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Arts + Culture

We Are The Global Majority, an exhibition curated by #notwhite collective

Jun 4, 2021 - Aug 1, 2021
#notwhite collective's landmark exhibition, WE ARE THE GLOBAL MAJORITY DECOLONIZING SPACE features 30 women artists of the global majority who identify as bi/multi-racial/cultural, immigrant or descendants of immigrants. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Pinchas Zukerman: Bow and Baton

Jul 19, 2021 - Aug 1, 2021
The extraordinary Pinchas Zukerman—violinist, violist, conductor—both leads and performs with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a program that spans the centuries. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Outdoor

Downtown Walk and Write with Sherrie Flick

Aug 13, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Writer Sherrie Flick will lead this guided hour-and-a-half walking and writing tour that uses the urban environment for creative inspiration. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Outdoor

Summer Sidewalk Series: The Changing City

Aug 14, 2021 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us outside this summer at the History Center’s Penn Avenue lot for family-friendly activities that explore stories from our region! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation

Indian Dance Workshop by Shambhavi Desai and Group of Sanskruti School of Indian Dance and Music

Aug 14, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Classically trained Indian dancer and founder of Sanskruti School of Indian Dance and Music, Shambhavi Desai will lead an outdoor class to teach participants a blend of Indian dance. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Drag Brunch with Kiki Kawaii and her Ohio invasion

Aug 15, 2021 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join Kiki Kawaii and Valerie Valentino, Coco Vega and Skarlet Overkill at the August Drag Brunch at The Warren. Seating starts at 11 am. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Frederick Douglass Now presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center

Aug 21, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Roger Guenveur Smith returns to the stage with his signature solo show, Frederick Douglass Now. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

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

Aug 21, 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,
Outdoor,
Tours

Downtown Walk and Write with Sherrie Flick

Aug 27, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Writer Sherrie Flick will lead this guided hour-and-a-half walking and writing tour that uses the urban environment for creative inspiration. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

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

Sep 4, 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,
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Hollywood Hits with Jack Everly

Aug 23, 2021 - Sep 5, 2021
You love the scenes—you love the music! Maestro Jack Everly and the Pittsburgh Symphony perform the iconic and unforgettable music of the movies and television, and transport you to your favorite cinematic moments. READ MORE
Allegheny Overlook,
Arts + Culture

Lights On!

Sep 9, 2021 - Sep 11, 2021
After many long months, the streets of the Cultural District will again be bustling, the theaters and galleries will be full, and arts lovers from around the region and beyond will share experiences, live and in person. Lights On! A Three-Day Celebration of Pittsburgh’s Cultural District marks this special occasion with free outdoor performances, exhibitions, and more. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Minding My Business (i said what i said)

May 22, 2021 - Sep 12, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The August Wilson African American Cultural Center brings Minding My Business (i said what i said), featuring five women of color exploring self-authorship as a means to liberated futures. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Nightlife

Together Again Gala at Heinz Hall

Sep 17, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck invite you to Together Again: A Celebration of 50 Years in Heinz Hall, our opening night gala in support of the PSO READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

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

Oct 9, 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,
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,
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

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
Allegheny Overlook,
Arts + Culture,
Outdoor

Barefoot in The Park - in the park

Aug 3, 2021 - Aug 7, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join the Pittsburgh Public Theater for Barefoot in the park! Written by Neil Simon and directed by Marya Sea Kaminski, the pop-up performance of this bubbly romantic comedy will prove that young love never goes out of style READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Rising Voices: The Bennett Prize for Women Figurative Realist Painters

Jun 4, 2021 - Aug 8, 2021
"Rising Voices: The Bennett Prize for Women Figurative Realist Painters" features 29 works by 10 women artists presenting a vibrant array of subjects and themes. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music

Opening Weekend Celebration at Heinz Hall

Sep 24, 2021 - Sep 26, 2021
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Arts + Culture,
Family,
Outdoor

Pop Art Pop Up

Jun 18, 2021 - Sep 5, 2021
Pop in on weekends for free, hands-on outdoor art activities all summer long! READ MORE
Allegheny Overlook,
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Music

BNY Mellon Presents JazzLive

Jul 6, 2021 - Sep 7, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jazz is back in the Cultural District this summer! Join the region's finest jazz musicians every Tuesday at the Allegheny Overlook for the long-awaited in-person return of BNY Mellon presents JazzLive, a production of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. 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

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