September Media Opportunities
Lights On! A Three - Day Celebration of Pittsburgh’s Cultural District
September 9 -11 | Kickoff 5:00 p.m. at Allegheny Overlook Park
About: After many long months, the streets of the Cultural District will again be bustling, the theaters and galleries will be full, and arts lovers from around the region and beyond will share experiences, live and in person. Lights On! A Three-Day Celebration of Pittsburgh’s Cultural District marks this special occasion with more than 50 free outdoor performances, exhibitions, and more presented by your favorite downtown organizations!
Lights On! is sponsored by UPMC and UPMC Health Plan and is the official kick-off event to Allegheny Regional Asset District's RADical Days. Additional support is provided by The Heinz Endowments and Richard King Mellon Foundation.
Press Event on Thursday, September 9 at 5 p.m. at the Allegheny Overlook Park
RSVP to Robin Elrod, firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews with Terri Bell, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Community Engagement
Return of the Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District
September 10 | 5:30 p.m. | Cultural District
About: The return of the ever popular Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District has six featured events, which includes five new and exciting exhibitions throughout the District’s art galleries. Among Women: Contemporary Art from Serbia guest curated by Rachel Kilipa at 937 Liberty, An<says>tors by the The Coloured Section Black Artists' Collective at 820 Liberty, This Sacred Thing guest curated by Sam Smith, Ian Brill, and Keith Tassick at SPACE Gallery, a laser sculpture by Matthew Schreiber of New Work at Wood Street Galleries, and Remnants by Philip Rostek at 707 Gallery.
The final featured event of the crawl is the return of the epic outdoor Silent Disco dance party featuring DJ Femi, DJ Nate da Barber, and Selecta at 10 p.m. Guests check in at the Allegheny Overlook Park for this special Crawl After Dark event.
Interviews with Sarah Gilmer, Program Manager for the Gallery Crawl
Interviews with visual artists
The Mavericks - First Show to Return to the Byham Theater
September 26 | 8:00 p.m.
About: Debuting as the first show at the Byham Theater in more than a year, audiences can come to enjoy the classic songs of The Mavericks, the eclectic rock and country group known for crisscrossing musical boundaries.
Advance artist interview for preview coverage
Programming at the Harris Theater Returns with the Premier of Dear Evan Hansen!
September 23 - October 14
About: Films at the soon to be renovated Harris Theater return in-person this September with the premier of the film adaptation of the Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen. Tickets go on sale this week!
Interviews with Joseph Morrison, Harris Theater Venue Manager
Behind the scenes updates on Harris Theater renovation
Liberty Magic Reopens October 6!
About: Chris Capehart, an accomplished master magician, opens Liberty Magic with his show Journey of the Master, playing October 6-29. Tickets are on sale now to the rest of this incredible season in one of the country’s only intimate theaters dedicated to the art of magic.
Interviews with magicians Chris Capehart, Jade, Siegfried Tieber, The Evasons, Eric Jones, and Jon Tai
Interviews with Scott Shiller, Producer of Liberty Magic