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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
A celebration of ethnic pride for the past 48 years. This three-day festival offers mouth-watering local foods, lively entertainment, crafts and children's attractions.
The Orchestra of the Alleghenies (McKeesport Symphony), a professional performing ensemble of 54 years, brings Jessica Lee and Rick Purcell to the McKeesport High School Auditorium on May 19th, 2013 for an afternoon of jazz and american music. Also performing on the program is Hannah Che, Steinway Young Artist Winner 2013 and the McKeesport High School a cappella choir. Four students from McKeesport High School will have the opportunity to perform alongside their professional counterparts for ... More Details
Have a party full of discovery, learning and play at the Children’s Museum! Every party includes free play time in the Museum’s many exhibits. Best of all, we make the party “worry free” by handling all the preparations and planning. Birthday parties at the Children’s Museum are two hours of fun for you and your guests!Museum parties are available: Saturdays and Sundays11:00 am – 1:00 pm or 2:00 – 4:00 pmWeekday parties are available upon request.
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.
With brilliant wit this winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and 2012 Tony Award for Best Play inspects one house in two separate years: 1959 and 2009. In Act One, the mid-20th century problem centers on a black family moving into Chicago’s white Clybourne Park. In Act Two, it’s 50 years later and the issue is white gentrification in the now black neighborhood. Written by Bruce Norris and directed by Pamela Berlin, Clybourne Park is a perceptive and sharply funny play about th... 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
McKeesport Little Theater presents "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress"Synopsis: The play is a comedy set at the home of the bride in Knoxville, Tennessee during the newly married couple's overdone wedding reception. The five bridesmaids have found refuge in the room of Meredith, the sister of the bride. The women come to realize, among other things, that they, despite their differences, have more in common with each other than any of them do with the bride.Show Dates:May 3-19, 2013Frid... More Details
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
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
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
Join Wigle Whiskey, Marty’s Market and I Made It! Market in Pittsburgh'sStrip District on Sunday, May 19th for a day filled with organic,handcrafted whiskey & gin, high quality, flavorful food and artists fromall across the region. From 11am to 3 pm you can taste, sip, and supportlocal vendors all the while enjoying an organic and fresh experience. IMade It! Market is pleased to present 40 artists offering a variety ofhandmade choices including baked goods, walking sticks, jewelry,phot... More Details
Have you always wanted to try fly fishing but didn't know where to begin? This three-hour course will teach you the basics of fly casting in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Our skilled instructors will introduce you to the four-part cast, false cast and roll cast. With plenty of time for practice and one-on-one instruction, you'll refine the skills essential to spending productive time on the water. We'll also explain how to strip and shoot line and tie basic fishing knots. Due to regulations, thi... More Details
Ciao a tutti! This is the first of regular weekly social hour where students of all levels are encourage to join and practice their Italian. Questo e' il primo di una serie di appuntamenti estivi per l'Italian Meetup per conoscerci meglio e fare conversazione in italiano. Tutti siete invitati a partecipare..da principianti a livello avanzato. Each week, we will have one suggested/scheduled activity for all. Ogni settimana, faremo un'attivita' diversa adatta a tutti. Currently the coffee shops th... 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.
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
With features like Falling Water, Forbes Field, and Leap-the-Dips, the Miniature Railroad & Village® is more magical than ever before! Be amazed as speeding locomotives travel historic western Pennsylvania’s miniature landscape while the seasons and days pass in the matter of minutes. This extraordinary exhibit features more than 2,000 miniature replicas and more than 100 animated characters and scenes. Come see why the Miniature Railroad continues to be a long-standing Pittsbur... More Details