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YES: South Hills Children’s Choir

November 14, 2015 – 12:00 pm | 1,960 views
IMG_0390 From 11/14/2015: Vocalists Olivia (Scott Twp.), Maria (Bethel Park), Lydia (Eighty Four), Pollina (Washington), Riley (Bethel Park), Emilia (Washington), Ailsa (Bethel Park), Abbigail (McMurray), Clare (Eighty Four), Morgan (Canonsburg), and Emma (Eighty Four) of the South Hills Children's Choir preview an upcoming performance at View Crest Presbyterian Church, Dec. 10.

Live Music: David Childers & the Serpents

November 7, 2015 – 3:40 pm | 1,055 views
IMG_0384 From: 11/07/2015: David Childers and the Serpents with a number of songs including tracks from Serpents of Reformation.

YES: Mon River Arts Beauty and the Beast

November 7, 2015 – 3:30 pm | 1,327 views
IMG_0380 From 11/07/2015: Actors Emily Linder, Diana Craycroft, Kyla Denitti, Connor Vaccari, Ben Hoffman, Samantha Hawk, Cassie Snyder, Livia Mazzarella, Abbey Evanko, Olivia Stofik, Carson Gregg, and Jordan Ploskina of Mon River Arts Youth Theater preview Beauty and the Beast Jr. November 20-22.

Performance: TJ Connolly

October 31, 2015 – 12:40 pm | 1,630 views
IMG_0371 From 10/31/2015: Songwriter and guitarist TJ Connolly of Chrome Moses with music and details on upcoming shows at Spirit Lounge 11/10 and R Bar 11/14.

YES: The Penn Quartet

October 31, 2015 – 12:40 pm | 1,225 views
IMG_0359 From 10/31/2015: Violinist Kerry Broker (16, Shadyside Academy), violinist Hannah Ishizaki (15, PA Leadership Academy), violist Jimmy Cunningham IV (16, Pittsburgh CAPA), and cellist Kyle Johnson (17, Peters Township) all of the Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras.

YES: Center for Young Musicians

October 31, 2015 – 12:40 pm | 916 views
IMG_0351 From 10/31/2015: Center for Young Musicians violinist Alexandra Schnatterly (17, Seneca Valley) performs musical duets with her instructor, Leah Givelber.

Preview: The National Aviary Owl-o-Ween

October 24, 2015 – 11:45 am | 808 views
IMG_0336 From: 10/24/2015: Cathy Schlott and Eastern Screech-Owl, Oakley, preview Owl-o-Ween at the National Aviary Saturday Oct. 17, 24 and 31.

YES: Pittsburgh Brashear Students in Action

October 24, 2015 – 11:45 am | 1,277 views
IMG_0340 From: 10/24/2015: Savannah Mynahan (16) and Cameron Brown (16) of Pittsburgh Brashear talk about Students in Action community and police relations programs at their school.

Live Music: Amy Melissen

October 24, 2015 – 11:45 am | 1,268 views
IMG_0344 From 10/24/2015: Singer/Songwriter, Amy Melissen, performs and talks about her experiences in the Pittsburgh music scene.

YES: Pittsburgh Concert Society Young Artists Winner, Claire Edwards

October 17, 2015 – 12:40 pm | 1,535 views
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA From 10/17/2015: Pittsburgh Concert Society Young Artists Winner, Claire Edwards shares selections from Bach and Paganini on violin.