The “Buzz” from Buzzelli: Pittsburgh’s Top To Do’s THIS WEEKEND (3/4 – 3/6)


by Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant


A Stitch in Time

Friday, March 4th at 7PM and Saturday March 5th at & pm Rin Park and Naomi Edmark, two queer women of color, are having their first Pittsburgh art exhibition, short film screening, and spoken word performance titled, “Debris-Stitch-tide.” Hear their stories at  Black Forge Coffee House, 1206 Arlington Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. For more information, click here.


Hard Lessons

Jefferson, an African-American young man, is condemned to death in a small-town Louisiana for a murder he didn’t commit in Prime Stage Theatre Company’s production of “A Lesson Before Dying.” It’s at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. For more information, click here.


Get on the Bus

Saturday March 5th is the 11th Bricolage Urban Scrawl, affectionately known as B.U.S. 11. It’s a 24 hour play festival with an urban theme. Witness the birth of six brand new 10-minute plays. There’s also a fabulous party that is a fundraiser for the Bricolage, one of Pittsburgh’s most innovative theaters. It’s all happening at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, across the street from the Bricolage, at 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.  For more information, click here.


Every Prince has his Swan

Saturday March 5th is SWAN Day! Swan is also an acronym. It stands for Support Women Artists Now. There will be musicians, dancers, theatre artists, filmmakers and visual artists for No Name Players 8th annual Swan Day. The evening will also include live art, surprise giveaways and more!  It’s all in support of Pittsburgh’s fabulous women artists. It’s going down at the Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. For more information, click here.



Screw Wednesday, March 4th & 5th are the new Hump Days. It’s the Hump Film Festival. Filmmakers and stars show us what they think is hot and sexy, creative and kinky as they explore their turn-ons and craziest fantasies. All colors, body types, ages, sexualities, genders and kinks are represented. Hump’s main mission is to change the way America sees and makes porn. That makes it art. The festival is running at the Ace Hotel, 120 S. Whitfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. For more information, click here (with your parent or guardian’s permission, of course).


– MB




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