Anna Walsh Contributing Editor
Treat your friends to cupcakes
Dozen Bake Shop may be right down the street, but why pay for cupcakes when you can bake an entire batch on your own? Consider making chocolate Bailey’s Irish Cream cupcakes — they are rich and indulgent, perfect for a study break. These chocolate cupcakes have a light, creamy frosting that’s flavored with Bailey’s Irish Cream, and a surprise center of dark chocolate and Bailey’s ganache. As they ...Pillbox | February 7, 2011
Chinese New Year celebrations take place across Pittsburgh
Perhaps your New Year’s resolution — to go to the gym every day, or to spend less time on Facebook — hasn’t been going as well as you hoped. Well, luckily, there is another new year approaching to give you the chance to renew your resolutions. This year, the Chinese New Year takes place on Thursday, Feb. 3.Pillbox | January 31, 2011
John Green entertains enthusiastic audience
What do puppy-sized elephants, Photoshopped pictures of actor Gary Busey, and a YouTube video about the French Revolution all have in common? They were part of award-winning author John Green’s lecture at the Carnegie Library Lecture Hall this past Friday.Pillbox | January 31, 2011
AcoustiCafe Open Stage. Club Café. 6:30 p.m.
New Plays for the New Year. O’Reilly Theater. 6 p.m.
David Berkeley. Club Café. 7 p.m. 21+
Rinaldo. Pittsburgh High School for Creative and Performing Arts. 7 p.m.
Healthy Eating. Jewish Community Center. 7 p.m.Pillbox | January 31, 2011
School of Seven Bells brings dreamy sounds
For fans of hypnotic beats and dreamy, sweet vocals, the School of Seven Bells’ concert at Mr. Small’s Theatre was the place to be last Friday.Pillbox | January 24, 2011