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Carnegie Science Center is home to the world's largest permanent robotics exhibition, so gear up for a bot-tastic time with more than two dozen exhibition stations about robots! Learn how 'bots sense, think, and act and explore dozens of interactive exhibit stations in this one-of-a-kind robotics experience. Challenge a binary being in a game of air hockey or basketball, and rub elbows with some of Hollywood’s most famous robots. It's the ultimate robot gathering, right here in Pittsburgh... More Details
Silk Screen: Asian Arts and Cultural Organization will feature 25 films at its seventh annual Asian American Film Festival, May 11-20. The festival is a showcase of Asian films and filmmakers with origins in Asian cultures. There will be 48 showings at three locations in the city: The Harris Theater, the Melwood Screening Room and the Regent Square Theater. For festival lineup and more information please visit: http://www.silkscreenfestival.org/12/the-festival
Sound Series: Damien Jurado with Special Guest JBM Thursday, May 17, 2012 8 pm Co-presented with WYEP 91.3 Presents The eclectic Seattle-based folk singer/songwriter Damien Jurado comes to The Warhol’s intimate theater on a tour supporting his latest release, Maraqopa, on Secretly Canadian Records. Since his solo debut on Sub Pop Records in 1997, Jurado has amassed a strong catalogue in the indie-folk and roots rock realms inspired and influenced by songwriters such as Neil Young, Bob Dyla... 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
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.
Gypsy Cafe welcomes The Gypsy Strings to entertain you through dinner. The Gypsy Strings are all Pittsburgh musicians with national and international standing. The orchestra's regular lineup, Jerry Grcevich, David Kosovec, Peter Kosovec, and Bob Sestili are led by George Batyi on violin. Traditional to cafe-style performances in Europe, the musicians stroll table to table and take requests. We offer the event for our Dinner guests. A $10 cover may be charged to those not ordering dinner or the e... 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
Holland’s largest repertory company Toneelgroep Amsterdam renders an inspired and shattering vision of Jean Cocteau’s seminal text, “La Voix Humaine.” This story of abandonment, grief and heartbreak centers on a desperate woman’s last phone call to an ex-lover. Masterfully directed by Ivo Van Hove, “La Voix Humaine” has been described by The Village Voice as “a spare, raw, enormously affecting production.” The audiences’ most voyeuristi... 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
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
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
Free weekly trivia at Patricks Pub in Moon. Join host Carla for a fun night and beat out the competition. Winners receive prizes and gift cards. Everyone enjoys drink specials and a great time. Show starts at 10p. Sign ups start at 9:30p. Hope you can make it!
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
Learn the basic Latin dance rhythms of Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia and Reggaeton in a fun and energetic dance workout. Burn calories and fat, tone your body and have a blast doing it. Join the party! Classes are open to ages 13 - adult and take place on Thursdays, 7:30 - 8:30 P.M. at 150 E. Main St, 3rd floor, Carnegie, PA 15106. Drop in rate is $12 or 10 classes for $100. For more information call 412-279-8887 or visit http://www.zumba.com. (Search Melissa Perpetua, instructor)