All Events | Starting Friday, August 8, 2014
Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Hobnob Theatre stages one of Shakespeare's most popular plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream, which follows two pairs of lovers into an enchanting magical forest, where playful sprites and mischievous fairies run things amok, then set them right again. Set in Preston Park, the production will be done in promenade, as the audience follows the players to various unique and beautiful scenes.
Fort Pitt Block House 250th Anniversary
Celebrate Pittsburgh's oldest architectural landmark with activities including historical re-enactors, such as George Washington and Col. Henry Bouquet live demonstrations of the construction of the Block House, history lectures, the raising of the Red Ensign flag, firings of an 18th century cannon, performances by Yankee Drummer and Pittsburgh Police Emerald Society Pipes & Drums, and more.
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.
Pittsburgh Biennial 2014 at PCA
Throughout the galleries of the Marshall Building at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 23 artists will present various pieces created in the last two years, with projects expanding in range from experimental documentary to three dimensional works.