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Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies

May 30, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Outdoor

Arcade Comedy at the Oasis

May 30, 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,
Online & Virtual Events

“The ABCs of DNA” with Jarrett Ross

May 30, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Genetic genealogy has become a major component of genealogical research, confirming hundreds of years of documentation and breaking down brick walls. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies

May 29, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 9:00 am
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Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies

May 28, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Community,
Entertainment

The Final Pour at The Carlton

May 27, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Carlton will host a blowout wine sale and tasting event on Thursday, May 27 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. – The Final Pour. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs

May 27, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

SOUS LA PEAU Film Screening Presented by ReelQ

May 26, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join City of Asylum for the regional premier and unreleased screening of “SOUS LA PEAU” a film by Robin Harsch hosted by ReelQ. This program includes an exclusive interview with the director and some of the documentary’s subjects. READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

NEXTransit Projects and Programs: Did we get it right?

May 25, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
NEXTransit is the 25-year plan for Port Authority of Allegheny County. Join us online to learn about the draft priorities list and let us know; did we get it right? READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

NEXTransit Projects and Programs: Did we get it right?

May 24, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
NEXTransit is the 25-year plan for Port Authority of Allegheny County. Join us online to learn about the draft priorities list and let us know; did we get it right? READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

NEXTransit Projects and Programs: Did we get it right?

May 24, 2021 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
NEXTransit is the 25-year plan for Port Authority of Allegheny County. Join us online to learn about the draft priorities list and let us know; did we get it right? READ MORE
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Celebrate 143 Day (or "I Love You" Day) with Jasmine Cho and special guests

May 23, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
On 143 Day, join cookie activist Jasmine Cho and make a heart-shaped linzer cookie! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Outdoor

Arcade Comedy at the Oasis

May 23, 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,
Online & Virtual Events

Foundations of Eastern European Genealogy

May 23, 2021 | 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Join genealogy experts for the History Center’s first virtual Eastern European Genealogy workshop. 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,
Community,
Outdoor,
Tours

Antique Skyscrapers: Rooftops and Views

May 22, 2021 - Jul 18, 2021 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
See the city from up high! Ascend four historic Downtown skyscrapers for spectacular Pittsburgh panoramas. Learn the surprising stories behind these and many other multi-stories of yesteryear. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

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

May 22, 2021 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
More than 250 bird species have been spotted at Presque Isle State Park in Pennsylvania at the peak of spring migration, when millions of songbirds make their annual trip south. READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Advice to my Future Self: The Journey of Women of Color in the Workforce

May 20, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A discussion about the disproportionate economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic on women of color and the pre-existing factors that are driving the disparity. READ MORE
Tours

Lecture: Opening Up: Beyond the Porch

May 20, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The story of the public realm is not just of streets and sidewalks and parks. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

LitFest: Olga Tokarczuk & Jennifer Croft

May 20, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nobel Prize winning author Olga Tokarczuk joins us from Poland to discuss her award winning book Flights as well as her forthcoming “magnum opus” The Book of Jacob. READ MORE
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Public PlayTime Presents: Black Ballerina

May 20, 2021
Public PlayTime's benefit series, Classics N'at, is now available for as little as a $10 donation. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Virtual Computer Basics: iPhone Basics

May 19, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Learn some of the basics you will need to know to make the most out of your device. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

LitFest: Viet Thanh Nguyen

May 19, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Vietnamese-American novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen joins us live to discuss The Committed, his much-anticipated sequel to his Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Sympathizer. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Outdoor

Open Air: A Series in Celebration of the Performing Arts

May 18, 2021 - May 31, 2021
After a year of darkened theaters, Pittsburgh’s performing artists are stepping out into the open air. READ MORE
Tours

History, Design, and Architecture of Heinz Memorial Chapel

May 18, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Heinz Memorial Chapel is one of the iconic landmarks on the grounds of the University of Pittsburgh campus in Oakland. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

LitFest: Mieko Kawakami with Translators Sam Bett & David Boyd

May 18, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mixing wry humor and riveting emotional depth, Mieko Kawakami is one of Japan’s most important and best-selling contemporary writers. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events,
Tours

Dandy Andy: Warhol’s Queer History Virtual Tour

May 18, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join the educators at The Warhol for an exploration of Warhol’s unique place in LGBTQ+ history in this virtual adaptation of one of our signature tours. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

LitFest: Language Politics in Translation

May 17, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How does the publishing industry dictate what languages are furthered and which are forgotten? READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Outdoor

Arcade Comedy at the Oasis

May 16, 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
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. San Francisco Giants

May 16, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Entertainment,
Outdoor

Oasis: Improv at the Oasis

May 16, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Put your camel to bed! It’s Improv at the Oasis a showcase of three wildly different improv troupes creating an evening of comedy inspired by you. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

LitFest: Scholastique Mukasonga

May 16, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 am
Rwandan author Scholastique Mukasonga discusses her collection of autobiographical stories, which summon phantom memories of a glorious Rwanda and radiate the fierce ache of the survivor of an obliterating history. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

LitFest: Ilan Stavans

May 16, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
For twenty years, Ilan Stavans has been translating poetry from Spanish, Yiddish, Hebrew, French, Portuguese, Russian, German, Georgian, and other languages. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

LitFest: Publishing in Pittsburgh. ‘Katabasis’ & Eulalia Books

May 16, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Eulalia Books is a Pittsburgh-based independent publisher of literary translations. READ MORE
Convention,
Family

Pittsburgh RV Show

May 15, 2021 - May 23, 2021
The 2021 Pittsburgh RV Show at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, May 15 - 23. See a wide variety of all types of RVs in person along with RV related products and services. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

African American Genealogy Workshop

May 15, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
How do genealogists locate family members who were involved in some of the most tragic and traumatic attacks upon Black communities in America? READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Youth Writer’s Camp

May 15, 2021 | 11:00 am - 1:00 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

LitFest: Representation & Translation

May 14, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Literary translation catapulted to the international stage because of the recent controversy surrounding the hiring, backlash, and firing of the Danish translator for US inaugural poet Amanda Gorman READ MORE
Tours

Virtual Tour: Market Square and Point Park University

May 13, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
In observance of Preservation Month, join Tracy Myers and Sarah Greenwald co-directors of education, on a virtual tour of the preservation efforts that helped revitalize the Market Square area and Point Park University campus over the last fifteen years. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Unhoarding Our Stories: Black Women Talking Art

May 13, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Co-hosted by the ARThouse and the August Wilson Center, this event will feature appetizers, drinks, and a live panel. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

LitFest: El.Ella.Elle. Translation, Pronouns, & Inclusion in Argentina

May 13, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Can translation be a tool for equal rights and inclusion? READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds

May 12, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Hop into History: Get the Scoop on Alfred Cralle

May 12, 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,
Online & Virtual Events

LitFest: We Crossed the River

May 12, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A multi-media concert, WE CROSSED THE RIVER examines detention camps at the US/Mexico border through raw testimonios of child detainees. READ MORE
Family

MOTHER’S DAY DINNER

May 9, 2021
Come aboard the classic Gateway Clipper Riverboat for a  Mother’s Day cruise and let all the special ladies in your life know how important they truly are! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Virtual Workshop for Early Learners: Julia’s Flowers

May 8, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
From Warhol’s illustrations in the 1950s to his iconic silkscreen prints in the 1960s and beyond, images of flowers are prominent in The Warhol’s collection. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Gateway Clipper Sunset Dinner

May 7, 2021
The weekend is the time to relax, unwind, and have fun!  Sailing Friday Evenings, this cruise features the fabulous sunset dinner buffet with delicious hometown favorites, music, and the beautiful sights as the sun sets on the Three Rivers READ MORE
Entertainment

Drag Brunch with Kiki Kawaii and friends

May 6, 2021 | 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Join The Warren Bar and Burrow for a Drag Brunch. Your hostess for the afternoon will be Kiki Kawaii with her guests Akasha Van Cartier, Victoria Van Cartier and more. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

National Aviary Virtual Speaker Series

May 6, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Audubon Bird Mural Project is an impressive effort to create murals of over 300 North American birds. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

SOUNDTRACK ’63 Presented by Kente Arts Alliance

May 5, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Soundtrack ’63 is a live, music and multimedia retrospective of the Black experience in America. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

All Pittsburghers are Poets: Youth to the Front

May 4, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
All Pittsburghers are Poets: Youth to the Front is a live, virtual poetry showcase featuring teen writers presented by City of Asylum in collaboration with Write Pittsburgh. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Creative Course Club

May 3, 2021 - May 31, 2021
Learn something new! Join The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh every Monday to discover a new activity on YouTube @clpvideo as well as  Twitter, Facebook and Instagram stories for DIYing, making, cooking, home hacks, and retro to modern crafts. READ MORE
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Harris Theater @ Home: Collective

May 3, 2021 - May 31, 2021
After an explosive fire claims the lives of 27 people at Bucharest nightclub, Colectiv, officials reassure the public that surviving victims will receive care in facilities that are “better than in Germany.” READ MORE
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Harris Theater @ Home: The Woman Who Left

May 3, 2021 - May 31, 2021
Winner of the Golden Lion at the 2016 Venice Film Festival, Filipino filmmaker Lav Diaz’s epic story of revenge deferred functions as a tale of urban theater and class warfare READ MORE
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Harris Theater @ Home: KUSAMA:INFINITY

May 3, 2021 - May 31, 2021
ow the top-selling female artist in the world, Yayoi Kusama overcame impossible odds to bring her radical artistic vision to the world stage. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Outdoor

Arcade Comedy at the Oasis

May 2, 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
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals

May 2, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Shopping

Beauty in Bloom

May 2, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Join 306 Forbes Boutique for a little essential me time. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Outdoor

Oasis: Knights of the Arcade

May 2, 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
Online & Virtual Events,
Sports + Recreation

DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend of Events

May 1, 2021 - May 2, 2021 | 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
You can run the 2021 DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon virtually. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events,
Shopping

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
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs

May 25, 2021 - May 26, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. San Francisco Giants

May 13, 2021 - May 15, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds

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

EQT CHILDREN’S THEATER FESTIVAL @ HOME

May 1, 2021 - May 16, 2021
The upcoming EQT Children’s Theater Festival @ Home will run May 1-16, 2021 featuring access to full-length performance streams, workshops with artists, a Frog Stop Scavenger Hunt, and more from local and international artists and organizations. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Apr 30, 2021 - May 1, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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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
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,
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
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Outdoor,
Tours

Allegheny Commons Public Art Tour

May 22, 2021 - May 29, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh and Morton Brown, a local public art aficionado, for this one-of-a-kind tour of Pittsburgh's most striking City parks - Allegheny Commons. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Gateway Clipper Sunset Dinner

May 21, 2021 - May 28, 2021
The weekend is the time to relax, unwind, and have fun!  Sailing Friday Evenings, this cruise features the fabulous sunset dinner buffet with delicious hometown favorites, music, and the beautiful sights as the sun sets on the Three Rivers READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Navigating Information Fatigue: Social Media Two-Part Series

May 13, 2021 - May 20, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The COVID-19 pandemic has further increased our reliance on social media and the Internet for information. READ MORE
Market Square,
Outdoor

Market Square Farmers Market

May 13, 2021 - Oct 28, 2021 | 10:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Presented by Green Mountain Energy, the rain-or-shine market offers regionally-grown produce, organic products, and small-batch foods from a variety of vendors each week, serving Downtown’s workers, residents, visitors, and more.  READ MORE
Market Square,
Shopping,
Sports + Recreation

Yoga in the Square

May 2, 2021 - Oct 13, 2021
Pittsburgh’s favorite public yoga series brings some of the city’s best instructors into Downtown for two weekly classes held in the middle of picturesque Market Square. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Tours

THREE RIVERS SIGHTSEEING CRUISE

May 1, 2021 - May 30, 2021
The only way to see the City and truly learn about her past, present, and future is aboard one of the Pittsburgh river cruises. READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

Black & Ghost Tour

May 1, 2021 - Sep 6, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 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
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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