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WQED Cultural Calendar

Smokey Robinson
Date(s): 07/09/2015 Time: 7:30 pm
The Pittsburgh Symphony welcomes the miraculous pop music icon Smokey Robinson as part of its Thursday Icons series.
Presenter: Pittsburgh Symphony
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Pablo Villegas, guitar
Date(s): 07/09/2015 Time: 7:30 pm
The Just Summer concert series closes with Spanish guitarist Pablo Villegas in a program titled "The Art of the Spanish Guitar." Mr. Villegas has been hailed by critics as one of the world's leading classical guitarists and as an ambassador of Spanish culture with performances in more than 30 countries since his auspicious debut with the New York Philharmonic under Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos. Pre-concert refreshments and social at 6:30 pm.
Presenter: Chamber Music Pittsburgh
Location: Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Av, Pittsburgh, PA

The Tempest
Date(s): 07/09/2015 - 07/18/2015 Time: 7:00 pm
Shakespeare's The Tempest is performed outdoors at Powell Stackhouse Park for the company's 25th season.
Presenter: Band of Brothers Shakespeare Company
07/09 - 7:00 pm
07/10 - 7:00 pm
07/11 - 7:00 pm
07/15 - 7:00 pm
07/16 - 7:00 pm
07/17 - 7:00 pm
07/18 - 7:00 pm
221 Fayette St. Johnstown, PA
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Date(s): 07/10/2015 - 07/19/2015
Featuring one show-stopping song after another such as "Everything's Coming Up Roses," "You Gotta Get a Gimmick" and "Let Me Entertain You," GYPSY truly is "the greatest of all American musicals" (New York Times).� Based on the real-life memoirs of burlesque mega-star, Gypsy Rose Lee, Gypsy tells the story of the mother behind the curtain, Mama Rose.
Presenter: Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera
Benedum Center, 230 7th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro
Date(s): 07/10/2015 - 08/01/2015
Mozart's classic comic masterpiece, sung in English, conjures up "Downton Abbey" in a lively new production. A sparkling overture, the greatest ensembles ever written and divine arias tell a witty tale of the tensions between love and lust, servant and master, wife and lover.
Presenter: Opera Theater Summerfest
07/10 - 7:30 pm
07/19 - 2:00 pm
08/01 - 7:30 pm
Twentieth Century Club, 4210 Bigelow Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA
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Gallery Crawl
Date(s): 07/10/2015 Time: 5:30 - 10:00 pm
Gallery Crawl in the cultural district. Free admission to crawl events. Follow the website link or call 412-456-6666 for more information
Presenter: Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Location: Cultural District, Pittsburgh, PA

Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh 2015
Date(s): 07/10/2015
Become the spectacle for one raucous, zany night. (Ages 21+ only) Run away with the circus during the 9th annual Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh hosted by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. Indulge in a night of wondrous entertainment. VIP party at 7 pm; Main Event at 9 pm. Follow web link for reservations.
Presenter: Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Location: 980 Liberty Av, Pittsburgh, PA

Classical BBQ
Date(s): 07/11/2015 Time: 6:30 pm
The BBQ eat & greet with PSO musicians begins in the garden at 6:30 followed by an hour-long concert at 7:30 featuring Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture and highlights from the 2015-2016 season. Stay after for live jazz in the garden.
Presenter: Pittsburgh Symphony
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Summer Festival of the Arts
Date(s): 07/11/2015 - 07/12/2015
This collaboration between Youngstown State University and the regional arts community promotes the diversity of art in the Mahoning Valley, and welcomes regional and national fine and performing arts as well as area ethnic and cultural institutions.
07/11 - 10 am - 7 pm
07/12 - 11 am - 5 pm
Location: Youngstown State University, 1 University Plaza, Youngstown, OH

Aeolian Winds
Date(s): 07/12/2015 Time: 10:30 am
Enjoy a free 90-minute concert on the lawn at Mellon Park. Food is available on site from The Bagel Factory or bring your own -- you might win Citiparks' weekly Best Brunch Contest.
Presenter: Bach, Beethoven & Brunch
Mellon Park, Fifth & Shady Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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