Monday, January 23, 2012

Positively Pittsburgh Live News 1-16-12

Positively Pittsburgh Live News 1-16-12

Windows and Mirrors
January 27- February 12
Gallery 937, Liberty Avenue

Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan, is paired with the Pittsburgh-based War Dialogues Project. The exhibitions reveal the everyday realities of refugees, civilians and soldiers who are suffering through wars that remain invisible to much of the American public.Read the entire release here


Carnegie Museum, Free Thursday Nights
This February and March, Thursday night admission to Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History is FREE from 3:30 pm to 8 pm. Free Thursday nights in March are made possible by a generous grant from The Buncher Family Foundation. Normal parking fees apply on Free Thursdays in February and March. 


Bakery's Best Party 
January 28, 2012 From Free and Almost Free in Pittsburgh Meet UP
6425 Penn AvenuePittsburghPA (map)1:00 pm - 4:00pm, 1st floor entrance to the Google Building, Bakery Square 
Enjoy a FREE family-friendly afternoon featuring samples from the city's best bakeries, live local music, cold brews, and more! Learn the winners of Pittsburgh Magazine's Best Bakeries Readers' Poll  before the February issue hits the stands, and cast your vote on-site for the People's Choice Award after sampling sweet treats from local bakeries. Open to the public, all ages event, free parking in the Bakery Square garage. 


Small, Minority & Women Business Expo
March 28, 2012
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA

Calling all minority business enterprises (MBE), women business enterprises (WBE), disadvantaged businesses (DB), veteran owned businesses (VOB), and service disabled veteran owned (SDVO) businesses in the state of Pennsylvania.

The Department of General Services, Bureau of Minority and Women Business Opportunities invites you to attend the “Small, Minority & Women Business Enterprise Expo” to obtain information on contracting processes, best practices, and programs that support your business. The Expo is being held in an effort to provide information to contractors and subcontractors on contracting opportunities with federal, state, and city agencies.

The Expo will be hosted by Mayor Linda D. Thompson, City of Harrisburg, and co-sponsored by the Naval Supply Systems Command, the PA Departments of General Services and Public Welfare.

More information and registration details will be available soon. Visit the Bureau of Minority & Women Business Opportunities at


Food Network Seeks Food Entrepreneurs
Are you bravely ditching your day job to pursue your passion of launching your own food business with no culinary training?

Casting Call: A new Food Network series is looking for food entrepreneurs for a new show with Bobby Flay! Specifically, the network is seeking people who have left their previous career to start a new restaurant (or similar business). Details here

University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Bellefield Hall Auditorium
February 8, 2012, 8:00 pm
315 S. Bellefield Ave., Pittsburgh, PA (map
Free Event 
University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Pitt's Orchestra performs Robert Schultz’ Legend for string orchestra and Brahms’s Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 73. For more information, click here. 

Kingsley Association Presents: The Kingsley Awards: Jazz Explosion
February 25, 2012
Doors open at 6:00 pm, Show starts at 7:00 pmThe Hillman Center for The Performing Arts
Shady Side Academy Senior School. 
423 Fox Chapel Road

The evening's tribute will pay homage to our local jazz legends, Roger Humphries, Dr. Nelson Harrison and Tony Mowod, as they are honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards for their contribution to the art of Jazz. Read the entire release here


This was reported as a reproduction of PositvelyPittsburghLive news done by Joanne Quinn-Smith.  (c) Joanne Quinn-Smith and PositivelyPittsburghLive(TM) 2012 All rights reserved.

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