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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.
August 18-19 Native Americans gather from across the country to demonstrate dancing, drumming, storytelling and more. Native American and crafted art and food. Come experience Native American culture. Fun and educational for the whole family
This exhibition by John Moran includes life-size figurative representations of the Presidents of the United States. “Their flesh is sculpted in glass, giving them an eerie life-like feeling. Their bodies are constructed from many different materials, often coated in resin and urethane to give them a plastic unnatural look. Their appearances are absurd. I intend to bring these people into a tangible existence, other than that of myths and legends. Through blurring the line between fact and ... 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.
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
American Greetings Properties, the intellectual property and outbound licensing division of American Greetings Corporation (NYSE: AM), announced today that the ToonSeum: Pittsburgh Museum of Comic Art will host a retrospective exhibit celebrating the 30th anniversary of the beloved and iconic Care Bears. The “Care Bears: 30 Years of Caring…and Hugs” exhibit will run from June 29th through August 26th. The ToonSeum’s “Care Bears: 30 Years of Caring…and Hugs&r... 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
Two plays by Brian Friel, inspired by Anton Chekhov! In "The Yalta Game" (inspired by "Lady with the Lapdog"), two strangers almost manage to convince one another that disappointments are 'merely the postponement of happiness to come...' "Afterplay" features Uncle Vanya's niece Sonya, now in her forties and the only customer in a run-down cafe in 1920's Moscow...until the arrival of the Three Sisters' brother Andrei.
Five short comic plays and vaudevilles by Anton Chekhov! "The Bear", "The Proposal", "Drama: A Comedy", "Swan Song" and "On the Evils of Tobacco".
US Premiere of new version by Tom Stoppard! A sort of comic Hamlet, Ivanov is overcome with inertia and self-disgust. his wife is dying and he feels nothing. He is drowning in debt and despair, and he does nothing. Is it him? Is it Russia? Ivanov was the twenty-seven-year-old Chekhov's shot at dispatching the 'superfluous man' of Russian literature, and in surrounding him with a brilliantly drawn set of provincial types he created some of the finest comedy he ever wrote.
"Three Sisters" poignantly conveys the lives, struggles, loves and secret desires of sisters Masha, Olga and Irina and their somehwat ineffectual brother Andrei. Set in a mythological provencial town in late 19th century Russia, we see their lives unfold before our eyes.
There will be 6 workshops, one for each Saturday and Sunday for the first 3 weekends in August 2012. All of the main workshops are presented by nationally recognized artists and are fee-based with all materials and lunch included. Workshops run from 10 am to 4 pm. All extra activities are FREE and run from 11 am - 4 pm culminating with live music each day. There is a free shuttle bus from Excela Health on Pellis Road (first 2 buildings on right from Rt 130) to Greensburg Art Center. (Parking at ... More Details
A retrospective of artist Donald Moffett's work.
Factory Direct: Pittsburgh showcases the artwork of 14 established contemporary artists invited to conduct artist residencies in Pittsburgh-based factories. Factory Direct artists will work closely with the management teams and factory workers within their host facilities to plan and execute a new work of art based on the factory’s history, technologies, materials, and/or processes.
Field to Fork - An interactive food event * U-Pick Veggies – Take a hayride out to our produce fields to pick-your-own fresh vegetables. The veggies to be picked at each event will depend on crop conditions, and will be at least one of the following: cabbage, cucumber, eggplant, peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes and zucchini. U-Pick and Hayride: $12 a chip basket will be provided to fill with produce Hayride Only: $5, children under 3 are free Hayrides will leave the Greenhouse at 2:00pm, 3:00... More Details
FINDLAY TOWNSHIP’S 37TH ANNUAL “FAIR IN THE WOODLANDS” AUGUST 17-18, 2012 CLINTON COMMUNITY PARK (5 minutes from Pittsburgh International Airport) Food, games, exhibits, entertainment, crafts, parade, fireworks, children’s activities, 5K Race/Fun Walk For more information, 724-695-0500 or visit our website at: www.findlay.pa.us/
First Annual Memorial Bike Run In Memory of Charles Jenkins 1982-2008 All Proceeds Benefit: American Foundation For Suicide Prevention (AFSP.org) Ride To Honor a Loved one Lost to Suicide Ride To Raise Awareness Ride To Break The Stigma Ride To Save Lives
There are 3 items that can contribute to your success on the golf course: proper swing mechanics, great equipment, and your body. Most people readily address the first 2, but often overlook the third. Come join InMOTION PERFORMANCE at 2 PM on Saturday August 18, 2012 as hosted by SOUTH HILLS KARATE ACADEMY, 705 Clairton Blvd, as we provide a brief overview of common physical limitations that may be holding you back from reaching your full athletic performance. We will go through the Titleist Per... More Details
The Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania are coming together to celebrate 100 years of Girl Scouting at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center! Activities include a parade and the "Forever Green Action Project."
DJ Mighty Man pounds the sounds with the best in R&B and old school. Put on your favorite outfit on, come and party with mature adults! Enjoy The Club atmosphere and have your special event, birthday party, or corporate event at Grown & Classy After Dark.
\Explore the history of the guitar like never before - through science! Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World combines science, sound, history and the cultural impact of the guitar into this exciting new exhibit.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-302-5223.
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