Events


Updated on: 11/17/18The Carnegie Museums in Oakland have an annual dinner series known as FEAST which is a themed a dining experience in conjunction with a current exhibit. During the Carnegie International (running until March 2019), the museum is hosting three unique dinners in order to celebrate topics being presented during the flagship exhibition. Booking.com The first dinner was themed after the topic Beauty and hosted by Kate...

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Updated on: 11/5/18Hansel and Gretel is a well-known fairy tale originally written by the Brothers Grimm that has seen many adaptations into other artistic forms over the centuries, including the opera composed by Englebert Humperdink in the late 19th century. Booking.com We recently had the chance to take in the Pittsburgh Opera's performance of Hansel and Gretel as guests of the opera, and we have to say, it was an all-around gem:...

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Updated on: 10/26/18Let's talk about magic, shall we? Booking.com Or, perhaps, we should be a bit more honest and talk about the art form of sleight of hand- most notably used in the form of card tricks. This kind of entertainment has been around for quite some time, and is still alive an kicking at Lee Terbosic's resident show at the Hotel Monaco- 52 Up Close. We were invited to check out the show and have to say, he certainly fooled...

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Updated on: 10/19/182018 marks the 125th anniversary of the opening of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and to celebrate Phipps has dedicated their Fall Flower Show (running October to early November) to share the conservatory's rich history. Booking.com The kick-off to this show was a gala that allowed visitors to take a step back in time with themed music, cocktails, and a plethora of food. We were invited to the gala as...

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Updated on: 10/21/18Phipps Conservatory is known for being one of the largest botanical gardens in the region, and also for their seasonal flower shows that are truly events not to be missed. Booking.com For the fall 2018 flower show, Phipps went all out to celebrate their 125th anniversary. The theme for this show is 125 Years of Wonder, and brings a historical element (namely photos from different time periods) in addition to the...

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Updated on: 10/18/18Texture Contemporary Ballet fills an invaluable niche in the city of Pittsburgh's arts scene with its classically-trained ballet dancers performing original contemporary works. Booking.com Texture Contemporary Ballet is for everyone: those who love classic ballet, performing arts enthusiasts, and even those who think they might not like a dance performance. We've been to several shows over the years, and we have to...

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