Sherlock Holmes “The Crucifer of Blood” at PICT; Club Cafe Hosts Angel Snow (CPs Tues., 12/17/13)
1) Bad things are happening to two British soldiers who also are murderers as well as thieves of a sacred treasure chest. Don’t worry, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are on the case in Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre’s latest production, The Crucifer of Blood. This Sherlock and Dr. Watson team are superbly played by David Whalen and Justin R. G. Holcomb, respectively. Directed by Matt Torney. 10:15 a.m. and 7 p.m. Continues through Dec. 21. Charity Randall Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial next to Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning on Forbes Avenue, Oakland.
2) South Side’s Club Café hosts rising star singer/songwriter Angel Snow (what a great name). Snow started singing in the church choir at the age of six and was soon gaining the spotlight with solo performances. She counts musician Allison Krauss as one of her major influences and has even wrote three songs that Krauss and her band Union Station recorded for the deluxe version of their latest album. Opening is Brad Yoder and Jim Platt . 8 p.m. 56-58 S. 12th St.
3) Pittsburgh’s Christmas ambassador, singer B.E. Taylor, takes the stage for his 17th annual B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert. Taylor reworks classic holiday songs in a bold way to create new traditions. 7:30 p.m. Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Cultural District.
4) At Theater Square, trumpeter and vocalist Benny Benack III is the featured performer at this week’s Tuesday night jazz series at the Backstage Bar. No cover. 5 – 11 p.m. 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District.