Pennsylvania Republican Gubernatorial hopefuls joined in on a debate in Pittsburgh on Saturday night hosted by Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy. Candidates Laura Ellsworth, Paul Mango, Mike Turzai and Scott Wagner pitched their platforms as they vie for a chance to try and unseat Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf. Here's what they had to say.
If working on your fitness and lavishing in self-care are part of your goals for the year, these Pittsburgh yoga studios are here to help. Whether you're new to yoga or whether you're an experienced yogi, there's a studio for you. Here's where to find one that fits your style, pace and location.
On the Calendar
It's the first in a series of free Sundays at the Carnegie Museums in Oakland. Spend as many hours as you like admiring artworks at Carnegie Museum of Art and discovering natural wonders at Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Admission will be free the third Sunday of each month throughout 2018. Heads up: You still have to pay for parking.
Where: Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History at 4400 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)
When: January 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
How much: Free admission
Make Monday suck less with cheese and beer (and some education on the two). Wheel and Wedge and Hitchhiker Brewing are teaming up for a class about beer and cheese pairings, where you'll get to taste six selections of each.
Where: Hitchhiker Brewing at 1500 South Canal St. (Sharpsburg)
When: January 22, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
How much: $28.45
Pitt's Humanities Center is hosting a lecture titled "How Can the Stateless Be Free? The Concept of Liberty in a World of Porous Borders." John Christman, a Penn State professor and director of the university's Humanities Institute, will speak. His lecture will shed new light on the complex concept of social freedom as it applies to those whose political, economic or social circumstances have moved them to leave (or flee) their home culture and seek escape, protection and ultimately relocation in new and reconstructed circumstances.
Where: 602 Cathedral of Learning (Oakland)
When: January 23, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
Get through the cold weather with a warm heart and hot, boozy drink at this clothing drive for Pittsburgh’s PNC YMCA. Bring something to help a neighbor in need stay warm this winter — anything from a scarf or gloves to a gently used jacket or blanket. Stay warm at the event with hot alcoholic (and non-alcoholic) specialty beverages from The Commoner, Scratch Food & Beverage, Market Street Grocery, and Threadbare Cider, plus light appetizers, included with your ticket supporting The Incline’s local journalism.
Where: Lobby of 11 Stanwix at 11 Stanwix St. (Downtown)
When: January 24, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
How much: $20 in advance | $25 at the door
Taste a special edition cider produced in partnership with 412 Food Rescue volunteers who foraged a variety of apples from city land. The result, Threadbare Cider says, is "effervescent with just the right amount of Pittsburgh funk." The evening will also include a celebration of 412 Food Rescue's hero awards.
Where: Threadbare Cider and Mead at 1291 Spring Garden Ave. (Spring Garden)
When: January 25, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
How much: Free admission
At the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Gallery Crawl through Downtown Pittsburgh, experience visual and performing arts, focusing on a range of topics. There's a little something for everybody: Hear steel drum music, check out forward-thinking fashion creations, watch a cooking demo, dance the salsa, peruse Wonder Woman artworks, and a lot more.
Where: Various locations Downtown
When: January 26, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
After learning about herbs and teas, create your own personal blend of tea and take it home with you. Register in advance by calling the shop.
Where: Tupelo Honey Teas at 211 Grant Ave. (Millvale)
When: January 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
How much: $50
Stop by the Lawrenceville branch of the Carnegie Library to contribute to a jigsaw puzzle. Add a couple of pieces or help see it to completion.
Where: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh — Lawrenceville at 279 Fisk Street (Lawrenceville)
When: January 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
How much: Free
January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The purpose of International Holocaust Remembrance Day is two-fold: To serve as a date for official commemoration of the victims of the Nazi regime and to promote Holocaust education throughout the world. In Pittsburgh, the day will be commemorated with a screening and discussion of the film Sterne.
Where: Rodef Shalom at 4905 Fifth Ave. (Shadyside)
When: January 27, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
How much: $10
There will be art (75 emerging artists to be exact), and there will be pancakes at the aptly named Pancakes & Booze Art Show. Also: Live body painting and live music.
Where: Spirit at 242 51st St. (Lawrenceville)
When: January 27, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
How much: $10 at the door
It's Euro Pop Night at Cattivo, featuring all the hits from Aqua, Eiffel 65, Spice Girls and more. DJ Titanium will host the event.
Where: Cattivo at 146 44th St. (Lawrenceville)
When: January 27, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. to January 28, 2018 at 2:00 a.m.
How much: $5 cover