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September 24, 2011

OFF THE RECORD - October 6

Off The Record XI: No fracking Way!
Satirizing Pittsburgh for a Good Cause

See Batman try to save Pittsburgh from the treacherous Marcellus Shale, whose influence on the region extends to parking rates, school shutdowns and stink bugs, in addition to energy and the environment.

What: Musical satire, lampooning Pittsburgh politics, personalities and culture, with a special emphasis this year on Marcellus Shale drilling.
Who: Presented by the Pittsburgh Newspaper Guild/CWA and Pittsburgh AFTRA. KDKA’s Ken Rice emcees.
Where: Byham Theater, Downtown.When: Thursday, Oct. 6. Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar in lobby at 6:30, show at 8.
Why: Primary beneficiary is the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
How: For tickets, $70, $45 or $25, call 412-456-6666.More information: www.offtherecordpgh.com.

I've been to a few of these things and they're always very good.  If you can scrape together the double sawbuck and a fin, do it.  If you can scrape together more, then do more scraping.

Also, October 6 is also the day AFTER my birthday.  So if you were planning on getting me anything (and I know you all were!), give it to the food bank instead.  They need it w-a-a-a-a-a-y more than I do.

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