All Events | Starting Sunday, June 17, 2012
Edgewood Symphony Orchestra
A free 90-minute outdoor concert. QED deejays will be there with giveaways, and Citiparks will award a prize for the best picnic brunch.
Midsummer Night's Revels
PSIP's first annual fundraising dinner offers drinks and appetizers at 6:30pm and at 7:00 pm a full-course dinner, entertainment, magic, and a silent auction. Donations support PSIP’s September 2012 production of "The Tempest," directed by Alan Irvine, performed free of charge in Pittsburgh city parks.
Lettice and Lovage
Terra Nova Theater Group presents this sparkling comedy by Peter Shaffer, author of Equus and Amadeus, which tells the tale of Lettice Douffet, an eccentric tour guide at one of England’s least stately homes. The role was created specifically for Maggie Smith and is played by Susan Martinelli. Mark Stevenson directs.
The Gershwins - Here To Stay
Marvin Hamlisch conducts a celebration of the great song-writing team George and Ira Gershwin. Superb Gershwin interpreter Kevin Cole and Grammy Award-winning vocalist Sylvia McNair will bring their music to life. Enjoy classic American songs, including "The Man I Love," "I Got Rhythm," and Gershwin's masterpiece Rhapsody in Blue, all while viewing exclusive home-videos from the Gershwin family. Who could ask for anything more?
Call for Artists
Call for artists for the Open Juried Exhibit. The juror is Joy Borelli-Edwards, of Pittsburgh's Borelli Edwards Gallery. Deadline for entry is August 14th. Details at 724 423-5933.
Next to Normal
Carrnivale Theatrics and Front Porch Theatricals present the first local production of this contemporary pop/rock musical by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey that won three Tony Awards in 2009, including Best Score, and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Next to Normal is an emotional powerhouse of a musical about a family trying to take care of themselves and each other.
The Cashore Marionettes at Garrett Lakes
The Garrett Lakes Arts Festival in McHenry, MD, presents the Cashore Marionettes, described as a "celebration of life."
Factory Direct: Pittsburgh
Factory Direct: Pittsburgh showcases the artwork of 14 established contemporary artists invited to conduct artist residencies in Pittsburgh-based factories. Artists worked closely with the management team and factory workers within their host facilities to plan and execute a new work of art based on the factory's history, technologies, materials, and/or processes.
The Raim-Wehr Duo
The Allegheny Riverstone Center for the Arts presents the The Raim-Wehr Duo in a recital of works for two pianos including J. S. Bach's Concerto in C Minor, BWV 1060; Joe Utterback's Two for Two--Jazz Spirituals for Piano Duet; Two Hungarian Dances by Brahms, Scaramouche by Milhaud, and Rachmaninoff's Suite no. 1 (Fantasie-tableaux).
Eastern Watershed Klezmer Quartet
Pittsburgh’s versatile Klezmer/Balkan band, Eastern Watershed Klezmer Quartet, performs popular and lively dance music from Eastern Europe. Specializing in klezmer, the traditional dance music of the Eastern European Jews, Eastern Watershed combines its own musical influences with the traditional style. Free admission.