2011 First Night Schedule


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6 p.m.

• Common Ground: Affrilachia! (until 11 p.m.), Affrilachian art, August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave.

• Amber's Amazing Animal Balloons (until 10 p.m.), Fifth Avenue Place, 501 Penn Ave.

• Associated Artists of Pittsburgh -- Celebration Show (until 11 p.m.), Trust Arts Education Center, 805 Liberty Ave.

• Carnegie Science Center (until 10 p.m.), jewelry making, First National Bank Family Tent, Seventh Street and Penn Avenue.

• Cell Phone Disco, public art, Tito Way.

• Children's Museum of Pittsburgh (until 10 p.m.), make a time capsule, First National Bank Family Tent, Seventh and Penn.

• Detritus (until 11 p.m.), visual art, Trust Gallery, 709 Penn Ave.

• Fireworks: Dollar Bank Children's Fireworks Display, Katz Plaza, Seventh and Penn.

• Healthy Resolutions (until 10 p.m.), Old Bally's Building, 119 Sixth St.

• Ice Creations (until 11 p.m.), Fire & Ice Plaza, Ninth Street and Penn.

• In the Wake (until 11 p.m.), photography, Trust Gallery, 707 Penn Ave.

• Jimbo & the Soupbones (until 7:15 p.m.), music, Dollar Bank Stage, Seventh and Liberty Avenue.

• Juggling Joe Wagner (until 11 p.m.), comedy, Fifth Avenue Place, 501 Penn Ave.

• Agnes R. Katz Plaza, public art, Katz Plaza, Seventh and Penn.

• Magnolias for Pittsburgh, public art, Seventh and Penn.

• Moving the Lives of Kids (MLK) Community Mural Project (until 11 p.m.), Trust Arts Education Center, 805 Liberty Ave.

• OUT OF THE RUBBLE (until 11 p.m.), visual art, SPACE Gallery, 812 Liberty Ave.

• The Painted City (until 11 p.m.), visual art, Bricolage, 937 Liberty Ave.

• Parallel Universe, visual art, Wood Street Galleries, 601 Wood St.

• PATH (until 11 p.m.), visual arts, Trust Gallery, 943 Liberty Avenue.

• Pinburgh (until 11 p.m.), by Douglas Cooper, Highmark Direct Truck, Ninth Street.

• Pittsburgh International Children's Theater (until 10 p.m.), activities for all ages, CAPA School, Ninth Street.

• Resolution Sculpture -- Message in a Bottle (until 11 p.m.), Katz Plaza, Seventh and Penn.

• Shaw Galleries: Decoration Stations -- Victorian masks (until 11 p.m.), Shaw Galleries, 805 Liberty Ave.

• Silk Screen Asian Arts Showcase (until 11 p.m.), August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave.

• Silk Screen Decoration Station (until 11 p.m.), August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave.

• Sprout Fund Public Arty Gallery (until 11 p.m.), Trust Arts Education Center, 805 Liberty Ave.

• "Teenie" Memories, visual art, August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave.

• Tugboat Printshop -- Pretty Pictures (11 p.m), visual art, Future Tenant, 819 Penn Ave.

• Untitled (Fulton Theater), public art.

6:15 p.m.

• Duo Espressivo (until 7 p.m.), music, Courtyard by Marriot, 945 Penn Ave.

• Jason Hudy -- Magic Show (until 6:45 p.m.), Fifth Avenue Place, 501 Penn Ave.•

6:30 p.m.

• Amish Monkeys (until 7:10 p.m.), comedy, Comedy Club, 131 Seventh St.

• Cartoonist and storyteller Joe Wos (until 7 p.m.), visual art, ToonSeum, 945 Liberty Ave.

• Cello Fury featuring Bill Deasy and Bodiography Contemporary Ballet (until 7:15 p.m.), music and theater, Byham Theater, Sixth Street.•

• Colonizing the Cosmos (until 7:15 p.m.), music, 91.3 FM WYEP Indoor Stage, 121 Seventh St.

• Fortune Tellers (until 9 p.m.), 911 Penn Ave.

• Highmark First Night Bonanza! (until 10:45 p.m.), mobile phone-driven interactive video game, Penn Avenue Big Screen, Sixth Street and Penn.

• Magic Workshop with Matt Sigler (until 7:30 p.m.), Fifth Avenue Place, 501 Penn Ave.

• Music Together with Household Harmony: Jammie Jam Family Sing-Along (until 7 p.m.), Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh, 212 Ninth St.

• Puppet Happening Workshop (until 7:30 p.m.), Bricolage, 937 Liberty Ave.

• Roger Humphries and RH Factor with Sean Jones (until 10:30 p.m.), music, Trust Arts Education Center, 805 Liberty Ave.

• Soul Line Dancing with Roland Ford (until 7 p.m.), EQT Plaza, 625 Liberty Ave.

• Steely McBeam (until 7:30 p.m.), official mascot of the Pittsburgh Steelers, First National Bank Family Tent, Seventh and Penn.

• Swing Dance with Euphoric Ballroom (until 7 p.m.), Urban Pathways Charter School, 914, 923 and 927 Penn Ave.

• Tru Rhythm & Blues (until 7:15 p.m.), music, Fifth Avenue Place, 501 Penn Ave.

• Urban Pathways Sounds of Steel (until 7:30 p.m.), Urban Pathways Charter School, 914, 923 and 927 Penn Ave.

6:45 p.m.

• EQT Sing-off Winner -- Katie Zemaitis, music, Benedum Center, Sixth Street.

• House of Soul (until 7:45 p.m.), R&B featuring '70s-'80s hits, Benedum Center, Sixth Street.•

• kNOTDance -- French Me (until 7:30 p.m.), dance and theater, Trust Arts Education Center, 805 Liberty Ave.

• Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (until 7:10 p.m.), August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave.•

7 p.m.

• AcoustiCafe (until 11 p.m.), music from local songwriters, August Wilson Center, 908 Liberty Ave.

• Neon Swing X-perience (until 8 p.m.), swing and rockabilly party, Urban Pathways Charter School, 914, 923, 927 Penn Ave.

• Pittsburgh Playwrights Theater Company (until 8 p.m.), Bricolage, 937 Liberty Ave.

• River City Brass (until 7:50 p.m.), music, O'Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave.•

• WACANGO (until 7:30 p.m.), HOBO, 951 Liberty Ave.

7:15 p.m.

• Giggles the Clown -- Twist the Night away! (until 11 p.m.), comedy and activities, Fifth Avenue Place, 501 Penn Ave.

7:20 p.m.

• Doubleshot! (until 8 p.m.), music, Dollar Bank Stage, Seventh and Liberty.

7:30 p.m.

• ATC Experience (until 8 p.m.), dance and theater, CAPA School, Ninth Street.

• Bait & Switch (until 8:10 p.m.), comedy, Comedy Club, 131 Seventh St.

• Dance Lessons (until 11 p.m.), free dance lessons with instructors from Arthur Murray Downtown Pittsburgh, Arthur Murray Dance Studio, 136 Sixth St.

• Donora (until 8:15 p.m.), indie dance rock, 91.3 FM WYEP Indoor Stage, 121 Seventh St.

• Duo Espressivo (until 8 p.m.), music, Courtyard by Marriot, 945 Penn Ave.

• Jason Hudy -- Magic Show (until 8 p.m.), Fifth Avenue Place, 501 Penn Ave.•

• Music Together with Household Harmony: Jammie Jam Family Sing-Along (until 8 p.m.), Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh, 212 Ninth St.

• Pirate Parrot (until 8:30 p.m.), greeting fans, First National Bank Family Tent, Seventh and Penn.

7:45 p.m.

• Doktor Kaboom! (until 8:30 p.m.), science variety show, CAPA School, Ninth Street.•

8 p.m.

• Cartoonist and storyteller Joe Wos (until 8:30 p.m.), visual art, ToonSeum, 945 Liberty Ave.

• First Night Parade (until 9 p.m.), artist-made parade.

• Magic Workshop with Matt Sigler (until 9 p.m.), Fifth Avenue Place, 501 Penn Ave.

• Pittsburgh Gospel Ensemble (until 9 p.m.), HOBO, 951 Liberty Avenue.

8:15 p.m.

• Tru Rhythm & Blues (until 9 p.m.), music, Fifth Avenue Place, 501 Penn Ave.

8:30 p.m.

• Cello Fury featuring Bill Deasy and Bodiography Contemporary Ballet (until 9:15 p.m.), music and theater, Byham Theater, Sixth Street.•

• Fiddlesticks (until 9:15 p.m.), meet the Pittsburgh Symphony's fiddlin' feline, First National Bank Family Tent, Seventh and Penn.

• House of Soul (until 9:30 p.m.), R&B featuring '70s-'80s hits, Benedum Center, Sixth Street.•

• kNOTDance -- French Me (until 9:15 p.m.), dance and theater, Trust Arts Education Center, 805 Liberty Ave.

• Music Together with Household Harmony: Jammie Jam Family Sing-Along (until 9 p.m.), Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh, 212 Ninth St.

• Pittsburgh Playwrights Theater Company (until 9:30 p.m.), comedy and public art, CAPA School, Ninth Street.

• Texture Contemporary Ballet Company (until 9:15 p.m.), August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave.•

• Urban Pathways Sounds of Steel (until 9:30 p.m.), Urban Pathways Charter School, 914, 923 and 927 Penn Ave.

8:45 p.m.

• Steel City Stilt Band (until 9:15 p.m.), musician stilt-walkers in business suits, Katz Plaza, Seventh and Penn.

9 p.m.

• Amish Monkeys (until 9:40 p.m.), comedy, Comedy Club, 131 Seventh St.

• The ATC Experience (until 9:30 p.m.), dance and theater, CAPA School, Ninth Street.

• Doktor Kaboom! (until 9:30 p.m.), science variety show, CAPA School, Ninth Street.•

• Duo Espressivo (until 10:15 p.m.), music, Courtyard by Marriot, 945 Penn Ave.

• Jason Hudy -- Magic Show (until 9:30 p.m.), Fifth Avenue Place, 501 Penn Ave.•

• Jimbo & the Soupbones (until 10:30 p.m.), music, Dollar Bank Stage, Seventh and Liberty.

• River City Brass (until 9:50 p.m.), music, O'Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave.•

• Soul Line Dancing with Roland Ford (until 9:30 p.m.), EQT Plaza, 625 Liberty Avenue.

• Swing Dance with Euphoric Ballroom (until 9:30 p.m.), Urban Pathways Charter School, 914, 923 and 927 Penn Ave.

9:15 p.m.

• Colonizing the Cosmos (until 10 p.m.), music, 91.3 FM WYEP Indoor Stage, 121 Seventh St.

9:30 p.m.

• Doubleshot! (until 10:15 p.m.), music, Dollar Bank Stage, Seventh and Liberty.

• Magic Workshop with Matt Sigler (until 10:30 p.m.), Fifth Avenue Place, 501 Penn Ave.

• Music Together with Household Harmony: Jammie Jam Family Sing-Along (until 10 p.m.), Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh, 212 Ninth St.

• Neon Swing X-perience (until 10:45 p.m.), swing and rockabilly party, Urban Pathways Charter School, 914, 923, 927 Penn Ave.

9:45 p.m.

• Cello Fury featuring Bill Deasy and Bodiography Contemporary Ballet (until 10:30 p.m.), music and theater, Byham Theater, Sixth Street.•

• Texture Contemporary Ballet Company (until 10:30 p.m.), August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave.•

• Tru Rhythm & Blues (until 10:32 p.m.), music, Fifth Avenue Place, 501 Penn Ave.

10 p.m.

• Bait & Switch (until 10:40 p.m.), comedy, Comedy Club, 131 Seventh St.

• kNOTDance -- French Me (until 10:45 p.m.), dance and theater, Trust Arts Education Center, 805 Liberty Ave.

• Pittsburgh Playwrights Theater Company (until 11 p.m.), Bricolage, 937 Liberty Ave.

• Puppet Happening Workshop (until 11 p.m.), Bricolage, 937 Liberty Ave.

10:15 p.m.

• Donora (Until 11 p.m.), indie dance rock, 91.3 FM WYEP Indoor Stage, 121 Seventh St.

10:45

• Rusted Root, world rock/jam band, Highmark Stage, Penn Avenue.

11:59 p.m.

• Fireworks: Midnight Show, Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2012 Grande Finale, Highmark Stage, Penn Avenue.


First Published December 29, 2011 5:00 AM


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