Cool Picks Monday December 3, 2012

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1) Celtic Women are in town. What a great combination. “Celtic Woman” teaming up with the Pittsburgh Symphony for “A Christmas Celebration–The Symphony Tour” joins the angelic-voiced women (their performance specials are popular on PBS) with the power of a live, dynamic symphony orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Heinz Hall. 600 Penn Ave., Downtown Cultural District.

2) South Florida hip-hop artist, Ace Hood, takes the stage at Altar Bar tonight. Also riding with Hood tonight are Double A-B, Lucius, J. Dunlap. 7 p.m. 1620 Penn Ave., Strip District.

3) Savoy Restaurant’s Savoy Jazz Mondays are hosted by the Roger Humphries Trio. Tonight’s featured jazz artist is noted guitarist, Jimmy Ponder. 5-9 p.m. No cover. 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District.

4) Macy’s Holiday Windows downtown make for a fun family outing, especially combined with a burger and a shake from Macy’s (previously Kaufmann’s) Tic Toc Restaurant.  An old tradition from Kaufmann’s days, the well-loved Tic Toc Shop is now the Tic Toc Restaurant  under Macy’s shingle.  Note the limited hours (Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m., 1st floor).  Try a grilled Swiss and bacon on sourdough bread!  400 Fifth Ave., Downtown.