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 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...

 
 Entertainment    November 26, 2013

Harmony Singers will present holiday concert

The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh will present a holiday concert, “Comin’ Up Christmas Time,” under the direction of Cynthia G. Pratt on Friday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brightwood Christian Church, 5044 West Library Avenue, Bethel Park. The...

 
 Entertainment    November 12, 2013

2 Pianos 4 Hands set for City Theatre stage

City Theatre will present a brand new production of the smash comedy 2 Pianos 4 Hands, a melodic adventure featuring music ranging from Bach to Billy Joel and Elton John. Co-written by Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt and directed by Tom Frey, 2...

 
 Entertainment    October 15, 2013

Birth of Rock and Roll discussion on South Side

“The Birth of Rock and Roll” is the theme of a Reunion Show of two seasoned music pros, Ron “Ronnie” Lynn and John Luddingham, at the South Side Presbyterian Church on Friday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. Mr. Lynn, who lives on South Side, is a...

 
 Entertainment    October 15, 2013

Annual Arts & Crafts Christmas festival at Washington Fairgrounds

The 19th Annual Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts Christmas Festival will celebrate the spirit of the holidays on October 18, 19, 20 and 26, 27 at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Washington, PA. The festival opens to the public each day from 10 a.m....

 
 Entertainment    October 8, 2013

City Theatre opens season with Tony Award winner

 City Theatre opens its 2013-2014 season with the zany Broadway comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. Written by Christopher Durang and directed by Tracy Brigden, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and...

 
 Entertainment    September 17, 2013

Faceburgh on display at South Side Welcome Ctr.

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will present the work of South Side street photographer Matte Braidic in an exhibition entitled “Faceburgh: Portraits of a City” running Sept. 19 at the South Side Welcome Center, 1100 E. Carson St. Since April...

 
 Entertainment    September 10, 2013

City Theatre Young Playwrights Festival

City Theatre will present the 2013 Young Playwrights Festival, October 5 and 6 in City Theatre’s Hamburg Studio. Featuring original, one-act plays written by select middle and high school playwrights from Western Pennsylvania, the annual festival...

 
 Entertainment    September 10, 2013

Hollywood Theater unveils new organ

The Hollywood Theater in Dormont is putting the “theater” back in “theater organ” for Pittsburgh. Through a partnership with the Pittsburgh Area Theater Organ Society and installation of their Rodgers 34E organ at the Hollywood Theater, the...

 
 Entertainment    September 3, 2013

Green, exhibition opening at the Silver Eye Center

Silver Eye Center for Photography will present GREEN, a collaborative exhibition showcasing a survey of contemporary aesthetics in photography, all connected by one common, purposely varied idea: green. The exhibition runs September 6 through October...

 

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