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Steelers vs. Texans
Calendar: Local Calendar
Quercus  
07 Sep 2008
Steelers vs. Houston Texans
Kickoff: 1 pm at Heinz Field
Here We Go Steelers!
Visit SteelersLIVE.com, the Capital of Steelers Nation,
for the latest news, fan content, and Steeler related events!


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Liquid Sundays Fashion Edition
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07 Sep 2008


On Sunday, September 7, 2008, Liquid Sundays will be hosting their first ever Fashion Edition at Olive or Twist downtown. The event will showcase fashions provided by Lawrenceville boutiques, Sugar and Pavement, alongside music from Flash the DJ. Local bands Thee Adora, The Central Plains, and The Lost Sea will be performing. Doors open at 6:30 PM with the show commencing at 7. Admission is $5 and the event is 21 and over.

Liquid Sundays: Fashion Edition
Date: Sunday, Sept. 7 2008
Time: Doors 6:30 PM, Show 7 PM
Location: Olive or Twist (140 6th Street, Pittsburgh PA; Over 21 show)
Price: $5
Fashion by Lawrenceville Boutiques: Sugar and Pavement
Bands: Thee Adora, The Central Plains, The Lost Sea
DJ: Flash the DJ


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LEMURtron
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Quercus  
07 Sep 2008
LEMURtron is a modern musical extravaganza like you've never seen or heard before! Combining common and unusual musical instruments with robotic technology, the exhibit features a futuristic 'band' of music makers with members that include GuitarBot, ModBots and the infamous Ill-Tempered Clangier. YOU "play" the "Bots" by moving and dancing on the lighted dance floor, making your own concert of techno music.
LEMURtron is created by LEMUR (League of Electronic Musical Urban Robots), a Brooklyn, NY-based group of artists and technologists creating exotic, sculptural musical instruments which integrate robotic technology. LEMUR was founded by Eric Singer in 2000.


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Brad Yoder & Robby Hecht
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Quercus  
07 Sep 2008
An evening of original acoustic music guaranteed to make you sing, laugh, dance and just feel happy about life in general. Pittsburgh-based singer/songwriter Brad Yoder is joined by Jason Rafalak on bass/mandolin and Robby Hecht, the 2007 Kerrville New Folk winner. There is a suggested donation for this all-ages, BYOB show at the PULSE House, located at 5615 Stanton Avenue in Highland Park.


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39th Annual Fair in the Park
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Quercus  
07 Sep 2008
39th Annual Fair in the Park
presented by the Craftsmen's Guild of Pittsburgh

September 5-7, 2008
Mellon Park

2008 will be the 39th year for A Fair in the Park, an annual contemporary craft festival presented by The Craftsmen's Guild of Pittsburgh. Our festival is held in the lush surroundings of Mellon Park, adjacent to The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.
Nestled between Squirrel Hill and Shadyside, this 16 acre park provides us with a casual ambience that allows us to showcase artist's in a natural setting, and helps make it one of the most enjoyable events of the season. Rated one of 'Sunshine Artists' top 100 art shows nationwide, A Fair in the Park features the overall highest quality crafts and art that consistently obtain a high rating from our participants. An estimated 20,000+ attend, many are dedicated customers that enjoy the opportunity to interact with 100 American craft artists working in Clay, Textile, Jewelry, Glass, Metal, Wood and Mixed Medias.
In addition to the vast array of fine craft and art demonstrations, A Fair in the Park also features three days of live regional and national music, children activities, a bountiful food concession, plus a variety of unique outdoor entertainment. Rain or shine, this is an event not to be missed!


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Life on Mars, the 2008 Carnegie International Tour
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Quercus  
07 Sep 2008
"Your Town, Inc." Exhibition
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Quercus  
07 Sep 2008
80 photographs from Julia Christensen’s forthcoming book “Big Box Reuse” will be shown in an exhibition that examines how communities are changing in the shadow of corporate real estate. Also featured is the architectural construction “UnBox,” a reaction to the megastore big-box concept. Transportable, modular, and easily reusable, the UnBox will be used for creative and social uses, challenging the values and conventions of corporate retail.
The exhibition is open Tuesday-Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. August 29-November 22. Admission is free.
Visit www.cmu.edu/millergallery or http://juliachristensen.com for more information, or call 412-268-3618. The Regina Gouger Miller Gallery is located in the Purnell Center for the Arts on the Carnegie Mellon University campus, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.


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Frank Lloyd Wright's Duncan House Tours
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07 Sep 2008
Frank Lloyd Wright's Duncan House at Polymath Park Resort Tours
1 & 3 p.m. $22 includes Wright's Duncan House and two homes that were designed by Wright apprentice/Pittsburgh architect Peter Berndtson. Experience the genius of Wright in this wonderful wooded setting.
Acme, Pa, 45 minutes from Pittsburgh. Reservations required. Email events@polymathpark.com or call 877-833-7829 Ext. 2


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Sundays in the Park
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07 Sep 2008
Spend your Sundays in Schenley Park! Now through October 12, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy sponsors free live music every Sunday afternoon on the Schenley Park Visitor Center's tented patio. The schedule features a wide variety of music, from country to jazz to classic rock. Shows last from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. The complete schedule is available at www.pittsburghparks.org or by calling 412-682-7275.

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39th Annual Fair in the Park
Calendar: Local Calendar
Quercus  
07 Sep 2008
2008 will be the 39th year for A Fair in the Park, an annual contemporary craft festival presented by The Craftsmen's Guild of Pittsburgh. Our festival is held in the lush surroundings of Mellon Park, adjacent to The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.
Nestled between Squirrel Hill and Shadyside, this 16 acre park provides us with a casual ambience that allows us to showcase artist's in a natural setting, and helps make it one of the most enjoyable events of the season. Rated one of 'Sunshine Artists' top 100 art shows nationwide, A Fair in the Park features the overall highest quality crafts and art that consistently obtain a high rating from our participants. An estimated 20,000+ attend, many are dedicated customers that enjoy the opportunity to interact with 100 American craft artists working in Clay, Textile, Jewelry, Glass, Metal, Wood and Mixed Medias.
In addition to the vast array of fine craft and art demonstrations, A Fair in the Park also features three days of live regional and national music, children activities, a bountiful food concession, plus a variety of unique outdoor entertainment. Rain or shine, this is an event not to be missed!


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Pittsburgh Irish Festival
Calendar: Local Calendar
Quercus  
07 Sep 2008
DATES: Friday, Saturday, Sunday - September 5, 6, and 7, 2008

TIMES: Fri. - 4:00 pm to midnight, Sat. - 11:00 am to midnight, Sun. - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

LOCATION: Riverplex (between Sandcastle and Waterfront, behind Costco Wholesale)
1000 Sandcastle Drive, West Homestead (Pittsburgh), PA 15120

REASON: A Celebration to bring together the Pittsburgh community for three days of Celtic camaraderie. Our goal is to contribute to the rich cultural expression of Irish history and tradition that exists in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Irish Festival is also the largest Irish party in the city!

HIGHLIGHTS: Traditional and contemporary entertainment, Irish food and refreshments, Irish marketplace, children's activities-performances-sing-a-longs, storytelling, Irish dance workshops and performances, ceili dancing, Irish dogs display tent, special Gaelic Mass (Sun 10 am), Gaelic conversation, Irish musical instrument demos, Irish Idol, Hedge
School, Gaelic Sports, Blarney Bingo, darts, and more!

ENTERTAINMENT: Gaelic Storm, Pogey, Glengarry Bhoys, Beoga, Screaming Orphans, Gadelle, Cahal Dunne, Dennis Doyle, Michael Murphy and the Shannon River Band, Matthew Craig and The Kerry Tipper Band, Red Hand Paddy, Hooley, Mike Gallagher, Burke Conroy Irish Dancers, Pittsburgh Ceili Club, Pittsburgh Irish Reelers, Bell School of Irish Dance, Shovlin Academy of Irish Dance, Corned Beef and Curry, Terry Griffith, Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh, Mark Guiser, Alan Irvine, Patrick Regan and many more to be announced! (Program subject to change)

ADMISSION: $8.00 adult advance, $10.00 at the gate, $8.00 Senior (60+) and Students with ID, $5.00 Military Active/Retired with ID, $3.00 children (3 - 12 years), under three is free! Tickets can be purchased at the gate or in advance at
www.sandcastlewaterpark.com. $2.00 ADMISSION FRIDAY 4:00-6:00PM, HALF PRICE ADMISSION FRIDAY 6:00-8:00 WITH COLLEGE ID
SPONSORS: Costco Wholesale, Guardian Storage, PA Dept of Community and Economic Development, Murphy's Irish Stout and Irish Red Beers, Michael Collins Whiskey

INFORMATION: For more information, schedule of events, future mailings, or involvement, please call (412) 422-1113 or visit our website at www.pghirishfest.org. Travel packages - www.visitpa.com or www.visitpittsburgh.com

ORGANIZATION: Presented by Pittsburgh Irish Festival, Inc. - a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preserving and presenting Irish culture and heritage in the area.

PIF FACTS and HONORS: Pittsburgh Irish Festival offers the largest single nationality cultural celebration within a two-hour drive in any direction. We are the PA's largest Irish Festival and we are the only Irish festival within the Pittsburgh and its Countryside region. Nationally, Pittsburgh Irish Festival is one of the co-founders of the Irish Festival Directors Conference. We are also a 17-year member of the International Festivals and Events Association and Mid-Atlantic Festivals and Events Alliance. For the second year in a row, the PA Dept. of Community and Economic Development, Department of Cultural and Heritage Tourism, and PA Tourism Office honored the hard work of the Pittsburgh Irish Festival with the designation of Pennsylvania Preferred Festival. Only 32 festivals carry this designation.


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Area 51 Band @ West Newton Community Festival
Calendar: Local Calendar
Quercus  
07 Sep 2008
Aera 51 will be playing classic rock featuring the music of Journey, Styx, Foreigner and Kansas on the main stage of the West Newton Community Festival.

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Open Climbing at REI
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07 Sep 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 member, join today for a one time $20 fee.


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Steelers vs. Texans
Calendar: Local Calendar
Quercus  
07 Sep 2008
Steelers vs. Houston Texans
Kickoff: 1 pm at Heinz Field
Here We Go Steelers!
Visit SteelersLIVE.com, the Capital of Steelers Nation,
for the latest news, fan content, and Steeler related events!


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Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival
Calendar: Local Calendar
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07 Sep 2008
It's an adventure into the past at this medieval amusement park featuring combat jousting, games of skill, rides, a variety of renaissance delicacies, hundreds of authentically costumed performers providing continuous entertainment, and more than 80 master artisans exhibiting fine arts and crafts.

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2008 Carnegie International
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07 Sep 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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Have what it takes to be a Steel City Derby Demon?
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Quercus  
07 Sep 2008
Sun Sept 7th 7:30-9:30pm at Romp N Roll in Glenshaw
Skaters must be female, at least 21 years old, and have solid basic skating skills.

Members of our Training & Skills group will be present at tryouts to assess your skill level, and recruitment committee members will administer a quick interview and answer any questions you may have.
Please RSVP if you plan to attend by emailing us at joinscdd@gmail.com

Key basic skills covered during the tryout include:

- Derby Form/Stance
- Endurance
- Stopping (3 basic types)

The SCDD is a proud member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association.
To learn more about the Woman's Flat Track Derby Association's "basic skating skills", go to www.wftda.org also view our site at www.steelcityderbydemons.com

Other Requirements:

Skaters must wear safety gear including helmet, mouth guard, knee, wrist, and elbow pads. Rental skates and pads will be available for no cost at the rink if needed. Affordable mouth guards can be purchased at any sporting goods store (the moldable type works best).

There will be a $5 Rink Fee and Photo ID is required. Skaters must sign a waiver prior to participating.

*BEWARE!!!*

We take our training very seriously. Many skaters are on the rink 3 times a week or more.
Recruits must be aware that roller derby can be life consuming!

Please email SCDD recruiting at joinscdd@gmail.com if you have any questions would like more information.
We look forward to skating with you soon!!!


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Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
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07 Sep 2008
Who done it? You be the judge as the Christian W. Klay Winery presents their interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Theater on September 7 at 6 p.m. The evening includes complimentary wine tasting of your favorites from the award-winning Christian W. Klay collection and a delicious buffet dinner.

Tickets for this event are just $36 per person, plus tax. Due to the popularity of this event, advance, pre-paid reservations are required. Ticket price is refundable up to 48 hours prior to the event.
For reservations, contact the winery directly at 724-439-3424. This event is not

recommended for children under age 16.


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Auditions for THE ODD COUPLE
Calendar: Local Calendar
Quercus  
07 Sep 2008
AUDITIONS for THE ODD COUPLE will take place at St. Gregory School Library, 115 Pine St., August 24 & September 7 at 2pm. We
are looking for eight talented men and 2 talented women to fill these comical parts. Performances will be held in November. This is what we hope to become an annual event! Come out and share your talent! Please bring a photo and resume' if available.


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UPMC Grandparent's Day
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07 Sep 2008
Grandparents can enjoy a nice, relaxing day at the Zoo, complete with free admission, when accompanied by their grandchildren. Grandparents also receive one free "ride all day" tram bracelet and one complimentary coffee or tea.
Sponsored by UPMC Health Plan.


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