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WHAT'S HAPPENING IN PITTSBURGH THIS WEEK: JAN. 17-20

Jan 17, 2019 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A clown's parade

"Cirque du Soleil: Corteo" brings 51 acrobats, musicians, singers and actors from all around the world to PPG Paints Arena, Uptown.

"Corteo," which premiered in Montreal in April 2005, is described as a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown, who watches his own funeral taking place in a carnival atmosphere, watched over by caring angels.

The show has been performed in 19 countries on four continents.

Times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Frid...