by Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant.
I see dancing people
On Saturday, February 27, you can dance at the Q Ball. The 2016 theme is “Sixth Sense.” Celebrate Quantum Theatre’s 25th anniversary in style with dancing, food, drinks, art, music and more. It’s at the Fireman’s Creative Engine House, 7101 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208. For more information, click here.
Hail to the chief
Saturday, February 27, things are going to get crazy in Oakmont when John McIntire’s Dangerously Live Comedy/Talk Show presents “Presidential Insanity.” He will be asking the question, “Why do any of these nutjobs want to be president?” He’ll ponder that question with guests Gab Bonesso, political activist F. Dok Harris (son of Steeler Franco Harris) and former PA house Minority Whip Mike Veon. It’s at the Oaks Theater, 310 Allegheny River Blvd. Oakmont, PA 15139. For more information, click here.
A group of cyan-colored males will perform in Pittsburgh this weekend. These aqua men are better known as the “Blue Man Group.” They will put on a dazzling show of light, music and, of course, color and you don’t have to lose it all at the roulette table before the performance because they’re coming to Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
You can catch “27,” at the Pittsburgh Opera. In a flat in Paris, 27 Rue De Fleurs to be exact, Gertrude Stein and her partner Alice B. Toklas shared their lives. They entertained many guests including Picasso, Matisse, Hemmingway and many more. ” is about the two women and their famous friends in the aforementioned living space. You don’t have to go all the way to Paris, just head to the Pittsburgh Opera, 2425 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
Beasts on the streets
Eugene Ionesco gets absurd with “Rhinoceros.” When average citizens transform rhinos, but the play is really about conformity. Follow the herd to “Rhinoceros,” at the Studio Theatre (inside the Cathedral of Learning), 4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. For more information, click here.