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This new permanent exhibition traces the impact of Pittsburgh's innovations and inventors, highlighting the region's top contributions to art, industry, education, sports, technology, science and much more.
An exhibition illustrating the dominant theme and aesthetic characteristics of Nick Mount’s work from 2002 to 2012. This 10-year survey traces the evolution of his “Scent Bottles” and “Plumb Bobs.” Nick Mount has been in the vanguard of the Australian hot-glass movement since he was introduced to the medium in 1974. He has worked primarily as a private, studio-based designer and glassblower. He is noted for his skills as a designer and a maker, as well as for his pa... 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
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
Experience the power and drama of industry in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 1900 - 1950 is expressed through these paintings and works on paper, as seen through the eyes of southwestern Pennsylvania and national artists.
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
Soar through the Cosmos—without ever leaving the North Shore! Carnegie Science Center is home to the region’s only planetarium! Our hi-def shows will take you to the edge of the Solar System and beyond. Discover a familiar night sky with Stars Over Pittsburgh or soar through a high-definition digital Martian landscape in A Traveler’s Guide to Mars. Even our littlest learners can explore the stars with shows like One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure. Planetarium sho... More Details
The Carrie Furnaces, a National Historic Landmark, were the heart and soul of U.S. Steel's Homestead Works. The Carrie Furnaces Hard Hat Tour includes the whole steel-making process, from the Ore Yard 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 recycled materials found on-site, is also included in the tour. Listen to the stories of retired steel workers as well — ou... 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
The sixteenth installment in the Gestures series, Gestures: Intimate Friction, will bring together artists, architects, and activists to work together in the Mattress Factory’s annex gallery, 1414 Monterey. The upcoming exhibition will be guest-curated by Mary-Lou Arscott, of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Architecture.
Pittsburgh's acclaimed ghost walking tours run from mid-May through October. Downtown Ghost Tour (Thursdays/Saturdays starting at 7 pm from the middle of Market Square); Incline Ghost Tour (Saturdays at 7:30 pm starting from Station Square outside Grand Concourse); and Oakland Ghost Tour (selected Sundays starting from the front of Hillman Library). Tickets available at hauntedpittsburghtours.com. For information, write to email@example.com or call 412-302-5223.
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
Observe the skies over Pittsburgh from the rooftop observatory. Fee is $1.00 per person. No reservations required. For tour times and information, call the SkyWatch Hotline at 412.237.3327.
Catapult into space in the Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium and travel from the solar system to the outer reaches of the galaxy and beyond.
Did you know that a passion for sports can be used as a gateway to talk about the topics of physics, anatomy, biology, and even chemistry? The whole idea behind Carnegie Science Center's Highmark SportsWorks is to inspire learning and curiosity by uniting the experience of sports for every age level with the laws of science that control sports.Get the whole family moving! Highmark SportsWorks® offers nearly 30 interactive experiences in three thematic areas: LifeWorks, Physics of Sports, a... More Details
The Warhol celebrates Andy Warhol’s work in film and video with the inauguration of a long-term exhibition showcasing the largest installation of his media works. Warhol’s most important films, including The Chelsea Girls (1966) and Screen Tests (1964-66), will be continuously projected on more than 20 large screens. Two newly restored films, Face (1965) with Edie Sedgwick and The Velvet Underground in Boston (1967) unseen since the 1960s, will be premiered as part of the installatio... More Details
Impressionism in a New Light: From Monet to Stieglitz, on view at Carnegie Museum of Art May 12–August 26, 2012, presents a robust picture of what Impressionism means in art, displaying paintings, drawings, prints, and pastels by major artists alongside works by many of the most famous Pictorialist photographers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Carnegie Muesum of Art hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm. Thursday: 10am-8pm. Sunday: 12pm-5pm.
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
Join CEED as we join once again to present our once-a-month International Market, where you can find foods, crafts, jewelry, music and clothing from around the world! Questions? Check out CEED's website at http://usaceed.org/home.php
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.”
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.
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