7 Days in Pittsburgh: August 26th – September 1st | Artwork + leisure | Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh Opera Piano Halls

Thursday, August 26th

Opera • IRL
Whether you’ve been playing the piano for years or just starting out at Pittsburgh Opera, selling a piano is an opportunity to buy a quality piano at a price that is typically not available in retail stores. Sales include grand, upright, digital, hybrid and disklavier pianos with reduced prices for brands such as Yamaha, Bösendorfer, Clavinova, Estonia and Baldwin. Pittsburgh Opera also sells used Yamaha pianos from their loan program. All of these are professionally maintained and less than a year old. It is a reservation system. It lasts until August 29th (Sun). 2425 Liberty Avenue, Strip District. pittsburghoperapiano.com

Friday, August 27th

Art • IRL
slowly Jean-Michel Basquiat It has fascinated and inspired artists for generations. His graffiti-style work permeates pop culture and he is widely regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. Boom Concept In the meantime, respect this forward-looking Boom x Basquiat event. Announced as part of the Andy Warhol Museum’s Warhol and Basquiat Infocus Exhibition, the night will be an “immersive night of film, music and visual arts” celebrating Basquiat’s work. Enjoy experimental music, free art productions, and guided tours. Downtown ’81 Screening Schedule It’s busy, but you can enjoy other activities too. 4:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 117 Sandusky St., north side. $ 20. warhol.org

Saturday, August 28th

Market • IRL
One of the best ways to end summer in Pittsburgh is to stroll Walnut Street Between Annual Arts Festival. Popular Shadyside Street is covered with a river of tents that display works by local and national artists. You can view and purchase a variety of items such as paintings, sculptures, handmade jewelry, and ceramics. If you’re hungry or dry while exploring the festival, Walnut Street has plenty of restaurants and bars like Shady Grove and Cappy’s Cafe. It lasts from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Sunday, August 29th. Walnut Street on Shadyside. for free. artfestival.com/festivals

Level • IRL
If you like theater, especially Shakespeare, this play is not to be missed. Steel City Shakespeare CenterPartnership with West View Hub, Shakespeare Pericles At Barry G. Shellfield in West View. Pericles, one of Shakespeare’s last plays, written between 1608 and 1609, records the journey of a famous character in search of love in distant lands and his many setbacks and hardships. It will last until 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 29th. Center Avenue on Bronx Avenue in West View. for free. Steelcityshakespeare.org

Art • IRL
Alloy pittsburgh has been helping artists research and create art since 2013. Carry blast furnace at Rankin. Currently, as the fourth iteration of the program, Alloy Pittsburgh is hosting an opening reception for visitors to meet and interact with six resident artists who are spending their residence in the blast furnace and five neighboring partners in the city. .. Each resident connects with members of the community before the site-specific art is exhibited in the oven. Places are limited and registration is required. 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd., Rankin. It’s free when you register. riversofsteel.com

August 29 (Sun)

Tour • IRL
Offer includes Walk the burg Tour, NS Whiskey Walking Tour Invite participants to learn how schnapps fostered political, labor and social movements throughout the region’s history. As you travel from downtown to the Strip District, guides immerse yourself in topics such as the Whiskey Rebellion and the old town’s whisper bar. The tour ends with a tasting of three whiskeys at a family-run distillery. Uyghur whiskey .. 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm 1049 Pen Avenue, Downtown. $ 25. walktheburgh.com

Art • IRL
After its first successful performance Body Sound Back to the African American Music Institute At home wood. Artist Kara Bialecki, also known as l’instant, presents a live painting session with music guests Carolyn Perteete, James Johnson III, Jeff Grubbs, Jerome Kirkland and Cliff Barnes. The multimedia event will also feature spoken language components and local artists will showcase their work on pop-up displays before and during the program. Grocery vendors are also on site. 6 p.m. Door opens at 5 p.m. 7131 Hamilton Avenue, Homewood. 10. Search for “Body Sound” on Facebook

Monday, August 30th

Outside • IRL
Are you looking for a big, beautiful, furry unit for your family? NS Great Pyrenees Club of Western Pa Rescue Many dogs are ready for adoption, but in the meantime, a nonprofit charity golf tournament has set up Edgewood Country Club to help save these animals and help cover the costs of raising them. Excursions include 18-hole golf and restaurants, plus ruffles and freebies that can win big prizes all day long. Golfers and spectators can also meet some of the Great Pyrenees’ rescues ready for their eternal home. 9: 100 Churchill Road, Penn Hills. $ 195 per golfer, $ 65 for dinner only. Registration is required. swpapyr.org/events

Tuesday, August 31st

Outside • IRL
Join the Riverfront Friends for a morning workout that will benefit not only the participants but the environment as well. Three Rivers Heritage Trail Volunteer Work on managing invasive vegetation, including cutting vines from trees, weeding, and cleaning debris along paths and river banks. It is advisable to bring your own tools and gloves, but the Friends of the Riverfront can provide these if necessary. Make sure you wear sturdy, open-toed shoes, long plants, and bring enough water with you to rehydrate throughout the morning. 9 am-12pm Three Rivers Heritage Trail on 40th Avenue in the Lawrence Building. for free. RSVP is required. Friends0047riverfront.org/event

Event • IRL
NS Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy We’ll be launching our own podcast in early September For the Love of the Park As part of the 25th Anniversary, get up close and personal as it is hosted by Conservancy Pizza and Podcast so Shenley Plaza can get an exclusive preview of the episode before the Series officially launches while the bag offers free pizza. The event also includes a lawn game, a free carousel ride, and a live performance by the local music group Moonshine Jasmine. 6-9.30pm 4100 Forbes Ave., Auckland. for free. pittsburghparks.org/event

September 1st (Wednesday)

Event • IRL
East Shore Pgh When For Good Pgh Teamed up for a pet food pantry and free market for the summer, a resource for families and pet owners. Hollander project, Bradock Coworking Space for women entrepreneurs and incubators will host the event. In addition to the basics of pet food, East Shore has clothing like Old Navy, Banana Republic, Kate Spade, and Joffite. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 910 Braddock Ave., Bradock. for free. eastshorepgh.com

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