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As a part of the Allegheny County Summer Concert Series, Ruthie Foster will be putting on a free show at Hartwood Acres Park on June 26th, 2011.
On Sunday, June 26, The Carlton will be hosting the Chaine de Rotisseurs for a special Wine Dinner. The Chaine is an historic dining group with chapters all over the world that has been devoted to fine dining for centuries. This will our 4th Chaine dinner over the past 26 years and we lobbied to allow our guests to be eligible to attend. The Champagne reception begins at 5:00 p.m. followed by a secret six course production complete with wines!
Bring the family out for a fun-filled afternoon at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum's annual Classic Car Show. Activities will include: -trolley and locomotive rides -over 50 classic cars of all makes and models -face painting and balloons -Pittsburgh artist Linda Barnicott -food vendors and picnic tables -oldies with DJs Fritz and Judy
Husband and wife Alan and Annette visit Michael and Veronica at their trendy Brooklyn apartment to discuss a playground fight between their young sons. Although the setting is civilized and diplomacy is the intention, the evening becomes anything but cordial as a verbal brawl ensues that is both hostile – and hilarious. Winner of the 2009 Tony Award for Best Play. Written by Yasmina Reza and directed by Ted Pappas.
Who is drinking the great beers of Europe? You are! The Great European Beerfest takes place June 25 and 26 at the Sharp Edge Beer Emporium Parking Lot (6,000 Square Feet of Beer) in Friendship, just east of downtown Pittsburgh. Over 101 European and Belgian Beers are featured.
See a huge display of Classic Cars and ride all day on our beautiful antique trolleys. Sing along with DJs Fritz and Judy and enjoy a variety of fun activities for kids. Tours of our 28,000 square foot Trolley Display Building and locomotive rides included in admission. Display your classic car for 2 admission passes. Prizes awarded.
Appearing for this event will be Mark Tamsula on fiddle , and Richard Withers on banjo, flute, & harmonica, joined by Dave Krysty on guitar. Opening act: Ellen Gozion "Up In The Batten House" comprises 22 tracks of traditional Appalachian music from the Southwestern Pa. region performed by Mark Tamsula and Richard Withers. They draw from tunes collected by the reknowned music historian Samuel Bayard, who visited fiddlers and fifers in this area between 1928 and 1963, and published ... More Details
The Ultimate Fighting Championship® brings the UFC experience to fans with the Octagon Nation Tour, an interactive tour stopping in cities around North America. Visitors can test their skills with a weigh-in, high jump, pull-up contest and punch strength station, check out the UFC gaming station featuring an exclusive preview of the Xbox Kinect UFC Trainer Experience, meet UFC fighters Clay Guida and Jim Miller and visit the memorabilia exhibition featuring 18 years of UFC history.
The Silver Eye Center for Photography announces the opening of Keystone.1, the first Pennsylvania Photography Biennial, featuring sixteen statewide artists working at the forefront of contemporary photography. The exhibition is on view from May 24 to August 27, 2011. A special public reception honoring the artists will take place on Friday evening, June 3 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public. In planning the inaugural Biennial, Ellen Fleurov, Silver Ey... More Details
Come join us as we celebrate the Community Heritage Market at the Pump House every Sunday from 12 PM to 4 PM through August! Support local artists, crafters, businesses, farmers, and musicians and enjoy an afternoon of fun at the Historic Pump House, located at 880 East Waterfront Drive, Munhall, PA 15120. This event is presented by Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, with funding assistance from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the National Park Service, and the PA Department of Natura... More Details
What do you get when you take some of the best regional interior designers and partner them with Phipps’ landscape architect and horticulturists? Meticulous gardens, dripping with style. Haute couture in full bloom. A fashionably fresh culmination of passions that toys with the unexpected and blurs the line between living space and landscape. Featuring sustainable yet whimsical delights in the forms of larger-than-life chrysanthemums crafted from repurposed linoleum; a living wall of flowe... More Details
Students will explore their creativity, develop their artistic talent, make friends and have fun at Silver Eye's Digital Photography Camp. No previous training is needed. They will learn about the art of photography and gain an understanding of the most important digital camera features and functions such as exposure, shutter speed and aperture, ISO and white balance.The class will try out what they have learned through shooting exercises on photo walks to locations in the South Side, Phipps C... More Details
See this hour-long live performance featuring all of the favorite characters from the Nickelodeon hit show including Dora, Diego, Boots, Swiper and more! You help Dora navigate a high seas adventure - read the map, sing, learn words and count - to navigate over Purple Mountain and Silly Singing Bridge, confront the Pirate Piggies and reach the treasure!Head to our website to learn more and to purchase tickets.
Enjoy a homemade Dave & Andy's ice cream sundae out on the water! Cruise the 3 rivers and enjoy lots of family fun featuring a magic show and an DJ dance party!
Roger Anliker, Edmund Ashe, Clarence Carter, Esther Topp Edmunds, Balcomb Greene, Robert Gwathmey, Russell “Papa” Hyde, Roy Hilton, Alexander Kostellow, Robert Lepper, Norwood MacGilvery, Kindred McLeary, Wilfred Readio, Samuel Rosenberg, Raymond Simboli, Charles Taylor, Russell Twiggs, Everett Warner, and Howard Worner were among the artists who dedicated a portion of their artistic careers to teaching in the Department of Fine Art at Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie M... More Details
Pittsburgh Glass Center’s most Xtreme exhibition of glass art opens on May 6, 2011. “10 x 10 x 10” showcases work by over 200 glass artists from Australia, Czech Republic, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico and the U.S., a diverse mix of emerging Pittsburgh artists, well-known international artists as well as many important figures from the American studio glass art movement. All of the artwork, limited in size to 10” x 10” x 10”, will be on display in salon-style ... More Details
Dress up like a Pirate and set sail on a Pirate ship, visit Treasure Island and climb the Purple Mountain, create a Pirate memento and much more! And visit www.doralivepgh.org to get tickets to the Dora the Explorer LIVE: Dora’s Pirate Adventure theatrical show!
"The Marvelous Wonderettes" is a cotton-candy colored, non-stop pop musical blast from the past! Travel to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where you’ll meet the Wonderettes: Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts and voices to match. Follow their wise-cracking antics from prom through to their ten-year reunion, enjoying soulful renditions of your favorite songs from the '50s and '60s along the way. Featuring ... More Details
This new permanent exhibition traces the impact of Pittsburgh's innovations and inventors, highlighting the region's top contributions to art, industry, education, sports, technology, science and much more.
Experience the power and drama of industry in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 1900 - 1950 is expressed through these paintings and works on paper, as seen through the eyes of southwestern Pennsylvania and national artists.
Guided tours of Dinosaurs in Their Time have returned to Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Each tour is a trip back in time to visit the Mesozoic Era—the Age of Dinosaurs—where visitors experience Diplodocus, Stegosaurus, T. rex, and other favorites with museum staff as their guides. These all-ages tours are free with museum admission and no reservations are required.
Catapult into space in the Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium and travel from the solar system to the outer reaches of the galaxy and beyond.
Spend some quality time with the best dressed residents of the National Aviary! Participants learn about penguins’ natural history, adaptations, feeding and nesting habits, and the challenges they face surviving in a rapidly changing environment. Best of all, it’s a once in a lifetime chance to touch and present toys to one of the Aviary’s African penguins. A photo opportunity is provided at the end of the program. Information and Pricing: $40 per participant; $35 for Aviary me... More Details
The Ailsa Mellon Bruce Galleries will boast an enhanced reinstallation of the museum’s collection of decorative arts, design, and craft, selectively integrated with prints, architectural drawings, and paintings. The reinstallation includes a prominent display of Carnegie Museum of Art’s important collections of Western Pennsylvania furniture and contemporary objects made from glass and aluminum—two materials deeply associated with the region. Objects will be arranged chronologi... More Details
Dive into physics aboard the USS Requin submarine. Discover the science that let 80 sailors live beneath the sea in the U.S. Navy’s first radar picket submarine.