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Critically acclaimed chef, television host, and author Lidia Bastianich comes to Pittsburghto celebrate the release of her latest book and public television series, Lidia's Italy in America. Get to know Lidia as she cooks up some of her favorite dishes, shares her favorite stories, shows you some of her family photos, and answers your questions. Lidia's Italy in America celebrates Italian immigrants. From coast to coast, Lidia visits people and places that carry on the Italian-American spirit, p... More Details
Daniel Riley, Author of Love By Friday, will be taking your email questions about finding love (free of charge). Simply submit your question to the below email address and we will help you move from "Single" to "Spoken For" firstname.lastname@example.org
The Saturday Light Brigade radio studio in the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is open for children to make Audio CD Cards for Father’s Day. We’ll conduct a personal interview about the person the card is for and record it on an audio CD that can be decorated, affixed to a special card, and brought home that day as a gift that will be cherished for a lifetime. Kids and adults can record alone or together and also can record a special song or poem. Cards can be made in the Studi... More Details
Adult Caribbean Night is a new & exciting event in the Downtown Pittsburgh area. It will cater to all those that enjoy the sounds of the Caribbean. This event will offer EVERY type of Caribbean music enjoyed. From Roots Rock Reggae, Calypso, SOCA, Dancehall, DUB, and Rare Grooves - we have something for everyone. This night is for the Mature & Secure crowd. Guaranteed to bring out the Islander in you! The atmosphere at the Mélange Bistro Bar + Incredible Music & Friends = A Gr... More Details
With features like Falling Water, Forbes Field, and Leap-the-Dips, the Miniature Railroad & Village® is more magical than ever before! Be amazed as speeding locomotives travel historic western Pennsylvania’s miniature landscape while the seasons and days pass in the matter of minutes. This extraordinary exhibit features more than 2,000 miniature replicas and more than 100 animated characters and scenes. Come see why the Miniature Railroad continues to be a long-standing Pittsbur... More Details
The Pittsburgh Bujinkan Dojo is hosting Free Ninjutsu Self Defense Classes on Saturdays in April and May from 11am to 1pm. Stop in to see effectively defend yourself against attackers utilizing the ancient Japanese Martial Art of Ninjutsu. Adults only.
Make Oz art in the Studio in honor of our latest exhibit, Wizard of Oz Children's Educational Exhibition! Oz Screen Prints Use Silk Screens burned with your favorite Wizard of Oz characters to create your own unique prints, worthy of framing! Look for new characters bi-weekly, on May 26, June 9, June 23, July 7, July 21, August 5, August 19, and September 2. Oz Collage Take a black and white image over the rainbow and add bursts of color by layering vibrant cardstock under an acetate photo. Whil... More Details
Spend some quality time with the best dressed residents of the National Aviary! Participants learn about penguins’ natural history, adaptations, feeding and nesting habits, and the challenges they face surviving in a rapidly changing environment. Best of all, it’s a once in a lifetime chance to touch and present toys to one of the Aviary’s African penguins. A photo opportunity is provided at the end of the program. Information and Pricing: $40 per participant; $35 for Aviary me... More Details
Sample craft beers from more than 25 breweries, enjoy live entertainment, and food from Penn Brewery. Two sessions: 1-4 pm and 6-9 pm. Tickets are $45 in May, and $60 at the door. Over 21 only. For more information, visit www.pennbrew.com.
The Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival returns to downtown Pittsburgh’s Cultural District on June 1-3, 2012. The expansive weekend of music will include a JazzLive Crawl in more than 20 downtown venues, 3 outdoor stages, and feature both national and internationally renowned musicians and a visual art show. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s PJLIF is produced in cooperation with the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, which runs from June 1 through June 10, 2012. Some of the... More Details
By Noel Coward. Directed by Ted Pappas. After a tempestuous marriage, Amanda and Elyot got divorced. Just a few years later, however, each goes to the altar again – Amanda with Victor, and Elyot with Sibyl. Honeymooning at the same seaside hotel, a shared balcony is the fuse that detonates this sizzling comedy when the newlyweds discover they have rooms next to each other. Noel Coward’s masterpiece about the lunacy of love radiates with diamond-bright wit and style to burn.
The Ailsa Mellon Bruce Galleries will boast an enhanced reinstallation of the museum’s collection of decorative arts, design, and craft, selectively integrated with prints, architectural drawings, and paintings. The reinstallation includes a prominent display of Carnegie Museum of Art’s important collections of Western Pennsylvania furniture and contemporary objects made from glass and aluminum—two materials deeply associated with the region. Objects will be arranged chronologi... More Details
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
Salsa Dancing with DJ Devin. 10 pm FREE Salsa Lesson. Dancing from 10:30pm-2:00am.
Vibrant Pittsburgh will host Say “Hello” Day, a celebration of diversity in Pittsburgh from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Groups and organizations from different backgrounds, orientations, genders and races are cordially invited to gather together in Pittsburgh’s Strip District.Featuring activities, food and prizes, the walk will begin at the Society for Contemporary Craft at 2100 Smallman Street for check in and end at the Pittsburgh Public Market.To register, visit www.vibrantpittsburgh.... More Details
Showcase Noir: African American Artist & Designer Market A unique arts showcase featuring the work of some of the region’s finest African American artists, including pottery, paintings, jewelry, fiber, and sculpture that are available for sale. Showcase Noir is presented as part of Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival and in conjunction with the Three Rivers Arts Festival. For more information about Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival, visit pittsburghjazzlive.com
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.
Based on a true story! In 1934, a group of Ashington miners and a dental mechanic hired a professor from Newcastle University to teach an evening art appreciation class. Unable to understand each other at first, they embarked on one of the most unusual experiments in British art as the pitmen learned to become painters. Within a few years, their work was taken for prestigious collections and they were celebrated throughout the British art world; but every day they worked, as before, down the min... More Details
Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the first-ever educational exhibit based on the beloved movie classic. Come over the rainbow with Dorothy and Toto on an exploration of the colorful Land of Oz. Journey from the sepia-toned Gale Farm to the vibrant Emerald City and experience the adventures of Dorothy and her friends.
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
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.