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Pittsburgh Folk Festival
The Pittsburgh Folk Festival celebrates its 60th anniversary September 3rd and 4th, 2016 with free performances, ethnic food, crafts, and a global marketplace filled with unique handmade and imported goods. Diverse international cuisine from more than 20 countries will be available, and kid-friendly hands-on crafts and cooking demonstrations for all are planned throughout the two-day event. This is Pittsburgh’s oldest and largest celebration of ethnic diversity showcasing close to 40 cultures, and the second oldest festival of this kind in the United States.For six decades, the Pittsburgh Folk Festival has united the community by celebrating western Pennsylvania’s rich cultural diversity. In recognition of this long-standing tradition, this year’s Festival is featured as part of the City of Pittsburgh’s Bicentennial celebration, and will be free to the public in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood.
Date(s): 09/03/2016 - 09/04/2016

Location: Schenley Plaza in Oakland
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09/03/2016 - 09/04/2016

Location: Schenley Plaza in Oakland
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The Comedy of Errors
Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks fully celebrates the playful possibilities of live theatre with this fast-paced, vaudeville-inspired production of William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors. Clowning and silly high jinks take center stage in one of Shakespeare’s earliest (first performed on December 28, 1594), shortest and most accessible plays that is sure to bring a smile to audience members of all ages. The production’s creative team includes Charles Beikert, director; Jennifer Tober, founding artistic director for Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks; and Lisa Leibering, production designer.
Date(s): 09/03/2016 - 09/25/2016
09/03
09/24
09/25

Location: Frick Park, Squirrel Hill
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09/03/2016 - 09/25/2016
09/03
09/24
09/25

Location: Frick Park, Squirrel Hill
website

The Comedy of Errors
Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks fully celebrates the playful possibilities of live theatre with this fast-paced, vaudeville-inspired production of William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors. Clowning and silly high jinks take center stage in one of Shakespeare’s earliest (first performed on December 28, 1594), shortest and most accessible plays that is sure to bring a smile to audience members of all ages. The production’s creative team includes Charles Beikert, director; Jennifer Tober, founding artistic director for Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks; and Lisa Leibering, production designer.
Date(s): 09/04/2016

Location: Pymatuning State Park, Jamestown, Pa
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09/04/2016

Location: Pymatuning State Park, Jamestown, Pa
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Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre
ends: 08/28/2016

Turned On: Lighting Hooks Up with Sculpture
ends: 09/11/2016

Poetry/Prose/Original Songs Open Mic
ends: 12/14/2016

Evidence of Things Not Seen
ends: 02/21/2066

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