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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.
Adult Caribbean Night is a new & exciting event in the Downtown Pittsburgh area. It will cater to all those that enjoy the sounds of the Caribbean. This event will offer EVERY type of Caribbean music enjoyed. From Roots Rock Reggae, Calypso, SOCA, Dancehall, DUB, and Rare Grooves - we have something for everyone. This night is for the Mature & Secure crowd. Guaranteed to bring out the Islander in you! The atmosphere at the Mélange Bistro Bar + Incredible Music & Friends = A Gr... More Details
Pittsburgh's biggest weekly swing dance happens every Saturday night at Bobby D's Swing City! No partner needed! Just bring yourself and after our beginner lesson we'll have you dancing all night long! Beginner Dance Lesson starts at 8:00 P.M. Dance is from 9:00 PM-Midnight. Cover: $11.00 (includes lesson) Safe Area in Squirrel Hill ~ Great Atmosphere ~ No Smoking ~ All Ages
This monthly program features local disc jockeys J. Malls and Gordy G. spinning 60's and 70's soul, funk, rhythm & blues and disco - all on original 45-rpm singles. This is an age 18+ event (must be 21 to drink). Tickets are $5 at the door. For more information, call (412) 363-8277.
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.
On Saturday, August 25th, Steel City Roller Derby will be holding our second-annual “Black Eye Affair” art auction. Enjoy complimentary food and drink (ID required) as you peruse and bid on 30+ works of art from local artists and derby skaters, refs, and volunteers themselves. Food and beverage sponsors include Three Rivers Underground Brewers, Harris Grill, E2, and Quiet Storm. In addition to fabulous art there will be a chinese auction with baskets from: Cure Wigle Wiskey 5 on 5 ma... More Details
Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village 724-587-3412 On select dates throughout the 2012 season, visitors to Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village can get exclusive insider tours with James M. Adovasio, Ph.D., who achieved world acclaim as an archaeologist with his excavation of the Rockshelter in 1973. Dr. Adovasio, who serves as provost at Mercyhurst College and director of the Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute, will present a lecture and lead a special tour on the site. The Aug.... 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.
Listen to local musicians from 2-3 pm at our acoustic sound stage, sponsored by Sonic, throughout the run of our rockin’ GUITAR exhibit, in cooperation with WDVE and WYEP. Rick Witkowski of BE Taylor Group and Kelsey Friday of Kelsey Friday and the Rest of the Week will be the performance of the day.
Our 18th annual Ice Cream Fundae will feature all-you-can-eat-ice cream in over 10 tempting Hagan flavors as well as entertainment and activities for all ages throughout the zoo! Gates open for Ice Cream Fundae guests at 6:30 p.m. and parking is free. General Admission tickets are: $25 for adults and $10 for children under 12, with free admission for children under 3 years old. Family packs of 4 tickets are available for $50. A VIP reception with Steelers alumnus Jeff Hartings will begin at 5:30... More Details
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
Come celebrate 20 Squonkin' Years and the release of our new CD! After the 8pm FREE performance of GO Roadshow in Schenley Plaza, walk on over (it's just a few steps away) to the beautiful brand new restaurant - The Porch - for our 20th Anniversary / CD Release Party. The party starts at 9pm (or as soon as the Roadshow ends) and goes until 11pm. Squonk gives you an assortment of Brick Oven Gourmet Pizzas, a copy of the new Squonk CD AND Squonk will even buy your first drink! Come celebrate with ... More Details
Squonk Opera's GO Roadshow is a free musical street spectacle aboard a 34-foot long monster flatbed truck. This show-making machine is retrofitted with truck-horn calliope, a wall made of rotors and a spinning grand piano that is played while it wheels around! Each show will start with a Squonky parade of peacock trumpets, spinning drums, accordion, sousaphone and glockenspiel.
"Stars at Riverview" brings Pittsburgh's premier jazz to Riverview Park on Saturday evenings! So bring a lawn chair or spread a blanket on Observatory Hill for an entire summer of free, incredible musical entertainment. After the concerts, stay for Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park, movies the entire family can enjoy. Inclement weather may cause concert cancellations. In the event of a cancellation, a message will play on the concert hotline 412-255-2493. Sponsored by BNY Mellon and ARAD.
The ‘Burgh Brew Tour rides again on August, 25 starting at 2PM. Tour Pittsburgh and its local area crafted beers, from a traditional brewpub to the newest microbreweries and micro-distilleries just opening up in town. On the tour, you have the chance to learn about Pittsburgh in a new way through the history of beer. The tour lasts about 4 hours and includes 3 stops with samples and food unique to the brewery location. Samples at each brewery are coordinated to ensure that you taste a wide... More Details
Acoustic guitar aficionados are in for a treat during a presentation by Dick Boak, archivist for Martin Guitar, that will showcase one of America's favorite instruments and feature musical vignettes by virtuoso guitarist Craig Thatcher. This presentation offers an interactive history of the 180-year-old Martin Guitar Company and highlights the evolution of Martin acoustic guitars. Plus, explore how specific guitar shapes, sizes and tonewoods lend themselves to particular musical genres.
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
Join us for the Who's Your Brother Community Picnic at Blue Slide Playground in Frick Park!! Come enjoy: -Face painting -Snocones -Cotton Candy -The Blue Slide Playground -Food/ Refreshments Enjoy all of these while meeting new people in your community! Food includes: hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, chips, pretzels, apples, snocones, cotton candy and cookies. Pop and water will also be provided. Donations will be accepted for lunch foods. Kids can grab a snocone and get their face painted ... More Details
Walnut Street in Shadyside, transforms into an open-air art gallery with more than 150 artists from around the nation for the annual Shadyside ...The Art Festival on Walnut Street. Meander down Walnut Street and find fine works of art including: photography, functional pottery, paintings, jewelry, sculptures, and much more! There is always something for everyone at the Shadyside art festival.
Exhibitions and demonstrations including exciting Civil War reenactments, a pre-1840 encampment of frontiersmen, cowboys and saddle tramps in costumes, a black smith, steam engines, antique tractors, classic cars, old time photography, displays of trapping techniques, musical entertainments, artwork, crafts, and a wonderul selection of food!
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