And one more visit from each of the presidential candidates. Democrat Hillary Clinton will be in front of the Cathedral of Learning today, KDKA reported. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for the noon event. Yes, she was just at Heinz Field on Friday with a Pittsburgh-famous crew. And Donald Trump was in Moon last night, where thousands waited to hear his speech even though he was more than two hours late.
JUST LIKE MAGIC
It happened 100 years ago, and it happened again Sunday. In less time than it took to prepare, magician Lee Terbosic wriggled out of a straitjacket while dangling 90 feet in the air. (See above.) The stunt marks 100 years since Harry Houdini — who performed in Pittsburgh 11 times —did the same trick in the same location, PennLive reported. Terbosic, 34, said performing the trick was everything to him and a way to be connected to “the greatest magician of all time,” per the Tribune-Review.
REVISITING THE NEGRO LEAGUE AND LEGACY SQUARE
Until not long ago, the Pittsburgh Pirates’ PNC Park had bronze life-size statues of seven famous Negro League players. And Sean Gibson, executive director of the nonprofit and Pittsburgh-based Josh Gibson Foundation and great-grandson of the player, doesn’t want them forgotten. “Whether it’s MLB history or Negro League history, it’s baseball history. And that can never be forgotten,” Gibson told The Undefeated.
What could be more appropriate than an election eve screening of Mike Judge's "Idiocracy"? Row House Cinema is showing the film Monday at 3:30, 5:30, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. If you want to avoid the election results, the theater is also showing the film Tuesday at 10 p.m.
Where: Row House Cinema at 4115 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When: November 7, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.
How much: $6.50-$9
THE INCLINE LIKES
Why not watch tomorrow’s results roll in at an election night watch party? Some offer drinks, others give you one more chance to take a stance against a certain presidential candidate. Oh, and The Incline is having a watch party too, with drink specials and election-themed Cards Against Humanity. Come hang out with us!
THE GO-TO PLACE FOR SEVERED HEADS
The Pittsburgh Opera needed a severed head for its production of “Salome.” Naturally, they turned to Tolin FX, David Bernabo reported for The Glassblock. “If you’re looking for a severed head in Pittsburgh,” owner Steve Tolin told Bernabo, “you’re usually going to wind up calling us.