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 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...

 
 Entertainment    March 10, 2015

Super Pi Day, 3.1415, at Science Center

Carnegie Science Center will host a celebration of Super Pi Day on 3.1415 (or Saturday, March 14, 2015). The date March 14, 2015 coincides with the first few digits of the irrational number Pi – 3.1415. The once-in-a-lifetime celebration will...

 
 Entertainment    February 24, 2015

H2Oh! exhibit opening at the Science Center

Pittsburgh’s freshwater rivers are so ubiquitously integrated with the cityscape that it’s easy to forget what a precious resource they are and have been historically. With the spectacular view of the dramatic confluence of Pittsburgh’s three...

 
 Entertainment    February 10, 2015

City Theatre will present Elemeno Pea

City Theatre continues its 40th anniversary season with a witty “have and have-nots” comedy, Elemeno Pea, by Molly Smith Metzler, directed by City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden, will run on the Mainstage February 28 – March 22, 2015....

 
 Entertainment    February 10, 2015

Horror Realm welcomes AHS cast

Horror Realm, Pittsburgh’s modern horror convention, starts its seventh year at a new home and welcomes guests from the American Horror Story: Freak Show television series. This year’s “Spring Break Massacre” show will take place March 6-8...

 
 Entertainment    February 3, 2015

Explore the science of weather at Carnegie Science Center's Stormfest

StormFest is back at Carnegie Science Center, challenging families to think about weather in a whole new way by exploring geography, geology, and meteorology with fun hands-on activity stations. StormFest is open to the public from 10 a.m. – 3...

 
 Entertainment    January 27, 2015

21+ Night at Science Center

For its next adults-only night, Carnegie Science Center is exploring the fascinating science of weather at 21+ StormFest on Friday, Feb. 6, from 6 – 10 p.m. Make rocks and weather maps, discover the effects of El Niño and updrafts, see a tornado...

 
 Entertainment    January 6, 2015

City Theatre to present premiere of Mr. Joy

City Theatre finishes the first-half of its 40th anniversary season with a world premiere, solo play, Mr. Joy, by Daniel Beaty, directed by Lou Jacob, will run on City Theatre’s Mainstage January 24 – February 15, 2015. Mr. Joy examines a Harlem...

 
 Entertainment    January 6, 2015

Titans of the Ice Age at Carnegie Science Center

Titans of the Ice Age, a highly anticipated giant screen release, will open at the Rangos Omnimax Theater at Carnegie Science Center on Friday, Jan. 16. The film is an action-packed immersive portal to the great Pleistocene ice age, 20,000 years back...

 
 Entertainment    January 6, 2015

Fort Pitt Museum to close for updates

The Fort Pitt Museum, part of the Senator John Heinz History Center museum system, has temporarily closed for exhibition maintenance and updating. The museum will reopen to the public on Saturday, Jan. 31. Upgrades will include the installation of...

 
 Entertainment    December 30, 2014

Science Center, ballet team for 21+ night

Carnegie Science Center and the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater are joining forces for a 21+ Dance Party on Friday, Jan. 16, from 6 – 10 p.m.  Pittsburgh Ballet dancers will stretch their muscles and show off their dance expertise, demonstrating the...

 
 Entertainment    December 23, 2014

New look for Downtown's First Night

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has announced new venues and that a new look will be utilized for the 21st annual Highmark First Night Pittsburgh. Each year, approximately 40,000 people ring in the New Year at 150 events at 50 venues throughout the...

 
 Entertainment    December 23, 2014

Special Steeler exhibit at the Heinz History Center

The Senator John Heinz History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum has unveiled a special Steelers display featuring items from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s NFL and team record-setting passing performances this season.  The new...

 
 Entertainment    December 16, 2014

Special Steeler exhibit

The Senator John Heinz History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum has unveiled a special Steelers display featuring items from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s NFL and team record-setting passing performances this season.  The new...

 
 Entertainment    November 25, 2014

Harmony Singers annual holiday concert Dec. 10

The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh will present a holiday concert, “Jingle, Jingle Holiday,” under the direction of Cynthia G. Pratt on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. at Brightwood Christian Church,...

 

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