A group of people from Pittsburgh including Native Americans and healthcare workers will travel to North Dakota this week to join a protest against a pipeline that threatens a tribe’s water and sacred land. Jared McCray, a night-shift housekeeper at UPMC Mercy, started a GoFundMe page to help get the group there. “If we let people pollute water in North Dakota, they can pollute water anywhere,” he told The Incline.
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SUPERIOR COURT: 🖕 IS NOT A CRIME
Giving someone the middle finger is not a crime, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania ruled Monday. In 2015, a Troy Hill man was found guilty of disorderly conduct for flipping off his ex-wife. That man appealed the ruling, as the Tribune-Review reported, and the Superior Court justices overturned the verdict. “Unless the First Amendment was repealed when I was not looking, giving someone the finger should not constitute a crime,” Senior Justice Eugene B. Strassburger wrote.
|What||New Voices Pittsburgh will screen Ava DuVernay's "13th," a documentary about the American criminal justice system, at the Carnegie Library's Homewood branch. Dinner will be served. Free, but RSVP required.|
|Where||Carnegie Library Homewood at 7101 Hamilton Ave. (Homewood)|
|When||November 1, 2016 at 7:30 pm|
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‘POGO FOR THE PSO’
Can you pogo while raising money for a cause you believe in? Jonah Hertzman can. The young musician is trying to raise $5,000 for the striking Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for his Bar Mitzvah project, Slipped Disc reported.
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Actor Bryan Cranston will discuss his memoir “A Life in Parts,” on Nov. 20 at City Theatre, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. His memoir revisits the range of parts he’s played from astronaut to candy bar spokesperson to U.S. president. Plus, keep an eye out for Cranston around the ‘Burgh this month, as he films “Last Flag Flying,” according to the PG.