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SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN — The greatest movie musical of all time live on stage! All the JUNE makings of a Tinsel Town tabloid headline—the starlet, the leading man, and a love affair that could change lives and make or break careers! In silent movies, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are a hot item, but behind the scenes things aren’t always as they appear on the big screen! Meanwhile, Lina’s squeaky voice might be the end of her career in “talking pictures” without the help of a talented young actress to do the talking and singing for her. This extraordinary score is a downright downpour of magical music, featuring “Singin’ in the Rain,” “Make ’Em Laugh” and “Good Mornin’.” SUN
Pittsburgh CLO Benedum Center / Tickets start at $35.75 n Also June 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
NOISES OFF — A troupe of thespians rehearses the sex comedy Nothing On in Michael Frayn’s hilarious farce. Pittsburgh Public Theater O’Reilly Theater Tickets start at $29; $15.75 for ages 26 and younger n Also June 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
BNY Mellon Grand Classics: VIVALDI’S FOUR SEASONS — Nicholas McGegan, conductor; Ye-Eun Choi, violin. Korean violin prodigy Ye-Eun Choi performs “The Four Seasons,” one of Vivaldi’s most famous works. The four concerti of this popular Baroque piece represent spring, summer, autumn and winter. Conductor Nicholas McGegan also presents musical gems from the classical period by Mozart and Haydn. Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Heinz Hall / 2:30 p.m. Tickets start at $25.75
EDDIE IZZARD: FORCE MAJEURE — Hailed as one of the foremost stand-up comedians of his generation, Eddie Izzard takes ideas and situations and extrapolates them into NOIS E S OF F bizarre, tangential, absurd and surreal comic narratives. Trust Guest Attractions Byham Theater 8 p.m. / Tickets start at $50.25 JUNE
ACTING OUT! PITTSBURGH PRIDE THEATER FESTIVAL — The festival features JUNE one-act plays addressing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered themes that are written by local playwrights. THU
Pittsburgh Pride Theater Festival 937 Liberty Avenue / Tickets start at $15 n Also June 6, 7, 12, 13
BNY Mellon Grand Classics: MAHLER SYMPHONY NO. 9 — Manfred Honeck, conductor. JUNE Mahler’s monumental Ninth Symphony, his last completed symphony, is interpreted by many to be the composer’s farewell statement. This important work is part of Maestro Honeck’s commitment to perform and record all of Mahler’s symphonies at Heinz Hall. FRI
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Heinz Hall / Tickets start at $25.75 n Also June 7, 8
Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival OJO, AN IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE — Immerse yourself in a spontaneous adventure. OJO provides the ultimate in unparalleled personal service and the best travel packages available. Exciting new discoveries await you. The Next Generation of Travel. No matter your destination, it’s like nothing you’ve ever seen. Visit bricolagepgh.org to register for this free theater experience, or call 412-471-0999 for more information.
THE SPRING CONCERT — Classic and contemporary dance pieces are performed JUNE by the students of the Bodiography Center for Movement. SAT
Bodiography Center for Movement Byham Theater / 7 p.m. / $25.75
LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL — A mega hit returns to Pittsburgh! It’s here, JUNE and it’s “an Elle of a show” (TIME magazine). Based on the hilarious MGM film, “Legally Blonde The Musical” follows sorority star Elle Woods, an underestimated blonde who doesn’t take “no” for an answer. When her boyfriend dumps her for someone more “serious,” Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books, and sets out to go where no Delta Nu has gone before: Harvard Law. Along the way, Elle proves that being true to yourself never goes out of style. This musical juggernaut features such instant classics as “Omigod You Guys,” “Bend and Snap,” “Take It Like a Man,” and more. FRI
Pittsburgh CLO Benedum Center / Tickets start at $35.75 n Also June 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22
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Bricolage Theater Festival grounds at Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival Various performance times FREE (registration required) n Also June 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 JUNE
Trust Education & Community Engagement Creativity Zone at Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival / Noon–2 p.m. / FREE (registration required)
THE ROAD TO TRIUMPH — Visionary Performing Arts Academy celebrates its 15th anniversary with a dynamic and culturally influenced dance production that features ballet, jazz, hip hop and tap that is performed to gospel, jazz, R & B and classical music. Visit visionaryperformingarts.org or call 412-441-1907 to purchase tickets. Visionary Performing Arts Academy Byham Theater / 6 p.m. / Tickets start at $15.75
PRIDE IN THE STREET — Visit pittsburghpride.org or call 412-246-4451 for tickets and information. Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh Liberty Avenue between 9th & 10th Streets 7:30 p.m. / Tickets TBD / For ages 18 & older
Trust Guest Attractions Byham Theater / 7:30 p.m / Tickets start at $91.25
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Locations throughout the Cultural District FREE & open to the public n Also June 21, 22
BEN FOLDS WITH THE PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA — Ben Folds, JUNE piano/vocals. Celebrated for his unique compositional style and playing technique, Ben Folds brings his first-class melodies and irony-laced lyrics to Heinz Hall for one night only. In addition to his litany of pop hit arrangements, Ben Folds will perform his new classical piano concerto. TUE
SHOWCASE NOIR: AFRICAN AMERICAN DESIGNER MARKET — Showcase Noir is a JUNE unique arts showcase featuring works available for sale by some of the region’s finest artists from around the world, representing the African Diaspora, including potters, watercolor artists, fine jewelry designers, and sculptors. The event features live jazz and is free and open to the public. ND Pittsburgh Cultural Trust E GE NL 8th Street at Penn Avenue H O SAT
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Heinz Hall / 7:30 p.m. / Tickets start at $30
PNC POPS! LUCK BE A LADY: MEGAN HILTY SINGS SINATRA AND MORE — JUNE Steven Reineke, conductor; Megan Hilty, vocalist. Superstar Megan Hilty joins acclaimed conductor Steven Reineke to pay tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes as well as beloved Broadway classics. Megan Hilty’s performance is made possible, in part, by the Marvin Hamlisch Pops Artistic Excellence Fund. THU
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Heinz Hall / Tickets start at $21 n Also June 20, 21, 22
Noon–8 p.m. FREE & open to the public n Also June 22
PRIDEFEST — FamilySUN friendly street festival celebrating the local LGBT comJUNE munity that features more than 150 booths, food vendors and children’s activities. Plus, the event will include continuous entertainment on two stages. Visit pittsburghpride.org or call 412-246-4451 for more information.
Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh Liberty Avenue between 9th & 10th streets 1–6 p.m. / FREE & open to the public
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Second Saturday Art Workshops: SAT PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP — Paint Pittsburgh’s urban JUNE landscape with the Pittsburgh Society of Artists at Point State Park during the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival. Visit trustarts.org/education to register for this free workshop, or call 412-471-6079 for more information.
PITTSBURGH JAZZLIVE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL — For three days and nights, JUNE the Cultural District will be buzzing with nonstop, live music that is free and open to the public. The festival features more than 240 musicians spanning jazz, blues, R&B, soul, hip hop and world music. FRI
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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Heinz Hall / Tickets start at $25.75 n Also June 14, 15
JOHN LEGEND: THE ALL OF ME TOUR — Taking R&B/soul to the next level, John Legend creates an immersive live music experience with his rich, melodic soundscape. John Legend beautifully integrates gospel and pop influences, classical training and hip-hop/soul sensibilities.
BNY Mellon Grand Classics: STRAUSS’S 150TH BIRTHDAY — Manfred Honeck, conductor; Rudolf Buchbinder, piano. The 2013–14 season closes with a program celebrating Richard Strauss’s 150th birthday.
IN THE RAW FESTIVAL: DEVISED! TOWN HALL — Audience members collaborate JUNE with performers, directors, writers and a dramaturge to create frameworks for two new works. In a town-hall-type meeting led by Bricolage, the group formulates the theme, characters and setting for two new plays to be performed in August. Visit bricolagepgh.org to purchase tickets, or call 412-471-0999 for more information. SUN
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Bricolage Theater 937 Liberty Avenue / 2 p.m. / $20
HAPPY TOGETHER TOUR — Flashback to the ’60s with The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, JUNE Chuck Negron (Three Dog Night), Gary Lewis & The Playboys, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels and Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad). MON
Heinz Hall / 7:30 p.m. / Tickets start at $49
WDVE presents THE MUSIC OF QUEEN PERFORMED BY THE PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY JUNE ORCHESTRA — Brent Havens, conductor; Brody Dolyniuk, vocals. Bridging the gulf between rock ’n’ roll and classical music, your PSO is joined by vocalist Brody Dolyniuk to capture the distinctive and colorful sounds of the iconic classic rock band Queen.
FOOTLOOSE — A hit musical with all the right moves! Get ready to “cut loose” with this Pittsburgh CLO premiere! When teenager Ren McCormack moves from the big city to middle-of-nowhere Bomont, where even dancing is against the law, he’s in for a real case of culture shock. After falling for the preacher’s daughter, Ren really shakes things up. When he and fellow rebellious teenagers defy authority and dare to dance, the result is a fastpaced rock ’n’ roll musical featuring the Billboard-topping hits “Footloose,” “Let’s Hear It for the Boy,” “Almost Paradise” and “Holding Out for a Hero.” Pittsburgh CLO Benedum Center / Tickets start at $35.75 n Also June 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 JUNE
PLAY IT AGAIN, MARVIN! A Marvin Hamlisch Celebration with the Pittsburgh Symphony JUNE Orchestra — Written and produced by pianist Kevin Cole, this world-premiere, star-studded event celebrates the award-winning music of Marvin Hamlisch. The evening’s performance offers an insider’s view into Hamlisch’s life through song, family videos and personal memories. SAT
Heinz Hall / 8 p.m. Tickets start at $40
NEKO CASE — The hauntingly captivating singer-songwriter has cultivated a signature sound JUNE that brilliantly fuses elements of contemporary rock, pop and country. MON
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Opus One Byham Theater / 8 p.m. Tickets start at $32.75
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ArtCity Summer Art Camps: REED DANCE INTENSIVE — Providing a bridge to the arts JULY and celebrating diverse dance forms, the program is structured to be artistically challenging, fostering individual artistic development. The program runs through July 18 and concludes with a student performance on July 19. Visit TrustArts.org/education to register, or call 412-471-6079 for more information. MON
Trust Education & Community Engagement Trust Arts Education Center, 805-807 Liberty Ave. Weekdays 9 a.m.–4:15 p.m. $250; $225 sibling discount
EVITA — Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award®winning musical returns at last. JULY Eva Perón used her beauty and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as first lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world—while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic. “Evita” tells Eva’s passionate and unforgettable true story, and features some of theater’s most beautiful songs, including “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” “Another Suitcase in Another Hall” and “High Flying, Adored.” Don’t miss the stunning new production of “Evita,” directed by Michael Grandage and choreographed by Rob Ashford, which Channel 4 New York calls “the hottest ticket in town.” TUE
Pittsburgh CLO Benedum Center / Tickets start at $35.75 n Also July 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
GALLERY CRAWL IN THE FRI CULTURAL DISTRICT — Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s free JULY festival showcase of arts and entertainment takes place at various downtown galleries and art spaces.
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Locations throughout the Cultural District / 5:30–10 p.m. FREE & open to the public JULY
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COSMOPOLITAN PITTSBURGH 2014 — Don’t miss the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s annual summer bash. Enjoy an all-inclusive evening of food, drink, live entertainment and activities. Visit TrustArts.org/cosmo for more information. Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Cultural District / 9 p.m.–Midnight Tickets: $50 ($40 Trust members) / $25 persons 21–29 years old (valid ID required at Will Call) VIP Tickets: 7 p.m.–Midnight / $95 ($85 Trust members)
Second Saturday Art Workshops: HENNA TATTOOS — Learn the art of making temporary tattoos JULY using dyes derived from the flowering henna plant. $75 SAT
PASTEL PAINTING — Discover how to make quick yet detailed paintings of the moment, and explore techniques that will help you make the most of this flexible medium. $40 Visit TrustArts.org/education to register online, or call 412-471-6079 for more information. Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Trust Arts Education Center, 805-807 Liberty Ave. 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
ROMANCE — The Pittsburgh premiere of David Mamet’s hilarious courtroom farce, JULY “Romance,” lampoons stereotyping and cultural misperceptions, ranging from black to white, Jewish to Christian, gay to straight, and everything in between. Visit showclix.com to purchase tickets, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. THU
The Phoenix – A Theatre Company 937 Liberty Avenue / Tickets start at $30 n Also July 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31; August 1, 2, 3
CATS — Enjoy the magic and mystery of this legendary Broadway hit. Featuring your JULY favorite Jellicle Cats on the night of their annual gathering, this song-anddance masterpiece is the “purrfect” opportunity for the entire family to create a memory that will live forever! Winner of seven Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, “CATS” features 20 of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s timeless melodies, including “Mr. Mistoffelees” and the multimillionselling hit “Memory.” Experience why “CATS” is one of the longest running musicals in Broadway history! FRI
Pittsburgh CLO Benedum Center / Tickets start at $35.75 n Also July 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27
WORDPLAY — Actors, comedy writers and everyday people read their own true stories against a live DJ score. From Mozart to Bruno Mars, the DJ matches each performer with a soundtrack to create a rich storytelling experience. Visit bricolagepgh.org for tickets, or call 412-471-0999 for more information. Bricolage Theater 937 Liberty Avenue / 7 p.m. / $15
BILL MAHER — His unflinching honesty hilariously pushes the boundaries of televised political talk.
Heinz Hall / 8 p.m. / Tickets start at $58.75
ArtCity Summer Art Camps: GREEN ARTISTS AND WRITERS — The week-long, JULY interdisciplinary art-making and writing program emphasizes ecological responsibility. Visit TrustArts.org/education to register, or call 412-471-6079 for more information. MON
Trust Education & Community Engagement Trust Arts Education Center, 805-807 Liberty Ave. 9 a.m.–4:45 p.m. / $150; $125 sibling discount
MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT — A no-holds-barred smash hit! Winner of the Tony Award® for JULY Best Musical, Monty Python’s “Spamalot” is the outrageous musical comedy lovingly ripped off from the film classic “Monty Python and The Holy Grail.” This hilarious retelling of the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail features flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen and show-stopping musical numbers such as “The Song That Goes Like This” and “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life!” TUE
Pittsburgh CLO Benedum Center / Tickets start at $35.75 n Also July 30, 31; August 1, 2, 3
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IT’S T IM E TO TA K E YOUR S E AT ! Sit back, relax, and enjoy world-class arts and entertainment in Pittsburgh’s renowned Cultural District. Whatever your taste— Broadway, symphony, drama, rock ’n roll, opera, dance, jazz, visual arts, family-friendly events—and whatever your budget,
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Second Saturday Art Workshops: DRAWING THE CLOTHED FIGURE — Improve your AUG representational drawing skills by rendering the clothed figure using traditional drawing techniques. $40 SAT
MAKING COMICS WITH TOM SCIOLI — Learn the art of making comics with popular comic book writer and artist Tom Scioli, known for his works “Gødland,” “American Barbarian” and “Transformers vs. G.I. Joe.” $40 Visit TrustArts.org/education to register or call 412-471-6079 for more information. Trust Education & Community Engagement Trust Arts Education Center, 805-807 Liberty Ave. 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
STEELY DAN — The legendary ’70s rock band founded by core members Donald Fagen and AUG Walter Becker is known for its complex, jazz-influenced structures and harmonies and often sharply sarcastic lyrics. MON
BUDDY GUY/JOHNNY LANG — Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy has been a major AUG influence on rock titans such as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan. He is a pioneering force of Chicago’s fabled West Side sound, and a living link to that city’s electric blues legacy. WED
Heinz Hall / 7:45 p.m. Tickets start at $53.25
YANNI — Known throughout the world as one of this century’s most original and successful AUG composers and musicians, Yanni has defined a new genre of music, and his live performances are legendary. SAT
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Benedum Center / 8 p.m. Tickets start at $39.50
IN THE RAW FESTIVAL: DEVISED! — Two new plays devised at the June “In the Raw” AUG town hall meeting will be presented as the culmination of a six-week incubation period. A devised work is one where the script is generated from an ensemble-based, improvisatory process. Visit bricolagepgh.org to purchase tickets, or call 412-471-0999 for more information. THU
THU THE GOSPEL SINGER — After being dismissed from his Baptist church choir, Ruthie AUG (Isaac), a black drag queen, is inspired to incorporate gospel music into his show at The Eden Club, which the church tries to shut down in protest. Email pittsburghslab@gmail for additional information.
Bricolage Theater 937 Liberty Avenue / $20 n Also August 22, 23, 28, 29, 30
The LAB Project 937 Liberty Avenue $15; $10 for students and seniors n Also August 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31
PITTSBURGH MOTH MAINSTAGE — The Moth features five compelling and AUG personal Pittsburgh-themed stories told live on stage without notes. V.I.P. cast reception will be held after the show. Visit pittsburghlectures.org or call 412-622-8866 to purchase tickets. WED
Trust Guest Attractions Benedum Center / 8 p.m. Tickets start at $69.50
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Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures Byham Theater / 7:30 p.m. / Tickets start at $15
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times, visit arcadecomedytheater.com or call 412-339-0608. 811 Liberty Avenue / Tickets start at $10; $5 for students
HARRIS THEATER — Pittsburgh Filmmakers screens independent, foreign and classic films. Visit pghfilmmakers.org or call 412-682-4111. 809 Liberty Avenue — June 6–15, Art on Films: A free film series during Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival.
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ARCADE COMEDY THEATER — Downtown Pittsburgh’s destination for all things comedy features an intimate 75-seat space for stand-up, improv, sketch comedy, variety acts and more. With a BYOB policy and a pinball machine in the lobby, the Arcade is a fun, affordable destination. For show-
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RING OF FIRE—THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH — “Walk the line” in an experience sure to lift your heart and stir your soul. A remarkable cast of performers will pay homage to Johnny Cash’s legendary music with the strength, humor and honesty that made him a legend. Featuring “I Walk the Line,” “I’ve Been Everywhere,” “Hurt” and more! Pittsburgh CLO / Cabaret at Theater Square / Through Aug. 17 Wed.–Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Sun. 2 p.m.; select Thu. 1 p.m. / Tickets start at $34.75
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Thursdays / 10 p.m. / $3 One-night-only teams of the city’s best improvisers create comedy based on audience suggestions.
21+ / Every Friday Beginner Lesson: 10 p.m.; Dance: 10:30 p.m. $5–$10 admission or FREE with ticket stub*
21+ / Every Saturday 10:30 p.m. / $5–$10 admission or FREE with ticket stub* Visit trustarts.org for current Late Night Cabaret information.
Live music / No Cover / Smoke-free Tue.–Thu. 5 p.m.–midnight; Fri. 5 p.m.–1 a.m.; Sat. 5 p.m.–2 a.m.; Sun. noon–6 p.m. 412-325-6769 / backstagebar.com
* Free admission (based on seating availability) with ticket stub from any previous, same-day, downtown show
Special Events / Craft Beer School / Wine Flights BNY Mellon Jazz presents June 3: WHISKEY N’AT — Join Pittsburgh distiller Wigle Whiskey for a special tasting of its finely crafted spirits. 6:15 p.m. / $35.75 includes presentation, whiskey samplings and light fare
6 p.m. / FREE with advance R.S.V.P. to Wine Down Reservations at 412-456-2621
July 30: WINE DOWN UNDER THE SAILS — Outdoor patio, Backstage Bar (weather permitting)
June 17: CRAFT BEER SUMMER SCHOOL — Discover new favorites for refreshing summertime sipping. GE B A R S TA 6:15 p.m. / $25.75 includes presentation, K C BA beer samplings and light fare AT
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JazzLive Enjoy the music of the region’s finest jazz talent outdoors every Tuesday evening at Agnes R. Katz Plaza from 5–7 p.m. In the event of rain, performances will be held inside at the Backstage Bar at Theater Square. FREE and open to the public n n n n
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Roger Humphries Salsamba Stacia Abbott Reggie Watkins
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Maureen Budway Thomas Wendt Mark Lucas Dwayne Dolphin
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Wood Street Galleries
All visual arts events are FREE and open to the public (except where noted)
601 Wood St. (above T-station) WED, THU: 11 a.m.–6 p.m. / FRI, SAT: 11 a.m.–8 p.m. SUN: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Alexandre Burton and Edwin van der Heide: ELECTRIFIED — Artists Edwin van der Heide and Alexandre Burton pay homage to Nikola Tesla’s pioneering work in electricity, X-rays and wireless communication. Their installations are North American premieres.
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11 LA COUR DES MIRACLES (The Court of Miracles) — Robotic installations by Bill Vorn and Louis Philippe Demers. July 11–September 7 OPENS
812 Liberty Ave. // WED, THU: 11 a.m.–6 p.m. FRI, SAT: 11 a.m.–8 p.m. / SUN: 11 a.m.–5p.m. PSYCHIC PANIC — Guest curator: Olivia Ciummo. Participating artists: Derya Hanife Altan, Olivia Ciummo, Selima M. Dawson, Kevin Jerome Everson, Erin Leland, Elina Malkin, Susannah Mira, Tara Merenda Nelson, Ross Nugent. Through
photography, film, video, painting, sculpture and mixed media, artists weave fantasy from the tangible and routine. The artworks included reveal pictured and spoken domestic circumstances as locations for escape.
CATALOGUING PATTERN — Guest curator: Kristen Letts Kovak. Participating artists: Salinda Deery, Aaron Henderson, Kristen Kest, Todd Keyser, Kristen Letts Kovak, Maria Mangano, Brooke Sturtevant-Sealover, Rebecca Zilinski. While patterns adorn our homes, our belongings and ourselves, they are more than ornamentation. Patterns appeal to our fundamental desire for predictability. They are not the antithesis of plainness, but rather an ordered response to the unknown. The exhibit explores visual, biological, cognitive and physical patterning. July 11–August 31
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This calendar of events was designed and printed by Pittsburgh Quarterly for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Cultural District arts organizations. Published four times per year, copies of this calendar are available at Cultural District venues and inside each issue of Pittsburgh Quarterly.
707 Penn Gallery 707 Penn Ave. // WED, THU: 11 a.m.–6 p.m. FRI, SAT: 11 a.m.–8 p.m. / SUN: 11 a.m.–5p.m. Tom Sarver: THE OCCASIONAL MARKET — This exhibit blends the art gallery experience with the interactive experience of shopping. The artist will be present at posted times during the exhibit run. Through June 22
Meg Shevenock and Jamie Boyle: SOME BEGINS — “Some Begins” evaluates the lives of objects, exploring what it is they radiate through their beings: their material evidence of history and the miracle of their discovery. July 11–August 24
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819 Penn Ave. // futuretenant.org THU, SUN: 1–6 p.m. / FRI, SAT: 1 –8 p.m.
945 Liberty Ave. // toonseum.org
Susan Goethel Campbell: PORTRAITS OF AIR — An exhibit of 100 framed air filters distributed last year to Pittsburgh residents attending Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival. The returned air filters provide unique insight into Pittsburgh’s air quality.
JoAnne Bates: MONOTYPE PRINTS
LUCKY AFTER DARK: Gay and Lesbian Nightlife in Pittsburgh, 1960–1990, by Harrison Apple — Pittsburgh Queer History Project’s first exhibition utilizes unpublished archival material and oral interviews to celebrate the social institutions created in a period of overt discrimination, challenging existing interpretations of and assumptions about the local LGBT culture.
July 25–August 31
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WED, THU, SUN: 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. FRI, SAT: 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. / MON, TUE: Closed Adults: $6; Ages 6–12: $3; Ages 5 and under: FREE 412-232-0199
GOLDEN LEGACY: 65 YEARS OF GOLDEN BOOKS
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