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The Art of Acting

For Immediate Release – Pittsburgh, PA The Carnegie Arts Initiative presents The Art of Acting with Cindy Jackson, Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m starting on October 6th at the 3rd Street Gallery, 220 Third Street, Carnegie, PA 15106. Jackson studied Shakespeare at the former American Youth Shakespeare Academy. Trained as a serious actor, she is also adept at ... Read More »

Art of Comedy – Screenwriting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Art of Writing Comedy – Screenplays is a 90 minute four-week course at the Third Street Gallery 220 3rd Street, Carnegie, PA 15106, Tuesday’s in September (3, 10, 17, 24) at 7:00 p.m. Students will learn about the craft of writing a screenplay with an emphasis on comedy. The course is designed to maximize the potential ... Read More »

Tony Dungy & Mark Nordenberg to Speak at MACS Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 14, 2013 Tony Dungy and Mark Nordenberg to Speak at Manchester Academic Charter School’s 15th Anniversary Celebration. The Manchester Academic Charter School (MACS) will hold its 15th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 1815 Metropolitan Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233. A VIP Reception will be held from 7:00 PM to ... Read More »

New Summer Camps at Baden Academy to be Offered by Grow a Generation

Grow a Generation is offering four incredible weeks for students going into grades 3, 4, and 5 beginning July 8. Programs include: Theatrical Robots Remote Control Mania Video Game Design Shelbrations with Shel Silverstein Zany Animation with Alice 2 Harry Potter Camp Becoming Superheroes Mining and Crafting Morning sessions are facilitated by Dr. Ellen Cavanaugh, the Director of the Baden ... Read More »

Carnegie Mellon To Present NIMH’s Leslie Ungerleider With Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences

For Immediate Release Event: Carnegie Mellon University will award the first Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences to Leslie G. Ungerleider, chief of the Laboratory of Brain and Cognition at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The prize, funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as part of its centennial celebration, recognizes trailblazers in the mind ... Read More »

Documentary Tells Story of Self-Taught Pittsburgh Astronomers Whose Inventions Changed the World Distributed via American Public Television

For Immediate Release UNDAUNTED: The Forgotten Giants of the Allegheny Observatory is a one-hour documentary that tells the surprising stories of the Pittsburghers behind the birth of astrophysics and the invention of flight. The film will air on WQED-TV Pittsburgh on Thursday, May 9th at 8PM and is exclusively distributed via WQED to the over 360 independent and public television stations in the U.S. ... Read More »

Edgar Snyder Save A Life Tour Brings Teens A Sobering DUI Education for Prom Season

Program Exposes Students to Dangers of Drinking and Driving April 8, 2012, Pittsburgh, PA – Prom and graduation celebrations are just around the corner for many local students, but these gatherings meant to celebrate bright futures can end tragically when drinking and driving is involved. The Edgar Snyder Save A Life Tour kicks off this month in an effort to ... Read More »

CMU Alums Launch Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Poetry Tour

For Immediate Release – This summer, six alumni from the Department of English’s Creative Writing Program are teaming up for a unique poetry tour throughout the U.S. The goal: to help libraries and community centers create and sustain poetry programming. “When I’m asked what I do, and I say that I’m a poet, most people answer with ‘Oh, I’d like ... Read More »