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What Let local puppeteer Felicia Cooper help you make a crankie (which, btw, is a small, moving panorama). Cooper will talk about Pandora's myth and the piece she's working on based on the story. She'll even incorporate your crankie into her work. Tools and refreshments will be provided.
Where Pearlarts Studios at 201 N. Braddock Ave. (Point Breeze)
When June 19, 2017 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
How much Free
What The Mattress Factory is hosting its annual Community Garden Party featuring performances by Jumping Jack Theater and music. There will also be a number of ways to get artistic yourself, thanks to AIR: Artists Image Resource, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, the Carnegie Science Center and Workshop PGH DIY School.
Where Mattress Factory at 505 Jacksonia St. (Mexican War Streets)
When June 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
How much Free
What Four different artists perform the four acts of Oscar Wilde's "Lady Windermere's Fan" as you watch wearing your fanciest clothes and drinking themed-drinks. Organizers ask you wear as much costume jewelry as possible. Doors open at 8 p.m.
Where The Glitter Box Theater at 460 Melwood Ave. (Oakland)
When June 4, 2017 at 8:30 pm
How much $5
What "ABBEY: In the Red" is a night of jazz and dance that celebrates musician and civil rights figure Abbey Lincoln. Pittsburgh's Anqwenique Wingfield provides vocals with dance by the STAYCEE PEARL dance project. The show closes Saturday.
Where August Wilson Center at 980 Liberty Ave. (Downtown)
When May 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm
How much From $21.75
What 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 pm
How much $5 to slam, $5 to watch
What It's the start of a three-day festival with 15 local bands between Friday and Saturday and a vintage market on Sunday. Go for music, art, yoga and more.
Where The Abbey on Butler Street at 4635 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When May 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm to May 21, 2017 at 11:59 pm
How much Free
What Local artist Ryan Ian McCormick will lead a painting and mixed-media workshop based around August Wilson's childhood home in the Hill District. Admission includes painting supplies. No experience required. BYOB.
Where Assemble at 4824 Penn Ave.
When May 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
How much Free to Garfield residents | $30
What Art All Night is back, bringing you 22 hours of interactive art and music in Lawrenceville. The non-juried art show kicks off at 4 p.m. Saturday and culminates with an auction Sunday at noon. Visit anytime between those hours.
Where Wilson McGinley building at 85 36th St. (Lawrenceville)
When April 29, 2017 at 4:00 pm to April 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm
How much Free
What Thirteen photo dealers, including two from Pittsburgh, will exhibit "museum-quality prints and photo-based art" at the Carnegie Museum of Art. You can pick up a book or print, depending on your budget. PGH Photo Fair continues Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
Where Carnegie Museum of Art at 4400 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)
When April 29, 2017 at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
How much Free
What Brillobox's The Bridge Series features local writers and groups that are doing good. Poet Veronica Corpuz, author Deesha Philyaw and novelist/playwright Sarah Shotland will each read this Wednesday. Words Without Walls, a creative writing organization, will also be on hand.
Where Brillobox at 4104 Penn Ave. (Bloomfield)
When April 26, 2017 at 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
How much $5
What It's third Thursday so that means the art galleries at Carnegie Museum of Art stay open late. Come for a conversation and reception with artist Michael Williams, then stay to browse his work, listen to music and eat from the late-night cafe menu.
Where Carnegie Museum of Art at 4400 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)
When April 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
How much $10
What Future Tenant is hosting a showcase of emerging performance artists as parts of its monologue night. Performers will compete for audience members' votes; the artists with the most votes will win $200.
Where Future Tenant at 819 Penn Ave. (Downtown)
When April 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm
How much $7
What Baron Batch's art will be scattered along the 25-mile Three Rivers Heritage Trail — and if you find one, it's yours. There will also be free tickets to the Carnegie Museum of Art attached to some of the pieces. And if there's a number on the back, take it to the Carnegie Science Center for free admission on Saturday and Sunday.
Where Three Rivers Heritage Trail
When April 8, 2017 at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
What "Hamilton" may get all the attention, but Broadway's "Fun Home" is equally deserving. The musical, based on Alison Bechdel’s memoir, comes to our city for a six-day run as part of PNC Broadway In Pittsburgh.
Where Heinz Hall at 600 Penn Ave. (Downtown)
When April 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm
How much Tickets start at $26
What 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 pm to April 2, 2017 at 1:00 am
How much $5 pre-sale | $10