Cool Picks Monday October 8, 2012

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1) Engelbert Humperdinck, who was born Arnold George Dorsey in India, and moved to England as a child of ten, will sing his hits including After the Lovin, Release Me, The Last Waltz at The Palace Theatre tonight. 8 p.m. Greensburg.

2) Margaret Cho, American comedian (also fashion designer, actress, author, recording artist and gay icon) brings her stand up comedy to the IMPROV. 8 p.m., 166 E. Bridge Street, the Waterfront, Homestead.

3) Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum is offering free admission today as part of Allegheny County RADical Days. Learn more about how fellow Pittsburghers lived and died in service to our nation. On display are military artifacts, personal mementos, the “Gettysburg Room (devoted to Civil War history),” and the “Hall of Valor (devoted to American heroes).” Note: The film “Silence of the Lambs,” which was shot in Pittsburgh, used the third floor Grand Ballroom for the movie’s “cage” scene. 10 a.m – 4 p.m.  4141 Fifth Ave, Oakland.

4) The Savoy Restaurant hosts it’s Savoy Jazz Mondays with the Roger Humphries Trio. Tonight’s featured performer is Jay Willis, tenor saxophonist. 6-10 p.m. 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District.

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