2Do this week, Jun 19-June 25: Cultural events around Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh Post
June 19, 2016 - garden totes
The annual giveaway Community Garden Party will be reason from 1 to 5 p.m. during a Mattress Factory museum, 505 Jacksonia St., North Side. The all-ages eventuality includes a hula-hooping seminar with Pittsburgh Flow Collective, a revisit with Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, artistic activities with Artists Image Resource, imitation counter mop shots with thefishstep, and scrutiny with City of Play. DJ Pete Spynda and Uke Tuba entertain. Franktuary and Stickler’s Ice Pops will sell munchies. Information: www.mattress.org or 412-231-3169.
Theresa Brown appears during a Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, during 6 p.m. as partial of a Pittsburgh Arts Lectures Made Local series. Ms. Brown is a purebred helper and author of “The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients’ Lives” — a clear firsthand comment of what nurses do day in and day out. The event, reason on a library’s second building in a International Poetry Reading Room, is free, though registration is requested during www.pittsburghlectures.org or 412-622-8866.
Jazz Live 365 presents Kenny Blake during a Agnes R. Katz Plaza, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, during 5 p.m. It’s free. Information: pittsburghjazz-live.com/jazzlive365/ or 412-456-6666.
The Chamber Choir of a Pittsburgh School for a Choral Arts will perform during Shadyside Presbyterian Church, presented by a church’s Music for Midsummer Nights series. The hourlong module starts during 7 p.m. The church is during 5121 Westminster Place, Shadyside. It’s free; freewill offerings accepted. More during www.shadysidepres.org or 412-682-4300.
Chamber Music Pittsburgh presents Third Coast Percussion during a Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty, during 7:30 p.m. The Chicago-based percussion quartet, shaped in 2005, will play works by Augusta Read Thomas, Steve Reich, John Cage, Thierry De Mey and others. Quartet members are Sean Connors, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin and David Skidmore. There’s a pre-show mixer during 6:30 p.m. The sheet cost embody refreshments from The Livermore. For some-more info and tickets, $25, www.kelly-strayhorn.org, www.chambermusicpittsburgh.org or 412-624-4129.
RAW: healthy innate artists showcases internal rising artists in film, fashion, music, visible art, opening art, hair and makeup dexterity and photography during XTAZA, 1620 Smallman St., Strip District, during 7 p.m. “TREND” will underline roughly 60 internal artists including Mont Wright, Tyler Miller, Hi!Five By So-Hee Woo, Sittoy, Tyler Jake, Andrew Nalesnik, Alissa Joy Bohley, Ashe Bandia and Portia Foxx. For a finish list of participating artists: www.rawartists.org/pittsburgh/trend. Portia Foxx will be a horde and DJ Motor Mane is guest DJ. Dress formula for this 21-and-over eventuality is select attire. Valid ID is required. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 during a door; www.RAWartists.org/pittsburgh or a RAW Pittsburgh Facebook page.
John McIntire’s Dangerously Live Comedy Talk Show “Craziest Election Ever” will take place during a Arcade Comedy Theater, 811 Liberty Ave., Downtown, during 10 p.m. The uncover will explore: “nicknames for presidential candidates, slandering whole ethnicities, a due anathema on an whole sacrament entering a country, and a potion roof shattered.” The uncover includes stand-up comedy from Mr. McIntire and research by a row of experts: featured comedian Gab Bonesso, domestic user Khari Mosley and a Delta Foundation’s Gary Van Horn. Bring your possess drink or wine. Tickets: $15, students $10; www.arcadecomedytheater.com.
Emmy-winning violinist Damien Escobar performs during a Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall, 510 E. 10th Ave., Munhall, during 8 p.m. Mr. Escobar became famous in his teenagers when he, alongside his brother, seemed on “America’s Got Talent” as Nuttin though Stringz — dual civic kids from Jamaica Queens, N.Y., personification a mix of hip-hop and exemplary melodies with a violin. A few years ago, he launched his solo career. Doors open during 6:30 p.m. For tickets, $45-$65, www.ticketfly.com.
OpenStreetsPGH takes place on a 3.5-mile track from Market Square to Allegheny Cemetery along Penn Avenue and Butler Street (Downtown, Strip District and Lawrenceville) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The designated streets are sealed to cars and open for people to play in them — giveaway rein to walk, bike, skate, consort and shop. OpenStreetsPGH programs will embody Yoga in a Square presented by Fittsburgh and Lululemon and Hype Spin Cycling in a Square led by instructors from a YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh. In all, 3 eventuality heart stages will underline 12 giveaway aptness classes open to anyone who would like to join in. The full report for Sunday’s eventuality is during http://openstreetspgh.org.
Pittsburgh Center for a Arts, 6300 Fifth Ave., Shadyside, will reason a annual yART Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., sleet or shine. Admission is free. Approximately 80 informal artists, a core school, emporium and galleries will sell art, equipment, ceramics, photographs, jewelry, art books, fabric, prints, potion and art reserve during affordable prices trimming from 50 cents to $200. Ron Donoughe will pointer his book “90 Neighborhoods,” paintings done over a year in Pittsburgh, from noon to 3 p.m.; move a shirt or receptacle to shade imitation with Conor McGrann from noon to 2 p.m.; listen to Michael Lindner, frontman for 28 North, during 2 p.m.; buy from food trucks Randita’s Mobile Vegan Cafe, Berlin Street Food and Stickler’s Ice Pops.