5 issues to do at Pittsburgh Delight this weekend

Pittsburgh Pride returns this weekend after a year off due to the pandemic.

The Pittsburgh Pride Group hosts virtual and in-person events. According to the Pittsburgh Pride Group, it helps create well-being, justice, and justice for LGBTQ + people in communities in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Here is what happens.


The “Pittsburgh Pride Revolution March” begins on Saturday lunchtime in front of the City County Building on Grant Street, Downtown.

Participants can bring signs, banners, flags and play music. Masks are compulsory.

No vehicles will be allowed during the march.

The march goes down Grant Street, turns left on Sixth Avenue, continues on Seventh Street and over Andy Warhol Bridge, through Allegheny Center and into Allegheny Commons Park West on the North Side for the mini-festival. The festival takes place near Lake Elizabeth. It’s free.

Register here.

Mini festival day one

The festival will open as soon as the first demonstrators arrive on Saturday and will last until 6 p.m. There are food trucks, music and performances as well as vendors.

Mini festival day two

On Sunday, the second day of the mini-festival takes place from 3pm to 10pm in front of Trace Brewing on Main Street in Bloomfield. There will be entertainment, food and makeup.

Drag Queen Storytime with Akasha LeStat Van Cartier is at 5:00 p.m. DJ Huny will play tunes until 9:30 p.m.

It will show the Pittsburgh Pride Revolution Virtual Pride event hosted by Luna La Creme, Mix Universe and Malcum Tent with 30 acts from local, national and international artists.

For the kids there is face painting, food trucks, drag queen story time with Akasha LeStat Van Cartier from 5 p.m. DJ Huny will play tunes until 9:30 p.m.

According to parties

Local LGBTQ-owned bars will host after-party events like 5801 in Shadyside, The Brewer’s Bar, and Blue Moon, both in Lawrenceville, and There Ultra Lounge, Downtown, starting at 10:00 p.m. on Sundays.

JoAnne Klimovich Harrop | Grandstand review

The Manos Gallery in Tarentum will unveil a new exhibition on January 16th.

Equality of art

The Manos Gallery in Tarentum organizes Art Equality on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The 4,000 square meter gallery opened in November. East Liberty’s art director Ernesto Camacho Jr. said the space is for artists who want to showcase their work. The exhibition runs until June 28th.

JoAnne Klimovich Harrop is a contributor to Tribune Review. You can contact JoAnne at 724-853-5062, jharrop@triblive.com, or on Twitter.

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