Johnna Pro talked with Pittsburgh stagehand Ken Brannigan who is retiring after 40 years of service.
The largest service cuts in the history of the Port Authority are on hold, at least for the next year; but the fight for funding is far from over. The Port Authority is looking to tap the Regional Asset Sales Tax to shore up its funding; however, arts groups funded by RAD say that’s not what the tax is for.
I am looking forward to touring the cultural landscape in Pittsburgh next month. From the cozy reading room at the Carnegie Library to the stages of the Cultural District, our purveyors of the arts are populating that landscape with local talent and national touring groups.
Pittsburghers will have a chance to see a preview of “The Dark Knight Rises,” which spent some time filming in the city earlier this year. All of the action won’t hit theaters until July of 2012, but you don’t have to wait that long to get a sneak peek.
Music lovers won’t want to miss out on these upcoming concert events that are as varied as the venues!
The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre performs numerous ballets each season. Here are some tips from ballet Principals Christopher Budzynski and Alexandrea Kochis for how to get the most out of your trip to the ballet.
Are you interested in seeing great shows for a lower price? If so, look no further than Pittsburgh’s local universities. Students at area schools utilize their talents in music, theater, or both to provide entertainment and gain performance experience.