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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back™ In Concert

Jul 21, 2019 | 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
“You must feel the Force around you…” The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back™ featuring screenings of the complete film with Oscar®-winning composer John Williams musical score performed live to the film led by conductor Lawrence Loh. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Peter Pan

Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019
Broadway's timeless tale whisks you away to Neverland READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Festival

Race and Revolution: Panel Discussion & Closing Reception

Jul 21, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Race and Revolution: Still Separate – Still Unequal and Seats of Power READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Sembène Film Festival: White Fright

Jul 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join City of Asylum for a screening of White Fright presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival. This film will be presented in English and will be followed by a conversation. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community

Vietnam War Speaker Series: Lynn Novick & Alyssa Rosenberg

Jul 23, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Emmy and Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker Lynn Novick and Alyssa Rosenberg, Opinion Columnist for the Washington Post, at the Heinz History Center for a fascinating discussion of America’s role in the Vietnam War. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

The Reel Story: Movie Showing

Jul 23, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
NOVA explores the life of astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the surface of the moon. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Das/Rossman/Potter Jazz Trio

Jul 24, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join City of Asylum for a swinging evening of retro jazz with The Das/Rossman/Potter Jazz Trio! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

¡Tango!

Jul 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
In a concert of just over an hour, the sultry sounds of South America will fill Heinz Hall as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and conductor Andrés Franco perform gorgeous tangos, one of the most influential and celebrated dances in history. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Market Square,
Nightlife

Roger Humphries Live at Wolfies Pub

Jul 26, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
FREE live music in Market Square! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community

Women’s History Seminar 2019

Jul 27, 2019 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join the Fort Pitt Museum for its fifth annual Women’s History Seminar celebrating 18th-century women’s history. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

International Summer Dance

Jul 25, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019
International Summer Dance is a comprehensive dance program that specializes in ballet, jazz and modern. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Rock of Ages

Jul 23, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
A rock 'n' roll musical about big dreams, big egos, and big hair! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Helon Habila

Jul 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join City of Asylum for reading with Helon Habila presenting his newly released novel, Travelers, a “startlingly imaginative” exploration of the African diaspora in Europe. This program will open with a reading from City of Asylum’s new writer-in-residence Bewketu Seyoum from Ethiopia. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

The Reel Story: Movie Showing

Jul 30, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This drama set at an English country estate in 1932 shows the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants during a hunting party weekend when one of the group is murdered. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

ReelQ: I'm Moshanty. Do You Love Me?

Jul 31, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join City of Asylum for a screening of I’m Moshanty. Do You Love Me? presented by ReelQ. This screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Tim Wolff, via Skype! READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Student Division Auditions - 2019/2020 School Year

Aug 1, 2019 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Calling all budding ballet dancers ages 8-13! On August 1 at PBT Studios, our faculty will be hosting auditions for level placement into our 2019/2020 Student Division school-year programs. Scholarship opportunities available! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert

Aug 2, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Audiences will be able to relive the magical adventure of Harry Potter’s second year at school like never before. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Family

Artillery and Artificers

Aug 3, 2019 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Witness how artillerists at historic Fort Pitt prepared for cannon firings to defend the Point in the 18th century during special living history programming at the Fort Pitt Museum in Point State Park. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert

Aug 4, 2019 | 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Audiences will be able to relive the magical adventure of Harry Potter’s second year at school like never before. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Once

Jul 30, 2019 - Aug 4, 2019
The Tony Award winner for Best Musical! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Family

Artillery and Artificers

Aug 4, 2019 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Witness how artillerists at historic Fort Pitt prepared for cannon firings to defend the Point in the 18th century during special living history programming at the Fort Pitt Museum in Point State Park. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community

Vietnam War Speaker Series: Marci Reaven

Aug 7, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Heinz History Center’s Vietnam War Speaker Series continues as experts in academia, journalism, public history, and literature offer a multi-perspective examination of the Vietnam War’s place in American history. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Family,
Festival,
Sports + Recreation

10th Annual Bocce Tournament & Festival

Aug 10, 2019 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Come throw out the pallino and throw down for a worthy cause! READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Hello, Dolly!

Aug 6, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019
Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in this production! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Family

Reading into History Family Book Club: Most Dangerous

Aug 11, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
This summer, youth ages 9-12 and their adults can join literary adventures that explore the Vietnam War era, in connection with The Vietnam War: 1945 – 1975 exhibition at the Heinz History Center. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community

Black Media and the Vietnam War

Aug 13, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join Samuel W. Black, the Heinz History Center’s lead curator on The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 exhibition, for an in-depth conversation on the role of Black media during the Vietnam War era. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Spamilton: An American Parody

May 16, 2019 - Aug 15, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Don’t miss this “convulsively funny” (NY Times) parody from the comic mastermind behind the long-running hit Forbidden Broadway. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Kusama: Infinity Screening

Aug 15, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Get to know the artist behind the polka dots. Join us for a special screening of Kusama: Infinity, a documentary that looks at the life and work of Mattress Factory artist Yayoi Kusama, the top-selling female artist in the world. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Family

Fort Pitt Garrison Drill

Aug 17, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Fort Pitt Garrison will be on hand at the Fort Pitt Museum in Point State Park to demonstrate 18th century military drills and fire the museum’s reproduction cannon. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Gina Apostol

Jul 23, 2019 - Aug 23, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join City of Asylum for a reading and conversation with PEN/Open Book Award winner Gina Apostol! Featuring her new novel, Insurrecto, one of Publishers’ Weekly’s Best Books of 2018. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Festival,
Market Square

Rock, Reggae & Relief 2019

Aug 24, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019
A benefit concert for cancer research READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community

The New Map of Empire

Aug 31, 2019 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join the Fort Pitt Museum in welcoming S. Max Edelson, professor of History at the University of Virginia, for a discussion on the British efforts to map America before the American Revolution. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Sports + Recreation

Public Art 5k Tour: Downtown

Sep 7, 2019 | 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Come explore the murals and other public art found in historic downtown Pittsburgh. Runners will get the chance to learn about the many pieces of public art in downtown Pittsburgh. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Liberty Magic: Eric Jones in IMPOSSIBLE

Aug 7, 2019 - Sep 8, 2019
After making every single ticket disappear during his sold out, six-week run in the spring, Eric Jones returns to Liberty Magic for an encore performance. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Un Poyo Rojo

Sep 14, 2019 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An explosive spectacle that brilliantly unites theater, dance, sport, and acrobatics, Un poyo rojo (A Red Stone Bench) is a humorous piece based in body language and movement. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Rockin on the River

Sep 20, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A Rock Gala Benefiting the Vincentian Charitable Foundation READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

MasterChef Junior Live!

Oct 6, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This all-new production brings the culinary hit TV show MasterChef Junior directly to you LIVE! READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's DON GIOVANNI

Oct 12, 2019 - Oct 20, 2019 | 8:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Arts + Culture

Daniel Catán’s FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS

Nov 9, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Arts + Culture

George Frideric Handel's ALCINA

Jan 25, 2020 - Feb 2, 2020 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Arts + Culture

George Bizet's CARMEN

Mar 28, 2020 - Apr 5, 2020 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Arts + Culture

Vincenzo Bellini's NORMA

Apr 25, 2020 - May 3, 2020
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Arts + Culture,
Convention,
Entertainment,
Family,
Festival

2019 Wizard World Pittsburgh

Jul 26, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019 | 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wizard World Pittsburgh celebrates the best in pop culture: movies, TV, music, art, science fiction, comics, celebrities and more. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Oysters & Bubbles

Jul 9, 2019 - Jul 31, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Indulge in scrumptious oysters and make a toast to an amazing day in our grand lobby bar, The Palm Court READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Liberty Magic: Mark Toland in MIND READER

Jun 26, 2019 - Aug 4, 2019
Over the course of 75 minutes, Mark will dazzle you with psychological illusions and mysteries of the mind. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

PBT: "Ella Bella Ballerina" Workshop (Ages 3-7)

Aug 12, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Children can discover the magic of famous ballets with the charming Ella Bella Ballerina book series, a creation of author and illustrator James Mayhew. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Elemental Fiber

May 17, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019 | 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
California fiber artist Kathy Nida creates fabric narratives by translating her dreams into artworks. Through the six of her colorful quilts exhibiting in Elemental Fiber, Nida explores public issues such as women’s rights, climate change, and other social topics through art. This exhibit is opened daily through midnight and is also free to the public. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Walk the Burgh

Jun 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Historical 2-hour walking tours through various neighborhoods of the city READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Mix Your Way to the Top of the Class

Jul 11, 2019 - Jul 25, 2019 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Join us in the Speakeasy as our own resident expert, Dawn Young, takes you on a craft cocktail making journey. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family

Guided Tour: The Vietnam War: 1945-1975

Jul 6, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join a History Center docent to explore the multiple perspectives that contribute to our current understanding of the Vietnam War. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family

Guided Tour: Fort Pitt Museum

Jul 6, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Get to the point of Pittsburgh history by taking a one-hour highlights tour of the Fort Pitt Museum, featuring the Fort Pitt diorama, the Trader’s Cabin, and the main exhibits on the museum’s second floor. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Wine Education with Danny Van Wie

Jul 10, 2019 - Jul 31, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Spend your Wednesday "wine-ding" down in the Terrace Room with Danny Van Wie, Level II, sommelier. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

PBT: "Beauty & the Beast" Workshop

Jul 29, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
This workshop, inspired by the delightfully imaginative and enchanting story of Beauty and the Beast, includes ballet, variations, character, costuming and a culminating demonstration (end of Week 2). READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Whiskey Walk

Jun 15, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Come downtown for our whiskey history tour, which ends at our partner Wigle Whiskey’s tasting room in the Omni William Penn Hotel. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Family,
Sports + Recreation

Free 4th Avenue Historic District Walking Tour

Aug 7, 2019 - Aug 28, 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free 4th Avenue walking tour READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community

Gateway Center Walking Tour

Aug 2, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free weekly guided 1-hour Gateway Center walking tour READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Live Music Fridays at Backstage Bar

Jul 5, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Come to the Greer Cabaret Theater and Backstage Bar to take advantage of our full bar and dinner menu as you enjoy the free, live music every Friday/Saturday from 5:00-7:30 p.m. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community

Upper Penn-Liberty Avenues Walking Tour

Sep 4, 2019 - Sep 25, 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free weekly guided 1-hour walking tour of Upper Penn-Liberty Avenues READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community

Free Grant St. Walking Tour from 6th to 4th Avenues

Sep 6, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free guided weekly 1-hour Grant St. walking tour from Sixth Avenue to Fourth Avenue READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community

Free 4th Avenue Historic District Walking Tour

Oct 4, 2019 - Oct 25, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free 4th Avenue Historic District walking tour READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Market Square,
Shopping

Night Market

May 18, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Night Markets bring an awesome outdoor pop-up shopping market and festival to Downtown, featuring Pittsburgh’s most creative independent vendors. Clothing, furniture, candles, food, drinks, and more are exhibited in this weekly series. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community

Free Penn-Liberty Cultural District Walking Tour

Oct 2, 2019 - Oct 30, 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free guided weekly 1-hour walking tour in the Penn-Liberty Cultural District READ MORE

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