Nightlife in McKeesport

Rod Stewart & Santana – Up to 58% Off Concert

CONSOL Energy Center

$71 $30

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Rod Stewart's iconic voice meets the guitar genius of Carlos Santana in a legendary collaboration of rock 'n' roll titans

Up to 47% Off Erin Foley Standup Show

Cruze Bar

$54.50 $29

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Erin Foley brings TV- and club-sharpened skills seen to pride weekend, with an afterparty featuring DJ's and a drag show

Up to 55% Off Lunch or Dinner at Penn Brewery

Troy Hill

$35 $17

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Brewery housed in a 19th-century landmark building has menu filled with European flavors, including pierogi, schnitzel, and wurst

52% Off Comedy Show at Latitude 40

North Fayette

$60 $29

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Guests can nibble on casual cuisine between bouts of laughter during upcoming comedy shows

"Seussical the Musical" – Up to 58% Off

Byham Theater

$39.75 $19

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The mischievous Cat in the Hat relates a comical, rhyming tale inspired by the work of the renowned children's book author

Artemis Quartet – Up to 54% Off Chamber Music

Carnegie Music Hall

$39 $18

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Berlin-based quartet presents heavy-hitting works by Brahms and Beethoven, and a modernist gem by Kurtág

Up to Half Off Pearl Jam Tribute Band

Altar Bar

$39.91 $20

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Skilled quartet pays tribute to Pearl Jam with spot-on performances of classic hits

Half Off Pub Food at Hula Bar & Grill

Verona

$20 $10

Famous for wings in flavors from lemon oregano to wasabi ranch; the eatery also whips up specialty pizzas, burgers, and sandwiches

Up to Half Off Movie Tickets for Two or Four

Penn Hills

$14 $7

Independently owned and operated theater shows first-run blockbusters complete with popcorn, drinks, and snacks

Up to 53% Off Movie Outing at South Pike Cinemas

Sarver

$17 $8

First-run films such as Hotel Transylvania, End of Watch, and Trouble with the Curve

Twin Hi-Way Drive-In

McKees Rocks

$23 $12

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Double-feature showings of current films on two screens, with groups of two or four sharing buckets of popcorn and fizzy sodas

"The Miracle Worker" – Up to 52% Off Drama

State Theatre Center for the Arts

$31.50 $15

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The inspiring story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, the teacher who helped her learn to communicate with the world

The Doobie Brothers – Up to 62% Off

WesBanco Arena

$82.40 $34

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Golden-voiced rockers sing classic hits such as “Listen to the Music” and “Takin’ It to the Streets”

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Now in its 51st year, the McKeesport Little Theater puts on a rollicking adaptation of Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel, a comedy-drama that follows the roguish Randle Patrick McMurphy as he combats the draconian culture of a mental institution with a charming streak of rebellion. After successfully faking insanity to serve out his prison sentence in the hospital, Randle squares off with the sociopathic Nurse Ratched and enlists the support of an Indian whose presumed deafness and dumbness have enabled him to learn the benefits of deep introspection and the access codes for the ward’s chocolate-pudding fridge. The McKeesport Little Theater’s mission to bring quality theater to Western Pennsylvania benefits not only its audiences but also the play’s community-based actors, many of whom whittle their thespian teeth on the stage of the 207-seat theater, formerly a synagogue.

1614 Coursin St
McKeesport,
PA
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Dependable Drive-In has emblazoned its four outdoor screens with the latest blockbusters for more than 61 years, piquing the admiration of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporters. Customers can park their cars, vans, or mule-drawn carriages in the drive-in's enormous lot, where they can watch back-to-back double features whilst snuggled within their vehicle's cozy interior. As celebrity-saturated images illuminate the night, audience members can feast on popcorn and soft drinks from one of the three concession stands. A schedule of features including Happy Feet Two can entertain youthful spectators, and uproarious comedies such as Jack and Jill can amuse adults and fill the night air with sounds of hearty guffaws and nose-snorted sodas.

102 Fawn Dr
Clairton,
PA
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At Bossa Nova, it’s okay to begin a meal with cupcakes. In the baked chicken cupcakes—one of many tapas plates on the menu—mashed potatoes are substituted for frosting, and there’s a garnish of sautéed zucchini. Such innovative recipes are mixed in with a number of classic ones; you can also try fried calamari, spicy tuna tartar wrapped in cucumber, and a bacon, brie, and potato sandwich. These dishes are centered on a communal dining experience, which encourages you to try whatever tapas plate your friend is eating without first pretending to have somehow misplaced your own. In addition to tapas, the kitchen serves up larger entrees such as Spanish chorizo and beef filet.

The restaurant's space is just as eclectic as the cuisine, with a circular bar covered in mosaic tiles acting as the centerpiece. Stop here to order wine and cocktails, and on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, guests head to the dance floor during DJ sets. Chandeliers and vibrant artwork surround the tables spread throughout the dining room, and there are nooks embedded into the walls if you want a more intimate setting.

123 7th St
Pittsburgh,
PA
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Owner and chef Omar Mediouni imbues La Casa Tapas and Wine Bar's menu of traditional Spanish and Moroccan small plates and entrees with local ingredients and an appetite for culinary fusion that, according to Pittsburgh City Paper, "combines sophistication and comfort, authenticity and simplicity." Flagpole-addicted tongues warm up with a choice of 16 hot tapas, including the chorizo catalan's spicy sautéed sausage and spinach in a red-wine reduction ($10), and tomatoes, sweet pepper, and eggplant form the base of a duo of Moroccan dips ($8 each). Larger entrees ($16–$28) sneak garbanzo beans, chicken, lamb, and eggplant into piles of couscous or saffron paella rice like parents tucking Easter eggs into an egg carton.

Nestled within a brick house along a neighborhood street in Shadyside, La Casa Tapas and Wine Bar greets springtime by opening its patio to warm breezes and showers of cupid arrows. Inside, a hanging Spanish guitar, lanterns lit by candles, and the wide grin of a bright red hearth contribute to a cozy, eclectic spirit.

5884 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

The readers of Pittsburgh Magazine have heaped mounds of praise on Alchemy N' Ale, a rustic pub known for its savory entrees and crisp libations. In a 2012 readers' poll, Alchemy received the second-place spot for Best Burger and took home first-place honors as Best Pub. To see what the fuss is about, all you need to do is sit down and look around. Faux ivy clings to exposed-brick walls, which surround diners as they sink their teeth into mouthwatering burgers or quintessential pub eats such as fish 'n' chips and shepherd’s pie. The recently expanded menu also showcases entrees for vegans and vegetarians as well as dishes forged from local, organic, and Fulbright scholarship–winning ingredients.

5147 Butler St
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1896, and its reputation was as big as its sound right from the start. Andrew Carnegie was an early backer, and reportedly claimed that it was the best orchestra in the country. More than a century later, the organization still enjoys its status as a nationally renowned organization. And the PSO continues to take pride in its acclaim—perhaps expanding on Carnegie's earlier view, current Music Director Manfred Honeck called the company "one of the world's finest orchestras."

The long-lived PSO makes its home in an equally historic venue. Converted from an opulent movie palace in 1971, when Americans swore off movies in favor of high culture, Heinz Hall proves itself an exceptional music venue. Fine acoustics please ears, while eyes take in glittering chandeliers and glints of gold leaf.

600 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh,
PA
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