It’s great timing for Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week, running from April 17 to 26 – the perfect chance to sample the region’s best craft brews and work up a shortlist for those summer afternoons on the porch.
Hitchhiker Brewing Co. brings craft brewing and a fun atmosphere to Mt.Lebanon.
Chicago’s famed Second City comedy company delivers a rip-roaring road show at Pittsburgh Public Theater.
Comedian and actor Carlos Mencia loves performing standup and entertains his audiences with funny, sometimes raw, bits about current news topics, race, culture, and family.
Entertainment Central catches up with comedian and impressionist Pablo Francisco. We learn about new twists on classic material and his comedic roots.
When growing up in the New York City area, Aries Spears was the funny kid in his family.
“Do you want to go to the Dirty Ball?”
“The Dirty Ball.”
“What’s a Dirty Ball?”
“I’m not sure, but I have two free tickets.”
Before 2009, I’d never heard of Attack Theatre’s Dirty Ball. The only Pittsburgh theaters I knew about were in the Cultural District. I’d just moved back to the city that year, after a brief stint in southern Virginia, and was reconnecting with friends. One of them, Katie, invited me to the Dirty Ball.
It was a last-minute invite, I
It used to be said that soul singer James Brown was the hardest working man in show business. One contender for that title today is Cedric the Entertainer. A cultural touchstone for contemporary American society, Cedric entertains us in a multitude of ways—as a comedian, actor, TV-show host, and singer, performing both on screen and live on stage.
I caught up with Cedric recently in a phone interview. He was working in New York., but
Tom Green is driven toward comedic success. He always has been. Green never wanted to wait to be discovered; he’s always been in the comic vanguard compelling audiences to pay attention to him. At the tender age of 15 when most kids are self-conscious, worried about acne and getting a date, he was performing standup at Yuk Yuk’s comedy club in his hometown of Ottawa, Canada. He’ll be bringing his latest standup to
Autumn isn’t everybody’s cup of tea, but maybe it should be. Think about it. The heat and humidity of the brutal Pittsburgh summer are finally waning, it’s cool enough for a hoodie at night, and the warm, rustic colors of fall make a comeback. I’m enjoying the foliage on my afternoon commute as I approach the inbound Fort Pitt Tunnels and again on Route 28 as I follow the Allegheny River. This