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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.
Lessons go from 9pm-10pm. 10pm starts the open salsa session; what a great way to begin your weekend!
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.
Join us for an unforgettable summer night of dancing and live jazz music by Clarion’s Jazz Lite Swing Band. $20 per adult for event only. Advance ticket sales only. Overnight package option includes a single night in a Luxury Suite, a heavy hors d’oeuvres buffet, live music and dancing in the Great Room until 11pm. Campfires that evening too! $199 per couple for Friday night, add on Thursday night for just $100 more! A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Clarion Area Trails &a... 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
Join the Office of Public Art for one-hour, guided walking tours. Expert guides and exciting narratives will cast a new light on art in public places. Tours are $5 for GPAC members; $7 for non-members. Take all five tours for $25! Featured works: Tony Tasset: Magnolias for Pittsburgh Louise Bourgeois: Agnes R. Katz Plaza Toby Fraley: Robot Repairs Register by calling 412.394.3353 or visiting proartstickets.org
Leap of Faith Productions brings yoi another insane and fun night with Reefer MAdness! This show is a hilarious satire based on the old instructional film seen in school warning of the dangers of marijuana. The over-the-top, campy story begins with a Lecturer informing the audience of the new drug menace, Marijuana. He tells the Harper Affair a story of a young high school student whose life is turned upside down by the "demon weed." The student, Jimmy, spends all of his time in the Re... More Details
Old Economy Village will hold an Outdoor Concert with the artists "SURVIVOR" with the current band members, all original except one, includes Jimi Jamison the original lead singer who rejoined the band in November 2011. Tickets are $30 for general admission and $50 for Gold Circle Seating. Gate opens at 6:00pm with Bishop Clay Band starting at 7:30pm and SURVIVOR 8:30. Purchase tickets from ShowClix.com
We invite you to join us at the Allegheny HYP Club as we kick off our Whisky Tasting Season! If you were ever curious about what happens at our tastings now is your chance to find out at our VIP Preview. Come and sample carefully selected Whiskies paired with delicious food. Cost is $35 if you RSVP at least 7 days in advance; cost at the door is $45. You won't want to miss this event and your opportunity to buy season tickets at a discounted price.
Come get tarred and feathered 6 ways in the Inaugural Tar & Feather Party at the distillery!! Wigle Whiskey has teamed up with some of the most creative folks in town (our friends at Attack Theater, Carnegie Library, Carnegie Science Center, Mattress Factory, Toonseum, and Society for Contemporary Craft) who have come up with some very modern (and unmessy) ways to tar and feather each person who comes to the distillery. Free admission!! Food from Franktuary, Pittsburgh Taco Truck, Goodie Tru... 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.
America's famed comedy troupe rolls into the O'Reilly Theater with their brand-new show, Second City for President. If you elect to attend, their campaign promises non-stop laughter and the wildest of political parties. Three shows only: Friday, Aug. 24 at 8 pm and Saturday Aug. 25 at 5:30 and 9 pm
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.
Discover the joys of seasonal eating in this new series of FREE cooking demonstrations hosted by Big Red Room Café Chef, Angelo Galioto! Taste new foods and engage your whole family in the fun of cooking as Chef Angelo shows you how to prepare easy, delicious recipes using ingredients straight from the Museum Garden. Join him for a new garden-to-table adventure each Tuesday and Friday this summer at 12:15 p.m. in the new Buhl Community Park.
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
Discover the joys of seasonal eating in this new series of FREE interactive cooking demonstrations hosted by Big Red Room Café Chef, Angelo Galioto! Taste new foods and engage your whole family in the fun of cooking as Chef Angelo shows you how to prepare easy, delicious recipes using ingredients straight from the Museum Garden. Join him for a new garden-to-table adventure each Tuesday and Friday this summer at 12:15 p.m. in the new Buhl Community Park.
Come join us for our new weekly yoga class! Hatha Yoga is the union occurring between the mind, body and spirit. It is a slower-paced practice that develops strength, stamina, and flexibility by using the breath in the holding of poses and incorporates relaxation techniques. This semi-private class will cater to the needs and abilities of each student.
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.