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Market Square was shining bright like a diamond on Saturday night as the backdrop to one of the hottest parties of the year.
More than 500 guests enjoyed Yelp Pittsburgh’s retro ‘40s party on Thursday night.
More than 500 guests donned their black tie at the 30th annual awards gala Downtown on Friday at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
Nonprofits are alive and well here in Pittsburgh, and Repair the World is a wonderful example of how young people are making a difference.
The Downtown icon has been renovated with $114 million to convert the place to house offices and restaurants.
The black-tie event, co-hosted by Vivica Fox, included dinner and a procession of African-Americans wearing clothing from the 1860s.
The Mattress Factory museum “lit up the night” with its fundraising bash and unveiled a new rooftop light installation on Friday night.
Nine men were each awarded $10,000 by the BMe foundation to honor and further their community building work in Pittsburgh.
More than 500 guests sat down for supper on Wednesday night in Oakmont to support the Joseph A. Massaro Alzheimer’s Research Fund.
Supporters of Surgicorps raised funds on Saturday night with a concert featuring Mathew Tembo and the Afro Routes Band.
The evening featured a talk by enamel artist Alex Raphael.
Hundreds of guests enjoyed the Killer Heels exhibition and a fabulous party on Thursday night.
It was a beautiful night in the neighborhood to honor Joanne Rogers with the Great Friend of Children Award.
A record-breaking crowd of more than 6,000 came out to party Downtown Saturday night for Pride in the Streets.
More than 300 guests attended the 14th annual Imani Gala on Thursday night.
The American Diabetes Association honored three fathers from Pittsburgh on Friday night.
The National Council of Jewish Women Pittsburgh Section hosted the annual meeting with actress Kathy Najimy giving the keynote speech.
The Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh held its first Wine, Women & Shoes luncheon on Tuesday.
Nearly 800 guests in black tie trekked through the zoo Friday night, raising nearly $500,000.
The 8th annual Full Bloom Summer Dance Party rocked the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater Saturday night.
The 61st annual Pittsburgh CLO Ball, Razzle Dazzle ’Em was held at the Wyndham Grand Saturday night.
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust celebrated the opening of the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival with a boat party Friday night.
The Jewish Association on Aging celebrate its 110th anniversary during the Art of Aging, Laugh with Richard Lewis benefit.
The event, held at the Fox Chapel Golf Club, supports beautification efforts in the 47-acre park along the Allegheny River.
The Children’s Trust celebrated its inaugural year by presenting Dr. Dennis Simon with a grant on Thursday night.
Each year this prestigious luncheon honors seven local women for their contributions in leadership.
The gala and auction was a 1970s-style blowout that raised $221,000 for the theater’s fund.
The star of ”Fun Home” sang his greatest stage hits and chatted about his career to support new musicals, including his father’s.
More than 400 Attack fans danced the night away at one of the best parties of the year at Spirit in Lawrenceville. .
It was history in the making as the Sen. John Heinz History Center recognized five Pittsburghers for their achievements.
It was a picture-perfect night at Phipps Conservatory as nearly 300 guests mixed and mingled.
Nearly 200 people braved steady rain to enjoy Link on Penn at the corner of Penn and Center avenues.
Nearly 500 supporters of POWER came to celebrate the organization’s 25th anniversary.
Nearly 300 guests made their way to the Pittsburgh Field Club in Fox Chapel on Thursday for an Evening of Hope.
The Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters hosted the 32nd annual Maecenas XXXII Gala on Saturday night and it was magnificent.
A love for art was at the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh’s Annual Exhibition opening on Friday at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Oakland.
Truman Capote’s legendary Black and White Ball was recreated for the Pittsburgh Public Theater benefit gala Monday night.
A cultivation event for the Carnegie Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibit, ”Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium,” was held Saturday.
Actress and wellness expert Mariel Hemingway was the guest speaker at the annual Go Red for Women luncheon on Friday.
The Power of Pink Party presented by the Planned Parenthood Action Fund hosted 1,000 young volunteers on Friday night.
A sold-out crowd of 600 guests came out to support the Pittsburgh Parks at this year’s Spring Hat Luncheon.
The NAACP Pittsburgh Unit held its annual Human Rights Dinner on Thursday night at the Westin Convention Center, Downtown.
Roughly 250 guests gathered to support the Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh and to honor Karissa’s Army.
Dr. Vonda Wright held a “Spring Thaw” networking event where global health innovators spoke at the August Wilson Center.
PERSAD held its annual art auction attended by more than 800 guests on Monday night.
About 300 dog lovers romped Saturday night at Hello Bully’s eighth annual Lovers Not Fighters Gala.
So much to do, so little time! Check out other great events happening around the city in this week’s edition of #SEENintheCity!
The August Wilson Center for African American Culture was transformed into a jazz festival on Saturday night, welcoming 700 guests.
The cakes by professional and amateur bakers were evaluated by a panel of judges who spent the cocktail reception tasting and note taking.
More than 330 attended the Crohn’s & Colitis luncheon to honor women who excel in Pittsburgh, raising more than $100.000 for research,
Natalie Bencivenga's SEEN documents Pittsburgh social life in all its diversity. Beyond the galas, the glitterati and the glamour, it chronicles the way we live today and the people who are engaged in making this community a vibrant place to live.
A Pittsburgh native who has a master's degree in social work, Ms. Bencivenga ran her own online lifestyle magazine for five years. She is broadening the reach of SEEN by expanding the kinds of events the Post-Gazette covers. She also heavily uses social media to engage readers so that even if they can't be at the party with SEEN, they'll be part of the party.
Send invitations to SEEN, 358 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Email Natalie Bencivenga or fax 412-263-1706.