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.
President Trump's first proposed budget calls for $3.6 trillion cuts in government spending over the next decade in hope for a balanced budget, taking aim at social programs like healthcare, food stamps and housing for the poor while boosting the military, border defense and law enforcement. Critics say the Trump proposal would plunge the country back into recession and rip the social safety net away from people who need it most. The administration counters that the plan puts "taxpayers first" who shouldn't have to subsidize able-bodied people not contributing to the workforce.
KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll How many city police will move to the suburbs now that the residency requirement has been lifted?