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All Events | Starting today

Smokey Robinson
The Pittsburgh Symphony welcomes the miraculous pop music icon Smokey Robinson as part of its Thursday Icons series.

The Tempest
Shakespeare's The Tempest is performed outdoors at Powell Stackhouse Park for the company's 25th season.

Pablo Villegas, guitar
The Just Summer concert series closes with Spanish guitarist Pablo Villegas in a program titled "The Art of the Spanish Guitar." Mr. Villegas has been hailed by critics as one of the world's leading classical guitarists and as an ambassador of Spanish culture with performances in more than 30 countries since his auspicious debut with the New York Philharmonic under Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos. Pre-concert refreshments and social at 6:30 pm.

Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh 2015
Become the spectacle for one raucous, zany night. (Ages 21+ only) Run away with the circus during the 9th annual Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh hosted by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. Indulge in a night of wondrous entertainment. VIP party at 7 pm; Main Event at 9 pm. Follow web link for reservations.

Gallery Crawl
Gallery Crawl in the cultural district. Free admission to crawl events. Follow the website link or call 412-456-6666 for more information

Concert 01
PNME's 40th season looks forward and honors the past. Kevin Noe begins the season with the world premiere of The Gray Cat and the Flounder by Kieren MacMillan commissioned in memory of Bernatte Callery with music, songs, theater, puppetry, imagined ballet and cartoons by Joe Newcomer.

Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro
Mozart's classic comic masterpiece, sung in English, conjures up "Downton Abbey" in a lively new production. A sparkling overture, the greatest ensembles ever written and divine arias tell a witty tale of the tensions between love and lust, servant and master, wife and lover.

Featuring one show-stopping song after another such as "Everything's Coming Up Roses," "You Gotta Get a Gimmick" and "Let Me Entertain You," GYPSY truly is "the greatest of all American musicals" (New York Times).� Based on the real-life memoirs of burlesque mega-star, Gypsy Rose Lee, Gypsy tells the story of the mother behind the curtain, Mama Rose.

Summer Festival of the Arts
This collaboration between Youngstown State University and the regional arts community promotes the diversity of art in the Mahoning Valley, and welcomes regional and national fine and performing arts as well as area ethnic and cultural institutions.

Classical BBQ
The BBQ eat & greet with PSO musicians begins in the garden at 6:30 followed by an hour-long concert at 7:30 featuring Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture and highlights from the 2015-2016 season. Stay after for live jazz in the garden.

Aeolian Winds
Enjoy a free 90-minute concert on the lawn at Mellon Park. Food is available on site from The Bagel Factory or bring your own -- you might win Citiparks' weekly Best Brunch Contest.

Norbert Lewandowski - Got Tone?
This Wednesday Showcase focuses on PNME cellist Norbert Lewandowski in works by David Lang, Philip Glass, and Andy Akiho including some multi-tracked magic.

The Piano Guys
Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015 Venue: Benedum Center Time: 8:00 PM $100 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event. Hailing from Utah, The Piano Guys became an internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos that have amassed three million YouTube subscribers and more than 500 million views.

The Tenors
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Venue: Byham Theater Time: 8:00 PM $125 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 Meet & Greet ticket to the event. $90 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event. 2013 Juno Award Winners The Tenors have shared the stage with Sarah McLachlan, Neil Young, Paul Anka, Justin Bieber, Paul McCartney, Brian McKnight, David Foster, and Natalie Cole among others, in venues from Bangkok to London, and New York to Israel. They have been hailed as musical ambassadors and Canada's national treasure.    

  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.