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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.
Poor Yorick's Players present As You Like It by William Shakespeare May 25-27 and June 1-2 Tall Trees Amphitheater Monroeville Community Park All shows 7:00 All shows FREE Bring a blanket, chair, or even a picnic to see our 8th Shakespeare in the park!
Boop-Oop-A-Doop at the ToonSeum! Pittsburgh’s cartoon arts museum is putting its own spin on Pittsburgh’s jazz festival. The ToonSeum will celebrate a jazz film icon with the Betty Boop Film Festival from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 2. The festivities will begin with a beer and wine reception and a visit from Betty herself. Guests will be able to have their picture taken with her. An exhibition of rare, flapper-era illustrations by Faith Burrows will be on display in the ToonSeum&rsq... More Details
The Western Pennsylvania Mito Group of the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF) is holding an 'Energy for Life Walkathon' to raise funds to support and educate those individuals and families affected by mitochondrial disease and raise funds for research towards a cure for the disease. Walkers of all ages are invited to participate. Contact your friends, neighbors, family, and co-workers and build a team that will provide the energy for those in our community who suffer from mitochondri... More Details
Get your team together and join FHNC for the 1st annual Amazing Parks Race. The race, which is similar to the Amazing Race on TV, will highlight eight of the beautiful parks in the Quaker Valley area. Teams (which consist of a car load) will be given a clue to direct them to their first park. Once there they must complete a challenge (physical or mental) to earn the clue to the next location. The Race will end at the Nature Center for an awards ceremony and ice cream provided by the Sewickley Co... More Details
FULL BLOOM SUMMER DANCE PARTY Presented by Kelly Strayhorn Theater SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2012 SPOTLIGHT RECEPTION - 7 PM DANCE PARTY - 9 PM Voted one of the best parties of 2011 by the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, FULL BLOOM offers a night full of dancing, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, performances and more! Join your friends and neighbors for a fabulous party to support our East Liberty LIVE! summer programming. Join us for a great night and support Kelly Strayhorn Theater at the 4th Annual FULL B... More Details
Impulse Pittsburgh is having a pre-pride party on Saturday, Jan 2nd from 10-2AM at Bettis' Grill in the North Shore. We will have drink specials all night long and a 2-section dance area featuring the renown DJ Steph! The venue will also feature a huge outdoor deck to enjoy drinks and chit chat in the warm summer evening. Our events attract on average 350-400 women! The entire LGBTQ community and their supporters are welcome! The cost is only $5 to get in the door. Check out www.impulsepittsburg... More Details
On tour supporting her album, Voyageur, Kathleen Edwards continues to receive critical praise for her music. The New York Times said her work “…embodies an evolving idea about what roots music can be,” while Entertainment Weekly said her recent efforts channel “…gorgeously weathered heartbreak, straight from the gravelliest Ontario roads.”
Critically acclaimed chef, television host, and author Lidia Bastianich comes to Pittsburghto celebrate the release of her latest book and public television series, Lidia's Italy in America. Get to know Lidia as she cooks up some of her favorite dishes, shares her favorite stories, shows you some of her family photos, and answers your questions. Lidia's Italy in America celebrates Italian immigrants. From coast to coast, Lidia visits people and places that carry on the Italian-American spirit, p... More Details
Sample craft beers from more than 25 breweries, enjoy live entertainment, and food from Penn Brewery. Two sessions: 1-4 pm and 6-9 pm. Tickets are $45 in May, and $60 at the door. Over 21 only. For more information, visit www.pennbrew.com.
Wünderstudies presents a completely improvised musical theater show based on your suggestion of title. $5 cash admission at Steel City Improv Theater (http://steelcityimprov.com/). If you can't make it to this show, plan on coming the following month, July 7. We will perform on the first Saturday of every month at 8pm. Also, come see our special anniversary show at the Cabaret at Theater Square on Saturday, June 16 at 10:30pm! For more information about Wünderstudies, check out our web... More Details
The free family-friendly event will feature the Commemorative Air Force Red Tail Squadron's RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit that tells the story of the first African American aviators in the US Military, and how they battled against the Nazis and against the prejudices of their fellow countrymen. The CAF Red Tail Squadron relates the Tuskegee Airmen's story in a visual, exciting and easily understood way. It consists of two unique educational components. First is a rare red-... More Details
BREAKING BOUNDARIES RECITAL AT CARNEGIE MUSIC HALL Breaking Boundaries, the Carnegie Performing Arts Center year-end recital, will be presented Saturday, June 2 at 8 PM and Sunday, June 3 at 2 PM at the Andrew Carnegie Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Avenue in Carnegie. Featured on the program will be original choreography by Monica Ryan, Stephanie Hrabar, Melissa Perpetua, Jamie Ranalli, Allix Harrington and Kiana DelGrosso. Choreographer Dara Krute will feature a new piece entitled "Aftermath&q... More Details
The Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival returns to downtown Pittsburgh’s Cultural District on June 1-3, 2012. The expansive weekend of music will include a JazzLive Crawl in more than 20 downtown venues, 3 outdoor stages, and feature both national and internationally renowned musicians and a visual art show. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s PJLIF is produced in cooperation with the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, which runs from June 1 through June 10, 2012. Some of the... More Details
One of the region’s largest presenters of jazz, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents its 2nd annual music showcase. The Cultural District comes alive with live jazz, blues, world music and soul performed at more than 30 venues and outdoor stages. Visitpittsburghjazzlive.com for more information.
Showcase Noir: African American Artist & Designer Market A unique arts showcase featuring the work of some of the region’s finest African American artists, including pottery, paintings, jewelry, fiber, and sculpture that are available for sale. Showcase Noir is presented as part of Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival and in conjunction with the Three Rivers Arts Festival. For more information about Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival, visit pittsburghjazzlive.com
The free three-day event will feature the Commemorative Air Force Red Tail Squadron’s RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit, that tells the story of the first African American aviators in the US Military. a rare red-tailed P-51C Mustang plane like the Tuskegee Airmen flew against the Nazis in WWII. On-site historians will share the history of the plane. The second component is a 53’ long customized semi-trailer, which houses a climate controlled movie theater with a 160 degree screen featurin... 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
The Saturday Light Brigade radio studio in the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is open for children to make Audio CD Cards for Father’s Day. We’ll conduct a personal interview about the person the card is for and record it on an audio CD that can be decorated, affixed to a special card, and brought home that day as a gift that will be cherished for a lifetime. Kids and adults can record alone or together and also can record a special song or poem. Cards can be made in the Studi... 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
The Pittsburgh Bujinkan Dojo is hosting Free Ninjutsu Self Defense Classes on Saturdays in April and May from 11am to 1pm. Stop in to see effectively defend yourself against attackers utilizing the ancient Japanese Martial Art of Ninjutsu. Adults only.
Based on a true story! In 1934, a group of Ashington miners and a dental mechanic hired a professor from Newcastle University to teach an evening art appreciation class. Unable to understand each other at first, they embarked on one of the most unusual experiments in British art as the pitmen learned to become painters. Within a few years, their work was taken for prestigious collections and they were celebrated throughout the British art world; but every day they worked, as before, down the min... More Details
Make Oz art in the Studio in honor of our latest exhibit, Wizard of Oz Children's Educational Exhibition! Oz Screen Prints Use Silk Screens burned with your favorite Wizard of Oz characters to create your own unique prints, worthy of framing! Look for new characters bi-weekly, on May 26, June 9, June 23, July 7, July 21, August 5, August 19, and September 2. Oz Collage Take a black and white image over the rainbow and add bursts of color by layering vibrant cardstock under an acetate photo. Whil... 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
The Pittsburgh Society of Artists Guild (PSA) presents an exhibit at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (PCA) titled “Tone It UP”. This exhibit, juried by Greg Harrison opens to the public with a reception at PCA on Friday May 11, 2012 from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. In light of the recent heated political discourse and violence like the shootings in Arizona this past year and the Occupy Movement, government and media have suggested that we the public need to "Tone it DOWN." In response ... More Details