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If you are Jazz musician, than this is the networking event for you! Jump into Pittsburgh's vibrant jazz scene by mingling and performing with Pittsburgh's finest jazz artist at Little E's (right in the Cultural District). $5.00 cover charge.
Improv Comedy Jam is the perfect way to spend your Thursday nights! Whether you are either a aspiring stand-up comedian or actor-in-training, there's always something to learn, see and participate in at Cabaret at Theater Square!
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.
Black Forest Cake, BMW, Bauhaus, Bratwurst, and, of course, great BEER..ALL things that you can thank the Germans for! Join us on June 14th from 6 to 8 p.m. as we sample some of the best: Spaten Pils, Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold, Dab Export, and Brooklyn Pilsner.
Global Solutions Pittsburgh is proud to announce that our 63rd Annual Spring Fundraiser will be held at the beautiful Pittsburgh Center for the Arts on June 14th, 2012, from 6-9 PM. This cocktail reception will include the open gallery and exhibits that the Center for the Arts has on hand. There will be light refreshments provided, as well as a cash bar. Also, live jazz will be performed by Velvet Heat. Cocktail attire is suggested. Tickets for this year's fundraiser will be $20. There is a two-... More Details
Fairmont Pittsburgh’s Grand Ballroom will be transformed into a live music venue with a free performance by EMI recording artist Matt Nathanson on June 14. Matt will perform songs from his new album, Modern Love. In partnership with EMI Music, the Sounds of Fairmont program brings emerging and iconic performers to Fairmont Hotels & Resorts world wide for live, intimate and exclusive events. Matt Nathanson at Fairmont Pittsburgh is a free event and open to the public, however space is l... 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
BOOK OF TRICKS By local Pittsburgh playwright Alex Galatic Directed By Briana Tierno Opening night is Friday June 8th and it closes Saturday June 16th. Shows on Thursday and Fridays are at 8 PM, Saturdays are at 1 PM and 5:30 PM at the Grey Box Theatre 3595 Butler Street in Lawrenceville. Free parking is available on the street or in the church parking lot across the street from the theatre. ~ While struggling to make a normal life for themselves and their son with Asperger's, Jim and Beth find ... 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
Jambo! Greetings in Kiswahili. Sing, dance, play African drums and dress up like our friends across the world to explore African arts with Sister IAsia, Fine Artist in Residence. Don’t miss the “unity party” as Sister IAsia and guest musicians teach songs, dances and words of Africa for the whole family to enjoy. Noon-12:45 – Dress for the unity party by learning to wrap your hair and body in African fabrics and paint your face with traditional designs 1:00, 2:00 & 3:... 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
Enter your rescued pet's photo in Castaway Critters' 4th Annual Pet Photo Contest! Winners will be featured in our 2013 calendar. (All photos submitted for this fundraiser will be in the calendar.) Photos can be submitted from anywhere! All rescued pets welcome! Information can be found at www.castawaycritters.org Castaway Critters is a no-kill foster home rescue and spay/neuter charity located in Central Pa. Since 2001, over 7000 cats and dogs have been adopted into loving homes. Thank you for ... 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.
This exhibit features a showcase of more than 60 guitars, ranging from the rare to wildly popular. It includes interactives about the science of sound as well as photography, performance videos, audio, touch screens and the World’s Largest Playable Guitar, certified by Guinness World Records. Plus, live performances by musicians of local, regional, and national note will be scheduled throughout the run of the exhibit.
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.
Pittsburgh's acclaimed ghost walking tours run from mid-May through October. Downtown Ghost Tour (Thursdays/Saturdays starting at 7 pm from the middle of Market Square); Incline Ghost Tour (Saturdays at 7:30 pm starting from Station Square outside Grand Concourse); and Oakland Ghost Tour (selected Sundays starting from the front of Hillman Library). Tickets available at hauntedpittsburghtours.com. For information, write to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-302-5223.
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.
Born to be Wild is an inspiring story of love, dedication, and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This heartwarming adventure transports moviegoers into the lush rainforests of Borneo and across the rugged Kenyan savannah. Follow orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue, rehabilitate, and return these incredible animals back to the wild.
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
The Rocky Mountain Express takes viewers through river canyons and mountain passes for an adventure into the Canadian Rockies. While exploring some of the most stunning and rugged landscapes on Earth viewers will learn about one of the greatest engineering feats in history the construction of Canada's first transcontinental railway through the Rocky Mountains.