Saturday, March 02, 2013
American Glass & Pottery Show & Sale
3 Rivers Depression-Era Glass Society 36th Annual Show & Sale. Saturday, March 2, 2013 10AM-5PM. Sunday, March 3, 2013 10AM-3PM. Admission $5. Age 30 & Under FREE with Valid ID. Free Glass ID Sunday Noon-2PM. More info: www.pghdepressionglass.org
“Music of the Three B’s” - Pittsburgh Concert Chorale
In addition to Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, the concert will include Bach’s classic Cantata No. 4, Christ lag in Todesbanden, and Brahms’ stunning Schicksalslied. Tickets: Adults- $20 advance, $22 at the door; students-$8; children (under 12)-$0. Further details, including ticket ordering, can be found at www.PCCsing.org
Philadelphia City Council approved a tax on sweet drinks last Thursday, becoming the first major city in the country to pass such a levy and overcoming a multi-million dollar campaign by the beverage industry to oppose it. The 1.5 cent-an-ounce tax affects both sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened diet drinks. The council and Mayor Jim Kenney framed it as a way to raise revenue, but health advocates have pushed for years for soda taxes to help fight obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
Do you think the Democrats 'sit in' at the House of Representatives will result in a vote for gun reform by lawmakers?