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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.
Pop folk singer, song-writer Dar Williams will be live in concert on the Great Meadow of historic Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens in Akron, OH. Bring a low beach chair or a blanket and enjoy a magical evening under the stars. Admission includes self-guided grounds tour and free parking.
Come enjoy appetizers from Donato's and Cornerstone Restaurants and drinks including Bourbon and Bubbly from Southern Spirits and Wine. Eva and her ESSpa team will be showing everyone (including the guys) how to create perfect eyebrows using a variety of different techniques and applications. We are asking for a $20 donation - 100% of which will go directly to Who's Your Brother to help them help others. Who's Your Brother offers you the opportunity to use your talent, your resources, and a smal... More Details
One Thursday each month, Casbah hosts an elegant dinner benefiting a deserving organization. This month on August 23rd, Casbah will be hosting Hekima Place, a home in Kenya for girls orphaned primarily by HIV/AIDS. Founded in 2005 by U. S. native Kate Fletcher, the home opened with just 10 girls but has grown to 60 members of the Hekima Place family. The girls are given a loving, faith-based home with nutritious meals, health care, and, very importantly, an education to enable them to succeed on... More Details
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON LIVE SPECTACULAR, inspired by the phenomenally successful, Academy Award® nominated DreamWorks Animation film, fully immerses audiences into the show in ways that have not been attempted before. Barely contained within the arena, the production utilizes the full venue, maximizing every dimension of performance space to transport audiences into a mythical world of fire-breathing dragons who soar overhead at great speeds. The state-of-the-art animatronic technology and... More Details
Five short comic plays and vaudevilles by Anton Chekhov! "The Bear", "The Proposal", "Drama: A Comedy", "Swan Song" and "On the Evils of Tobacco".
US Premiere of new version by Tom Stoppard! A sort of comic Hamlet, Ivanov is overcome with inertia and self-disgust. his wife is dying and he feels nothing. He is drowning in debt and despair, and he does nothing. Is it him? Is it Russia? Ivanov was the twenty-seven-year-old Chekhov's shot at dispatching the 'superfluous man' of Russian literature, and in surrounding him with a brilliantly drawn set of provincial types he created some of the finest comedy he ever wrote.
Laura Zorch and Laura Odegaard will spend the residency week manufacturing moments of happiness for the public through pop-up happenings (happy-nings) Monday through Thursday. The evening of FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, the public will be invited to work with Laura and Laura to create happiness in the form of gifts to be exchanged at the culminating Happy Factory event on Saturday night; there will also be a screening of the film Happy on Friday night. SATURDAY, AUGUST 25 will be the culminating HAPPY FAC... More Details
Two plays by Brian Friel, inspired by Anton Chekhov! In "The Yalta Game" (inspired by "Lady with the Lapdog"), two strangers almost manage to convince one another that disappointments are 'merely the postponement of happiness to come...' "Afterplay" features Uncle Vanya's niece Sonya, now in her forties and the only customer in a run-down cafe in 1920's Moscow...until the arrival of the Three Sisters' brother Andrei.
"Three Sisters" poignantly conveys the lives, struggles, loves and secret desires of sisters Masha, Olga and Irina and their somehwat ineffectual brother Andrei. Set in a mythological provencial town in late 19th century Russia, we see their lives unfold before our eyes.
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.
By Roland Schimmelpfennig; Translated by David Tushingham Directed by Karla Boos August 2–August 26, 2012 LOCATION: Lake Carnegie in Highland Park A beautiful giant cricket is exploited by an ant, stewardesses 30,000 feet in the air speak to boat people in the Atlantic, a tooth lands in a bowl of soup, and a dead boy is carried thousands of miles home on a river. Wielding a dreamlike kaleidoscope, making and remaking connections that span the globe, Schimmelpfennig tells The Golden Dragon&... More Details
This traveling exhibition of 33 paintings and 13 sketches tells the story of Negro Leagues-the story of gifted athletes and determined owners; of racial discrimination and international sportsmanship; of fortunes won and lost; of truimphs and defeats on and off the field.
American Greetings Properties, the intellectual property and outbound licensing division of American Greetings Corporation (NYSE: AM), announced today that the ToonSeum: Pittsburgh Museum of Comic Art will host a retrospective exhibit celebrating the 30th anniversary of the beloved and iconic Care Bears. The “Care Bears: 30 Years of Caring…and Hugs” exhibit will run from June 29th through August 26th. The ToonSeum’s “Care Bears: 30 Years of Caring…and Hugs&r... More Details
Kids' Zoofari sponsored by CHIP, brought to you by UPMC for Kids. Kids Rule during Kids' Zoofari. Free train rides and carousel rides for kids. Animal enrichment on the weekends.
Somewhere between truth and fiction, reality and simulation, STRATA is an immersive urban adventure. Arrive at a secret destination, make contact with your Agent, and embark on a private rite of passage where the choices you make will determine your destiny. STRATA is an original Bricolage production, created in collaboration with lead artist Riley Harmon and Clear Story, and in partnership with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
An immersive urban theatrical adventure through the many layers of the city of Pittsburgh.
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.
Factory Direct: Pittsburgh showcases the artwork of 14 established contemporary artists invited to conduct artist residencies in Pittsburgh-based factories. Factory Direct artists will work closely with the management teams and factory workers within their host facilities to plan and execute a new work of art based on the factory’s history, technologies, materials, and/or processes.
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.
\Explore the history of the guitar like never before - through science! Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World combines science, sound, history and the cultural impact of the guitar into this exciting new 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.