|January 21, 2013||
Kelly Strayhorn Theater pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through the arts.
August Wilson Dance Ensemble opens the celebration at Noon with a lively performance. Featured youth performance groups include: Alumni Theater Company, Dreams of Hope, Hope Academy, Soundwaves Steel Band, The YMCA Lighthouse Music Crew, and Visionary Dance Academy.
Several organizations including Bike Pittsburgh, Big Brothers and Sisters and the Kelly Strayhorn Photo Booth will offer arts-inspired activities for people of all ages.
At 4pm, the celebration continues with Union Project at Eastminister Presbyterian Church, which will honor Dr. King by using dialogue to focus on ways in which people are living the dream. Activities include storytelling, winners from the Girls Coalition's Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest reading their submissions and a unity dinner. These activities will occur between 4 and 7pm. and are free and open to the public.
|January 21, 2013||
New date; re-scheduled from October 23.
Special guest Kristeen Young
|January 21, 2013||
Join Venture Outdoors' celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Schenley Park Ice Rink. Remember the legacy while enjoying, arts & crafts, snowshoeing, ice skating, refreshments and music - all for free!
|January 27, 2013|
|January 29, 2013||
Temple Sinai in Squirrel Hill will be have an evening of discussion and play a live broadcast of former vice president Al Gore's visionary assessment of how our planet will change in the decades to come. Gore will discuss six critical drivers of global change laid out in his new book, The Future and surveys our planet’s beclouded horizon to offer a sober, learned and ultimately hopeful forecast.
|January 31, 2013||
Delve into the artistry of songwriting with Greg Joseph, songwriter, singer, bassist and spokesman for The Clarks. Learn creative techniques for writing your own songs.
With more than 25 years of experience writing powerful pop songs for The Clarks and commercial jingles for radio and TV, Greg brings a deep understanding of what it takes to write memorable hooks, riffs and lyrics.
The interactive workshop, on Thurs., Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. in WYEP’s Community Broadcast Center, will take you through the creative process of writing a song and how to turn a great idea into a memorable song. Participants are asked to bring their acoustic guitar or keyboard, notepad and portable recorder (if you have one).
Tickets for the event will be $60 for members and $75 for nonmembers. A limited amount of participants will be accepted into the workshop, so reserve your ticket now!
|February 2, 2013||
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents, "Celebrate Pittsburgh!"
Pittsburgh is a city full of traditions. Join Katy Williams and CLO Academy Tap Dancers as they commemorate one of Pittsburgh's most iconic dancers Gene Kelly in "Singing in the Rain." Joe Negri, frequent guest on Mr. Roger's Neighborhood and one of Pittsburgh's most famous jazz musicians, performs in celebration of the "City of Steel." Your Pittsburgh pride will be in the spotlight for this special community concert!
|February 3, 2013||
WYEP invites you to enjoy local music and help tackle hunger in our community. Our 13th annual Alternative Souper Bowl is a free event that features a live broadcast with local artists.
The Billy Price Band
...and a special performance by the Pitt Repertory Theatre
Please bring a non-perishable donation for HEARTH, a local shelter for displaced women and their children. This event is free and open to the public, and portions will be broadcast live on 91.3fm WYEP.
Donation Needs at HEARTH
Diapers sizes 3 and up
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|February 9, 2013||
¡Amigos Live! is a rock concert featuring a full performance of the beautiful ¡Three Amigos! film score as a massive, rock-based adaptation. The show features a 7-person rock band with guest string section and featured musicians. The show also features Miguel’s Mariachi Fiesta and Latin-rock act Guaracha. The multimedia event will showcase clips from Orion Czarnecki’s in-progress Amigo documentary, an independent film centered around his nationwide journey to revisit the passion and comedy behind the 25-year-old film.
|February 16, 2013||
Sponsored by Gateway to the Arts.
|February 23, 2013||
Behind the Wheel: Options for Greener Driving A FREE event to help you navigate your choices. You are in the driver's seat and our Green Gatherings series wants to be your copilot for a greener ride. Congress just reestablished tax credits for consumers purchasing biodiesel, natural gas and other vehicles that run on fuels other than standard gasoline and businesses putting in infrastructure to support alternative fuels. Join The Allegheny Front Environmental Radio program, 90.5 WESA and 91.3 WYEP as we navigate the choices along with experts from Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities, Growth Through Energy & Community Health (GTECH) Strategies, Fossil Free Fuel and Baum Boulevard Automotive. Baum Boulevard Auto will host the event, and test rides will be available on site. We'll also be serving tasty treats drinks in the lobby, which doubles as an old-time radio museum!
Sign Up for this free event now!
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|March 14, 2013||
Join Green Building Alliance (GBA) and Phipps Conservatory for the INSPIRE SPEAKER SERIES! Each event welcomes motivational local and national guest speakers on the second Thursday of each month. These experienced and inspiring speakers will present on a variety of topics that we can all apply to our schools, businesses and communities.
The meeting in March features National Guest Stephen Ritz (Educator, TED Speaker, & Healthy Food Advocate) & his students from the South Bronx.
To register for the event, visit the Green Building Alliance site.
|March 16, 2013||
Experience the classic film The Wizard of Oz as you never have before - accompanied by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra! The beloved film received Academy Awards for Best Original Music Score and Best Song with "Over the Rainbow." See the film and hear the music that has captured the hearts and imaginations of generationis with your PSO at Heinz Hall.
|March 17, 2013|
|March 19, 2013||
Reduced Capacity / Seated Event
|March 20, 2013||
The United Way of Allegheny County will honor the life and work of Pittsburgh icon Fred Rogers with their 3rd annual Fred Rogers Good Neighbor Day. On March 20th, (what would have been Mister Rogers' 85th birthday!) his legacy will be celebrated with sweater drives, community art projects, and and a special evening of awards at the Children's Museum.
Join WYEP in Market Square on Wednesday, March 20 from 11:30am - 1pm for a live performance by Neighbours, along with fun and surprises.
For more information, please visit the United Way's Fred Rogers Good Neighbor Day page.
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|March 22, 2013 to May 15, 2013||
The Point Park Project is a biannual initiative of Point Park University which provides a platform for emerging artists and curators in the Pittsburgh area. For the inaugural project, 'Kaleidoscope', four University of Pittsburgh students were mentored by The Milton Fine Curator of Art at The Andy Warhol Museum to develop an exhibition for the Lawrence Hall Gallery. The exhibition will run from March 22 until May 15.