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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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
Please join us for a poignant, powerful and thrilling evening of music, dance, illusion and film, featuring several of Pittsburgh's most celebrated performance artists. Cocktail reception, silent auction and surprise entertainment to follow the show! Tickets are $40 general admission, $50 VIP (two drink tickets and front row seating). Valet parking available. All proceeds to benefit Pittsburgh's Joey Travolta Film Camp Scholarship Fund. To purchase tickets visit www.joeytravoltafilmcamp-pit... More Details
An Evening of Arts for Autism Saturday, January 19th, 2013 Kelly Strayhorn Theater Please join us for a poignant, powerful and thrilling evening of dance, illusion and film, featuring several of Pittsburgh's most celebrated performance artists. Dima Harmon, composer and classical pianist will be greeting our guests as they enter the theater and keep the stage alive during intermission with unforgettable pieces. Renowned vocalist Tania Grubbs will open the evening in style with a few songs on the... More Details
Comic book legend and Pittsburgh native Jim Shooter is returning to Pittsburgh for a rare appearance at the ToonSeum!The ToonSeum is proud to host “An Evening with Jim Shooter” from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. The event with the outspoken and sometimes controversial writer and editor will begin with a 6 p.m. VIP reception at the ToonSeum, followed by an on-stage interview at 7:30 and a Q&A session conducted by Wayne Wise, the ToonSeum’s resident comics historian.In 19... More Details
The Carnegie Performing Arts Center is holding auditions for the charming ballet Snow White. Performances will be at the newly renovated Andrew Carnegie Music Hall, March 22, 23 & 24. Director Monica Ryan choreographs the production and rehearsals will take place on Saturday afternoons. Auditions are on Saturday, January 19th at the Carnegie Performing Arts Center studios, 150 East Main Street in Carnegie, PA. Ages 5-12 audition at 1 p.m.; ages 13 and up audition at 2 p.m. For more infor... More Details
Tickets available: http://calliopehouse.org/Concerts%2011-12.htm#peteryarrowPeter Yarrow’s talents as a creative artist—both with the legendary trio Peter, Paul & Mary and as a solo performer—are frequently directed at using music to convey a message of humanity and caring. His gift for songwriting has produced some of the most moving songs from Peter, Paul & Mary, including “Puff, the Magic Dragon,” “Day is Done”, “Light One Candle”... More Details
In Partnership with The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh "When a child loves you for a long, long time...then you become Real." So says the Horse to the Velveteen Rabbit in Margery Williams' literary classic. The magic of the Enchantment Theatre Company, complete with bunraku puppetry and masks, makes this charming tale of love and devotion an unforgettable theatrical experience for all ages. Music lovers will swoon for the Grammy-nominated soundtrack by award-winning composer and... More Details
Closing reception for "Jimmy Taaffe: Pittsburgh After Dark" a two-day exhibit, Jan. 18 & 19, featuring photographs by Jimmy Taaffe.
We have a dream. Let Freedom Sing! Concerts inspire for sixth year on Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday WeekendBe inspired by the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the dynamic music of The Pittsburgh Gospel Choir at Let Freedom Sing! Spoken-word artist Vanessa German weaves her original oratory with King’s words throughout two free concerts on the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend. There is no charge for admission, but monetary donations will be freely accepted. Both concerts be... More Details
Chris Denem, one of the best Neil Diamond tributes, recreates the legendary superstar’s classic and traditional hits from the heart as if they were his own. Don’t miss this amazing performance of your favorites including “Solitary Man,” “Holy Holly” and “America.” Parking is free and proceeds benefit the St. Barnabas Free Care Fund. For tickets call 724-444-KEAN (5326) or visit www.KeanTheatre.com. Like the Kean Theatre on Facebook for information ... More Details
Programmed by Taylor StantonPierre Hébert describes his film Around Perception as an exercise “for the eye and against the eye” of the viewer. Variations on Vision is an exploration of Hebert’s use of the word exercise to characterize the function of film. Included in the program are films and videos that operate as exercises in perceptual (de-)engineering; these works dismantle the viewer’s conventional understanding of space and, ultimately, reality. Featured in ... More Details
Experience an exclusive sneak peek of The Velveteen Rabbit by Enchantment Theatre Company on January 19 & 20! Enjoy highlighted scenes from the full length production and meet the actors afterward to learn more about how they create the show. This sneak peek is included with Museum Admission.
Chef June Bruckner demonstrates vegetarian cuisine and teaches the vegetarian lifestyle in this hands-on cooking course weekend. This interactive course will explain the various foods used in vegetarian cooking and the proper application and methods of cooking these items. Vegetarian dinners will be prepared and enjoyed by participants in our lavish dining room on Friday and Saturday nights. Gourmet vegetarian breakfast will be offered Saturday morning. Feel free to bring your favorite bottle of... 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
From January 14-20, 2013, Pittsburgh Restaurant Week – Winter 2013 will focus on highlighting Pittsburgh food and restaurants with week-long dining deals across the region featuring many new dishes for the New Year. With the celebration drawing near, it is time to start making reservations to take advantage of wonderful dining deals at even more restaurants than before with over 50 restaurants registered to participate. Visit pittsburghrestaurantweek.com for the official listing of partici... More Details
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor Benjamin Hochman, piano Program : Victor de Sabata: La notte di Plàton Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto (Left Hand Alone) Richard Strauss:: Aus Italien About This Performance: “Hochman’s playing was serene, virtually Olympian in its overview.” –Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Italian conductor Gianandrea Noseda brings music from and inspired by his country. Noseda is the Victor de Sabata Guest Conductor, so it is only fitting for him to conduct ... More Details
In this comedy, Huey Maximilian Bonfigliano has a problem: He feels he cannot regain his "manhood" and put his broken marriage behind him until he wins his ex-wife one more time. His buddy, Aldo Scaliki tries, without success, to convince Huey to stick to his new lady friend, Teresa. She finds out what Huey is up and her anger flares while Janice capitulates—momentarily. It turns out, her earlier abuse of him was intended to make him "act like a man," which he does at l... 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.
Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, LES MISÉRABLES, with glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. This new production has been acclaimed by critics, fans and new audiences and is breaking box office records wherever it goes. The New York Times calls this LES MISÉRABLES “an unquestionably spectacular production from start to finish.... More Details