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Now playing on Pittsburgh's biggest screen!Experience the gripping story of the Hubble Space Telescope at Carnegie Science Center's Rangos Omnimax Theater. Journey through distant galaxies to explore the grandeur and mysteries of our celestial surroundings, and accompany space-walking astronauts as they attempt some of the most difficult and important tasks in NASA's history. Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, this film will offer an inspiring and unique look into Hubble's legacy and highlight its p... More Details
Every show is unique! Live shows dazzle audiences with brilliant colors and rockin' music in the Buhl Digital Dome. Based on audience requests, our laserists choreograph sight-and-sound spectacles of full-dome proportions! Shows and schedules change quarterly. For schedule details and complete show listings, visit our website or call (412) 237-3400 for more information.
NEW ACTION EVOLUTION Pittsburgh, PA- November 2012. Superheroes have entered into a new realm of sophistication as it enters the art world not as a comic or cartoon, but as a impressionistic representation of a epic proportions. Beginning on November 21st, the Toonseum will host David Leblanc's first solo exhibition “New Action Evolution”t. Pittsburgh has always been one step ahead in the world of Pop culture with local influences such as Andy Warhol and Keith Haring, so bringing ano... More Details
SECOND SATURDAYS are a monthly jazz-happening series hosted by the resident company of artists at The Space Upstairs, The Pillow Project, to share their improvisational performances, live multimedia experimentations, and honest, jazzed expressions of the spontaneous moment. Happenings frequently debut and feature multimedia works from The Pillow Project (performed after dark), as well as impromptu collaborations with guest music, movement and visual artists. Every happening is completely improvi... More Details
Pittsburgh's biggest weekly swing dance happens every Saturday night at Bobby D's Swing City! No partner needed! Just bring yourself and after our beginner lesson we'll have you dancing all night long! Beginner Dance Lesson starts at 8:00 P.M. Dance is from 9:00 PM-Midnight. Cover: $11.00 (includes lesson) Safe Area in Squirrel Hill ~ Great Atmosphere ~ No Smoking ~ All Ages
Every second Saturday at Pittsburgh's Brillobox, DJs spin vintage soul records from the best periods of American music. It’s a dance floor journey from the fifties onward, taking in Northern, classic Rhythm & Blues, Motown, Funk, Mod Jazz, and Latin Boogaloo - and it's all got a whole lotta soul.
Now playing on Pittsburgh's biggest screen!Explore the top of the world at Carnegie Science Center's Rangos Omnimax Theater and experience the ultimate tale of survival. Narrated by Oscar® winner Meryl Streep, the film takes audiences on a never-before-experienced journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her twin seven-month-old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home.
Creative.Life.Support presentsThe First Revival Series Show of 2013 featuring:Drowning ClownsBecause in a perfect world: Shows are free, people show up,bands get paid & local music reigns supreme!When: Saturday January 12th, 7:00PMWhere: Mr. Smalls Theatre, 400 Lincoln Ave, Millvale, PA 15209Cost: FREE!, Over 21EVENT OVERVIEW:We know the holidays have drained all of our wallets so here is our gift to Pittsburgh. This eventis FREE to the public!Creative.Life.Support presents: the 2013 Revi... More Details
Led by jewelry designer Olga Mihaylova, learn to create sparkling pendants using Swarovski crystals and seed beads to set a teardrop stone. Some bead weaving experience is recommended.
One-of-a-kind event that will be celebrating its 50th year in 2013. All ages can participate in the regular and modified divisions while attempting to slide down a 160' snow-covered slope in the fastest time.
SongSpace at First Unitarian presents an evening of Appalachian and Asian musical traditions with Ellen Gozion and AppaAsia on Saturday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 general admission/$10 students, available at the door.Ellen Gozion sings the songs of the southern Appalachians and the British Isles. Her voice is at once earthy and ethereal, steeped in human experience and yet evocative of the divine. AppalAsia combines the influences of Appalachian and Asian music traditions with ori... More Details
Create a scarf or hat that lights up and changes colors in response to temperature change! Join Guest Maker Deren Guler for this FREE workshop about sewing with special fabrics and threads. Participants will cut and sew a pattern, then embed special features to make their own unique color-changing design. No experience is necessary, but this workshop is intended for children ages 8 and up. At least one parent should be in attendance. Registration is required, space is limited. Email makeshop@pit... More Details
Create a scarf or hat that can light up and change colors in response to a change in the temperature of the fabric.Join Guest Maker Deren Guler for this FREE workshop that will teach you about sewing, as well as special fabrics and threads that can be used to make fabric light up. Participants will be able to cut and sew a pattern of choice and embed special features to make a unique design. No experience is necessary, but this workshop is intended for children ages 8 and up. This workshop is FR... More Details
Darryl & Kim will be performing some of your all time favorites at the Wooden Nickel Restaurant.
Ready to Run™ is a bipartisan program for women who want to run for office, seek higher office, work on a campaign, get appointed to office, or learn more about the political system. Ready to Run™ is your one-stop training on running for office or getting involved in public life. You will learn from prominent elected and appointed leaders, campaign consultants, party officials, and policy experts. **Register by December 21st and get a special early bird price of $50**
Get out into the nighttime air and talk to the owls! This year Fern Holllow will be offering 3 evening owl prowls in the Sewickley area. Owl prowls will be led by members of Fern Hollow Nature Center’s environmental education staff and will include visits to several local parks. You will be responsible for your own transportation from site to site. To register for a prowl, you must call 412-741-7536, please leave your contact information and let us know the session you are interested in at... More Details
English & Japanese with English Subtitles94 mins.The feature directorial debut of Academy Award nominated producer Marc Smolowitz, The Power of Two offers an intimate portrayal of the bond between half-Japanese twin sisters Anabel Stenzel and Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, their lifelong battle with the fatal genetic disease cystic fibrosis (CF), survival through miraculous double lung transplants, and improbable emergence as authors, athletes and advocates for organ donation and those suffering fro... More Details
Back for a special 10th anniversary celebration, this made-in-Pittsburgh play about Arthur J. Rooney, Sr. is the best-selling and most beloved production in Public Theater history. Written by Rob Zellers & Gene Collier, starring Tom Atkins, and directed by Ted Pappas, The Chief offers stories about the founding of a legendary football dynasty and a great American city.
Our sixth annual exhibition of original, interactive artworks “tough” enough to withstand kid handling. Our 2012 Tough Artists are: John Peña, Scott Andrew, Jonathan Armistead, Jeremy Boyle, Kevin Clancy, and Will Schlough. Things That Fly by John Peña A 4’by6’ wooden frame is painted to look like he back of a digital camera. Behind the frame is a large blue backdrop that will act as a “sky.” Visitors can go between the camera frame and blue back... More Details
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor Enrico Dindo, cello Program : Dmitri Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 2 Antonín Dvo?ák: Symphony No. 7 About This Performance: “[Dindo’s] face was as expressive as his sound, projecting pure, unmitigated joy” –Cincinnati Enquirer Italian cellist Enrico Dindo makes his PSO debut with a concerto Shostakovich originally composed for famed cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Dvo?ák’s Seventh, an amb... More Details
Mark your calendar for a musical event like no other-monsters making music! Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their Sesame Street friends are taking to the stage to share their love of music in Sesame Street Live "Elmo Makes Music."Jenny, an enthusiastic new music teacher, arrives on Sesame Street only to discover that her instruments are missing. Jenny's new Muppet friends quickly come to the rescue and discover 'instruments' they never knew existed...rubber duckies, trash can lids... More Details
Our sixth annual exhibition of original, interactive artworks “tough” enough to withstand kid handling. Our 2012 Tough Artists are John Peña, Scott Andrew, Jonathan Armistead, Jeremy Boyle, Kevin Clancy and Will Schlough.
KW & NB, Ltd.’s (UK). Michael Rosen's award-winning book We're Going On A Bear Hunt is brought vividly and noisily to the stage in director Sally Cookson's fun-filled adaptation set to Benji Bower's versatile lively score. Join our intrepid adventurers on their quest to find a bear; as they wade through the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splashy splashy river and the thick oozy, squelchy mud! Expect catchy songs, interactive scenes and plenty of hands-on adventure - plus a few speci... More Details
Break out the bubbly…it’s time for romance with Rodgers & Hammerstein! Broadway's tribute to the genius of Rodgers & Hammerstein is truly A Grand Night for Singing. This Tony Award®-nominated Best Musical showcases Richard Rodgers’ timeless music and the incomparable lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein. It will take you on a romantic musical journey from young infatuation to the touching and funny complexities of commitment and marriage, the joys of parenthood, and finally... More Details
Build a tree sculpture from twigs and conductive copper wire and mesh, then watch as your tree is energized before your eyes in a vacuum chamber, creating glowing, sparkling purple and green light! See this rare phenomenon called Bremsstrahlung harnessed - and made interactive - by our FINE Artists in Residence, electrical engineer Mark Barlow and designer Kate Pfeil.