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Entertainment,
Music

Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets

Sep 30, 2022 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets returns to North America in 2022 offering fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience Pink Floyd’s celebrated and significant early body of work. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Nightlife,
Outdoor

Final Fridays on Rose Way

Sep 30, 2022 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bask in the summer evenings with The Warhol! Join artists, creatives, and entrepreneurs in the newly outfitted Rose Way event space READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Knights of the Arcade: Epic D&D Comedy

Sep 30, 2022 | 9:30 pm - 12:00 am
Knights of the Arcade is a monthly RPG-based improv comedy show. READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Family,
Outdoor,
Tours

DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh: Downtown Neighborhood Event

Oct 1, 2022 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Go behind the scenes, get unique access or just savor the opportunity to explore a large collection of buildings – theaters, government offices, artist spaces, hotels, commercial-residential and more! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment

Level Up Stand-Up

Oct 1, 2022 | 9:30 pm - 12:00 am
Arcade Comedy Theater's popular stand-up comedy showcase, Level Up Stand-Up, is back! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Tours

The Terrible Tour

Oct 1, 2022
Hop aboard Pittsburgh’s one and only transportainment bus where local comedians will guide yin on a journey through 'tahn. Your black and gold chariot awaits. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Film & Movies

Behind the Stage Door

Oct 1, 2022 | 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Famed concert promoter Rich Engler shares the intriguing experiences of working with the most famous bands in the music industry in this inspirational rockumentary. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Outdoor

Steelers Tailgate at Stage AE

Oct 2, 2022
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Community,
Entertainment

Andrew Conte: Death of the Daily News

Oct 3, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The changes in one city here in Allegheny County are being repeated across the country as hundreds of local newspapers close. In Death of the Daily News, author Andrew Conte grapples with the local news deserts that leave citizens with little access to reliable local journalism. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

The Big Queer Improv Show

Oct 7, 2022 | 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Big Queer Improv Show celebrates featuring improv by Pittsburgh's queerest and funniest improvisers. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Out of Order: Stand-Up Comedy

Oct 7, 2022 | 9:30 pm - 12:00 am
Arcade Comedy Theater's popular stand-up comedy showcase, Out of Order, is back with a night of laughs in our upstairs theater. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

International African Penguin Awareness Day

Oct 8, 2022 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Celebrate African Penguins and learn about this endangered species through expert talks and fun, interactive programming! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Jerome And...

Oct 8, 2022 | 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
There's "Yes and..." and then there's "Jerome and...". The comedy variety show that joins improv, sketch, stand-up, and you! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Super Late Night

Oct 8, 2022 | 9:30 pm - 12:00 am
See the premiere of a superhero themed late night comedy show! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Workshops & Classes

A Beginner's Guide to Blood and Gore

Oct 8, 2022 | 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Learn all about creating cuts, bruises, and blood just in time for Spooky Season! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Music

Off Minor Jazz Series: Thelonious Monk

Oct 9, 2022 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Monktet celebrates Thelonious! Thelonious Sphere Monk is one of America’s most iconic and original artists. To celebrate his birthday (October 10th), Pittsburgh musicians Thomas Wendt and David Throckmorton have assembled a new quintet—the Monktet—to perform some Monk. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment

Queer Nature Presented by Autumn House Press

Oct 11, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Nature: A Poetry Anthology amplifies and centers LGBTQIA+ voices and perspectives in a collection of contemporary nature poetry. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Outdoor,
Tours

Downtown Walking Tour: Fourth Avenue Historic District

Oct 11, 2022 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
This tour focuses on the portion of the area once known as “Pittsburgh’s Wall Street” for its concentration of buildings that served the financial and investment industries. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment

The Peking Acrobats featuring The Shanghai Circus

Oct 12, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
For the last thirty one years, The Peking Acrobats have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

The Peking Acrobats featuring The Shanghai Circus

Oct 12, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
THE PEKING ACROBATS are part of a time-honored Chinese tradition, rooted in centuries of Chinese history and folk art. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment

Animated Arias

Oct 14, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Don’t miss this unique event featuring Pittsburgh Opera’s Resident Artists. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Comedian Shaun Murphy

Oct 14, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Arcade Comedy Theater welcomes national touring comic out of New York City, Shaun Murphy! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Barbara, A Mother Improv Show

Oct 14, 2022 | 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dr. Pittsburgh presents a night of comedy featuring short-form and long-form improv by independent local teams! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Daddy Boo Year Bash

Oct 14, 2022 | 9:30 pm - 12:00 am
Improv duo Daddy New Year present a spooky, goofy Halloween-themed variety show! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Music

Animated Arias

Oct 14, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Come experience a unique, enthralling collaboration between Pittsburgh Opera and the Cinema Arts Department of Point Park’s Conservatory of Performing Arts. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Festival,
Music

Sound Series: Block Party

Oct 15, 2022 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Warhol is pleased to present the second annual Sound Series: Block Party featuring an autumn evening of live music in a relaxed and festive environment outdoors, as part of The Pop District, in our North Shore neighborhood. READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Family,
Festival

Heinz History Center's Hometown-Homegrown Food Fest

Oct 15, 2022 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Senator John Heinz History Center's popular Hometown-Homegrown food festival, presented in partnership with GoodTaste! Pittsburgh, returns with over 40 local food vendors and cooking demonstrations by Pittsburgh's premier culinary experts. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Film & Movies

Behind the Stage Door

Oct 15, 2022 | 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Famed concert promoter Rich Engler shares the intriguing experiences of working with the most famous bands in the music industry in this inspirational rockumentary. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Workshops & Classes

Kids Night on Broadway - Frozen

Oct 15, 2022 | 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
The performance is kicked off by interactive activities in the Trust Arts Education Center prior to the show. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Music

Rennie Harris Lifted! A Gospel House Musical

Oct 16, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Inspired by the tale of Oliver Twist, this story of a young Black man’s healing and redemption through community is told through live gospel music, and hip-hop dance theater READ MORE
Entertainment,
Outdoor

Steelers Tailgate at Stage AE

Oct 16, 2022
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Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment

Chamber Music Pittsburgh presents Garrick Ohlsson with Apollon Musagete Quartet

Oct 17, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Pianist Garrick Ohlsson, “justly acclaimed as a titanic force at the keyboard” (Cleveland.com) headlines an intimate chamber performance with the dynamic and charismatic Apollon Musagète Quartet. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Music

World Music Series: Taak Ensemble

Oct 17, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
To celebrate National Hafez Day (October 12th in Iran), Taak Ensemble pays homage to this legendary 14th-century poet, weaving his poetry into their performance of classical and folk Persian music. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment

Story Club PGH Story Slam: Bump in the Night

Oct 18, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join City of Asylum and Story Club Pittsburgh for a monthly nonfiction storytelling series mixing the spontaneity of an open mic with the experience of live theater. Organized and hosted by the former producers of The Moth Pittsburgh. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

The Price is Right Live

Oct 20, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
If you're a fan of The Price Is Right Live™ on TV, you'll no doubt love this exciting, live (non-televised), on-stage version of the show! READ MORE
Entertainment

Off the Record XXII

Oct 20, 2022 | 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Music, laughter and marquee names are back at the Byham when the 22nd Off the Record takes satirical aim at local news and newsmakers in Once Upon a Time in Pittsburgh! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Outdoor,
Tours

Downtown Walking Tour: Upper Penn-Liberty Corridor

Oct 21, 2022 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
During this tour, there will be so much to admire such as the compact area bounded by Penn and Liberty Avenues and Ninth and Tenth Streets Downtown, where commerce and rail transportation merged in the late 19th century. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Festival,
Workshops & Classes

Hip-Hop Camp: My Name My Place Street Art and Graffiti Workshop

Oct 22, 2022 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The August Wilson African American Cultural Center is proud to present its last Hip-Hop camp sessions with Hip-Hop Camp: My Name My Place Street Art and Graffiti Workshop. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Rivers Club Princess Brunch

Oct 23, 2022 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Calling all princesses & Princes, Rivers Club will be hosting a Princess & Prince Brunch. READ MORE
Entertainment

An Evening With Judy Collins

Oct 23, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
In her 50-plus years in music, Judy Collins has always exhibited impeccable taste in songcraft. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Music

Soul Sessions: Angélique Kidjo

Oct 27, 2022 | 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
The August Wilson African American Cultural Center is pleased to welcome four-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo for our intimate concert series, Soul Sessions. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Film & Movies,
Nightlife

Silence of the Lambs Night

Oct 28, 2022 | 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Join us in celebrating Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum’s brush with classic cinematic horror at The Silence of the Lambs Night taking place on Friday, October 28th. READ MORE
Entertainment

Dixie Longate: Cherry Bombs & Bottle Rockets

Oct 29, 2022
The new show from Dixie Longate is a web of storytelling that only America’s favorite southern redhead can create. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment

Yiyun Li: The Book of Goose

Oct 30, 2022 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Described as “one of our major novelists” by Salman Rushdie, Yiyun Li makes her City of Asylum debut to share her highly acclaimed latest novel, The Book of Goose. READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Music

The Black & Gold Gala

Nov 5, 2022 | 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Break out your favorite formal black and gold attire, enjoy hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, and one of the largest cookie tables in Pittsburgh. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Film & Movies,
Music

Madagascar The Musical

May 12, 2023 | 7:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria as they bound out of the zoo and onto The Benedum Stage in this live musical spectacular. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Music

The Sounds of New Orleans

Sep 30, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022
Celebrate the spirit of The Big Easy with a night of hot, steamy New Orleans jazz. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Fall Dance Concert

Oct 5, 2022 - Oct 9, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Conservatory Dance Company presents a concert featuring works by Maud Arnold, LaTasha Barnes, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, and Robyn Mineko Williams. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Music

Stravinsky's Petrushka

Oct 7, 2022 - Oct 9, 2022
Up-and-coming conductor, Fabien Gabel, debuts with the PSO in an evening of colorful French expression and fantastical Russian melodies. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Storytelling In Motion

Oct 7, 2022 - Oct 9, 2022
Pittsburgh Ballet Theater's 22 – 23 season kicks off with a taste of the world in Pittsburgh, highlighting innovative, thought-provoking and athletic performances. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Music

Stravinsky's Petrushka with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Oct 7, 2022 - Oct 9, 2022
Up-and-coming conductor, Fabien Gabel, debuts with the PSO in an evening of colorful French expression and fantastical Russian melodies. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Point Park Conservatory's Fall Dance Concert

Oct 5, 2022 - Oct 9, 2022
The Conservatory Dance Company presents a concert featuring works by Maud Arnold, LaTasha Barnes, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, and Robyn Mineko Williams. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Music

Frozen

Oct 5, 2022 - Oct 16, 2022
From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, is now on tour across North America and the critics rave, “It’s simply magical!” READ MORE
Entertainment

I'm Not A Comedian, I'm Lenny Bruce

Oct 21, 2022 - Oct 22, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Critically-acclaimed actor Ronnie Marmo, with the blessings of Kitty Bruce (daughter of the late Lenny Bruce), along with the Lenny Bruce Foundation, are thrilled to present “I’M NOT A COMEDIAN… I’M LENNY BRUCE” - Directed by Joe Mantegna, the theatrical event starring Ronnie Marmo as Lenny Bruce. READ MORE
Entertainment

I'm Not a Comedian... I'm Lenny Bruce

Oct 21, 2022 - Oct 22, 2022
I’M NOT A COMEDIAN... I’M LENNY BRUCE chronicles the life and death of the most controversial comedian and undisputed legend of all time…Lenny Bruce. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Music

Steinway Debut with Yefim Bronfman

Oct 28, 2022 - Oct 30, 2022
These “88 keys for Pittsburgh” have arrived at Heinz Hall for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with Yefim Bronfman READ MORE
Entertainment,
Music

A Raisin in the Sun

Oct 12, 2022 - Oct 30, 2022
In its Pittsburgh Public debut, Hansberry’s American masterpiece continues to resonate through our shared history as a testament to love in the face of challenge and daring in the wake of dreams deferred. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Film & Movies

A Bronx Tale

Nov 11, 2022 - Nov 12, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bronx-born and raised, Chazz Palminteri wrote A Bronx Tale in 1988. See the story come to life at the Byham READ MORE
Entertainment,
Music,
Nightlife

Steel Garden

Jun 2, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022 | 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Enjoy live music, craft beer, food trucks and more with Brew Gentlemen READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Liberty Magic: Guy Hollingworth in THE EXPERT AT THE CARD TABLE

Aug 10, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022
Concentrate as you may, those hands are too darned quick. A full-time barrister practicing intellectual property law, Guy Hollingworth has become world famous for his night job! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Music

Idaspe

Oct 7, 2022 - Oct 15, 2022
Idaspe follows two children from the post-war Middle East who came to Naples as refugees. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Outdoor

Gateway Clipper Fleet Chicken & Ribs Lock & Dam Dinner Cruise & Tour

Aug 4, 2022 - Oct 20, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Chicken & Ribs Lock & Dam Cruise & Tour BBQ, Music, & Beautiful Sights! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Sunset Dinner Cruise & Tour

Sep 16, 2022 - Oct 21, 2022
Enjoy Fabulous Dining as you cruise & tour Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers! READ MORE
Entertainment

Liberty Magic: Peter Samelson in DEVILS 'N DETAILS

Oct 5, 2022 - Oct 30, 2022
Come, be amazed, be mystified, laugh and, maybe, feel a little shiver of terror travel down your spine. Samelson shows you Devils ‘N Details. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family,
Outdoor,
Tours

Pittsburgh's Drunken History Walking Tours

Jul 30, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022 | 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Join us for a fun, family-friendly tour to learn about Pittsburgh's boozy past with the help of a few characters along the way! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Tours

PG-13 Comedy Bus Tour on the Burgh Bus

Sep 1, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022
Hop aboard Pittsburgh’s one and only transportainment bus where local comedians will guide yin on a journey through 'tahn. Your black and gold chariot awaits. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Tours

The Burgh Bus Friday Night Light Show

Sep 23, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022
Hop aboard Pittsburgh’s one and only transportainment bus with Matt Light READ MORE
Entertainment,
Tours

R-Rated Saturday Night Ride on the Burgh Bus

Sep 3, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022
Hop aboard Pittsburgh’s one and only transportainment bus where local comedians will guide yin on a journey through 'tahn. Your black and gold chariot awaits. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Holidays

Haunted Pittsburgh Cruise & Tour

Sep 30, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022
Hear “true” haunted tales of Pittsburgh as experts provide you with a rich collection of ghost stories and tales that center around the Three Rivers READ MORE
Entertainment,
Tours

Haunted Pittsburgh Downtown Walking Tour

Jun 17, 2022 - Nov 6, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Haunted Pittsburgh for a spine-tingling, outdoor, walking ghost tour of one of America's most haunted cities. READ MORE

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