2Do This Week, Aug. 11-17: Cultural events in Pittsburgh

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THURSDAY THROUGH NEXT SUNDAY

Comedian Dominique will appear at the Pittsburgh Improv, 166 E. Bridge St., at The Waterfront at Homestead. Featured on the nationally syndicated "Tom Joyner Morning Show," Dominique reaches more than 8 million listeners each week in more than 115 markets with her high-powered comedy segment. She's played Caroline's in New York, The Improv in Chicago, D.C., Florida and Miami, and LA's Laugh Factory as well as appeared on Comedy Central's "Chapelle's Show," and HBO's "Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam." Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 and 10 p.m. Friday; 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday; and 7 p.m. next Sunday. For more info and tickets, $20, www.improv.com or 412-462-5233.

FRIDAY

As part of The Andy Warhol Museum's Sound Series, the group PTV3 will perform at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, North Side, at 8 p.m. An earlier incarnation of the band, active in the 1980s and '90s, was known as Psychic TV and combined psychedelic elements, dance and industrial sounds. This rebranded group will be fronted by performance artist Genesis Breyer P-Orridge. The concert, which will open with a debut screening of a film about Psychic TV, is presented in connection with "Genesis Breyer P-Orridge: S/HE IS HER/E," an exhibit on view at The Warhol until Sept. 15. For tickets, $20-$25, www.warhol.org.

SATURDAY

The fourth annual Pittsburgh Crossword Puzzle Tournament will be held at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum in Oakland at 1 p.m. Will Shortz, The New York Times crossword puzzle editor, will provide the puzzles, which will range in difficultly from easy to moderate and will be able to be solved by contestants of all ages and abilities. Registration is $25 for the individual competition and $40 per team for the pairs competition. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. For more information, https://sites.google.com/site/pittsburghcrossword/.

NEXT SUNDAY

Don Obusek's "Tribute to the Magic of Elvis Show" is a show for all ages, at Latitude 40, 200 Quinn Drive, North Fayette, at 3 p.m. "Don't Be Cruel" or have a "Suspicious Mind." If you "Can't Help Falling in Love" with Elvis and have a "Burning Love" for him, put on your "Blue Suede Shoes" and head out to Latitude 40. Seating is limited. For tickets, $10, www.latitude40pitt.com or 412-693-5555. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Food and beverages are available for an additional charge.

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