Sunday, October 22, 2017
Patti Austin: Beyond the American Songbook
GRAMMY®-winning artist Patti Austin brings her magnificent voice and jazzy style to classic songs from the Great American Songbook–and beyond! Together with Lawrence Loh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Austin will enchant you with music from Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and Duke Ellington, plus her own hit songs “Baby, Come to Me,” “How Do You Keep the Music Playing?” and many others.
Telling the stories that make Pittsburgh unique, online and in person MYTHBURGH finds myth and inspiration in the creepy, epic, weird, and truly Pittsburgh stories, told by Pittsburghers and adapted by local playwrights into short plays and digital content. Featuring a recurring cast of characters with their own online lives and a site-specific location, Mythburgh will push the limits of live theatre and engage audiences online and in person.
In a report by the state recovery coordinators, responsible for guiding the city governments financial comeback, is recommending Pittsburgh exit distressed status under state Act 47 designed to help struggling municipalities steady their finances. The guidance comes after Mayor Peduto's announcement that he would seek to remove the designation by early 2018. The report said "The city has strategies in place to address its primary legacy costs — employee pensions, retired employee health care and workers' compensation — while maintaining its workforce and increasing the necessary investment in Pittsburgh's infrastructure."
KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll Should colleges abolish social fraternities and sororities on their campuses?