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre is bringing the “The Nutcracker” back to the Benedum Theater. The holiday tradition continues with a classic story and iconic choreography. Everything is beautiful at the ballet.  Find the Nutcracker, toy soldiers and mice at the Benedum Center, 237 7th Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.


Caroling with the Christmas Carol

This town is overrun by a plague of Dickens! There was the Bricolage’s “Yinz’r Scrooged,” and PICT Classic Theatre’s “Oliver Twist,” and now “A Musical Christmas Carol” returns. See Scrooge sing! It’s the classic tale of greed and redemption with song at the Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.


– MB


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