A Bridgewater present subsequent month hopes to spice up the Beaver County hip-hop scene.
“I am lastly in a position to throw a present in Beaver County for Beaver County artists to flourish,” promoter Jordan Schofield (stage title Name Me Schosa) says. “It is going to be a contest: ‘Coldest in The County.'”
The Dec. 16 contest, at Robert’s Roadside Inn, will characteristic rappers performing three songs every, incomes ranked scores by judges.
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Native artists confirmed to this point: Trappn J., Lone G, Hen Man, Yung Zon, 98Goose, Popout Nez and Name Me Schosa (who has beforehand booked Beaver Valley rap artists at Pittsburgh golf equipment.)
Prizes will embrace free studio recording time from The Rap Cave.
As many as 5 extra rappers can join Coldest in The County by contacting Name Me Schosa’s Instagram and Fb pages. He is promoting advance present tickets there, too, for $10 (a $5 financial savings off the $15 cowl cost).
BV Mall meals drive
Beaver County’s personal Frank “Frogman” Lewis will spearhead the Froggy-FM Thanksgiving Meals Drive in Heart Township.
“Nov. 14, 15 and 16, I will be camped out on the Beaver Valley Mall in entrance of Dick’s, amassing non-perishable meals gadgets,” Lewis, morning host for the area’s Froggy nation radio stations, stated. “I will be camped out in an RV. Cooking is one among my passions and you’ll’t prepare dinner with out meals. Thanksgiving and the vacations remind us to be pleased about what now we have, and sadly, it reminds us of what (some individuals) haven’t got. Meals should not be a kind of issues they do not have, and I need to assist make that attainable.”
Lewis, of West Mayfield, will do an identical meals drive Nov. 17-19 on the Uniontown Mall.
Sewickley theater’s new title
Say so lengthy to The Tull Household Theater, and welcome to The Lindsay Theater and Cultural Heart.
“The Lindsay,” for brief, turns into the brand new title for the two-screen Sewickley movie show on Jan. 1, as a brand new 10-year sponsorship deal by the Corry Household Basis takes impact.
The household’s multi-year present is a tribute to their late daughter and sister, Lindsay Nicole Corry.
“Now we have invaluable recollections of our household having fun with the theater collectively,” sister Alexis Corry Kappel, proprietor of the Sewickley boutique Lex & Lynne, stated in a press launch. “Now we have witnessed the theater’s breadth of service and programming and consider it is a becoming technique to honor Lindsay’s exuberance, creativity and compassion.”
Lindsay Corry graduated from Carnegie Mellon College with honors, incomes bachelor’s andmaster’s levels and had a profitable enterprise profession in non-public fairness in New York. Since infancy, she lived with Kind 1 diabetes and, in January 2020, was identified with most cancers and died in August 2021, on the age of 30.
The theater, at 418 Walnut St., opened six years in the past as The Tull Household Theater, named after native businessman Thomas Tull, a Pittsburgh Steelers proprietor, who based and performs rhythm guitar for native blues-rockers Ghost Hounds. “Whereas we glance to the previous with gratitude, the brand new title ushers in a brand new period for the group,” the theater’s chief government officer, Carolina Pais-Barreto Thor, stated. “‘The Lindsay Theater and Cultural Heart’ displays our rising service to the area, past cinema.”
The theater continues to increase cultural choices, providing stay theater, dance, music, audio system and public boards for teenagers, senior residents and the particular wants group.
The Sewickley theater is a chosen venue for the Three Rivers Movie Pageant this weekend, displaying movies corresponding to “Sweet Disaster” (5 p.m. Nov. 13) a German-Finnish rom-com (with English subtitles) known as “as cute and humorous as it’s dramatic and heartbreaking” by The Impartial and winner of the Jury Prize and Finest Worldwide Characteristic on the Regina Movie Pageant & Awards. Then at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 is “Róise & Frank,” an Irish dramedy a few grieving widow and the mysterious canine she is satisfied is her husband reincarnated. With Gaelic dialogue, and once more English subtitles, it gained the Viewers Selection Award at this 12 months’s Santa Barbara Movie Pageant.
Get advance tickets at thetullfamilytheater.org
3 Cool exhibits
- Boy Wonders, a brand new jangle-pop/publish punk band from Pittsburgh performs its cassette launch present Nov. 19 at Cattivo in Lawrenceville.
Sure, cassette tapes of the band’s debut album shall be on the merch desk.
“Cassettes are rad,” Boy Wonders band member Derek January stated. “They’re area of interest, they go nice with a 1995 Honda Accord, you may seize a beer from the fridge earlier than flipping to aspect B … they usually’re so much cheaper than urgent vinyl.”
Boy Wonders is a band with an urgency, quirkiness and lo-fi tunefulness I believe shall be profitable.
2. The long-awaited Mushcup reunion occurs this Saturday (Nov. 12) at Thursday’s saloon in Bridgewater.
Kings of the Beaver County hard-rock scene within the late-Nineteen Nineties and early 2000s, Mushcup will introduce its new drummer, Mark “Tree” Trelfner, from Downfall.
Anticipate a raucous journey down reminiscence lane. The present begins at 9 p.m. with Blind Colors that includes bassist-vocalist Shaun Haklo Jr. (whose dad is in Mushcup.), adopted by Parable, which is a Instrument cowl band that includes Matt Sabbath of Midland.
Last time Mushcup played at Thursday’s, there was no room to get in, so followers would possibly need to arrive early. Pre-sales have bought out, so it is $15 on the door.
3. Homicide for Ladies performs its first Beaver County gig since 2020 this Friday (Nov. 11) at Wooley Bullys Juke-Joint (briefly renamed Jay’s Jingle Juke-joint for the vacations) in New Brighton.
It is the first time the garage-rock/various band has performed Beaver County since stripping right down to a trio.
“As a trio, we’re crisper, tighter, and extra aggressive,” bassist Jonathan Bagamery stated. “Oh, and I sing now, slightly backup right here and there. Previously, I didn’t sing in any respect.
“As a three-piece, we now all have Beaver Valley origins although we’re referred to as a Pittsburgh band,” Bagamery stated. “I stay in Patterson Township, Michele Dunlap lives in Leetsdale, and Stephanie Wallace now lives on Pittsburgh’s North Facet however previously lived in New Brighton. Steph remembers performing with an early band at New Brighton’s Lighthouse for the Blind when she was solely 17.
“Thus, we’re very excited to see some acquainted faces and make some new associates. We’re wanting ahead to taking part in within the space extra incessantly within the coming years,” Bagamery stated.
“We shall be performing songs from all of our releases, together with this 12 months’s ‘Six Tales’ EP. We may also have the few remaining copies of the ‘9 Storie’s LP model obtainable on the present.
The present opens at 9 p.m. with the Shadow Occasion.
“They’re fairly spectacular stay,” Bagamery stated. “Their singer, Christina Santavicca, is a wonderful frontwoman within the vein of Siouxsie Sioux.”
Scott Tady is leisure editor on the Occasions, and simple to achieve at email@example.com.