All Events | Starting Friday, June 20, 2014
TanzTheater Andre Koslowski – Wiegenlied
A leaf blower, a wasteland, and magnificent dance. Former Dance Alloy Theater company member Andre Koslowski returns as TanzTheater Andre Koslowski with renowned dancer Leonie Stein to rework Koslowski's 2013 Wiegenlied. This atmospheric piece is set to a traditional Welsh lullaby, arranged by American composer and conductor Efrain Amaya.
Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival
Dianne Reeves headlines this free three-day festival, featuring more than 200 jazz musicians including Grammy-nominated trumpeter, composer, and educator Sean Jones with Dwayne Dolphin and Fred Wesley. A Tribute to Art Blakey will be performed by The Messenger Legacy, featuring Ralph Peterson, Bobby Watson, Brian Lynch, Billy Pierce, Donald Brown, and Reggie Workman. Other outstanding festival artists include Grammy Award-winning Snarky Puppy, Nancy Harms, Thomas Wendt, Joe Locke, harpist Brandee Younger, Raul Midon, Gregory Porter, and emerging artists and local favorites Benny Benack III and Emmet Cohen.
Speed Dating Tonight!
Tickets includes complimentary wine, non-alcoholic beverages, and much too much information about your newest least favorite person, or perhaps your potential new spouse! Meet them at the world premiere of the orchestrated version of Speed Dating Tonight!, by Michael Ching, created especially for Microscopic Opera.
Consummate Flutist Faculty Gala Recital
The free recital will feature Jim Walker, Alberto Almarza, Soo-Kyung Park, Julie McGough, Hernan Jara, Wendy Kumer, Amal Gochenour, Rachel Blumenthal, Sarah Steranka, Esther Lee, and Stephen Schultz.
Enjoy a free concert on the lawn at Mellon Park. Food is available on site from The Bagel Factory or bring your own -- you might win the weekly Best Brunch Contest.
Midsummer Night's Revels
PSIP's annual benefit dinner party will celebrate ten amazing years bringing free Shakespeare to Pittsburgh parks. Drinks and appetizers start at 6:30 pm. Dinner will be followed by entertainment and a silent auction. RSVP by June 16.
Attack Theatre: We're on a boat!
Join Attack Theatre on aboard Pittsburgh Luxury Cruises' Fantasy for cocktails, celebration, and fun as we sail the three rivers and revel in the end of a fabulous 2013/14 season. Cash bar and light fare.
When teenager Ren McCormack moves from the big city to middle-of-nowhere Bomont, where even dancing is against the law, he's in for a real case of culture shock. After falling for the preacher's daughter, Ren really shakes things up. This fast-paced rock 'n roll musical features the Billboard-topping hits "Footloose," "Let’s Hear It for the Boy," "Almost Paradise" and "Holding Out for a Hero."
WDVE Presents The Music of Queen
Connecting rock ’n roll and classical music, conductor/arranger Brent Havens presents a program he scored to extend the listening experience of Queen's exceptional tunes. Performed by the Pittsburgh Symphony and amplified with a full rock band and vocals, Havens captures Queen's distinct sound in a whole new arena.