What’s happening this week in Pittsburgh, Nov. 7-13? Discover out right here. Go to every group’s web site and social media for Covid protocols. Know of a cool occasion? E mail us.
Monday, Nov. 7: Clint Smith at Carnegie Music Corridor
For its subsequent Ten Evenings occasion, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures welcomes New York Instances bestselling writer Clint Smith to debate and browse from his debut work of nonfiction, “How the Phrase Is Handed: A Reckoning with the Historical past of Slavery Throughout America.” From Smith’s hometown of New Orleans to the Monticello Plantation and past, the ebook leads readers on an “unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks that supply an intergenerational story of how slavery has formed our nation’s collective historical past, and ourselves.” Purchase tickets.
Tuesday, Nov. 8: Howie Alexander at Liberty Magic
Allderdice Excessive Faculty and Duquesne College graduate Howie Alexander — who hails from the Blackridge — will wow native followers at Downtown’s intimate magic mecca. Now director of the Afro-American Music Institute — Alexander — began enjoying piano when he was 15 and has gone on to look at venues from right here to Monaco and carry out with the like of the Poogie Bell, Ciaro and Stanley Turrentine. Purchase tickets.
Tuesday, Nov. 8: Discovering Calm Inside Nature Stroll Collection in Frick Park
Earlier than the vacation chaos arrives, discover interior calm, self-reflective and private development by spending time immersed in nature. Throughout the two-mile hike led by somatic psychotherapist Sara Feley, contributors will be taught an embodiment observe that helps self- consciousness and regulates the nervous system. Meet on the Frick Environmental Heart fountain. Purchase tickets.
Wednesday, Nov. 9 & Thursday, Nov. 10: HIKE2 Innovation Summit on the Power Innovation Heart
11 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Thought leaders, know-how fans and enterprise innovators from a large swath of industries will come collectively for 2 days of networking, training and inspiration. With tracks exploring business, innovation, power, manufacturing, philanthropy and extra, the convention contains talks, breakout classes, dialogue, a networking lunch and a keynote discuss by Sola Talabi of Pittsburgh-Technical. Purchase tickets.
Wednesday, Nov. 9: An Night with Roger Guenveur Smith at Chatham College
As a part of the Holocaust Heart of Pittsburgh’s commemoration of Kristallnacht, or the “Night time of Damaged Glass”, was a pogrom that occurred November 9-10, 1938. The group is internet hosting two public occasions. Tonight, internationally acclaimed actor, author and director Roger Guenveur Smith will current a recorded screening of his one-man play, Otto Frank, adopted by a stay talkback. Register at no cost.
Wednesday, Nov. 9: Tried & True: Asian-Made Quick Movies at McConomy Auditorium
Sip bubble tea and watch modern Asian-made movies. Amplifying the voices of Asian creators, the particular presentation hosted by the Carnegie Mellon Worldwide Movie Competition presents Jee Hoon Web optimization’s “First Timers,” “de closin night time” by Shicong Zhu and Ella Rouwen Chen, “Walionong Sari” by Eugene Foo and Honey Ahmad and Milky Tran’s “Oink.” The showcase of Twenty first-century Asian filmmakers features a presentation by LA-based, Vietnamese-American author, director and editor Milky Tran, who’s a Pittsburgh native and Level Park alum. Arrive early as a result of the primary 50 individuals get free boba! Purchase tickets.
Thursday, Nov. 10: SYNERGY on the Mattress Manufacturing facility
Be part of Jessica Gaynelle Moss, curator of the present Mattress Manufacturing facility exhibition SHRINE for a panel dialogue amplify the inventive observe of Black moms. Becoming a member of Moss might be artists Whitney McGuire of NYC and Knowledge Baty of Chicago, who will share their native and nationwide work uplifting and supporting Black inventive moms because the Sibyls Shrine collective. Free childcare and light-weight snacks and drinks are supplied. Register at no cost.
Thursday, Nov. 10: Folks and Self-Taught Artists: Redefining American Artwork on the Heinz Historical past Heart
Folks artwork followers can’t miss this panel dialogue exploring the evolution of the motion and self-taught artists. Curators from the American Folks Artwork Museum, historian and curator Louise Lippincott and Pittsburgh-based artist Christine Bethea will focus on the limitations artists like John Kane confronted through the previous 100 years and the way museums and collectors have perceived their work. Moderated by American Folks Artwork Museum Director Jason T. Busch, the dialogue concludes features a Q&A and time to see the dynamic John Kane exhibit. Purchase tickets.
Thursday, Nov. 10: Three Rivers Movie Competition Opening Night time at Pittsburgh Playhouse
Don’t miss opening night time festivities for considered one of this yr’s most anticipated cultural occasions. 3RFF begins off full tilt with a screening of “Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Recreation” made by brothers Austin and Meredith Bragg. Following the movie, the siblings will lead a Q&A and kick off a fab Seventies themed after-party with a particular cocktails and pinball video games set to free play. For the subsequent seven days, three space theaters will gentle up with 18 unbiased characteristic movies you’ll be able to’t see anyplace else — together with work with native ties. Together with thought-provoking movies and a slate of prolific administrators and producers, 3RFF additionally options Q&As with “Studying Rainbow” creator Twila C. Liggett and Fred Rogers Productions Chief Inventive Officer Ellen Doherty. View a schedule and purchase tickets.
Friday, Nov. 11: Veteran’s Day on the USS Requin
Be part of Carnegie Museums, elected officers and U.S. veterans and lively members of the army and their households to commemorate Veteran’s Day on the North Shore. The free celebration features a ceremony on the USS Requin and a reception at Carnegie Science Heart’s RiverView Café. Veterans and lively members of the army are invited to tour the historic USS Requin (SS 481) submarine and revel in refreshments and networking.
Friday, Nov. 11: Veteran’s Day Cruise on the Gateway Clipper
When you’re a veteran or an lively obligation army member in search of a scenic approach to spend the vacation, hop aboard the Gateway Clipper Fleet. Obtain a free ticket, plus as much as 3 half-priced tickets for household or mates, for right this moment’s particular Three Rivers Sightseeing Cruise or Sundown Dinner Cruise. View a schedule and purchase tickets.
Friday, Nov. 11 & Saturday, Nov. 12: Fail-Protected on the Kelly Strayhorn Theater
For 2 nights, this selection present brings collectively artists to discover efficiency throughout disciplines and current experimental tasks of their early phases. Organized by Angela Washko, Scott Andrew and Jesse Stiles, the fourth version of “Fail-Protected” sparks a dialogue about efficiency between Los Angeles and Pittsburgh. On each evenings, the visiting efficiency artists, and dancers and musicians from these two cities might be preceded by a lineup of Pittsburgh-based creators. Keep late for the dance events hosted by Formosa (Jellyfish). Purchase tickets.
Saturday, Nov. 12: Native Plant and Sustainability Convention at Phipps
9:15 a.m.-4 p.m.
In search of methods to be a greater environmental steward? The autumn harvest season is the right time for this discussion board exploring crops, landscapes and human roles on planet Earth. Be part of native and nationwide specialists for classes protecting a variety of matters, together with native crops, group gardens, culinary suggestions, invasive species, cultivation and extra. There may even be a showcase of the Sustainable Backyard Award winners, a morning espresso and a lunch buffet. Purchase tickets.
Saturday, Nov. 12: TransportationCampPGH at CMU
9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
If you wish to make Pittsburgh’s streets safer streets for biking and strolling, have issues about self-driving automobiles, or are keen about transit fairness — that is the occasion for you. Dubbed an “un-conference” — that means attendees run the present — the occasion invitations contributors to decide on dialogue matters, drive conversations, take part in video games, and ask specialists any and all questions. Purchase tickets.
Saturday, Nov. 12: Plus Dimension Clothes Swap at 321 Pennwood Ave.
Want a wardrobe reboot? Make a beeline for this plus dimension clothes swap hosted by the Pittsburgh Fatties Social Membership at Workshop PGH’s workroom in Wilkinsburg. Swap and store for “ladies’s” clothes dimension 16 and up, and “males’s” clothes 2XL and up, in addition to sneakers of all sizes. The Pittsburgh Fatties Social Membership supplies social meet-ups for the native plus dimension and fats group and shares fat-friendly assets akin to medical and repair suppliers and mutual help alternatives.
Saturday, Nov. 12: SisTersPGH Fall Feast at Pittsburgh Mennonite Church
Come break bread with SisTersPGH to rejoice the vacations. This fall festivities characteristic meals, merch, bingo and actions, family-friendly music and turkey giveaways. It’s an awesome alternative to be taught extra about, join with and help the Black and Trans led nonprofit that serves POC, trans and nonbinary individuals inside Southwestern PA. Purchase tickets.
Saturday, Nov. 12: Pointe in Time | Love By no means Dies on the The Westin
Dance your manner into the night time at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s largest occasion of the yr. Whereas indulging in a sublime night that features a multi-course eating expertise, unique PBT performances, auctions and a pointe shoe raffle, and a stay band — you’ll be serving to the group elevate essential funds to help its Group Youth Scholarship program. Purchase tickets.
Saturday, Nov. 12: The Chocolate Bar on the Benedum Heart
Willy Wonka goes glam for one stylish and decadent night. Step into the elegant grand foyer the place you’ll be greeated by greeted by fashions and dancers from the Broadway musical “Hadestown” as aromas of decadent concoctions from 16 space eating places and chocolatiers will waft by means of the air. Your style buds received’t imagine their luck if you sink your candy tooth into tantalizing treats like chocolate pepper bombs, coriander pralines and chocolate ravioli. Drift right down to the gallery for music by the Boilermaker Jazz Band and steamy café au lait. Strike a pose with steampunk drag queens within the pop-up picture suite, dance it off with DJ SMI feast your eyes upon the chocolate sculpture created by Amanda Wright. Purchase tickets.
Sunday, Nov. 13: Polishfest on the Cathedral Of Studying
Discover the richness of Polish, Lithuanian and Carpatho-Rusyn tradition proper in your yard when this family-friendly fest returns in-person. Marking its fortieth anniversary, the free occasion on the Pitt landmark is full of actions like people dancing and musical performances, cultural shows, a Polish reward mart, artisan and cooking demonstrations and ethnic delicacies. Dance the polka, savor delish pierogies, watch wool spinners, embellish your personal Rusyn egg and extra.
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