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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.
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.
Twenty five years after winning a Best New Artist GRAMMY Award and launching one of contemporary music’s most diverse and collaborative careers, Bruce Hornsby is still, blissfully, making joyful noise—and finding clever, expansive ways to chronicle the dynamic musical snapshots along the journey. Superstar collaborations and more than 100 records speak volumes about Hornsby’s unique fusion of mainstream appeal and wild musical diversity.
This 2-day event features over 25 Craft & Food Vendors, 19 groups of live entertainment, Antique and Emergency Vehicle displays on Philadelphia Street in front of the Museum. Inside the Museum there will be a book signing and matinees in the theatre. The Museum is open both days with Regular Admission being charged. Free Admission to the street festival.
Join your friends at Pittsburgh Mercy Health System for Mad Hot Ballroom Pittsburgh, Sunday, June 10, 2012, from 5 to 9 p.m. at The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, 1000 Penn Ave., Downtown. Cheer on teams from local companies and organizations, who will compete in front of a panel of celebrity judges in a friendly ballroom dance competition. Enjoy a buffet dinner, cocktails, live entertainment, dancing, a silent auction, and an informal group dance lesson with master of ceremonies and gues... More Details
Beatlemania Magic, Tribute to the Beatles
In celebration of 20 years of creating and performing original multimedia works in and from Pittsburgh, Squonk Opera will be doing 20 free shows all around Pittsburgh this summer, more local shows than they’ve ever done in a season. They will premiere this next creation – GO Roadshow – at the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival with shows on June 8, 9 and 10.
Follow your dreams, Pittsburgh! Imagination and fun await you at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s 12th annual Summer Reading Extravaganza. Kick off your summer reading with free family fun, including entertainment, crafts and activities for kids and teens! The moon is up, the stars are out and summer reading is in. Celebrate summer reading with us, and let’s dream big together!
Beginning on May 11th, the Toonseum will exhibit "The Zany Dzigns of Diana Z." The exhibition will highlight artistic examples of Pittsburgh native Diana Zourelias-Noro's Work. As a freelance artist, Diana's work has appeared in the hidden pictures of Highlights Magazine as well as in the humorous greeting cards of Ruscraft Cards, American Greetings and Hallmark . You may have also recognized her work with her line of popular gift wraps for Garven LLC., the Looney Toon characters of Tr... More Details
The Saturday Light Brigade radio studio in the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is open for children to make Audio CD Cards for Father’s Day. We’ll conduct a personal interview about the person the card is for and record it on an audio CD that can be decorated, affixed to a special card, and brought home that day as a gift that will be cherished for a lifetime. Kids and adults can record alone or together and also can record a special song or poem. Cards can be made in the Studi... More Details
We pledge allegiance to it, we parade it, and we display it on occasions both solemn and celebratory. The American flag represents the nation and its people, patriotism, and pride, even during times of war and strife. The Senator John Heinz History Center’s major exhibition, Stars & Stripes: An American Story, sponsored by BNY Mellon, details the stories of the people behind the more than 200 year history of our nation’s most enduring symbol. The 7,000 square foot exhibit was dev... More Details
Based on a true story! In 1934, a group of Ashington miners and a dental mechanic hired a professor from Newcastle University to teach an evening art appreciation class. Unable to understand each other at first, they embarked on one of the most unusual experiments in British art as the pitmen learned to become painters. Within a few years, their work was taken for prestigious collections and they were celebrated throughout the British art world; but every day they worked, as before, down the min... More Details
Make Oz art in the Studio in honor of our latest exhibit, Wizard of Oz Children's Educational Exhibition! Oz Screen Prints Use Silk Screens burned with your favorite Wizard of Oz characters to create your own unique prints, worthy of framing! Look for new characters bi-weekly, on May 26, June 9, June 23, July 7, July 21, August 5, August 19, and September 2. Oz Collage Take a black and white image over the rainbow and add bursts of color by layering vibrant cardstock under an acetate photo. Whil... More Details
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...Henri Matisse’s The Thousand and One Nights, is a large, multi-panel, painted paper cut-out. It is a visitor favorite, but due to its fragile nature, it is only on view for a limited period of time -- from April 7 - July 15, 2012. The One Thousand and One Nights was created in 1950, when the artist was 81 and confined to his bed. Unable to sleep and kept alive by his drive to create, Matisse had much in common with Scheherazade, the legendary narrator of the Arab... More Details
The Pittsburgh Society of Artists Guild (PSA) presents an exhibit at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (PCA) titled “Tone It UP”. This exhibit, juried by Greg Harrison opens to the public with a reception at PCA on Friday May 11, 2012 from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. In light of the recent heated political discourse and violence like the shootings in Arizona this past year and the Occupy Movement, government and media have suggested that we the public need to "Tone it DOWN." In response ... More Details
Impressionism in a New Light: From Monet to Stieglitz, on view at Carnegie Museum of Art May 12–August 26, 2012, presents a robust picture of what Impressionism means in art, displaying paintings, drawings, prints, and pastels by major artists alongside works by many of the most famous Pictorialist photographers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Carnegie Muesum of Art hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm. Thursday: 10am-8pm. Sunday: 12pm-5pm.
Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the first-ever educational exhibit based on the beloved movie classic. Come over the rainbow with Dorothy and Toto on an exploration of the colorful Land of Oz. Journey from the sepia-toned Gale Farm to the vibrant Emerald City and experience the adventures of Dorothy and her friends.
Unearth the powers of healing plants from around the world as the soothing sights and sounds of fountains provide a release from the summer heat. Bring the family and let Phipps welcome you to a world where nature’s best-kept secrets are revealed and the spirit of youth reigns supreme.
Unearth the powers of healing plants from around the world as the soothing sights and sounds of fountains provide a release from the summer heat. Bring the whole family and let Phipps welcome you to a serene, green world where nature’s best-kept secrets are revealed and the spirit of youth reigns supreme.
Farm and Artist Market! Historic site! The Sunday Heritage Market is a fun (and free) Sunday event allowing visitors to explore The Historic Pump House, while also getting a chance to enjoy and support local artisans, farmers, businesses, and music! Conveniently located just past Lowe’s in The Waterfront shopping complex and right along the Great Allegheny Passage.
Farm and Artist Market! Historic Site! The Sunday Heritage Market is a fun Sunday event allowing visitors to explore The Historic Pump House, while also getting a chance to enjoy and support local artisans, farmers, businesses, and music! Conveniently located just past Lowe's in The Waterfront shopping complex and right along the Great Allegheny Passage. The market begins May 6 and continues every Sunday through October. Hours of the market are 10am-6pm. Vendors include local artisans, Free Yoga... More Details
The sixteenth installment in the Gestures series, Gestures: Intimate Friction, will bring together artists, architects, and activists to work together in the Mattress Factory’s annex gallery, 1414 Monterey. The upcoming exhibition will be guest-curated by Mary-Lou Arscott, of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Architecture.
Join the Sharp Edge Creekhouse and Last Call Pittsburgh as they team up to bring you an awesome weekly trivia night. Play for gift cards, indulge in food and drink specials and play to win gift cards. Top teams get prizes and bragging rights. Starting 1.8.12, our city wide trivia league begins at all locations where teams that play at least 6 times in our 12 week league are eligible for a chance to play for $1000 cash! Sign up Starts at 6:30p and show starts at 7p. Hope to see you there!
An exhibition illustrating the dominant theme and aesthetic characteristics of Nick Mount’s work from 2002 to 2012. This 10-year survey traces the evolution of his “Scent Bottles” and “Plumb Bobs.” Nick Mount has been in the vanguard of the Australian hot-glass movement since he was introduced to the medium in 1974. He has worked primarily as a private, studio-based designer and glassblower. He is noted for his skills as a designer and a maker, as well as for his pa... More Details