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All Events | Starting Monday, August 20, 2012

Classic Strings Duo
The Classic Strings Duo consists of Kevin Matheson, violin, and Bryan Matheson, viola, who are also known for their artistry as members of the Rainier Trio.

Preview Party at the Public
This Happy Hour gives an exclusive sneak peek at PPT's MADE IN AMERICA season with Producing Artistic Director Ted Pappas. Guests can win tickets and pre-show dining for the whole year. Discounts will be available. Tickets cover beer, wine, munchies, and musical entertainment.

Duquesne University Tamburitzans
America's longest-running multicultural song and dance company, the Duquesne University Tamburitzans is a unique ensemble of talented young folk artists dedicated to the performance and preservation of the music, songs, and dances of Eastern Europe and neighboring folk cultures.

Second City for President
This gut-busting revue will dole out laughter at the expense of both sides of the aisle. If you elect to attend, expect a campaign of non-stop hilarity and the wildest of political parties. The Second City, which launched the careers of Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carrell and many others, celebrates more than 50 years of cutting-edge satirical revues. Their current touring troupe features the next generation of the comedy world's best and brightest in improvisational and sketch comedy with musical accompaniment and audience participation.

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.

Zvonimir Nagy, organ
Zvonimir Nagy of Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. Freewill offerings accepted.

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.

B.E. Taylor
 Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2015  Venue: Heinz Hall Time: 7:30 PM $100 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 Meet & Greet ticket to the event. $75 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event.  Now in it’s 19th year, the B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert  continues to wow audiences throughout the Midwest. B.E. Taylor Christmas is the place where the faithful come year after year to feel the love of Christmas. Inside some of the most revered concert halls in America, B.E. Taylor transforms old favorites through bold interpretations to create new traditions that will live in the heart as long as Christmas is celebrated.

Holiday Doo Wop
Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2015  Venue: Heinz Hall  Time: 7:30 PM $90 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event. The 14th Annual Pittsburgh Holiday Doo Wop Concert returns to Heinz Hall. Featuring - MARY WILSON of the Supremes “Where Did Our Love Go”, “Baby Love” Lenny Welch “Since I Fell For You”, “Ebb Tide” The Original Tymes “So Much in Love”, “Wonderful, Wonderful” Shirley Alston Reeves original lead  of  The Shirelles “Soldier Boy”, “Mama Said” Tommy Mara and The Crests “Sixteen Candles”, “Cara Mia” Special guest Johnny Angel and The Halos

  Date: Sunday, December 20, 2015 Venue: Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland Time: 6:00 PM   $100 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event. The distinctive sound of Libera has traveled the world in the last few years. The group's albums have topped both mainstream and classical charts in many countries, and their recordings hold their place in top-tens alongside major artists like Bocelli.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Date: Sunday, December 27, 2015  Venue: Consol Energy Center Time: 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM $100 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event. TSO is thrilled to announce that the 2015 Winter Tour will feature the live debut of 'The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve'! TSO will also release their newest full-length album titled 'Letters From the Labyrinth' this winter!   Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) is an American progressive rock band founded in 1993 by producer, composer, and lyricist Paul O'Neill. TSO has sold more than 9 million concert tickets and over 8 million albums. The band's musical style incorporates classical, orchestral, symphonic, and progressive elements into hard rock and heavy metal.