TOP: A man clears a parking space along a snowy street in Highland Park. BOTTOM: Lucy Bindewald, 5, of Highland Park rides a sled with her father, Dave, her sister, Ella, 7, and Phil Mollenkof of Morningside in Highland Park on Saturday, December 29, 2012. Several inches of snow blanketed the region early Saturday morning.
Performers are silhouetted against the screen before Saturday night's final showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Hollywood Theater in Dormont until the theater raises $75K for a new digital projection system. Fox is pulling the permission for theaters to show the cult classic on DVD effective Jan. 1. Without the twice-monthly shows at the Hollywood, it’s unknown what will happen to the Junior Chamber of Commerce Players, the “Shadow Cast” that acts out parts of the movie as audience members participate.
Hollywood Theater in Dormont's managing director Chad Hunter stands in front of the big screen at the theater. Hunter has stressed the need to upgrade the theater from film and Blu-Ray projectors to a modern digital system. Like the Hollywood, several Pittsburgh-area independent theaters are trying to raise money for the new projection systems because movie distributors are discontinuing their use of film.
Samuel Cournoyer, 30, works the Christkindl Nativity shop at a special ceremony to kick off the official grand opening of the first-ever Peoples Gas Holiday Market on Saturday in Market Square. The market showcases regional and international market merchants featuring unique gifts and collectibles imported from around the globe.
Bishop David Zubik leads a prayer as part of the Christian Leaders Fellowship, an ecumenical group of local bishops and denominational executives, that held a prayer service at the annual dedication of the Pittsburgh Crèche, on Friday, November 16th in the plaza at the US Steel Towers on Grant Street, Downtown.