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CMA September Goings-on


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Tey Stiteler






An Evening in Milan

Larrimor’s Fashion Benefit for Carnegie Museum of Art

September 10, 2003

6:00 p.m. 


It’s an exciting evening designed to celebrate the openings of the newly renovated Scaife Galleries at Carnegie Museum of Art and Larrimor’s for Her. 


Larrimor’s, in Downtown’s Union and Trust Building, is hosting a high energy fashion show a la Milanese, complete with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, samplings from Mon Aimee Chocolat, auction, and a runway walk the likes of which have never been seen in Pittsburgh. 


Fashionistas will be among the first to see the fall lines for Max Mara, Loro Piana, Zanella, Gunex, Audrey Talbott, Giorgio Armani (for men), and Ermenegildo Zegna. 


RSVP to this once-in-a-lifetime fashion event by calling 412.578.2552 or emailing 


Carnegie on Tap

September 19, 2003

7:00-11:00 p.m. 


It's a Very Merry Carnegie Unbirthday Bash! Carnegie on Tap, the grandaddy of all the young professionals parties, celebrates its 20th birthday on a night that takes you through the looking glass. Party-goers will enjoy the sounds of Pittsburgh's one and only Phat Man Dee and groove to the jazz-hip-hop sound of 3 Apples High. The evening also includes refreshments, tours of Carnegie Museum of Art and Carnegie Museum of Natural History, a silent auction, and free admission to Sanctuary in the Strip District when you show your COT ticket.

Tickets are $35 each and must be purchased by September 15 by contacting ProArts at or 412.394.3353. 


Pittsburgh Platforms: New Pittsburgh Architecture

Sat., September 20

1:00-3:00 p.m. 


Distinguished New York-based architectural writer Mildred Schmertz joins museum curator Raymund Ryan in a provocative and engaging discussion of how innovative Pittsburgh architectural firms are re-thinking Pittsburgh for the 21st century. Several architects, whose projects are among the 19 on view in the current exhibition Pittsburgh Platforms: New Projects in Architecture + Environmental Design, will be on hand to enliven the discussion of the local design culture. Carnegie Museum of Art Theater. Free with museum admission.