Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Positively Pittsburgh Live News 3-26-12

Around the World in 80 Days
April 12 – May 13, 2012

Pittsburgh Public Theater presents Mark Brown’s adaptation of Around the World in 80 Days, the classic story by Jules Verne. Tony-nominated director Marcia Milgrom Dodge will stage this entertaining adventure at the O’Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater’s home in the heart of Downtown’s Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. Pittsburgh Public Theater is led by Producing Artistic Director Ted Pappas. Around the World in 80 Days is presented by Highmark. Read the entire release here.

 The Economics of Entrepreneurialism, Wealth and Globalization

Read the entire release here.

"Jessica Lee's Entrepreneurial Thursdays"
Musical Networking Happy Hour, EVERY THURSDAY!!! Cover Charge: Only $5.00
Vocalist Jessica Lee & Friends
Little E's Jazz & Blues Club, 949 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
2nd Floor above Mahoney's Restaurant, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Jessica Lee
Pre-show networking session at 5:30 pm. Informal matchmaking for job seekers, employers & new entrepreneurs! Live music starts at 6:00 pm.
March 29, 2012: "Angel Investing"

• Co-host Malcolm Handelsman, Managing Director - Do It Right, LLC
• Mel Pirchesky, President - Eagle Ventures, Inc. (http://www.EagleVentures.biz)
• Joe Barron, BlueTree Capital Group, LLC - Founding Partner - Silver Lining Partners, Chairman - Deal Flow Committee - Blue Tree Allied Angels (www.silverliningpartners.biz) (www.bluetreealliedangels.com).
• Nick Kuhn, Chief Business Officer - Alung (www.alung.com)
• Stephan Mueller, Chief Operating Officer - Just Between Friends, Inc. (www.justbetweenfriends.com)

Apply Today for GirlGov 2012
Want to improve your community? Learn about issues that impact girls and women in Pennsylvania? Get involved in the political process? Award $10,000 to girl-led projects in your community?! Apply now for GirlGov 2012 - a program for High School girls in Southwest PA,
to be held from June 16-19, 2012. Apply online today!!!  Application Deadline: MAY 15, 2012.

Imagination Movers ROCK-O-MATIC TOUR 2012

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents IMAGINATION MOVERS ROCK-O-MATIC TOUR 2012 on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., at the Benedum Center. The tour will feature live music, and favorite songs and ideas to spark every child’s imagination. The Rock-O-Matic tour features Rich Collins, Scott Durbin, Dave Poche, and Scott “Smitty” Smith who will be playing all of their favorite songs from their wildly popular TV series, as well as debuting new material from their brand-new “Rock-O-Matic” CD/DVD. The new disc features some of the guys’ most high-energy music to date enhanced by a new collection of live-action and animated videos. The tour is produced by Buena Vista Concerts, a division of Disney Music Group. This concert is part of the Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents series. Read the entire release here.

Pittsburgh Fashion Hall of Fame 2012

The votes are in and Pittsburgh Fashion Week is delighted to announce the third year of nominees for induction to the Pittsburgh Fashion Hall of Fame 2012. The honoree’s qualification is based upon their unique, outstanding, and long-term contribution to fashion, style and beauty in Southwestern Pennsylvania. This distinction is bestowed by Pittsburgh Fashion Week and will occur annually during the weeklong event. Read the entire release here.

PICT Announces Stellar Season
PICT has assembled a team of world-class artists to bring the 2012 season to life, including Simon Bradbury, Alan Stanford, Matt DeCaro, Linda Kimbrough, Brad Heberlee, Megan McDermott, Melinda Helfrich, Nike Doukas, Leo Marks, and Jessica Frances Dukes. Top-notch local favorites gracing the PICT stage this season include Helena Ruoti, David Whalen, Larry John Meyers and Martin Giles. Read the entire release here
Step back in time at Woodville Plantation, when this living history museum presents a special event featuring 18th century military reenactments. On Sunday, April 1, 2012, history enthusiasts are invited to join the soldiers of Wayne's Fourth Sub-Legion, the first Army of the United States, as they practice the drills of Baron Von Steuben from 1794. Events of the day include tactical demonstrations, musket firing, marching and ceremonial drills. Weather permitting. Read the entire release here.

Project Pop Up: Downtown

This is a program of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, in conjunction with the Urban Redevelopment Authority, Department of City Planning and Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership. Over 90 artists, entrepreneurs, and non-profits submitted proposals to activate Downtown storefronts. Finalists were invited to “pop” into Downtown for limited engagements. These finalists received grants with which they will occupy currently vacant stores in Downtown throughout 2012. Read more details here.

Roving Pittsburgher Report

Tosca—It Takes Three to Tosca, Review by Tamar Cerafici
One of the perks of living in Pittsburgh and writing for this publication is the many chances I get to see Pittsburgh’s finest artistic offerings. I usually manage a hundred words or so, for a production like the Pittsburgh Opera’s latest rendition of Tosca, but I’m have some difficulty getting beyond... Read the entire review here.
Jesus Christ Superstar
Big voices, big show, don't know how I missed Pittsburgh Musical Theatre but I won't again. Now playing at the Byham Theatre through April 1st.
"Die Space," Review by Delana Flowers
It’s not often that you hear the words “elderly” and “technology” in the same sentence and you never hear “death” and “digital” in so much as the same phrase, unless you attend DieSpace by Pips;lab March 22 through the 24. This production is part of Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Distinctively Dutch Festival. Read the entire review 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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