Positively Pittsburgh Live News, October 26, 2009, Volume XX
By Delana Flowers
Hunting for Halloween Haunted Adventure?
• THE SCAREHOUSE
“One of America’s Scariest Halloween Attractions,” -The Travel Channel
Three haunts for one price.
118 Locust Street
Etna, PA 15223
• ALLEN’S HAUNTED HAYRIDES
The world’s first haunted hayride, considered by some to be the most frightening trip of their lives!
Includes authenticated Haunted Barn, carnival rides, games & concessions.
2430 Pittsburgh Road
Smock, PA 15480
Web site: www.allenshayrides.com
• REILLY’S SUMMER SEAT FARM HAYRIDE
Best hayride in Pittsburgh!
Reilly’s will take your group on a wonderful hayride over the hills, through the woods and fields to a blazing bonfire where friendships grow under the stars.
Reservations are accepted June through November so gather your group together and call 412-364-8662.
1120 Roosevelt Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
• THE SOUTHSIDE GHOST WALKING TOUR
Hear the supernatural stories about the City Theater, Gypsy Cafe, Lava Lounge, and the Carson Street Deli.
Tickets: 15$ purchased at the Carson Street Deli an approximate one hour and fifteen minute tour.
1507 East Carson Street
Starting at the Carson Street Deli
In other news today…
SBA OFFERING FREE ONLINE TRAINING COURSE FOR WOMEN
Winning Federal Contracts – A Guide for Women Entrepreneurs
Learn how to identify and take advantage of federal contracting opportunities.
This free online tutorial is a practical and easy to use guide that walks a woman-owned small business through the contracting process.
The Winning Federal Contracts course is available on SBA’s Web site at www.sba.gov or directly at www.sba.gov/fedcontractingtraining. It is indexed by subject matter, and includes direct links to additional contracting resources.
PINK PAMPER EVENT NOVEMBER 1ST AT THE CROWNE PLAZA 11am to 4pm
Help others by pampering yourself. The Pink Pamper is a health and beauty fair that raises funds for The Hillman Cancer Patient Assistance Fund.
The fair will include:
• Health and beauty seminars
• Professional beauty services i.e., haircuts, manicures, makeovers, facial
waxing, and chair massages.
• Professional Health services showcasing their products, services, and doing demonstrations
• Blood drive giving registered donors a free pair of Pepper Performance Eyewear (Bombshell line) sunglasses
• Phone drive receiving old cell phone donations to benefit the Washington Women’s Shelter
For your entertainment
• Food-tastings & demonstrations by the chefs of Crowne Plaza
• Specialty boutiques featuring jewelry, hats & shoes, and ore.
• Cocktail Reception & Cash Bar
• Silent Auction & Chinese Auction Drawings.
The Pink Pamper Event
Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South,
164 Ft. Couch Road,
Pittsburgh, PA 15241
MATTER AND MEMORY BY JULIEN MAIRE AT WOOD STREET GALLERIES THROUGH THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2009
The U.S. debut of French installation artist JULIEN MAIRE
Four experimental forms of projection, highlighting simultaneously both the simplicity and complexity of matter, vision, and memory.
• French installation artist and performer
• He deconstructs and re-devises audiovisual techniques
• Award winning and Nominated for at "World Technology Awards" in New York
• Installations and performances in Austria, Shanghai, Barcelona, Berlin, Maribor, Tokyo, Melbourne and Belgium
Wood Street Galleries is a project of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
The Galleries are FREE and open to the public Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
601 Wood Street
TRANSFER LOUNGE AT SPACE THROUGH NOVEMBER 21
Transfer Lounge is a project that involves art professionals from Spain and U.S.A and creates a unique opportunity for artists from different parts of the world to actively exchange their views and ideas around issues of mobility and transition. Co-curated by Carolina Loyola-Garcia (USA) and Ima Pico (Spain).
A project of The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
FREE and open to the public Tuesday-Thursday 11:00 am-6:00 pm and Friday-Saturday 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
812 Liberty Avenu
ASSOCIATED ARTISTS OF PITTSBURGH AT PENN GALLERY OCTOBER 30 TO DECEMBER 31
Associated Artists of Pittsburgh is the largest visual arts organization in the Pittsburgh region, fostering an appreciation of visual art among all audiences and to create opportunities for artists to display their work.
FREE and open to the public Tuesday-Thursday 11:00 am-6:00 pm and Friday-Saturday 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.
707 Penn Gallery
NESTS, RHIZOMES, SEEDS AT PENN GALLERY NOVEMBER 13 - DECEMBER 31
Anna Divinsky, JoAnna Commandaros, Karen Page and Holland Williams: A collaboration evolving from a cabinet of curiosities becomes an investigation of body and nature.
FREE and open to the public Tuesday -Thursday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. or.
709 Penn Gallery
MEET THE MAYORAL CANDIDATES OF PITTSBURGH FOR INTIMATE Q & A SESSIONS HERE AT CHATHAM UNIVERSITY
• Kevin Acklin
Tuesday, October 27th
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
• Franco “Dok” Harris
Wednesday, October 28th
8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
RECIPES FROM THE HEART PRESENTED BY NEW DAWN BEGINNINGS OUTREACH MINISTRIES
Food for the soul cookbook in the form of the bible, Genesis to Revelations
$15.00 to benefit the New Dawn Beginnings Youth Ministry
at New Hope United Methodist Church
Rev. Diana E. Marshall 412-583-6845 &
Barbara C. Crosby 724-612-8503
PROCUREMENT OPPORTUNITIES FAIR 2009 AT FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON NORTH MARS, PA ON OCTOBER 28
Assist firms interested in pursuing government contract and subcontract opportunities.
• About 40 government agencies
• Major Corporations
• Federal, State and Local purchasing reps
The admission fee for Procurement Opportunities Fair 2009 is $30 per attendee if postmarked by October 16, 2009, which includes a buffet lunch. After October 16, 2009 the cost per attendee is $40. Please contact Tracy Julian with any questions at 724-938-5881 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PITTSBURGH CULTURAL TRUST AND KENIA CELEBRATES DORIVAL CAYMMI 8PM OCTOBER 28 AND 29 AT THE AUGUST WILSON CENTER
• Airto Moreira on percussion (Winner of 2009 Jazz/Fusion Percussion Award byt he readers of DRUM! Magazine)
• Frenando Merlino on piano
• Leo Traversa on bass
• Eric Susoeff on guitar
• Special menu items from Bahia and Caiphirinhas will be added to the theater's regular selections
• Meet the Artists reception
VIP Tickets $50.50 (includes a "Meet the Artists" reception at 7:15, special hors d'oeurves, preferred seating, cash bar and a digital copy of Kenia's upcoming CD when released)
Pittsburgh Jazz Society Members: $15.50 with ID at the door
The August Wilson Center Theater
980 Liberty Avenue
PITTSBURGH'S DAY OF GIVING STARTS AT 10 A.M. ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28TH SPONSORED BY THE PITTSBURGH FOUNDATION
Contributions to the library of $50 or more through the Pittsburgh Gives site will be matched 50¢ to the $1, up to a gift of $10,000 per individual.
To participate, please visit www.carnegielibrary.org/pittsburghgives for instructions on how to make your gift online.
Contact Charla Irwin-Buncher, Annual Giving Manager
Or e-mail at email@example.com
ELLA AT THE PITTSBURGH PUBLIC THEATER OCTOBER 1 THROUGH NOVEMBER 1
"A must-see for fans of jazz and the American song book."
For tickets, call Becky at 412.316.8200, ext 704.
Or Buy Online and use promo code 14304.
Pittsburgh Public Theatre
621 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3200
Delana Flowers is an independent writer for Positively Pittsburgh Live and Owner of Ingenuity Copywriting, writing effective copy so you don’t have to. Services include copywriting for newsletters, blogs, ad copy, marketing pieces, articles and reviews.
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