Cool Picks Thursday January 24, 2013

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1) Brother Joscephus and the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra are in town at Club Cafe to further their mission of “making the world a more righteous place.” The band is led by Brother Joscephus and his mystical cohort, the Right Reverend Dean Dawg. The 12-piece band creates a rich musical gumbo comprised of: New Orleans rhythms, old school soul, classic rock and feel-good gospel music. Special guest are Nightly Standard. Musical entertainment and spiritual good times commence at 8 p.m. 56-58 S. 12th St., South Side.

2) Jeremy Kost presents his first solo museum exhibition, Friends with Benefits, at the Andy Warhol Museum. Jeremy Kost is a noted chronicler of sexuality, gender and nightlife. The installation is a group of works that features the life of Pittsburgh “drag” performers,  employing his favorite medium to work in, Polaroid photographs.  Kost often uses the photos to form the background of silk screen silk paintings or complex multi-layer photo montages. Polaroid photos were also a favorite artistic medium of his mentor, Andy Warhol also explored. One exhibition piece is a photo collage involving Warhol’s grave. Runs through January 27th. 117 Sandusky St., North Shore. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

3) Who’s Bad-the Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band, puts on a show tonight at Jergel’s Rhythm Grille. No word yet on whether Jackson’s chimp, Bubbles will be there. 8 p.m. 103 Slade Lane, Warrendale.

4) Pittsburgh Filmmakers screens Beasts of the Southern Wild, an American fantasy/drama and Oscar nominee for Best Picture, Actress, and Screenplay, tonight at their Regent Square Theater. 8 p.m. 1035 S. Braddock Ave., Regent Square.


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