Sunday, May 05, 2013
“Made in America!”-Pittsburgh Concert Chorale
On May 4th and 5th, we celebrate an exciting concert saluting America and celebrating American composers! Music by Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Morten Lauridsen and a new commissioned work by Dale Warland, plus spirituals, patriotic songs, folk songs and more! Saturday, May 4th, 8 pm Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church 384 Fox Chapel Road Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Sunday May 5, 4 pm, Ingomar United Methodist Church 1501 W. Ingomar Road Pittsburgh, PA 1237 Tickets for individual concerts are available in advance or at the door: Adults- $20 from singers or online ($22 at the door), students-$8, and free for children under 12. More Information: www.PCCsing.org
Dozens of Congressional Democrats including Mike Doyle of Pittsburgh announced they will skip the Friday inauguration of President Elect Donald Trump. Some Democrats are boycotting as a show of solidarity for Rep. John Lewis of Georgia citing the president-elect's perceived insult of the civil rights icon. Lewis said in an interview that Trump wasn't "a legitimate president", with Trump then tweeting "John Lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his district…All talk no action or results..."
Should the Trump administration discontinue the clemency initiative for nonviolent drug offenders pursued by President Obama?