The “Buzz” from Buzzelli: Pittsburgh’s Top To Do’s THIS WEEKEND (3/10 – 3/13)


by Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant.


Lady sings the Blues

Lizz Wright will be singing of a mix of traditional blues, folk and contemporary pop on Saturday, March 12. With peculiar focus, she seamlessly weaves through the genres of gospel, jazz, folk, pop and blues. Wright will be at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.


Modern Major General

You might not be able to write a washing bill in Babylonic cuneiform or tell you every detail of a Caractucus’s uniform, but a very modern Major General Stanley can and he’ll sing about it in Pittsburgh Savoyard’s production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic opera, “The Pirates of Penzance.” It’s at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA 15106. For more information, click here.


Against all Odds

On November 13, Felix Unger was asked to remove himself from his place of residence; that request came from his wife. Deep down, he knew she was right, but her also knew that someday he would return to her. With nowhere else to go, he appeared at the home of his friend, Oscar Madison. Several years earlier, Madison’s wife had thrown HIM out, requesting that he never return. Can two divorced men share an apartment without driving each other crazy? We’ll find out in “The Odd Couple,” at the Grand Theater, 207 Second Ave., Elizabeth, PA. For more information, click here.


A Dangerous Liaison

A dangerous attraction between a landowner’s daughter & his top servant takes on new shades when the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre presents, “Miss Julie, Clarissa & John.”  It’s at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre 937 Liberty Ave, 3rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.


Home and the range

It’s not too late to go to the 35th Annual Duquesne Light Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show.  There are over 1700 exhibits. See Pittsburgh’s master gardener Doug Oster. Visit the Cooking Stage and see local chefs cook up something delicious. Find out all the latest in new gadgets and home appliances. Meet Pittsburgh Dad, Curt Wooten. It’s all at the Pittsburgh Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.


And now a sixth thing…

Hey Lady!

Pittsburgh comedian Gab Bonesso will be performing her family-friendly comedy show “Child Lady” on Friday, March 11. There’s a special appearance by Josh Verbanets of The Josh and Gab Show and the music group Meeting of Important People. Mike Buzzelli (oh, hey) will also be performing. Join the fun at the Arcade Comedy Theater, 811 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.


– MB

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