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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.
It was a dark and stormy night. Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their mother are having a midnight snack when an unearthly stranger appears at the door. She claims to have been blown off course, and goes on to tell them that there is such a thing as a “tesseract,” which, if you didn’t know, is a wrinkle in time. Meg’s father had been experimenting with time-travel when he suddenly disappeared. Will Meg, the super-genius Charles Wallace, and their friend... More Details
Sample delicious bites from local restaurants while browsing shops in the Oakland Business District. Purchase a Taste of Oakland wristband and take advantage of great offers in and around Oakland! For details, visit: aTasteOfOakland.wordpress.com
The History Center’s America’s Best Weekly: A Century of The Pittsburgh Courier exhibition provides an in-depth look at the largest and most influential African American newspaper of the past 100 years. The exhibit features rare photos, artifacts, and videos which illustrate The Courier’s significant impact on social change and American journalism. Highlights include the oldest-known existing copy of The Pittsburgh Courier from Nov. 5, 1910, a camera belonging to legendary phot... More Details
PGC’s studio apprentice program has brought nearly 25 young artists to live and work in Pittsburgh over the last seven years. This exhibition will showcase their artwork and tell the story of where they are now.
This is the 30th Anniversary of Frank Henenlotter’s cult horror film classic, Basket Case. The movie tells of a young man who carries his deformed conjoined twin brother in a large basket seeking vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will. After the film, Basket Case actress Beverly Bonner will present her live play "Casey-30 Years Later"-a hilarious follow-up to the film.
“An ecstatic experience!” (USA Today) BLUE MAN GROUP is best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts which combine music,comedy and multimedia theatrics to produce a totally unique form of entertainment. Although it is impossible to describe, people of all ages agree that BLUE MAN GROUP’s show is an intensely exciting and wildly outrageous experience that leaves theentire audience in a blissful, euphoric state. With no spoken language, BLUE MAN GROUP is per... 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
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
CALLING ALL VENDORS!!!! Cubbiez Creations is sponsoring an Arts and Crafts Show! We welcome all handmade, handcrafted and semi-handmade art and craft creations! There will also be a food and bake sale! When: Saturday, May 19th 2012 10am-2pm (Set up will start an hour before the show) Where: Hoboken Presbyterian Church 921 North Avenue Blawnox, PA 15238 The cost per table is $20.00 The admission to the event is free! Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org Sam: 412-304-4737 Bobbie 412-607-0307
In this comedic satire, a group of young children in the rural desert of Rajasthan want nothing more than to visit the circus. But without a rupee to spare, the children must find a way to get to the circus on their own. Their aspirations and heartbreaks provide a metaphor for the corruption in India’s government and economy.
This exhibition provides an appealing survey of drawing styles and techniques from Randolph Caldecott in the 19th century to Chris Van Allsburg in the 20th—with many delightful and familiar artists in between including Ernest Shepard, Maurice Sendak, Tomie dePaola, and Jules Feiffer. The 40 works on paper by famed illustrators are supplemented by 13 books. Draw Me a Story will be staged with artworks hung slightly lower than usual, step stools available, and reading nooks in the galleries ... More Details
Driven by his curiosity in other cultures and the mysteries of human nature, director Sander Francken delivers a captivating trilogy of folk tales. Each story is based on a folk song from a non-Western culture and shows that it is old wisdom which unites people.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and its favorite fiddler kick off the spring and summer season with this fun-loving concert for kids.
College Nannies and Tutors North Pittsburgh welcome rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders to attend a free practice SAT test. Afterwards, parents are welcome to ask questions about test prep, college admissions and tutoring Register for the test and reserve your seat by calling 724-934-3022.
Join us at Bedner’s Greenhouse for a weekend of gardening classes and workshops, all day free wine tasting, food, music and much more! The event will take place on Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5:00pm each day. May 19 11:00a – 12:00p South Fayette Conservation Group 12:00p – 4:00p Master Gardener Q & A
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.
All the gear might be gone, but you're still gonna hafta work it! (former) BALLY'S GYM, 107 6th Street, Downtown Pgh 21+ / $8 advance / $10 door / $5 after 2am TICKETS >> http://viapgh.showclix.com/ * The official closing party of the Distinctively Dutch Festival* presented by: VIA, Humanaut, Nakturnal + Pgh Cultural Trust sponsored by: vitaminwater, Iron City Sound :::::::::::::: DJ SET / DEXTER (NL) : Electro | Bass | Techno | Disco [Clone / Rush Hour / Klakson] Dexter came at the dance ... More Details
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.
Join us FORE some fun at Birdsfoot Golf Club on May 19th! Four Man Scramble: $280 per team OR $80 per Individual (Price Includes: Free range balls before the event, Green Fees & Cart Fees, Beer, Soda & Water on the course and Hot Dog Tickets) 50/50 Raffle - Closest to the Pin & Putting Contests - Shirts $20 per Team *ALL teams must register and pay-in-full NO LATER THAN May 14th* Instructions for Registering: -Visit www.hellobully.com to pay via paypal using the "donate" bu... More Details
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.