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Pittsburgh's Electro Swing Soireé

11/18/2017 @ 7:00PM - 12:00 AM CAVO, 1916 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222

It’s that time again! Experience a night of classic cocktails, retro performers, great conversation, dancing, and live Electro Swing music. A night that synthesizes classic with contemporary, that fuses the sounds of the first Great Depression with the cutting-edge technology of the second.

In Concert: Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas

11/18/2017 @ 8:00pm - 12:00 AM McGonigle Theatre, Central Catholic High School, 4720 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 The musical partnership between consummate performer Alasdair Fraser, "the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling," and brilliant Californian cellist, Natalie Haas, spans the full spectrum between intimate chamber music and ecstatic dance energy. For over 16 years, they have set the standard for fiddle and cello in traditional music, thrilling international audiences with their virtuosic playing and the joyful spontaneity of their music. Fraser has a concert and recording career several decades long, with an extensive list of awards, radio and television credits, and feature performances on top movie soundtracks. In 2011, he was inducted into the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame. Haas is one of the most sought after cellists in traditional music. She has performed and recorded with a who\'s who of the fiddle world including Mark O\'Connor, Natalie MacMaster, Irish supergroups Solas and Altan and Jeremy Kittel. According to The Scotsman, "Fraser, one of the most respected of all exponents of the Scots fiddle, would look long and hard to find a more appropriate cellist as a partner...A positive joy." The Fraser and Haas concert is part of the 11th Annual Balmoral Classic, a weekend event that features the US Junior Bagpiping and Scottish Snare Drumming Championships, which will be held earlier that day. $25 Advance \/ $35 Door Students w\/ID | Seniors 65+: $15

2nd Stage@Prime Stage: Season Selection Series

11/18/2017 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 AM Prime Stage Studio Season Selection Series 7:00 p.m. at the Prime Stage Studio November 18, 2017 We invite you to participate in the selection of plays for Prime Stage mainstage productions by attending our three part series of staged readings. All readings are based on literature from school reading lists, or new plays that address life experiences through positive role models. Your suggestions, feedback and ideas are important to us. Email 2ndstage@primestage.com for reservations and pay what you can. Prime Stage Studio 840 Saw Mill Run Blvd Pittsburgh, PA 15220 2nd Stage is experiencing the artistic process from the other side of the stage!

Nashville Folk\/Indie Artist Cyndi Washburn

11/24/2017 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 AM Black Forge Coffee House Nashville recording and performance artist Cyndi Washburn shares and evening of her original music on Black Friday at the Black Forge Coffee House. No country tunes, only indie folk and acoustic. Show is only $5 at the door.

St. Nick Soiree at The Priory Hotel

12/1/2017 @ 7:00PM - 12:00 AM The Priory Hotel, 614 Pressley Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Join Catholic Charities\' Emerging Leaders Council for their holiday kickoff fundraiser! The 3rd Annual St. Nick Soiree promises festive food and drink, live music, and excellent company.

In Defense of Gravity

12/1/2017 @ 8:00pm - 12:00 AM - 12/3/2017 George R. White Studio, Pittsburgh Opera, 2425 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222,

Attack Theatre presents a world-premiere performance inspired by the poetry of local legend, Jimmy Cvetic. In Defense of Gravity combines laughter, shock, and an unabashed look at the hard moments of life. Inspired by the gritty and heartfelt poetry of Jimmy Cvetic, this dance and live music performance makes an uplifting case for the solemn moments that keep us grounded. Blending myriad art forms, In Defense of Gravity features guest artists: actor, Patrick Jordan; musicians, Ben Opie and PJ Roduta; and vocalist, Anqwenique. How does the body respond to the pull of gravity? How does the mind respond to the weight of life\'s heavy moments? Performance Dates and Times: Friday, Dec. 1 at 8:00pm Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2:00pm Saturday, Dec. 2 at 8:00pm Sunday, Dec. 3 at 6:00pm Tickets: $15 — Student, Teacher, Artist, Senior $25 — General Admission $40 — Directors Seats (Limited) All prices increase by $5 at the door.

Sounds of the Season Ingomar

12/1/2017 @ 7:30pm - 12:00 AM Ingomar United Methodist Church, 1501 W Ingomar Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Board a train, plane or sleigh to journey into the holiday season – from the North Pole to Bethlehem itself! Come hear the Sounds of the Season, our ever-popular December concert. Holiday classics, traditional carols, and seasonal selections make this your new favorite tradition. It\'s a joyful time of year to bring everyone together to make this your treasured holiday tradition. Adults $20 ($23 door) Students (12+) $8.00 Children under 12 FREE For more information or to order advance tickets, visit: http:\/\/www.pccsing.org\/

2017 RMU Island Sports Center Holiday Spectacular Ice Skating Show - Christmas on Broadway

12/2/2017 @ 1:00 PM - 12:00 AM - 12/3/2017 RMU Island Sports Center

RMU Island Sports Center\'s Christmas on Broadway! A Broadway-Styled Holiday Ice Skating Show featuring a mix of Broadway favorites and Christmas musical fun and skating that should not be missed! Skating performances showcasing the talents of the RMU Island Sports Center\'s Figure Skating Academy, skating school, Theatre on Ice and synchronized skating teams that are sure to delight! Skating show and open skate following the show with cast member - for all interested audience members! Advanced Tickets on Sale: November 4 - December 1: $10.00 general admission Show Day Tickets: $15 Adults, $12 Children 12 and under & Senior Citizens

Sounds of the Season Fox Chapel

12/2/2017 @ 7:30pm - 12:00 AM Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church, 384 Fox Chapel Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15238

Board a train, plane or sleigh to journey into the holiday season – from the North Pole to Bethlehem itself! Come hear the Sounds of the Season, our ever-popular December concert. Holiday classics, traditional carols, and seasonal selections make this your new favorite tradition. It\'s a joyful time of year to bring everyone together to make this your treasured holiday tradition. Tickets: Adults $20 ($23 door) Students (12+) $8.00 Children under 12 FREE For more information or to order advance tickets, visit: http:\/\/www.pccsing.org\/

Sounds of the Season

12/3/2017 @ 4:00pm - 12:00 AM Ingomar United Methodist Church, 1501 W Ingomar Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Board a train, plane or sleigh to journey into the holiday season – from the North Pole to Bethlehem itself! Come hear the Sounds of the Season, our ever-popular December concert. Holiday classics, traditional carols, and seasonal selections make this your new favorite tradition. It\'s a joyful time of year to bring everyone together to make this your treasured holiday tradition. Tickets: Adults $20 ($23 door) Students (12+) $8.00 Children under 12 FREE For more information, or to order advance tickets, visit: http:\/\/www.pccsing.org\/

Spin Class Benefiting PFWPA

12/6/2017 @ 7:15PM - 12:00 AM Cycletique

Join us for a spin class benefiting Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania! Cost is $30 per person; no spin experience necessary. Call 412.837.2542 for registration information.

Midnight Radio: A Christmas Story

12/7/2017 @ 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM - 12/23/2017 Bricolage Production Company, 937 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15222

Follow Ralphie on his quest for the perfect Christmas gift and watch as we recreate all the most iconic moments from the movie including the infamous Pink Nightmare bunny pajamas and The Old Man’s prized leg lamp. This December, Midnight Radio will be taking on the beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Story! Skip the TV marathon this year and get in on the action with Foley sound effects, cheeky commercial spoofs, and a dizzying array of vocal acrobatics all done live before your eyes. Follow Ralphie on his quest for the perfect Christmas gift and watch as we recreate all the most iconic moments from the movie including the infamous Pink Nightmare bunny pajamas and The Old Man’s prized leg lamp. A longtime fan favorite, our Midnight Radio series takes the form of a classic 1940s radio broadcast. In this show YOU are cast as the live studio audience, so play your part and don’t miss your cue when the applause sign flashes! Always memorable, often irreverent, and never at midnight or on the radio, Midnight Radio is the perfect holiday tradition. Plus! Don’t miss our free Happy Half-hour 30 minutes before every show with free drinks and interactive holiday-themed amusements! General Admission Ticket: $35 Student Ticket (with Valid ID only): $25 Discounts for Groups of 10 or More: Call Fred at 412.471.0999. A Christmas Story was written by Philip Grecian and based on the motion picture by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown, & Bob Clark. Performance Schedule Week 1 Dec 7 • Thursday • 8pm (opening night • tickets are only $30) Dec 8 • Friday • 8pm Dec 9 • Saturday • 8pm Week 2 Dec 14 • Thursday • 8pm (Foley & Sensory Workshop\/Audio Description) Dec 15 • Friday • 8pm Dec 16 • Saturday • 2pm & 8pm Week 3 Dec 20 • Wednesday • 7pm (Pay What You Want) Dec 21 • Thursday • 8pm Dec 22 • Friday • 8pm Dec 23 • Saturday • 2pm & 8pm Special Events Opening Night • Dec 8 • Thursday • 8:00pm To celebrate the opening of Midnight Radio: A Christmas Story we’re offering $5 off every ticket. No promo code necessary. Bring a group to save even more (email Fred Frances at fred@webbricolage.org for details). Foley & Sensory Workshop • Dec 14 • Thursday • 6:45pm Come to the theater early to experience the Foley equipment hands-on! Jingle some bells and create footsteps in the snow as you get to play with the equipment we use to bring the story to life through sound. The cast of A Christmas Story will be on hand to show you how. Doors open at 6:30pm and the workshop begins at 6:45pm. Free and open to all patrons (no show ticket necessary). Pay What You Want • Dec 20 • Wednesday • 8:00pm Bricolage is pleased to offer tickets to this performance at any price! Pay any amount at the door starting at 7:30pm (tickets are available on a first come, first served basis), or pay in advance online for as little as $5.00. All seats are general admission. Accessibility Midnight Radio features Braille and large print programs. Audio Description is available on Thursday, December 14th, along with a free pre-show Foley & Sensory Workshop. Bricolage’s space at 937 Liberty Avenue is designed for wheelchair access and features all-gender restrooms. Bricolage is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and welcoming to all patrons. We encourage patrons to identify any specific accommodations that would make their experience more enjoyable in the comments section when purchasing tickets or by contacting Fred Frances at 412.471.0999 or fred@webbricolage.org.

Sounds of the Season Holiday Concert

12/8/2017 @ 5:30PM - 12:00 AM Legacy Theater

Come celebrate a festive evening at Passavant Hospital Foundation\'s annual Sounds of the Season Holiday Concert featuring the Pine Creek Community Band on Friday, December 8, 2017 at Passavant Hospital Foundation Legacy Theatre at Cumberland Woods Village. The event begins at 5:30 PM, with a free reception open to the public featuring gift basket raffles, cookies and hot chocolate, and food provided by Texas Roadhouse and other local vendors. Individual tickets for the concert are available for $5 each. Call 412-748-6640 to reserve your tickets. All proceeds from the Sounds of the Season concert will benefit the UPMC Passavant Nursing Education Fund.

Nutcracker at Carnegie Performing Arts Center

12/8/2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 AM - 12/17/2017 Andrew Carnegie Music Hall

An old fashioned holiday theme is the offering for this year’s Nutcracker as presented by the Carnegie Performing Arts Center. The Nutcracker is being performed for two weekends, beginning on Friday, December 8, and ending on Sunday, December 17. Performances will be held at the Andrew Carnegie Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Avenue in Carnegie. Performances of the Nutcracker will be at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are available at the door and are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and children. Melina Kennelly of Dormont, a senior at Keystone Oaks, will dance the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy while Danielle Buttlar, a senior at Seton La Salle and from Mt. Lebanon, will dance the Queen of the Snow. Madisen Albert from Carnegie, an 8th grader at Carlynton High School, will portray the part of Clara while Gavin Helbig, also of Carnegie, in the 8th grade and who attends Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School, will be the Nutcracker Prince that comes to life and takes Clara to the Candy Kingdom. Cori Sheppard of Mt. Lebanon, who is a senior at Mt. Lebanon High School will dance the role of Dew Drop Fairy. Over 60 dancers from many community dance schools ranging in age from 5 – adult round out the cast ofswirling snowflakes and candy flowers. Monica Ryan, choreographer and director of the Carnegie Performing Arts Center is celebrating the forty second anniversary production of the Nutcracker. As in the past, there will be a raffle and Chinese Auction during the intermissions of the three acts of the Nutcracker. For more information about the performances please call theCarnegie Performing Arts Center at (412) 279-8887 or access the website at www.carnegieperformingartscenter.com # # #

2017 Pittsburgh Winter Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show

12/9/2017 @ 10:00am - 12:00 AM Teamsters Local 249 Banquet Hall Apply Now! 2017 Pittsburgh Winter Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show We are so excited to launch another one of our new show locations for 2017 in Pittsburgh! Join us and shop a variety of unique gifts for loved ones! This large show will feature artists and crafters selling their original handmade items! Admission is $3 to the public, children under 12 are free. A portion of proceeds will benefit the local non-profit Girls on the Run. This show is currently accepting vendors. For more information about the Avant-Garde Art & Craft Shows, please visit www.avantgardeshows.com. Also, become a fan and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and LinkedIn! LOCATION: Teamsters Local 249 Banquet Hall 4701 Butler St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201 DATE: Saturday, December 9, 2017 TIME: 10:00am-5:00pm

Ugly Sweater Contest and Christmas Sing Along

12/9/2017 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 AM Prime Stage Studio

Ugly Sweater Contest and Christmas Sing Along Saturday, December 9, 2017 7:00 PM @ the Prime Stage Studio Entertainment by Windpipe Comedy Enterprises $15 online Including refreshments Prime Stage Studio 840 Saw Mill Run Blvd, Lower Level Pittsburgh, PA 15220

Chatham Baroque: A Jubilant Season

12/15/2017 - 12/17/2017 Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University

The incomparable French Canadian soprano, Pascale Beaudin, returns to our stage for a joyful program of holiday favorites, including J. S. Bach’s exuberant cantata Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen for soprano, baroque trumpet, and strings. With guests Pascale Beaudin (soprano), Evan Few (violin), Kristen Linfante (viola), Alan Lewis (chamber organ), Shelby Lewis (natural trumpet). For more information, visit chathambaroque.org or call (412)-687-1788

Writing Outside the Lines

1/11/2018 @ 6:30pm - 12:00 AM - 2/8/2018 Creative Nonfiction Foundation There are many ways to tell stories that are true. In this lively five-workshop Thursday series, examples and writing prompts will help you practice innovative ways of breaking through traditional essay structure and thinking about how form can complement content in creative nonfiction. Activities and prompts include writing a short food memoir in the form of a recipe card, a flash nonfiction piece about a transformative moment that leaps in time, a six-word memoir, an encyclopedia entry, and a sensory map. You and your peers will examine how the fine art of perhaps-ing, or the speculative, can broaden the reach of your storytelling. Between sessions, you\'ll revise your work to share with the instructor and your peers at the next meeting, and for the final workshop, you will choose one piece to revise for possible publication. We\'ll also learn more about magazines that publish experimental and traditional forms. Click the link to our website for week-by-week descriptions. [https:\/\/www.creativenonfiction.org\/products\/writing-outside-lines]

“The Music of Bob Dylan” with Steve Hackman and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh

1/25/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 AM Mr. Smalls Theater: 400 Lincoln Ave. (Millvale) January 25-28, Mr. Smalls Presents “The Music of Bob Dylan” with Steve Hackman and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh. Featuring the world premiere of Hackman’s “The Times They Are A’Changin’,” an oratorio based on the music of Bob Dylan, the concert will also include choral renditions of Radiohead, the Beatles and Leonard Cohen. Thurs., Jan. 25: doors at 6:30 p.m.; show at 7:30 p.m. Fri. & Sat., Jan. 26 & 27: doors at 7:00 p.m.; show at 8:00 p.m. Sun., Jan. 28 (matinee): doors at 2:00 p.m.; show at 3:00 p.m. Mr. Smalls Theater: 400 Lincoln Ave. (Millvale) Tickets $25-$40

Chatham Baroque: Bach and the Trio Sonata

2/9/2018 @ 2:30 PM - 12:00 AM Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University

Chatham Baroque unveils their own inventive arrangements of J. S. Bach’s famous Organ Trios, orchestrating them for violin, recorder, viola da gamba, theorbo, and keyboard. With guests Anne Timberlake (recorder) and Justin Wallace (historical keyboards). For more information, visit chathambaroque.org or call (412)-687-1788

Power of Work Awards

3/20/2018 @ 11:30am - 12:00 AM Sheraton Station Square Since 1997, our annual Power of Work Awards recognizes employers\' efforts to hire and accomodate employees with barriers to employment.

Chatham Baroque: The Three Violins

4/13/2018 @ 7:30 PM - 12:00 AM 2040 Washington Rd, Upper St. Clair, PA 15241 With virtuoso violinists in harmonious concert, Chatham Baroque explores the rarely-performed repertoire of music for three violins and continuo. Hear the music of Marini, Schmelzer, Purcell, alongside one of the most famous Baroque pieces of all time: Johann Pachelbel’s Canon in D. With guests Evan Few and Edwin Huizinga (violins), and David Walker (theorbo & baroque guitar). For more information, visit chathambaroque.org or call (412)-687-1788

Chatham Baroque: The Three Violins

4/14/2018 @ 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM 125 N Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 With virtuoso violinists in harmonious concert, Chatham Baroque explores the rarely-performed repertoire of music for three violins and continuo. Hear the music of Marini, Schmelzer, Purcell, alongside one of the most famous Baroque pieces of all time: Johann Pachelbel’s Canon in D. With guests Evan Few and Edwin Huizinga (violins), and David Walker (theorbo & baroque guitar). For more information, visit chathambaroque.org or call (412)-687-1788

Chatham Baroque: The Three Violins

4/15/2018 @ 2:30 PM - 12:00 AM Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University With virtuoso violinists in harmonious concert, Chatham Baroque explores the rarely-performed repertoire of music for three violins and continuo. Hear the music of Marini, Schmelzer, Purcell, alongside one of the most famous Baroque pieces of all time: Johann Pachelbel’s Canon in D. With guests Evan Few and Edwin Huizinga (violins), and David Walker (theorbo & baroque guitar). For more information, visit chathambaroque.org or call (412)-687-1788

St. Barnabas Founder\'s Day Celebration

4/26/2018 @ 5:30 pm - 12:00 AM Pittsburgh Marriott North Judge Andrew Napolitano to Receive the 2018 St. Barnabas Hance Award Conviction, compassion and determination. These are qualities of a true leader, and they are just a few of the many criteria that a St. Barnabas Hance Award winner must possess. Judge Andrew P. Napolianto will receive the 2018 St. Barnabas Hance Award at the 118th Founder’s Day Celebration on April 26, 2018 at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Twp. Judge Napolitano is a nationally-recognized champion of personal freedom. Judge Napolitano is the youngest life-tenured Superior Court judge in the history of the State of New Jersey serving from 1987-1995. In 1998 Judge Napolitano joined Fox News Channel and currently serves as the senior judicial analyst. With great conviction and honesty, Judge Napolitano lectures nationally on the U.S. Constitution, the rule of law, civil liberties in wartime and human freedom. He is an outspoken analyst of the legal system, most fervent critic of government intervention into personal lives and commercial transactions, and most passionate defender of the Constitution. Judge Napolitano has authored nine books on the U.S. Constitution, two of which have been New York Times Best Sellers, with his most recent book being Suicide Pact: The Radical Expansion of Presidential Powers and the Lethal Threat to American Liberty. Founder’s Day will bring together corporate sponsors, prominent business people and community leaders to honor Judge Andrew Napolitano for his contributions. The event begins with a 5:30 p.m. cocktail reception, followed by a dinner celebration. Following the Hance Award presentation, Judge Napolitano will deliver a speech inspired by his career in public service. The Hance Award was named in honor of St. Barnabas founder Gouverneur Hance, who was inspired to provide medical care for poverty stricken and chronically ill and injured men and boys in 1900. Previous Hance awardees include Vice President Dan Quayle, Elsie Hillman, Fred Rogers, President Gerald Ford, Dr. Patch Adams, Rocky Bleier and Debbie Reynolds. Tickets range from $295 – 475. For more information, call 724-625-3770 or visit StBarnabasCharities.com. Proceeds benefit the St. Barnabas Free Care Fund, which supports elderly patients and residents who cannot afford their care.