Station Events

90.5 WESA hosts events that foster dialog about community issues and stories at the Community Broadcast Center and at other locations in Pittsburgh. 

Good Question! Live

Jan 8, 2020

What have you always wondered about Pittsburgh? Are you curious how your neighborhood originally received its name? Or maybe how Pittsburgh formed its unique dialect? Or maybe you've always wanted to know what happened to all of our street cars and inclines? From serious to silly, we're here to help.

Molly Wood At The Carnegie Science Center

Dec 16, 2019

Did you miss our lunch with Market Place Tech's Molly Wood? Listen to Wood, Jim Gibbs, Chris Martin and Suzy Teele talk about the ingredients necessary to take Pittsburgh from a burgeoning tech community to a national tech hub. 

Panelists: 

Jim Gibbs

Co-Founder and CEO, MeterFeeder

NPR's Melissa Block to Speak in Pittsburgh

Mar 3, 2019

NPR host and special correspondent Melissa Block, one of NPR's most familiar and beloved voices, comes to Pittsburgh on March 19 for a conversation about the past, present and future of journalism—part of the Media Innovators Speaker Series at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. 

WHAT: A public forum on the future of energy, presented by StateImpact Pennsylvania, The Allegheny Front and 90.5 WESA

WHEN: January 29, 2019, 6:15 p.m.

WHERE: Energy Innovation Center, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15219

REGISTER: This event is free to attend, but space is limited. Please register here.

PITTSBURGH Season ticket packages are now on sale for the Media Innovators Speaker Series, featuring journalists from National Public Radio and The New York Times Magazine.