|February 1, 2013||
Acclaimed writer and director John Waters will be performing an all-new version of his solo stand-up performance, This Filthy World, at the Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland. This show is presented in combination with the Warhol's exhibition Regarding Warhol, 60 Artists, Fifty Years, for which Waters narrated the audio guide at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
|February 9, 2013||
As participants in this fun program, kids will use a variety of flowers and plants to make beautiful gifts, plus learn how to create healthier holiday snacks and desserts out of dark chocolate as they celebrate Valentine’s Day at Phipps.
$12 for Phipps members; $15 for nonmembers; special pricing available for groups of five or more
|February 15, 2013||
90.5 WESA is supported by The Unseam’d Shakespeare Company, presenting “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” February 15th through March 2nd as part of the 20th Anniversary Season. Three actors present 37 plays in 97 minutes. More information is available at www.unseamd.com.
|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!
|March 6, 2013||
Join Familylinks and Honorary Chair Chuck Sanders for the inaugural Just Jazz concert presented by BNY Mellon Jazz on March 6, 2013.
|March 16, 2013||
On March 16th at 8pm, Valgeir Sigurosson will be performing live at The Andy Warhol Museum. General admission tickets are available for $15, or for $12 to students and members of the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.
|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.
|April 13, 2013||
Dreaming Ant Pittsburgh opened its doors for business on March 24, 2003. Please join us in celebrating the past 10 years at the ANT-iversary party!
Want to participate? Submit a video/picture/story describing a favorite DA memory or anecdote. Come dressed as your favorite movie character (and win something!) There will also be a raffle, DVD Screenings, and a photo op with Victor*. Enjoy a night of prizes, smiley cookies, coffee, beer, pizza and kombucha as well.
|April 17, 2013||
University of Pittsburgh Honors College presents "To Hell and High Water: What You Need to Know About Climate Change," a lecture focusing on global warming, and it's potential impact on public and private sectors in the following years. This lecture will be delivered by celebrated author, blogger, physicist, and climate expert, Dr. Joseph Romm.
Where: Alumni Hall Connolly Ballroom, 4227 5th Ave
|April 20, 2013||
This fun, food-filled day boasts cooking demonstrations, food sampling wine tasting, children's food activities, the latest and greatest for your kitchen and so much more!
Watch as Caroline Wright, national cookbook author, shows us how to make "Twenty Dollar, Twenty Minute Meals" from her new book, hot off the presses!
Chef Keith Fuller, executive chef - Root 174 and Chef Kevin Watson, Savoy Restaurant -- two of Pittsburgh's top chefs -- will show-off their culinary creativity and offer a taste of their creations.
|April 23, 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.
April's event features Majora Carter (MacArthur 'genius' Fellow, Award-Winning Advocate, Known for "Greening the Ghetto")
To register for the event, visit the Green Building Alliance site.
|May 3, 2013||
This lively event, featuring both a silent and live auction, is a plant lover's dream! Enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres as Phipps Garden Center in Mellon Park transforms into an auction house for rare, unique and newly introduced trees, shrubs and tropical plants, as well as garden accessories.
Learn more at phipps.conservatory.org.
|May 4, 2013||
Check out the future of Pittsburgh's music and arts scene at Re(imagiNATION) on Saturday, May 4 at Schenley Plaza.
Teens from WYEP's Re(imagine) Media, our youth-led media and advocacy program, are organizing the music and arts festival showcasing high school talent. The free concert starts at 4 p.m.
The Options: Shannon Drew, Jake Leya, Matt Bauman and Zack Leya.
Dustin Carpenter: Dustin Carpenter, Darius Hays, Griffin Epps and Brandon Agguire.
The Actions: Neil McGuire, Marty Slovonic, Gavin Carnahan and Luke Padezan.
Basement Party: Billy Simmons, Derek Kalanish, Ethan Gottschall, Jake Krepley, and Cal Tarasi.
Kayla Jade Keefer
Re(imagine) Media brings together high school students interested in media creation to work on the projects they care most about. Students have worked on videos, concert and album reviews and podcasts. Re(imagiNATION) started as a way to give high schoolers a platform to showcase their art and music and to give the Re(imagine) Media students practice with event planning.
|May 10, 2013 to May 11, 2013||
Celebrating spring and National Public Gardens Day, May Market features a wide selection of plants, including organic seedlings, specimens from the Conservatory’s greenhouses and more. This event is free and open to the public, and admission to Phipps is half price during market hours.
Learn more at phipps.conservatory.org.
|May 11, 2013||
On May 11th, Colin Stetson will be performing live at The Andy Warhol Museum. General admission tickets are available for $15, or for $12 to students and members of the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.
|May 13, 2013||
Persad's signature event is both a verbal and silent auction featuring over 200 works of art including paintings, photography, sculpture, furniture and jewelry. Over the past 24 years this event has raised over $3.75 million to support Persad's Center's Free Care Fund; allowing us to offer free or subsidized care to all eligible clients regardless of their ability to pay.
|May 14, 2013||
Get your groove on in the gardens Cinco de Mayo-style on this festive night featuring music, margaritas and fiesta-inspired food tasting stations. This special 21+ event is open to Phipps members only.
To sign up for a membership and join the fun, please call 412/622-6915, ext. 6500. Find more details at phipps.conservatory.org.
|May 16, 2013||
Third Thursdays at WYEP are a monthly happy hour featuring a performance from Pittsburgh’s best local musicians. Local support for Third Thursdays @ WYEP is provided by: East End Food Co-Op Phil Hilf of the Monroeville Office of Waddell and Reed, Full Pint Brewing Company, and UPMC.
|May 25, 2013||
Come out and support The Clairton Chamber of Commerce at their 5K Run/Walk event. Registration begins at 8am and ends 8:45am. Run/Walk begins promptly at 9am at the City of Clairton Pool Parking lot.
|May 25, 2013||
Bring the whole family to the Children's Discovery Garden for a day of hands-on, sensory fun. Dig and plant seeds together as you learn about gardens and the critters who call them home. Activities include games, hands-on crafts, storytelling and more — all free with admission.
Find more details at phipps.conservatory.org.
|June 4, 2013||
Discover the craft of story-telling and use your skills to produce an oral history.
Brian Siewiorek, WYEP's Production Director, and Erika Beras, WESA's Behavioral Health Reporter, will offer an hour-long workshop on how to create an oral history. You'll learn about effectively interviewing a subject and how to draw out their stories.
As part of the class you'll get a chance to create an oral history in the WYEP studio in a one-on-one session with Brian or Erika. Come to "The Art of Listening: Creating Oral Histories" on Tuesday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 for members and $60 for non-members.
|June 14, 2013||
Ready for a funk-filled night? House of Soul, Pittsburgh's funk and soul band is performing live at the Soul to Sole event. The night will also include dancing, an auction full of music stuff (autographed items from Madonna, Rod Stewart, Bon Jovi and even David Sedaris, to name a few), and restaurant samplings. Outrageous footwear is encouraged!
This is a fundraiser for Family Hospice & Palliative Care.
|June 23, 2013|
|July 11, 2013||
Jazz, gypsy, tango, food, drink, and good friends - what better way to spend a summer evening? Join the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society for an evening of exciting music in a relaxed atmosphere.
The Harlem Quartet's mission is to advance diversity in classical music, engaging young and new audiences through the discovery andpresentation of varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers.
$20 general admission
|July 18, 2013||
Jazz, gypsy, tango, food, drink, and good friends - what better way to spend a summer evening? Join Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society for an evening of exciting music in a relaxed atmosphere
The adventurous, intrepid string quartet Brooklyn Rider combines a wildly electric repertoire with a gripping performance style that continues to attract legions of fans and draw critical acclaim from classical, world, and rock critics.
$20 general admission