The Pittsburgh Steelers are a member of the AFC North Division in the National Football League. Founded in 1933, the Steelers are the fifth oldest franchise in the NFL. They were originally called the Pittsburgh Pirates, a name they held until 1939. The Steelers won four Super Bowls in the 1970s, when the "Steel Curtain" was established as one of the greatest dynasties in football history.
For over 100 years, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has been passionately devoted to serving the greater Pittsburgh community through music. Their excellence over the years stems from their ever-evolving artistic leadership, boundary-pushing programming and constant investment in technical development. Over the years, PSO has played a schedule of some of the greatest classical works of all time, as well as new and experimental works, all while hosting some of the foremost artists in the classical community to perform. After over a century, PSO is still going strong, sharing their artistic excellence with their community and with the world.
Benedum Center for the Performing ArtsDecember 21, 2014 12:00 PM
719 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
This world-renowned production tells the story of a nutcracker who comes to life, taking its owner, Clara, on a fantastical journey through a magical world populated by the rose queen, sugar plum fairies and an army of evil rats. The enchanting tale is performed by companies large and small during the holiday season, as a beloved tradition. The spectacular dances and incomparable score by Tchaikovsky have cemented themselves in the hearts and imaginations of popular culture, enduring for decades as a classic.
The University ofPittsburgh is a state-related research university based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that wasoriginallyfounded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787--making it one of the oldest continuouslyoperatedbastions of higher education in the United States. The Panthers are the athletic teams that compete for the school in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I.Though all of the school's teams have managed to carve out respectable reputations for themselves in their ownidiosyncratic ways, the university's wrestling and football teams have done much to distinguish themselves by winning several division champions.