HALL NEW: The 1,000-seat Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall is undergoing nearly $15 million in renovations. (Courtesy Carnegie of Homestead) Pittsburgh-area music hall part of historic library You can find all the classics at the Carnegie of Homestead Library — William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Ernest Hemingway. In the same 122-year-old building, at the Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall, you can see some other classics perform live — Arlo Guthrie, Boz Scaggs, Ted Nugent. How did “Wango Tango” wind up sharing space with “Pride and Prejudice” in the Pittsburgh-area borough of Munhall? It goes back to Andrew Carnegie, a Pittsburgh steel tycoon who built more than 2,000 libraries around the world between 1883 and 1929, and more recently a timely decision by the library’s board and a push from a promoter in the region. “We’re a public library by trade,” said Carol Shrieve, Carnegie of Homestead’s executive director. “We’re one of… Continue Reading Historic Theaters: Worth Checking Out
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