By Michael “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant
Read Light District
Thursday, March 9, is the Mad Muse presents “The Literary Brothel: A Grand Guignol.” Lilith DeVille will guide you through the brothel where you will enticed by The Sacred Literary Whores to come to their rooms for their Grand Guignol Stories. The Literary Brothel is at 449 Jefferson Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15202. For more information and tickets, click here.
Saturday, March 11, you can attend a fundraiser and Book Release party for Alan Olifson’s “ManChild: My Life without Adult Supervision.” The local host of the Moth StorySLAMs and creator of the acclaimed storytelling series “WordPlay,” will share some stories from the book. Music will be provided by Tracksploitation. A $10 donation gets you a copy of the book. See and hear all the fun at Repair the World, 6022 Broad Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. For more information, click here.
Ticket to Ride
Saturday, March 11, it’s time to get on the B.U.S. (Bricolage Urban Scrawl). Playwrights ride on local buses and then concoct plays from the experience. It’s a daring expose of Pittsburgh’s most adventurous artists. It’s at the August Wilson Center for African History, 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
We Will Rock You
You can go see Girls Rock on Friday, March 10. See 63 women from Pittsburgh and the surrounding area exhibit their work to support Girls Rock Pittsburgh. The works include conceptual images inspired by music and/or feminist views. It’s at Percolate: Art Space, Gallery, and Creative Laboratory, 317 S. Trenton Avenue, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221. For more information, click here.
Unpredictable thrills, side-splitting comedy and daredevil stunts combine at Circo Comedia. Jean Saucier and Patrick Cote of Montreal perform acrobatic tricks, daring feats, magic and more. It’s at the Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.