After many long months, the streets of the Cultural District will again be bustling, the theaters and galleries will be full, and arts lovers from around the region and beyond will share experiences, live and in person. Lights On! A Three-Day Celebration of Pittsburgh’s Cultural District marks this special occasion with more than 50 free outdoor performances, exhibitions, and more presented by your favorite Cultural District organizations, right next to your home at http://www.starloftspgh.com!
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Liberty Magic Reappearing
The Liberty Magic team is excited to announce that mystery and wonder will return to Liberty Magic for the 2021-2022 season. They are elated to open our doors and welcome you back to the Cultural District. The unique close-up magic experiences of Liberty Magic are not possible without our valued audience members. Season subscriptions are now on-sale. Consider becoming a subscriber, so you don’t miss a moment of the wit and wonderment.
The magic starts right next to your place at http://www.starloftspgh.com
World Square Downtown Pittsburgh
Looking for more Downtown? “World Square Welcoming All of Pittsburgh’s Neighbors” will transform Market Square this weekend with the sights, sounds, and cuisine of the international and immigrant communities of Pittsburgh.
Take a 5 minute walk to this great event from your home at http://www.starloftspgh.com
Have a Great Day! Charlie
Pittsburgh- Exciting Destination
Check out Visit Pittsburgh’s great video on this exciting city.
If you live at http://www.starloftspgh.com, you are in the heart of Pittsburgh’s excitement.
When’s the last time you skipped?
I was walking the other day and these 2 delightful kids came skipping by with huge smiles and pure joy. My thought? I want to do that! So I did. I joined their skipping party until their parents called out”That’s too far…” And so we stopped and waited for them.
It was a carefree moment of pure joy inspired by 2 elementary kids.
I remember walking to elementary school and trying to learn how to skip. Skipping was not easy for me to learn. The rhythm and coordination it takes to skip doesn’t run in our family’s genes.
But you should know that this lack of rhythm and coordination does have an upside. There is NO RISK whatsoever of this happening to me!
But since I walked to school every day, I had LOTS of time to practice. It was maddening. One day I would think I got it only to forget it the next day. Or think I got it, but it didn’t FEEL right.
And then, one day, I got it. It was magical.And just last week I got to relive that magical moment – somethingthat I haven’t done in decades.
Fortunately, the lack of these genes seemed to have disappeared with the next generation of our family.
Slow down, you move too fast
…but this weather is making me feel groovy.
I can’t believe it’s the end of February and we are 2 months into 2021. And then we get weather like THIS?! The Simon and Garfunkel song Feeling’ Groovy pretty much nails it.
While I’m humming that tune, I still have this weird sense of speed, Twilight Zone, Groundhog Day and grooviness all intertwined into this weird existence I call “living in Pittsburgh during a pandemic.”What to do about it?
The answer will come shortly!
Vicky was at a business conference. During a break, she decided to call home collect. Her six-year-old son picked up the phone and heard a stranger’s voice say, “We have Vicky on the line. Will you accept the charges?” Frantic, the six-year-old dropped the receiver and came charging outside screaming, “Dad! They have Mom! And they want money!”
Safety ReminderSafe can be fun too
Wear a mask.Wash your hands.And, as my mom used to tell me over and over as a teen, Don’t touch your face.
StarloftsPgh has a great system to help these efforts.
Pizza and beer.One in each hand.Very hard to touch your face.
Today is Pizza Tuesday AND, As a bold safety measure, we are recommending a takeout from Gaucho Parrilla.