Event

Date
September 7, 2013

Bill Frisell Explores the Music of John Lennon

Bill Frisell assembles a trusted ensemble consisting of Greg Leisz (guitars), Jenny Scheinman (violin), Tony Scherr (bass) and Rudy Royston (drums) to present his take on the classic songs of John Lennon. 

September 8, 2013

Michael Franti and Spearhead

Tickets on sale June 22 at noon

September 9, 2013

LITTLE WALTER TRIBUTE! w/Billy Boy Arnold, Sugar Ray Norcia, Anson Funderburgh & Little Charlie Baty

Sept 9th

Moondogs

 

September 10, 2013

North Mississippi Allstars with special guest Lightnin' Malcolm

With Lightnin Malcolm

Sept 10th

Mr. Small's Fun House

8 pm.  All Ages.

September 10, 2013

The Rides (Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Barry Goldberg)

The Rides

with special guest Beth Hart

Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead

Sept 10th

September 11, 2013 to September 28, 2013

PICT: A Skull in the Connemara

For one week each autumn, Mick Dowd is hired to disinter the bones in certain sections of his local cemetery to make way for the new arrivals. As the time approaches for him to dig up the bones of his own late wife, strange rumors regarding his involvement in her sudden death seven years ago begin to resurface. McDonagh, author of The Lieutenant of Inishmore, brings you a hilarious whodunit complete with flying skulls and bloody scenes. Strong language and situations.

September 11, 2013 to September 28, 2013

A Skull in Connemara, a PICT Premiere

A Skull in Connemara by Martin McDonagh, a Pittsburgh premiere directed by Martin Giles. For one week each autumn, Mick Dowd is hired to disinter the bones in certain sections of his local cemetery to make way for the new arrivals. As the time approaches for him to dig up the bones of his own late wife, strange rumors regarding his involvement in her sudden death seven years ago begin to resurface. McDonagh, author of The Lieutenant of Inishmore, brings you part thriller-whodunit and part farce, accented with flying skulls and bloody scenes. Strong language and situations.

September 14, 2013

California Markets - September 14th

Timeless Beauty’s Fashion Show & Chubby’s Family Pageant

Chubby’s welcomes families to step up to the stage for a chance to win a pizza! Kids under 18 must be accompanied by an adult Timless Beauty and the City Tee Shirt Co. will be strutting their stuff along side other designers during the afternoon. 

September 14, 2013

Free Burgh Fest

Do you like free things? How about free, live music? FreeBurgh, is a local non-profit organization with one passion: all things free! FreeBurgh lets you know what's free, where to go, and how to get it all around Pittsburgh. In celebration of all things fun and free, FreeBurgh invites you to come enjoy the first, annual FreeBurgh Festival. Enjoy fun games on the lawn and live, local music ranging from hip hop to rock to electronic. See you there! 

September 14, 2013

JD Eicher & the Goodnights Album Release Party

Regional faves JD Eicher & the Goodnights, who recently signed with Rock Ridge Music, will celebrate the label's release of their new album, Into Place, on Saturday, September 14th at 9 pm at the Hard Rock Café, Pittsburgh. Joy Ike will be joined with a full band to open the show. 

September 18, 2013

Gov't Mule w Anders Osborne

With Anders Osborne

Stage AE

September 18, 2013

Doors 6:30

September 19, 2013

Tim Farrell

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.

 

September 21, 2013

Tour the Montour Trail Ride

The 11th Annual Tour the Montour continues the tradition as one of Western Pennsylvania's finest Fall rides. For men, women, and children, it includes rides of 6, 15, 24, 44, and 62 miles on the beautiful Montour Trail. The ride has become well known for its sumptuous lunch as well as its unique t-shirts. (T-shirts are only guaranteed for riders who pre-register by Sept. 6th) 

This year's event also includes the demanding King of the Mountain Challenge. All riders have the option to be timed individually up a 7/10ths of a mile hill (Hassam Rd - closed to traffic, not part of the main Trail Ride). At an average of an 8% grade, the man and woman with the fastest times will truly be the "King" and "Queen" of the Mountain and will receive a special bicycling jersey for their effort.

Pre-ride packet-pickup will be help at the Settlers Ridge REI Store on Thursday, September 19th, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

Ride-day registration and packet pickup opens at 7:00 AM.

September 21, 2013

Schenley Shuffle and Brunch: A 5K to Benefit Open Your Heart to a Senior

The 5K is open to the public and all proceeds benefit the Heart of Gold Fund, which makes money available for the purchase of independence-enhancing items for seniors. Participation in the race directly benefits older adults in the Pittsburgh area who need a little extra assistance to continue living independently at home. Fun for ALL AGES, including yoga, lawn games, raffle prizes, photo booth and resource fair for seniors. 

September 21, 2013 to September 22, 2013

Erntefest: Harmonist Harvest Festival

Come to the annual German Harvest Festival — Erntefest!
On Saturday, September 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 22 from noon to 5 p.m. Old Economy Village will be demonstrating how the Harmonists and other pioneers from the 19th century prepared for the winter months. There will be demonstrations of winemaking, cider making, basket weaving, spinning, canning, beekeeping, and blacksmithing. Visitors can try bread baked in the newly renovated bake oven, butter churning, candle dipping, printing, rope making, and lots more! There will be children’s activities and musical entertainment such as a Swiss strolling minstrel, Wayward Companions (19th c. classical music trio), and the Appalachian Folk Music Club. Don’t forget to try the grape pies that are made from the grapes grown on the historic buildings.  Don’t miss out on this fun two-day festival.

September 22, 2013

fREADom: A Celebration of the Right to Read

Celebrate your freedom to read without censorship! Join us for an evening of banned books readings, as some of Pittsburgh's celebrities read selections from their favorite banned or challenged books.

September 22, 2013

Banned Books Week "fREADdom 2013"

For hundreds of years books have been the targets of removal or restrictions either in libraries or schools, and for just as long people have been fighting this censorship. Banned Books Week celebrates the fact that the majority of these books are still available, despite innumerable challenges. According to the American Library Association, there were 326 book challenges in 2011 alone. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)and the Carnegie Libraries of Pittsburgh are excited to present the annual public education event to celebrate national Banned Books Week in the auditorium of the Frick Fine Arts building on Pitt's campus (right across from the Carnegie's main branch). 

September 22, 2013

Blues To Fight Blindness

Sept 22--1pm to 8pm

Age 18+

The Hop House in Crafton

Jimmy Adler Band

The Iginiters

The Blues Devils

Vince Agwada

 

September 25, 2013

Green Gatherings

Green Gatherings: EcoGames!

Join the Allegheny Front and nonprofit GTECH Strategies at the WYEP Community Broadcast Center as they publicly unveil EcoGames: board games that make it fun to learn about and discuss the connections between people, money and the environment. Participants will roll dice, make deals, play cards, and discuss the idea that maybe money really does grow on trees.

Sign Up for this free event now!

September 26, 2013 to October 27, 2013

Our Town

A story that is simple yet profound. A work of unparalleled imagination and heart. A stunning theatrical achievement that captures the experience of living in the moment. These are just a few reasons why Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning Our Town is America's most acclaimed play. An iconic play deserves an iconic star, so we are thrilled to announce that Pittsburgh's most beloved actor, Tom Atkins, will perform the legendary role of the Stage Manager.

September 26, 2013 to October 27, 2013

Pittsburgh Public Theater: Our Town

A story that is simple yet profound. A work of unparalleled imagination and heart. A stunning theatrical achievement that captures the experience of living in the moment. These are just a few reasons why Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning Our Town is America's most acclaimed play. An iconic play deserves an iconic star, so we are thrilled to announce that Pittsburgh's most beloved actor, Tom Atkins, will perform the legendary role of the Stage Manager.

September 26, 2013 to October 5, 2013

Bricolage: Shakesburgh

SHAKESBURGH - "Uneasy lies the head that wears the crahn!"
Midnight Radio Season 5 opens with a nod to one of histories greatest writers. What happens when you mix Ye Olde Bard with Ye Olde Yinzer? Much ado abaht nothing is what Ant Mag would say, but we are not bahnd to please thee with our answer. Know this: A yinzer will be tamed, hauses will be divided and a coward will die his last death.

It’s Shakesburgh. What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet as a crockpot full of sauerkraut pierogies. To go or not to go? That is the question. The answer lies dahntahn at Bricolage.

Feauring the vocal stylings of Elena Alexandratos, Jeffrey Carpenter, Patrick Jordan, Maggie Ryan and Sam Turich. Directed by Tami Dixon. Musical Direction by Jason Coll.

September 26-28 and October 4-5 9PM

September 27, 2013 to March 22, 2014

ENOUGH Violence: Artists Speak Out

One in 20 U.S. students are directly impacted by violence today, as either a victim or offender. The project will center on the impact that this national epidemic is having on our cities and the role the arts can play in helping to provide solutions. Over 40 works by U.S. and European contemporary artists will be featured.

 

September 27, 2013

Stars

September 27, 2013 to March 22, 2014

ENOUGH Violence: Artists Speak Out

The arts have the ability to stem the dangerous epidemic of violence that is plaguing our society. ENOUGH Violence gives voice to victims and their stories, and shares powerful artistic responses to this urgent societal need. The exhibition offers audiences an opportunity to feel, to heal, to transform, and to be moved to become part of the solution. 

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