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
The Pennsylvania Tourism Office reported to a state House Committee that efforts to market itself as a destination for tourists is falling behind neighboring states due to six years of funding cuts now a $10 million budget being outspent by New York 5-1 and Virginia 3-1. Reporting studies showing Pennsylvania losing 37 million visitors-spending $7.7 billion and over $400 million lost in state tax revenue due to underfunding tourism efforts. The report concluded that an investment in tourism generates more income for the Commonwealth.
If Democrats decide to filibuster Judge Gorsuch nomination should Republicans deploy the nuclear option allowing his confirmation with a simple majority?