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Art of Light Family
Saturday, April 12, 2003
What do art, light, volcanic craters and the solar system have in common?
Reservations suggested: 412.231.3169 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2003 SciTech Festival highlights include all this and much, much
Plato's Cave and the Light Within
Monday, April 21, 7:30 PM
For more information, please contact CMU at 412.268.5279.
Oxford Development Company & Whirl Magazine present Fashion in the city
MUSEUM CLOSED FOR EASTER
The Mattress Factory will be closed Sunday, April 20 due to the Easter holiday.
Members, enjoy a FREE member's only monthly brunch, from 11 AM to 1 PM the
last Sunday of the month.
PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh presents
April 29 - May 11, 2003 at the Byham Theater
A new musical by Jonathan Larson, the 1996 Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize -
winner for RENT. A musical look at facing a crossroad in life and holding
onto your dreams, tick, tick...BOOM! tells the story of a young composer on
the brink of turning 30 and falling into oblivion. With fourteen songs, ten
characters, three actors and a band, tick, tick...BOOM! takes you on the
playwright/composer's journey that led to the Broadway blockbuster musical,
RENT. tick, tick...BOOM! stars Christian Campbell, Nicole Ruth Sneeson, and
Wilson Cruz (Ricky from the television hit, My So-Called Life).
Tickets for tick, tick...BOOM! are $46 and $49 for Tuesday, Wednesday,
Thursday and Sunday evening performances. Because you are a
Mattress Factory member,
you are entitled to a special discount - $30 for $46 or $49 tickets for
Tuesday through Thursday and Sunday evening performances! Just mention you
are a Mattress Factory member (applies to advance ticket sales only, not to
tickets purchased the night of performance). To order call 412.456.6666 or
stop by the Benedum Center Box Office, near the corner of Penn Avenue and
Seventh Street, downtown.
SAVE THE DATE
Urban Garden Party
The Mattress Factory will host its annual summer Urban Garden Party on June
13 and 14, 2003. The two-day community celebration incorporates educational
art, theater, dancing and musical activities.
The Evening Garden Party on Friday, June 13 from 6:30 PM - 12 AM benefits the Mattress Factory's distinctive programs and features assorted foods by area caterers, museum tours, dancing and a silent auction. Co-chairs for the Evening Garden Party are Caryn Rubinoff and Craig Dunham, and Don and Bea Carter.
The Community and Family Garden Party on Saturday, June 14 from 11 AM - 5 PM, features educational activities and free entertainment for children and adults. Families will construct their own Garden Books, experiment with sun prints, enjoy interactive storytelling, music and puppet performances, sample edible flowers, create neighborhood murals and explore the creative process of in-residence artists during guided museum tours and more!