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“A Masked Affair” Raises $500,000 for Pittsburgh Public Theater

More than 400 people went all out for Pittsburgh Public Theater’s “A Masked Affair,” which took place on Friday, May 17 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh, Downtown. The vibe in the King’s Garden Ballroom was fresh and fun as light poured in to illuminate bedazzled guests mingling during cocktails in their masks.

Maecenas XXXV Concludes Opera’s 80th Season

Pittsburgh Opera concluded its 80th season with its annual Maecenas fundraiser gala on Saturday, May 18.

Big Green Block Party Celebrates Phipps’ Newest Green Building

Over 500 people attended Phipps’ Big Green Block Party on the evening of Thursday, May 16 to celebrate the best sustainable Pittsburgh has to offer, including the opening of Phipps’ newest green building, the Exhibit Staging Center.

“Multiplicity” Highlights 28 Contemporary Artists

In a stimulating evening of creative discovery, James Gallery opened an expansive exhibition, “Multiplicity,” on Friday, May 10.

Columnist George Will Speaks at St. Barnabas Founder’s Day

St. Barnabas Charities hosted their annual Founder’s Day Celebration Gala on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Township, Pa.

Holland, Beltran, Lee, Hayes, Kiser, Welsch, Griffith

Michael Holland is vice chancellor for science policy and research strategies at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the first to hold the new appointment. His duties include developing and implementing university research policies and strategies to support collaborations across a range of disciplines.

Luncheon Raises $550,000 for Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

The 2019 PNC Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Spring Hat Luncheon was held on Saturday, May 4 in Allegheny Commons Park.

Take Center Stage Gala Celebrates the August Wilson Cultural Center

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center TAKE CENTER STAGE Gala took place on Friday, April 26 in the 900 block of Liberty Avenue. Guests enjoyed a two-​course dinner by big Catering and dessert buffet by Bella Christie and Lil’ Z’s Sweet Boutique.

On a Pedestal: Clarion River, Innovation in Education

Western Pennsylvania is blessed with an abundance of water at a time when many places in the world find it increasingly scarce. But having ample water isn’t enough if it is tainted with pollutants. And the region long has been guilty of negligence when it comes to keeping its waterways clean and healthy.…

Annual Event Celebrates Science and Technology Doctoral Students

On April 3, 2019, the Pittsburgh Chapter of ARCS Foundation held its annual Scholar Celebration at the Reed Smith Centre. The chapter raises funds for three-​year awards to doctoral students in the sciences and technology at both Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh.
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