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 Entertainment    June 17, 2014

City Theatre releases names of winners of Young Playwrights

City Theatre has announced the six Young Playwrights Contest winners who will develop their scripts in collaboration with professional theatre artists—a director, dramaturgs, and actors—for productions in City Theatre’s Hamburg Studio during...

 
 Entertainment    May 27, 2014

City Theatre will present four original plays for MOMENTUM

City Theatre has announced four original plays for MOMENTUM, the theatre’s annual festival of new plays at different stages. This year’s selection features three of City’s favorite alums as well as a distinguished playwright new to Pittsburgh a...

 
 Entertainment    May 6, 2014

City Theatre announces season lineup

City Theatre announced the six-play lineup for its 40th anniversary season, including a wistful Broadway comedy; a music-filled portrait of actress Judy Holliday; a poignant exploration of a Harlem community; a wild “have and have-nots” comedy...

 
 Entertainment    May 6, 2014

2014 Best Books for Babies list released by Carnegie Library

Every parent knows two things when it comes to early education for their babies: that one can never begin too early in life to guide babies on their path to a well-rounded education, and that books can be a phenomenal means of doing so. Created by a...

 
 Entertainment    May 6, 2014

Chorale group offers spring Singpiration

The South Hills Chorale will perform its annual spring concert program Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31 at Westminster Church on Washington Road in Upper St. Clair. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. A variety of choral works will delight audiences,...

 
 Entertainment    April 22, 2014

Local actress, Kendra McLaughlin, to perform one woman show

Local media consultant, producer and actress Kendra McLaughlin announced she will perform her own, original, one woman play You Can't Have An Orgasm With Me at the Greybox Theatre, in Lawrenceville,...

 
 Entertainment    April 22, 2014

City Theatre to present world premiere of Hope and Gravity

City Theatre closes its 39th season with the world premiere of Hope and Gravity, a new play by Michael Hollinger featuring dynamic, interconnected stories. Directed by Tracy Brigden, Hope and Gravity runs on City Theatre’s Mainstage from May...

 
 Entertainment    April 22, 2014

Author reading, book signing at Mount Washington Library

Aurelia, author of Labyrinthine Ways, a novel set in modern times on the island of Crete will read excerpts from her novel on Wednesday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Mount Washington. Labyrinthine Ways is a story of...

 
 Entertainment    April 22, 2014

Picture Pals exhibit at Pop-up

Grandview Elementary students will present artwork for the Picture Pals program at the CLP Pop-up in Allentown, 1206 Arlington Avenue, on Saturday, April 25 from 2-5 p.m. Picture Pals is a cross-cultural art exchange program developed by Haitian...

 
 Entertainment    April 1, 2014

City Theatre releases titles of three plays for its 40th Season

City Theatre announces the first three titles of its 40th anniversary season—all compelling new works by returning playwrights: Holliday with Mulligan, a music-filled portrait of actress Judy Holliday by Willy Holtzman, Midsummer, an adventure-fill...

 
 Entertainment    March 25, 2014

Harmony Singers show

The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh will present their 46th annual spring show on Saturday, April 12 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 13 at 2:30 p.m., at the Chartiers Valley Intermediate School, 2030 Swallow Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. This year’s...

 
 Entertainment    March 18, 2014

Poetry night at Coffee House

The Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes spring on Friday, March 21, from 7:30 - 9 p.m., with readings by two local award-winning, published poets, Angele Ellis and Mike...

 
 Entertainment    February 18, 2014

City Theatre hosting book release event

City Theatre hosts a book release event for Transforming Pain to Power, a new book by award-winning actor, singer, and writer Daniel Beaty. Presented in association with Penguin Books, the free event takes place at City Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 23 fro...

 
 Entertainment    February 18, 2014

Jazz Night at the Carrick branch library

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Carrick will present Jazz Night at the Library on Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 6 -7:30 p.m. Dr. James T. Johnson, co-founder of the Afro-American Music Institute in Homewood, will present a short history of jazz which will...

 
 Entertainment    February 11, 2014

Nemzer recital will benefit musicians

Andrey Nemzer, Metropolitan Opera singer, will give a recital on Monday, Feb. 24 to benefit The National Society of Arts and Letters, Pittsburgh chapter. His countertenor voice, praised for its...

 
 Entertainment    February 4, 2014

CSC welcomes visitors 'Back to the Moon'

Many people have dreamed of humankind’s return to the moon. Carnegie Science Center wants to introduce space exploration fans to some of the people trying to make that dream a reality. On Saturday, Feb. 8, the Science Center will host Back to the...

 
 Entertainment    February 4, 2014

History center adds features to 'From Slavery to Freedom'

As the nation observes Black History Month this February, visitors to the Senator John Heinz History Center can journey through 250 years of African American history as part of the museum’s award-winning exhibition, From Slavery to Freedom,...

 
 Entertainment    February 4, 2014

Horror Realm's Spring Break Massacre returns in March

Horror Realm, Pittsburgh’s modern horror convention, presents its second full weekend spring show, dubbed “Spring Break Massacre,” on March 7-9 at the Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South, which has been home to Horror Realm since 2009. The spring...

 
 Entertainment    January 28, 2014

The Skivvies coming to City Theatre

City Theatre will present The Skivvies, in a special performance featuring the musical duo's signature undie rock and comedy pop. The Skivvies will perform in City Theatre's Hamburg Studio for four...

 
 Entertainment    January 14, 2014

Free admission and parking to Science Center for MLK Day

Carnegie Science Center is once again teaming up with Duquesne Light to host Conservation Day, which will feature environmentally-themed programming for all ages, on Martin Luther King Day. With Duquesne Light’s sponsorship, all visitors will enjoy...

 
 Entertainment    January 7, 2014

South Pittsburgh artist releases new urban rock single and video

The new sound of long-time Pittsburgh favorite Jesse Mader is growing in popularity thanks to the release of his latest song and video "You Can Always Come Home" recorded with producer Chris...

 
 Entertainment    January 7, 2014

Science Center featuring the Unseen World

A new giant screen film adventure takes audiences on an extraordinary journey into unseen worlds and hidden dimensions beyond their normal vision to uncover the mysteries of things too fast, too slow, too small, or simply invisible. On Thursday,...

 
 Entertainment    January 7, 2014

Carnegie museums of art, natural history now open on Mondays

Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History will be open Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day…and every other Monday in 2014. The museums have announced a change in operating schedule: beginning this year, the museums will...

 
 Entertainment    December 31, 2013

Mountaintop up next City Theatre

City Theatre continues its 2013–2014 season with The Mountaintop by Katori Hall, a powerful and provocative reimagining of a pivotal night in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life—his last. Directed by Peter Flynn, The Mountaintop runs on City...

 
 Entertainment    December 31, 2013

South Side native publishes his ninth book on Christianity

South Side native Daniel Helminiak has published another book, making nine in total, plus two in second editions. The latest is The Transcended Christian: What Do You Do When You Outgrow Your...

 

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