Review: the Women of Wakanda, Forever

Women of Wakanda

As always keep in mind that we are not professional reviewers. We are just lesbians with opinions. Contains plot spoilers. Wakanda Forever is a lush, lengthy tribute to the contributions of Black women to the magic of the kingdom. of Wakanda and all kingdoms. From Queen to General and guardians, from the African women in […]

Review: Sudan Archives/Kurt Vile at the Warhol Museum Sound Series

Sudan Archives/Kurt Vile Review On Saturday, October 15, I went to the Warhol Museum Sound Series block party. The venue was set up on Isabella Street on the North Side, around the corner from the Andy Warhol museum. The stage was set up facing the river and the park. The location wasn’t bad and there […]

Review: Frozen the Musical Enchants Disney Fans of All Ages

Note – I caught a bad cold (ironc?) and was unable to attend the musical myself, but our intrepid team went and reported out to me – Sue “It is the best Disney musical so far,” pronounced my 11-year-old nibling, Elijah. He’s not alone as every performance is almost sold out during the Pittsburgh run […]

Review: Clyde’s Whet’s the Appetite for the New City Theatre Season

This is going to be an abbreviated review because our household is sick (cold, not COVID-19) and have been out of commission all week. And as I often remind you, we are not trained reviewers. Clyde’s is running now through Sun., Oct. 16 at City Theatre on Pittsburgh’s South Side. This play is, as the kids […]

Review: Mai Khoi’s Musical Show ‘Bad Activist’

Mai Khoi Bad Activist

I would also recommend this performance to anyone who is complacent about January 6 or any of the other dark clouds gathering around our fragile democracy. Her story aptly highlights why “populist” authoritarians are bad for the health and well-being of their country.   On Thursday, September 15, 2022, I went to see a performance of […]

We Were Fired as a Nielsen Family Because We Had COVID-19

Neilsen Ratings Fired Our Family

We wanted to be a Nielsen Family because we know accurate ratings are important for the survival of quality programming. We are avid consumers of media and grieve the closure of stations and outlets and publications. We wanted to do our bit to help. This is the sort of blog post you just never see […]

Review: The Mountain Goats ‘Bleed Out’ at Roxian Theatre (and a little bit about parking)

I like this band because they sing songs constructed around stories of people who have been wronged, abused, marginalized. And that theme resonates with me. Ledcat I attended the Mountain Goats’ concert last night at the Roxian Theatre in McKees Rocks. Here below are my thoughts on the concert venue and the concert itself. The […]

The Six Things I Hope ‘This Is Us’ Addresses in the Final Six Episodes

First, always, is Miguel. How did and Rebecca find their way back from Facebook to marriage? What’s up with his kids now? Why haven’t we really had conversations between this Latinx man of color and Randall around their experiences of racial injustice? Miguel was a Latinx man in Pittsburgh in the 70s and 80s. Being […]

Book Review: The Maisie Dobbs Mysteries

This is hands down one of my all-time favorite series of books. In fact, it was in response to a review of Book 1 in the series on NPR that I actually BOUGHT the book. I bought a hardcover book. That was huge for me. I looked up the review and it is online if […]

Review: ‘Pretty Woman the Musical’ from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Read here for more information on COVID-19 protocols at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Last Tuesday, my musical loving friend, Sarah P, and I ventured to the Benedum to see “Pretty Woman” the musical. Based upon the 1990’s movie, it is a Cinderella fairy tale of sorts for the modern age. The show began with an […]