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At Third Thursday, explore ‘Intimate Subjects’

What At this Third Thursday evening, explore the meaning of intimacy. With City of Play and slowdanger, play a game of secret gifts, walk in somebody else's shoes (literally) and explore the ever-shifting nature of living within a body that is in a constant state of change. Also check out the museum's galleries, which will be open all night.
Where Carnegie Museum of Art at 4100 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)
When November 16, 2017 at 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
How much $10

See the bee with spelling skills

What The Great Pittsburgh Spelling Bee harkens back to a time without autocorrect, while donating to local charities. The best speller earns $50, while second and third get special prizes. Spots for spellers are full, but attend to cheer them on while you eat snacks and sip on either an adult or non-adult beverage.
Where The Glitter Box Theater at 460 Melwood Ave. (Oakland)
When November 4, 2017 at 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
How much Free for audience members

Learn about creative collaboration through storytelling and song

What In this Made Local conversation, the artists from PigPen Theatre Co. will talk about creative collaboration and how they learned to tell a story as a group. And, yes, considering their genre, this discussion will even include live music. The ensemble PigPen Theatre Co. met at Carnegie Mellon University as freshmen in 2007 and will now return to Pittsburgh to debut their original piece "The Old Man and The Old Moon," a new musical folktale.
Where Carnegie Library Lecture Hall at 4400 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)
When November 2, 2017 at 6:00 pm
How much Free (advance registration required)

Hear the legendary Harry Belafonte

What Renowned artist and activist Harry Belafonte will present a speech titled "Civil Rights and Black Leadership" at Carnegie Music Hall. Janis Burley Wilson, CEO and president of the August Wilson Center, will offer an introduction and will moderate a Q-and-A session after his talk.
Where Carnegie Music Hall at 4400 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)
When October 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
How much $25–50

Explore the relevance of Frankenstein in today’s world

What Carnegie Mellon University Libraries are celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” with a panel called "Creation and Consequence." University scholars will examine the relevance of Shelley’s novel today, particularly in the context of artificial intelligence. Pre-registration is requested.
Where Danforth Conference Room, Cohon University Center at Carnegie Mellon University (Oakland)
When October 17, 2017 at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
How much Free

Explore the architecture of Oakland Modern

What Architecture hounds, this one's for you. It's a guided walking tour of modern and late modern architecture and design throughout the neighborhood of Oakland and the University of Pittsburgh campus. And trust us, there's plenty to see there. But if you're concerned that all that walking will leave you famished in some 60s-era postmodern parking garage, think again: the tour will end up at local hotspot Butterjoint.
Where Address will be given after online registration
When October 7, 2017 at 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
How much Free (advance registration required)

Celebrate Caturday

What Cat lovers are invited to bring their feline friends for an afternoon of socializing and cat naps. The event is organized as a way "to reclaim the glory of the outdoors" for cats, some who like to take walks on leashes, others who like to be paraded around in strollers and some who like to hang out solo in their carriers and listen to chirping birds.
Where Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain at Schenley Drive (Oakland)
When October 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
How much Free

Tell HuffPost what being American means to you

What HuffPost is hitting the road to find out: What does it mean to be American today? To answer this question, they'll interview Pittsburghers about their hopes, dreams, fears and definition of "being American" in a mobile video studio. The goal is to create a moving story that showcases what we share as Americans, rather than what divides us. The Incline is partnering with HuffPost on the project.
Where Schenley Plaza at 4100 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)
When September 29, 2017 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Savor Pittsburgh’s culinary delights

What At Savor Pittsburgh, a group of Pittsburgh's finest chefs will share their favorite culinary creations in a competition vying for the honor of “Dish of the Year.” You'll get to sample tastings from more than 20 restaurants, sip cocktails, enjoy live music and vote in the people's choice category. The Incline's Food and Culture Editor Rossilynne Culgan will be among the judges (so say hello to her if you go!).
Where Petersen Events Center at 3719 Terrace Street (North Oakland)
When September 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm
How much $75

Visit the BOOMiverse

What Third Thursday is back at Carnegie Museum of Art, and the museum is teaming up with BOOM Concepts for BOOMiverse. Explore Pittsburgh's art universe, dubbed the BOOMiverse, along with local arts organizations at an activity fair. Attendees will also be the first to see Ian Cheng’s "Emissary Sunsets The Self," an open-ended, constantly evolving digital simulation presented on a 17-foot LED screen.
Where Carnegie Museum of Art at 4400 Forbes Avenue (Oakland)
When September 21, 2017 at 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
How much $10 adults | $8 members | $5 students