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Squirrel Hill > Calendar > Local Calendar > 13 Jun 2008
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Mark Muretisch to appear at Borders - Monroeville Friday Night Music Event
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13 Jun 2008
Gypsy Piano Blues
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13 Jun 2008
Free Music Concerts & More at Moraine Park Summer Festival June 13, 14 & 15
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13 Jun 2008
The Moraine Park Summer Festival is pleased to announce three days of free music concerts and other events June 13, 14 and 15 at Moraine State Park near Interstate 79 and US 422.
Steven Curtis Chapman performing Friday night, June 13, 2008, 7-9 PM. http://www.stevencurtischapman.com/
Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder performing Sunday, June 15, 2008 7-9 PM. http://skaggsfamilyrecords.musiccitynetworks.com/
Other artists include:
Dennis Agajanian http://www.dennisagajanian.com/;
Adam Swiger http://www.myspace.com/adamswigermusic;
Lynn Badamo www.LYNNBADAMO.com;
Jazz star Jessica Lee http://www.jessicaleesong.com/;
Manic Drive http://www.manicdrive.com/index2.html;
Pillar http://www.pillarmusic.com/home.htm
and Soul Food with Sputzy Sparacino.
All concerts are free to the public.
Volunteers needed for all aspects of this festival including stage crew, crowd control, public safety, and parking control.
PLEASE CALL THE FESTIVAL OFFICE at 724-431-2397 to volunteer!
Location map can be found at:
http://local4all.com/anymap.php?m=272
List of Festival Events
Friday, June 13
  • 9 AM to 4 PM at Three Rivers Paintball Park, 282 Rochester Road, Freedom, PA (actually just west of Cranberry)
Armageddon: The Battle for Salvation – A paintball scenario
Pre-registration is required.
NB – This is the only event not being held at Moraine State Park!
  • 3 PM to 10 PM[1]
Marketplace open includes craft fair and food vendors
  • 3 PM to 7 PM
Entertainment on Festival Stage includes[2]
    • 3:10 PM—New Life Christian Worship Band Set up
    • 3:30 PM –New Life Christian Worship band plays
    • 4:00 PM – Covenant Life Dance and Drama Team
    • 4:15-4:25—Devotion in Motion(worship dance)
    • 4:30-4:45—Freddy’s Musical Moments
    • 4:45-5:00—Hearts to Heaven
    • 5:30 PM – Soul Food with Sputzy Sparacino
  • 7 PM to 9:30 PM on the Main Stage
    • Dennis Agajanian
    • Steven Curtis Chapman
    • Steve Wingfield

Saturday, June 14
  • 9:30 AM to 11 PM1
Marketplace open includes craft fair and food vendors
  • 10 AM
Lesha Campbell and Friends – puppeteer / ventriloquist on the Festival Stage
Geared to pre-school and early elementary ages
  • 12:30 PM to 4 PM
Entertainment on the Festival Stage includes2 –
    • 12:45 PM – Crossfire Band
    • 1:10 PM –Church of the Heights Dance and Drama Team
    • 1:20PM-1:40—Adam Swiger
    • 1:45—Once DeadTwiceBorn(drama team from Kentucky)
    • 2:00-2:30—Lynn Badamo
    • 2:30-2:45-- Once DeadTwiceBorn(drama team from Kentucky)
    • 3 PM – Jessica Lee
12 Noon
Untitled Skateboards will do a Skateboard demo
  • 12 Noon to 5 PM
    • Inflatable Games including a Bounce House and Obstacle Course
    • Rock Climbing Wall
    • Battle of the Bands on the Youth Stage
    • Sports Competitions – Register your Team by calling 724-431-2397
      • 3 on 3 Basketball
      • Sand Volleyball
      • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Balloon Animals
    • Children’s Games including
      • Ring Toss
      • Balloon Toss
    • Children’s Crafts
    • Face Painting
  • 1 PM to 2 PM
Soccer Clinic for ages 6-12 presented by Family Sports Center, Butler
  • 5:30 PM on the Festival Stage
Team XTreme displays of strength
  • 7 PM to 10:30 PM on the Main Stage
    • Manic Drive
    • Pillar
    • Steve Wingfield


Sunday, June 15
  • 12:30 PM to 10 PM[3]
Marketplace open includes craft fair and food vendors

12 Noon to 6 PM
Car Cruise
  • 12:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Entertainment on the Festival Stage includes[4]
    • 1:30 PM – Soul Food featuring Sputzy Sparacino
    • 2:45 PM—OnceDeadTwiceBorn Drama Team
    • 3 PM—Butler Tabernacle Singers
    • 5 PM – For His Glory(Joe, Matt and Mary)
    • 5:30 PM – Jessica Lee
  • 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM at the Wrestling Ring in the Festival Stage area
Sunday Smackdown! – Wrestling featuring
· Nikita Koloff, the Russian Avenger
· Mr. USA
· Gorgeous George
· Jack Manning
· Ryan Wild
· Ernie Ladd Jr
· And More!
  • 7 PM to 9:30 PM on the Main Stage
    • Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder
    • Steve Wingfield
For more info, please contact The festival office at 724-431-2397 or email moraineparksummerfestival@stevewingfield.org or visit http://www.stevewingfield.org

[1] Marketplace will close approximately ½ hour after the conclusion of the Main Stage program.

[2] Times listed for individual performances on the Festival Stage may vary from schedule shown.

[3] Marketplace will close approximately ½ hour after the conclusion of the Main Stage program.

[4] Times listed for individual performances on the Festival Stage may vary from schedule shown.




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Mark Muretisch to appear at Borders Monroeville Friday Night Music Event
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13 Jun 2008
Mark's Music Place and Borders Monroeville present Mark Muretisch, Songwriter / Performing Artist. Mark creates a unique sound, from ballads and contemporary pop/rock to blues and acoustic folk. His song express themes of hope, love, and relationship and are presented in a variety of styles appropriate for any event or social gatherings and for audiences of all ages. If you would like to learn more about Mark and his music please visit his Website, http://www.marksmusicplace.com. Join Mark as he performs his original favorites from his CD's, Timeless Love and Almost Anything.

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"Nancy Crow: Works from 1988-2008" Exhibition
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13 Jun 2008
The Regina Gouger Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University presents “Nancy Crow: Works from 1988­-2008,” featuring more than 50 quilts that make it the largest exhibition ever of Crow’s work. On June 11, Crow will lecture and sign copies of her books at 7 p.m. in McConomy Auditorium in the University Center. Former Miller Gallery Director Petra Fallaux curates the summer exhibition, which opens with a reception June 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. and runs through August 15.
The Regina Gouger Miller Gallery is open Tuesday-Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Admission is free.

Rather than assembling a “greatest hits” compilation or a chronological survey of Crow’s career, “Nancy Crow: Works from 1988-­2008” presents the works with an eye toward uncovering the artist’s process of discovery in these pivotal years. The exhibition includes examples of her quilts “Bow Tie,” “Chinese Souls” and “Linear Studies” series, as well as more than 30 works from the “Color Blocks” and “Constructions” series, including a half-dozen new quilts that will be unveiled at the exhibition.


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HMS PINAFORE by Pittsburgh Savoyards
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13 Jun 2008
Mystery! Romance! and the English Navy !
Join the Crew of the HMS Pinafore
for a lively show the entire family will enjoy. Performances June 6 - 8, 13-15, 20-22
Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. — Sunday at 2:30 p. at the Catherine Thomas Theatre at St Benedicts on Perrysville Highway, North Hills.
Tickets may be purchased at the door or by mail.
the door.
See us at www.pittsburghsavoyards.org


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2008 City High Art Show
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13 Jun 2008
For the third consecutive year, Future Tenant presents an exhibition and performance series featuring the student artists of City High. The City High Art Show will feature a diverse array of drawings, paintings, photography and electronic art created by young artists in City High’s art program. The opening reception will be held on Friday, May 30 from 5:00 – 8:00pm, and the show will run through June 21. Future Tenant, located at 819 Penn Avenue, is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, from 12:30 – 6:00pm.
Future Tenant will also be hosting an accompanying performance series featuring City High students. An evening of music, poetry and spoken word will be held on June 19, including performances by City High’s chorus and World Music Drumming Ensemble. A video screening will be held on June 19, featuring student-created music videos, commercials, television programs and abstract video art. The series will conclude with a theatrical performance on June 20. All performance events will be held from 4:30 – 7:00pm at Future Tenant. They are free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be served.


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Paparazzi
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13 Jun 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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Mattress Factory Urban Garden Party
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13 Jun 2008
Don't miss the event of the Summer! The theme of this year's party is the story of Marie Antoinette with a modern twist. Think decadence, opulence, guillotines and bustiers.

Off with their heads!

Friday, June 13, 2008
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Visit www.mattress.org for more information.

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Edward Donovan: Naturalist Artist, Author and Collector
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13 Jun 2008
Created in the period 1823-1830, these botanical watercolors by the early 19th-century British naturalist Edward Donovan depict exotic plants introduced to the British Isles. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (except 18 and 25-26 May).

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2008 Carnegie International
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13 Jun 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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Shadyside Presbyterian Church Strawberry Festival
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13 Jun 2008
A “BERRY” GOOD TIME FOR A GOOD CAUSE

The 16th annual Shadyside Presbyterian Church Strawberry Festival will be held on Friday, June 13, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Shadyside congregation will host a traditional evening of fun, games, and delicious food to celebrate the impending arrival of summer and support The Pittsburgh Project, a local non-profit community development organization.

With something for everyone, the Strawberry Festival offers a perfect evening of family fun. Menu items will include cake, ice cream, fresh strawberries, grilled hot dogs, chips, and hot and cold drinks, including root beer floats. Baked goods will also be available for purchase. Activities will include games with prizes for everyone, pony rides (from 6:00 to 8:00), crafts, balloons, temporary tattoos, and live music provided by the Good Time Music Company. (In the event of rain, the festivities will move indoors – no ponies.)

There is no charge for admission; crafts, tattoos, and the cake walk are free. Refreshments and baked goods may be purchased with cash. Tickets for other activities are three for $1; games require one ticket, balloons require three tickets, and pony rides require twelve tickets. All proceeds from the festival’s activities will benefit The Pittsburgh Project, an urban, neighborhood-based, Christian community development organization.

Shadyside Presbyterian Church is centrally located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s educational/cultural district, just a few blocks away from the campuses of the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. The church is situated on the corner of Amberson Avenue and Westminster Place, one block off Fifth Avenue, and is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Call 412-682-4300 for more information, or visit www.shadysidepres.org.

For 23 years, The Pittsburgh Project has poured time and resources into developing leaders and serving the city’s most vulnerable residents – operating a progressive series of afterschool programs for urban young people, deploying over 2,500 people annually to perform free home repairs for Pittsburgh’s in-need elderly homeowners, outfitting college students for urban service and leadership, and spearheading economic development and anti-violence efforts in our Pittsburgh neighborhood. For more information about the Pittsburgh Project, visit www. pittsburghproject.org.


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Icing on the Cake
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13 Jun 2008
Pittsburgh celebrates its 250th birthday this year, and what better way to celebrate with birthday cake? Better yet, perhaps 250 birthday cakes! That is exactly what Three Rivers Art Festival (TRAF) and Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (AAP) are cooking up. The talented artists of AAP will be mixing up some creative ingredients into birthday cakes. That's right, all kinds of cakes, in all kinds of artistic media. Unique, decorative cake interpretations of this milestone, will be on display at the PPG Wintergarden as part of this year's Three Rivers Arts Festival, beginning June 6 and running through June 22.
Closing Reception and Cake Party 4:00 to 6:00 PM on Sunday June 22


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Wired to Win
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13 Jun 2008
Wired to Win, an extraordinary new film in IMAX®, showcases the amazing ability of the human brain to overcome adversity, accomplish the near-impossible, and power each of us to victory and success in life.

The brain’s abilities are illustrated through cyclists racing in the Tour De France. Over the course of the event, they are caught up in hair-raising crashes, dramatic battles over the Alps and Pyrenees and action-packed descents down steep mountain roads. Their ultimate goal? The finish line on the Champs-Elysees in Paris.

The film raises the questions "how do they do this?" and "why do they do this?" Ultimately the answers lie within the mind and the human brain itself.


$8 adults; $6 children 3-12 and seniors 62+

$7/$5 for members



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Jam Session--Miracles for Marissa
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13 Jun 2008
Musicians, Singers and Listeners Welcome
Fri., May 10 and Sat., May 11

6 PM to 10 PM
No admission, offering from your heart!
Full menu!
Family Friendly!
BYOB if You Like!
Everyone Welcome!
Main Street in the West End OPEN and

WE’RE HAVING A PARTY!
Carol's Restaurant
410 South Main St (Rte 60)
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
412-921-2627
Www.carolsrestaurant.blogspot.com

You’re not a stranger long at Carol’s!








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From Violence to Vision
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13 Jun 2008
Student interns from MCG Youth use art to present their views on violence issues and raise money to support the Center for Victims of Violence and Crime. Exhibition features art, sales of student-designed pins and a Chinese auction of student's work.


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A Candi Coated Happy Hour
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13 Jun 2008
A Candi Coated Happy Hour at The AVA LOUNGE every Friday!!!

Relax and unwind from a hard week’s work...YOU DESERVE IT!

$5 Candi Martinis...We serve the best JOLLY RANCHER and CHOCOLATE MARTINIS in the city!!!
$1 off other drinks!!!
A GREAT selection of import and domestic beers
Free appetizers!!!

DJ Caution spinning Old School Hip Hop and R&B

5pm – 8pm

The Ava Lounge is located next to the Shadow Lounge at 5972 Baum Blvd.

No Cover. 21 and up.

Presented by EarCandi Entertainment www.myspace.com/earcandientertainment


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