Friday, February 17, 2017
Environmental Film Series: Bringing it Home
7 - 9 p.m.
Join the designer of “America’s First Hemp House" on his mission to find the healthiest building materials to construct a safe environment for his daughter, who has chemical sensitivities. Learn about hemp’s past, present and future, and afterwards, join an enlightening panel discussion with Walnut Hill Farms Proprietor Michael Kovach, who will share firsthand knowledge about the benefits of chemical-free farming.
PNC Pops: Broadway Standing Ovations
The biggest showstoppers – from nearly two dozen smash Broadway hits! It's a tribute to "Broadway's Standing Ovations." Jack Everly leads the Pittsburgh Symphony's PNC Pops in your favorites from Oklahoma!, Camelot, South Pacific, West Side Story, Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera and more.
Alphabet City Tour
Tour Alphabet City, the new headquarters of City of Asylum. This former Masonic Hall is now dedicated to the arts and artists with a bookstore, restaurant and performance venue, and with elements designed by various artists. Visit publicartpittsburgh.org for more information.
The American Civil Liberties Union is angry with Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe after they say he blamed the organization for the violence in Charlottesville last Saturday. The Governor contends the City wanted to move the demonstration out of downtown to an open field park but the ACLU threatened a lawsuit. ACLU places responsibility on passive law enforcement unable to ensure the safety of both protesters and counter-protesters, seeming to be waiting for violence to take place so they could declare an unlawful assembly and clear the area.
Should Pennsylvania call a constitutional convention to revamp state government?