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The Weekender, Pittsburgh weekend entertainment, talent network entertainment, talent network Pittsburgh, what to do in Pittsburgh

Welcome to The Weekender: An overview of Pittsburgh’s entertainment for August 21 through August 21 – ranging from music to comedy and everything in between…… Read More »


Jim Krenn, Captain Wild Bill, Terry Jones, Jim Krenn: No Restrictions, comedy podcast, Pittsburgh

In this special episode of Jim Krenn: No Restrictions, Jim Krenn and Terry Jones set sail on the Gateway Clipper on Pittsburgh’s Monongahela River with Captain Wild Bill Wichrowski from Deadliest Catch! Listen in for talk of: their parody skit “Deadliest Carp,” Bill’s return to his hometown of Pittsburgh, how he got into crab fishing and working with his son Zack, working your way up to crab fishing, how Bill was never a greenhorn, guys running away to Alaska & background checks, clowns on social media, stuff you don’t see on TV, Bill’s take on “The Perfect Storm,” his visits to Steelers Training Camp & Pirates batting practice, being part of Pittsburgh again, hanging out with Dale Jr., fixing Karma through charity work and much more!… Read More »


Bark in the Dark 2014, Animal Friends, Jim Krenn, Pittsburgh Fundraiser, Animal Fundraiser

This Saturday, August 23, join Animal Friends for Bark in the Dark, a Pledge Walk and Summer Festival at Hartwood Acres Park Amphitheater! Featuring comedy by Jim Krenn, music by One Sweet Burgh (Dave Matthews Cover Band) and various entertainment including games, a vendor fair, “Puparazzi” Photo Booth, food trucks, adoptable pets and the NEW Jim Krenn’s Pet Look Alike Contest, you don’t want to miss out!… Read More »


2014 Pittsburgh 50 Finest, 50 Finest Gala, Pittsburgh entertainment

The 2014 Pittsburgh 50 Finest have wrapped up their successful summer of fundraising, collectively raising more than $297,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation! To celebrate their accomplishments, the 50 Finest came together for the Gala at the Omni William Penn, chaired by Doc Mendelson and hosted by Frank Murgia and Elena LaQuatra.… Read More »


Roberto Clemente, Pittsburgh Pirates, Frank Cappelli, Cappelli and Company

In honor of what would be the great Roberto Clemente’s 80th Birthday, check out this video excerpt from Pittsburgh Icon, children’s entertainer Frank Cappelli of “Cappelli and Company.”… Read More »


George Williams, Art Madness, Speed Painter, Book George Williams, Pittsburgh Artist

Last Sunday, August 9, Pittsburgh Artist George Williams took to the Pittsburgh Pirates Game to paint the action with his Art Madness technique, creating several works of art featuring some Pittsburgh favorites, including Andrew McCutchen. Check out the video below to see George in action… Read More »


The Weekender, Pittsburgh weekend entertainment, talent network entertainment, talent network Pittsburgh, what to do in Pittsburgh

Welcome to The Weekender: An overview of Pittsburgh’s entertainment for July 31 through August 3 – ranging from music to comedy and everything in between…… Read More »


Brownie Mary, Pittsburgh band, Pittsburgh music

Save the date! On Friday, October 17, Brownie Mary is playing a show at The Pittsburgh Winery, one of a select few shows they play per year! One of Pittsburgh’s hottest and most beloved acts of the 90′s, they have toured with the likes of Melissa Etheridge, Hootie and the Blowfish, The Dave Matthews Band, The Smithereens, The Crash Test Dummies, Rusted Root and even performed for President Bill Clinton at 1995′s Saxophone Club DNC fund-raiser!… Read More »


Lee Terbosic, Mike's Hard Lemonade, TV Commercial, National Commercial

Check out Comic Magician Lee Terbosic in a national commercial for Mike’s Hard Lemonade (he plays the “World’s Greatest Mustache” Winner)…Watch & Share:… Read More »


Craig Wolfley, Pittsburgh Steeler, Retired Pittsburgh Steeler, Steelers Camp

This Monday, August 11 – Meet & Greet with Craig Wolfley at the SpringHill Suites Pittsburgh Latrobe, his Official Steelers Training Camp Home for the 2014 Season! Craig will be on the patio from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. … Read More »


Monopoly Game Show, Billy Gardell, Monopoly Millionaries' Club, Lottery Game

Iconic board game Monopoly is coming to television and Pittsburgh-bred comedian, Billy Gardell, who has made it big on Mike and Molly, will be hosting: “I’ve played Monopoly with friends and family since 1979…Hosting a big game show is a bucket list-level type of job for me,” says Gardell, in a new story on Deadline Hollywood.… Read More »


The Weekender, Pittsburgh weekend entertainment, talent network entertainment, talent network Pittsburgh, what to do in Pittsburgh

Welcome to The Weekender: An overview of Pittsburgh’s entertainment for July 31 through August 3 – ranging from music to comedy and everything in between…… Read More »


Andrew McCutcheon, Pittsburgh Pirates, Art Madness, George Williams, talent network

George Williams will “Paint the Pirates” this Sunday, August 10 at the Pirates Game at PNC Park! From 12:30pm to 3:30pm, catch George doing several of his Art Madness paintings, centered on the action of the game.… Read More »


Mark Eddie, FOE Diabetes Research Center, Rock Comic

Rock Comic Mark Eddie recently made an appearance at a national convention in Orlando – where community service organization Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) presented a $6 million donation to the University of Iowa, money that will go directly towards finding new ways of preventing and curing Diabetes. Both Mark and fellow comedian at the convention, Tom Parks, have type-1 diabetes and are major diabetes advocates.… Read More »


Pittsburgh Entertainment, Pittsburgh Fundraiser, Pittsburgh 50 Finest, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

After a summer full of fundraising, it’s time to celebrate this year’s 50 Finest of Pittsburgh! Join them on Thursday, August 14 at the Omni William Penn Hotel in the Grand Ballroom for the event that will be emceed by 50 Finest alumni Frank Murgia and Elena LaQuatra. The Honorees, who have been selected on the basis of their activity in the community and success in their careers, will be presented at 8:00pm.… Read More »


Ed Driscoll, Pittsburgh Comedian, Pittsburgh Comedy

Standup comic/Emmy winning writer Ed Driscoll is returning home to Pittsburgh for two shows at Latitude 40 this weekend – Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9! Doors open at 6:30pm for both shows. Buy tickets to see Ed Driscoll now!… Read More »


Jim Krenn: No Restrictions podcast, comedy podcast, Sideshow Network podcast, talent network podcast, Sound cloud podcast, Pittsburgh comedy podcast

Listen to the new Jim Krenn: No Restrictions podcast with the guys – Jimmy, Terry Jones, John Evans and Mike Wysocki – talking Dave Chappelle’s comeback, the testicle-eating Paku fish invading Florida, Terry on weevils in Alabama, the Cleveland Indians’ bad idea for a promotion, more Neil Armstrong conspiracies, future predictions of the past, today’s dependence on technology and social media, John’s want to go off-the-grid, the porn parody of Donald Sterling, how “twogging” is replacing twerking and the worm that can’t get drunk

Listen to Jim Krenn: No Restrictions Episode 75 here:… Read More »


The Weekender, Pittsburgh weekend entertainment, talent network entertainment, talent network Pittsburgh, what to do in Pittsburgh

Welcome to The Weekender: An overview of Pittsburgh’s entertainment for July 31 through August 3 – ranging from music to comedy and everything in between…… Read More »


Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh entertainment

A one-time Pittsburgh resident took to Time Magazine to argue the “convoluted research” that positioned Pittsburgh as the second least happy city in the United States (with New York City being #1). So what do we have to be unhappy about? Not much, says Bill Saporito, … Read More »


Last Comic Standing Top 5, Rocky LaPorte, Comedian Rocky LaPorte, Book Rocky LaPorte

Comedian Rocky LaPorte has made it to the Top 5 on this season of Last Comic Standing and this Thursday, July 31 takes us to the first Finals Round in Vegas with special guest Jay Leno, who meets up with the five finalists for some mentoring before the big standup showdown!… Read More »


Jim Krenn Comedy Cruise

This Friday, spend a great night out in Pittsburgh on the Jim Krenn Comedy Cruise on the Gateway Clipper Fleet! Mike Wysocki will be opening the show, which will feature some of Jimmy’s signature impressions, anecdotes and characters. The cruise will board at 7:00pm and sail from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. Tickets are $30.… Read More »


Frank Cappelli, children's entertainer, Pittsburgh entertainer, Cappelli and Company

In a new article on TribLIVE.com, Frank Cappelli talks his two-time Emmy Award-winning show’s return to television after a 15-year absence! After airing on WTAE from the late 1980′s to 2001, “Cappelli & Company” is back on television screens, airing at 11:30am Sundays through Fridays on local channel WBGN-TV. You can also find full episodes of the show, videos, sheet music and much more on Cappelli’s new website, www.cappelliandcompany.com.… Read More »


Jim Krenn: No Restrictions podcast, comedy podcast, Sideshow Network podcast, talent network podcast, Sound cloud podcast, Pittsburgh comedy podcast

In the new Jim Krenn: No Restrictions podcast, Jimmy Krenn, Terry Jones, John Evans and Mike Wysocki are in the studio discussing: how Terry’s sports hernia is preventing him from having superhero moments, Charlie Sheen’s latest breakdown, a 112-year-old Somali man marrying a 17-year-old girl, when John had a comedy booth at a fair in Minnesota, LeBron James returning to Cleveland, how great athletes set the bar for others, Miami fans reacting to LeBron’s departure, Mike’s Twisted Sports covering Derek Jeter’s last MLB All-Star Game & LeBron and Johnny Manziel competing to be King of Cleveland, Read More »


The Weekender, Pittsburgh weekend entertainment, talent network entertainment, talent network Pittsburgh, what to do in Pittsburgh

Welcome to The Weekender: An overview of Pittsburgh’s entertainment for July 24 through July 27 – ranging from music to comedy and everything in between…… Read More »


Pittsburgh Dad, Pittsburgh Dad IKEA

Remember when Pittsburgh Dad went shopping with the family at IKEA? Well, they bought some furniture and now Dad is building it. Watch the new episode below:… Read More »


Cocktails and Celebs, Celebrity Bartending Event, Pittsburgh Fundraiser, Jim Krenn

Jimmy Krenn will be one of the celeb bartenders at Thursday, July 24′s Cocktails & Celebs Bartending Event at Savoy Restaurant & Lounge – where each celebrity bartender will be benefiting a different charity. … Read More »


Pittsburgh Dad, Pittsburgh entertainment, Kennywood, WTAE Summerfest, Free Pittsburgh entertainment

This Friday, July 25 – Meet and Greet with the Pittsburgh Dad Creators at Kennywood as part of the WTAE Summerfest Parade! Ride the rides with Dad and take part in the rest of the free Summerfest events…… Read More »


Jim Krenn: No Restrictions podcast, comedy podcast, Sideshow Network podcast, talent network podcast, Sound cloud podcast, Pittsburgh comedy podcast

In this week’s new episode of Jim Krenn: No Restrictions, Jimmy, Terry Jones, John Evans and Mike Wysocki talk: fellow Sideshow Network podcaster Frazer Smith (Puck Off!) being the guy who followed Michael Richards on stage after his meltdown, the British soldier who let Hitler go in the First World War, the New Jersey girl who’s “boyfriend” is a cardboard cutout of Bradley Cooper, how Martin Scorsese’s satire “The King of Comedy” has become reality, more conspiracy theories, Mike’s tips for tightwads at the ballpark in Twisted Sports, Yale University discovering a drug that re-grows hair, a Canadian guy losing an inch in penis surgery, an Indonesian woman allegedly giving birth to a lizard, the latest fad of tipping Smart cars and much more!… Read More »