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Arts + Culture,
Music

Grieg's Beloved Piano Concerto

Oct 22, 2021 - Oct 24, 2021
This is one of the most beloved, most passionate Piano Concertos in the entire repertoire. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Music,
Online & Virtual Events

Aimee Allen Trio at Alphabet City

Oct 24, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Aimée Allen brings her trademark soulful originals and lyricism to life with the City of Aslyum READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Creating Make Joyful Noize Presented by The Black Transformative Arts Network

Oct 28, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Make A Joyful Noize explores the affirming and unifying experiences that uplift the human spirit — the redemptive power of self-love, happiness and the transformative potential of expressions of pleasure and joy in the face of oppression. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Liberty Magic: Chris Capehart in "Journey of the Master"

Oct 6, 2021 - Oct 29, 2021
Join the Cultural Trust at Liberty Magic as they kick off the second subscription series and see why Chris Capehart is held in such high esteem by magicians around the world. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community

Diamond Horseshoe Dinner

Oct 30, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Spend a magical evening with Pittsburgh Opera to celebrate the opening of the season and The Return to Magic! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community

Circles: going in

Oct 28, 2021 - Oct 30, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CIRCLES is a full-length dance work celebrating #BlackGirlMagic. Layering dance, visual arts, and a live original score, the work presents snapshots of popular culture through Choreographer Staycee Pearl’s lens as a Black woman. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh presents: “Ask the Experts”

Oct 31, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
In honor of Family History Month (October) and International Jewish Genealogy Month (the Hebrew month of Cheshvan), the Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh is hosting “Ask The Experts.” READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Remnants by Philip Rostek

Sep 11, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021
In his latest show, Remnants at 707 Penn Gallery, Philip explores his body of work through the lens of this "post-medical miracle," which deepened his belief that the relationship between art and life is best understood as a continuum that ties the iterations of his work together. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Antors

Sep 11, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021
The brain child of Crystal Noel Jalil, and curated by The Coloured Section's Natiq & Zeal Eva, Antors explores the concept of ancestor veneration and how we receive the lessons of those who came before us. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Music

The Band's Visit

Oct 28, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021
In this joyously offbeat story, set in a town that’s way off the beaten path, a band of musicians arrive lost, out of the blue. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

‘Hear Me Out’ Dialogue Series: Healthcare and Community

Nov 3, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The goal of this session is to hold space to discuss the health impacts of COVID, disparities within our healthcare system and community care practices READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship

Nov 4, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join the Carnegie Library on a monthly conversation series as we explore ideas from leading authors for building a more equal and united future. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pointe in Time | Above and Beyond

Nov 6, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
After a one-year hiatus, please join us in celebration of PBT’s resilience, innovation and new era under Artistic Director Susan Jaffe. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Troupe Vertigo with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Nov 5, 2021 - Nov 7, 2021
Their acrobatics will leave you breathless! Each of their astonishing gravity-defying feats are choreographed to live music and stunning visual arts. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Philadanco!

Nov 13, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
PHILADANCO is internationally known for its innovation, creativity, and preservation of predominantly African American traditions in dance, with a long legacy of building bridges across cultural divides through its work. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Playwriting Workshop (Grades 6 - 8)

Nov 13, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tap into your inner storyteller as you learn how to write electrifying scenes READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Music Production Workshop

Nov 13, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Learn studio engineering, mixing, mastering, and more, and develop skills that you can take into a future career in music. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Batik Art Workshop (Grades 6 - 8)

Nov 13, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to make beautiful and repeating designs and gain an appreciation of this unique art READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Mosaic Design Workshop

Nov 13, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Use a variety of materials and media to make your own set of 4 mosaic coasters that will be ready to display in your homes READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

"Dead Letters: Delivering Unopened Mail from a Pennsylvania Ghost Town" with Jess Weible

Nov 14, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
On assignment for a small-town newspaper in rural Pennsylvania, rookie reporter Jessica Weible meets Joan Swigart, a creative fireball and “pioneer in print.” READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Music

Beethoven's Fourth Symphony

Nov 12, 2021 - Nov 14, 2021
The symphonies of Beethoven speak to generation upon generation. Guest conductor Juraj Val?uha returns to Heinz Hall to lead Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Brushes & Birds featuring Maria DeSimone Prascak of Maria’s Ideas

Nov 20, 2021 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join the National Aviary’s newest live online series; pick up a paint brush, and create your own masterpiece! Learn how to paint a portrait via Zoom under the direction of local artist Maria DeSimone Prascak of Maria’s Ideas READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music

Take Center Stage Gala

Nov 20, 2021
Take center stage at this exceptional event celebrating the August Wilson Cultural Center, Pittsburgh’s dynamic home for performing and visual arts honoring the legacy of August Wilson. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

This Sacred Thing

Sep 11, 2021 - Nov 21, 2021
This Sacred Thing examines perspectives related to relics, ranging from the divine to the obsolete. The exhibit features work from 37 local and international artists. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Strauss Family Favorites

Nov 26, 2021 - Nov 28, 2021
Sparkling waltzes, polkas and more! It’s Thanksgiving Weekend at Heinz Hall, and this year – more than ever – bring family and friends as they offer a generous serving of Strauss family favorites. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Film & Movies

Film Screening: Feast of the Seven Fishes

Dec 2, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join the Heinz History Center for a screening of the new holiday film “Feast Of The Seven Fishes.” READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Music

Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite

Dec 3, 2021 - Dec 5, 2021
Just in time for the holidays, Manfred Honeck conducts Tchaikovsky’s enchanting suite from “The Nutcracker.” READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

The Spoken Word Workshop (Grades 6 - 8)

Dec 11, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Unlock your inner muse and explore the process of writing and reading your written piece of art.  READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Theatre Production Workshop (Grades 6 - 8)

Dec 11, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Calling all aspiring performers, designers, producers and managers! Learn what it takes to put on a show from start to finish READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Screen Printing Workshop (Grades 6 - 8 )

Dec 11, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This hands-on workshop will show you the ins and outs of screen printing READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Sports + Recreation

Belly Dancing Workshop

Dec 11, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us for this hip-swiveling and celebratory dance class as we understand the fundamentals of bellydance READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Straight No Chaser returns to Pittsburgh

Dec 14, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces Straight No Chaser returns to Pittsburgh with the "Back in the High Life" tour READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Highmark Holiday Pops

Dec 10, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021
Share Pittsburgh’s favorite holiday musical tradition with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Among Women: Contemporary Art from Serbia

Sep 11, 2021 - Jan 9, 2022
Exhibited for the first time in Pittsburgh, Among Women: Contemporary Art from Serbia presents the work of eleven female artists who are deeply connected to Belgrade, Serbia. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Erasure - The Neon Tour

Jan 27, 2022 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Neon is a place that lives in the imagination. It could be a night club, a shop, a city, a cafe, a country, a bedroom, a restaurant, any place at all. It’s a place of possibility in warm, glowing light and this is music that takes you there. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Matthew Schreiber | New Work

Sep 11, 2021 - Mar 13, 2022
Explore two floors, and three new installations, at Wood Street Galleries, incorporating all of these media intertwined with physics, technology, and the exploration of perception. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Season Premiere

Oct 22, 2021 - Oct 24, 2021
Season Premiere with the PBT Orchestra READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Pompeii: The Exhibition

Oct 4, 2021 - Nov 24, 2021 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Find yourself in a reproduced atrium inside a unique Roman villa, where you will embark on a tour through the ancient city READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family,
Music

Schooltime: Holiday Celebrations

Dec 1, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021 | 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Principal Pops Conductor Byron Stripling welcomes you to a celebration of holidays and traditions through music! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, The Nutcracker

Dec 10, 2021 - Dec 29, 2021
Snow settles on the Steel City as a wonderful adventure begins in PBT’s The Nutcracker. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

Oct 4, 2021 - Apr 24, 2022 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Travel across the world from mineral fields to lava lakes to see how volcanoes impact our earth. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Virtual Café Sci

Nov 1, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Café Sci is THE place in Pittsburgh where anyone interested in science can get together in a virtual setting to discuss today's science issues with experts READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Tour Your Future

Nov 4, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tour Your Future provides opportunities for middle and high school girls+* to discover STEM careers. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family

Tour Your Future

Nov 13, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tour Your Future provides opportunities for middle and high school girls+* to discover STEM careers. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family

Tour Your Future

Nov 13, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tour Your Future provides opportunities for middle and high school girls+* to discover STEM careers. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family

Tour Your Future

Nov 16, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tour Your Future provides opportunities for middle and high school girls+* to discover STEM careers. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Science After Hours: Team Design Challenge

Nov 19, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Experience a party atmosphere after hours on all four floors of the Science Center. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Tour Your Future

Oct 21, 2021 - Nov 21, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tour Your Future provides opportunities for middle and high school girls+* to discover STEM careers. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Family

Tour Your Future

Dec 8, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tour Your Future provides opportunities for middle and high school girls+* to discover STEM careers. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Youth Open Studio

Jun 9, 2021 - Dec 29, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Teens learn the photographic silkscreen printing process, experiment with new art-making tools and techniques, and work on independent projects in a relaxed, creative environment. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Nightlife,
Sports + Recreation

Salsa Fridays at CrossBody Dance + Movement

Oct 15, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021 | 9:30 pm - 1:00 am
We've all been missing Salsa Pittsburgh's Salsa Fridays Cabaret Theater, so until they re-open, we've decided to team up with Jeff & Colleen Shirey to bring Friday night dancing back to Downtown Pittsburgh! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Munchkin Mondays

Oct 11, 2021 - Apr 25, 2022 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bring your smallest scientists to Carnegie Science Center for Munchkin Mondays. READ MORE

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