Positively Pittsburgh Live News from 8-15-11 & 8-22-11
HUMAN TRAFFICKING DOCUMENTARY: “SEX AND MONEY: THE NATIONAL SEARCH FOR HUMAN WORTH”
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 6TH AT 7:00 PM IN THE MCCONOMY AUDITORIUM ON CMU’S CAMPUS, A FREE VIEWING
CMU International Justice Mission and Zonta Three Rivers Pittsburgh North announce this free viewing.“Sex and Money” is a documentary about the sex trafficking of minors within the United States and the modern-day abolitionist movement fighting to stop it.A brief panel discussion comprised of subject matter experts will follow the 90 minute screening.Human Trafficking is a $9 billion industry worldwide, second only to drug smuggling. DISCLAIMER: The documentary film “Sex and Money” is not yet rated. It reports on a sensitive topic and contains adult subject matter that viewers may find upsetting. Neither Zonta nor International Justice Mission are responsible for the content of the film. For more information on the film, or to view the film trailer, visit http://sexandmoneyfilm.com/ For more information on Zonta Three Rivers North, visit /http://www.zontathreeriversnorth.com/ For more information on International Justice Mission, visit http://www.ijm.org/
2011 NAWBO DAY: "THINK GINORMOUS - WE HAVE AN APP FOR THAT!"
SEPTEMBER 16, 2011, RADISSON PITTSBURGH HOTEL, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and those even thinking about starting a business are all welcome! If you're interested in bettering your business or are looking for information,this event is for you! Trade Show Tables Available, $250 /table-includes admission for 2 people and program book ad. Purchase trade tables, sponsorships are also available!Please call 412.854.4827 for details. http://nawboday.org
14TH ANNUAL SHADYSIDE…THE ART FESTIVAL ON WALNUT STREET
AUGUST 27TH & 28TH, 2011 SATURDAY 10 AM - 9 PM AND SUNDAY 10 AM - 5 PM. FREE ADMISSION
Walnut Street in Shadyside, a popular downtown shopping district of Pittsburgh, will transform into a living, breathing art gallery with 150 exhibitors from around the nation for the 14th Annual Shadyside…The Art Festival On Walnut Street gives you the unique opportunity to meet the creators of the art on display; commission a specific piece; ask questions about techniques; learn the sources of their inspirations; and purchase fine works of art at affordable prices.
SEPTEMBER 8TH THROUGH OCTOBER 1ST, HENRY HEYMANN THEATRE
Two lawyers – one black, one white – must decide whether they should represent a white man accused of raping a young black woman in David Mamet’s latest Broadway hit, Race.
Race may be the central theme, but the issues are more than skin deep as the debate delves into questions of sex, gender, and class. Call ProArtsTickets at 412.394.3353 or visit www.picttheatre.org, Fri. and Sat. nights: $50; Seniors $48, Tues., Wed., Thurs. nights, and Sat. & Sun. matinees: $46, Seniors $44, Preview Thurs. and Fri.: $40 for all seats, $20 tickets available for youth under 25, with valid ID.
click above link for more information.
7:00 pm SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2011, $20.00 PER PERSON, 1375 WASHINGTON PIKE, BRIDGEVILLE, PA 15017
Woodville Plantation will present a special 18th century music concert featuring George Balderose and Richard Hughes. Beginning at 7 pm, guests are invited to enjoy an evening of authentic 18th century Scots-Irish music in the historic surroundings of the parlor at Woodville Plantation. George Balderose and Richard Hughes, nationally renowned musicians and experts in Scottish, Irish and Appalachian music, will perform. Both musicians are members of the group Road to the Isles. A wine and cheese reception will follow the concert.
To order tickets, please call Jim Galbraith at 412-257-3353. Go to title link for additional info.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2011, 11:00 AM, ENTRANCE IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC
Meet President Lincoln, hear Civil War Era Music, see reenactments, crafts for children. Donations are accepted for future programming and maintenance of Carpenter Log House, Pierson Run Road. Go to for more information.
Pittsburgh Irish Classical Theatre - Importance of Being Earnest Review
|food and decorations at Villa Southside|
Comedy Club Political Candidate Fundraiser—
Candidates Comedy Night 2011 at Pittsburgh Improv, Thursday, Aug 18, 2011
Allegheny County Music Festival Fund which has provided more than 2,000 at risk children with services and opportunities not provided by government funding.
This night was for a “live-In’ summer camp for at risk young persons for healthy activities outside of their neighborhoods.
My favorites, Allegheny County Contriller, Rep. Chelsa Wagner
Raja—who knew also that either were so funny.
Anne Covey who is running for Commonwealth Court Judge just mighthave a second profession, no notes, perfect timing and extremely funny.
Gene Collier, the only “professional” comic in the crowd was the only one whose language kept the entire evening from being totally family friendly entertainment. Thank Goodness none of the political figures who did stand up thought they had to rever to working blue. And once again it proves that politics can be funny.
India Garden in Oakland, Atwood St.
50% off from 9 PM to 11 PM
Chicken briani and spinach with Indian cheese which I will not attempt to pronounce
Debbie Slocum Recognized as Dignity and Respect Champion for Embracing the Philosophy of the D&R Campaign
Personnel Analyst at Allegheny County Department of Human Services Advances Inclusion in Her Daily Work and Life.
Debbie Slocum spends a lot of quality time with people who work at the Department of Human Services. With each encounter, she is consistent in doing the little things to show them respect.
“We do not make a big noise [about our Dignity & Respect Campaign], and maybe that’s a good thing. It is one person at a time. One more person saying thank you today than yesterday,” Debbie said.
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