Tuesday, October 2, 2012

RADical Days - Free days October 5th-7th


David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Free admission for tours 10am-2pm
Join us for for a 45-minute tour of the world’s only gold & platinum LEED® certified convention center. Reserve your tour at 10am, 11am, noon or 1pm by calling (412) 565-6000. For free parking, park in the Center’s garage (10th & Penn Ave.) and bring your parking ticket to the East Lobby to start your tour. 1000 Ft. Duquesne Blvd. (Downtown)

Pittsburgh Glass Center
Free admission 10am-6pm
Cast your vote for your favorite American president in John Moran’s new exhibition American Idols. Watch fiery glassblowing demonstrations, and make your own pendant or fused tile. 5472 Penn Avenue (Friendship)
Pittsburghglasscenter.org · facebook.com/pittsburghglasscenter

Pittsburgh Glass Center/ Pittsburgh Filmmakers/ Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Present: Snap!
Free Admission 10am-6pm
A RADical Days first: Discover new art in Snap, a “RADical” photo scavenger hunt. Follow the clues to different locations in Pittsburgh’s East End; snap a photo of yourself at that location looking “RAD” or doing something artfully radical, then post it on our Snap event page on the PGC or PF/PCA Facebook sites. Pick up your list of clues at any of the three locations. All snappers have a chance to win prizes.
Pittsburgh Glass Center: 5472 Penn Avenue (Friendship)
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts: 6300 Fifth Avenue (Shady Side)
Pittsburgh Filmmakers: 477 Melwood Ave. (Oakland)
“Snap!” Facebook pages:facebook.com/PghCenterForTheArts

Pittsburgh Filmmakers: Ann Arbor Film Festival
Free admission: 7:30pm (Program A) and 9:15pm (Program B)
Award-winning short films from the prestigious Ann Arbor Film Festival, including animation, documentary and experimental works. (Repeats on October 6th.)
Melwood Screening Room, 477 Melwood Ave. (Oakland)


Bulgarian-Macedonian National Education and Cultural Center
Free admission 9am-3pm
Preserving and presenting the cultural values and rich traditions of the Bulgarian/Macedonian people, the Museum includes oil paintings, graphics, icons, photographs, ceramics, costumes and more.
449-451 West Eighth Ave. (West Homestead)

August Wilson Center for African American Culture
Free admission 11am-6pm
Join the August Wilson Center for African American Culture as we celebrate the 25th year of the African American Heritage Day Parade. Bring your friends and family for free admission to the August Wilson Center's community day of programs, and enjoy performances, crafts, family activities, line dancing, vendors and more! Sweetwater Art Center presents One World Tribe at the August Wilson Center for a special performance at 3:30PM. 980 Liberty Avenue (Downtown)
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
Free admission for special tour 1pm
Free tour of the 2012 Emerging Artist of the Year exhibit with Vanessa German, the 2012 Emerging Artist.

Upper St. Clair - Boyce Mayview Park
Free admission 2-8pm
Let The Outdoor Classroom’s trained naturalists guide your explorations of Boyce Mayview Park. Creek explorations, birding, insect safaris and crafts, followed by an evening campfire with roasted marshmallows from 5:30-8pm. 1531 Mayview Road (Upper St. Clair)

Pittsburgh Filmmakers: Ann Arbor Film Festival
Free admission: 7:30pm (Program B) and 9:15pm (Program A)
See October 5th for program description and details.


Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Free admission 9am-5pm (gates close at 4pm)
Enjoy some of the most amazing animals from around the world, including sea lion and sea otter pups, tigers, elephants, polar bears, giraffes, pufferfish, and much more. Performances throughout the day at the Water’s Edge Pavilion by Tuesday Musical Club (11AM); Gateway to the Arts presents River City Percussion Duo’s Tap, Jingle, Jangle & Clang (12:30PM), and Delta Blue’s Rhythmic Roots: A History of African-American Music and Song (1PM); members of the Pittsburgh Philharmonic are featured in The Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh (2PM); and the Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras (3PM). Sponsored by PPG Industries. One Wild Place (Highland Park)
Pittsburghzoo.org · Facebook.com/pghzoo

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