Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Pittsburgh Symphony Star Wars

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Fri, Jul 19 – Sun, Jul 21, 2019 Get Tickets Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra HEINZ HALL “You must feel the Force around you…” The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back  featuring screenings of the complete film with Oscar®-winning composer John Williams’ musical score performed live to the […]

Q&A with Ona Louise About Drag Queen Story Hour

Ona Louise Drag Queen Story Hour

At the end of June, several local Drag Queen Story Hour events were scheduled to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall. Two events were cancelled by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and the Children’s Museum in response to non-specific online threats. Four events continued as planned – readings at the White Whale and Classic Lines […]

Ed Pinto, Phat Man Dee Drop Bubble Bath Video This Weekend with Rubber Duckie Cameo

Ed Pinto Pittsburgh

Ed Pinto has upped his investment in the “How much would you pay to hear Ed Pinto’s life story?” fundraiser for #AMPLIFY with this video that dropped over the weekend. Quick Recap – Ed is offering up chronicling his life story for the AMPLIFY archive as a fun fundraiser. We are trying to raise $2,000 […]

Thursday Night the @PghSymphony Hosts Thorgy Thor’s US Symphonic Premiere

Thorgy Tor Pittsburgh

Violinist, violist and cellist Thorgy Thor (from RuPaul’s Drag Race) performs with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in the U.S. premiere of this can’t-miss symphonic spectacular! Beethoven, Mozart & Bernstein ✔ Madonna, Bruno Mars & Dolly Parton ✔ A thrilling and hilariously theatrical show! ✔   The performance will include some mature themes, so adult supervision and audience discretion is advised Get your tickets […]

How much would you pay to hear Ed Pinto’s queer life story? #AMPLIFY

Ed Pinto Pittsburgh

This is Ed Pinto aka Eduardo Pienta aka Eddie the Jagoff. I met Ed in January 2017 at a fundraiser organized by Viva Valezz to support the ACLU. His body was covered in ink, the ‘script’ of a performance spoken word piece. I was impressed that he could do a backbend and had very pretty […]

Drag Artist Jade Elektra Wows Toronto AIDS Vigil with Her Version of ‘Undetectable’

Photo of Jade Elektra 'Undetectable'

This weekend, our Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is hosting a tribute to Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole. Their songbook is on my mind or in my ear, I suppose. So this video caught my eye when I was browsing My Fab Disease: Mark S. King writes After performing the song publicly once or twice, Jade […]

Win a Pair of Tickets to see @PghSymphony Pops Season Finale ‘Nat & Natalie’ #Giveaway

PIttsburgh Symphony Orchestra Unforgettable

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestras PNC Pops season finale is coming up, June 21-23 at Heinz Hall with “Nat & Natalie: Unforgettable” The voice: so smooth, so clear, so cool. The hits: so many – “Too Young,” “Nature Boy,” “Get Your Kicks,” “Mona Lisa” and many, many more! Conductor Byron Stripling is joined by Denzal Sinclaire and Dee […]

PRIDE GIVEAWAY – Enter for a Pair of Tickets to Renaissance City Choir #PghPride

Pride Renaissance City Choir giveaway

Saturday marks the kick-off of Pride month here in Pittsburgh and we are very excited to partner with Renaissance City Choir to give away a pair of passes to the very FIRST Pride event – their annual Pride Concerts. Join Renaissance City Choir for our 2019 Pride Concert: A Celebration of our Community of Singers! We […]

Review: Damien Jurado Performs in Pittsburgh

Damien Jurado

We sent Ledcat to review the Damien Jurado performance with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust – Sue I have listened to Damien Jurado on WYEP for years, but did not own any of his records and had never seen him in concert. I knew his music from the Netflix documentary Wild Wild Country and knew it […]

Q&A with Dramaturg Clare Drobot on Her Role as Director of New Play Development with City Theatre

Michelle Drobot City Theatre

The final play in the 2018-2019 season of City Theatre is We Are Among Us, May 11 – June 2, 2019. With her military contractor career firmly behind her, single mother Laura finally has her son front-and-center in her life. But when a reporter appears demanding answers to a covered-up, decade-old story from her time in […]