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Cool Picks Thursday August 16, 2012

1) The Pirates are seeking revenge for recent bombardments from the L.A Dodgers. They are squaring up the Pirate ship and preparing to open the gun port doors. Hopefully, the Pirates’  

Cool Picks Wednesday August 15, 2012

1) Nineties hard rock/metal band, Tesla, are bringing their power chords and soaring vocals to Stage AE. Their best songs include: What You Give, Signs, Hang Tough, Modern Day Cowboy, Song. 6:30 p.m.

Cool Picks Tuesday, August 14

1. Def Leppard‘s “Rock of Ages” tour continues as the internationally famous heavy metal band performs tonight at First Niagara Pavilion. The tour also features American glam metal band Poison, which gained  

Cool Picks Monday August 13, 2012

1) Take your family and friends out for the 2012 Pittsburgh Restaurant Week, which begins today. This is a week-long celebration of Pittsburgh’s vast and icious variety of foods, focusing this year on fine  

Cool Picks Sunday August 12, 2012

1) The Old Crow Medicine Show is putting on an outdoor concert at Stage AE. Stop by and enjoy their wall of rollicking bluegrass/roots sound. Special guests are The Lumineers. Doors open 6:30 pm. North  

Cool Picks Saturday August 11, 2012

1) R.A.N.T. (Rock All Night Tour) is happening in Lawrenceville. Let’s run the numbers: 1st annual, 30 bands (all different musical genres), 10 venues (including Allegheny Cemetery, Hambones, Thunderbird Cafe, Arsenal Lanes, Eclipse Lounge).  

Cool Picks Friday August 10, 2012

1) We lost a good man on Monday with the passing of  Marvin Hamlisch. Hamlisch was a singular sensation. He won many awards in several different categories. Grammy, Emmy, Oscar, Tony, Pulitzer were  

Cool Picks Thursday August 9, 2012

1) The Pittsburgh Steelers take on cross-state rivals, the Philaphia Eagles tonight. The smell of football is in the air, even if it’s only pre-season. Area sports bar deep fryers are