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Ciao a tutti! This is the first of regular weekly social hour where students of all levels are encourage to join and practice their Italian. Questo e' il primo di una serie di appuntamenti estivi per l'Italian Meetup per conoscerci meglio e fare conversazione in italiano. Tutti siete invitati a partecipare..da principianti a livello avanzato. Each week, we will have one suggested/scheduled activity for all. Ogni settimana, faremo un'attivita' diversa adatta a tutti. Currently the coffee shops th... 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
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.
Discover one of Pittsburgh’s best-kept foodie secrets as you indulge in some of the freshest local, sustainable and seasonal flavors around town on select Sundays from Sept. to Dec. 2012. Plus, when you reserve your spot for brunch today, Conservatory admission is included in the price!
A family-friendly musical version of the classic Dickens tale, with Albert Finney and Alec Guinness. Registration required: firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-454-9109. Presented by Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Civic Light Opera and Point Park University.
Do your holiday shopping with local artisans and crafters at Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area Holiday Artist Market featuring locally-made, one-of-a-kind functional and decorative ethnic crafts and food at our historic location, the Pump House. Rivers of Steel will also be selling books, clothing, and multimedia items focusing on the industrial heritage of southwestern Pennsylvania. Event held at Historic Pump House in The Waterfront, site of the 1892 Battle of Homestead and current trailh... More Details
The LEGO KidsFest, a giant traveling LEGO expo, returns to Pittsburgh. This hands-on, educational, all-ages LEGO extravaganza features millions of LEGO bricks not to mention lots of construction zones, dozens of life-sized LEGO models and displays, LEGO Ninjago and LEGO Games, group builds such as Creation Nation and the LEGO Art Gallery, live LEGO Master Builders, and so much more covering three acres of space.
Join us for a weekend full of hoppin' activities for train enthusiasts of all ages! Pick up steam as you explore tons of hands-on activities including exhibit stations, live demonstrations, and more. Get on board for the coolest event this side of the Mississippi River! All activities are free with general admission.
Robert Morris University ~ Island Sports Center's Magical Christmas Ice Skating Show December 2, from 1 - 4 PM Holiday Ice Skating Show featuring everyone’s favorite toys that come to life on ice! Skating performances showcasing the talents of the RMU Island Sports Center's figure skating academy, skating school and synchronized skating teams. Skating show and open skate following the show with cast - for all interested audience members! Advanced tickets for sale: $7.00 general admission S... More Details
Join the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, under the direction of Betsy Burleigh, in a celebration of Dickens' 200th anniversary and all things Christmas. Even Ebenezer Scrooge won’t be able to utter a “Bah humbug” after this concert! For discounted advance tickets, please visit the link provided.
"Live from the Shadow Lounge" A Concert to Benefit Vince Eirene and the Duncan & Porter Homeless Shelter This evening of entertainment features Phat Man Dee jazz singer, Miguel Sague Jr & Miguel Sague III father and son Afro Cuban musical duets, Olivia Kissel dancer and Crystal Hoffman poetic comedienne. Vincent Eirene is a long time activist, author and defender of social justice. His activism has taken him to the swamps of New Orleans to help publicize the need for action pos... More Details
Create a new holiday tradition for your family and make a difference in the lives of children in our community. Join us at Pittsburgh Mercy Health System’s 9th Annual Reindeer Ball, a spectacular holiday children's gala, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, from 4 to 7 p.m. at The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh Hotel, 1000 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (Downtown Pittsburgh). Dance along with Martha, Frog and Toad, Lars the Polar Bear, Tacky the Penguin, Clifford, Curious George, and other favori... More Details
Manfred Honeck, conductor Winner, PSO Concerto Competition Program: Mason Bates: Mothership Concerto to be performed by the winner Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 About This Performance: In the first-ever YouTube concerto competition, the PSO mixes technology with artistry. The concert begins with Composer of the Year Mason Bates’ Mothership, commissioned and premiered by the YouTube Symphony at the Sydney Opera House. Bates says this “fast-paced opener imagines the orchestr... More Details
Radio Disney AM 1250 teams up with Toys for Toys and multiple charities including Salvation Army and Operation Troop Appreciation for their second annual "Festival of Giving" at Century III Mall (3075 Clairton Road, West Mifflin, PA 15123) on Sunday, December 2 (1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.). In celebration of Disney Channel and Radio Disney's Fa-la-la-lidays, the Radio Disney AM 1250 Road Crew will be on-site with holiday-themed interactive entertainment, music and prizes including &qu... 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
In the first ever Youtube-concerto competition, the PSO mixes technology with artistry.
Wonderful, heavenly voices with a distinct Russian flavor bringing joy to the Christmas season.
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.
Pittsburgh Philharmonic's Annual Holiday Concert
Head to the Studio to assemble a collection of colorful, translucent shapes that float in the light. Part of Let It Glow!, a month-long celebration of all things that glitter and glow!
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.
The Nutcracker at Carnegie Performing Arts Center An old-fashioned holiday theme is the offering for this year’s Nutcracker as presented by the Carnegie Performing Arts Center. The Nutcracker is being performed for two weekends, beginning on Friday, November 30 and ending on Sunday, December 9. Performances will be held at the renovated Andrew Carnegie Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Avenue in Carnegie. Performances of the Nutcracker will be at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sunda... More Details
Nutcracker Ballet in Carnegie A Gala 35th Anniversary Performance of the Nutcracker Ballet will be performed November 30 through December 9th. By the Carnegie Performing Arts Center. At The Historic Andrew Carnegie Music Hall in Carnegie. See the Evil Rat King Battle the Nutcracker Prince as Snowflakes swirl and candies dance in the magical kingdom of sweets. Show times are 8pm. Friday and Saturdays and 2pm on Sundays. Tickets are $10 and $12 and are available at the door. Call 412-279-8887 or a... More Details
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.