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All Events | Starting Friday, August 22, 2014

Paul Jacobs, organ
Westminster's Music & Arts Series presents concert organist Paul Jacobs in a return to the sanctuary where he performed the complete organ works of J. S. Bach in at age 23 to mark the 250th anniversary of the composer's death. A native of Washington, PA, Jacobs is chair of the organ department at the Juilliard School of Music.

Gene Kelly Birthday Celebration
This pay-what-you-can event — celebrating Kelly's 102nd birthday — features complimentary cake, ice cream, and a screening of the award-winning 1952 film Singin’in the Rain starring Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, and Debbie Reynolds. Period costumes with umbrellas encouraged.

Shadyside…The Art Festival on Walnut Street
The 17th Annual Shadyside…The Art Festival on Walnut Street produced by Howard Alan Events and hosted by the Shadyside Chamber of Commerce features 200 artists from 30 different states and live music.

An Evening with Edward Parks
New York opera sensation Edward Parks comes home to Indiana, PA to share an evening of song. Proceeds benefit the Indian County Competition for Young Musicians.

Pittsburgh New Works Festival
The festival presents 18 new one-act plays begins with staged readings on Aug. 24 & 31st, then four weeks of staged triple-bills. Visit web site for details.

Pittsburgh Brass Project
This chamber ensemble of River City Brass members will perform Haines: Toccata, Blacher: Divertimento, Pilss: Sonata, Eccles: Sonata, Poulenc: Trio, Bernstein: Brass Music, and more.

World Kaleidoscope presents Geese in the Bog
Geese in the Bog are four musicians who collectively have decades of experience playing in the true Irish tradition on button accordion, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, and guitar. Free admission.

2014 Moth Mainstage: "Don't Look Back"
True stories told live without notes. The cast includes MOTH podcast host Dan Kennedy, Pittsburgh natives Kate Tellers and Cole Kazdin, comedian Horace H.B. Sanders and writer Richard Price.

By Marshall Karp. Jerry is a successful writer of advertising jingles married to an equally successful lawyer. Living with the happy couple is the not so happy Abe, Jerry's curmudgeonly father in law. Abe is a funny guy to the audience, not to Jerry. Jerry's mother Mildred loses her house in a fire and needs a place to stay, but Abe and Mildred can't stand each other. There's one hilarious confrontation after another until the heart-warming finale.

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.