10 Pittsburgh events not to miss in March

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March is here to end your hibernation, awaken your senses and rock your world.

Comedian Aaron Kleiber.

1. Aaron Kleiber’s live comedy special at Carnegie Library of Homestead: March 3, 6 & 10 p.m.

Pittsburgh’s booming comedy scene gains a new notch in its belt when acclaimed comedian and Steel Valley native Aaron Kleiber films his new comedy special, “No Vacations,” on home turf. Be there to experience the creation of a live comedy album. Directed by Michael Killen, creator of “Downward Dog,” the show will be distributed internationally and is being produced with Animal Media Group. Kleiber remains based in Pittsburgh with his family, where he produces the city’s longest-running independent comedy show and serves as standup director at Arcade Comedy Theater. Known for his trademark “dad humor,” he has performed regularly at the Pittsburgh Improv, and appeared in dozens of commercials — most notably as President Grover Cleveland for the Pennsylvania Lottery. Catch him on Nickelodeon, in the nationally syndicated “Bob & Tom Show” and at L.A.’s Hollywood Improv. Buy tickets.

Photo by Ric Evans.

2. Lights! Glamour! Action! at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center: March 4, 6 p.m.

Support Hollywood East as an A-lister when the Pittsburgh Film Office unrolls all 500 feet of the city’s longest red carpet. Cheer on Daniel, Denzel and Octavia — and see who the Oscar goes to — as you watch a live telecast of the ceremony on a huge screen. Enjoy the “RATED PGH Red Carpet Design Competition” and spirits from Pennsylvania Libations. Inspired by the made-in-Pittsburgh Netflix crime series, “Mindhunter,” the glam gala will also feature interactive sessions with handwriting analyst Michelle Dresbold. Presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, the night will feature gourmet food stations and a champagne reception. Proceeds support the Pittsburgh Film Office, which… See Original Post For More…

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