JULY 16–31—Meet and Greet Daniel Tiger, Thursdays and Sundays, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Bring your camera and join us for a special meet and greet with Daniel! Sessions: 11-11:25 a.m., 12-12:25 p.m. or 1-1:25 p.m.
Solar Concert Series 2016
Enjoy free live music outside in the sunshine at Buhl Community Park at Allegheny Square. Bring your lunch and enjoy family-friendly concerts on a solar-powered sound system Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. in July and August. This year’s lineup and links where you can learn more about each artist/band: July 20–City Dwelling Nature Seekers–City Dwelling Nature Seekers is a folk/rock band that has been performing locally and touring for the past 8 years. July 27–Meeting of Important People Acoustic!–Pittsburgh-based rock and roll band with a new album called Troika
Beats N’ Eats
July 21-Aug 18—Take a break from your day and join an easy-going midday East-End community mixer! It’s a chance for neighbors old and new to mingle, meet and move to the beat. Our next Beats N’ Eats features performances by KST’s Up Next Youth Producers, and food from Pizzaiolo Primo.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
JULY 21—The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra opens a two-night stand of symphonic rock concerts with the music of quintessential American rock band, the Eagles, at Heinz Hall on July 21 at 7:30 p.m. The Eagles had five number-one singles, six Grammy Awards, five American Music Awards and six number one albums, making them one of the most successful musical acts of the 1970s. Guest conductor Brent Havens (last seen in The Music of Led Zeppelin earlier this year) returns to Pittsburgh to lead vocalists Terry Brock, John Hines and Glenn DeLaune and the Pittsburgh Symphony in a live concert featuring songs like “Take It Easy,” “Lyin’ Eyes,” “Desperado,” “Hotel California” and more.The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 21. Tickets, ranging in price from $25 to $60, can be purchased by calling the Heinz Hall box office at 412-392-4900 or visiting pittsburghsymphony.org/summer.
Soldier & Sailors
July 22—For One Night Only, 6 to 8 p.m. $5 admission. Escape to paradise. We are rolling back time to the Hawaiian Territories during the summer of 1941, when Friday night meant canteen dances, umbrella drinks, and tropical treats!Experience the sights, sounds, and sips of Hawaii. Visit our “virtual beach.” Enjoy a dance under palm trees or relax as you gaze at ocean waves! Guests receive a free lei! Cool down with an Aloha Punch cocktail or “grown-up” shaved ice for purchase at cash bars. All the Best Catering will be onsite with Hawaiian-inspired selections for cash purchase only. Steel City Ukuleles will set the tone for a steamy tropical night. Reenactors in authentic WWII US Navy and US Army uniforms will bring 1941 alive! Docents will be available through the museum to discuss various exhibits! View exclusive, authentic artifacts on display for one night only! Must be 21.
Rosy Simas Danse Skin(s)
July 29 – 8 p.m. / KST Alloy Studios Choreographer Rosy Simas (Seneca) examines the contradictions that arise out of the many dimensions of identity. Skin(s) is a continually evolving project in which community and audiences inform and observe the process of creation—and explore what we hold, reveal, and perceive through our skin. Employing a Native circular model of creation Simas explores the beauty and diversity of the ways that Native people identify, and examines the contradictions, pride, joy, pain and sorrow that arise out of the many dimensions of identity.
August 7, at 7:30 p.m., Lee Ritenour performs at Hartwood Acres. The show is free and open to the public! Stop by and say hello to the MCG Jazz staff and enter the raffle before you enjoy the shows.
Alloy School Summer Camp!
August 8-12—Monday 9 a.m.–1 p.m.KST’S Alloy Studios, 5530 Penn Ave. Pay What Makes You Happy!
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