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Updated on: 02/12/19The Tempest is a classic by William Shakespeare that has survived the centuries amongst his portfolio of acclaimed works. Booking.com The Tempest is a modern rendition with a stellar all-female cast, led by Tamara Tunie (of Law and Order fame), that I knew I couldn't miss. The Tempest by the Pittsburgh Public Theater The play begins with the main character, played by Tamara Tunie, is in a hospital with cancer. The...

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Updated on: 01/21/19The Good Wood Barrel-Aged Beer Festival is an annual event hosted by Wigle Whiskey and East End Brewing. Booking.com While on the smaller end of beer festivals, this one packs a punch as all beers served have been aged in barrels- our kind of niche beer festival in Pittsburgh! The Best Part About the Good Wood Barrel-Aged Festival? The Size Before discussing the beer, we have to talk about one of the real perks of...

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Updated on: 12/20/18During the holiday season there are so many events and concerts that vie for your attention, but The Pittsburgh Symphony's Holiday Pops concert is one that should definitely be on your list to attend. Booking.com This family-friendly concert has something for everyone with special guest performers and a fantastic variety of holiday music. Holiday Pops is a Festive Christmas Tradition While the Holiday Pops...

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Updated on: 12/11/18We first had pierogies from the Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church at the Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival. We had heard the glory of the church's famed dumplings, but never quite made it happen until fate intervened and put us all at the same festival. Booking.com It was truly love at first bite. When we visited the church's table at the festival they were handing out cards for their Christmas pierogi sale, and we...

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Updated on: 01/14/19The Nutcracker is a classic ballet that is a Christmas tradition for many. With familiar music, hundreds of colorful and dramatic costumes, and a story full of wonder, it's easy to see why this ballet keeps people returning to performances year after year. Booking.com The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre has been performing The Nutcracker for decades, and yet each year there are new twists to enjoy. The Nutcracker is a...

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Updated on: 01/14/19When it comes to holiday festivities, one of the best places in Pittsburgh to visit is Phipps Conservatory.  Their winter flower show, which begins the Friday after Thanksgiving and runs until early-January, is a celebration of the holiday season with festive art pieces, an array of gorgeous winter flowers, and some of the most beautifully decorated Christmas trees in Pittsburgh. Booking.com For our visit to the...

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