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Pittsburgh CLO Presents: The Sound of Music

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This event is sure to be “one of your favorite things”!


One of the world’s best loved musicals is coming to town! The Sound of Music premieres at The Benedum this coming Tuesday, July 19th. Come see how Maria, a “young, aspiring but quirky, nun fills the lives of the Von Trapp children with ‘The Sound of Music’ and captures the heart of their stern and lonely father.”

You won’t want to miss this remarkable classic. Come to The Carlton for dinner before the event, and let us drop you off in style with our complimentary limo service! The performance begins promptly at 8:00 p.m. and tickets can be purchased online.

The Carlton Quick Picks

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Here are The Carlton’s Quick Picks for the week of July 19th.

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!

Comics and Graphic Storytelling: A How To Toon Camp
Monday, July 19th 2010 – Friday, July 23rd 2010 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at The ToonSeum

Have a burgeoning artist in the family? An avid comics reader? A video-game connoisseur? Explore the art of comics and cartooning in this exciting camp, taught by Joe Wos and local professional editorial, comic, and animation artists.
Students will examine the techniques of penciling, character design, and storytelling, and how to combine these elements in the production of their very own zine. The camp is designed to emphasize the unique vision of the individual, regardless of experience and skill level, and engender a deeper appreciation of the diverse world of graphic storytelling.

Come see the musical, Hairspray, on Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 – Sunday, August 1st, 2010 at the Benedum Center
Tickets start at $20.50

It’s 1962. Teenager, Tracy Turnblad, has big hair, a big heart and an even bigger dream – to dance on “The Corny Collins Show.” But when her once-in-a-lifetime opportunity arrives, she’ll need the help of a crazy cast of characters to really shake things up.
Visit the Pittsburgh CLO for details!

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. San Diego Padres
Cheer on the Pirates this Friday, July 23rd 2010 – Saturday, July 24th 2010 at 7:05 p.m. at PNC Park at North Shore
Come and bring friends and family to PNC Park!

‘S Wonderful: The New Gershwin Musical

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Plan to head to ‘S Wonderful: The New Gershwin Musical now until September, presented by Pittsburgh’s CLO Cabaret. This is an all-singing, all-dancing celebration of the brilliant and breathtaking music and lyrics of brothers George and Ira Gershwin.

Five mini-musicals take audiences on a ride to the different places, times and styles that made the Gershwin brothers the most successful songwriting team in musical history. First it’s New York City in 1916 and Paris in the 1930s, followed by Hollywood in the ’40s and New Orleans in the ’50s. ’S Wonderful pays a nostalgic tribute to the incomparable songbook of George and Ira Gershwin, featuring nearly 30 classic hits such as “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off,” “Shall We Dance,” “Someone to Watch Over Me” and “Rhapsody in Blue.”