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Pittsburgh 250 Festival of Lights
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10 Oct 2008
Celebrating our region’s cultural innovation, the Pittsburgh 250 Festival of Lights, October 10 - November 20, 2008, will be the largest light festival of its kind in the United States. The festival will transform building facades in Downtown and Oakland into large-scale works of art in addition to more than 15 places of worship throughout Pittsburgh. Buildings include Katz Plaza and the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Downtown and the Cathedral of Learning in Oakland. The festival will include free music events at Katz and Schenley Plazas. All light projections and related events are fee to the public.
For a complete list of light projections, music events, tours and walking maps visit www.pittsburghcelebrates.org


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Pink Ribbon Round-up
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10 Oct 2008
Pink Ribbon Round-up Set for October
The third annual Pink Ribbon Round-Up (PRR) is scheduled to take place October 10 and 11, 2008. The PRR is a two-day charity event for breast cancer research featuring a Western-themed gala and horseback ride.
For the third year, Lexus of North Hills is a major sponsor and is once again providing the venue for the kick-off Western-themed gala on Friday, October 10. At $125 per person, the evening will include food, beverages, espresso and dessert bar, live entertainment, a silent auction and an exciting new “Reverse Auction” for cash.
On Saturday, October 11, the PRR horseback ride will take place in North Park from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with registration from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. The entry fee for riders is $25, plus each participant is asked to raise $100 minimum in donations with prizes being awarded to the top four fund raisers. All riders must bring their own horse.
For more information contact Patricia Hodder at the Pink Ribbon Round-Up, 412-638-9963, or visit the website at www.pinkribbonroundup.org.



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Paparazzi
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10 Oct 2008
PAPARAZI 9:30PM until 1:30AM 412-488-0800, 7 March 2008 9:30PM until 1:30 AM SoulVillagePaparazzi is located on the corner of 21st and E.Carson St. on the South Side.It's a place where both old and young can come and have fun, music from 60s,70, 80s,90s,and today The BEST band you will ever see for free! come enjoy the great food withthe outstanding front man Sugar Ray Morrison and the Fantastic sound of Soul Village LOVE PEACE and SOUL VILLAGE


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Celebrate Pittsburgh 250 Festival of Lights Kick-Off
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10 Oct 2008
Celebrate Pittsburgh 250 Festival of Lights Kick-Off on October 10, 2008
with a free outdoor concert.

• Join Pittsburgh Jazz Legend Etta Cox at Agnes R. Katz Plaza to celebrate the kick-off of the Pittsburgh 250 Festival of Lights on Friday evening, October 10 from 6:00 – 9:00pm with a free outdoor concert under the light projection designed by Corentine Buron for ARTLUMIERE. At approximately 8:30pm an official “flip the switch” ceremony will start the festival.

• Pittsburgh 250 Festival of Lights will kick-off Downtown on Friday
evening, October 10th at Agnes R. Katz Plaza in partnership with the
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s International Festival of Firsts and then
premiere in Oakland with the lighting of the Cathedral of Learning on
October 15th in tandem with the debut of Squonk Opera’s new work,
Astro-Rama, at a free outdoor performance in Schenley Plaza. Events are
weather permitting.

With more than 20 lighting installation sites, the Pittsburgh 250 Festival
of Lights will be the largest light festival of its kind in the United
States. Timed to coincide with the height of the visual and performance
arts schedule, the Pittsburgh 250 Festival of Lights goal is to get local
residents and tourists into key cultural areas to enjoy not only the
artistic lighting, but experience and support the tremendous array of
entertainment and culture in this region.

Introduced in 2007 and back by popular demand, building facades will once again be transformed into unique works of art created by some of the most accomplished international lighting designers working with cutting edge technology and illumination techniques during the Pittsburgh 250 Festival of Lights.

For a complete list of Pittsburgh 250 Festival of Lights locations,
activities and dates visit: www.pittsburghcelebrates.org, The Pittsburgh
250 Festival of Lights is powered by Duquesne Light and is made possible
with generous support from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, The Grable Foundation and the Audrey Hillman Fisher Foundation.

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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
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10 Oct 2008
"Chang & Rachmaninoff"
Andris Nelsons conductor
Sarah Chang violin
Superstar violinist Sarah Chang gives the world premiere of Theofanidis' soaring Violin Concerto. Adams' The Chairman Dances is from the acclaimed opera Nixon in China. Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 brings the concerto to a stirring finale.


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The Brass Knuckles Band Dinner Dance
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10 Oct 2008
THE BRASS KNUCKLES BAND
Dinner Dance
"Our Sound Will Knock you Out!"

$45 per person (includes dinner & dancing)
$30 per person (dancing only)
Getaway to Mountain View this fall to enjoy an evening of fine food and dancing with local musicians - The Brass Knuckles Band.
The classic hit music of the 40's to the 00's! A 10-member rock/variety orchestra consisting of 1 lead vocalist, 5 rhythm and 4 horns. Each member brings a wealth of talent, musicianship, professionalism, experience, creativity, and dedication!
Rock, Motown, R&B, Oldies, Top 40, Pop, Disco, Country, Latin, Big Band, Swing, Jazz & Polka.
Reservations are needed in advance. Call Sandi at 724-834-5300 x453 for tickets.


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Dr. Zoot at Cefalo's
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10 Oct 2008
Dr. Zoot
Swing & Dance Band appearing at Cefalo's Lounge, Carnegie
Friday October 10 9pm
412.276.6600


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2nd Annual Ethic Food and Fun Festival on the Mount
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10 Oct 2008
Games, Fun and Ethic Food from Mexico, Italy, Ireland, American, Germany, Greece, Poland and more

Games and Enetertainment for all ages

115 Bigham Street, (Sullivan Hall on Mt. Washington)

To benefit St. Mary of the Mounty Parish
Bishop Leonard-St. Mary of the Mount Academy

Friday and Saturday 5 pm to 10 pm and Sunday Noon to 6 pm



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TI KANAVAL ::: ARTISTS FOR ORPHANS
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10 Oct 2008
TI KANAVAL ::: ARTISTS FOR ORPHANS
10/10/2008
Diesel Club Lounge (1601 East Carson Street)
6:00PM - 8:30PM
$10 PRESALE // $12 AT THE DOOR
ALL AGES EVENT!!
Fundraiser for BRESMA orphanage, in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. Two local girls (Jamie and Ali McMutrie) run the orphanage and this is a fundraiser so they can continue to save childrens lives every day. This fundraiser features donations by local artists for a silent auction. gift basket raffles. live performances by pittsburgh's top local artists. free appetizers and desserts. face painting for kids.



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Music Under the Lights at
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10 Oct 2008
Local musicians perform at Katz Plaza under the Pittsburgh 250 light projection Friday nights in October, starting with an official Flip the Switch party on October 10th at 8:30pm. Visit www.pittsburghcelebrates.org for listing of all performances and Pittsburgh 250 Festival of Lights locations programming.




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Karaoke Every Friday!
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10 Oct 2008
Karaoke with DJ Jodi every Friday from 9:30 to 1:30!
CarSala's Bar and Grille, West Mifflin, PA 15122 - 412-466-3337 - Great menu!
Over 20,000 songs! Wireless microphones and top-of-the-line system.
See why we are different!
Karaoke Contest

Semi-finals for "CarSala Idol" continuing every Friday until October 17th.
Sign up begins at 9 and the contest gets underway at 10:30 each week!
Prizes awarded for 1st and 2nd place!

All finalists from the previous weeks will then compete on October 24th . Our 1st place winner will win $100! Great prizes will be also be awarded for 2nd and 3rd place winners!
More rules and information at www.accentsunlimited.net


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2nd Annual Ethnic Food Fair on the Mount
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10 Oct 2008
Second Annual Ethnic Food Fair on the Mount-Mt Washington/Duquesne Heights, *October 10, 11 and 12th, Friday and Saturday from 5 pm to 10 pm and Sunday from Noon to 6 pm. Bishop Leonard/St. Mary’s of the Mount Academy, Sullivan Hall, 115 Bigham Street* on Mt. Washington. There will be*Games and Entertainment for all ages. Sample food from Italy, Germany, Greece, American Favorites, Mexico, Poland. Ireland and*Filipino Foods. *Admission is free and open to the public. . There is plenty of free parking and food is available for take out.* All proceeds benefit Saint Mary of the Mount Parish and Bishop Leonard –Saint Mary of the Mount Academy. . For details contact Robert Frank at (412) 431-4828 or email robfrank@winning.com.******

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Open Climbing at REI
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10 Oct 2008
Whether you are a beginner or an expert climber, the Pinnacle at REI offers a great climbing experience. REI’s experienced, belay-trained staff and state-of-the-art climbing structures will challenge and entertain climbers of all ages.
REI supplies the equipment, and REI members climb free of charge! Not a memeber, join today for a one time $20 fee.


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Kinder Klimb
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10 Oct 2008
Looking for something fun and exciting to do on Friday afternoons? Grab your toddler and head to REI Pittsburgh for an afternoon of adventure and socializing. REI’s highly trained staff and non-competitive climbing environment ensures that parents and tots alike will bond over an afternoon of climbing.

This program is free of charge but limited to REI members only. Not a member join today for a one time $20 fee.


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Art on Fire Celebration & Glass Auction
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10 Oct 2008
American Eagle Outfitters and Pittsburgh Glass Center Loosen Up on Friday, October 10 for the second annual Art on Fire Celebration & Auction, a spin off PGC’s signature Meltdown event and Pittsburgh’s only glass art auction.
The event featuring glass art by internationally renowned glass artists and local glass artists benefits Pittsburgh Glass Center. Tickets for the celebration and auction can be purchased for $75 by calling PGC at 412-365-2145 ext. 206 or by visiting www.pittsburghglasscenter.org.


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Oktoberfest
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10 Oct 2008
4th Annual Oktoberfest
6pm to midnight, Broaden your beer knowledge with a tasting of German and Belgian beers, or order your favorite draught. Entertainment will be provided by The Rhinelanders

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Feast from the East (Greek food)
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10 Oct 2008
What can't be described must be experienced!
The AWARD WINNING, 'Original' Feast from the East is Back, at St. George Orthodox Church, 610 Dewey Avenue, Bridgeville, PA. Tastefully done for 20 delicious anniversary years. Friday, October 10th, 4-8pm; Saturday, October 11th, 12-8pm; Sunday, October 12th, 12-6pm. Take out or dine in. Experience Mediterranean food like: Shish KaBob lamb dinner, kibbee, meat pies, grape leaves, and much more. Desserts include baklawa and many more pastries and bread. It’s the food event that put Bridgeville on the map. It isn't just dinner – it’s a Feast from the East.
Free Admission. Free Parking.
St. George Church
610 Dewey Ave.
Bridgeville, PA 15017
412-221-2277
http://www.stgeorgebridgeville.org/ff.html
Fax orders to 412-221-7250
Proceeds benefit the St. George Church Building Fund


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Denny Laine and Pete Bennett's British Invasion Concert
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10 Oct 2008
Pete Bennett’s
British Invasion
Starring
Denny Laine
Founding Guitarist of the Moody Blues and
Paul McCartney’s Wings
Sat Oct 11
Lincoln Park Performing ArtsCenter
935 Ohio Avenue - Midland, Pa.
7 P.M. How the British Invasion Happened
8. PM. British Invasion Concert
At 8 P.M - Enjoy an evening of classic British Rock and Roll with Denny Lane The First Family of Western Pennsylvania Rock: the Granati Brothers and
The Students of the Lincoln Park Performing ArtsCharterSchool
At 7 P.M. - Enjoy the fascinating enlightening inside stories behind the British Invasion from one of its architects Pete Bennett, who promoted the Rolling Stones and was the promotions director of Apple Records. Pete promoted the music of the Beatles, The Who, The Kinks, the Dave Clark Five, Eric Clapton, Eric Burdon and the Animals, Peter and Gordon, and many other artists
Tickets On Sale Now
Call the Lincoln Park Box Office at 724-643-9004
Tickets $20 and $25


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2008 PRMPC Awards Gala
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10 Oct 2008
Mr. Vince Sims, Anchor/Reporter for WPXI Channel 11, will serve as this year’s Master of Ceremony. The event will end with a dessert reception featuring entertainment by Pittsburgh’s #1 voted R&B/Jazz band, House of Soul.
The annual awards dinner is a formal event that serves as an opportunity for the Council, an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) to publicly recognize and honor its most outstanding corporate members, certified minority business enterprises (MBEs), and community groups or government agencies that promote the growth of minority business development in the Pittsburgh region.

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Kimberly Akimbo
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10 Oct 2008
David Lindsay-Abaire’s wacky, touching and totally charming dark comedy that gives a whole new meaning to “coming of age story.”

Voted Comedy of The Year by The New York Times, produced by Washington’s only professional theater.
Off The Wall Theater
147 N. Main St., Washington
724-873-3576
www.insideoffthewall.com.
October 10-12, 17-19, 23-25, 2008 / weekdays 7.30 pm, Sunday 3.00 pm


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2008 Carnegie International
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10 Oct 2008
This exhibition is the most important and prestigious international survey of contemporary art in North America and features paintings, sculptures, photography, works on paper, and film and video works by established and emerging international artists.

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