‘The Chief’ at Pittsburgh Public Theater (CPs Sun., 1/5/2014

1) Football season may be over in Pittsburgh, but you can still get a Steelers fix at the O’Reilly Theater with The Chief. The famed one-man show features Tom Atkins as Steelers founder Art Rooney, Sr. Set just after the Steelers’ Super Bowl X victory, the show has Rooney giving the audience an intimate talk about everything from his upbringing to the formation of the Steelers. Adapted for film in 2010, The Chief has continued to captivate audiences and remind us of the Steelers’ glory days of the 1970s. 2 and 7 p.m. 621 Penn Ave., Cultural District.

2) Had your fill with holiday songs? The Rex Theater wants to wish everybody A Metal Christmas and A Heavy New Year! Your inner metalhead will rejoice at this lineup featuring eight bands and amps that go up to 12.  Get your rock on with some incredible metal tunes by Our Last Night, A Loss For Words, My Ticket Home, and One Year Later. Local music for this performance also includes the bands Beyond Daylight, Forever I Remain, Danger of Falling, and Promise & Fiction. Start your 2014 concert list off with a [head]bang. 1602 E. Carson St., South Side.

3) Local Reggaeton DJ Juan Diego spins some dance-inducing tunes for your SPens vsunday night at Jergel’s Rhythm Grille. Chase away the end-of-weekend blues with some upbeat Latin rhythms that will have you running for the dance floor. Sweat off some of those holiday sweets while you shake what your mama gave you. If you’re a little nervous, find some liquid courage in one of the house’s 18 draft beer choices or the extensive wine list. Reggaeton is all about fun, so get out there and have some! 7 p.m. 103 Slade Ln., Warrendale.

4) Step aside, Frosty and Rudolph. If you’ve had enough of the feel-good movies and need to be scared senseless, you’ll want to check out Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, released this weekend. A cousin to the Paranormal Activity series, this film is neither a prequel nor a sequel, so it’s okay if you haven’t seen the others in the franchise. Maintaining its PA feel of documentary-like “found footage,” The Marked Ones follows Jesse and his friends as they investigate a death in a downstairs apartment. What they find is truly terrifying as we get the sometimes-necessary reminder to just stay out of the basement. Think you’re ready? Watch the trailer and check Fandango for theaters and showtimes.

5) No need to mourn the lack of Pittsburgh sports today. The boys of winter, our Pittsburgh Penguins, take on the Winnipeg Jets at the Consol Energy Center. It’s even a 1 p.m. start time to ease the transition of our focus from football to hockey. 1 p.m. 1001 Fifth Ave., Uptown.

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