Events

Entertainment

The Nutcracker presented by Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

Dec 1, 2017 - Dec 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Complete with flurrying snow, a colossal Christmas tree and magic tricks galore, this holiday spectacular features over 100 dancers, 200 costumes and Tchaikovsky’s exultant score. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Crafts & Drafts: Ugly Sweaters

Dec 1, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Make your own unique, festive sweater and be the envy at your holiday party. Students will learn iron-on applique techniques and basic embroidery skills. READ MORE
Community

St Nick Soiree

Dec 1, 2017
This annual event promises festive fun for all Catholic Charity supporters. Ticket price includes valet parking, one free beverage of your choice, holiday food, dancing, and a great opportunity to learn about the Emerging Leaders Council and Catholic Charities' programming. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Mike Birbiglia: The New One

Dec 1, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Neil Genzlinger of The New York Times called Mike Birbiglia’s recent show Thank God For Jokes “the best night I’ve spent in a theater in a very long time.” In The New One the award-winning comedian approaches an entirely new subject in a new way with the same heart and humor we’ve come to expect. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Haydn's "Creation"

Dec 1, 2017 - Dec 3, 2017
“I want to write a work that will give permanent fame to my name in the world,” declared Haydn as he set out to pen his most celebrated oratorio, The Creation. Based on the Biblical story, with this imaginative depiction, Haydn gives musical life to the six most famous days in all of history. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Day With(out) Art: ALTERNATE ENDINGS, RADICAL BEGINNINGS

Dec 1, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Curated by Erin Christovale and Vivian Crockett for Visual AIDS, ALTERNATE ENDINGS, RADICAL BEGINNINGS, the 28th iteration of Visual AIDS’ longstanding Day With(out) Art project, prioritizes Black narratives within the ongoing AIDS epidemic, commissioning seven artists—Mykki Blanco, Cheryl Dunye & Ellen Spiro, Reina Gossett, Thomas Allen Harris, Kia Labeija, Tiona McClodden and Brontez Purnell—to create new and innovative short videos. READ MORE
Community,
Sports + Recreation

GNC Presents: The City Game

Dec 1, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
The University of Pittsburgh vs. Duquesne University Men's Basketball READ MORE
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Gamer's Paradise Party

Dec 1, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Live in a gamers paradise as Future Tenant goes back in time with all the nostalgic feels of your youth! Guests will have a chance to play the classic games we all know and love like Mario Kart, Crash Bandicoot, and Super Smash Bros. Bring some friends, drink some beer, choose you character, and play the night away! READ MORE
Shopping

ALGO of Switzerland Spring/Summer 2017 Trunk Show

Nov 30, 2017 - Dec 2, 2017 | 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
ALGO of Switzerland Spring/Summer 2017 Trunk Show with Rep Nico Goetschel READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family

Visit Santa at the Heinz History Center

Nov 18, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Visit Santa in the Heinz History Center’s holly jolly new exhibit, A Very Merry Pittsburgh! Santa Claus will be at the History Center from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily beginning November 18 through Christmas Eve. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Festival,
Shopping

People’s Gas Holiday Market™

Nov 17, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017
The 6th Annual Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ brings a cherished tradition to Downtown Pittsburgh that mixes international flair with local charm. READ MORE
Entertainment

The Humans

Nov 9, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017
Brigid and Richard have moved into a shabby two-floor apartment in New York’s Chinatown just in time for Thanksgiving, and her family – mom, dad, sister and grandma – arrives from Scranton, PA to laugh, argue, and eat around the table. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

The Factory

Nov 7, 2017 - Dec 29, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Visitors of all ages and abilities are invited to explore some of Andy Warhol’s signature art-making techniques in The Andy Warhol Museum's underground studio The Factory. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

52 Up Close

Nov 3, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Local illusionist Lee Terbosic has started a residency at Hotel Monaco with his intimate, modern magic show 52 Up Close. Performances run every Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family

Tough Art

Oct 30, 2017 - Jan 21, 2018 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
This annual innovative artist residency program challenges artists and audiences to rethink their ideas of interactive museum experiences in one of the toughest venues – a children’s museum. Participating artists learn how their artworks connect with visitors outside of the typical museum environment, and what it takes to create artwork that can sustain the rigors of a hands-on environment. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Family

Destination Empathy

Oct 30, 2017 - Jan 22, 2018 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Explore empathy and kindness through animal-focused activities -- dance like a bee, enter the world of a virtual tiger, see the world through the eyes of a pigeon and more as you learn ways to respect and understand each other. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Live Music Fridays at Backstage Bar

Oct 27, 2017 - Dec 22, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Come to the Cabaret Theater and Backstage Bar to take advantage of the full bar and dinner menu as you enjoy the free, live music every Friday/Saturday from 5pm-7:30pm! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Nightlife

Salsa Fridays

Oct 27, 2017 - Aug 24, 2018 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Theater doors for Late Night shows open at 10PM, but you may arrive earlier and enjoy happy hour in the Backstage Bar. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

The Long Run

Oct 13, 2017 - Jan 28, 2018 | 11:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Long Run: painting out of time - is an exhibition of contemporary painting. Through cultural sampling, mathematical amalgamations, and hybridized abstraction - seven artists present a working duration that attempts to respond to the surface of things. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Xanadu

Oct 12, 2017 - Jan 7, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 2:00 pm
From the golden age of romantic comedies, legwarmers and Pac-Man…XANADU is a classic tale of boy meets girl – except that girl is actually Greek muse “Kira” sent from the heavens to Venice Beach, California to help struggling artist, Sonny, achieve his greatest dream – to open the first ROLLER DISCO READ MORE
Community,
Family

STORY TIME: Studio and Makeshop

Oct 4, 2017 - Dec 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh for Studio and Makeshop time! READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Macular

Sep 22, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 | 11:00 pm - 6:00 pm
For their upcoming group show at Wood Street Galleries, members of the Dutch art collective Macular have developed four kinetic light installations. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Went Looking for Beauty: Refashioning Self

Sep 22, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
The August Wilson Center presents Went Looking for Beauty: Refashioning Self, a fine art photography exhibition by Deborah Willis, Ph.D. Through the exploration of two main themes, My Friends’ Closets and Street Views, Willis’ photos reconstruct an imagined past through images depicting its beauty, identity, and cultural memory. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

On the Making of Steel Genesis: Sandra Gould Ford

Sep 22, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 | 11:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Silver Eye Center for Photography presents an exhibition LaToya Ruby Frazier at two separate locations: On the Making of Steel Genesis: Sandra Gould Ford at the August Wilson Center's BNY Mellon Gallery and The Notion of Family at Silver Eye's Penn Avenue gallery. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Running Tours

Sep 5, 2017 - Mar 3, 2018
Offering 5K running tours through 9 different Pittsburgh locations, Pittsburgh Running Tours is a great way to explore the city and get some exercise. READ MORE

Art of Facts - Uncovering Pittsburgh Stories Exhibition

Jul 22, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Art of Facts exhibit creatively interprets the rich history of Western Pennsylvania and shares its compelling stories through the art of illustration. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Bike the Burgh Tour

Jul 12, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017
Historical bike tour through various neighborhoods of the city, 3 hours long. Bring your own bike or rent. Please check daily schedule on website. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Best of the Burgh Tour

Jan 4, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017
BEST OF THE BURGH with Walk the Burgh Tours Come join and explore the heart of Downtown by foot. Walk by and into must-see cultural and historical landmarks as well as iconic buildings! Discover beautiful squares and fascinating pieces of public art! READ MORE

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