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Community,
Festival

Pittsburgh Wine & Spirits Festival

May 31, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Savor the Season's Finest READ MORE
Community,
Music

Nick Staples Presents Pride on the Shore 2024

May 31, 2024 | 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Featuring Natasha Bedingfield, Keke Palmer, DJ Kitty Glitter, and DJ Hannah Rad READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Free event

Furry Friends: Juried Visual Art Exhibition 2024

May 31, 2024 - Aug 11, 2024
Furry Friends, the 2024 edition of the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival’s annual Juried Visual Art Exhibition will celebrate the diverse ways in which animals enrich our lives, challenge our perspectives, and inspire our creativity. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Free event,
Online & Virtual Events

Lit Friday: Airea D. Matthews

May 31, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Airea D. Matthews joins LIT Friday to discuss Bread and Circus. READ MORE
Community,
Workshops & Classes

Sci-Fi Writers and Readers Club - in Space!

May 30, 2024 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Readers: Bring a book, grab one from our library of Sci-Fi classics, and enjoy some Space. Writers: Write your next piece on a star ship! READ MORE
Arts + Culture

TRUTHSayers: Isabel Wilkerson

May 30, 2024 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TRUTHSayers Speaker Series features Isabel Wilkerson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Humanities Medal. READ MORE
Free event,
Music

Alton Merrell

May 28, 2024 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dr. Alton Merrell is a world class pianist, composer, and educator based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. READ MORE
Music

Knocked Loose

May 28, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Featuring Show Me The Body, Loathe, and Speed READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

The Science Behind PIXAR

May 25, 2024 - Jan 5, 2025
Step into the world of Pixar in this upcoming blockbuster exhibition with Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Mike and Sulley, Nemo and Dory, and all your favorite Pixar characters! READ MORE
Convention,
Sports + Recreation

East Coast Championships 2024

May 25, 2024 - May 27, 2024
Whether playing or spectating, the East Coast Volleyball Championship is a fun event to be a part of! READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

2024 East Coast Championships Recruiting Combine

May 24, 2024 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The 2024 East Coast Championships Recruiting Combine, in partnership with the East Coast Championships tournament, will be held on May 24th - Take advantage of this late club season recruiting opportunity! READ MORE
Music

Heart

May 23, 2024 | 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
With special guest Cheap Trick READ MORE
Free event,
Music

Deanna Witkowski

May 21, 2024 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Known for her adventurous, engaging music that heals the soul, pianist-composer-vocalist Deanna Witkowski moves with remarkable ease between Brazilian, jazz, classical, and sacred music. READ MORE
Music

The String Cheese Incident

May 21, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
READ MORE
Music

City and Colour - Spring 2024

May 20, 2024 | 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Matthew Morrison

May 20, 2024
Matthew Morrison is a versatile actor who is recognized for his work on-stage and on-screen. He has been nominated for Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Awards. READ MORE
Convention,
Workshops & Classes

National Association of State Treasurers-Nast Treasury Management Training Conference 2024

May 20, 2024 - May 23, 2024
The event is also open to private sector, non-governmental, and other nonprofit employees, with members of the press being welcome to attend. READ MORE
Community

10th Annual Hope Grows Victorian Tea

May 19, 2024 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This signature event raises funds and engages the community in conversation about the importance of mental health and emotional support…a true lifeline for family caregivers! READ MORE
Music

Greta Van Fleet

May 18, 2024 | 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Starcatcher World Tour READ MORE
Community,
Sports + Recreation

Irreverent Warriors Silkies Hike

May 18, 2024 | 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
We bring veterans together using humor and camaraderie to improve mental health and prevent Veteran suicide. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music

Disrupt: Postcards from Paris

May 18, 2024 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Your wanderlust is showing. Let Paris be your playground in an immersive night of music featuring Gershwin’s iconic An American in Paris. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Festival

Poli Pop

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
Poli and Pola don't want to go to sleep. The siblings start off playing with toys in their bedroom, competing against each other to be the leader of the room, but then their imagination takes them on a surreal dreamlike journey full of surprise and joy. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Festival

Frolic

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
Psst… have you heard? The bloom is back — it’s time to play! Frolic is meant to spark fun in a sensory-friendly space created for and with neurodivergent audiences ages 5 and up and their families. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Festival

Sunjata Kamalenya

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
Sunjata Kamalenya (translated: Sunjata for Youth) is a new completely interactive production by the Experiential Theater Company. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Festival

Finding North

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
Finding North is a one-man play drawn from historical research and oral histories that bring to the stage powerful stories of the yearning, sacrifices, and dreams of the African-American Underground Railroad hero John P. Parker, as well as contemporary American immigrants. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Festival

Waves, All That Glows Sees

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
To begin with, you follow a little pathway of shells and stones that goes around a big tent made of sheets. You can hear someone playing a harmonica. READ MORE
Convention

PYCON

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
The PyCon Annual Conference is the largest annual gathering of the open-source Python programming community. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Film & Movies

Leonardo! A Wonderful Show About A Terrible Monster

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
Leonardo is a terrible monster. He tries so hard to be scary, but he just… isn’t. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Cinderella with the PBT Orchestra

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
Get swept away by this entrancing rags to romance story, and fall in love with the classical choreography, magnificent costumes & sets and – of course – a fairy tale ending that’s just the perfect fit. READ MORE
Community

31st Annual History Makers Award Dinner

May 16, 2024 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Free event

Intermission: The Artful Happy Hour Series

May 16, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Drink. Dine. Dance. Decompress. READ MORE
Music

NF

May 15, 2024 | 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hope Tour READ MORE
Free event,
Music

Theron Brown

May 14, 2024 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A glimpse of gospel, jazz, and soul from the great legends inspires the sound of pianist Theron Brown’s music. But he plays to encourage and influence people through his talents. READ MORE
Music

Nothing More

May 12, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Featuring Veil of Maya and Sleep Theory READ MORE
Family

Mother's Day Brunch

May 12, 2024 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Celebrate Mother’s Day at the National Aviary! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Workshops & Classes

What is an Ally?

May 11, 2024 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
For Early Childhood and K12 Educators: Allies are key to ensuring a positive learning experience for children of all races, ethnicities, and nationalities. READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Mommy & Me Dance Party

May 11, 2024 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
For All Ages: Bring your boogie-shoes and best moves to celebrate all moms and mother-figures in this Mommy & Me Dance Party! READ MORE
Workshops & Classes

2024 "The Way Home" Homebuyers Workshop

May 11, 2024
Dollar Bank offers comprehensive workshops designed to provide valuable information about our financial services. READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Preschool Adventures - Incoming Landing!

May 11, 2024 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Build parachute landers and Mars rovers while learning the importance of engineering design and teamwork in space exploration. READ MORE
Music,
Outdoor

Social Distortion and Bad Religion

May 10, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music

Music of the Knights

May 10, 2024 - May 12, 2024
The Music of Webber, McCartney, and Elton John READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

MOMIX

May 10, 2024 - May 11, 2024
Known internationally for presenting work of exceptional inventiveness and physical beauty, MOMIX is a company of dancer-illusionists under the direction of Moses Pendleton. READ MORE
Convention

NAIOP Reception & Banquet 2024

May 9, 2024
READ MORE
Music,
Outdoor

Say Anything

May 8, 2024 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Featuring AJJ and Greet Death READ MORE
Community,
Workshops & Classes

Putting Your Family in Context: The History of Ukraine's Jews

May 8, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The historical background on an important corner of European Jewry. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Workshops & Classes

Creative Conversations - The Kite Runner

May 8, 2024 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Get the inside scoop on the PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh performances with Creative Conversations presented by the Trust Arts Education Department. READ MORE
Music

Glenn Miller Orchestra

May 8, 2024 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The World-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra brings timeless classics like In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Pennsylvania 6-5000, String of Pearls and Tuxedo Junction back to the stage. READ MORE
Free event,
Music

Frank Cunimondo Trio

May 7, 2024 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pittsburgh Jazz Legend, pianist, Frank Cunimondo continues to create new landscapes with his trio performing fresh versions of familiar standards. READ MORE
Music

The Decemberists: A Peacable Kingdom - 2024 Tour

May 7, 2024 | 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Featuring Ratboys READ MORE
Entertainment

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson

May 7, 2024 | 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
We Who Wrestle with God Tour READ MORE
Convention,
Workshops & Classes

Eastern Gas Compression Roundtable 2024

May 7, 2024 - May 8, 2024
EGCR is an event geared towards natural gas industry professionals and provides industry-specific training programs, interactive content with industry experts, and even more activities designed to satisfy all educational needs. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

The Kite Runner

May 7, 2024 - May 12, 2024
Based on Khaled Hosseini’s beloved, international best-selling novel, THE KITE RUNNER is a powerful new play adapted by Matthew Spangler that follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption. READ MORE
Music

The Ghost Inside Wash It Away Spring '24 Tour

May 6, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Featuring Paleface Swiss, Bleed From Within, and Great American Ghost READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events,
Workshops & Classes

"Why did our Jewish ancestors leave the Pale?"

May 5, 2024 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Everything you need to know about the heart of Eastern European Jewry. READ MORE
Music,
Outdoor

Chris Young

May 4, 2024 | 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Featuring Bryan Martin READ MORE
Holidays,
Nightlife

Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl

May 4, 2024 | 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Unleash the spirit of Cinco de Mayo at our Pub Pioneers Pub Crawl on May 4th! Sip, savor, and celebrate in style this Cinco de Mayo! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music

Music of Star Wars

May 4, 2024 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
May the 4th be with you! There’s no better time to celebrate the legendary music of John Williams than on the Star Wars fandom’s official holiday with your PSO. READ MORE
Community,
Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation

2024 DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

May 3, 2024 - May 5, 2024
Run For a Reason READ MORE
Convention,
Sports + Recreation

2024 Pittsburgh Health & Fitness Expo

May 3, 2024 - May 4, 2024
As part of the Pittsburgh Marathon, visit the GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health & Fitness Expo! The expo will feature running gear, fitness equipment, and the latest healthcare and lifestyle products. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music

The Temptations and The Four Tops

May 3, 2024 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
READ MORE
Community,
Family,
Free event,
Market Square,
Music

National Day of Prayer Gathering

May 2, 2024 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The National Day of Prayer is an annual day of observance designated by the United States Congress and held on the first Thursday of May, when people are asked "to turn to God in prayer and meditation". The president is required by law to sign a proclamation each year, encouraging all Americans to pray on this day. From Wikipedia. READ MORE
Entertainment

Tom Segura

May 2, 2024 | 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Come Together Tour READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music

London Film Music Orchestra: The Best of Hans Zimmer & Film Favourites Illuminated

May 2, 2024 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Experience cinema's most iconic music performed by The London Film Music Orchestra illuminated! READ MORE
Convention

2024 Cyburgh

May 1, 2024 | 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cyburgh is a forum for cybersecurity professionals to engage with and learn from peers, experts, and solution providers for learning, networking, and business development purposes. READ MORE
Music

Joanne Shaw Taylor

May 1, 2024 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join Joanne Shaw Taylor and her stellar band performing songs from her critically acclaimed studio album, Nobody's Fool, as well as songs from the upcoming new album. READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Preschool Adventures - Bubble Science

May 1, 2024 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Explore the ‘S’ in STEM (science) with amazing bubbles and bubble blowers. READ MORE
Convention

National Mitigation & Environmental Markets Conference

Apr 29, 2024 - May 2, 2024
The National Mitigation & Environmental Markets Conference gathers representatives activating in wetlands conservation and restoration, streams, carbon, water quality and other connected environmental markets. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Tours

A Woman's Place: How Women Shaped Pittsburgh

Mar 23, 2024 - Oct 6, 2024
From pioneering investigative journalism to leading their country to Olympic gold, Western Pennsylvania women have made an immeasurable impact in America, but too often, their stories have been overlooked. READ MORE
Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Beauty of the Burgh Tour

Jan 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
This tour is perfect if you are new to the city and you would like to see the most interesting spots of Pittsburgh. But if you know the Burgh already, we promise you that you will still find out unknown historical facts! READ MORE
Arts + Culture

A...My Name is Still Alice

May 17, 2024 - May 26, 2024
This critically-acclaimed musical-sketch revue conceived by Joan Micklin Silver and Julianne Boyd, first produced in 1992 is a sequel to the hit musical revue A…My Name Is Alice. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music

Once Upon a Time: The Sorcerer's Apprentice

May 31, 2024 - Jun 2, 2024
From notes to narratives READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

The Coffin Maker

May 29, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024
WORLD PREMIERE • THIS INSTANT CLASSIC IS TO DIE FOR READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music

Lady Day at Emerson's

May 17, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024
The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, given four months before her death. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music

Gershwin & Marsalis: American Mavericks

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
Two jazz legends meet one orchestra READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Spotlight on the 'Burgh

May 15, 2024 - Jun 2, 2024
Experience the very best Magic, mentalism and storytelling Pittsburgh has to offer in this special. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Witness for the Prosecution

May 3, 2024 - May 12, 2024
Be one of the jurors and experience the shocking testimony and impassioned outbursts from witnesses as a young man and his attorney fight to escape a final verdict READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Music

Schooltime: Meet the Orchestra

May 1, 2024 - May 8, 2024 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
How do instruments make sound? Explore how sound is created with Associate Conductor Moon Doh and the Pittsburgh Symphony! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music

The Passion of Mary Cardwell Dawson

Apr 27, 2024 - May 5, 2024
Pittsburgh’s unsung heroine who taught America to sing READ MORE
Workshops & Classes

Preschool Semester - Science of Food

Apr 18, 2024 - May 23, 2024 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Little scientists learn all about food- from its origins in nature to its transformation on our plates and its impact on the environment. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Free event

Wavy Wednesday: WHERE DID YOUR CHRIST COME FROM?

Apr 6, 2024 - Jun 2, 2024
WHERE DID YOUR CHRIST COME FROM, is the second solo exhibition of Pittsburgh-based artist, muralist, and activist, Kamara Townes, known professionally as Wavy Wednesday. READ MORE
Entertainment

Escape USS Requin!

Apr 5, 2024 - May 31, 2024 | 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
A B-25 Mitchell bomber crashed into the muddy Monongahela River while performing a routine training flight. Was it a simple mechanical error? Or was it something more sinister? Put your detective skills to the test in a brand-new experience. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Naathan Phan & Hayden Allcorn in History of Magic: Part 1

Apr 3, 2024 - May 12, 2024
5,000 years of magic. 2 multi-talented friends. 0 social life. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Nightlife,
Workshops & Classes

Latin Thursdays

Jan 25, 2024 - Jun 27, 2024 | 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Come out & enjoy the perfect mix of Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba & Zouk! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Mr. Messado's School of Magic for the Young and Young at Heart

Sep 3, 2023 - May 26, 2024
Join superstar magician Mr. Messado for his new astonishing play designed exclusively for Liberty Magic READ MORE

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