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 Entertainment    September 1, 2015 

Film looks at humanoid robots and how they are taking it to the next level

ROBOTS, a new giant-screen film experience from National Geographic Studios, will open at the Rangos Omnimax Theater at Carnegie Science Center on Friday, Sept. 4. The film is narrated by RoboThespian, a robot just like “Andy Roid,” who greets vi...

 
 Entertainment    August 25, 2015

South Hills Chorale will hold auditions for singers

The South Hills Chorale, an all-volunteer, non-profit group some 75 members strong, is looking for new singers. They will be holding auditions Aug. 29 starting at 11 a.m. at Baldwin Community United Methodist Church, 5001 Baptist Rd.,...

 
 Entertainment    August 18, 2015

The Boy opens tonight at the Hollywood Theatre in Dormont

The latest independent film release from Chiller Films opens at the Hollywood Theater in Dormont on August 18. The three-night exclusive engagement is the only screening in the state of Pennsylvania and is co-presented by Horror Realm, Pittsburgh’s...

 
 Entertainment    August 11, 2015

City Theatre announces directing observership and revised submission policy

City Theatre has announced the launch of a formal Directing Observership program starting this fall for the 2015-16 season. Through this new initiative, City Theatre aims to support the career development of early-career talent by allowing...

 
 Entertainment    August 11, 2015

Bubblemania will blow away visitors coming to the Carnegie Science Center

Art, comedy, and science will combine in Casey Carle’s exciting show, BubbleMania, at Carnegie Science Center on Saturday, Aug. 15 and Sunday, Aug. 16. The traveling demonstration show features brilliant demonstrations on bubbles of all shapes and...

 
 Entertainment    August 11, 2015

Explore the science of beer on Friday at the 21+ Night at Carnegie Science Ctr.

An extra-special 21+ Night at Carnegie Science Center will explore the science of beer on Friday, Aug. 14, from 6–10 p.m. Visitors to the adults-only evening can use their souvenir glass commemorating the event to taste 10 beer samples from eight...

 
 Entertainment    August 4, 2015

Citiparks offering popular line dancing in city parks

Whether you are an experienced dancer or just a novice on the dance floor, step out to an area park for Citiparks’ ever-popular Summer Soul Line Dancing. Free sessions will take place before the end of summer in Highland Park, Mellon Park,...

 
 Entertainment    July 7, 2015

Hilltop artists wanted to join the Pittsburgh Artist Registry

The Hilltop Alliance is looking to engage visual artists who live, work and play in the 15210 neighborhoods to develop temporary public artwork in Allentown and beyond. In order to be considered for these opportunities, they are encouraging local...

 
 Entertainment    June 16, 2015

City Theatre announces winners of 2015 Young Playwrights Contest

City Theatre has announced the six winners of its 2015 Young Playwrights Contest. These winning playwrights will develop their scripts in collaboration with professional theatre artists in productions on City Theatre’s Hamburg Studio stage during...

 
 Entertainment    June 16, 2015

Big Bird creator will be at Hollywood Theater for special screening of movie

The historic Hollywood Theater in Dormont and Horror Realm have announced a delightful visit from legendary puppeteer Caroll Spinney, made famous for bringing the characters of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch to life on “Sesame Street.” Mr....

 
 Entertainment    June 16, 2015

Bring a snowball and name your own price at the CSC

Carnegie Science Center is celebrating the beginning of summer with Snowball Day, on Sunday, June 21. On Snowball Day, visitors who bring in saved snowballs can name their own price for general admission. The annual event brings hundreds of...

 
 Entertainment    June 16, 2015

Water Weekends at Carnegie Science

Carnegie Science Center will host Water Weekends every Saturday and Sunday this summer, from June 20 – Aug. 30, exploring the science of water. Water Weekends will feature special water-themed demonstrations and activities offering a chance to...

 
 Entertainment    June 9, 2015

Open Mic at South Side Presbyterian

 The Open Mic Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church is on Friday, June 12, 7:30 – 9 p.m. People are invited to share their performing artistry, from music to poetry, dance to drama. Artists should call ahead if they wish to perform....

 
 Entertainment    June 2, 2015

South Side filmmaker's newest film to premiere at film festival

South Side filmmaker Steve "Stevo" Parys' newest short film, Breakage, premiered on Saturday, June 27 at the Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival. Cast, crewed and shot entirely in Pittsburgh,...

 
 Entertainment    May 19, 2015

D-Day: Normandy 1944 tells the story of the largest Allied operation of WWII

D-Day: Normandy 1944 is now showing on Pittsburgh’s biggest screen at Carnegie Science Center’s Rangos Omnimax Theater. The film tells the story of June 6, 1944 – the largest Allied operation of World War II in Normandy, France. It explains in...

 
 Entertainment    May 12, 2015

Poetry reading slated for South Side Coffee House

Stuart Sheppard will be introduced at The Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church on Friday, May 15, from 7:30 – 9 p.m. The evening also features poets Ziggy Edwards and Barry Govenor, in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Poetry...

 
 Entertainment    May 12, 2015

City will present films highlighting diverse cultures

Mayor William Peduto’s Welcoming Pittsburgh Initiative is partnering with Citiparks to present the Spark! Film Series at this summer’s Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park. Spark! includes a lineup of films featuring stories from diverse cultures. The...

 
 Entertainment    May 12, 2015

City Theatre announces full lineup

City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden has announced the full lineup for the 2015-2016 season, scheduled to kick-off October 10. City’s 41st season features six new works as well as one City Event special presentation. All six plays are...

 
 Entertainment    April 21, 2015

South Side Double MirrorArt Crawl slated for Marathon weekend

The South Side Double Mirror Art Crawl on Saturday, May 2 will recognize and celebrate the artistic community on South Side with local artists and musicians featured at selected venues. A daytime event from 2-10 p.m., the South Side Double Mirror...

 
 Entertainment    April 21, 2015

Midsummer at City Theatre May 9

City Theatre continues its 40th anniversary season with Midsummer (a play with songs), on the Mainstage May 9 – 31. The play is written by David Greig and singer-songwriter Gordon McIntyre, and is...

 
 Entertainment    April 21, 2015

Harmony Singers will present their spring show

The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh will present their 47th annual spring show on Saturday, April 25 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 26 at 2:30 p.m., at the Chartiers Valley Intermediate School, 2030 Swallow Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. This year’s...

 
 Entertainment    April 14, 2015

City Theatre hosts 21st annual Frankel Awards Ceremony

City Theatre hosted the 21st annual Frankel Awards on Tuesday, April 7, , to celebrate the achievements of artist Carlyn Aquiline and community leader Iris Amper Walker. Named in honor of Robert M. Frankel, a cultural leader and City Theatre...

 
 Entertainment    April 7, 2015

City Theatre announces season

City Theatre has announced the first three plays of the 2015-2016 season scheduled to kick-off October 10. City’s 41st season will feature six new works as well as one special event. The three regular season plays, all Pittsburgh premieres, are...

 
 Entertainment    March 10, 2015

Open Mike Coffee House Friday at S.S. Presbyterian

The next Open Mike Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church is on Friday, March 13 from 7:30 – 9 p.m. People are welcome to share their performing artistry, from music to poetry, dance to drama. Call ahead if planning to perform. The...

 
 Entertainment    March 10, 2015

Oblivion opening at City Theatre on March 21

City Theatre continues its 40th anniversary season with the comedy Oblivion, by Carly Mensch, directed by Stuart Carden, on-stage in the Hamburg Studio Theatre March 21 – April 26. In Oblivion, Uber-hip Brooklynites Pam and Dixon take pride in...

 

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