Upcoming Events

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Cocktails and Conversation 2017 @ St. Nicholas Catholic Church - 04/28/2017 The Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka (SPMMMV) presents its 4th Annual Cocktails & Conservation fundraising event on Friday, April 28, 2017. Join us in Millvale for a trip back to 1937 Pittsburgh during a Cocktail Reception with WQED’s Rick Sebak, live music with jazz pianist Tom Roberts, catering by Iron Oven, tea-infused offerings from Tupelo Honey Teas, cocktails by the Ladies United for the Protection of Endangered Cocktails (LUPEC), beer tasting with Vecenie Distributing, and a Silent Auction with a vintage flair.* Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction: 6:00 PM Program: 7:30PM Dessert Reception to follow. Featuring a large selection of homemade desserts and auction drawings. [more]
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Wild with Happy @ City Theatre - 04/28/2017 When struggling actor Gil returns home to bury his mother, he learns what a funny thing grief can be. Gil searches for a way to send her off in style, while his outrageous (and overbearing) Aunt Glo, hilarious best friend Mo, and an intriguing new-age funeral director do their best to derail his plans. Overflowing with love and laughter, this bright new comedy by Fear the Walking Dead star Colman Domingo will transport audiences from the church to the Magic Kingdom, with a whole lotta fabulous in between.[more]
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PGH Photo Fair @ Carnegie Museum of Art - 04/29/2017 We are pleased to announce the fifth edition of PGH Photo Fair, Pittsburgh’s first and only art fair promoting photography within the contemporary and fine-art market. PGH Photo Fair will host 13 internationally known dealers and photo projects, exhibiting museum-quality prints and photo-based art spanning the history of the medium, from 19th Century vintage prints to contemporary photography. These experts will also be offering photographic books and photo-based magazines.  This two-day event will be held on April 29 and 30, at the Carnegie Museum of Art's Hall of Sculpture, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. While the fair is free and open to the public, admission to exhibits at the museum will require a ticket and separate entry.[more]
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Porter Brewery Tours @ Ace Hotel - 04/29/2017 A celebration of Pittsburgh's local craft beer culture. The hopheads at Porter offer brewery bus tours departing from Ace Pittsburgh every Saturday afternoon. Tours include roughly a pint of beer samplings at each brewery we visit. If you need some food to wash down all that beer after you disembark the beer bus, Whitfield's main dining room opens at 5pm and there's a happy hour menu in the bar starting at 4:30pm. All tours depart from Whitfield St, right out front of the hotel.[more]
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Opening Day Party @ Biergarten - 05/02/2017 It's the first official day of the 2017 Biergarten Season Come celebrate the opening of the fabulous Biergarten, situated on the rooftop of the Hotel Monaco with killer views of the city. Enjoy the live german music of Pittsburgh's own Autobahn.[more]
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The xx @ Stage AE - 05/02/2017 The xx performs at Stage AE on May 16th.[more]
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Wild with Happy @ City Theatre - 05/03/2017 When struggling actor Gil returns home to bury his mother, he learns what a funny thing grief can be. Gil searches for a way to send her off in style, while his outrageous (and overbearing) Aunt Glo, hilarious best friend Mo, and an intriguing new-age funeral director do their best to derail his plans. Overflowing with love and laughter, this bright new comedy by Fear the Walking Dead star Colman Domingo will transport audiences from the church to the Magic Kingdom, with a whole lotta fabulous in between.[more]
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Cinco De Mayo @ Round Corner Cantina - 05/05/2017 Celebrate Cinco De Mayo the only way you know how- with LOTS of tequila, margaritas and tacos at Round Corner Cantina! DJ Juan Diego will be providing the music so you'll feel like you're on the beaches in Mexico. Oh, and also, first 25 people get a free marg or Dos Equis... So get there soon![more]
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Wild with Happy @ City Theatre - 05/05/2017 When struggling actor Gil returns home to bury his mother, he learns what a funny thing grief can be. Gil searches for a way to send her off in style, while his outrageous (and overbearing) Aunt Glo, hilarious best friend Mo, and an intriguing new-age funeral director do their best to derail his plans. Overflowing with love and laughter, this bright new comedy by Fear the Walking Dead star Colman Domingo will transport audiences from the church to the Magic Kingdom, with a whole lotta fabulous in between.[more]
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PITTONKATONK MAY DAY BRASS BBQ & POTLUCK @ Schenley Park - Vietnam Veterans Pavillion - 05/06/2017 Pittonkatonk is music without boundaries. It is a place where the audience and musicians become one. Pittonkatonk is music in a public space that belongs to everyone, with no stage, no doors, and no right way to express yourself. There is no admission fee, no corporate sponsors, and nothing is for sale. It is a pot-luck event where participants bring food, drink, music, dancing, and the desire to come together to celebrate what music and community really can be. Pittonkatonk connects local teens and adults with national and local musicians, activists, and educators in order to empower them to use their love of performing music to engage the world around them. Our mission is to promote music performance as a means of achieving positive personal, social, and political outcomes. To achieve this we have designed a series of workshops that engender purposeful music performance on a communal level, blurring the lines between performer and spectator, entertainment and activism.[more]
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Wild with Happy @ City Theatre - 05/07/2017 When struggling actor Gil returns home to bury his mother, he learns what a funny thing grief can be. Gil searches for a way to send her off in style, while his outrageous (and overbearing) Aunt Glo, hilarious best friend Mo, and an intriguing new-age funeral director do their best to derail his plans. Overflowing with love and laughter, this bright new comedy by Fear the Walking Dead star Colman Domingo will transport audiences from the church to the Magic Kingdom, with a whole lotta fabulous in between.[more]
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Cure'ated Dinner Series with Scott Vivian and Nate Middleton @ Cure - 05/08/2017 The Cure'ated dinner series is collaboration with guest chefs, curated by Justin Severino. Come taste the delicious food from Scott Vivian, chef of Beast and Nate Middleton, chef of Home of the Brave, both located in Toronto. Tickets available April 6 at 11am, reserve by calling at 412-252-2595[more]
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May Market and National Public Gardens Day @ Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens - 05/12/2017 Celebrate spring at the perennially popular May Market, a bustling marketplace where Phipps horticulturists, local garden clubs, nurseries, farms and other vendors come together for a plant sale of ultra-green proportions. May Market is free and open to the public, and on Fri., May 12, National Public Gardens Day, Conservatory admission is 50-percent off during May Market hours. It’s the perfect Mother’s Day weekend outing! Organic herbs and vegetable seedlings, tropical plants and succulents, low-maintenance perennials and shrubs on Phipps’ Top 10 Sustainable Plants lists, native and rain garden plants, and many other seasonal favorites are among the offerings green thumbs can expect to find at May Market. Also available for sale will be everything from organic soil and landscaping materials to botanical art and natural body care products. As always, Phipps staff and Master Gardeners will be on hand to share advice, and delicious hand-dipped fondant strawberries — a traditional offering — will be served. Stay tuned for a list of 2017 vendors and make plans to join us! [more]
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May Market and National Public Gardens Day @ Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens - 05/13/2017 Celebrate spring at the perennially popular May Market, a bustling marketplace where Phipps horticulturists, local garden clubs, nurseries, farms and other vendors come together for a plant sale of ultra-green proportions. May Market is free and open to the public, and on Fri., May 12, National Public Gardens Day, Conservatory admission is 50-percent off during May Market hours. It’s the perfect Mother’s Day weekend outing! Organic herbs and vegetable seedlings, tropical plants and succulents, low-maintenance perennials and shrubs on Phipps’ Top 10 Sustainable Plants lists, native and rain garden plants, and many other seasonal favorites are among the offerings green thumbs can expect to find at May Market. Also available for sale will be everything from organic soil and landscaping materials to botanical art and natural body care products. As always, Phipps staff and Master Gardeners will be on hand to share advice, and delicious hand-dipped fondant strawberries — a traditional offering — will be served. Stay tuned for a list of 2017 vendors and make plans to join us! [more]
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Porter Brewery Tours @ Ace Hotel - 05/13/2017 A celebration of Pittsburgh's local craft beer culture. The hopheads at Porter offer brewery bus tours departing from Ace Pittsburgh every Saturday afternoon. Tours include roughly a pint of beer samplings at each brewery we visit. If you need some food to wash down all that beer after you disembark the beer bus, Whitfield's main dining room opens at 5pm and there's a happy hour menu in the bar starting at 4:30pm. All tours depart from Whitfield St, right out front of the hotel.[more]
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Mum's The Word, A Floral Workshop w/ 4121 Main & Urbanist PGH @ Ace Hotel - 05/13/2017 Considering the move beyond dandelion and clover bouquets for mom on Mother's Day? For our first event in an ongoing collaborative series withUrbanist Pittsburgh, we're hosting a floral arrangement workshop with Thommy Conroy of 4121 MAIN. Thommy's floristry practice is based in classical compositions and ikebana technique. Stunner bouquets for the one who made you. Tickets include a welcome drink, all flowers, supplies and tools. Space is limited, so make sure you grab a ticket in advance.[more]
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Chris Rock: Total Blackout Tour 2017 @ Benedum Center - 05/16/2017 Tickets are selling out fast! Grab yours soon for tickets to the last available showing![more]
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Legume's 10th Birthday Party @ Legume - 05/17/2017 Legume is turning 10 year olds, and they're celebrating with a party! Join Legume on Wednesday, May 17 for whole goat and vegetarian tacos, snacks, and an old-school Pittsburgh sundae bar! Tickets are $38 and include two drinks and as many tacos and trips through the sundae bar as you wish. Tickets are available on our website. We’re also excited to be working with Jeff and Dominic from Costar Brewing in Highland Park on a special 10-year anniversary saisson featuring spelt from Weatherbury Farm and red lentils, which will debut in time for the party. We’ll also be screening “Seventeen Short Films about Legume” every hour, on the hour, starting at 5:00 p.m. at Pittsburgh FilmMakers (477 Melwood Avenue).[more]
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Monmade 2017 Summer Showcase @ Ace Hotel - 05/19/2017 WHAT'S HAPPENING? Connoisseurs of local goods are invited to a showcase with over 50 of the Pittsburgh region’s most exciting craft businesses, maker enterprises, design/build shops, and entrepreneurial artists. The event will feature new products and processes developed by these MONMADE producers including textiles, wallcoverings, lighting, furniture, tableware, and home goods. WHAT IS IT? Monmade.org will feature the products, producers, projects, partnerships, and places fostering craft manufacturing in the Pittsburgh region. The website will be an evolving online lookbook to help you connect with local producers and their products. WHAT DOES IT DO? MONMADE offers local solutions to your personal or professional design challenges. We help you discover and collaborate with the creative people making specialty goods in Pittsburgh. Whether it’s glass pendant lights for a major development or a ceramic cup for a good friend, MONMADE lets you keep it local. WHO DID IT? MONMADE is a network and platform developed by the Craft Business Accelerator (CBA) at Bridgeway Capital. The CBA provides local producers (craft businesses, maker enterprises, design/build shops, and entrepreneurial artists) with greater access to capital, guidance, markets, peers, space, and workforce – the essential elements of business success. The CBA aims to create a vibrant craft manufacturing ecosystem that revitalizes the Pittsburgh region’s disinvested areas and produces quality manufacturing jobs. This event is made possible with sponsorship from the urban redevelopment authority of Pittsburgh.[more]
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Southern Ladies Party @ 5801 Video Lounge - 05/20/2017 The 6th Annual Southern Ladies Party is finally upon you, and 5801 can't wait to see what fabulous LQQKS you queens turn out this year. Start practicing dropping it low whilst in heels now ... Dress code is entirely up to you - from beauty pageant glamour to pure trash - the SLP has seen it all. And don't worry - you don't have to wear a dress if you don't want to, but dressing up is highly encouraged. Prizes this year will be selected by Lady Cole herself, so be sure to dress to impress. This year, we're looking for: Miss Congeniality (Most Social Queen) Southern Sir (For the "Men") Pretty Little Miss (People's Choice) Best Hat (Best Overall) [more]
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Chance the Rapper @ PPG Paints Arena - 05/20/2017 Chance The Rapper is following up his successful Grammys night by announcing a major new run of tour dates! Join him at PPG Paints Arena!  [more]
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City Connects: Opportunity @ City Theatre - 05/21/2017 In partnership with Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Pittsburgh, City Connects: OPPORTUNITY will take place on Sunday, May 21 before and after the 2 p.m. showing of Ironbound. Depicting the life of a Polish immigrant woman, Ironbound is a contemporary exploration of the American Dream and existence on the economic margins of society. About the Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Pittsburgh: An independent 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to help people through life's changes and challenges by providing psychological, employment and social services. JF&CS is an acknowledged leader in helping immigrants and refugees resettle and successfully build new lives in our community. City Theatre is proud to announce a new community partnership initiative called City Connects. The program builds on the organization’s long-standing commitment to encouraging discussion and engagement beyond the work seen on stage and celebrates City Theatre’s core standing as an institution dedicated to inclusion and building a positive and enlightened world through theater. To advance this goal, City Theatre identifies local and national nonprofit partners who have specialized expertise in addressing the topics and issues inherent in City productions. [more]
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Porter Brewery Tours @ Ace Hotel - 05/27/2017 A celebration of Pittsburgh's local craft beer culture. The hopheads at Porter offer brewery bus tours departing from Ace Pittsburgh every Saturday afternoon. Tours include roughly a pint of beer samplings at each brewery we visit. If you need some food to wash down all that beer after you disembark the beer bus, Whitfield's main dining room opens at 5pm and there's a happy hour menu in the bar starting at 4:30pm. All tours depart from Whitfield St, right out front of the hotel.[more]
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Future Islands @ Stage AE - 05/28/2017 Come see Future Islands featuring special guest Zack Mexico at Stage AE![more]
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Three Rivers Arts Festival @ Point State Park - 06/02/2017 Head down to Point Park for days of music, art and food![more]
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Three Rivers Arts Festival @ Point State Park - 06/05/2017 Head down to Point Park for days of music, art and food![more]
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Three Rivers Arts Festival @ Point State Park - 06/08/2017 Head down to Point Park for days of music, art and food![more]
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Porter Brewery Tours @ Ace Hotel - 06/10/2017 A celebration of Pittsburgh's local craft beer culture. The hopheads at Porter offer brewery bus tours departing from Ace Pittsburgh every Saturday afternoon. Tours include roughly a pint of beer samplings at each brewery we visit. If you need some food to wash down all that beer after you disembark the beer bus, Whitfield's main dining room opens at 5pm and there's a happy hour menu in the bar starting at 4:30pm. All tours depart from Whitfield St, right out front of the hotel.[more]
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2017 Pride in the Street @ Liberty Ave between 9th and 10th Street - 06/10/2017 Join at Pride in the Street--Pittsburgh's largest dance party taking place on Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh on Saturday, June 10. Previous headliners have included Kesha, Nick Jonas, Chaka Khan, Adam Lambert, Melissa Etheridge and Patti LaBelle. Stay tuned for our headerline announcement, additional performers and ticket info![more]
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Three Rivers Arts Festival @ Point State Park - 06/11/2017 Head down to Point Park for days of music, art and food![more]
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Cure'ated Dinner Series with Carrie and Rupert Blease @ Morcilla - 06/12/2017 The Cure'ated dinner series is collaboration with guest chefs, curated by Justin Severino. Come taste the delicious food from Carrie and Rupert Blease, chefs of Lord Stanely in San Francisco, CA. Tickets available May 11 at 11am, reserve by calling at 412-652-9924[more]
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Sugar Ros @ Stage AE - 06/15/2017 Sigur Rós have announced a new leg of north american tour dates for spring of 2017. Continuing the experiment begun this year, the group will be performing as trio, eschewing the string, brass, and other auxiliary musicians that have been a hallmark of live performances the past decade. Once again they will be touring without a support act, performing two career spanning sets (separated by an intermission) starting from 8:30pm sharp at each show. As with the previous tour, this run is largely comprised of theater shows, making for some of the most intimate performances the band has presented in years. The awe-inspiring live visuals, designed by the same team behind their previous knights of illumination award-winning tour, have been met with universal praise, pairing with the emotional heft of the music to create a wholly subsuming experience.[more]
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2017 Urban Garden Party @ Mattress Factory - 06/16/2017 Join the fun at the #MattressFactory's signature fundraiser, the Urban Garden Party: MF40, chaired by Eric J. Werner. Party with CFOs, artists, entrepreneurs, hipsters, musicians, and more! VIP Pre-Party: 6 - 7:30 pm General Admission: 7:30 - 11 pm VIP: $360 | $310 MF Members General Admission: $95 | $75 MF Members E-mail nhall@mattress.org for your special member code! VIP tickets open the doors to the exclusive VIP Pre-Party from 6 - 7:30 pm, hosted by Bob Sendall of All in Good Taste Productions and featuring signature cocktails and delectable eats. Your VIP pass also gets you access to the VIP Lounge, entertainment, a private bar, restroom and courtyard for VIPs only--throughout the night. General Admission tickets get you entrance to the hottest party of the year beginning at 7:30 pm with live entertainment, open bar, fare from dozens of the city's hottest restaurants and hobnobbing with Pittsburgh's art elite! All proceeds benefit the Mattress Factory's artistic programs, exhibitions and education outreach.[more]
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Porter Brewery Tours @ Ace Hotel - 06/24/2017 A celebration of Pittsburgh's local craft beer culture. The hopheads at Porter offer brewery bus tours departing from Ace Pittsburgh every Saturday afternoon. Tours include roughly a pint of beer samplings at each brewery we visit. If you need some food to wash down all that beer after you disembark the beer bus, Whitfield's main dining room opens at 5pm and there's a happy hour menu in the bar starting at 4:30pm. All tours depart from Whitfield St, right out front of the hotel.[more]
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Porter Brewery Tours @ Ace Hotel - 07/08/2017 A celebration of Pittsburgh's local craft beer culture. The hopheads at Porter offer brewery bus tours departing from Ace Pittsburgh every Saturday afternoon. Tours include roughly a pint of beer samplings at each brewery we visit. If you need some food to wash down all that beer after you disembark the beer bus, Whitfield's main dining room opens at 5pm and there's a happy hour menu in the bar starting at 4:30pm. All tours depart from Whitfield St, right out front of the hotel.[more]
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Cure'ated Dinner Series with Tarver King @ Cure - 07/10/2017 The Cure’ated dinner series is collaboration with guest chefs, curated by Justin Severino. Come taste the delicious food from Tarver King, chef at The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm in Lovettsville, VA. Tickets available June 8th at 11am, reserve by calling 412-252-2595[more]
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5th Annual Deutschtown Music Festival @ Welcome to Deutschtown - 07/14/2017 The 5th annual Deutschtown Music fest will feature 200 bands, 28 stages, 8 outdoor stages, 20+ food vendors, a beer garden and will be held on 2 days this year, July 14th and 15th. All performances are FREE. Come discover live local music on Pittsburgh's historic Northside![more]
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5th Annual Deutschtown Music Festival @ Welcome to Deutschtown - 07/15/2017 The 5th annual Deutschtown Music fest will feature 200 bands, 28 stages, 8 outdoor stages, 20+ food vendors, a beer garden and will be held on 2 days this year, July 14th and 15th. All performances are FREE. Come discover live local music on Pittsburgh's historic Northside![more]
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Porter Brewery Tours @ Ace Hotel - 07/22/2017 A celebration of Pittsburgh's local craft beer culture. The hopheads at Porter offer brewery bus tours departing from Ace Pittsburgh every Saturday afternoon. Tours include roughly a pint of beer samplings at each brewery we visit. If you need some food to wash down all that beer after you disembark the beer bus, Whitfield's main dining room opens at 5pm and there's a happy hour menu in the bar starting at 4:30pm. All tours depart from Whitfield St, right out front of the hotel.[more]
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Cure'ated Dinner Series with Elliott Moss @ White Oak Farms - 08/06/2017 The Cure’ated dinner series is collaboration with guest chefs, curated by Justin Severino. Come taste the delicious food from Elliott Moss, chef of Buxton Hall BBQ in Asheville, NC. Tickets available March 3rd at 11am, reserve by calling 412-652-9924[more]