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Fox Chapel Country Day School hosts benefit at the Fox Chapel Racquet Club

Fox Chapel Country Day School hosts benefit at the Fox Chapel Racquet Club

2012-03-06 08:25:00

The committee for Fox Chapel Country Day School's annual benefit exerted an Olympic effort Friday at the Fox Chapel Racquet Club.


Civic Light Opera hosts wine tasting and silent auction

Civic Light Opera hosts wine tasting and silent auction

2012-03-06 08:23:00

Guests enjoyed wine, champagne and comfort food at the Duquesne Club Friday while being serenaded by students from the Pittsburgh CLO Academ


Manchester Craftsmen's Guild celebrates 25th anniversary

Manchester Craftsmen's Guild celebrates 25th anniversary

2012-03-06 00:00:00

Jazz is alive and well at the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild.


Wesley Spectrum Spring Gala held at Phipps

Wesley Spectrum Spring Gala held at Phipps

2012-03-06 00:00:00

The 12th annual Wesley Spectrum Spring Gala was held Saturday night at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.


University of Pittsburgh hosts opening of the Turkish Nationality Room

University of Pittsburgh hosts opening of the Turkish Nationality Room

2012-03-06 00:00:00

"It's a great day to be Turkish," said Arol Ablak at the grand opening of the Turkish Nationality Room


JCC's Love Boat party held at the Jewish Community Center

JCC's Love Boat party held at the Jewish Community Center

2012-03-06 00:00:00

In light of recent headlines, the cruise industry may need some emergency PR. Helping the cause was the JCC's Love Boat party at the Jewish


Master Builders' Association hosts event at the Heinz Field Club

Master Builders' Association hosts event at the Heinz Field Club

2012-03-06 00:00:00

The Master Builders' Association held its annual Construction Industry Evening of Excellence


American Liver Foundation hosts benefit luncheon at the Fairmont Pittsburgh

American Liver Foundation hosts benefit luncheon at the Fairmont Pittsburgh

2012-03-06 00:00:00

Steeler Ryan Mundy mingled with fans during the American Liver Foundation's benefit luncheon "Tribute to Excellence"


Toast of the Town event benefits Young Women's Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation

Toast of the Town event benefits Young Women's Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation

2012-03-06 00:00:00

Toast of the Town had members of the Mt. Lebanon Junior Women's Club out for a good time and a good cause Saturday night.


'Special Auction for Special People' for the McGuire Memorial Foundation

'Special Auction for Special People' for the McGuire Memorial Foundation

2012-02-28 10:15:00

McGuire Memorial Foundation held its annual "Special Auction for Special People" Saturday night at the Westin Convention Center. Dennis Saba


SEEN: 'Taste for a Cause'

SEEN: 'Taste for a Cause'

2012-02-28 00:00:00

The flaming bananas Foster was just one reason for guests to gather at the Wyndham Grand Thursday night for Variety the Children's Charity's


SEEN: Oscar Party 'Lights! Glamour! Action!'

SEEN: Oscar Party 'Lights! Glamour! Action!'

2012-02-28 00:00:00

Tom Cruise, Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Gary Oldman were just a few of the stars who lit up our skies with Klieg


SEEN: Mardi Gras Gala

SEEN: Mardi Gras Gala

2012-02-28 00:00:00

Now in its 18th year and much imitated by other chapters of the Epilepsy Foundation, Western/Central Pennsylvania's Mardi Gras Gala on Fat T


'Teenie Memories: New Photographs by Rebecca Droke and Bill Wade' previewed at the August Wilson Center.

'Teenie Memories: New Photographs by Rebecca Droke and Bill Wade' previewed at the August Wilson Center.

2012-02-21 17:26:00

A reception and preview of "Teenie Memories: New Photographs by Rebecca Droke and Bill Wade" preceded the Post-Gazette's Town Meeting Thursd


Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Distinctively Dutch Festival

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Distinctively Dutch Festival

2012-02-21 10:35:00

In honor of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Distinctively Dutch Festival, Renee Jones-Bos, the Netherlands' ambassador to the United States,


Celebration luncheon held by the Three Rivers Adoption Council

Celebration luncheon held by the Three Rivers Adoption Council

2012-02-21 00:01:00

A celebration lunch at the Omni William Penn was held Friday for The Three Rivers Adoption Council's 2011 Community Partnership Award.


Three Rivers Center for Independent Living hosts wine tasting

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living hosts wine tasting

2012-02-21 00:01:00

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living held a Wine Tasting benefit Thursday at the Fairmont Pittsburgh, raising funds to support its ser


Red CARpet Charity Preview Gala benefits the Mario Lemieux Foundation and Austin's Playroom Project

Red CARpet Charity Preview Gala benefits the Mario Lemieux Foundation and Austin's Playroom Project

2012-02-21 00:00:00

The Pittsburgh International Auto Show just wasn't the same these past few years without its Red CARpet Charity Preview Gala.


Hello Bully hosts 'Lovers Not Fighters' gala

Hello Bully hosts 'Lovers Not Fighters' gala

2012-02-21 00:00:00

Linus was wearing fatigues Saturday, but he's no soldier. He was being a really good sport for Hello Bully's fourth annual Lovers Not Fighte


The Mattress Factory hosts kickoff reception at Phipps

The Mattress Factory hosts kickoff reception at Phipps

2012-02-21 00:00:00

The Mattress Factory held a kickoff reception at Phipps Thursday for its 2012 Urban Garden Party, which will be held June 15.


'Red, White and Blue' affair held at the Heinz History Center

'Red, White and Blue' affair held at the Heinz History Center

2012-02-21 00:00:00

It was a banner night at the Heinz History Center Friday during the "Red, White and Blue" affair.


ABOARD Benefit gala for the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

ABOARD Benefit gala for the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

2012-02-21 00:00:00

The 12th annual ABOARD benefit gala for the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania was held Saturday night at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical G


'An Affair of the Heart' event benefits Vincentian Charitable Foundation

'An Affair of the Heart' event benefits Vincentian Charitable Foundation

2012-02-14 14:03:00

Neither snow nor sleet nor dark of night prevented guests from enjoying "An Affair of the Heart."


2012 Carnegie Science Awards announcement reception held at Carnegie Science Center

2012 Carnegie Science Awards announcement reception held at Carnegie Science Center

2012-02-14 14:01:00

The 2012 Carnegie Science Awards announcement reception was held Feb. 2 at Carnegie Science Center.


Carnegie Library After Hours event sells out

Carnegie Library After Hours event sells out

2012-02-14 14:00:00

Who ever said libraries had to be quiet places of contemplation? On Friday, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh hosted a rollicking "After Ho


Heart of Caring Benefit Auction and Luncheon held at the Embassy Suites Hotel

Heart of Caring Benefit Auction and Luncheon held at the Embassy Suites Hotel

2012-02-14 13:55:00

Former Steeler John Banaszak served as honorary chair for the 13th Annual Heart of Caring Benefit Auction and Luncheon Friday at the Embassy


Wine & Chocolate Tasting benefits Pittsburgh Camerata and Renaissance & Baroque Society

Wine & Chocolate Tasting benefits Pittsburgh Camerata and Renaissance & Baroque Society

2012-02-14 00:00:00

Wine, chocolate and music created a stress-reducing, anti-oxidant-rich afternoon at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Sunday during a "Wine


'Recipe for Hope' event benefits Hair Peace Charities

'Recipe for Hope' event benefits Hair Peace Charities

2012-02-14 00:00:00

"Recipe for Hope" had local celebrities serving up culinary delights Saturday at the Mayernik Center, Camp Horne Road, Ohio Township.


The Bethlehem Haven Lecture Series hosts luncheon at the Fairmont Pittsburgh

The Bethlehem Haven Lecture Series hosts luncheon at the Fairmont Pittsburgh

2012-02-14 00:00:00

The Bethlehem Haven Lecture Series, Helping Women Helps the World featured Leslie Braksick, co-founder of the Continuous Learning Group, Wed


'Fashion With Compassion' event benefits The American Heart Association

'Fashion With Compassion' event benefits The American Heart Association

2012-02-14 00:00:00

The American Heart Association and its Go Red for Women campaign were the beneficiaries of Thursday's "Fashion With Compassion" fashion show


Valentine's Day Ball held at Edgewood Country Club

Valentine's Day Ball held at Edgewood Country Club

2012-02-14 00:00:00

The 21st annual Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund of Western PA and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Valentine's Day Ball "Magic of Love" was held


'Thaddeus Mosley: Sculptor' documentary premieres at University of Pittsburgh's 2012 K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month Program

'Thaddeus Mosley: Sculptor' documentary premieres at University of Pittsburgh's 2012 K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month Program

2012-02-07 00:00:00

To know Thad Mosley is to be charmed immediately by his warmth, his smile and by the aura of goodness that seems to emanate from his


'Uncommonly August' teams the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and the August Wilson Center for performances and education

'Uncommonly August' teams the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and the August Wilson Center for performances and education

2012-02-07 00:00:00

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre welcomed more than 100 guests Friday night as they celebrated the launch of the PBT and the August Wilson Center


CLO Ambassadors Auction Preview Party held at the Renaissance Pittsburgh

CLO Ambassadors Auction Preview Party held at the Renaissance Pittsburgh

2012-02-07 00:00:00

The Pittsburgh CLO Ambassadors held its Auction Preview Party Jan.


Best Chefs dinner sponsored by WOMEN of Southwestern PA.

Best Chefs dinner sponsored by WOMEN of Southwestern PA.

2012-02-07 00:00:00

"The Best Chefs of Pittsburgh Join the 5th Annual Symphony of Food -- Chefs' Showcase Dinner"


Cummerbund Society Pool Tournament held at the Duquesne Club

Cummerbund Society Pool Tournament held at the Duquesne Club

2012-02-07 00:00:00

The sharks were circling the Duquesne Club Thursday evening for the 24th annual Cummerbund Society Pool Tournament.


The Cinderella Ball: 20 young women make their debut at the event held at the Omni William Penn

The Cinderella Ball: 20 young women make their debut at the event held at the Omni William Penn

2012-01-31 00:00:00

Sometimes life can be every bit as magical as a fairy tale. For the 20 young women who made their debut at the 86th Cinderella Ball Saturday


Club Jefferson Gala benefits Jefferson Regional Medical Center Foundation

Club Jefferson Gala benefits Jefferson Regional Medical Center Foundation

2012-01-31 00:00:00

More than 430 guests got a lesson in "Late Night Catechism 3: 'Til Death Do Us Part" during Saturday's Club Jefferson Gala for Jefferson Reg


Oscar VIP event held at the J. Verno Studios

Oscar VIP event held at the J. Verno Studios

2012-01-31 00:00:00

Getting ready for their close-ups were the nearly 400 supporters of the Pittsburgh Film Office during its Oscar VIP pre-party, "So You Want


Angels Place benefits from event held at the Fox Chapel Golf Club

Angels Place benefits from event held at the Fox Chapel Golf Club

2012-01-31 00:00:00

The Women's Board of Pittsburgh was reeling in support for Angels Place during "Angling for Angels" Friday at the Fox Chapel Golf Club. The


Ward Home hosts 'Picture This!' benefit

Ward Home hosts 'Picture This!' benefit

2012-01-24 00:00:00

The focus was the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Saturday evening as the Ward Home held its first benefit, "Picture This!" It featured a jur


'The Paris Festival' three-week series of PSO concerts kicks off

'The Paris Festival' three-week series of PSO concerts kicks off

2012-01-24 00:00:00

If Paris had a soundtrack this would be the classical version -- Debussy's "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun" and Ravel's "Bolero." There'


Distinctly Dutch Festival reception held at The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Distinctly Dutch Festival reception held at The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

2012-01-24 00:00:00

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust hosted a reception in its education center Wednesday to welcome Arthur Kibbelaar, consul for cultural affairs


Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership and Diversity Awards given at Heinz Field Club East Lounge

Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership and Diversity Awards given at Heinz Field Club East Lounge

2012-01-17 00:00:00

Coro Center for Civic Leadership held its Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership and Diversity Awards Friday night in Heinz Field Club East Loung


The Homeless Children's Education Fund reception held at The Society for Contemporary Craft

The Homeless Children's Education Fund reception held at The Society for Contemporary Craft

2012-01-17 00:00:00

The Society for Contemporary Craft was the venue for The Homeless Children's Education Fund reception Tuesday evening.


Rich Fitzgerald hosts inauguration bash at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Rich Fitzgerald hosts inauguration bash at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

2012-01-10 00:00:00

Rich Fitzgerald invited 1,500 of his closest friends to celebrate his inauguration as chief executive of Allegheny County on Tuesday, choosi


The Twelfth Night Gala held at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association

The Twelfth Night Gala held at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association

2012-01-10 00:00:00

The Pittsburgh Athletic Association in Oakland provided the stately setting for the 13th Twelfth Night Gala, the annual benefit for Chatham


The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerice hosts Three Kings Day Gala

The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerice hosts Three Kings Day Gala

2012-01-10 00:00:00

The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted its first Three Kings Day Gala, which celebrates the journey of the Mag


SEEN: 10 Best Parties of 2011

SEEN: 10 Best Parties of 2011

2012-01-03 00:00:00

What makes a great party? With close to 400 benefits, galas and events this year, the ways to measure are many. In Seen we chronicle the goo


SEEN: All Service Academies Ball

SEEN: All Service Academies Ball

2012-01-03 00:00:00

For the young men and women who attend the five service academies, home for the holidays has become an even more special time. On Friday, th


SEEN: Auld Lang Syne III

SEEN: Auld Lang Syne III

2012-01-03 00:00:00

Luscious lace was the fashion statement of the night during Auld Lang Syne III: Vienna in Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Opera's New Year's Eve


Madeleine Albright visits opening of 'Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection' exhibition

Madeleine Albright visits opening of 'Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection' exhibition

2011-12-20 00:00:00

Madeleine Albright spent a few quiet moments with old friends Elsie and Henry Hillman and Judge Midge Rendell before Carnegie Museum of Natu


'Precious to Cultured Pearls' ball held at Churchill Valley Country Club

'Precious to Cultured Pearls' ball held at Churchill Valley Country Club

2011-12-20 00:00:00

It takes the dedication of committee members, parents and friends to transform 11 young ladies from "Precious to Cultured Pearls."


TENACITY retrospective held at the August Wilson Center

TENACITY retrospective held at the August Wilson Center

2011-12-20 00:00:00

The Sprout Fund presented TENACITY, a retrospective of original performances, at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture on De


Amen Corner Holiday party held at the Mansions on 5th Avenue

Amen Corner Holiday party held at the Mansions on 5th Avenue

2011-12-20 00:00:00

The annual Amen Corner Holiday Party was held Dec. 7 at the Mansions on 5th Avenue. The evening included the traditional installation of new


Women's Committee of the Carnegie Museum of Art host holiday tree preview party

Women's Committee of the Carnegie Museum of Art host holiday tree preview party

2011-12-13 00:00:00

For 50 years, the Women's Committee of the Carnegie Museum of Art has held a holiday tradition that has no equal.


Diamond Gala hosted by Lexus North Hills

Diamond Gala hosted by Lexus North Hills

2011-12-13 00:00:00

Jim and Judy Stalder were honored at the Fourth Annual Diamond Gala presented by Lexus North Hills and held in its elegant showroom on Dec.


Civic Light Opera Guild hosts 'Holiday by Candlelight' event

Civic Light Opera Guild hosts 'Holiday by Candlelight' event

2011-12-13 00:00:00

Few things are more festive than the twinkling lights of Downtown with the Christmas tree reflecting on the rivers at the Point on a clear D


Polish Cultural Council's Bal Polonaise held at the Embassy Suites Hotel

Polish Cultural Council's Bal Polonaise held at the Embassy Suites Hotel

2011-12-13 00:00:00

The Polish Cultural Council's 19th annual Bal Polonaise took place Dec. 3 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Moon.


Hope Has a Home Gala held at the Westin Convention Center

Hope Has a Home Gala held at the Westin Convention Center

2011-12-13 00:00:00

Gateway Rehab hit a home run with this year's Hope Has a Home Gala.


President's Council Dinner held at The Heinz Field Club West Lounge

President's Council Dinner held at The Heinz Field Club West Lounge

2011-12-13 00:00:00

The Heinz Field Club West Lounge was the venue for Robert Morris University's annual President's Council Dinner on Dec 1.


The Ronald H. Brown Leadership Awards held at the Westin Convention Center

The Ronald H. Brown Leadership Awards held at the Westin Convention Center

2011-12-06 00:00:00

The Ronald H. Brown Leadership Awards honor individuals and organizations who exemplify leadership in improving the quality of life of Afric


The Reindeer Ball benefits A Child's Place at Mercy

The Reindeer Ball benefits A Child's Place at Mercy

2011-12-06 00:00:00

Rudolph was back at the North Pole resting for the big ride, but Santa and Mrs. Claus took time from their busy schedules to attend The Rein


1879 Society Dinner held at the Senator John Heinz History Center

1879 Society Dinner held at the Senator John Heinz History Center

2011-12-06 00:00:00

The Compton and Barensfeld families once again co-hosted the Senator John Heinz History Center's annual 1879 Society Dinner Saturday.


Season of Giving Gala benefits YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh

Season of Giving Gala benefits YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh

2011-12-06 00:00:00

As the twinkling holiday lights of Market Square were attracting visitors Saturday night, the black-tie set was strolling across the street


The Salvation Army's Allegheny County Doing the Most Good Dinner held at the Pittsburgh Sheraton Station Square

The Salvation Army's Allegheny County Doing the Most Good Dinner held at the Pittsburgh Sheraton Station Square

2011-12-06 00:00:00

The Salvation Army's Allegheny County Doing the Most Good Annual Dinner was held Wednesday at the Pittsburgh Sheraton Station Square, with P


Catholic Charities hosts 'Be the Blessing' dinner

Catholic Charities hosts 'Be the Blessing' dinner

2011-12-06 00:00:00

Catholic Charities held its "Be the Blessing" dinner and silent auction on Thursday


Westmoreland Society Gold Medal presented to Carol Brown

Westmoreland Society Gold Medal presented to Carol Brown

2011-12-06 00:00:00

Philip Horn, executive director of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, presented former Pittsburgh Cultural Trust president Carol Brown wi


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