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125th Anniversary Celebration

Feb 27, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The 125th Anniversary Celebration Digital Premiere will showcase the 125 year history of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Lit Fridays with Ming Smith

Feb 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

I, Too, Am America: The Music of William Grant Still and Florence Price

Feb 26, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join the Pittsburgh Opera for a free concert exploring the music of William Grant Still and Florence Price, featuring Pittsburgh Opera Head of Music Glenn Lewis, piano and Yazid Gray, baritone. READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

NEXTransit Meeting #11 - What Investments are Most Important?

Feb 25, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Port Authority of Allegheny County is developing its 25-Year Plan and THEY NEED YOUR INPUT! READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

NEXTransit Meeting #10 - What Investments are Most Important?

Feb 25, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Port Authority of Allegheny County is developing its 25-Year Plan and THEY NEED YOUR INPUT! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Yoko Suzuki presents "The Music of Geri Allen"

Feb 25, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Audience favorite Yoko Suzuki is back for a concert showcasing “The Music of Geri Allen” live from Alphabet City. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Pittsburgh and the Civil Rights Movement

Feb 25, 2021
Join the History Center’s educators to discuss important moments in African American history in Western Pennsylvania. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

In Conversation: Where are the Black Makers, Artists, and Designers?

Feb 25, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Conclude Black History Month with a discussion on representation in design and the national maker community. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Tiny Talk: Living Room Editions featuring Candace Opper

Feb 25, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tiny Talk: Living Room Editions are back, and we're thrilled to have Candace Opper as our first guest for the season! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Early Literacy, Libraries and You – Race, Reading and Young Children

Feb 25, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Program Director of the P.R.I.D.E. Program Dr. Aisha White will share research around positive racial identity development. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Turning Points: An Inclusive Practice for Cultural Heritage

Feb 25, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The University Art Gallery at the University of Pittsburgh is proud to present the inaugural edition of Turning Points: Museum Practice Now, a conversation series about urgent issues in museum practice today. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Public Town Hall: Seeing Shakespeare Through Brown Eyes

Feb 25, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
When Shakespeare wrote and produced plays like "Romeo and Juliet," "Hamlet," and "Julius Caesar," he took well-known, beloved myths and stories and reimagined them to entertain and inspire his contemporary artists and audiences READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Riverlife’s “Completing the Loop” Virtual Public Meeting

Feb 25, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
LEARN ABOUT THE VISION FOR LINKING AND ENHANCING 15 MILES AND 1,055 ACRES OF PITTSBURGH’S RIVERFRONTS. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events,
Tours

Live Virtual Architecture Tour: Upper Penn-Liberty

Feb 24, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
There is much to admire on this tour of the compact area bounded by Penn and Liberty Avenues and Ninth and Tenth Streets in Downtown, where commerce and rail transportation merged in the late 19th century. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Panel Discussion: Spring Migration and the Safety of Our Local Birds

Feb 24, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We all look forward to seeing the first robins of spring, but the migration season that brings birds back to our region also holds dangers for the birds, including preventable collision accidents with glass windows and buildings. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Shakespeare Contest Showcase of Finalists

Feb 22, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pittsburgh Public Theater is proud to launch this year's Shakespeare Monologue & Scene Contest ONLINE for the first time in the organization's history. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Off Minor Jazz Series: Greetings to Saud, Celebrating McCoy Tyner

Feb 21, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Off-Minor Jazz series are thematic concerts performed at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

“Jewish Genealogy in the Germanies” with Roger Lustig

Feb 21, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Germany where your Jewish ancestors lived is not the Germany of today. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

The Latchkey Kids: Reality Still Bites

Feb 20, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An online show presented or produced by Arcade Comedy Theater! READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Valentine Tardy Ya Jagoff Party

Feb 20, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join the YaJagoff! Podcast, KDKA 'Hey Ray' duo Ray & Elizabeth, Y108's Kristen & Maria, & Pennsylvania Lieutenant Gov. John Fetterman & Second Lady Gisele Fetterman as they compete for charities of choice in a PGH celeb game show, jagoff style! READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

An American Roast

Feb 19, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A roast game show where we poke some fun at our nation’s history! Produced by Brittany Alexis, featuring Deric Brown, Miles Miller, Christina McNeese and more. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Youth Writer’s Camp Kick-off Session

Feb 18, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The August Wilson African American Cultural Center is excited to bring back our 4th Annual Youth Writers Camp! READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events,
Tours

America’s Best Antique Skyscrapers

Feb 18, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pittsburgh writer and skyscraper tour guide Mark Houser spent two years traveling the country for his new book, MultiStories, seeking out the most beautiful turn-of-the-century office towers. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

"In the Shadow of the Mic" showcase presented by Bridge & Tunnel Books

Feb 18, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bridge & Tunnel Books and City of Asylum are proud to present In the Shadow of the Mic Showcase! READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Western Pennsylvania and the Great Migration

Feb 18, 2021
Join the History Center’s educators to discuss important moments in African American history in Western Pennsylvania. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

School Days: Live Read

Feb 18, 2021
An ensemble cast of local actors presents a staged reading homage mash-up about the Black college experience. Inspired by "Dear White People", "A Different World," and "Grown-ish." READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Black Boy Joy Night: Live Read

Feb 18, 2021
Arcade Comedy Theater is celebrating Black History Month with its newly updated mission statement in mind: inspiring joy and nurturing community-building by connecting artists and audiences with the dynamic art form of comedy READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

'The Many Lives of Kojin' film screening presented by ReelQ

Feb 17, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for the regional premier and unreleased screening of “The Many Lives of Kojin” hosted by ReelQ. This program includes an exclusive interview with director Diako Yazdani. READ MORE
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

From Slavery to Freedom Film Series - "Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek"

Feb 17, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The From Slavery to Freedom Film Series, in partnership with the Frick Environmental Center of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, examines themes from the History Center’s award-winning exhibition through the presentation of film screenings throughout the year. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Black Bottom Film Festival presents Mr. Soul!

Feb 15, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Indie Lens Pop-Up, presented by ITVS, Independent Lens, and Black Bottom Film Festival will present Mr. SOUL! READ MORE

Songs from the Heart: A Valentine from Pittsburgh Opera

Feb 14, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Join the Pittsburgh Opera virtually for "Songs from the Heart," a special Valentine’s Day serenade designed to spread love and good cheer. READ MORE
Nightlife,
Tours

Valentine's Day Dinner with the Gateway Clipper

Feb 14, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Celebrate aboard a romantic Pittsburgh dining tour READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Shopping

Virtual Workshop for Early Learners: Love Potion Soup

Feb 13, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Join The Andy Warhol Museum educators for a series of Virtual Workshops for early learners, ages 3–6. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Virtual Workshop for Early Learners: Love Potion Soup

Feb 13, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Join the Andy Warhol educators for a series of Virtual Workshops for early learners, ages 3–6. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Love Birds Virtual Trivia with Wigle Whiskey

Feb 13, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day weekend during a National Aviary trivia night exploring the world of bird courtship! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Pittsburgh’s Black Art Scene: Past, Present & Future

Feb 12, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In honor of Black History Month, the August Wilson African American Cultural Center is proud to present, Pittsburgh’s Black Art Scene: Past, Present & Future. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Seizing the Moment: Teaching Race and Racism Today with Dr. Hasan Jeffries

Feb 12, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join Dr. Hasan Jeffries, editor of Understanding and Teaching the Civil Rights Movement, a collection of essays by leading civil rights scholars and teachers that explores how to teach civil rights history. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

7th Annual Black History Month Lecture – (Re)Making History: Memory, Mythmaking, and the Civil Rights Movement

Feb 12, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Join Dr. Hasan Jeffries for a lecture that will explore the ways popular misconceptions about the civil rights movement remake history, altering everything from the African American freedom struggle’s leadership, goals, tactics, and guiding philosophies, to the depth and breadth of the white opposition, including the form and function of racial terror. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Live from the BBQ

Feb 12, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The popular Arcade stand-up show returns for an online storytelling comedy installment. Join comedian/producer Miles Miller along with special guests as they share true stories. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Martin Delany and Pittsburgh Abolitionists

Feb 11, 2021
Join the History Center’s educators to discuss important moments in African American history in Western Pennsylvania READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

The Bonds of Family and Legacy

Feb 11, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
In partnership with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, this program will explore the Black family, a topic of study in many disciplines, including history, literature, the visual arts, social policy, and the culture of the culinary arts. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Black Families: Live Read

Feb 11, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An ensemble cast of local actors presents a staged reading homage to classic Black sitcoms "Everybody Hates Chris" and "Black-ish." READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Virtual Workshop: Assessing What to Fix on Your House

Feb 11, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation for a discussion on springtime maintenance checks on old and historic houses. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

"George Barbour: Journalist" Screening and Discussion

Feb 11, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join the University of Pittsburgh for a screening of filmmaker Ken Love's documentary featuring a compilation of interviews with George Barbour talking about his career leading up to and including the seminal Selma-to-Montgomery March. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Hop into History: The Mighty Josh

Feb 10, 2021 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Early learners from ages 3 – 5 are invited to join us for an interactive online session exploring the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Establishing COVID-19 Safety Protocols for your Art Practice

Feb 9, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Being an artist in a pandemic means establishing new safety protocols for you and your collaborators. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

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

Feb 8, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join the National Aviary’s newest live online series; pick up a paint brush, and create your own masterpiece! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Playing Together

Feb 8, 2021 - Feb 9, 2021 | 10:00 am - 10:00 am
Join the Pittsburgh Symphony for free online concerts that introduce students to the orchestra and nurture a love of music! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Free Association Reading Series presented by City of Asylum

Feb 7, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
An intimate evening of live readings with exceptional Pittsburgh writers co-curated by Pat Hart and Marc Nieson of the Free Association Reading Series. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Arcade Improv Night: Zero Suit + Select Start

Feb 6, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An online show presented or produced by Arcade Comedy Theater! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music,
Online & Virtual Events

AW Studio Sessions: Gerald Veasley and Carol Riddick

Feb 4, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The new virtual series, AW Studio Sessions is an intimate music experience with the most talented musicians on the scene, LIVE in studio. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

"The Honest Struggle" SCREENING Presented by Pitt Jazz

Feb 4, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pitt Jazz presents a two day event on life after incarceration. READ MORE
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Charlie Garlick and the Underground Railroad

Feb 4, 2021
Join the History Center’s educators to discuss important moments in African American history in Western Pennsylvania. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Trailblazing Women in Journalism: The Legacy of Nellie Bly

Feb 4, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join the Heinz History Center for a celebration of the 130th Anniversary of the Women’s Press Club of Pittsburgh with a program featuring the accomplishments of pioneering journalist Nellie Bly. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Black Girl Magic: Live Read

Feb 4, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An ensemble cast of local actors presents a staged reading homage to classic Black sitcoms Living Single and Moesha. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Best of the Burgh Tour

Feb 2, 2021 - Feb 28, 2021 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Come join and explore the heart of Downtown by foot! READ MORE
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Far Away

Feb 19, 2021 - Mar 7, 2021
Join Quantum Theatre for Far Away, an online show about Caryl Churchill’s surreal portrait of a descent into a hyper-partisan future we hope will never come to pass. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Public PlayTime Presents: Romeo N Juliet

Feb 18, 2021 - Feb 21, 2021
Pittsburgh Public Theater’s Resident Director Justin Emeka (Sweat, American Son) returns to the Public’s digital stage to share his robust retelling of literature’s most revered romance READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music,
Online & Virtual Events

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
Entertainment,
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Celebrate NASA’s Perseverance Rover with Carnegie Science Center

Feb 15, 2021 - Feb 18, 2021
NASA's Perseverance Rover is landing on Mars at 3:55 pm! Join the Buhl Planetarium team for a LIVE landing party as we follow NASA mission updates. Perseverance is set to land in Jezero Crater.  READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Music,
Online & Virtual Events

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,
Music,
Online & Virtual Events

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
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Beauty of the Burgh Tour

Feb 2, 2021 - Feb 28, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This tour is perfect if you are new to the city and you would like to see the most interesting spots of Pittsburgh. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Music,
Online & Virtual Events

Songs For A New Year

Jan 21, 2021 - Feb 18, 2021
Pittsburgh CLO has collaborated with five writing teams inviting them to write songs in celebration of the new year. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

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
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Aviary After School

Feb 4, 2021 - Feb 25, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Young Learners, ages 6-12, can tune in online for Aviary After School, a virtual program. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Black & Ghost Tour

Feb 2, 2021 - Feb 28, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Experience the spookiest of Pittsburgh’s Downtown! READ MORE
Entertainment,
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
Entertainment,
Family

Munchkin Mondays - Carnegie Science Center

Jan 4, 2021 - Feb 22, 2021 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bring your smallest scientists to Carnegie Science Center for Munchkin Mondays, featuring themed activities just for early learners ages 2–6! READ MORE

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