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QUILT SHOW TURNS 30 Three Rivers Quilters will host its 30th annual quilt show March 21 through 23 at the IBEW Circuit Center, 5 Hot Metal Street, South Side. This year’s theme is “Tessellations,” and more than 130 colorful quilts will be on display along with free quilting demonstrations, a wide variety of quilting and fiber arts vendors, a quilter’s flea market and a snack café. Organizers expect more than 2,000 quilt lovers from all over the tri-state area to attend. Hours are: Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $7 with a special $5 admission on Thursday between 3 and 7 p.m. Three Rivers Quilters is a nonprofit group that meets in the South Hills and promotes the art of quilting through classes and charitable projects. www.threeriversquilters.org.
CLOWN AROUND Comedian, mime and writer Dan Kamin, Avon Drive, will perform his Classical Clown routine with the Edgewood Symphony, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 16, and 3 p.m., Sunday March 17, at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh in Squirrel Hill. In the show, a classical concert goes horribly wrong when an annoying mime battles conductor Walter Morales for control of the symphony. The concert weds great musical classics by Beethoven, Stravinsky, Strauss and others with comedy. Kamin created the physical comedy sequences for the movies Chaplin and Benny and Joon. Tickets are $15; students/seniors, $10 at the door or www.showclix.com. More information at www.edgewoodsymphony.org.
THE TASTE Join 300-plus hungry partiers at Dormont-Mt. Lebanon-Castle Shannon Rotary’s annual Taste of the South Hills, 7 p.m., Saturday, March 23, at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church. Sample food from local restaurants, including Sesame Inn, Mitchell’s, Potomac Bakery, Rania’s Catering, Bistro 19 and Bados. Bid on cool auction items while enjoying entertainment by Scott Blasey of The Clarks. All proceeds will benefit the Salvation Army, Operation Warm, college scholarships, the Dormont, Mt. Lebanon and Castle Shannon libraries and other worthy causes. $50 a person at www.tasteofthesouthhills.com or at the door.
DON’T MISS THE BASH The members of BASH (Black Association of South Hills for Women) will host their annual Scholarship Fundraiser Luncheon and Fashion Show at 11 a.m., on Saturday, March 23, at The DoubleTree by Hilton, 500 Mansfield Avenue, Green Tree. Tickets are $35. Proceeds from the event will benefit the BASH Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships to deserving South Hills high school students who could not attend college without financial assistance. The afternoon will include several special guest models, basket raffles, numerous door prizes, and a 50/50 raffle that usually exceeds $1,000. Tickets? More information? Call 412-341-0943 or visit www.bashforwomen.com. Purchase online using PayPal.
MAGIC Music for Mt. Lebanon departs from its traditional format to end its season on a magical note. Illusionist Jason Bishop has performed his sleight of hand magic on cruise lines, in Atlantic City hotels and on Broadway. Bishop’s signature Double Levitation illusion has garnered him praise and awards at magicians’ competitions. Show is at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 6, at Mt. Lebanon High School. For ticket information, call 412-264-2254, or visit www.musicformtlebanon.org.