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Sit for a photo — of your aura

At this pop-up, get a photograph of your aura. The Detroit-based project AURA AURA is making its first trip outside of the Motor City to bring aura photography to Pittsburgh. Advance tickets are sold out, but you can try your luck with a walk-in session. Here's what to expect. 

Where: Ace Hotel at 120 S. Whitfield St. (East Liberty)

When: December 10, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

How much: $37

Learn how to turn cardboard into a wallet

Famed art collective Carton-F turns trash into treasure. Learn how to create your own hand-made wallet, pen case or business card cases out of cardboard to create a gift for somebody on your list (or for yourself). Advance registration required.

Where: Ace Hotel at 120 S. Whitfield St. (East Liberty)

When: December 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

How much: Free with advance registration required

Say happy birthday to Billy Strayhorn

Poogie Bell will front a band of all-star musicians for the annual Suite Life: A Billy Strayhorn Birthday Bash. The evening is a musical tribute to Strayhorn's life and legacy and will include remixes of his classic work.

Where: Kelly Strayhorn Theater at 5941 Penn Ave. (East Liberty)

When: November 25, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

How much: Pay what you can

Shop local (and shop vintage) at Made + Found

More than 30 regional vintage and handmade vendors will take over two floors of the Ace Hotel. On the list: Functional ceramic ware from Bombabird, American-made lingerie from Calligramme and vintage apparel from Highway Robbery Vintage.

Where: Ace Hotel at 120 S Whitfield St. (East Liberty)

When: December 10, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Spark some start-up ideas

At this start-up weekend, bring your ideas, skills and determination to see how far you can make it in 54 hours. The event will bring together designers, programmers and anyone else interested in learning how to take an idea and run with it. If that's not for you, sign up to hear the pitches on Sunday night.

Where: Alpha Lab Gear at 6024 Broad St., Floor 2 (East Liberty)

When: November 10, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. to November 12, 2017 at 10:00 p.m.

How much: Prices vary

Hear about “Mothers Who Have Survived Overdose”

"Inside Out: Mothers Who Have Survived Overdose" will feature a candid panel discussion with leaders from those groups, along with two women in recovery, state Rep. Ed Gainey and representatives from Prevention Point Pittsburgh and the City of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS.

Where: East End Cooperative Ministry at 6140 Station St. (East Liberty)

When: November 9, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

How much: Free

Relive middle school recess

Go back in time to middle school with City of Play's dodgeball night. But it's even better than recess because they've ditched those stinging rubber playground balls for soft foam dodgeballs. Also better than middle school: You can play if you want or just hang out on the sidelines with a drink.

Where: Ace Hotel at 120 S Whitfield Street (East Liberty)

When: October 9, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

How much: $5

Make a date with a maker at MakerDate

At this fundraiser for Assemble, guests can bid on "dates" with craft makers, designers, technologists and innovators, who will work with the winning bidders to make art or technology or to learn a new skill. The event also includes drinks, appetizers, dancing, a silent auction and a wearable circuit activity.

Where: Ace Hotel at 120 S. Whitfield St. (East Liberty)

When: September 15, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

How much: $30

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