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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!
For over 125 years, Jones and Laughlin Steel was the symbol of industrialized Pittsburgh. Dominating the landscape of the city, physically and emotionally, “J&L” was the essence of the region. Its history spans the years from the development and expansion of iron-making in the 1850s, through the boom of 20th century and finally to the decline of the industry in the 1980s. The mill lived at the heart of region’s blue collar persona: strong, determined, persistent in presence... 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
Lessons go from 9pm-10pm. 10pm starts the open salsa session; what a great way to begin your weekend!
SpacePlace will fill the space vertically with full-body Zero-G experiences, full-scale International Space Station module mock-ups, and interactive exhibits relating to the basic sciences and technological advances in space exploration.
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Greg Wilsbacher, curator of the Newsfilm Collections at the University of South Carolina – Columbia, will visit The Warhol to introduce an eclectic program of 35mm Fox Movietone newsreels from headlines past. The Fox Movietone News Collection at USC provides one of the most detailed snapshots of American and global culture in the decades before television. Consisting of over 2,000 hours of content, much of which are original camera negative outtakes, the Collection records deeds great and ... More Details
Join the Orchestra of the Alleghenies (McKeesport Symphony) for their annual Holiday Concert. Special guest, Joe Negri, will perform holiday classics, as well as a Mr. Rogers Medley. FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Santa and Mrs. Claus will also be in attendance & will be available for photos! This concert will be performed twice! Friday, December 14 at Bethel Park High School Sunday, December 16 at McKeesport Area High School. Tickets: $10-18 Tickets available online (www.mckeesportsymphony.org),... More Details
Join us on the Island of Misfit Toons December 14th for the Toonseum’s annual Christmas party! Whether you’re an elephant with spots or a choochoo with square wheels on your caboose, the Island of Misfit Toons welcomes you to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with cocktails, Christmas cookies, crafts, and more!Come celebrate the holiday season from 7:30 - 10:30 p.m. in the Lou Scheimer Gallery. Admission is $10, but if you bring any new or gently used toys for the Play It... More Details
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
Picture this—snow gently tumbles from the skies, swirling down and blanketing the dark woods of Cook Forest. You’re wrapped in a warm quilt, on white horse-drawn carriage, peering out at the icicle-laced trees and the calm, peaceful Clarion River. Afterwards, you warm yourself by a crackling fire sipping wine by candlelight and savoring every bite at dinner. Music serenades you as you treasure the time spent with that special person next to you. Winter in the Woods features a two nig... More Details
Friday & Saturday Dec. 14 & 15, 2012 $33 show only, 8 p.m.$55 Kean dinner and show, 6:30 p.m. Come on out to the Kean Theatre for plenty of yuletide cheer. The tradition continues with Johnny Angel and the Halo’s Christmas show. This is a party you don’t want to miss! Great holiday standards, rock-n-roll Christmas carols and the one and only Johnny Angel on top of the tree. Take a night off from shopping and enjoy a rock-n-roll good time! Proceeds benefit the St. Barnabas Fre... More Details
Just in time for the holidays! David Sedaris's hilarious story of his experiences working in Macy's Santaland. Featuring Tyler Anthony Smith as Crumpet the Elf. (For mature elves only.)
In this free-wheeling rewrite of Moliere's "The Misanthrope," a disillusioned curmudgeon named Frank has resolved to tell the truth to everyone he meets, no matter how disconcerting or offensive they may find it. This being a comedy, however, Frank is diverted from his high-minded path by his love for the beautiful Celimene, a bored aristocrat with an equally sharp tongue. The plays virtuosic use of language turns their verbal duel into theatrical fireworks of the highest order.
Make a different lantern each day of the week in the Studio. Part of Let It Glow!, a month-long celebration of all things that glitter and glow!
Arild Remmereit, conductor Gil Shaham, violin Program : George Walker: Sinfonia No.4 , “Strands” (PSO co-commission) Wolfgang Amadé Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5, “Turkish” Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1, “Winter Dreams” About This Performance “[Shaham is] one of the world’s great masters of the instrument” –The Lafayette Multiple Grammy Award-winning violinist Gil Shaham returns! Mozart’s Fifth Violin Concerto be... More Details
Sister is back...and she'll find out if you've been good! That's right—get ready to sit up straight and participate because audience favorite Kimberly Richards returns as "Sister" in this merry yuletide hit.
This vibrant one-woman show portrays the dynamism of a neighborhood. Embedded in the concrete of South Side's city steps are testimonials of teenage mischief, steel mill toil, and townie haunts. This is a neighborhood where parking chairs and bar stools mark territory, where "paradise" is just one turn off of 26th Street. So we ask, "Are yinz ready for some stories 'bout the 'burgh?" Written and performed by Tami Dixon.
Climb on board for a piping-hot breakfast, The Polar Express: An IMAX Experience, loads of family fun, time in the Miniature Railroad & Village®, and a chance to meet a special guest. It's a holiday tradition! $25 member / $30 non-member (adult) $20 member / $25 non-member (child or senior) $10 (all children 1–2 years) Register by calling 412.237.3400, then press 7.
A winter wonderland of beautifully decorated Christmas trees and wreaths available for purchase.
The Nativity: A Christmas Gift retells the famous Christmas story, but always with a twist! Loosely based on the play by Langston Hughes, the 2012 Pittsburgh version of this holiday favorite blends the past and the present into one exciting display of dance and song. This year's story delves into the real meaning of Christmas, as Christian parents try to educate their gift-oriented children on the true reason for the season, while the story of Mary and Joseph is illustrated through amazing Afric... More Details
In conjuction with "The Sepia Show", a gallery showing of a new original painting series by local artist Anthony Purcell, the Gallery 4 will also be showing "Terrariums: Living art by Holly Bomba". Please join us for the opening reception at The Gallery 4 on December 1st at 7:00pm. The Sepia Show and Terrariums will be available for viewing at the gallery through December 29th.
This year The Shop takes over the entire first floor at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts! We will open to the public on Friday November 16, 2012 at 5:30pm. The Shop features art and crafts from over 200 regional artists, with everything from jewelry to glass, ceramics, fibers and more. Come find gifts for friends and family from your favorite Pittsburgh artists. Extended Hours: Tuesdays-Wednesdays 10-5 Thursdays-Saturdays 10-7 Sundays 12-5 Mondays (in December only) 10-5
The Nutcracker December 7-30, 2012 - Benedum Center The magic of the holidays comes alive with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's classic The Nutcracker. Surrender to the grand sweep of Tchaikovsky's score and the wonders of childhood. The expert staging of Terrence Orr brings this holiday tradition to Pittsburgh's doorstep and invites you to join Marie on an enchanted sleigh ride past swirling snowflakes to the land of the sweets.