Tube City Almanac

October 23, 2009

To Do This Weekend

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Glass City Band at Palisades: The recently formed Glass City Swing Band brings back the old-time favorites at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Palisades, Fifth Avenue at Water Street.

Based in Jeannette, the 18-member dance band features the music of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller and other bandleaders of the 1940s and '50s. Many of the band members have previous experience in brass quintets, wind ensembles or other groups, but share a "love for big band music and a passion for performing," according to a press release from the group.

Admission is $10 per person. Call (412) 672-2001 or visit the website.

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Nationality Food Festival: St. Therese of Lisieux Parish, Main Street, Munhall hosts a "nationality food festival" tonight through Sunday.

Food and drink of up to 10 different nationalities will be represented and entertainment will include games, bingo and music.

On Sunday afternoon, the Steelers game will be shown on a big-screen TV and beverages will be free.

Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday, and 12 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call (412) 462-8161.

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