Arts and culture

What to do this week in Pittsburgh: July 8-14, 2019

The Tenth Street Water Feature. Flickr / daveynin We’re officially in the second half of 2019 (editor’s note: HOW?!), so take some time this week to look back and ahead. Looking back, there’s a seminar about the Vietnam War, a lecture on the Cliftonville Mine Riot, and a chance to learn about Pittsburgh’s air quality […]

/ July 7, 2019

What to do this week in Pittsburgh: July 1-7, 2019

A Pittsburgh tradition. Flickr / Nick Amoscato Kick off the week with board games, dance lessons, and a free jazz show. Then, celebrate Independence Day with a flag ceremony, live music, and, of course, a fireworks show. Here’s what else is on tap for the next seven days. P.S. Sign up for our daily newsletter to […]

/ June 30, 2019

Go back in time at Carnegie Library with this new Carnegie Mellon app

Here’s a peek at the Carnegie’s Monocle app. Courtesy of Carnegie Mellon University Want to go back in time?  Just step inside Carnegie Library to hear the South Side Polka, listen to historic radio programs, and spot historic artwork. With help from a smart device and a CMU student-developed app, visits to the main branch […]

/ June 26, 2019

Classical music meets drag show at this new Pittsburgh Symphony performance

Thorgy Thor performs in Pittsburgh this week. Photo by Santiago Felipe / Courtesy of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra A very special, very funny, and very fabulous guest will grace the stage at Heinz Hall this week. Thorgy Thor, from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “Drag Me Down the Aisle,” will share the stage with the Pittsburgh […]

/ June 25, 2019