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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Saturday, August 31, 2013

Romeo and Juliet
Director Helen Meade plays with space and time in a totally unique way. The audience will have to choose sides: Will you follow the Capulets (Juliet) or the Montagues (Romeo)? Of course, the lovers will reunite for their scenes together. The cast includes Andrew Miller and Danielle Powell in the title roles, and Ron Siebert, a veteran actor who appeared on Broadway with James Earl Jones in “The Iceman Cometh,” and on network TV dramas, in his PSIP debut as Friar Lawrence. Free.
08/31/2013 - 09/22/2013
Time: 2:00 pm
08/31 - 2:00 pm
09/01 - 2:00 pm
09/07 - 2:00 pm
09/08 - 2:00 pm
09/14 - 2:00 pm
09/15 - 2:00 pm
09/21 - 2:00 pm
09/22 - 2:00 pm

Location: Frick, Arsenal, and Allegheny Commons parks
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The Lion King
Disney's THE LION KING returns to the Benedum Center following its record-breaking 2008 engagement. The breathtaking spectacle of animals was brought to life by Tony award-winning director Julie Taymor. Thrill to the rhythms of the African Pridelands and an unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice's Oscar-winning songs "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" and "Circle Of Life."
09/03/2013 - 09/29/2013
Benedum Center, 237 7th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Sister's Summer School Catechism
Maripat Donovan's "Sister" is back, and she's not happy. Instead of relaxing poolside at the motherhouse all summer, she's stuck teaching catechism to YOU—truants, all of you. School is in session, so get ready to sit up straight and participate! Complete with hilarious audience interaction, Saints versus Cardinals baseball, and the irrepressible Kimberly Richards as Sister, this is one lesson you'll be happy to learn!
09/05/2013 - 09/15/2013

Location: Hamburg Studio Theater, City Theatre, 1300 Bingham St., Pittsburgh, PA
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All My Sons
Arthur Miller's award-winning All My Sons, directed by his son, Robert A. Miller, provides a riveting, powerful start to The REP's season. Joe Keller has a loving family, a successful business, and a tragic secret. While one son is presumed dead, missing in action during the war, his other son prepares to propose to the woman he loves, and, in one emotional day, Joe's world begins to unravel before his very eyes.
09/05/2013 - 09/22/2013
Pittsburgh Playhouse, 222 Craft Avenue Pittsburgh, PA
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Stars in Brass
Music from the silver screen with more than a hint of Broadway and London's West End. Includes soundtracks from: Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, The Magnificent Seven as well as Batman, Flashdance, Jack Reacher and Striking Distance: Movies where Pittsburgh is the star!
09/05/2013 - 09/14/2013
09/05 - 7:30 pm
09/06 - 7:30 pm
09/07 - 7:30 pm
09/10 - 7:30 pm
09/12 - 7:30 pm
09/14 - 7:30 pm

Location: (six locations)
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First Fridays at the Frick - Axiom Brass
The award-winning Axiom Brass has been hailed as one of the major art music groups of brass chamber music. The group is dedicated to enhancing the musical life of communities across the globe and educating the next generation of musicians.
09/06/2013
Time: 7:00 pm
Frick Art & Historical Center, 7227 Reynolds St., Pittsburgh, PA
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A Fair in the Park
A Fair in the Park is presented by the Craftsmen's Guild of Pittsburgh in cooperation with Citiparks. The free show and sale event features contemporary clay, fiber, jewelry, glass, metal, paper, wood and mixed media. Squonk Opera performs 8 shows, and Lovebettie performs on Friday evening.
09/06/2013 - 09/08/2013
09/06 - 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
09/07 - 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
09/08 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Mellon Park, Pittsburgh, PA
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2013 Artist of the Year
2013 Artist of the Year Akiko Kotani will present a diverse range of her current work. On view are two large-scale installations and numerous other 2D and 3D pieces made from plastic, silk, and glass. Her work is renowned for capturing the essence of form and the illusion of space. 2013 Emerging Artist of the Year Lenka Clayton will present a series of new works created during her current project, she calls "An Artist Residency in Motherhood." This includes 200 hand-made shoes, 30 framed drawings, three videos, and a collection of felted tools. In addition, Master Visual Artists: Preserving the Legacy honors artists in their later years and hopes to bring awareness to the region's history and wealth of outstanding artists.
09/07/2013 - 11/03/2013
6300 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA
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