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A conversation on personal transformations

What As part of "The People Are The Light," a public art series in Homewood, Dina “Free” Blackwell will lead a conversation for and with women on personal transformations. Blackwell is executive director of the Homewood Renaissance Association and the House of Manna, which works to close the poverty gap in the Pittsburgh neighborhood.
Where House of Manna Faith Community at 7240 Frankstown Ave. (Homewood)
When September 30, 2017 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
How much Free

Score a movie poster for your wall

What A two-day event at the Hollywood Theater is dedicated to the art of the movie poster. On Friday, a preview will offer everybody who attends their choice of a free poster from the theater's storehouse (while supplies last) and a screening of the documentary "24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters." Friday's event is $10. Saturday's movie poster auction is free to attend.
Where Hollywood Theater at 1449 Potomac Ave. (Dormont)
When September 8, 2017 at 6:30 pm to September 9, 2017 at 4:00 pm
How much $10

Spend the afternoon with the Bard

What Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks will present a free performance of the classic Henry V. Performances will be held both Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 2 p.m.
Where Frick Park at Blue Slide playground, Beechwood Blvd. and Nicholson St, Squirrel Hill (Squirrel Hill)
When September 2, 2017 at 2:00 pm to September 3, 2017 at 4:00 pm
How much Free. Donations are encouraged.

Create a himmeli air plant holder (and learn what himmeli means)

What At this Pop Craft workshop, you'll learn how to make a himmeli air plant holder. Himmeli (or sky) sculptures are used as decorative ornaments in Nordic countries during the holidays. An expert will teach you how to create these sculptures out of brass, sized just right to nestle an air plant. The class includes all materials. Bigham Tavern will offer food and drink specials.
Where Bigham Tavern at 321 Bigham St. (Mount Washington)
When August 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
How much $42

Listen to live music while snacking on food truck fare

What Food, music and art combine for a daylong festival in McKees Rocks. More than a dozen food trucks will be on site. The music line-up features Lyndsey Smith & Soul Distribution and Leftover Salmon.
Where McKees Rocks Municipal Lot at Route 51 & Furnace Street (McKees Rocks)
When August 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm to 9:30 pm
How much Free with online general admission registration or $5 donation at the gate

Explore the Shadyside Art Festival

What Peruse the work of more than 140 painters, potters, jewelers and photographers at this annual art festival. The festival started out as a neighborhood street fair and became one of the state's top shows.
Where 739 Bellefonte St. (Shadyside)
When August 27, 2017 at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
How much Free

Experience the stories of 4 Pittsburgh artists

What Four Pittsburgh women will tell their stories through the arts at an open reception for the Story Tellers exhibition. Each artist wrote a statement and a story to connect viewers to their work.
Where Percolate : Art Space, Gallery, Creative Laboratory at 317 S. Trenton Ave. (Wilkinsburg)
When August 19, 2017 at 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Start the morning with BRAVE (breakfast + rave)

What 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 am to 12:00 pm
How much $33 in advance | $35 cash at the door for Yoga + Dance Rave + Brunch