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Steel City Paracon. An intimate weekend of socializing and connecting with the stars of Ghost Hunters, paranormal experts, and your fellow enthusiasts and investigators. A meticulously researched and exclusive guided walking tour covering Pittsburgh’s most notorious figures and faces. Unique and exciting seminars, lectures, panels, and Q & A sessions.
Join us for the Exciting conclusion of The '12 FILM FACTORY Competition! Learn from Hollywood insiders how the business really works and how you can be a part of it. On May 12th, Pittsburgh’s emerging talent will be showcased by the world class CMU Drama School students as they read the final three short scripts in this year’s competition: Echo Torch by Chris Preksta The Perils of Growing up Flat Chested by Yulin Kuang Escape from St. Quentin’s by Scott Peters & Anthony Por... More Details
Unearth the powers of healing plants from around the world as the soothing sights and sounds of fountains provide a release from the summer heat. Bring the whole family and let Phipps welcome you to a serene, green world where nature’s best-kept secrets are revealed and the spirit of youth reigns supreme.
The Mother’s Day Weekend event, which is the first of the monthly Summer Saturdays at the Fort series, will provide visitors with a glimpse inside the daily routine of 18th century women at the Fort. The event will feature re-enactors, cooking and laundry demonstrations, a fashion show, and much more. This Saturday, all Moms will receive FREE admission (Fort Pitt's Mother's Day present to all Moms)!
Fourteen year-old PonyBoy knows that in their high school, kids fall into two categories: the greasers, named for how they wear their hair, and the Socs, short for Socials. His struggle with class division, violence, honor, and family comes to a boiling point in a clash between the two, a ‘rumble.’ S.E. Hinton wrote the acclaimed book in 1967, when she was an Oklahoma high school student struggling with the same issues PonyBoy does. This wonderful Playhouse Jr. adaptation is a poigna... 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
Shop our local maxxonista's Mother's Day Finds! Angelique from 'Where The Piggy Toes Go' will be at TJMaxx, McMurray from 12-3pm on May 12th! The BEST Mother's Day gifts will be on display ~ From clothing & accessories to handbags and beauty items, come to this special Mother's Day Event! There will be music, drinks, sweet treats, giveaways and more!!! You won't want to miss it!
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
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.
Dive into physics aboard the USS Requin submarine. Discover the science that let 80 sailors live beneath the sea in the U.S. Navy’s first radar picket submarine.
Discover what it takes to care for, feed and train more than 600 birds in this hands-on immersion experience. Participants spend a full day working alongside trainers assisting with food preparation and feedings, performing weight checks on the Aviary’s owls, falcons and hawks, and doing a bit of housekeeping for the National Aviary’s African penguins. Other highlights include participation in afternoon feeds in the Aviary’s walk-through exhibits where flamingos, starlings, pel... More Details
The Animal Care & Assistance Fund presents Uncorked & Unleashed 3 at Engine House 25 in Lawrenceville from 7-10PM on Saturday, May 12, 2012. Tickets are $75/person - please join us for wonderful food & wine, amazing auction items, and entertainment by Sinatra impersonator, Nick Fiasco. All proceeds help companion pets. For ticket information please contact Jessica at firstname.lastname@example.org http://animalcarefund.org/?q=node/72
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
Dive into science aboard a real Cold War-era submarine! Learn how 80 men used their expertise, humor, and sheer ingenuity to carve out a rough and adventurous life during Requin's lengthy defense and scientific missions, some of which are still classified to this day!State-of-the-art and battle-ready when she set out just days before the end of World War II, USS Requin holds the distinction of being the Navy's first Radar Picket submarine. Interactive kiosks and recreated living quarters give v... More Details
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Enjoy a museum unlike any other. A place where you can enjoy the great works of Maz and Mario. Art and Arnie. Roberto and Franco. Suzie and Swin. A place where you can relive the moments that made them all great. The Immaculate Reception. The Home Run. Olympic gold. Super Bowls. World Series. Stanley Cups. The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, a state-of-the-art museum at the Senator John Heinz History Center, features a stunning collection of one-of-a-kind sports artifacts and interactive exh... 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
After taking on a school assignment to learn more about Erik the Red, Emma’s world is transformed into an epic Viking adventure accompanied by her sketchbook, her helmet constructed of aluminum foil and her little-brother-turned-trusty-sidekick. When Emma spots a newspaper ad for a real Viking ship, she sets in motion her grandest voyage of all. Based on a true story, Yo, Vikings! is for everyone who’s gotten lost in tale and believes dreams do come true.