The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust hosts the annual Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh, the Cultural District's biggest summer celebration on Friday, July 13, 2012. The party will take at the former Bally's building at 119 Sixth Street, downtown Pittsburgh, immediately following the Cultural Trust's Gallery Crawl. VIP ticket buyers will also be treated to exclusive Gallery Crawl watering holes as they journey through the Cultural District before the doors open to the main event.
Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh is presented with generous support from lead sponsors UPMC and UPMC Health Plan. VIP event sponsors are Fairmont Pittsburgh, Point Park University, Goldstock Diamonds & Fine Jewelry and Paris Healthcare Linen Services. Event sponsors are Jackson Lewis, AlphaGraphics, ParenteBeard, Yelp!, Big Burrito Restaurant Group and Station Street.
Tickets for Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh are $50 for the all-inclusive party which begins at 9 p.m. and $100 for access to select VIP Gallery Crawl locations, beginning at 7 p.m. Co-chaired by Katherine Leech Vollen and Doug Kassab, Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh features three levels of activities including cosmic readings by the psychic staff, dance lessons, wine flight and beer school classes, main stage performances featuring DJ Koko, K-Hun and TM Eye, samplings of delicious fare from area restaurants, three bars and discotheque with DJ Dad Time. For a more information, or to purchase tickets, visitwww.TrustArts.org/cosmo or call the Box Office at Theater Square at 412-456-6666.
Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh celebrates The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's leadership in the ongoing development of Pittsburgh's award-winning Cultural District. Utilizing the arts since 1984 as a means for transforming a formerly blighted downtown, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust today welcomes over a million visitors annually to thousands of performances, gallery exhibitions and community events.
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents the PNC Broadway Across America – Pittsburgh series; Pittsburgh Dance Council; Pittsburgh International Children's Theater; First Night Pittsburgh and Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival among other events. Additionally, the Cultural Trust owns and operates Theater Square and the Cabaret at Theater Square; the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts; Byham, O'Reilly, and Harris Theaters; Wood Street Galleries; SPACE, a visual arts gallery at 812 Liberty Avenue; 707 and 709 Penn Galleries; and 937 Liberty; the Trust's Arts Education Center among other downtown arts facilities.