All Events | Starting Friday, August 22, 2014
Paul Jacobs, organ
Westminster's Music & Arts Series presents concert organist Paul Jacobs in a return to the sanctuary where he performed the complete organ works of J. S. Bach in at age 23 to mark the 250th anniversary of the composer's death. A native of Washington, PA, Jacobs is chair of the organ department at the Juilliard School of Music.
Gene Kelly Birthday Celebration
This pay-what-you-can event — celebrating Kelly's 102nd birthday — features complimentary cake, ice cream, and a screening of the award-winning 1952 film Singin’in the Rain starring Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, and Debbie Reynolds. Period costumes with umbrellas encouraged.
Shadyside…The Art Festival on Walnut Street
The 17th Annual Shadyside…The Art Festival on Walnut Street produced by Howard Alan Events and hosted by the Shadyside Chamber of Commerce features 200 artists from 30 different states and live music.
An Evening with Edward Parks
New York opera sensation Edward Parks comes home to Indiana, PA to share an evening of song. Proceeds benefit the Indian County Competition for Young Musicians.
Pittsburgh Brass Project
This chamber ensemble of River City Brass members will perform Haines: Toccata, Blacher: Divertimento, Pilss: Sonata, Eccles: Sonata, Poulenc: Trio, Bernstein: Brass Music, and more.
World Kaleidoscope presents Geese in the Bog
Geese in the Bog are four musicians who collectively have decades of experience playing in the true Irish tradition on button accordion, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, and guitar. Free admission.
Pittsburgh New Works Festival
The festival presents 18 new one-act plays begins with staged readings on Aug. 24 & 31st, then four weeks of staged triple-bills. Visit web site for details.
2014 Moth Mainstage: "Don't Look Back"
True stories told live without notes. The cast includes MOTH podcast host Dan Kennedy, Pittsburgh natives Kate Tellers and Cole Kazdin, comedian Horace H.B. Sanders and writer Richard Price.
By Marshall Karp. Jerry is a successful writer of advertising jingles married to an equally successful lawyer. Living with the happy couple is the not so happy Abe, Jerry's curmudgeonly father in law. Abe is a funny guy to the audience, not to Jerry. Jerry's mother Mildred loses her house in a fire and needs a place to stay, but Abe and Mildred can't stand each other. There's one hilarious confrontation after another until the heart-warming finale.