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Handmade Arcade Virtual Marketplace: Spring Edition

Apr 30, 2021 - May 2, 2021
This spring, shop handcrafted goods made by your neighbors! Handmade Arcade has handpicked over 60 of Allegheny County’s top makers and brought them together under one digital roof. Discover unique goods made by artists in your neighborhood. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Lit Fridays Poetry Reading

Apr 30, 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
Online & Virtual Events

HiringPittsburgh Virtual Hiring Fair

Apr 29, 2021 | 10:00 am - 2:00 am
The HiringPittsburgh Virtual Hiring Fair is open to all job seekers. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events,
Tours

Live Virtual Architecture Tour: Oakland

Apr 27, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Since 1889, when Mary Croghan Schenley donated 300 acres to the City of Pittsburgh to create a major park in Oakland, the neighborhood has become a great civic, cultural, medical, and educational center READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Outdoor

Arcade Comedy at the Oasis

Apr 25, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arcade Comedy Theater presents an outdoor, live comedy series in the heart of the Cultural District! Spend your Sunday nights enjoying in-person shows that are refreshing, fun, and safe. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Outdoor

Oasis: Level Up Stand-Up

Apr 25, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 am
Arcade Comedy Theater presents an outdoor, live comedy series in the heart of the Cultural District! Spend your Sunday nights enjoying in-person shows that are refreshing, fun, and safe. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Virtual Sensory Friendly Workshop: Pop Portraits

Apr 24, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Join The Warhol for a free virtual program designed specifically for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their caregivers READ MORE

Earth Day at the National Aviary

Apr 24, 2021 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Connect with nature in the National Aviary’s expansive habitats and learn how you can be a good steward of our planet. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Knights of the Arcade: Online Adventure

Apr 24, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Knights of the Arcade is a monthly RPG-based improv comedy show. Help Stone Cold the morally bankrupt dwarf, Abbott Costello the kung-fu monk, Jimmy the wormslaying rogue, Liz the sorceress, Fisticuffs the kangaroo fighter (murderer?), and Bardly Cooper the bard as they battle giant sloths, goblins, the evil Shrunta Klops, their own personal demons, and whatever the hell else our demented audience dreams up READ MORE
Community

AWCommunity Day

Apr 24, 2021 | 11:00 am - 3:00 am
This 2021 spring AWCommunity Day celebrates August Wilson’s 76th birthday in collaboration with August Wilson Society and Howard University. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Nebby Neighbors

Apr 23, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Get ready to peek over the fence and listen through the hedges, it’s time to join the borough of Nebby Neighbors! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

“Visioning the Future” Teen Writing Workshop

Apr 22, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join The Warhol and guest artists Ariana Brown and Alan Palaez Lopez in this virtual creative writing workshop where teens get the chance to write the worlds that they want to live in. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events,
Tours

Lecture: Virgil Cantini’s Public Art in Pittsburgh

Apr 22, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virgil Cantini was an artist and sculptor best known for creating large works of public art in Pittsburgh in the middle part of the 20th Century. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Lucky Draw: Online Improv Encounters

Apr 22, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Arcade Comedy Theater presents an online version of "Lucky Draw" a show filled with random improv encounters. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

The Latchkey Kids

Apr 20, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Our parents are going out of town on Saturday, February 20 and you know what that means: party at The Latchkey Kids’ house at 9! READ MORE
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Black Bottom Film Festival presents Philly DA

Apr 19, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In 2017, Philadelphia had one of the highest incarceration rates of any major city in the United States. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

"A World Beyond: Jewish Cemeteries in Turkey 1583-1990” with Dr. Minna Rozen

Apr 18, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A World Beyond: Jewish Cemeteries in Turkey 1583-1990 is an online database of more than 61,000 Jewish tombstones in Turkey, including photographs, transcriptions, and descriptions. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Outdoor

Arcade Comedy at the Oasis

Apr 18, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arcade Comedy Theater presents an outdoor, live comedy series in the heart of the Cultural District! Spend your Sunday nights enjoying in-person shows that are refreshing, fun, and safe. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Youth Writer’s Camp

Apr 17, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Youth Writers Camp curriculum addresses current events, including topics related to social justice, while at the same time keeping August Wilson’s literary legacy as a core objective. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Brushes & Birds Featuring Maria DeSimone Prascak Of Maria’s Ideas

Apr 17, 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
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Tours

CLP - Downtown Reopening Celebration: Timed-Entry Tours

Apr 17, 2021 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Marjorie Funfinger’s Masterpiece Mystery Games: The Best Baker Showdown

Apr 16, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An interactive zoom theater experience for you and your friends! READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

The Jon Irabagon Quartet Live from Alphabet City

Apr 15, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Jon Irabagon Quartet is a new group formed by musicians who have played together for over a decade. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Researching the History of Institutionalized People

Apr 15, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join scholars and archivists as they discuss the strengths and limitations of historical records from state-run institutions to reflect the personal stories of institutionalized people with disabilities in Pennsylvania. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. San Diego Padres

Apr 15, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Online & Virtual Events,
Tours

Live Virtual Architecture Tour: Grant Street

Apr 15, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
This tour covers the northern half of a street that the American Planning Association designated one of America’s Ten Great Streets in 2012. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Careers in Avian Medicine: Veterinary Careers Spotlight

Apr 13, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Learn what it takes to become a veterinarian from Dr. Pilar Fish, the National Aviary’s Senior Director of Zoological Advancement and Avian Medicine. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

What Is the Grass: Mark Doty Live Reading & Conversation

Apr 12, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In his new collection What Is the Grass, National Book Award–winning poet and best-selling memoirist Mark Doty effortlessly blending biography, criticism, and memoir, and explores his personal quest for Walt Whitman.  READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs

Apr 11, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Family

Brunch in the Garden at the National Aviary

Apr 11, 2021
Spend a relaxing Sunday in the elegant setting of The Garden Room, the National Aviary’s new event space, located at the rear of the National Aviary, offering beautiful views of the surrounding garden and park. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

House Team House Party

Apr 11, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Arcade hosts a monthly "Virtual House Team Night" — a chance for improvisers to hop online and play together under the guidance of guest coaches. And after each session, we bring together some of those coaches and players for a night of online improv! READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs

Apr 10, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Virtual Workshop for Early Learners: Happy Bug Day

Apr 10, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Join Warhol's educators for a series of Virtual Workshops for early learners, ages 3–6. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Sports + Recreation

60th Annual World of Wheels

Apr 9, 2021 - Apr 11, 2021
See more than 500 classic cars and hot rods, along with celebrity appearances and more as the World of Wheels returns to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Gina Apostol: Live Reading & Conversation

Apr 8, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Revealing glimpses of the Philippine Revolution and the Filipino writer Jose Rizal emerge despite the worst efforts of feuding academics in Apostol’s hilariously erudite novel, which won the Philippine National Book Award. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs (Home Opener)

Apr 8, 2021 | 1:30 pm - 5:00 am
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Community,
Market Square

Slider Vibes Soft Opening

Apr 8, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Slider Vibes in Market Square for their soft opening, featuring sliders, shakes, and more. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Virtual Speaker Series

Apr 8, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Capturing a stunning bird photo can be tricky. Whether you’re trying to photograph species that blend into their surroundings, those soaring through the air, or tiny birds you have to zoom in to see, different situations and locations pose different challenges. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Lucky Draw: Online Improv Encounters

Apr 8, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Arcade Comedy Theater presents an online version of "Lucky Draw" a show filled with random improv encounters. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Finding Home: Elizabeth Miki Brina & Nadia Owusu Live

Apr 5, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Two debut novelists read and discuss their newest memoirs: Elizabeth Miki Brina’s debut novel Speak, Okinawa beautifully combs a lifetime of memory, love, loss, the connections that bind us to one another, and is one of the most anticipated memoirs of 2021. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Quantum Theatre's "10 for 21"

Apr 5, 2021 - Apr 26, 2021
Take a spring walk while being inspired and hearing stories from 10 actors in this all-new experiential production. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Jazz on a Summer's Day

Apr 5, 2021 - Apr 30, 2021
Harris Theater @ Home, a virtual cinema with a variety of films showing monthly. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Arcade Improv Night

Apr 3, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join Arcade improv teams Select Start, Zero Suit, and special guests Logan Chesterfield for an evening of online comedy to brighten your week! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Eggstravaganza

Apr 2, 2021 - Apr 3, 2021 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Egg-citing News! Eggstravaganza at the National Aviary. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Pittsburgh Humanities Festival @ Home

Apr 1, 2021 - Apr 28, 2021
Join the conversation this spring, wherever you are, as Pittsburgh Humanities Festival @ Home presented by Citizens Bank hosts “smart talk about stuff that matters.” READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds

May 10, 2021 - Apr 11, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Apr 30, 2021 - May 1, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Kansas City Royals

Apr 27, 2021 - Apr 28, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Celebrating Earth Week

Apr 21, 2021 - Apr 25, 2021
Blast off to space for a unique orbital view of our own beautiful blue marble – planet Earth! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Sensory Friendly Days

Apr 18, 2021 - Apr 19, 2021 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, the Heinz History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum will host its first-ever Sensory Friendly Days, presented by DICK’s Sporting Goods, on Sunday, April 18 and Monday, April 19. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. San Diego Padres

Apr 12, 2021 - Apr 14, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
READ MORE
Entertainment,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings The Band

Apr 5, 2021 - Apr 30, 2021
Harris Theater @ Home, a virtual cinema with a variety of films showing monthly. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

2021 Oscar Nominated Short Films

Apr 2, 2021 - Apr 25, 2021
Harris Theater @ Home, a virtual cinema with a variety of films showing monthly. READ MORE
Tours

Best of the Burgh Tour

Apr 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
Walk by and into must-see cultural and historical landmarks as well as iconic buildings! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Dixie's Happy Hour

Apr 1, 2021 - Apr 24, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Right now, the world needs a drinking buddy, and there’s no one more qualified for the job than Alabama’s favorite daughter, Dixie Longate READ MORE
Tours

Beauty of the Burgh Tour

Mar 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
This tour is perfect if you are new to the city and you would like to see the most interesting spots of Pittsburgh. But if you know the Burgh already, we promise you that you will still find out unknown historical facts! 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,
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
Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation

Black & Ghost Tour

Apr 22, 2021 - Apr 30, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Experience the spookiest of Pittsburgh’s Downtown! Get to see outstanding historic landmarks (often beautifully lit up in the darker and colder months) during the quiet evening hours and learn about their history and which spirits lurk in them. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Aviary After School

Apr 8, 2021 - Apr 15, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Pittsburgh Humanities Festival @ Home

Apr 7, 2021 - Apr 28, 2021
Join the conversation this spring, wherever you are, as Pittsburgh Humanities Festival @ Home presented by Citizens Bank hosts “smart talk about stuff that matters. READ MORE
Family

Brunch in the Garden at the National Aviary

Apr 4, 2021 - Apr 11, 2021
Spend a relaxing Sunday in the elegant setting of The Garden Room, the National Aviary’s new event space, located at the rear of the National Aviary, offering beautiful views of the surrounding garden and park READ MORE
Community,
Outdoor,
Shopping

Car Bazaar: Parking Garage Flea Market

Apr 3, 2021 - Apr 24, 2021 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taking over multiple floors of a parking garage, this socially-distanced market is open to makers, artists, retailers, and sellers offering vintage, second-hand, or recycled items, all selling goods from their car’s “boot” or trunk. Stroll and browse in a festive atmosphere with live music along with hot food and craft cocktails provided by Downtown restaurant partners. READ MORE
Music,
Online & Virtual Events

The Vinyl Report

Apr 1, 2021 - Apr 29, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Every Thursday during Jazz Appreciation Month, drummer Thomas Wendt will play and discuss some of his favorite Jazz albums. This READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Good Fridays at The Warhol

Apr 1, 2021 - Jul 30, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Enjoy half-priced admission every Friday after 5 p.m. at the Andy Warhol Museum READ MORE

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