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Every show is unique! Live shows dazzle audiences with brilliant colors and rockin' music in the Buhl Digital Dome. Based on audience requests, our laserists choreograph sight-and-sound spectacles of full-dome proportions! Shows and schedules change quarterly. For schedule details and complete show listings, visit our website or call (412) 237-3400 for more information.
Lessons go from 9pm-10pm. 10pm starts the open salsa session; what a great way to begin your weekend!
Spend Friday night at the Library! Join us at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – East Liberty for a ticketed event benefitting Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Hang out in the newly renovated library space while enjoying great food from local restaurants and beer from Full Pint. We’ll have live music from the Mon River Ramblers, a library furniture auction, a DJ and dancing and a one-of-a-kind game of Live Action Where's Waldo! The last event sold out, so get your tickets soon: www.carn... More Details
The Carrie Furnaces, a National Historic Landmark, were the heart and soul of U.S. Steel's Homestead Works. This tour includes the whole steel-making process, from the Ore Yards where raw materials were stored to the Cast House where red hot molten metal spewed from the furnace. The famous "Deer Head", which was crafted entirely from materials found on the site, is also included in the tour. Guided tours 10 AM and 1 PM. Complete schedule and directions available at www.riversofsteel.co... More Details
Crisis Center North will be holding its fifth Annual Cocktails & Cuisine for Women in Crisis, with sponsorship from the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office and UPMC Health Plan and media sponsorship from North Hills Monthly Magazine and Comcast. The event will feature top notch grazing from over 20 local restaurants, wine and ale purveyors, the sounds of top Pittsburgh’s jazz duet, It Takes Two, and silent and live auctions. Jon Burnett, KDKA-TV Accuweather Forecaster wil... More Details
Form meets at the intersection of function and play in the Children’s Museum new Wheels exhibit. Wheels will challenge our visitors to use their bodies and wheel-based objects to move themselves through space in different ways. A variety of wheels and wheeled vehicles will be introduced throughout the exhibit. Chariots, Swing Cars, Flex Riders, striders, rickshaws and Balance Bikes will be among the possible vehicles for visitors to test.
Join us this Friday-Sunday, May 18-20 for the I Do! Wedding Expo featuring wedding planning products, services and ideas a step above the traditional! I Do! Expos offer a new alternative for brides. These 3 day events offer a relaxed atmosphere for brides-to-be to review and collect information that will help her plan her dream wedding. With FREE parking and admission for brides and her bridal party, I Do! Wedding Expos are the perfect way to plan your perfect day! Brides can pre-register online... More Details
Tenth Annual Spring Art Exhibit and Sale Sponsored by the Primary Colors Art Guild and LifeSpan's Hillsdale Community Resource Center. Friday, May 18th 6-9 PM and Saturday, May 19th 11 AM - 1 PM. Enjoy some of the best appetizers in the city, raffles and great people while exploring rooms full of beautiful artwork. Free shuttle bus and parking at the Dormont Pool Parking Lot on Friday evening.
The talented cast of “Hooray for Hollywood” turns their satiric wit to television with this hilarious original sketch comedy show. Everything from beloved classics like “I Love Lucy” and “The Brady Bunch” to new favorites such as “CSI” and “Grey’s Anatomy” are all fair game in this side-splitting spoof of T.V. Comedies, reality television, Soap Operas, cop shows, hospital dramas, game shows and even the nightly news are all lampoo... More Details
Holland’s largest repertory company Toneelgroep Amsterdam renders an inspired and shattering vision of Jean Cocteau’s seminal text, “La Voix Humaine.” This story of abandonment, grief and heartbreak centers on a desperate woman’s last phone call to an ex-lover. Masterfully directed by Ivo Van Hove, “La Voix Humaine” has been described by The Village Voice as “a spare, raw, enormously affecting production.” The audiences’ most voyeuristi... More Details
It was a dark and stormy night. Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their mother are having a midnight snack when an unearthly stranger appears at the door. She claims to have been blown off course, and goes on to tell them that there is such a thing as a “tesseract,” which, if you didn’t know, is a wrinkle in time. Meg’s father had been experimenting with time-travel when he suddenly disappeared. Will Meg, the super-genius Charles Wallace, and their friend... More Details
“An ecstatic experience!” (USA Today) BLUE MAN GROUP is best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts which combine music,comedy and multimedia theatrics to produce a totally unique form of entertainment. Although it is impossible to describe, people of all ages agree that BLUE MAN GROUP’s show is an intensely exciting and wildly outrageous experience that leaves theentire audience in a blissful, euphoric state. With no spoken language, BLUE MAN GROUP is per... More Details
This exhibition provides an appealing survey of drawing styles and techniques from Randolph Caldecott in the 19th century to Chris Van Allsburg in the 20th—with many delightful and familiar artists in between including Ernest Shepard, Maurice Sendak, Tomie dePaola, and Jules Feiffer. The 40 works on paper by famed illustrators are supplemented by 13 books. Draw Me a Story will be staged with artworks hung slightly lower than usual, step stools available, and reading nooks in the galleries ... More Details
Downtown Brownsville's streets are filled with creative endeavors, including artist and artisan vendors and demonstrators, over 20 regional performing groups, six indoor recitals, three art exhibitions, an historical ball, an archealogical dig, book signings, make-and-take art projects, kids' activities, flaming hula hoops, giant puppets, and more!
A weekend multicultural celebration of the music, dance, food and hand-made crafts of over 30 countries and cultures. Continuous live entertainment all weekend! Saturday Noon-4pm is family afternoon with plenty of international activities for kids; crafts, stamp collecting, name writing, cultural exhibits and flags of nations. Sunday 2PM is the Folk Festival's tribute to our servicemen and women of the military. 911 TAG honor guard will present the colors and flag followed by the 6th Regiment Dr... More Details
55th edition of the Pittsburgh International Folk Festival free of charge. The Folk Festival is where Pittsburgh celebrates the ethnic diversity which makes Pittsburgh such a great place to live. 27 ethnic cultures provide great food and entertainment, as well as cultural traditions and crafts. The location is Monroeville Convention Center The dates are: Friday May 18, 4PM - 10 PM Saturday May19, 11 AM - 10 PM Sunday May 20, 11 AM - 6 PM Service personnel with ID, DD214, or dog tags will be admi... More Details
One of the few international theater festivals for children in the U.S. is right here in Pittsburgh! The festival presents award-winning international, national and local performing artists in an affordable, family-friendly setting. In addition to theater, dance and music performances and visual arts, the festival grounds are filled with fun activities, workshops, crafts-making and more.
Silk Screen: Asian Arts and Cultural Organization will feature 25 films at its seventh annual Asian American Film Festival, May 11-20. The festival is a showcase of Asian films and filmmakers with origins in Asian cultures. There will be 48 showings at three locations in the city: The Harris Theater, the Melwood Screening Room and the Regent Square Theater. For festival lineup and more information please visit: http://www.silkscreenfestival.org/12/the-festival
The ToonSeum presents “Will Eisner's New York,” a rare collection of original works by legendary comics pioneer Will Eisner, each chronicling the artist's informal history of the city that shaped many of his illustrated masterpieces. March 6th, the Toonseum will host an opening reception for the exhibit; the reception will begin at 7pm. Free for members; $7 reception price for non-members.
The ToonSeum presents “Will Eisner's New York,” a rare collection of original works by legendary comics pioneer Will Eisner, each chronicling the artist's informal history of the city that shaped many of his illustrated masterpieces. TOONSEUM IS CLOSED ON MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS! In many ways, Will Eisner's career is the history of the comic book. An enterprising teen when he founded one of the first packaging entities for comic book companies in the 1930s, Eisner would go on to change ... More Details
Urban Active Offers FREE workouts for the entire month of May along with a complimentary Jumpstart Personal Training Session. PITTSBURGH, PA - Urban Active is joining forces with the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) – in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move!- to help America become physically active and improve their diet. As part of this year’s 9th Annual Get Active America! program, Urban Active will also encourage its comm... More Details
The History Center’s America’s Best Weekly: A Century of The Pittsburgh Courier exhibition provides an in-depth look at the largest and most influential African American newspaper of the past 100 years. The exhibit features rare photos, artifacts, and videos which illustrate The Courier’s significant impact on social change and American journalism. Highlights include the oldest-known existing copy of The Pittsburgh Courier from Nov. 5, 1910, a camera belonging to legendary phot... More Details
Beginning on May 11th, the Toonseum will exhibit "The Zany Dzigns of Diana Z." The exhibition will highlight artistic examples of Pittsburgh native Diana Zourelias-Noro's Work. As a freelance artist, Diana's work has appeared in the hidden pictures of Highlights Magazine as well as in the humorous greeting cards of Ruscraft Cards, American Greetings and Hallmark . You may have also recognized her work with her line of popular gift wraps for Garven LLC., the Looney Toon characters of Tr... More Details
We pledge allegiance to it, we parade it, and we display it on occasions both solemn and celebratory. The American flag represents the nation and its people, patriotism, and pride, even during times of war and strife. The Senator John Heinz History Center’s major exhibition, Stars & Stripes: An American Story, sponsored by BNY Mellon, details the stories of the people behind the more than 200 year history of our nation’s most enduring symbol. The 7,000 square foot exhibit was dev... More Details
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...Henri Matisse’s The Thousand and One Nights, is a large, multi-panel, painted paper cut-out. It is a visitor favorite, but due to its fragile nature, it is only on view for a limited period of time -- from April 7 - July 15, 2012. The One Thousand and One Nights was created in 1950, when the artist was 81 and confined to his bed. Unable to sleep and kept alive by his drive to create, Matisse had much in common with Scheherazade, the legendary narrator of the Arab... More Details