Nightlife in Wilkinsburg

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

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

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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Showing a blend of current and classic cinematic entertainment, The Oaks Theater has remained Oakmont's only for-profit single-screen movie theater since its opening night in November 1938. The Junior Chamber of Commerce Players accompany a midnight screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, dancing, singing, and assembling popcorn monuments to the unfolding onscreen action. Seven feature-length films entice adrenal glands, letting viewers pick their poison from films such as Jonathan Demme's Academy Award–winning The Silence of the Lambs, the fang-centric Let the Right One In, or Halloween 4 featuring lovable loser Michael Myers. After sinking into one of The Oaks Theater's 430 seats, petrified patrons can cower behind a large soda or superstitiously squeeze the earlobe of their moviegoer companion.

310 Allegheny River Blvd
Oakmont,
PA
US

Tunes from a digital jukebox float throughout Somma Pizza, from the black-and-white-tile floors up to the sports jerseys hanging high above patrons’ heads. Next to walls painted Steelers black and gold, oven-baked hoagies and wraps jockey with burgers for table space. Shareable pizza pies—made fresh daily from hand-tossed dough—arrive topped with olives, hot-pepper rings, and sausage. TVs broadcast sports games, and a video-game room keeps thumbs busy, like a piano concerto composed for players wearing mittens.

380 Route 909
Verona,
PA
US

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
US

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
US