Entertainment briefs: 'Supah Ninjas,' 'From the Top'
The next chapter of ‘Supah Ninjas' is ready to kick off next month on Nickelodeon.
Filmed in the Strip District, the high-energy, action-comedy series starts its second season at 8:30 p.m. Feb. 9. The show follows the misadventures of high school martial arts hero Mike Fukanaga, played by Ryan Potter, and his friends Owen (Carlos Knight) and Amanda (Gracie Dzienny) as they take on villains who terrorize Empire City.
The show, created by Upper St. Clair native Eric S. Garcia, also stars George Takei as Mike's recently deceased grandfather, who appears as a hologram to channel advice to the trio.
Going 'From the Top'
Young musicians from Wexford and Upper St. Clair will perform Saturday on “From the Top” the program on WQED-FM (89.3) that features up-and-coming classical players.
Harpist Sophia Sunha Lee, 14, daughter of Joon and Grace Lee of Wexford, and violinist Ariana Chu, 12, daughter of Robert and Sara Chu of Upper St. Clair, will perform on the show at 5 p.m.
They will be among two other soloists from Indiana and Toronto, Canada, and a string quartet from Chicago.
The performances were taped live at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg in October, Lee will perform “Feerie: Prelude et Danse” by Marcel Tournier and Chu will play “The Cat and the Mouse” by Aaron Copland.
“From the Top” has been on the air for a decade and is produced by WPGH-FM in Boston and the New England Conservatory of Music.
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