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12.06.2017 by Amy Roberts
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If you’re smart, you may have saved up a vacation day or two to use for some “me time” around the holidays. If you’re not able to pack a bag for a short trip (or even a staycation), a day of playing hooky in your own city can ... [more]
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Sleigh My Name @ City Theatre - 12/15/2017 Broadway's Lauren Molina & Nick Cearley get stripped down and jazzed up with Pittsburgh's favorite musical theater stars! Don't miss the most outrageous holiday show of the season. The Skivvies, an award-winning undie-rock, comedy pop duo, perform stripped down, mashed up versions of holiday favorites with live music and special guest stars you know and love! babyGRAND will kick off the evening with an improvised two-person, fifteen minute, musical adaptation of an iconic holiday movie.  Connor McCanlus and Missy Moreno make up babyGRAND, an award-winning musical comedy duo of outrageous proportions who whip their dynamic flair for in-the-moment character creations and improvised song-making into a fun musical theater frenzy! Every show is different but the laughs never change! Ugly Sweater Contest: Think you have the tackiest holiday get up in the 'Burgh? babyGRAND is here to weigh in and trust us, they're experts! They'll be looking for the craziest get ups in the crowd all night and crown the best of the worst, with special prizes from City Theatre partners. Limited seats remain! Tickets start at $40. Subscribers save $5 with their season promo code.Under 30? Rush tickets will be available at the door for $20, beginning 2 hours before curtain. Have a group? Call the box office for special pricing: 412-431-2489.[more]
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Cider House Tours @ Threadbare Cider House - 12/16/2017 Get behind the scenes and see how Cider House makes our cider from scratch. Complete with a tasting of their core and experimental ciders in the works. Kids and adults are equally encouraged to join us! They promise it'll be a great time for all. Three Tours Every Saturday: x 11:30a (family) x 1:00p (adult) x 2:30p (adult) Adult 21+ Ticket – $15: Includes a Threadbare Cider cocktail to start, cider tastings throughout, snacks and the quirky history of Johnny Appleseed, the real man. Kids 4-20 Years Old Ticket – $7.50: Includes unfermented apple cider, hands on activities, and a cheese pizza at the end of the tour! Kids up to 3 Years Old Ticket – $ Free: Includes unfermented apple cider and hands on activities throughout the tour![more]
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Sleigh My Name @ City Theatre - 12/16/2017 Broadway's Lauren Molina & Nick Cearley get stripped down and jazzed up with Pittsburgh's favorite musical theater stars! Don't miss the most outrageous holiday show of the season. The Skivvies, an award-winning undie-rock, comedy pop duo, perform stripped down, mashed up versions of holiday favorites with live music and special guest stars you know and love! babyGRAND will kick off the evening with an improvised two-person, fifteen minute, musical adaptation of an iconic holiday movie.  Connor McCanlus and Missy Moreno make up babyGRAND, an award-winning musical comedy duo of outrageous proportions who whip their dynamic flair for in-the-moment character creations and improvised song-making into a fun musical theater frenzy! Every show is different but the laughs never change! Ugly Sweater Contest: Think you have the tackiest holiday get up in the 'Burgh? babyGRAND is here to weigh in and trust us, they're experts! They'll be looking for the craziest get ups in the crowd all night and crown the best of the worst, with special prizes from City Theatre partners. Limited seats remain! Tickets start at $40. Subscribers save $5 with their season promo code.Under 30? Rush tickets will be available at the door for $20, beginning 2 hours before curtain. Have a group? Call the box office for special pricing: 412-431-2489.[more]
Out of the Kitchen
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Ryan Hart, Chef De Cuisine, täkō + Poulet Bleu
You might recognize chef Ryan Hart from the open kitchen at täkō slinging some of the best tacos in town.  But come January, he will be swapping tortillas for baguettes at the newest concept from the Richard DeShantz Group, the French-inspired bistro Poulet Bleu.  So with the stress and hours of opening a new restaurant, we […] [more]