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This exhibition provides a beautiful and fascinating look at the diversity of ceramics made in ancient Persia (what is now present-day Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan). Produced for both the luxury and middle-class markets, these vessels, bowls, pitchers, and bottles reflect numerous cultural and artistic influences and an aesthetic sensibility that seems startling modern. From 10th-century splashware, buffware and slip-painted ware to lusterware and 14th-century fritware, the objects illustrate the... More Details
Whatever happened to Abigail Williams? It's 1702, a decade after The Crucible's infamous seductress danced with the devil in Salem. Now, the devil returns for a visit, the blood on the gallows is dry, and Abigail hides behind a changed name in a new town. Imagining the destiny of the immortal stage villain who cried "Witch!," this suspenseful drama reveals the accuser's unforeseen fate.
Board the Birdwell Island ferry and journey to the world of Clifford™, America’s beloved big red dog with a heart to match. Join his owner Emily Elizabeth™ and Clifford’s canine friends Cleo, T-Bone and Mac for lots of “paws-on” adventures. www.pittsburghkids.org
Carnegie Mellon University will award the first Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences to Leslie G. Ungerleider, chief of the Laboratory of Brain and Cognition at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).The prize, funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as part of its centennial celebration, recognizes trailblazers in the mind and brain sciences whose research has helped advance the field and its applications.Ungerleider, an experimental psychologist and neuroscientist, i... More Details
Soar through the Cosmos—without ever leaving the North Shore! Carnegie Science Center is home to the region’s only planetarium! Our hi-def shows will take you to the edge of the Solar System and beyond. Discover a familiar night sky with Stars Over Pittsburgh or soar through a high-definition digital Martian landscape in A Traveler’s Guide to Mars. Even our littlest learners can explore the stars with shows like One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure. Planetarium sho... More Details
Watch as gorgeous butterfly species like Monarchs and Zebra Longwings emerge from their chrysalises to flutter among cheerful tropical blooms and enchant nature lovers of all ages.
Tickets: $79 (dinner and concert, includes handling fee) / $28 (concert only, includes handling fee) / $14(student rush w/ ID)Join us as we kick off the summer with a Blues BBQ Fundraiser for Calliope followed by the Scott Ainslieconcert, a Robert Johnson Multimedia Presentation. From community concert series and local schools tothe Kennedy Center and the renowned Empire Music Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland; Scott Ainslie playsand speaks of the music he loves with passion and authority. Combi... More Details
The ToonSeum, Pittsburgh’s Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art will be exhibiting seven decades’ worth of original art from cartooning’s highest honor, The Reuben Award. In May of 1947, Milton Caniff became the first artist formally honored by the National Cartoonists Society as the “Cartoonist of the Year.” The trophy was a silver cigarette box, engraved with Billy DeBeck’s Barney Google and Snuffy Smith characters. The Billy DeBeck Memorial Award continued unti... More Details
Korean-born artist Eunsuh Choi gives viewers a chance to identify their own dreams with her portrayal of the human need to progress to remembrance in this new exhibition of flameworked glass. She said, “We will try every possible approach towards achieving a certain goal. Although there is much attention and sensitivity towards the things that make us as humans very different from one another, there is an undeniable connection amidst all of us in that we all desire something better for our... More Details
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.
Now playing on Pittsburgh's biggest screen!Witness an awe-inspiring tale of extraordinary insect endurance and human perseverance at Carnegie Science Center's Rangos Omnimax Theater.Flight of the Butterflies is an interconnected scientific adventure that spans not only thousands of miles, but generations. It's about the remarkable monarch butterfly migration, the most incredible migration on Earth! You'll learn about a determined scientist who spent 40 years trying to discover exactly where the ... More Details
Learn a new outdoor skill at L.L.Bean every week with our fun, hands-on clinics. Our knowledgeable experts will share helpful tips and techniques to help you prepare for your own adventures in the great outdoors. All In-Store clinics are free. Check our calendar to see what's coming up this month at your local L.L.Bean store at http://www.meetup.com/L-L-Bean-Pittsburgh-Outing-Group/ or use the link above.
Featuring nearly 70 fine art jewelry pieces by award-winning designer Paula Crevoshay, Garden of Light showcases designs inspired by nature and created from precious raw materials, including gold, opal, sapphire, and incredibly rare conch pearls. From a magnificent orchid pendant to a tiny spider pin, these one-of-a-kind pieces celebrate the beauty and interdependencies of the animal, plant, and mineral kingdoms.Garden of Light: Works by Paula Crevoshay is presented by:Merrill Lynch Wealth Manag... More Details
Join GSP, local experts, and community members for a panel discussion and Q&A about gender-specific violence directed towards women and the efforts taking place around the world to create gender equality and protect women’s rights.
Did you know that a passion for sports can be used as a gateway to talk about the topics of physics, anatomy, biology, and even chemistry? The whole idea behind Carnegie Science Center's Highmark SportsWorks is to inspire learning and curiosity by uniting the experience of sports for every age level with the laws of science that control sports.Get the whole family moving! Highmark SportsWorks® offers nearly 30 interactive experiences in three thematic areas: LifeWorks, Physics of Sports, a... More Details
Now playing on Pittsburgh's biggest screen!Experience the gripping story of the Hubble Space Telescope at Carnegie Science Center's Rangos Omnimax Theater. Journey through distant galaxies to explore the grandeur and mysteries of our celestial surroundings, and accompany space-walking astronauts as they attempt some of the most difficult and important tasks in NASA's history. Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, this film will offer an inspiring and unique look into Hubble's legacy and highlight its p... More Details
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!
For over 125 years, Jones and Laughlin Steel was the symbol of industrialized Pittsburgh. Dominating the landscape of the city, physically and emotionally, “J&L” was the essence of the region. Its history spans the years from the development and expansion of iron-making in the 1850s, through the boom of 20th century and finally to the decline of the industry in the 1980s. The mill lived at the heart of region’s blue collar persona: strong, determined, persistent in presence... More Details
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.
Live Weekly Trivia Hosted by Last Call Pittsburgh! Join a live, interactive host for a free game of trivia and compete with others to win gift cards. Drink and food specials for teams. Check out lastcallusa.com for more information
Daniel Riley, Author of Love By Friday, will be taking your email questions about finding love (free of charge). Simply submit your question to the below email address and we will help you move from "Single" to "Spoken For" firstname.lastname@example.org