Gathering Stories: Writing Workshop

10/25/2017 @ 6:00pm - 12:00 AM Creative Nonfiction, 5119 Coral Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15224 When a place disappears, how do memories of that place live on? In collaboration with Code for Pittsburgh, Creative Nonfiction is offering a FREE evening workshop focusing on how to interview others and tell better stories. Through the end of 2017, Code for Pittsburgh will be building a map of landmarks that are gone. They\'re making a free and open record of these landmarks and the stories that connect people to them. The goal is to collect as many landmarks, and stories, as possible. That\'s where you come in. Join us on Wednesday, October 25 at 6:00 pm, for an evening workshop on interview techniques and storytelling, plus, more information on how to get involved with this one-of-a-kind project. Under the instruction of Andrew Conte, an award-winning investigative journalist, we\'ll cover the basics of getting someone to open up and share their story. RSVP today to reserve your seat at the workshop! Following the workshop we invite all attendees and interested volunteers to join us for a Community Listening Event on Friday, November 3rd where we’ll collect data and stories about landmarks that have disappeared from the city. Perhaps you\'ll find the inspiration for your next essay while working on the Unlandmarks Project! Tea, coffee, and light snacks will be provided.

South Hills Village Mall Halloween Boo Bash & Trick or Treating

10/26/2017 @ 6:00PM - 2:00 AM South Hills Village Mall 301 South Hills Village, Bethel Park, PA 15241

DePaul School's 14th Annual Reach for the Stars Gala

10/27/2017 @ 5:30pm - 12:00 AM Heinz Field Club East

The Reach for the Stars Gala is an evening to benefit the children of DePaul School for Hearing and Speech. This year’s gala is television-themed and we are excited to host a “live studio audience” for our feature presentation. It will be a night filled with games, quizzes, and a silent auction that all goes toward a wonderful cause. Come and celebrate our students’ current and future success! An exclusive VIP reception will be held from 5:30pm-6:30pm with cocktails and appetizers. The party continues at 6:30pm for all guests! A sit-down dinner and DePaul Feature Presentation will follow. For more information, or to RSVP, go to\/gala.

Special Exhibit: Silence of the Lambs Cage at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

10/27/2017 Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum 4141 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Heavenly Halloween Bash at the Renaissance Fulton Pittsburgh Hotel

10/27/2017 @ 9:00PM - 12:00 AM - 10/28/2017 Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel, 107 6th Street, Pittsburgh, 15222

Annual Halloween Parade – Robinson Town Centre

10/28/2017 @ 1:00PM - 2:00 AM

Kyiv Ukrainian Dance Ensemble presents "Whirlwind of Ukraine"

10/28/2017 @ 3:00 pm - 12:00 AM Andrew Carnegie Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave, Carnegie, PA 15106 Enjoy over 40 dancers and musicians as they take you on a whirlwind journey across Ukraine. The show portrays four cousins who receive the gift of a lifetime - a three-week tour of their ancestral homeland, Ukraine. Travel with Nina, Anya, Nick and Andriy as they journey from city to city enjoying the wonder, beauty and excitement each place has to offer. Each location builds upon the next with amazing food, family and festivals of dance and music, culminating in the Independence Day celebrations in the capital of Kyiv! Kyiv Ukrainian Dance Ensemble will be joined by special guests Zorya Ukrainian Female Vocal Ensemble of Cleveland, Orkestar Zabava and Andriy Lassowsky Musicians. The Ukrainian Market Place with traditional foods and cultural items will begin at 12:00pm Reception with the dancers following the performance with food and refreshments. Music provided by Orkestar Zabava.

Pittsburgh Shorts Film Festival

10/25/2017 @ 7:00PM - 12:00 AM - 10/29/2017 August Wilson Center

Celebrate independent filmmaking with five days of the best contemporary short films from around the globe. The first festival of its kind in the region, Pittsburgh Shorts includes narratives, documentaries and animated films—plus visiting filmmakers, a virtual reality exhibit, and a Halloween Bash. #FilmsConnectUs #ShortAndSweet #FunSizeFitsAll #FilmPgh

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