Saturday, February 18, 2017
Fiddlesticks Family Concert - Around the 'Burgh!
Fiddlesticks loves the music from his hometown of Pittsburgh! Explore the rich musical history of our city with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Your toes won’t stop tapping to music by Henry Mancini, Billy Strayhorn and more. Fiddlesticks will also welcome some of his favorite local artists to the stage to celebrate Pittsburgh!
PNC Pops: Broadway Standing Ovations
The biggest showstoppers – from nearly two dozen smash Broadway hits! It's a tribute to "Broadway's Standing Ovations." Jack Everly leads the Pittsburgh Symphony's PNC Pops in your favorites from Oklahoma!, Camelot, South Pacific, West Side Story, Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera and more.
Tropical Forest Congo Festival
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join us on Sat., Feb. 18, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. for a celebration and exotic fun at our Tropical Forest Congo Festival. The Festival will feature family-friendly activities, entertainment, food and more inspired by one of the world’s most botanically and culturally rich rainforest regions. Pot plants, make crafts, enjoy live entertainment and African inspired food samples from Café Phipps. The activities are free with admission.
President Trump revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice, reversing a signature initiative of his predecessor. President Obama last May gave the bathroom directive to public schools for transgender students threatening to withhold funding for schools that did not comply. The Trump administration rescinded those guidelines arguing states and public schools should make their own decisions without federal interference. Transgender legal advocates criticized the states' rights argument, saying it's a civil rights issue under the purview of federal government enforcement.
Do you agree with the court's decision to have removed the Ten Commandments monument from outside a local high school gymnasium?