What to do this week in Pittsburgh: April 22-28, 2018

Sweat it out, eat all the oysters, shop for some cat-themed wares, plant a tree, and party with us.

Zinfandel the cat sending you good vibes for a good week.

Zinfandel the cat sending you good vibes for a good week.

Jasmine Goldband / The Incline
Rossilynne Culgan

Kick off your week with a sweaty Sunday at a daylong fitness extravaganza, so you can eat all the oysters and sip some cocktails on Saturday. During mid-week, participate in an important discussion about consent, take in a show at the opera, and see a movie at the JFilm Festival.

Also: Party with us, as we celebrate 14 people making an impact in Pittsburgh’s fashion scene. We’ll sip on drinks from Wigle Whiskey, snack on appetizers from Sprezzatura, and admire everybody’s outfits, which are definitely going to be on point.

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Sunday

Work it out at ‘Body Rock!’

Get ready to sweat at this daylong fitness extravaganza, featuring nine instructors and 360 minutes of exercise. Presented in a pop-up format, classes range from spinning to boxing to barre.

Where: Stage AE at 400 North Shore Dr. (North Shore)

When: April 22, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

How much: $25


Monday

Participate in a ‘Coffee & Consent Conversation’

Voices of Hope and Pittsburgh Action Against Rape (PAAR) are joining together for an event, "Coffee & Consent Conversation," during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The candid conversation will introduce Kristine Irwin, founder and author of Voices of Hope, who will share her powerful story. Voices of Hope is dedicated to changing rape culture and offering education about sexual violence and consent.

Where: Adda Coffee & Tea House at 200 South Highland Ave. (Shadyside)

When: April 23, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Tuesday

Experience ‘The Elixir of Love’

Take a theatrical journey through this sunny, 1950s-style production of the light-hearted show "The Elixir of Love," a comedy about a traveling medicine show huckster who claims to possess a love potion. The Opera's costume shop manager Jason Bray — a Who's Next: Style honoree — created dozens of detailed costumes featured in the show. Readers of The Incline save 20 percent on the show with code POINCLINE for performances on April 24, 27 and 29.

Where: Benedum Center at 237 7th St. (Downtown)

When: April 24, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

How much: $10-$127 with POINCLINE discount


Wednesday

Who’s Next

Celebrate Who’s Next: Style with The Incline

Join us as we celebrate The Incline's Who's Next: Style class, a group whose sense of style defines them, influences others and best represents the city. Who's Next, presented by S&T Bank, is a monthly series honoring under-40 Pittsburghers shaping the city. Your ticket includes appetizers, beer, wine and spirits, as well as your chance to meet some of the most stylish Pittsburghers.

Where: Avenu workspace Paramount Pictures Film Exchange Building at 544 Miltenberger St. (Bluff — a.k.a. Uptown)

When: April 25, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

How much: $25 for public | Free for Who's Next: Style honorees


Thursday

See more than a dozen movies at the JFilm Festival

The 25th annual JFilm Festival begins today, intended to present international Jewish-themed films that deepen audiences’ understanding of Jewish culture, tolerance, and our common humanity. In addition to more than a dozen films, the 11-day festival includes a variety of Q-and-A sessions and speakers.

Where: Various theaters throughout Pittsburgh

When: April 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. to May 6, 2018 at 10:00 p.m.

How much: $12-$250


Friday

Celebrate Arbor Day with a free seedling

Join Tree Pittsburgh to celebrate Arbor Day with a free tree seedling for your home. The seedlings were grown in Tree Pittsburgh's Heritage Nursery, and the giveaway is made possible by the Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission. And if you're looking for ways to celebrate Arbor Day all year, we've got some ideas.

Where: Market Square at 210 Forbes Ave. (Downtown)

When: April 27, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

How much: Free


Saturday

Eat all the oysters

Get ready for an oyster extravaganza at Wholey’s with a seafood class, samples, oyster recipes, demonstrations, live entertainment, and freshly shucked oysters. Freshly shucked oysters will run two for $3. Oysters in the shell will be 98¢ each. The Oyster Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Wholey's Fish Market at 1711 Penn Ave. (Strip District)

When: April 28, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. to April 29, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.


Admire photography at PGH Photo Fair

The annual PGH Photo Fair will host 14 internationally known dealers and photo projects, exhibiting museum-quality prints and photo-based art, from 19th Century vintage prints to contemporary photography. Experts will also offer photographic books and photo-based magazines.The photo fair runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Where: Carnegie Museum of Art at 4100 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)

When: April 28, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. to April 29, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

How much: Free


Shop for some cat-themed wares

Colony Cafe (i.e. the cat cafe) is hosting a pop-up shop with Stitchburgh Boutique and 1flychicken creations. Makers will showcase their wares (some cat-themed, of course). Look for a variety of modern embroidery, artwork and greeting cards — all made in Pittsburgh.

Where: Colony Cafe at 1125 Penn Ave. (Strip District)

When: April 28, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Sip on ‘cultured cocktails’

This evening of beverages hosted by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust celebrates Pittsburgh's cocktail renaissance. It features craft cocktail tastings paired with food samplings from 20 of Pittsburgh’s best restaurants, along with live entertainment.

Where: Benedum Center at 237 7th St. (Downtown)

When: April 28, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

How much: $45


Spend Saturday night dancing

Spend Saturday night dancing to new music from Cardi B, Drake, and Nicki Minaj, along with other hip hop, R&B, and trap songs. Expect to hear from Rae Sremmurd, Beyonce, Rihanna, Migos, Kendrick Lamar, and even Pittsburgh's own Mars Jackson (a Who's Next: Music honoree).

Where: Brillobox at 4104 Penn Ave. (Bloomfield)

When: April 28, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. to April 29, 2018 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $5 cover