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  • Theater The Merchant of Venice

    June 18, 2015

    Revenge meets Gossip Girl in Urban Impact Shakes’ production of The Merchant of Venice. Shakespeare’s tale of love and bitterness, choice and fate, takes on new meaning as the actors connect the story to their own lives. Come eager to laugh, quick to empathize, ready to ask questions of faith, and to snap a selfie or two! Created by director Eric Anderson […]

  • Event The Fourth Annual Food Pantry Brunch Challenge

    January 8, 2015

    Northside Common Ministries Community Food Pantry has challenged 10 local chefs to test their skills—can they prepare a delicious brunch appetizer item from only the food found in a local community food pantry?  Chefs from Rivers Casino, Eat’n Park, Whole Foods Market, Strictly Business Catering, Thai Me Up, the Grand Hall at the Priory […]

  • Event Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Awards

    November 19, 2014

    Celebrate the third annual Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Awards at a free public ceremony.  The awards honor Carol R. Brown, who led the cultural and economic transformation of downtown Pittsburgh’s cultural district as President of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust from 1986 to 2001. Conceptual artist Lenka Clayton will be honored as Emerging Artist and […]

  • Dance Life, Love, & Jazz

    June 23, 2014

    Texture Contemporary Ballet opens its fourth season with Life, Love, & Jazz, a celebration of rhythm, style and creativity.  This performance series features Texture’s resident dancers, as well as guest dance artists from distinguished companies across the nation. Associate Artistic Director Kelsey Bartman will present a new piece, and resident choreographer and composer Gabriel Gaffney Smith adds […]

  • Music Concerto for Orkestra

    March 22, 2014

    TICKTS only $15 in advance.  Student tickets available at the door. Ben Opie, OPEK, and Nizan Leibovich present the world premiere of Concerto for Orkestra, a brand new symphony for jazz orchestra.  Composed by Pittsburgh jazz musician Ben Opie, Concerto for Orkestra features ten movements styled around the idea that music is a kind of transportation.  Following […]

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