Event

Date
February 22, 2014

Cirque Zuma Zuma

Cirque Zuma Zuma represents African-style Cirque du Soliel, combining the mysticism and magic of the African continent with the out-of-this-world excitement of a theatrical cirque performance. The non-stop, action-packed show will feature the fantastic Zuma Zuma acrobats from America's Got Talent, along with a colorfully costumed cornucopia of talented artists, including South African vocalists, gumboot dancers and contortionists, Zimbabwean percussionists, Egyptian limbo dancers, Gabonese tumblers, amazing pole acts and more. It is the ultimate fun for the entire family!

February 22, 2014

Ed Kowalczyk - THROWING COPPER UNPLUGGED - 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

February 23, 2014

Pittsburgh Public Theater: Company

January 23 - February 23, 2014

When Company opened in 1970 it swept the Tony Awards and propelled the Broadway musical into a new era. Set in Manhattan, Company features five married couples, three single gals - and Bobby, the only eligible bachelor in the group. Through scenes and songs they celebrate and scrutinize married life and its alternatives. These hilarious, neurotic New Yorkers are ambiguous about their relationship, but the emotional impact of Sondheim's songs - such as "Being Alive," "The Ladies Who Lunch," and "Another Hundred People" - is crystal clear.

February 26, 2014 to March 1, 2014

Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale)

Five dancers and seven musicians bring this story to life through original dance and dialogue to one of the most dynamic chamber music scores of the 20th century. From one tale of temptation to another, this production will also feature a world-premiere dance to an original commissioned score by Grammy-nominated musician Dave Eggar, performed by Chatham Baroque. This intimate community performance is presented as part of A Festival of Sortswinter series with the Pittsburgh Opera’s production of Paul’s Case.

March 1, 2014

The Avett Brothers

with special guests Old Crow Medicine Show

 

 

March 3, 2014 to May 25, 2014

Hope and Gravity

Pittsburgh City Theatre presents the 2013/2014 Season with Hope and Gravity. 

Lives overlap and elevators stop on random floors as ten characters are compellingly revealed in this nonlinear comedy about fate. From a backyard squabble to an unlikely hotel hookup, chance to encounters and rocky relationships unfold through nine stories and one momentous leap of faith. 

March 6, 2014 to April 6, 2014

An Iliad

Combining the majestic language of Homer with the informal way we speak today, An Iliad unleashes the thrilling tales of the Trojan War and delves into the psychology of passion and rage, ancient and modern. In this tour-de-force, one actor plays the Greek classic's famous characters Achilles, Hector, Agammemnon, and the beautiful Helen of Troy. Gods such as Athena and Hermes come and go. Colorful and emotionally charged, these accounts look at the impulses that drive people into battle, and ultimately reveal that human nature has not changed much in 2,000 years

March 6, 2014

G. Love & Special Sauce w/ Matt Costa

March 7, 2014

After Hours @ The Library: Late Night - In Pursuit of Music: From Wolfgang to Gangnam Style!

Don't miss these After Hours classic hits:

 - The chance to channel your inner celebrity at our photo booth

  - Drinks from Full Pint Brewing, Pittsburgh Winery and Wigle Whiskey

  - Light bites from local restaurants

  - Raffle and silent auction

  Plus, check out a few new releases:

 - Live action Trivial Pursuit

 - Vinyl record crafts with the Mattress Factory Museum

  - Performances by Andre Costello and the Cool Minors, Nameless in August & more!

 

March 8, 2014

Big Night 2014: Game On

JCC Big Night: Game On, the eighth annual Big Night fundraiser, celebrates the JCC's important role as a community resource—a gamechanger in the lives of children. Honoring the child in all of us, Game On will be more fun than a Barrel Of Monkeys—filled with music, dancing and enough food to feed the Hungry, Hungry Hippos. As we celebrate our community, we'll be supporting the JCC's Annual Fund, which provides scholarships that enable children of all ages to participate in vital programs at the JCC.

March 8, 2014

Broadway's Next Hit Musical

You suggest the song, they make the musical! Straight from New York City, Broadway’s Next Hit Musical abandons the same old song-and-dance to create a spontaneous evening of music, humor and laughter. The audience votes for their favorite song and watches as the cast turns it into a full-blown improvised musical, complete with memorable characters, witty dialogue and plot twists galore. The New York Times called it “Hilarious!”

March 8, 2014

Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve

Directed by Philippe Cohen, the Geneva Ballet is known around the world for its exquisite dancers and exciting artistic collaborations. The Pittsburgh presentation will also feature the premiere of two major emerging choreographers in the international contemporary dance scene: Andonis Foniadakis and Ken Ossola. Glory, choreographed by Andonis Foniadakis, allows the dancers’ bodies to come together in various modes of symbiosis, either fluid or tense, expansive or minimalistic, which demonstrates the mastery and quality of Handel’s flamboyant music. The hypnotic quality of Sed Lux Permanet, choreographed by Ken Ossola, and its sculpted shadow play enhance the delicate nature of bodies wreathed by the sensitive, ethereal sweetness of Fauré’s Requiem.

March 8, 2014 to March 16, 2014

The Importance of being Earnest

Two young men, in order to impress their two young ladies, pretend that their names are Ernest. But who is Earnest? Will the secret that has been hidden for years finally be revealed? 

March 8, 2014 to March 30, 2014

Tribes

City Theatre presents the 2013/2014 Season with Tribes by Nina Raine. 

March 8 - 30, 2014 

Verbal jabs fly in this stirring new play about Billy, a deaf twenty-something who is adept at lipreading the brash discourse of his hearing family. It’s tough to get a word in edgewise around the dinner table, but when Billy falls for Sylvia, a woman who’s losing her hearing, everyone is forced to learn a lesson about listening.

March 13, 2014

GBA Inspire Speaker Series

Green Building Alliance and Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens are hosting an all-star line-up of motivational local and national guest speakers who will plant the seeds of inspiration to create healthy and high-performing places where we live, work, learn, and play. 

February Speakers: 

A true pioneer in regenerative design, Bob Berkebile’s goal is to integrate social, environmental, and economic vitality.  This green building legend helped develop both LEED and the Living Building Challenge (LBC), and also created the first building to achieve both LEED Platinum and LBC certifications.  At March’s Inspire Speakers Series, Bob will share his vision of Urban Acupuncture.  “In this critical time for America, the human family, and the planet, can urban acupuncture provide the ‘new manner of thinking’ Einstein was requesting, and become the catalyst for community vitality and resilience?”  Come find out! 

 

March 16, 2014 to March 23, 2014

Big Brothers Big Sisters: Bowl for Kid's Sake 2014

Help Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh as they prepare for their annual fundraiser, Bowl For Kids Sake!

Bowl for Kids' Sake is the largest national fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters, raising over $20 million annually. Because of Bowl for Kids' Sake, more Bigs and Littles can be matched up, more friendships can be created and more young lives can be transformed. Bowl for Kids' Sake is a fun and easy way to positively impact a child.

It's simple and fun! Here's how to get involved:
1. Sign up,
2. Recruit fellow bowlers,
3. Begin securing donations,
4. and then start bowling! 

The Pittsburgh bowling dates and times are as follows:

3/16/2014 - West Pike Bowl (1:00 - 3:00 pm)
3/16/2014 - Arsenal Bowling Lanes (4:00 - 6:00 pm)
3/19/2014 - Pittsburgh Athletic Association (6:30 - 8:30 pm)
3/23/2014 - Fun Fest Entertainment Center (1:00 - 3:00 pm)
3/23/2014 - Fun Fest Entertainment Center (3:30 - 5:30 pm )

March 20, 2014

Hey Mavis

Held in the acoustically-sound subterranean room at The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, The Roots Cellar presents a unique and intimate atmosphere for an up-close experience with the best folk musicians the world has to offer.

March 22, 2014

Wendy Whelan Project

Wendy Whelan has joined forces with four of today’s top male choreographers, Pittsburgh’s own Kyle Abraham, Joshua Beamish, Brian Brooks, and Alejandro Cerrudo. Arguably the finest ballet dancer of our time, Whelan has danced with New York City Ballet for more than 25 years. She embarks on a new dance adventure with this vibrant suite of four contemporary duets, each with its own distinct style and artistry.

 

March 22, 2014

D-Jam 2014 with Steve Kimock

Rock the night away and fight to end hunger at this fundraiser benefitting the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. David Tauberg and theCAUSE will host this benefit show at the Rex Theater in the Southside on March 22nd, which also features raffles, door prizes, and auctions.
2014’s D-Jam is proud to announce that Steve Kimock will join as a special guest!

March 27, 2014

Port Authority 50th Anniversary - Morning Rush Giveaway

To celebrate their 50th anniversary, Port Authority is rewarding public transport riders with free giveaways! 

On Thursday, March 27th, the Gateway T station will be giving away free mini-bagels from Panera during morning rush! While supplies last. 

Also on Thursday, March 27th, the Gateway, Steel Plaza, and North Side T Stations will also have members of the PA Trolley Museum greeting riders and distributing small tokens of appreciation on the platform. While supplies last. 

March 27, 2014

The Kruger Brothers

Held in the acoustically-sound subterranean room at The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, The Roots Cellar presents a unique and intimate atmosphere for an up-close experience with the best folk musicians the world has to offer.

March 27, 2014

The Kruger Brothers

Held in the acoustically-sound subterranean room at The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, The Roots Cellar presents a unique and intimate atmosphere for an up-close experience with the best folk musicians the world has to offer.

March 28, 2014

Port Authority 50th Anniversary - Morning Rush Giveaway

To celebrate their 50th anniversary, Port Authority is rewarding public transport riders with free giveaways! 

On Friday, March 28th, the Wood Street and Steel Plaza T Stations (Mezzanine Level) will be giving away free bagels from Brueggers during morning rush! While supplies last. 

 

March 29, 2014

SWAN Day Pittsburgh Jr.

Now in its second year, the No Name Players are using SWAN Day Pittsburgh Jr. to feature up-and-coming female artists while cultivating an appreciation for the arts in a younger audience. The second annual installment of SWAN Day Pittsburgh Jr. will feature performances by Pittsburgh’s emerging young female artists as well as a handful of professional female artists.

Tickets are $5 at the door, CASH ONLY. 

March 29, 2014

UPMC Children's Ball

The sun shines bright and the water is clear! Grab your swimsuit, surfboard and fanciest hula gear! The 18th annual UPMC Children' Ball is a very special event designed for families and friends to enjoy an extraordinary evening of entertainment. The ball features interactive learning and play place on Pittsburgh's historic North Side. Children, parents, grandparents and friends will be entertained and inspired as they explore all that the Science Center has to offer. 

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