Thursday, April 30, 2015

TEDxPittsburgh - May 23

Although present day Pittsburgh is devoid of iron furnaces and steels mills, our reputation for hard work remains. We’ve replaced the relics of the industrial revolution with corporate headquarters, co-working spaces, art galleries and idea labs.

TEDxPittsburgh is Pittsburgh’s platform for showcasing the ideas and individuals that are redefining the Steel City. It’s not simply an event, it’s an experience created to inspire and inform our city and its people. Buy tickets and find out more.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Meet the Author: Pat DiCesare                          

Insider Stories From a Legendary Concert Promoter

For 36 years Pat DiCesare ruled the Pittsburgh concert scene. Virtually every major rock and pop act - from the Rolling Stones to Led Zeppelin to Bruce Springsteen - passed through Pittsburgh during these years to perform in concerts produced and promoted by Pat DiCesare.

Mr. DiCesare will speak, sell and sign copies of his book.                                           
Monday, May 4,  6 - 7:45 pm                                     
Location: Carnegie Library, Sq. Hill at 5801 Forbes Ave
Contact: Aisha at 412-422-9650 or use this link to find out more.
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

history lesson

If you’ve ever walked downtown and found yourself stopping to take in the beauty of the Omni William Penn Hotel or marveling at famed architect H.H. Richardson’s Romanesque Revival design for the Allegheny County Courthouse, then this tour is for you.
On Friday, May 1, the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation will offer a noontime, one-hour walking tour of the major historic buildings and modern skyscrapers along Grant Street.
The bevy of beautiful buildings on the tour includes the previously mentioned Allegheny County Courthouse and Omni William Penn Hotel, as well as the City-County Building, Frick Building and the Union Trust Building.
The tour is free, but advance reservations are appreciated. To reserve your spot, contact Mary Lu Denny at the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, 412/471-5808, ext. 527,
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Monday, April 27, 2015

The Moth - True Stories Told Live

The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. It is a celebration of both the raconteur, who breathes fire into true tales of ordinary life, and the storytelling novice, who has lived through something extraordinary and yearns to share it.

A limited number of pre-sale tickets will be available for $16 online one week before the show. The remaining tickets will be available for $8 tickets at the door.  This venue is 21+Find out more

Venue: The Rex Theater,   1602 E Carson Street
When: Tuesday, May 5;  7:00pm Doors/ 8:00pm Stories begin
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Friday, April 24, 2015

Opening Reception with the April 24th Gallery Crawl

Don't miss the interactive paper installation depicting abstracted, anatomical imagery. Featuring entirely handcut works by papercutting sculptor, Gianna Paniagua.

707 Penn Gallery

Read more, see more about Gianna and her work!

21+ Sci-Fi
Friday, April 24, 6 – 10 pm

Adults-only Sci-Fi spectacular for members! Watch Interstellar in the Science Stage, hang out with Stormtroopers, and snap a photo with a replica Ghosbusters car.
This is for all who have ever wanted to enjoy Carnegie Science Center without having to elbow 8-year-olds out of the way for a chance to compete against the Air Hockeybot or launch a rocket into the air. Live music, cash bars, snacks available for purchase, four floors of exhibits, lots of science fun, and no kids! Cost (in addition to paid-up membership) is $10 for tickets purchased by noon the day of the event; $15 at the door. Find out more

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

See how baseball bats are made

Did you know that baseball bats for Major League Baseball players are made in Pennsylvania?

After you've spent some time looking around the shop, ask the clerk for a free tour of the facility. Tours are given on demand, ensuring that you won't have to tour the facility with a large group. Find out more about BWP Bats and other not-so-well-known destinations nearby.

 Address: 80 Womeldorf Lane, Brookville  15825
Hours: Mon - Sat, 8am - 4pm

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Cost: Free

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

April Gallery Crawl

Art. Music. Dance. Architecture. Film. Networking. Fun. FREE!

Enjoy the free quarterly showcase of art and entertainment in the heart of the Cultural District. All events take place at a variety of galleries and spaces and are FREE and open to the public. The event is ongoing between 5:30 and 9:00 pm, and patrons may start at any location. Go to the link to find out more.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

“Scraping (Shaking and Striking) Out A Living”
Music 101 is a series of informal, educational lecture/performances presented by PSO musicians, conductors, composers and key staff. Lectures allow the public to spend lunchtime listening to an informal and stimulating talk by a musician.  
April 23, 2015, 12:30-1:30PM at Heinz Hall
Open to the public, no reservations needed | $2 admission/free to students and children. To reserve parking, call 412.566.4190 or visit at least 24 hours in advance

Desserts and beverages provided by the PSA
• Enjoy an $8.50 brown bag lunch from The Common Plea, or bring your own.
• Pre-ordered lunches available 11:15AM onwards.
• To order lunch or for additional information, call 412.361.3346 or email

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Monday, April 20, 2015

Youth Naturalist Institute


Join naturalists and other students exploring nature and conduct in-lab and outdoor investigations related to special topics in environmental science. The Expedition below is for Students grades 5–8. Find out more about other activities for all ages

Youth Naturalist Paleontology Expedition

Registration required by April 24

Expedition Paleontology! Saturday, May 2, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Go behind the scenes in Paleolab, and use a microscope to sort for fossil finds. Take a field excursion to Schenley Park and learn the tools of geology field work discovering real rocks and fossils that reveal Oakland’s ancient landscapes. Afternoon snack is provided; students must bring their own lunch.

Pricing and Registration
for Expedition Paleontology!
$55 (Members $40)
Contact Program Registration at 412.622.3288 or email Payment is due at time of registration.

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Keg Ride - April 25th

You've got to find out more about this strange photo, right? Read on...

On April 25th, East End Brewing will set off with a few kegs and hundreds of riders to a mystery destination to debut this year's Pedal Pale Ale. Find out more, especially about the registration.

All proceeds go to ACLD Tillotson School’s job training programs that serve kids with learning disabilities, just graduating from High School. By helping riders find their way to the destination with these kegs, you’re helping young people find their way in the world, and become fulfilled, contributing members of our community.

•Time: 9:30-10:30am sign-in, 11am departure, arrival at destination between 12 and 1pm
•Date: Saturday, April 25th, 2015
•Starting Point: East End Brewing Co. 147 Julius St. Pgh, Pa 15206
•Destination: You’ve gotta ride to find out!
•Return trip: You’re on your own.
•Distance: 6-10 miles
•Pace: Gentle, slow. Remember that part about people pulling a keg?
•Registration: Early Bird $20, Regular Registration $25.
•There is NO Day-of-Ride Registration.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Saturday Crafternoon

My weather app tells me it's going to be rainy on Saturday so think about an indoor activity.

This week, the gardening and local food-themed workshops continue with activities co-facilitated by the Kincaid Street Community Garden. You'll be building and painting birdhouses and making vegetarian bird suet! Join in for these fun, hands-on activities and learn about carpentry, art, local wildlife, and more. Find out more

Saturday Crafternoons promote hands-on learning and community engagement. Workshops are free, drop-in events. Weekly attendance isn’t required, but it’s encouraged!

WHO: Youth, Grades 1-8
WHEN: Every Saturday from 1pm – 4pm, January – June 2015
WHERE: 5125 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224 (in Garfield)
WHAT: Hands-on activities, snacks

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

JFilm Festival

The Festival opens tomorrow presenting independent films from around the world to deepen both Jewish and general audiences’ understanding of Jewish culture, tolerance, and our common humanity.

A broad range of programming is designed to reach people of all races, religions, ages and abilities, and emphasis is placed on collaboration with other organizations. Find out more

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 Spiritual Songs from Around the World


April 21 - Enjoy the last concert of the season

The theme for this event will be Spiritual Songs from Around the World.  Audience members are encouraged to bring their friends and bring a lunch. 
The performance is free but you must reserve your ticket. Call  412-281-0912 to reserve. For more info

Director Manfred Honeck will introduce the program at this one-hour concert in the George R. White Opera Studio at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters (2425 Liberty Ave | Pittsburgh, PA | 15222)
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Upcoming OLLI Open Houses

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Pittsburgh is a membership-based community of adults, age 50 and better, who are passionate about learning. No tests, no grades, and no degree requirements make the classes the perfect environment for exploring new topics with other interested adults. Membership costs $125 per session/$225 per year for as many classes as you can fit in your calendar. 

Wednesday, April 15 at 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, April 29 at 5-6:30 p.m.

Both Open Houses will take place at 1400 Posvar Hall, 230 South Bouquet Street.  RSVP by email or call 412-624-7308.

You can also go to the link to register or to Find out more about classes.

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Quantum Theatre - All the Names

World Premiere of José Saramago's beautiful story, about Senhor José, a clerk in the Central Registry of an unnamed city, obsessed with collecting and on a journey to find a mysterious woman who has slipped through the cracks of the Kafka-esque categorization.

Find out more about Quantum Theatre and current performances

Location: The Original Carnegie Free Library of Allegheny, Pittsburgh Northside
Regular schedule: Wednesdays-Sundays at 8pm; 
Prices: Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday: $38,  Saturday: $46
Call 412-362-1713 for discounts for students, TIX for Teachers, WYEP, Global Pittsburgh, and GPAC are eligible for discounts.

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Friday, April 10, 2015

Kids Comedy Show

The Penny Arcade Comedy group offers a unique show created on the spot using your ideas!  Before the show, the audience participates in “collaboration stations” to help generate ideas. And after every show there is an option to meet the cast and possibly play a few improv games!

When: Saturday, April 11 at 1pm
Where: Arcade Comedy Theater, 811 Liberty Ave
Cost: $5 - $10

Find out more

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Try a Different Dog Walk

Would both you and your dog would appreciate a different walk?

The Frick Park Off Leash Exercise Area at Nicholson St and Beechwood Blvd is just one of the nearby Off-Leash Parks. Follow the link to find out about other exercise areas for you and your pet.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015


Ryoji Ikeda has gained a reputation as one of the few international artists working convincingly across both visual and sonic media. He elaborately orchestrates sound, visuals, materials, physical phenomena and mathematical notions into immersive live performances and installations.

Currently, Ikeda is working on cyclo, a collaborative project with Carsten Nicolai.

Tues. Apr 07 / 5pm, McConomy Auditorium
Find out more about this lecture and others in the CMU series.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Allegheny Observatory Tours

Tours start again in April and occur on both Thursday and Friday evenings (Thursday tours are held thru August, Friday tours thru November.

Tours begin at 8 p.m. and last until approximately 10 p.m.  A short slide or film presentation is shown followed by a walking tour of the building. If it's a clear night you would be shown whatever celestial objects are within range of the telescope that night. Find out more

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Monday, April 6, 2015

The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
             The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

    You may not want to see any more snow but the story of Shackleton's Expedition is worth a few shivers! NOVA presents the incredible story of Ernest Shackleton's 1914 expedition to Antarctica - 27 men found themselves stranded in the ice for 635 days. 
The Downtown & Business Branch hosts free movies on Tuesdays starting at 12:15 pm.  Please join us for this week's film! 
     12:15 PM | Tuesday Apr 7, call 412-281-7141 for more information.
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Friday, April 3, 2015

Ready for Spring Cycling?

Check out Explore PA Trails to plan your activities.

For example, on Saturday April 4, you can: 
- help with spring cleaning at the Pocono Environmental  Education Ctr
- or ,climb into a bald eagle's nest, crawl into a bat cave or dig in a fossil pit.

There is big range of interesting activities and not all  of them involve biking!

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Free Children's Programs at the Frick

Pet Tales
Gallop, waddle, waggle, and prance across the Frick’s “fetchingly” beautiful grounds while learning about the pets that lived at Clayton. Stop at the Visitor Center for the new "Pet Tales at the Frick" walking guide and enjoy an animal-themed jaunt meant for people!

 Go at your own pace Tuesday - Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m

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GreenKids: Ouch! Prickles and Porcupines
Saturday, April 11, 11:00–11:45 a.m. Meet at the Greenhouse
Learn about some of the curious and creative ways plants and animals have found to protect themselves from hungry enemies. Make a handy pincushion to take home.
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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Saturday, April 4
The biggest Easter Egg Hunt in Lawrenceville!    ALL FREE!  WOW.... 15,000 eggs, food, candy, bounce house, a new EC Kidzone and of course the Easter Bunny!

Where: Arsenal Park in Lawrenceville
When: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Who: Sponsored by Encounter Church in partnership with Lawrenceville United and Friends of Arsenal Park.
Cost: ALL FREE      For more info

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