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The Carlton’s Quick Picks

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Here are The Carlton’s Quick Picks for the week of August 30th.

Remember, you can always find more events on the Post-Gazette’s Event Calendar as well as the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Calendar.

These are just a few of our favorites!

Reading Room in Market Square
Relax with a good book on Tuesday, August 31st 2010 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Market Square.
The Carnegie Library of PittsburghDowntown & Business brings the books to you. Your day is hectic enough, why not sit back and relax with a book while sipping an iced coffee from one of Market Square’s unique shops? Browse the used book sale and pick up a great read!

Pittsburgh Pirates Vs. Washington Nationals
Enjoy a ball game this week, on Friday, September 3rd 2010 – Saturday, September 4th 2010 at 7:05 p.m. at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park at North Shore
The Pirates are taking on the Nationals this weekend, and you won’t want to miss it!

Lady Gaga is Coming to Pittsburgh!
Lady Gaga, the outrageous pop-star herself, is coming to Pittsburgh this Sunday, September 5th, 2010. Her show will be at 8 p.m. at the Consol Energy Center.
Tickets cost $183.75, $89.25, $59.50, and are hard to come by for this extremely popular show!

The Phantom of the Opera Comes to Pittsburgh

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This Wednesday August 25th, 2010 – Sunday, September 19th, 2010 at the Benedum Center, The Phantom of the Opera, one of the best musicals of all time, has come to Pittsburgh!

The Phantom Of The Opera returns to the Benedum Center to take your breath away once again. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s international award-winning phenomenon directed by Harold Prince is now the longest running show in Broadway history.

Don’t miss your chance to experience the one show that The London Sunday Times called “God’s gift to the musical theatre.”

Visit the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust for details on admission and times.

Time for Wine

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Cool down this summer with a wine spritzer.
Bukisa.com shows you how simple it is to make this effervescent treat!

What you’ll need:
Wine of your choice
Soda of your choice
Fruit of your choice

Step 1
Frost some glasses by putting them in the freezer for a little while.

Step 2
Take your frosted glass and add your wine about 2/3 full. Now take your soda of choice and add it until you are about a 1/2 inch from the top of the glass.

Step 3
Slice up a little of your fruit and add to the drink for a little extra flavor.

Step 4
Enjoy your fresh bubbly wine spritzer!