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Kinky Boots
Date(s): 08/04/2015 - 08/09/2015
Winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, this inspirational story follows a struggling shoe factory owner who works to turn his business around with help from Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. Discover why – sometimes – the best way to fit in is to stand out.
Presenter: Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera
Benedum Center, 230 7th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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The Merchant of Venice
Date(s): 08/06/2015 - 08/09/2015
The Urban Impact Shakes will perform The Merchant of Venice.
08/06 - 8:00 pm
08/07 - 8:00 pm
08/08 - 8:00 pm
08/09 - 2:00 pm
Location: New Hazlett Theater

Strings Under the Stars: An Evening of Classical Music
Date(s): 08/07/2015 Time: 7:30 pm
Vocal and instrumental music by Bach, Mozart (Quintet for piano & winds), Rachmaninoff, Gershwin and Bernstein. 2012 Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions winner Andrey Nemzer sings with members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Pauline Rovkah, head of Chatham University's piano program, perform in the Hilda M. Willis Amphitheater surrounded by rolling fields and forests.
Presenter: Chatham University
Location: Chatham U. Eden Hall Campus, 6035 Ridge Rd., Richland Twp., PA

Eleanor Friedberger
Date(s): 08/07/2015 Time: 7:00 pm
First Fridays at the Frick presents Eleanor Friedberger, who has has released two solo albums after spending 10 years as one-half of the indie rock duo The Fiery Furnaces.
Presenter: Frick Art & Historical Center
Frick Art & Historical Center, 7227 Reynolds St., Pittsburgh, PA
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East Carnegie Community Festival
Date(s): 08/08/2015 Time: Noon - 6:00 pm
Food, crafts, children's activities, music, entertainment and loads of fun.
Location: Alter and Doolittle Streets, Pittsburgh, PA

Date(s): 08/09/2015 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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