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{ART} In the history books concocted by artist Matthew Buchholz, T. Rex roamed the bucolic riverbanks of Hartford, Conn., and the occasional 19th-century Wyoming cowboy was a big-headed emigrant from Mars. Tonight, Buchholz’s Alternate Histories Project — which has been featured in media from NPR to Boing Boing and Entertainment Weekly, and exhibited internationally — marks its fifth anniversary with the 5 Years 50 States Pop-Up Art Show, at East End Brewing. The exhibit includes prints representing every state in the Union and the premiere of 14 new prints. Plus birthday cake. And beer. Bill O’Driscoll 4-8 p.m. 147 Julius St., Larimer. Free. www.alternatehistories.com

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iLaugh Pittsburgh; local comics Whitley Baker and Chrissy Costa will open. Joseph Peiser 8 p.m. 1600 Smallman St., Strip District. $20. www.brownpapertickets.com

{COMEDY} If there were a Harvard of comedy, Chicago’s Second City would be it, plus Yale too. Second City’s latest foray into Pittsburgh is Fully Loaded, at Pittsburgh Public Theater, a night of sketches, improv and songs performed by members of the legendary comedy troupe. Directed by Ryan Archibald, Fully Loaded blends new material as well as classic set-ups written by such Second City alums as Stephen Colbert and Tina Fey. The touring cast features Adam Schreck, who grew up in Bethel Park (and who is pictured here with fellow cast member Jo Feldman). JP 8 p.m. Also 5:30 and 9 p.m. Sat., Aug. 29. 621 Penn Ave., Downtown. $15.75-30. 412-316-1600 or www.ppt.org

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One of late summer’s bigger art showcases here is Shadyside ‌ The Art Festival on Walnut Street. The 19th year of the two-day fest features original handmade art in a wide range of media by 200 artists from 30 states. The festival, which includes live music, is hosted by the Shadyside Chamber of

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Pittsburgh City Paper Volume 25 Issue 34

August 26, 2015  

Pittsburgh City Paper Volume 25 Issue 34