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Light Up Night in Pittsburgh!

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Don’t Miss Light Up Night® this Weekend!
A Fun Filled Pittsburgh Tradition!
Friday, November 19th 2010 – Saturday, November 20th 2010

With 2010 being an important milestone for the Golden Triangle, the PDP is planning a one-of-a-kind grand celebration!

Light Up Night® – Light Up Weekend, sponsored by Duquesne Light, will blend the traditional elements of Light Up Night’s past—including a huge bridge party and spectacular fireworks finale—with two premier events sure to dazzle and delight—a Victorian Horse Drawn Carriage Parade and Celebrate Santa Stage Show in Market Square.

Activities will be held throughout the Golden Triangle.
Check the Website for additional details in late summer/early fall and connect with us on our “Pittsburgh Light Up Night” Facebook page!

For more information, call the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership at 412-566-4190

The Carlton’s Quick Picks

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Here are The Carlton’s Quick Picks for the week of November 15th.

Remember, you can always find more events on the Post-Gazette’s Event Calendar as well as the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Calendar.

These are just a few of our favorites!

Charles Lirette: “A River (of air) Runs Through It”
Thursday, November 18th 2010 at 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Don’t miss this free event at the Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts.
Presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Association, Music 101 is a lunchtime lecture series of informal presentations, providing the community with opportunities to hear personal insights from PSO musicians, conductors and key personnel.
Doors open and lunch served at 11:15 a.m., no reservations necessary. Pack a lunch or call 412.392.3303 to order a Common Plea gourmet picnic lunch.

Slatkin Conducts Copland’s Appalachian Spring
Friday, November 19th 2010 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 21st 2010 at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets cost $17.50 – $80.00
Visit Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts to see Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Michael Rusinek, clarinet, Bernstein: Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront; Tower: Concerto for Clarinet; Coplan: Appalachian Spring. Principal Guest Conductor Leonard Slatkin conducts a program of vivid American music. Bernstein’s Oscar nominated score for the film On the Waterfront is a classic example of music illustrating a story. PSO Principal Clarinet Michael Rusinek performs Joan Tower’s Clarinet Concerto. The program closes with Copland’s beloved ballet, Appalachian Spring, including variations on the familiar Shaker theme, “Simple Gifts.”
Call BNY Mellon Grand Classics and the PSO at 412-392-4900 for more information.

Light Up Night®/Light Up Weekend
Friday, November 19th 2010 – Saturday, November 20th 2010
With 2010 being an important milestone for the Golden Triangle, the PDP is planning a one-of-a-kind grand celebration!

Light Up Night® – Light Up Weekend, sponsored by Duquesne Light, will blend the traditional elements of Light Up Night’s past—including a huge bridge party and spectacular fireworks finale—with two premier events sure to dazzle and delight—a Victorian Horse Drawn Carriage Parade and Celebrate Santa Stage Show in Market Square.
Activities will be held throughout the Golden Triangle.

For more information, call the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership at 412-566-4190

Pittsburgh Penguins!
Home Games
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Monday, November 15, 2010: Rangers Vs. Penguins at 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010: Canucks Vs. Penguins at 7:00 p.m.
Friday, November 19, 2010: Hurricanes Vs. Penguins at 7:00 p.m.

The Carlton’s Quick Picks

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Pittsburgh Light Up NightHere are The Carlton’s Quick Picks for the week of November 9.  Remember, you can always find more events on the Post-Gazette’s Event Calendar as well as the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Calendar.

These are just a few of our favorites!

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  1. Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Anaheim Ducks. Th defending Stanly Cup Champions take on the Anaheim Ducks Monday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mellon Arena.  Stop by The Carlton for some pre-game drinks or watch the entire game with us at our spacious bar!
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  2. Fall Wine Tasting at The Priory Hotel. Join the Priory Hospitality Group on Tuesday, November 17 at 6:30 p.m. for a fall wine tasting in Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall.  The evening’s theme is “Let Us Thank the California Wine Pioneers!”  Email Gene Lucente for tickets.
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  3. Classical Mystery Tour – Music of the Beatles. Visit Heinz Hall of the Performing Arts on Thursday, November 19 for this exciting show featuring the music of the Beatles! “The Long and Winding Road,” “Hey Jude,” “All You Need is Love,” “Imagine” are just some of the songs you’ll hear when Classical Mystery Tour brings the Fab Four to Heinz Hall. Call 412.392.4819 for tickets.  Make it an evening and receive complimentary Limo service to the event from the Carlton Restaurant when you have dinner with us!
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  4. Holiday Kick-Off at Station Square. Bring the entire family to kick-off the Holiday Season in Station Square on Friday, November 20! This year, kids – and parents – will be enchanted by “A Fairytale Christmas,” that will include two magical stage shows Cinderella, Peter Pan, Aladdin, and Snow White, as well as time to meet and greet with the kids. Also, you won’t want to miss the annual Holdiay Fountain Shows, Bessemer Court Tree Lighting, as well as the grand arrival of you-know-who….SANTA CLAUS! CLICK HERE to enter to WIN a ride on the Station Square Holiday Express train with Santa Claus for Holiday Kick-Off at Station Square!
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  5. Pittsburgh’s Light Up Night. Light up night is one of the best nights to be in Pittsburgh!  This year it takes place on Friday, November 20 and there are plenty of things going on around the city for the whole family to get into some holiday fun!  Visit the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership for a detailed list of events or stop by The Carlton Restaurant that night for dinner and we can direct you to some fun places and activities going on!  See you there!