What to do this week in Pittsburgh: Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2019

From Shakespearean monologues to an Ariana-themed party.

Snow season.

Snow season.

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Rossilynne Culgan

Brighten up these cold winter days with Shakespearian monologues, an Ariana-themed party, a drawing session, and a tai chi class.

Also this week, join us to celebrate the up-and-comers in Pittsburgh’s fitness and health scene. Meet the rising stars, snack on food from Freshii, and enjoy drinks from Blume Honey Water, Wigle Whiskey, and more.

Here’s what’s on tap for the next seven days.

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🏅 6 p.m. Wednesday (Downtown): Celebrate our Who’s Next: Fitness & Health class at this happy hour where you’ll meet honorees, and enjoy food and drinks.

👭 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 (Shadyside): Join us for a Galentine’s Day trivia takeover at Cappy’s Cafe. See you there, you poetic, noble, land mermaid.


Events you’ll love

Monday, Jan. 28

🎭 7 p.m. Monday (Squirrel Hill): At Bring Your Own Bard Monologue Madness, experience an evening of Shakespearean monologues and scenes read by, well, anyone. Bring your own monologue to read, pick one up there, or just listen.

Tuesday, Jan. 29

🎥 7 p.m. Tuesday (Bluff): Duquesne University’s annual Human Rights Film Series begins tonight with “White Right: Meeting the Enemy,” the work of Muslim film-maker Deeyah Khan.

Wednesday, Jan. 30

🖋 10 a.m. Wednesday (West End): Grab a pen and a notebook and meet up with the West End Writing Group to practice writing non-fiction, fiction, and poetry with a memoir writer/retired English teacher.

Thursday, Jan. 31

🍺 7:30 Thursday (Braddock): Practice yoga, then sip Brew Gentlemen beer at the Winter Series of Beer + Yoga.

Friday, Feb. 1

💅 11 p.m. Friday (Shadyside): The dress code is high ponys and mini skirts for this Ari Party called ICON: ARIANA hosted by Bambi, a Who’s Next honoree.

Saturday, Feb. 2

🖥 11 a.m. Saturday (Strip District): Sharpen your social media skills at this workshop at Heirloom Superfood Market aimed at helping small businesses grow their online presence.

💝 12 p.m. Saturday (Ross Township): Shop for Valentine’s Day gifts at a themed “I Made It!” Market featuring more than 80 local artists.

🖌 2:30 p.m. Saturday (Millvale): Inspire your creativity among the Maxo Vanka murals while sketching what moves you at the First Saturday Drawing Session.

🖼 6 p.m. Saturday (Wilkinsburg): Attend the opening night of “About Face,” a portraiture exhibition that examines the ancient art form in the era of Facebook and iPhones.

🍻 6 p.m. Saturday (East Allegheny): Celebrate the birthday of the region’s oldest bartender, George Martin, as he turns 91 while serving 91 drinks at the Allegheny Elks.

Sunday, Feb. 3

🙏 1 p.m. Sunday (Squirrel Hill): Get moving at this free tai chi class at the Frick Environmental Center to improve balance, muscle strength, and flexibility.


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