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.

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Review: Mean Girls the Musical

Your favorite mean girls are back in a hilarious musical from Tina Fey!   The musical, as many of us millennial gals know, is based on the 2004 movie (also written by Tina Fey) and was inspired by the book Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman. The musical is just as great as the movie, so […]

Read More

Fall Book Roundup

(Cover photo: Britannica.com) Ah, the fall season is upon us. So go ahead…. wear your favorite sweater, grab a pumpkin spice latte and curl up on the couch as you check out these must-read fall books! The Restaurant Diet Series This series instantly caught my attention. (I love dining out!) There are two books in […]

Read More

Acclaimed magician Dennis Watkins brings “The Magic Parlour” to Pittsburgh

Third-generation magician and entertainer Dennis Watkins is giving Yinzers a special treat. Now through Sept. 29, Watkins’ show, “The Magic Parlour,” is taking place at Liberty Magic, a newly-opened venue showcasing close-up magic in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District.   You may have seen Watkins on national TV, including the CW show, Penn & Teller: Fool Us. Hailing […]

Read More

Up Close and Personal with A-List Celebs at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

I just got back from an amazing birthday trip in Las Vegas, and one of the places on my bucket list to visit was Madame Tussauds Las Vegas. I’ve been to the one in London years ago and was excited to see the Vegas edition, full of pop culture and A-list celebrities made from wax. We […]

Read More

Visual Art Enthusiasts – Don’t Miss the Pittsburgh Gallery Crawl on September 27

Love visual art, music, film? Pittsburgh’s annual Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District takes place Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 and will be jam-packed with dozens of art to see. This FREE event is open to all ages and features 30+ crawl stops at various locations and public art places throughout the city. Here’s your chance to see […]

Read More