Dance it out this week. No matter your preferred style of music — hip hop, country, Myspace-era throwbacks, or “grimy club lullabies,” there’s a little something for you.
Not into music? That’s cool. There’s beer school, a meteor shower, game night, and an urban hike to try this week.
Here’s what’s on tap for the next seven days.
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🍴 Nominate the up-and-comers in Pittsburgh’s food and drink scene for The Incline’s Who’s Next: Food & Beverage award before the 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26 deadline.
🎉 Thursday: Celebrate a new gallery dedicated to the creative life of Pittsburgh at Third Thursday: Pittsburgh Fest, an 18+ party featuring dancing, art-making, and a screening of “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” (Oakland)
Other events you’ll love
Monday, Aug. 12
💪 Stop by Market Square on your lunch break for a health and wellness fair (Downtown)
🎶 Listen to “dirty roller skate anthems, netflix and shrills, and grimy club lullabies” for the end of time at “In the Weeds” (East Liberty)
Tuesday, Aug. 13
🎤 Enjoy a series of free concerts during your lunch hour (Oakland)
🍑 Pick up some fresh, local produce at this farmer’s market (Lawrenceville)
📰 Explore the role of Black media during the Vietnam War era at Heinz History Center (Strip District)
✏️ “Renovate your resume” at the Center for Women (Squirrel Hill)
🍺 Go back to school — beer school, that is (Bethel Park)
💫 Marvel at the Perseid meteor shower (North Shore)
Wednesday, Aug. 14
🙏 Wind down on Wednesday with Yoga in the Square (Market Square)
👯 Make a new friend at the GRLPWRPGH monthly happy hour (Mount Washington)
👔 Practice the art of “slow fashion” and sustainable shopping (South Side)
Hear from Pittsburgh’s emerging entrepreneurs at Startable Demo Night (East Liberty)
Thursday, Aug. 15
📽 Explore the work of Yayoi Kusama through the documentary Kusama: Infinity (North Side)
🇬🇷 Eat all the Spanakopita at this Greek festival (East Pittsburgh)
🖌 Paint with watercolors and make a candle at this DIY event (Lawrenceville)
🌈 Check out the new Vogue & Hip Hop LGBTQIA+ weekly social (Bloomfield)
Friday, Aug. 16
🎯 Get your game on at Carnegie Science Center’s 21+ Game Night (North Shore)
🎧 Dance it out at BEEF: Drake vs Kanye (Lawrenceville)
🎨 Try your hand at graffiti writing (Swissvale)
🎧 Party like it’s 2004 at Myspace Nite (Lawrenceville)
🇮🇹 Eat pasta, watch bocce, and see a pizza stretching demo through Sunday (Bloomfield)
👗 Support the Style Awards at Pittsburgh Fashion Week through Sunday (South Oakland)
Saturday, Aug. 17
⚾️ Play ball (well, actually just watch) at Meadowcroft Rocksheleter’s “Vintage Base Ball Game” (Avella)
📜 Learn about Homewood Cemetery’s most interesting “residents” at the Founders’ Day celebration (Point Breeze)
👩🍳 Watch a cooking class about grilling oysters (and taste some yourself) at Wholey’s (Strip District)
🤠 Grab your cowboy boots for Honky Tonk Jukebox (North Side)
Sunday, Aug. 18
👟 Take a hike — an urban hike, that is — in Aspinwall (Aspinwall)
🗺 Explore watershed maps while sipping a mocha (Squirrel Hill)
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