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Events in Pittsburgh

Oct
1
Tue
Guardian Storage Winter Coat and Sock Drive @ Guardian Storage in your area!
Oct 1 – Nov 30 all-day

Join us for our coat and sock drive to help keep our neighbors in need warm this winter!

From October 1 to November 30 Guardian Storage will be partnering with One Warm Coat and Knock Knock Give A Sock to collect gently used coats and new socks at each of our 25 locations for local shelters throughout Pittsburgh and Denver.

How to help:

• Simply drop off your donations at any of our locations during normal office hours.
• Socks and coats of ALL sizes will be accepted.
• We can only accept new socks in their original packaging and ask that the coats are clean and have working zippers and/or fasteners.

Learn more here: https://www.guardianstorage.com/wintercoatsockdrive/

Nov
8
Fri
Shakespeare’s Will @ West Homestead United Methodist Church
Nov 8 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm

Shakespeare’s Will
November 8 – December 1

By Vern Thiessen
Directed by Melanie Dreyer
Starring Sheila McKenna
Original music performed by Dawn Posey

William Shakespeare remained married until his death to Anne Hathaway, about whom the world knows little and wonders much. This contemporary play imagines a full-throated Anne in every emotional color imaginable, at the center of her own story instead of relegated to a footnote in Will’s; a robust exploration of feminist themes resonant even in the #MeToo present.

Shakespeare’s Will offers a tour de force for an actress, in this case Sheila McKenna, cherished staple of Pittsburgh theatre. It’s scored with original music played live by violinist Dawn Posey. The performance inhabits West Homestead United Methodist Church, a Pittsburgh treasure hiding in plain sight, unveiling the poetic space of her memory enhanced by the mastery of designers Stephanie Mayer-Staley, Joe Seamans, C. Todd Brown, Steve Shapiro, and Bonnie Siefers.

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 7 PM. No performance Thanksgiving Nov. 28; there IS a performance Tuesday the 19th and Tuesday the 26th at 8PM.

Special Performances:

Pay What You Can Night on Wednesday, November 6th

Community Night on Thursday, November 7th, with free tickets for Homestead residents

Opening/Press Night on Friday, November 8th, with a post-show champagne reception.

Post-Show Q&A on Sunday, November 10th, Q&A session with the cast and team.

Social Q sponsored by Reed Smith LLP on Wednesday, November 13th, a preshow reception and look at Pittsburgh through Quantum’s eyes.

Quantum Quaff on Thursday, November 14th, a pre-show wine tasting event.

Quantum-on-the-Couch on Saturday, November 23rd, a post-show discussion of the psychology of the characters with Dr. Manuel Reich

Shakespeare’s Will @ West Homestead United Methodist Church
Nov 8 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm

November 8 – December 1
Staged at West Homestead United Methodist Church
By Vern Thiessen
Directed by Melanie Dreyer
Starring Sheila McKenna
With violinist Dawn Posey

William Shakespeare remained married until his death to Anne Hathaway, about whom the world knows little and wonders much. This contemporary play imagines a full-throated Anne in every emotional color imaginable, at the center of her own story instead of relegated to a footnote in Will’s; a robust exploration of feminist themes resonant in the #MeToo present.

Shakespeare’s Will offers a tour de force for actress Sheila McKenna, cherished staple of Pittsburgh theatre, and is scored live by violinist Dawn Posey. The performance inhabits West Homestead United Methodist Church, a Pittsburgh treasure hiding in plain sight, unveiling the poetic space of her memory enhanced by the mastery of designers Stephanie Mayer-Staley, Joe Seamans, C. Todd Brown, Steve Shapiro, and Bonnie Siefers.

Nov
9
Sat
One Night in Miami… @ City Theatre
Nov 9 @ 5:30 pm – Dec 1 @ 3:30 pm

One Night in Miami…
By Kemp Powers
Directed by Reginald L. Douglas

November 9 – December 1, 2019

Cassius Clay. Malcolm X. Sam Cooke. Jim Brown. It’s 1964 and A Change Is Gonna Come.

Produced by special arrangement with abkco.

Nov
14
Thu
Disney’s Frozen Jr. @ Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – Nov 24 @ 5:30 pm
Disney's Frozen Jr. @ Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center | | |

Do you want to build a snowman? Loaded with the magic and adventure you and your family have come to love, Disney’s Frozen, Jr. brings Anna, Elsa, Olaf and friends to life on the Lincoln Park stage! Featuring all of your favorite songs and new ones you’ll surely come to love, this fifth installment in our Junior Musical Series is perfect for the entire family. November 14-17-21-24 Thursday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday shows begin at 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. and Sunday shows begin at 2 p.m.

Sponsor: Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center

Nov
22
Fri
MFA FIRST YEAR AND COLLABORATIVE PROJECT EXHIBITION @ McDonough Museum of Art
Nov 22 – Dec 14 all-day

Exhibition features individual and collaborative works by first and second year students in the Department of Art’s MFA Interdisciplinary Visual Arts program.

Breathe to Heal with Max Strom @ Schoolhouse Yoga
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – Nov 24 @ 5:30 pm
Breathe to Heal with Max Strom @ Schoolhouse Yoga | | |

We currently have a worldwide epidemic of stress and anxiety that is stifling our happiness, creativity and intimacy. Max Strom will reveal his core principles of breathing and movement patterns to alleviate anxiety, PTSD, depression and sleep disorder based on his two decades of teaching and his in-depth knowledge of Hatha Yoga and QI Gong. Born with severe clubbed feet, Max Strom spent much of the first six years of his life with his feet confined in plaster casts and braces. Today, he is known for inspiring and impacting the lives of people from all walks of life, teaching breathing patterns and personal transformation worldwide. His TEDx talk, Breathe to Heal, is approaching one million views on Youtube. Many know him for his two inspiring books: There is No APP for Happiness, addressing the challenge of finding meaning in the digital age, and A Life Worth Breathing, published in five languages and used as required reading in many yoga trainings.

Sponsor: Schoolhouse Yoga

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