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The Carlton’s Quick Picks

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Here are The Carlton’s Quick Picks for the week of October 4th.

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!


PNC Pops: The Fabulous 50s with Marvin Hamlisch & Sha Na Na

Thursday, October 7th at 7:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, October 8th – 9th at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 10th at 2:30 p.m.
The Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts features Marvin Hamlisch, conductor; Sha Na Na, vocalists. Put on your bobby socks and roll up your jeans because it is time to do a “Whole Lotta Shakin” with 1950s legends Sha Na Na, Marvin Hamlisch and your Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy hits, “Blue Moon”, “In the Still of the Night”, “Whole Lotta Shakin”, “At the Hope”, “Sandy” from Grease and more!
Following the performance on Saturday, October 9th, the Heinz Hall Lobby will be transformed into a 1950s sock hop. Come dressed in your best 1950s costume!
Tickets cost: $20.00 – $89.00
For more information call the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at 412-392-4900.

Pittsburgh Start! Heart Walk
Sunday, October 10th 2010
Registration – 8:30 a.m. Walk – 10:00 a.m.
Help the American Heart Association get America walking by supporting the 2010 Pittsburgh Start! at Heinz Field. As the signature fundraising event for the American Heart Association, the Start!
Heart Walk promotes physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun family environment. It’s also the cornerstone event for the Start! physical activity initiative – a “hometown celebration” for those who have worked hard to embrace healthier lifestyles
The life you save could be your own.
For more information call the American Heart Association at 412-702-1192

The Pittsburgh Penguins Home Games!
Thursday, October 7, 2010 The Pens take on the Flyers at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 9, 2010 It’s the Canadiens Vs. the Penguins at 7:00 p.m.

A Salute to America with Marvin and B.E. Taylor

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This weekend only, stop by Heinz Hall to enjoy this Salute to America! Join in raising the flag with conductor, Marvin Hamlisch and well-known Western Pennsylvania native and musician, B.E. Taylor.

This Pittsburgh premiere presents classic American songs including “God Bless America,” “This Land is Your Land,” and “The Star Spangled Banner” along with Taylor’s original orchestration, a moving rendition of The Pledge of Allegiance. For more information visit the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Be sure to stop by the Carlton Restaurant for a mean before the show and get a free limo ride to Heinz Hall!