Author: Nelli

With a background in public relations and journalism, Nelli doubles as a PR practitioner and blogger. She writes lifestyle articles for GenPink.com and covered Dallas-area food news for DallasFoodNerd.com before moving to Pittsburgh, PA in summer 2019. Her hobbies include practicing yoga, reading new books and traveling.

Movie festivals you can watch from home

Since we’re all practicing social isolation and quarantine for a while, don’t fret…. you can still catch new movies right at home while supporting local film makers! Two video festivals from North Texas (Thin Line Fest in Denton, March 25-29 and Dallas VideoFest’s Alternative Fiction, April 3-5) are partnering up to bring you their annual […]

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National Puppy Day!

Here’s some good news for dog owners to brighten your day! Today (March 23) is National Puppy Day! As many of us can relate, having a pet in our lives is believed to reduce stress and improve overall health and well-being. And who doesn’t love puppy cuddles?? I’m taking the time to celebrate my dog today, […]

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Designer Interview: Kathy Fielder

We had the pleasure of chatting with Dallas designer Kathy Fielder to get the scoop on her store expansion (hello, NOLA) and to learn more about her brand. From home to fashion and lifestyle products, shoppers in Dallas and New Orleans will see a variety of gorgeous pieces – many of which are manufactured in […]

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Review: Beauty and the Beast at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

Just two shows remain this weekend for Beauty and the Beast playing at Pittsburgh’s The Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, a Pittsburgh Cultural Trust theater. (Yay for my new city having a huge arts and culture lifestyle!) This ballet is not necessarily the same as the Disney film. Instead, it follows the original French […]

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Little Shop of Horrors – a killer good musical (now showing in Pittsburgh)

Now through February 23, check out a killer performance of Little Shop of Horrors at downtown Pittsburgh’s O’Reilly Theater. The musical comedy follows the story of bloodthirsty plant growing vibrantly in a struggling flower shop. The shop staff quickly discover this is no ordinary plant as it grows tall, dances, sings and thrives on fresh human blood! […]

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Review: Cirque Du Soleil OVO

OVO – hosted by Cirque Du Soleil – is now on tour and stopped at PPG Paints in downtown Pittsburgh this week. The show just added extra shows for Saturday and continues through Sunday, and you can get tickets here.  Whether or not you’re familiar with other Cirque Du Soleil shows, OVO will leave a […]

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Magician Derek Hughes Brings Bag of Tricks to Pittsburgh’s Liberty Magic

Magician Derek Hughes has arrived in Pittsburgh, PA for five weeks of magic served with a side of laughs. His show, “Bag of Tricks” is showing now in downtown through February 16. You may have seen this witty magician as a finalist on season 10 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent, as well as CW’s Penn […]

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The Nutcracker – a beloved ballet this holiday season at Pittsburgh’s Benedum Center

The holidays are here, and my new city, Pittsburgh, sure knows how to celebrate. The city is filled with grand Christmas lights and fun experiences like the Market Square holiday market inspired by German Christkindlmarkts (including an ice skating rink!), holiday pop-up bars, Christmas exhibits around the city and more.   To add to the […]

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Mummies of the World: The Exhibition at the Carnegie Science Center (Pittsburgh)

At the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, explore 125 REAL mummies and related artifacts in Mummies of the World: The Exhibition. The exhibit is on display now through April 19, 2020, featuring mummies from Europe, South America, and Ancient Egypt and offering unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilizations. Throughout the exhibit, you’ll see mummies, both humans […]

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Review: A Bronx Tale (the musical)

It’s the Jersey Boys meets West Side Story in A Bronx Tale!   Running now through November 24 at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh, A Bronx Tale is a dramatic musical telling the story of a young Italian boy growing up in the Bronx neighborhood of New York. Set in the 1960s, the main character, Calogero […]

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