Positively Pittsburgh Live News from May 2, 2011
HIGHMARK WALK FOR A HEALTHY COMMUNITY
May 21 at Heinz Field
May 21 at Heinz Field
Focus On Renewal’s (FOR)is pleased to be one of 67 non-profits participating in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community. Please join us for this fun event. Focus on Renewal (FOR) is a non-profit human service agency that has served the McKees Rocks community for 40 years and is nationally recognized as a model of comprehensive services to low-income people of all ages.
For more information, to register to walk or to make a pledge, please visit http://www.forstorox.org/index.html
Small Seeds Development, Inc. is also participating in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community. The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community is a fundraiser that benefits local health and human service agencies in the Pittsburgh area, such as Small Seeds Development, Inc. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield underwrites the cost of the walk so that 100% of the money raised by walkers goes directly to the participating organizations.
For more information about the walk, visit www.walkforahealthycommunity.org
To REGISTER visit http://smallseeds.dojiggy.com/
For more information about Small Seeds Development, Inc., visit www.ssdipgh.org
THE PITTSBURGH CULTURAL TRUST ANNOUNCES MUSIC LINEUP FOR 10-DAY FESTIVAL
June 3-12, 2011 – Point State Park in downtown Pittsburgh
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust proudly announces the 2011 Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival music schedule that will take place June 3-12, 2011. All headline concerts are presented on the Dollar Bank Stage at Point State Park in downtown Pittsburgh. The free live music series, a 52-year Pittsburgh tradition, is sponsored by Dollar Bank. Read entire press release at http://dreamweavermarketingassociates.blogspot.com/2011/04/three-rivers-arts-festival-music-lineup.html
MAY IS YOUTH ART MONTH AT SWEETWATER CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Life as an artist
May 2-5, Free, Reception: May 5, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Quaker Valley 8th grade students experience what life as a professional artist is like by planning this show of their work.
Sewickley Community Juried Student Art Show
May 13- 20, free, Reception: May 20, 4:00-6:00 p.m., Awards given at 5:00 p.m.
This fifth annual exhibition is a chance for the community to enjoy the impressive talent of students from local Sewickley schools.
May 11-22, Benedum Center
West side story will open on Tuesday, May 11, 2011. The new Broadway cast album of west side story won the 2010 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album on January 31, 2010. The Bernstein and Sondheim score is considered to be one of Broadway’s finest and features such classics of the American musical theatre as “Something’s Coming,” “Tonight,” “America,” “I Feel Pretty” and “Somewhere.” Read entire press release at http://dreamweavermarketingassociates.blogspot.com/2011/04/west-side-story-returns-to-pittsburgh.html
Bill Vorn: Hysterical Machines
April 29 – June 19, 2011, Wood Street Galleries
Bill Vorn will exhibit his two robotic works “Red Light” and “Hysterical Machines” at Wood Street Galleries. The exhibition will close on Sunday, June 19, 2011.
“In a dramatic fashion, Vorn’s robots respond to our interactivity as ‘state of mind.’ In questioning our relations, connections or fantasies concerning robots, we may end up imagining what the robot is feeling about us.” Read entire press release at http://dreamweavermarketingassociates.blogspot.com/2011/04/two-robotic-exhibits-by-bill-vorn.html
Market Street Arts Festival: Where Art, History, Heritage Meet as One
The Market Street Arts Festival is emerging as a regional destination for the May 20-22 National Road celebration, building on its past as the only riverfront community along Pennsylvania's 90-mile stretch of historic highway. The Market Street Arts Festival revives Brownsville's once active participation in the annual National Road Festival and highlights the community's significance as a historic crossroads for river, road and rail in America's Westward Expansion. Read entire press release at http://dreamweavermarketingassociates.blogspot.com/2011/04/market-street-arts-festival-slated-for.html
AN EMPOWERING DAY OF KEYNOTES, BREAKOUTS AND INSPIRATION IS COMING TO PITTSBURGH ON JUNE 10TH!
Inspired Women Conference
Early Bird special $75.00 til May 10th, then $95.00
There will be top trainers, authors, speakers, from all over the country as well as top local talent. Each breakout time slot will offer 4 choices so depending on whether you are currently on a business track, or a life track – you’ll have fabulous breakout choices.
www.InspiredWomen.com or call 724-935-6100
4th annual Cocktails and Cuisine for Women in Crisis
May 20th at the Woodlands in Bradford Woods
Graze with Top Chefs, Sip wine/beer/spirits on a Friday night at a lovely outdoor venue. Get Tickets at www.CrisisCenterNorth.org or call 412-364-6728 ext. 15
Debra Dion Krischke, Team Effort Events, 724-935-6100, www.TeamEffortEvents.com
August 5,6,7 – Paintball Festival and Business Conference
August 26th – Pittsburgh Summer Sizzler and Martini Taste Off
UPMC Health Plan and Community Care Behavioral Health Present
GWEN'S GIRLS PASSIONATE ABOUT PURPLE
Featuring the Couture Violette Fashion Show
Saturday, May 14, 2011, 6-10 PM at The Frick Art & Historical Center
Black Tie Optional, Admission: $150
You are cordially invited to attend Gwen's Girls Signature Event Featuring the Couture Violette Fashion Show With local Pittsburgh Designers. Admission Includes: Admission to The Frick Art Museum, Admission to Clayton (Home of the Henry Clay Frick Family), and Admission to Car and Carriage Museum. Read entire press release at http://dreamweavermarketingassociates.blogspot.com/2011/04/couture-fashion-to-support-gwens-girls.html
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