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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 21 - September 22, 2012 Abstract Colors Paintings by Annette Poitau “Abstract Colors” is a dialogue between Annette Poitau’s will and the chemical reaction of color on canvas. Both rich in color and grounded in textural natural forms, Poitau’s paintings are an intimate dance with matter and primordial gestures. Poitau received her MFA with honors from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. After exhibiting her paintings extensively i... More Details
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
The South Side Farmers Market Kicks off it's season on May 15th! We'll be there every Tuesday selling full size and mini pies, award winning apple butter and cookies! Stop by and see us!
Join Derek at the Beerhive for weekly, live trivia. Compete to win gift cards and bragging rights. Always free to play and always an awesome time. Trivia league starts week of 1/8/12. Sign up and compete to win a grand prize of $1000.00 Show starts at 7p. Registration begins at 6:30p. See you there!
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.
Born to be Wild is an inspiring story of love, dedication, and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This heartwarming adventure transports moviegoers into the lush rainforests of Borneo and across the rugged Kenyan savannah. Follow orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue, rehabilitate, and return these incredible animals back to the wild.
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 Carnegie Performing Arts Center (CPAC) is proud to announce its 37th season producing dance and drama classics at the Andrew Carnegie Music Hall in Carnegie. Students at the Carnegie Performing Arts Center range in age from 3 to adult and can choose to be involved in three fully mounted theatrical productions. All CPAC performances are held at the Andrew Carnegie Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Avenue in Carnegie. Friday and Saturday performances will be at 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. The first offe... 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.
We are a modernized painting class for all skill levels. We hold painting classes at local venues around Pittsburgh. Our goal is to promote local artists, local businesses and get people out socializing. Come learn to paint by one of Pittsburgh's local artists
Discover the joys of seasonal eating in this new series of FREE cooking demonstrations hosted by Big Red Room Café Chef, Angelo Galioto! Taste new foods and engage your whole family in the fun of cooking as Chef Angelo shows you how to prepare easy, delicious recipes using ingredients straight from the Museum Garden. Join him for a new garden-to-table adventure each Tuesday and Friday this summer at 12:15 p.m. in the new Buhl Community Park.
A retrospective of artist Donald Moffett's work.
Join the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation on Tuesday, August 21, as we celebrate the completion of a brand new segment of the Emerald View Park trail system! Bring your own picnic and we'll provide trail tours, doorprizes, entertainment, lemonade and most importantly dessert! We'll be gathering at Emerald View Park, Olympia Park entrance (corner of Hallock St. and Virginia Ave, Pittsburgh 15211), at the pavilion adjacent to the playground. Trail tours start at 5:15pm, music sta... More Details
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.
Bring from 3 to 8 people to Idlewild in whatever vehicle you drive, and get everyone in for $89.99+tax when you present a coupon available at participating Giant Eagle locations. (Must redeem coupon at entrance gate for discount). SAVE AN ADDITIONAL $4.00 per car when you present your Giant Eagle Advantage Card with your coupon. Please note that this is a limited operation day.
\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.
This exhibit features a showcase of more than 60 guitars, ranging from the rare to wildly popular. It includes interactives about the science of sound as well as photography, performance videos, audio, touch screens and the World’s Largest Playable Guitar, certified by Guinness World Records. Plus, live performances by musicians of local, regional, and national note will be scheduled throughout the run of the exhibit.
Catapult into space in the Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium and travel from the solar system to the outer reaches of the galaxy and beyond.