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Ciao a tutti! This is the first of regular weekly social hour where students of all levels are encourage to join and practice their Italian. Questo e' il primo di una serie di appuntamenti estivi per l'Italian Meetup per conoscerci meglio e fare conversazione in italiano. Tutti siete invitati a partecipare..da principianti a livello avanzato. Each week, we will have one suggested/scheduled activity for all. Ogni settimana, faremo un'attivita' diversa adatta a tutti. Currently the coffee shops th... More Details
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.
An exhibition of four, original, interactive artworks that are “tough” enough to withstand kid handling. Play with a giant kaleidoscope, activate a sculpture with your voice and more! This exhibit is supported by a grant from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Sciences.
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
Have plants you must prune or cull? How about trading your excess with others in your neighborhood? Join us at Fern Hollow for the 4th Annual Sewickley Neighborhood Plant Exchange. Take home new plants for your yard and have an instant new garden. All types of plants are welcome! Bring your small cuttings up to full size and anything native, succulents, tropical’s, ground cover, flowers, wild grasses, vines, bushes, bulbs, clippings, etc. Gardening accessories and accents also welcome. All... 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
A Staged Reading of a brand new work by University of Pittsburgh alumni Fred Pelzer. The evening will begin with a light dinner and open bar which includes wine, beer and other refreshments. The staged reading will begin at 7:30 pm. A Talk Back will be held immediately following the conclusion of the staged reading. Throughout the evening you will be able to purchase raffle tickets, $1 each or 10 for $5, to win tickets to each show’s first Friday night performance. This will include 2 tick... 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
A powerful and uplifting tale for young and old alike, The Beetle Soldiers, captures a child’s struggle to follow his dreams amidst a world of adversity. The film follows the young Amek who struggles at school and is bullied for his cleft-lip, yet has big ambitions to one day race his horse.
Join us at Bedner’s Greenhouse for a weekend of gardening classes and workshops, all day free wine tasting, food, music and much more! The event will take place on Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5:00pm each day. May 20 11:00a -12:00p Color for All Seasons w/ Master Gardener 1:00p – 2p: Bird Habitats in the Garden
We are "greening-up" the planet with our Green Marketplace. You will be surprised at how many items you can purchase that are friendly to the environment and supporting local venders. Browse and purchase from companies who are eco-friendly. Learn ways to save money.
Hey All Dog Lovers! There Is A Great Event Coming Up On May 20th at Misty Pines Dog Park! It’s Called Helping Hounds. It Is A Dog Inspired Carnival; For People And Their Dogs! There Are Games ,Prizes, Vendors And A Raffle, Adoptable Beagles and Bassets and much much more! All Proceeds Benefit Droopy Basset Rescue And Forever Home Beagle Rescue! Visit www.helpinghounds.weebly.com - Hope You All Can Come Out! Thanks!(: - If anyone would like to be a huge help, I need help advertising, Hangin... 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.
“Ayre” featuring clarinetist David Krakauer with soprano Lara Bruckmann, members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest artists Ayre – meaning "air" or "melody" in medieval Spanish – is an eclectic song cycle by Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov. Its multi-lingual texts intermingle three cultures (Christian, Arab and Jewish) as they co-existed in the late 15th-century. This “ecstatically beautiful piece” (New Yorker) blends eleme... More Details
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
Don't miss an incredible weekend with May's FINE Artists in Residence, the Tsawa Monks of Gaden Jangtse Monastery. The entire Studio will be themed with activities that include sand mandalas, prayer flags and thangka painting, along with a touch table of artifacts and photos from Tibet. Enjoy colorful processions and lama dances at 1:00 & 2:00 pm daily. Supported by the Fine Foundation.
Walk With Me Pittsburgh will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at the historic Kennywood Park. Our Walk will take participants along the twists and turns of their favorite amusement park and ends in a post-walk celebration! Registration is a $35 donation. Participants will receive an all-day admission to Kennywood, an official Walk With Me t-shirt, free parking, refreshments at our post-walk celebration and fun activities that the whole family can enjoy – in short everything you have come to... More Details
Experience the sights and sounds of the circus with thrilling feats of derring-do and a stylish sense of whimsy featuring Zany Umbrella Circus, a European-style troupe with imaginative stunts and madcap charm, Sunday, May 20 at the Father Ryan Arts Center, 420 Chartiers Avenue in McKees Rocks. This family-oriented community celebration will astound and delight one and all with a variety of lively entertainment including face painting, caricature drawings, balloon arts and festival foods beginnin... More Details
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