90.5 WESA Weekend Watch

Mar 23, 2013

Saturday, March 30:

First, the downtown gallery “Space” is hosting a reading entitled “Mean Girls” tonight at 7:00. The readings are meant to raise awareness and increase discussion of the problem of bullying among teenage girls, and the literature works in tandem with an ongoing art exhibit of the same name.  Tonight’s readings begin at 7:00 at the “Space” gallery on Liberty Avenue downtown.

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History is hosting a special Easter egg hunt today for children twelve and under. Kids can learn about egg-laying animals from prehistoric times to the modern day while searching for eggs with scavenger hunt maps. Museum nature experts will help children answer riddles to earn stamps and small prizes. No registration is required for today’s event, running from 10:00 this morning until 1:00 this afternoon.

Next, Point Park University continues its world premiere week of the new play “Antarktikos.”  Written by Andrea Stolowitz and directed by Sheila McKenna, the play follows the intertwining fortunes of several residents of the northern climes, from Oregon to the Arctic. Today’s matinee show of “Antarktikos” begins at 2:00 p.m. at the Studio Theatre of Point Park University. The evening show begins at 8:00 tonight.

The group Pitt Sports Live is hosting a first-ever “Pittsburgh Senior All Star Game” for high school senior basketball players today. The free event opens its doors at 12:30 this afternoon at Westinghouse Academy, featuring the city school district’s top players in both boys’ and girls’ senior all-star games. There will be a three-point shootout event as well. Again, the free event begins at 12:30 this afternoon at Westinghouse Academy in Homewood.

Finally, Just Ducky Tours is setting off today for the first time in 2013. The combination of water and land tours takes people on a trip around town to see some of Pittsburgh’s most famous landmarks from different perspectives. Today’s voyages begin at noon, 1:30 p.m., and 3:00 in the afternoon.