Positively Pittsburgh Live News from March 28, 2011
Pittsburgh Filmmakers is one of Pittsburgh’s finest and most under-appreciated cultural institutions
You literally cannot go wrong at a Filmmakers’ theater. Friday night was the opening of local master photographer Annie O’Neill’s new exhibit, "Work in Progress" at the Melwood Screening Room. The P-G veteran and nationally awarded artist is combining two series of work for this exhibit: 50 Years of Service, portraits of individuals who’ve worked more than 50 years at one job, and Uniformity, a collection of workers in uniform.
The Junior League of Pittsburgh, Inc. 2011 Scholarship
This year the Junior League of Pittsburgh will award a deserving recipient a one thousand five hundred dollar scholarship.
- be a female graduating from an Allegheny County public or private high school in the spring of 2011.
- have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (B) or better. A transcript must be submitted with the application.
- have completed at least 100 hours of volunteer service during high school. A letter(s) from the person(s) supervising the volunteer activities verifying the hours must be provided with the application.
Amizade 4th Annual PITTSBURGH WATER WALK
Saturday, April 9th, 2011 Registration opens at 11:30, Walk begins at 1:00
Last year, our event had over 300 participants and raised enough money to build a massive 300,000 liter water-harvesting system and a solar-powered pump for a new school in the small village of Chonyoyo. Together, we can make a huge difference globally by acting locally. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Nicole Petroski at email@example.com
Bill Campbell named Literacy Volunteer of the Year by the PA Department of Adult Education
A Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council tutor since 2000, Bill has taught English language skills to more than 150 students, including his current class of ten. He received his award on Monday, March 14 during the annual PA adult education conference at State College.
April 14 – May 15, 2011 at the O’Reilly Theater
Presented by Pittsburgh Public Theater. The latest from the director of Camelot, Ted Pappas, this crisp and fresh new play by Tracy Letts is sprinkled with colorful characters. When lively and literate Franco Wicks shows up, it looks like Superior Donuts (a Chicago donut shop) might get some new blood. But that blood might also be spilled if bad guys Luther and Kevin catch up with him. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit www.ppt.org. Read the entire press release at http://dreamweavermarketingassociates.blogspot.com/2011/03/superior-donuts-at-oreilly-is-fresh-and.html
NEXT TO NORMAL
Tuesday, April 5 - Sunday, April 10, 2011 Benedum Center
Presented by PNC Broadway Across America- Pittsburgh. "It is the best musical of the season-by a mile. It'll pin you to your seat." -Rolling Stone. From the director of Rent comes Next To Normal, an emotional powerhouse of a musical with a thrilling contemporary score about a family trying to take care of themselves and each other.