7 days in Pittsburgh: 12-18 August | Artwork + leisure | Pittsburgh

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Shenley Park Ice Skating Odyssey

Thursday, August 12th

Level • IRL
The Little Lake Theater presents Mrs. Manary, a comedy-drama set in the 1960s. The show follows 10-year-old Jeffrey attending an etiquette class taught by the notorious strict teacher Mrs. Manary. Ms. Mannery has never given a perfect grade in her 36 years of teaching etiquette. Jeffrey is uncovering the secrets of his past, however, and A + looks a little more promising for his future. It lasts until August 21, 7:30 p.m. 500 Lakeside Drive, Canonsburg. $ 16-22. littlelake.org/mrs-mannerly

Friday 13th August

Event • IRL
TrueT Pittsburgh Hosting Blackout Weekend, LGBTQIA + Opportunity to Support the Tristate Community and “Celebration of Excellence, Magic and Joy”. The event includes the screening of the film “Screaming” from the Sheldon Rally in the parking lot of the Hulane Wellness Foundation. There will be two events on Saturday, Blacks Who Brunch, Blackout 2K Party and Mini Ball. On Sunday, the I AM HUMAN TOO benefit show will conclude the series of events. It lasts until August 15th (Sun). 925 Brighton Road, north side. free. truetpgh.com

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Myq Kaplan

Comedy • IRL
Arcade Comedy Theater Welcome Best Selling Authors and Comedians Myq Kaplan For a weekend of laughter Allegheny Overlook Kaplan’s performance. Brew gentlemen drinks and food trucks are available at each show. It will last until Saturday, August 14th. Fort de Cane Boulevard between Downtown Seventh Street and Stanwix Street. $ 18. arcadecomedytheater.com

Saturday August 14th

Children • IRL
Dress up in black and gold or something else that represents Pittsburgh Yinzer 4.12K and Lil’Yinzer Fun Run. Whether you dress up as a Heinz ketchup bottle or as your favorite bridge, you can watch the race directly or as a virtual event. Light of Life Rescue Mission is hosting races in partnership with P3R, and all proceeds will be for profit. Life of Life Rescue Mission helps men, women and families through poverty, addiction and the homeless. An additional $ 5 from the virtual registration will be sent to the mission. 8:30 am Lil Inzer Race, 9:00 am Art Rooney Avenue, North Shore Drive Lot on the north side. $ 45 4.12K, $ 25 Lil’Yinzer Fun Run. tinyurl.com/yinzer412k

Event • IRL
If you started creating sewing and fabric projects during quarantine and catching up on your hobbies, you will love this. Fabric swap and Sewcial and Tupeloty. Presented in collaboration with Sew Pittsburgh And that Milbert Community Library. The library has a printer for printing patterns online and a stitching station. 12-4pm at 211 Grant Avenue, Millvale. free. tupelohoneyteas.com

Event • IRL
Bloomfield Garden Club To the Union project With three different local artists and their dance, poetry and ceramic works. The pop-up is part of the Bloomfield Garden Club’s second season, which provides an experimental platform for creating new works that focus on artists from different local and regional areas. The artists on show this month are Gia Cacalano, Chardae Jones and Janet Watkins. It lasts until August 15th (Sun). 801N. Negley Avenue, Highland Park. 10-25 dollars. tinadillman.com/the-bloomfield-garden-club

August 15 (Sun)

Outside • IRL
Collect Kids Allegheny Commons Park For A Perfect Summer Day. Regular Family Day There are plenty of free activities for kids like balloon artists, crafts, live performances, and special guests. 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 810 Arch St., north side. free. pittsburghparks.org/event

Monday, August 16

Food • IRL
Support various local restaurants during Pittsburgh Restaurant Week Summer 2021 and enjoy a special discounted meal with a variety of dishes. Guests can choose from 27 restaurants filtered by categories such as outdoor seating, online booking, and sustainable dining. At Paris 66 by East Liberty, you can try French onion soup, tortellini ale, mousse, or chocolate, and at Mount Washington View 412, you can try watermelon and furize salad, lobster tortellini, lime creme brlée, and more. It lasts until August 22nd (Sun). Locations and prices are different. pittsburghrestaurantweek.com

Tuesday 17th August

Level • IRL
In a new take on Greek classics, Quantum Theater Odyssey and Shenley Park Ice Skating Rink presents War and the Journey Home, we promise to explore “why come back” and find new humor in old stories. NearBuy discounts and box dinners are available at all shows, and the US dollars spent on box dinners are adjusted and distributed to food insecure neighbors. 8 p.m. lasts until September 5th. 10341 Auckland Overlook Drive. Tickets start at $ 38. Quantumtheatre.com/anodyssey

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Zoje stage

Following the success of her book Baby Teeth in Wonderland, Zoje Stage Bringing the publication of her latest novel, Run Away, NS Riverstone Books At Squalel Hill. run away The story of two sisters, Imogen and Beck, who decided to take a friend on a deep hike into the Grand Canyon hinterland after Imogen survived a traumatic attack. As they travel into rough terrain, tensions between the women build and they find that they are not alone. 7:30 p.m. 5825 Forbes Avenue, Squirrel Hill. free. Registration is required. riverstonebookstore.com

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Box Heart Gallery GRRL

Wednesday 18th August

Art • IRL
Take a look at the two most recent art exhibitions. Box Heart Gallery .. GRRL By Sculptor Katie Stone BoxHeart’s website states that it is revealing a growing story on the subject of intersecting feminism and deconstructing expectations of femininity. Divide and The Light by Jessica Alpan Brown Introduced on the second floor of the gallery, it introduces interdisciplinary artists focused on the visual arts and the design of homes, public spaces and constructed environments. It will last until September 3rd. 4523 Liberty Avenue, Bloomfield. free. boxheartgallery.com

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