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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Saturday, August 25, 2012

Shadyside…The Art Festival on Walnut Street
The Shadyside Chamber of Commerce and Howard Alan Events present this juried festival. Many familiar faces return to this popular upscale show along with new exhibitors including several from Pittsburgh. Artists will display original handmade artwork, including paintings, life-size sculptures, photography, and mixed media in a gallery style outdoor art extravaganza. Artists are available to discuss their art and inspiration. Free admission.
08/25/2012 - 08/26/2012
08/25 - 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
08/26 - 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: Walnut St. at South Aiken St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Zvonimir Nagy, organ
Zvonimir Nagy of Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. Freewill offerings accepted.
08/26/2012
Time: 4:00 pm
St. Paul Cathedral, 108 N. Dithridge St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Tar Beach
A workshop production written by Tammy Ryan and directed by Sheila McKenna. It's July 1977 in sweltering New York City. Sixteen year old  friends Mary Claire and Mary Francis start the day sunning themselves on the roof.  Younger sister Reenie is searching for her prize-winning Greek Mythology Class Project: The Head of Medusa, while their parents are consumed by the battles of their troubled marriage. The Marys hatch a plan to stay out all night with a bonfire on the beach, but the unexpected happens: the biggest blackout since 1965, a chance encounter with Son of Sam and a sudden loss of innocence.
08/27/2012
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: 937 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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A Talent for Murder
In this merry murder mystery, mayhem ensues when the family of cigar smoking suspense novelist Anne Royce McClain plots her death in order to get their hands on her art collection. A cast of quirky characters rounds out this exciting comic thriller.
08/30/2012 - 09/09/2012
Apple Hill Playhouse, 275 Manor Rd., Delmont, PA
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Come Blow Your Horn
Neil Simon's first Broadway comedy smash. Alan Baker, a 30-ish swinging bachelor with time, money and women to spare, welcomes rebellious and eager 21-year brother Buddy into his den of iniquity while their horrified parents can only watch and pray. This farcical 60's romp became a hit movie starring Frank Sinatra.
08/30/2012 - 09/08/2012
279 Shapiro Rd., Loretto, PA
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Morales play Grieg
Music Director Walter Morales solos in Grieg's Piano Concerto with guest conductor Maria Sensi Sellner.
08/30/2012
Katz Performing Arts Center, JCC, 5738 Darlington Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
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The Tempest
Alan Irvine directs FREE outdoor performances of Shakespeare's The The Tempest is a revenge play – but also about family, and, of course, romance – with comical results. PSIP serves up rough-and-tumble, contemporary Shakespeare plays using the parks' environs as the set and the audience as part of the action. Bring a blanket and be prepared as the show must go on in any kind of weather.
09/01/2012 - 09/23/2012
09/08 - 2:00 pm
09/09 - 2:00 pm
09/15 - 2:00 pm
09/16 - 2:00 pm
09/22 - 2:00 pm
09/23 - 2:00 pm

Location: Frick Park, Beechwood Blvd. at Nicholson St., Pittsburgh, PA
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