Heinz History Center

Andy Masich: Pittsburgh Has a Story to Tell

My father was an engineer and my mother was a trained actress who went to school at Carnegie Tech, now Carnegie Mellon University. (Her first kissing scene was with Carl Betz, a Pittsburgher, who played the husband on “The Donna Reed Show.”) My parents met while doing community and summer-stock theatre. I have a wonderful …

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Flappers, Bootleggers and Gangsters, Oh My! History Uncorked Entertains 1,600 Guests

The Senator John Heinz History Center hosted its 20th annual History Uncorked, Pittsburgh’s premier party for young professionals, on Friday, Feb. 16. History Uncorked: Roaring ’20s, presented by BNY Mellon, offered an evening of fun, discovery, dancing, and activities to 1,600 guests—not to mention great food from Pittsburgh’s hottest eateries and delicious drinks from Wigle …

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The Art of Lazar Ran

From origins at the Vitebsk Fine Arts School in Belarus (founded by Mark Chagall in 1918), to safe-keeping in an Ohio home for decades, the art of Lazar Ran and his contemporaries has taken a circuitous path to appear on the walls of the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh. The collection conveys a lesser-known story of …

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