It's Pride weekend in Pittsburgh, and the Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh is celebrating local LGBTQ artists and makers. “Smoke and Mirrors” takes place at more than a dozen venues along Penn Avenue and includes performances, a craft market, a bake sale and more.
Where: Various venues
When: June 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. to June 11, 2017 at 12:00 a.m.
One day after the Transgender Day of Visibility, SisTers PGH is hosting a vigil to remember murdered trans women and cisgender women of color. Speakers include SisTers founder and LGBTQIA+ Advisory Council member Ciora Thomas, New Voices' La'Tasha D. Mayes and Shanea Leonard of the Judah Fellowship.
Where: Pittsburgh City-County Building at 414 Grant St. (Downtown)
When: April 1, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Row House cinema is screening "Philadelphia," for which Tom Hanks won an Oscar for his portrayal of a lawyer with AIDS, on Monday and Wednesday. $3 from each ticket will go to Proud Haven, a nonprofit that supports LGBTQ kids and is trying to open a shelter for trans youth. Monday's screening starts at 7 p.m.; Wednesday's at 9 p.m.
Where: Row House Cinema at 4115 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When: March 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
How much: $11