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2014 GRAMMY NOMINEE FOR BEST CHILDREN'S ALBUM ALASTAIR MOOCK TO PERFORM AT THREE RIVERS ARTS FESTIVAL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 10, 2014

CONTACT:
George Hazimanolis
412-622-1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

2014 GRAMMY NOMINEE FOR BEST CHILDREN’S ALBUM
ALASTAIR MOOCK TO PERFORM AT THREE RIVERS ARTS FESTIVAL

PITTSBURGH—IQ Kids Radio is excited to feature the “rowdy, roosty, singin’ and dancin’ fun” that Alastair Moock is guaranteed to bring on stage as a headliner at this year’s Three Rivers Arts Festival. In addition to Moock’s performance, WQED and iQ Kids Radio are hosting several other activities at Three Rivers Arts Festival on Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15 include a Sand and Surf Dance Party, puppet show and more!

WQED’s line-up on June 14 and 15 takes place at the Giant Eagle Creativity Zone and includes:

12:00-5:45 Hands on Fun with PBS
Enjoy themed activities from our PBS show, Peg + Cat, and make a Peg puppet!

12:00-12:45 Pittsburgh Puppet Works

Real stories by the winners of WQED’s 2014 PBS KIDS Writers Contest acted out in a puppet play!

1:00-1:45 PMT’s Extreme Teen Broadway

Extreme Teen Broadway performs a musical show just for kids!

2:00-3:45 Alastair Moock: A Concert For Families
Moooove, Shake, Dance and Sing with headliner Alastair Moock!

4:00-4:45 Sand and Surf Dance Party

Surf’s Up! The waves are high for this iQ Kids Radio Dance party!

5:00-5:45 Musical Kids
Amazing WQED Musical Kids winners performing their classical music favorites!

Moock is widely known for creating family-friendly music that is enjoyed by people of all ages. This unique and impressive ability has earned him several awards, such as the Parents' Choice Gold Medal and 2013 People Magazine Best Kids' Album Pick. For more information about Moock, visit www.moockmusic.com.

WQED Pittsburgh has a proud history of honors, including 134 National and Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Awards, an Academy Award, and many, many others, including two Emmy® Awards for Station Excellence. WQED was founded in 1954 as the nation’s first community-supported broadcaster. The people of WQED create, produce and distribute quality programs, products and services to engage, inform, educate and entertain the public within their community and around the world. It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED: The Neighborhood Channel; WQED: The Create Channel; WQED Showcase; Classical WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; Classical WQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; the Pittsburgh Concert Channel at WQED-HD2 (89.3-2FM) and online at www.wqed.org/fm; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org) and iQ: smartmedia, WQED’s Educational initiative (www.wqed.org/edu).


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412.622.1366
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