|October 5, 2013||
In celebration of National Hunger Action Month in September, 91.3 WYEP is partnering with Bike to Feed Families, Carnegie Science Center and Dollar Bank to collect food donations for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank as part of a Bike to Feed Families event.
Beginning Monday, September 9 and running through Friday, October 4, Carnegie Science Center will accept non-perishable food donations in their lobby area. Donations can be dropped off anytime during regular business hours between September 9 – October 4.
On Saturday, September 28th, Carnegie Science Center will offer a $2 off general admission discount to each person bringing a food donation the Carnegie Science Center on that day.
On Saturday, October 5 at 10am, as part of Carnegie Science’s Center’s BIKES: Science on Two Wheels exhibit, community volunteers will bike all donations received at Carnegie Science Center 12.5 miles to the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank’s Duquesne location.
All volunteer riders will receive a free admission voucher from the Carnegie Science Center as a thank you for your good deed. Riders must be present on Saturday, October 5th to qualify.
Bring your panniers or attach your racks or trailers - volunteer bikers will load-up with items collected at the Science Center and will travel approximately 12.5 miles (mostly on trail, in a leisurely group pace good for beginners) to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank in Duquesne.
After unloading, riders will return together to the Carnegie Science Center. (for a total round trip of 25 miles)
|October 5, 2013 to October 6, 2013||
The festival will feature six one-act plays written by select middle and high school playwrights from Western Pennsylvania. The annual festival showcases professional productions of six winning scripts chosen from 200 Young Playwrights Contest submissions. Subjects tackled range from teen depression to consumerism, with poignant moments of nostalgia and flashback woven throughout.
|November 1, 2013 to November 16, 2013||
A carefully crafted collision of TV crime dramas and interactive dance theatre, The Chalk Line isn’t so much a tale of “whodunnit?” as a “whydunnit?”Audiences will be immersed in an ever-changing environment of live hand-drawn scenes that feature Attack Theatre’s signature physicality and unmatched originality.
|November 21, 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: Dos Equis, East End Food Co-Op and Phil Hilf of the Monroeville Office of Waddell and Reed.
|November 28, 2013||
Thanksgiving Day Schedule on WYEP
6am Willie Nelson Special: To All The Girls (featuring Willie doing duets with female singers)
7am Rosanne Cash: The List
8am Dave Matthews Band: Away From The World
9am American Originals: Lou Reed
10am American Originals: Hank Williams
11am Thanksgiving Mix with Rosemary Welsch: Featuring seasonal and autumnal songs, and the classic, Alice’s Restaurant (11a-2pm)
2pm Third Coast International Audio Festival
4pm Willie Nelson Special: To All The Girls (featuring Willie doing duets with female singers)
5pm Bob Marley: Live Forever (Hour long special on Bob Marley and The Wailers' final concert recorded in Pittsburgh)
6pm World Café
8pm The Block Party: Hosted by Barb Steinberg (8-11pm)
11pm Arcade Fire live concert: Recorded in Los Angeles on Oct 28th
|December 6, 2013 to December 7, 2013||
Set to the sounds of classical, jazz, and klezmer music, this rambunctious and witty dance performance takes families on a fantastical journey where socks become ice skates, empty packages become turntables, and the dinner table has a life of its own. Holiday Unwrapped is the perfect way to welcome in the season, with a message that it’s better to dance with the box on your head than to fret over what’s inside.
|December 12, 2013||
This year, WYEP will be celebrating the holiday spirit at Stage AE on Thursday, December 12th with a slew of local musicans playing classic holiday tunes. We will be serving up the holiday cheer at our featured cookie table as we attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records for Biggest Cookie Table!
This year, we are excited to announce a partnership with local non-profit organization Jeremiah's Place. Jeremiah's Place is dedicated to advocating for the well-being of young children during times of family emergencies. By providing safe care for the child and connecting struggling families to established resources, Jeremiah's Place betters Pittsburgh by educating families and providing protective care for those in need while also giving a voice to child abuse prevention.
In joining their mission to provide comfort to children in need, we are inviting guests to bring new, unused pajamas for children ages 0-6 to Stage AE the night of the Holiday Hootenanny. Those who bring pajamas will be given a WYEP Music Sampler CD, as a way of thanking them for helping this amazing organization!
Join 91.3fm WYEP this holiday season for a party that will warm your heart as we jam out at Stage AE and support local non-profit Jeremiah's Place!
Musicians performing include:
|February 26, 2014 to March 1, 2014||
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.
|April 13, 2014|
|May 16, 2014||
Featuring Sarah Jarosz