7 Days in Pittsburgh: July 22-28 | Artwork + Leisure | Pittsburgh

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Photo: Nick Paradise / Kenny Wood Park

Kids Fest at Kenny Wood

Thursday, July 22

Kids • IRL

It’s not summer in Pittsburgh without a family trip Kenny Wood..Hosted by the iconic Pittsburgh Amusement Park Kids fest, A thrilling weekend event for kids. In addition to riding the Kiddy Land roller coaster, Kidsfest includes meeting famous costumed superheroes, princes and princesses, furry friends and more. It will continue until Saturday, July 24th. West Mifflin’s 4800 Kennywood Blvd. $ 24.99- $ 54.99. kennywood.com/events

Event • IRL
This season is the perfect time to enjoy Pittsburgh’s city parks and green spaces.Natural greenery and lots of fun activities Summer in the square Block the party with Melon Square..Live music, games, food and drink specials ThaliaA downtown restaurant specializing in rustic Italian food, wine and classic cocktails. Melon Square from 5pm to 8pm on Six Avenue in downtown. freedom. pittsburghparks.org/event

Friday, July 23

Dance • Virtual

Classic cars and dance Maria Caruso’s Ornamental ecstasy, A contemporary ballet performance inspired by Flick PittsburghArt exhibition Cast in Chrome: Food Ornament Art.. Local dancer and choreographer Caruso joins her bodygraphy dancer at the world premiere of this dance film, featuring the original score of composer and multi-instrumentalist Gala Alanaga. The event will take place at City of Asylum @ Home, the virtual platform of the City of Asylum. Live Q & A will follow. Free at 6:30 pm. albumcity.org/events

Saturday, July 24

Market • IRL

One of the most popular pop-up markets in the city Hooray! Head to Bakery Square Local vendors will be selling a variety of products this summer. Help local artists and manufacturers buy family-owned wines, handmade candles, homemade treats, self-care items, unique gifts and more. 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm 6424 Pen Avenue, Larimar. freedom. imadeitmarket.com

Drag • IRL
Who says you have to wait until October to be creepy?If you love creepy and freaky things, you’ll love this night’s drug hosting P Town Bar In Auckland.The· Funeral hall: Midsummer SCREAM Violencia! , Miss Ter, May May Graves, Maddelynn Hatter will appear. The funeral hall is described as a “creepy and demonic queer party.” So get ready to get excited and maybe a little scared. 10 pm 4740 Baum Blvd., Auckland. $ 25. ptownbarpgh.com

July 25 (Sun)

Fundraising • IRL

Bobby Ramondo was a beloved figure in the Pittsburgh music scene, dating back to his time with the glam rock band Trash Vegas and science fiction idols. Ramond died in May at the age of 53, and many fans were in mourning.Remember the local lockers inside Life on Bobby and Mars: Bobby Ramond’s Life and Music FestivalCommemorative fund-raising activity at Thunderbird Cafe & Music Hall.. The event will feature a performance by nine bands and musicians, including science fiction idol Gary Martin. 5 pm 4023 Butler Street, Lawrence Building. $ 12 in advance, $ 15 at the door. thunderbirdmusichall.com

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Photo: Courtesy of Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Allegheny Overlook Kenya

Monday, July 26


Author Russell short Travel to Riverstone Bookstore For the signature and discussion of his latest novel Smalltime: The story of my family and mob.. The novel delves into the history of Short’s family, including the fascinating and dubious achievements of Sicilian grandfather, who built a small gambling empire on the outskirts of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. 7-8: 30 pm 8850 Covenant Ave., McCandless. It’s free when you register. riverstonebookstore.com/events

Tuesday, July 27

Music • IRL

Brazilian musician Kenya Visit Pittsburgh BNY Mellon Presents JazzLive Performance at Allegheny Overlook.. Kenya sings everything from ballads to bright Brazilian Forró to jazz, in a unique style described on the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust website as “deep, sultry, diverse and unexpectedly explosive.” She also demonstrated her talent at other local events, including the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival. 5 pm, Downtown Seventh Street and Fort de Cane Boulevard. freedom. trustarts.org

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Gemini Syndrome

Wednesday, July 28

Music • IRL

LA-based alternative metal band Gemini Syndrome Stop by Pittsburgh during the summer tour Crafthouse Stage & Grill..I’m looking forward to hearing the band’s newly released single “Die with Me” and the tracks from their album. lux And Memento Mori.. The show will also feature special guests A Killer’s Confession, Pushing Veronica and Eva Under Fire. 6:50 pm Curry Road, Whitehall. $ 20-25. Crafthousepgh.com

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