Events

⚠️ As Pittsburgh begins to reopen, be sure to check with the event organizer as many events have been postponed, canceled, or moved online due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

We’re working to ensure our calendar is up-to-date. Browse Online & Virtual Events, along with in-person options, below. You can also view a list of restaurants that have reopened or are available for takeout and delivery, as well as restaurants that are now offering outdoor dining services and a list of small businesses that are open for everything from online yoga lessons to shopping via social media.

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Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Daniel Borzutzky & Poupeh Missaghi Live Reading and Conversation

Mar 9, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
National Book Award winner Daniel Borzutzky will read from his newest poetry collection Written After a Massacre in the Year 2018– a provocative and incandescent indictment of capitalism’s moral decay. READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Family,
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Virtual Birding with Bob

Mar 10, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Birds Nests: Avian Architecture Amaze READ MORE
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Hop into History: Around the World with Nellie Bly

Mar 10, 2021 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Early learners from ages 3 – 5 are invited to join for an interactive online session exploring the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
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American Delirium: Betina González Live Reading and Conversation

Mar 10, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
From award-winning novelist Argentine Betina González, American Delirium is a dizzying, luminous English-language debut about an American town overrun by a mysterious hallucinogen and the collision of three unexpected characters through the mayhem. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
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Lena Richard and Julia Child: Two Women Who Changed Culinary History

Mar 10, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Smithsonian Affiliations for a look at chefs Lena Richard and Julia Child. READ MORE
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“Talking Black in America” Documentary Screening and Panel presented by The P.R.I.D.E. Program

Mar 11, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development P.R.I.D.E program proudly presents a screening of 2017’s documentary film “Talking Black in America,” followed by a live panel discussion moderated by Aisha White, Ph.D., Director, The P.R.I.D.E. Program. Door Prizes and educational and community resources available to attendees. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

The National Aviary's Virtual Speaker Series

Mar 11, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Have you ever wondered why birds migrate? How you deliver health care to an eagle? Or how birds are often considered an artistic muse across multiple mediums? READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Lit Fridays with Dr. Yaba Blay

Mar 12, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lit Fridays is a literary-focused, virtual salon presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, featuring conversations and guest performances via Facebook Live and Zoom Webinar. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
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Every Cook Can Govern: The Life, Impact & Work of C.L.R James presented by SCFF & Jouvayfest Collective

Mar 14, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In honor of Carnival traditions around the world, JouvayFest Collective and Sabira Cole Film Festival present Mout’ Open, Story Jump Out!, a film series exploring and celebrating Caribbean culture. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Exiled Voices: City of Asylum Resident Writer Reunion

Mar 16, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In October of our ‘19-’20 anniversary season, we celebrated 15 years of sanctuary with a one-night-only, sold out event showcasing the work of City of Asylum’s former Writers-in-Residence: Huang Xiang (China), Horacio Castellanos Moya (El Salvador), Khet Mar (Burma), Israel Centeno (Venezuela), and Yaghoub Yadali (Iran) READ MORE
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Entertainment,
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Virtual Birding with Bob

Mar 17, 2021 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Most of us have a yard that is dominated by a close-cropped lawn, which we spend a lot of time and energy to maintain. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
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Women in Aerospace: Stories from the Smithsonian Collection

Mar 17, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Smithsonian Affiliations for a fascinating discussion with Dr. Margaret Weitekamp, Curator and Department Chair of the Space History Department at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

An Evening with Cyril Wecht

Mar 18, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join the History Center for An Evening with Cyril Wecht, a fascinating conversation with Pittsburgher and famed pathologist. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family,
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Brushes & Birds featuring Maria DeSimone Prascak of Maria’s Ideas

Mar 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! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Bird Lovers Virtual Trivia with Threadbare

Mar 20, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Are you a true Bird Lover? Put your knowledge of all things avian to the test during this virtual trivia night! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Midnight in Cairo by Raphael Cormack: Live Reading & Conversation

Mar 21, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Author Raphael Cormack’s newest work Midnight in Cairo, is a vibrant portrait of the talented and entrepreneurial women who defined an era in one of the world’s most multicultural cities, twentieth-century Cairo READ MORE
Community,
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2021 Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Annual Meeting

Mar 24, 2021 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Join the PDP online for our 2021 Annual Meeting READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

"The Jewish Record Collection on Ancestry” with Crista Cowan

Mar 24, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Crista Cowan for a look at records in the United States, Canada, and England specific to Jewish immigrants, as well as tips for researching the millions of JewishGen records, Holocaust records, and other European records from the 18th and 19th century for those of Jewish descent. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Imbolo Mbue: Live Reading & Conversation

Mar 24, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Growing up in Limbe, Cameroon, a seaside town with an oil refinery, Imbolo Mbue witnessed firsthand life under a dictatorship and was fascinated by the people who rose up against corporate greed and systems of injustice. READ MORE
Entertainment,
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Virtual Birding with Bob Mulvihill

Mar 24, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Birding and birdwatching have exploded in popularity, and National Aviary Ornithologist Bob Mulvihill is here to share his decades of experience to help new and seasoned birders alike sharpen their skills and experience birds in a new way. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Lit Fridays with Nona Faustine

Mar 26, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lit Fridays is a literary-focused, virtual salon presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, featuring conversations and guest performances on the last Friday of each month at 6:00p EST via Facebook Live and Zoom Webinar. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Irish Genealogy Workshop

Mar 30, 2021 | 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Irish genealogy experts Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation in Belfast are back (virtually!) for the seventh annual Irish Genealogy Workshop. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Nejma Nefertiti’s Valley of the Queens: Artist Exhibit

Mar 30, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In honor of International Women’s Month, Brooklyn-based Hip Hop artist Nejma Nefertiti has curated Valley of the Queens: Artist Exhibition READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music,
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Playing Together with the Pittsburgh Symphony

Feb 8, 2021 - Mar 9, 2021
Join the Pittsburgh Symphony for free online concerts that introduce students to the orchestra and nurture a love of music! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music,
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Schooltime: Bunheads

Feb 16, 2021 - Mar 17, 2021
Join the Pittsburgh Symphony for free online concerts that introduce students to the orchestra and nurture a love of music! READ MORE
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Film & Movies,
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Two of Us

Mar 1, 2021 - Mar 31, 2021
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is excited to open the Harris Theater @ Home, a virtual cinema. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Crock of Gold

Mar 1, 2021 - Mar 31, 2021
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust excited to open the Harris Theater @ Home, a virtual cinema accessible through this website. READ MORE
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Film & Movies,
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Stand Down Soldier

Mar 1, 2021 - Mar 31, 2021
he Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is excited to open the Harris Theater @ Home, a virtual cinema.  READ MORE
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Community,
Music,
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Pre-Professional Dance with Point Park University

Feb 8, 2021 - Apr 17, 2021
The Department of Community and Summer Education at Point Park University offers non-credit, pre-professional dance classes. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Film & Movies,
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Front Row: The PSO Virtual Experience

Dec 18, 2020 - May 11, 2021
Tapestry of Light - A Holiday Celebration Recorded live at Heinz Hall and Manchester Craftsmen's Guild READ MORE
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Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Monday Night Magic: Live Online

Jan 11, 2021 - Mar 29, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Experience the wit and wonderment of New York’s longest-running Off-Broadway magic show, Monday Night Magic, as its stars bring their unique brand of amazement right into your home – or wherever you happen to be! READ MORE
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Aviary After School

Mar 1, 2021 - Mar 31, 2021
This unique, weekly, virtual learning program, geared towards ages 6-12, allows young nature lovers to learn about the wonderful world of birds while making supervised personal connections with other kids online! READ MORE

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