All Events | Starting Sunday, August 19, 2012
David Arcus, organ
David Arcus of Duke University, Durham, NC. Freewill offerings accepted.
The Mozart Effect
The Rainier Trio performs with guest clarinetist Alex Jones in a program exploring the impact of Mozart on chamber music. Opening with Mozart's Kegelstatt Trio and concluding with the lyrical Quartet, Op. 1 by Rabl, inspired and championed by Brahms. The program also includes playful suites by Milhaud and Sowash inspired by theatrical and botanical subjects. Free admission. Nursery care available. Donations support Imagine No Malaria.
Classic Strings Duo
The Classic Strings Duo consists of Kevin Matheson, violin, and Bryan Matheson, viola, who are also known for their artistry as members of the Rainier Trio.
Preview Party at the Public
This Happy Hour gives an exclusive sneak peek at PPT's MADE IN AMERICA season with Producing Artistic Director Ted Pappas. Guests can win tickets and pre-show dining for the whole year. Discounts will be available. Tickets cover beer, wine, munchies, and musical entertainment.
Second City for President
This gut-busting revue will dole out laughter at the expense of both sides of the aisle. If you elect to attend, expect a campaign of non-stop hilarity and the wildest of political parties. The Second City, which launched the careers of Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carrell and many others, celebrates more than 50 years of cutting-edge satirical revues. Their current touring troupe features the next generation of the comedy world's best and brightest in improvisational and sketch comedy with musical accompaniment and audience participation.
Duquesne University Tamburitzans
America's longest-running multicultural song and dance company, the Duquesne University Tamburitzans is a unique ensemble of talented young folk artists dedicated to the performance and preservation of the music, songs, and dances of Eastern Europe and neighboring folk cultures.
Shadyside…The Art Festival on Walnut Street
The Shadyside Chamber of Commerce and Howard Alan Events present this juried festival. Many familiar faces return to this popular upscale show along with new exhibitors including several from Pittsburgh. Artists will display original handmade artwork, including paintings, life-size sculptures, photography, and mixed media in a gallery style outdoor art extravaganza. Artists are available to discuss their art and inspiration. Free admission.
Zvonimir Nagy, organ
Zvonimir Nagy of Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. Freewill offerings accepted.