All Events | Starting Friday, August 1, 2014
Ameriserv Flood City Music Festival
Blues, funk, country, bluegrass, soul and rock musicians including Boz Scaggs, Leftover Salmon featuring Bill Payne, Lee Fields & the Expressions, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Dumpstaphunk and others perform on three stages.
21+ Night: The Sounds of Science
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians demonstrate their instruments during this adults-only evening. Learn about the science of sound, craft a harmonica, pose with a Mozart cut-out, compete in musical trivia, and much more.
Concert 4 - Drunken Moon
In Kieren MacMillan's Drunken Moon, a heartsick woman in a late-night dive thinks she's met the man of her dreams – only to discover that the river of love can be a dangerous place to swim. With soprano Lindsay Kesselman as She and baritone Timothy Jones as He, directed by Kevin Noe. The program also features Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire.
"Triple Play" with Xiayin Wang
Experience a buffet of musical favorites with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest conductor Christian Capocaccia and pianist Xiayin Wang. With selections from John Williams, Ravel, Rossini and more, "Triple Play" offers something for everyone during a unique concert experience featuring three 30-minute sets with two 10-minute intermissions.
Enjoy a free concert on the lawn at Mellon Park. Food is available on site from The Bagel Factory or bring your own -- you might win the weekly Best Brunch Contest.
It's 1927. You're in the great home of Gabriele d'Annunzio, the Italian poet who inspired Mussolini's brand of Fascism. Tamara de Lempicka is due to arrive, the iconic Polish artist. You're offered a glass of champagne. And it begins: you meet 10 characters, each fascinating, each with secrets. The barrier between spectator and actor is dissolved. TAMARA has been described like an elaborate movie set, with each audience member poised as a camera.
Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Hobnob Theatre stages one of Shakespeare's most popular plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream, which follows two pairs of lovers into an enchanting magical forest, where playful sprites and mischievous fairies run things amok, then set them right again. Set in Preston Park, the production will be done in promenade, as the audience follows the players to various unique and beautiful scenes.