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Enjoy an evening of beer appreciation and education hosted by Beverage Director, Mary Louise Stoughton. Each tasting features eight craft beers from around the country or around the world and a selection of light hors d'oeuvres prepared by Executive Chef Susan Kroft. We are sure to please your palate and expand your beer knowledge. We look forward to seeing you there!
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.
Lessons go from 9pm-10pm. 10pm starts the open salsa session; what a great way to begin your weekend!
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.
Join us for a no-kids night at Carnegie Science Center, co-sponsored by the Pittsburgh Glass Center. Explore exhibits, participate in hands-on scientific demos, enjoy live music, and experience the Science Center in an adults-only atmosphere. Snacks and drinks available for purchase.
Join us for no-kids nights at the Science Center. Enjoy drinks, snacks, and entertainment! Don’t miss The Art and Science of Glass on Nov. 9! Create your own Fused Glass Tile to take home. Then watch as Scientific Glass Blower and artist, Bob Greer, creates his newest master piece and have a chance to bid for it at the end of the night! The event will run from 6-10pm. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Visit CarnegieScienceCenter.org for upcoming dates and details.
Join The Carnegie Library at our Downtown & Business location for an intimate happy hour featuring live music, good drinks and fun activities! Savor some wine, learn about opera, and ask a librarian your most burning question (they're like fortune tellers, only not) and wind down your week at this funfilled event!
The Warhol welcomes author Pat Loud (Lance Loud’s mother) and editor Christopher Makos for a special evening to celebrate the release of their new book about Lance Loud, one of America’s first gay icons and reality TV stars. Lance became the most recognized member of the Loud family from the groundbreaking PBS documentary program, An American Family, launched in 1973, when he revealed on national television that he was gay. The evening will begin with a rare screening of one of the s... More Details
Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, this conference will explore the science and methodological approaches behind understanding environmental health impacts associated with increasing development of natural gas extraction from shale deposits. This event is free, but registration through the conference website is required. Natural gas plays a key role in providing our nation with cleaner energy and greater energy independence. Technical, economic, and energy p... More Details
Il dissoluto punito, ossia il Don Giovanni (The Rake Punished, or Don Giovanni) By Wolfgang Mozart Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte Sung in Italian with English texts projected above the stage Four performances at the Benedum Center Performances Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 8:00 PM Friday, November 9, 2012 at 8:00 PM Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 7:00 PM Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 2:00 PM Overview of Don Giovanni Blending comedy, drama, and the supernatural, with a moral lesson at the end, Don Gio... More Details
Skip rush hour on Friday, November 9th and head into Oakland's restaurants to sample their delectable chili recipes. Vote for your favorite chili and you could win fantastic prizes! Once the contest ends, stick around and watch the Pitt football game at one of our many establishments! So far, competitors include: Garden Grill & Bar Hilton Garden Inn Forbes and Halket Hello Bistro 3605 Forbes Avenue Milano's Pizza 3615 Fifth Avenue Peter's Pub 116 Oakland Avenue Primanti Brothers 3803 Forbes ... More Details
Foodies, Rejoice! PA Gourmet is more than a food and wine show. It’s a premier gourmet cooking and entertaining experience showcasing the best in food, wine, spirits, beer, and party hosting ideas. Attendees will learn what to pair, how to prepare and why presentation is so important. PA Gourmet will satisfy your inner “foodie” with hands-on demonstrations, food samples, wine & spirits tastings, specialty shopping and celebrity encounters. This year PA Gourmet presents Food... More Details
The Office of Public Art presents guided, monthly walking tours of Pittsburgh’s art in public places. The November tour will focus on works Downtown including Carin Mincemoyer's Diamonds Diamond; Informationlab's Cell Phone Disco; and The Puddler.
– The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center proudly announces that it will host its inaugural “The Children’s HOMEtown Hero Luncheon” on Friday, November 9, 2012 in the Lexus Club at CONSOL Energy Center, in partnership with Jameson’s Army. Afternoon to include served lunch, silent and Chinese auctions and a special program by Pittsburgh’s own Dr. Jennifer Arnold.
Carnegie Mellon University’s Humanities Center presents Alan Nadel, the William T. Bryan Professor of American Literature and Culture at the University of Kentucky, for a talk that will examine what the NBC comedy “The Office” has with HBO’s “The Wire” - the idea that in a hierarchy, every employee rises to his or her level of incompetence.
More than 87,000 theatergoers cheered when JERSEY BOYS made its sell-out premiere in Pittsburgh in January 2009. Worldwide, more than 13 million people have seen JERSEY BOYS and now, the show that made critics and audiences cheer, is “Working Its Way Back” to Pittsburgh! JERSEY BOYS, is the Tony®, Grammy® and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the story of how ... More Details
Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, CHICAGO is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her.
Pittsburgh's favorite fashion sale returns to the Monroeville Convention Center! Get great deals on new and gently worn designer and brand name clothing for the whole family. Monroeville Convention Center 209 Mall Boulevard Monroeville, PA 15146 http://www.facebook.com/DesignerDays PREVIEW SALE: Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 ($20 admission) PUBLIC SALE: Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 (free admission) HALF-PRICE SALE: Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 (all remaining merchandise 50% off) Designer Days is a social enterprise ... More Details
Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury Pittsburgh Premier November 2-11, 2012 Friday and Saturday at 8:00, Sunday at 2:30 Directed by Justin Fortunato This timeless dystopian novel—where firemen burn the books—is set in a world where the future is now. Coming shortly on the heels of Bradbury’s death, this provocative production is a tribute to the vision of one of the 20th century’s most important authors. Tickets: $10-$30 primestage.showclix.com 1.888.718.4253
Veterans ride free at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum on Veterans' Day weekend. Enjoy a 4-mile trolley ride and tour of the Trolley Display Building, which houses nearly three dozen streetcars!
Join Studio Specialist Missy Steels as you sink your hands into real clay during an Open Clay Workshop in the Studio. Hand-build a piece or try out the pottery wheel! Whatever you make can be fired and glazed for $5, then picked up 2 weeks later. This is a special artist-led studio activity. Recommended for ages 3+. Sign up at the front desk to reserve a time slot. Limited spaces available. Our multimedia studio lets children of all ages express their artistic vision or learn new art forms. Acti... More Details
By August Wilson Directed by Jade King Carroll Studio Theatre (no late seating) Pittsburgh Playhouse Performances Nov. 8 – 18 and Nov. 29 – Dec. 2, 2012 Its 1948 and bluesman Floyd “Schoolboy” Barton, fresh out of jail, has an opportunity he won’t let himself pass up: a studio has asked him to travel to Chicago and cut some records. Unfortunately, his unexpected musical success doesn’t make up for his errant past. Seven Guitars, the seventh play written in Aug... More Details
Only an artist as talented as James Abbot McNeill Whistler could get away with his rebellious persona. Deliberately provocative and controversy-seeking, Whistler maintained a contentious stance toward other artists, critics, academics, viewers, and patrons. His legacy, on the other hand, speaks for his immense ability to create exquisite works of art.
In David Lindsay-Abaire's recent Broadway hit, Mike and Margaret both grew up in a poor neighborhood. He made it out and became a doctor, but she is stuck - a single mother who gets by on sarcasm and bingo games with her pals. Directed by Tracy Brigden, this tough and tender play runs through December 9.