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Experience a ‘brawl in the fall’

Don't wrestle with this decision. Seriously. The "Brawl in the Fall" event — a live pro-wrestling rumble in the jungle (of Lawrenceville) — is a true no-brainer. But if you're not entirely convinced, here's the kicker: It will also be held outside, "under the stars." So get your armbands ready and prepare to howl at the moon.

Where: Spirit Lodge at 242 51st Street (Lawrenceville)

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

How much: $10 for adults and $8 for kids


Try out modular synthesizers and drum machines

If you've ever dreamed of being a DJ or producer, now's your chance. Pittsburgh Modular Synthesizers will offer a chance for hands-on experience with modular synthesizers, drum machines and effects pedals. Plus, you can watch demos, ask questions and see live performances.

Where: Spirit at 242 51st St. (Lawrenceville)

When: September 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

How much: Free


Start the morning with BRAVE (breakfast + rave)

The morning begins with a yoga class set to electronic music, then transitions into a dance rave, then concludes with an all-you-can-eat brunch. Participants are welcome to contribute "something sacred" for the community altar and to bring props or costumes for dancing.

Where: Spirit at 242 51st Street (Lawrenceville)

When: July 29, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

How much: $33 in advance | $35 cash at the door for Yoga + Dance Rave + Brunch


For morning people who like breakfast and raves

If you're a morning person, you like breakfast, dancing and yoga, Spirit's BRAVE event is for you. The morning begins at 9 a.m. with yoga, continues with a two-hour dance rave and ends with an all-you-can eat brunch. There will even be a pizza bar.

Where: Spirit at 242 51st St. (Lawrenceville)

When: May 27, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

How much: $15-$33


Be your nasty self, win cash

Have you ever wanted to be the worst version of yourself in public and potentially get rewarded for it? Poetry event Nasty Slam is for you. Sign up to deliver a three-minute poem (no hate speech, duh), or just pay to watch poets go head-to-terrible-head. Winner takes home half of the door cash. Sign-up begins at 8:30 p.m.

Where: Spirit at 242 51st St. (Lawrenceville)

When: May 24, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

How much: $5 to slam, $5 to watch


60+ artists, pancakes and booze under one roof

More than 60 emerging artists will sell their work as you eat pancakes and drink booze. There will also be live body painting and music. 21+.

Where: Spirit at 242 51st St. (Lawrenceville)

When: April 1, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. to April 2, 2017 at 1:00 a.m.

How much: $5 pre-sale | $10


Pittsburgh drinks at a launch party for ‘Pittsburgh Drinks’

Veteran bartender Sean Enright and journalist Cody McDevitt are hosting their first party to launch their book "Pittsburgh Drinks: A History of Cocktails, Nightlife & Bartending Tradition." And guess what? There will be booze, plus readings and music by bartender-fronted bands. $5 suggested donation.

Where: Spirit at 242 51st St. (Lawrenceville)

When: March 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

How much: $5 suggested donation


Find a volunteering opportunity come Help or High Water

Representatives from dozens of local organizations will be at the Help or High Water volunteer fair, where you can learn about the groups that can use your time and/or money. Celebrity guests and drink specials TBA.

Where: Spirit at 242 51st St. (Lawrenceville)

When: January 12, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

How much: Free


Holidays in the ‘Burgh

Three hours of pizza to ring in the new year

Spirit's New Year's Eve bash features three hours of free pizza and a midnight toast. A $35 VIP ticket buys you time with a Frank Sinatra impersonator, access to a dinner buffet and free cocktails and bubbly. General admission tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

Where: Spirit at 242 51st St. (Lawrenceville)

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $20-$35