7 days in Pittsburgh: July 29th – August. 4 | Artwork + leisure | Pittsburgh

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Slice Ton Summer of Soul, play at the Tal Family Theater

Thursday July 29th

Films • IRL
The Harlem Cultural Festival was held the same summer as the famous Woodstock Festival, but despite the appearance of names like Stevie Wonder, Nina Simon, Gladys Knight & The Pipps, it was rarely covered – learn more about this amazing event in a documentary Summer of Soul (… or if the revolution couldn’t be broadcast) Directed by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, a drummer for the famous band The Roots. The film is streamed on Hulu, Tal Family Theater. Since it’s 5 nights, you can enjoy music and performances on the big screen. 2:45 p.m. 418 Walnut Street, Sewickley. $ 11. tullfamilytheater.com

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Photo: Courtesy Shanna Fliegel / UnSmoke Systems Artspace

Consistent accumulation in the UnSmoke Systems Artspace

Friday July 30th

Art • IRL
The work of potter Shanna Frigel is Resolute AccumulationSolo exhibition at the UnSmoke Systems Artspace, “A study of how the natural environment and the constructed world are formed and how people deal with change and trauma.” Originally from New Jersey, Fliegal has worked across the United States from New York to Illinois and Virginia to Montana researching the Anthropocene, the geological age of man. It lasts until July 31st. 1137 Bradock Ave., Braddock. free. unsmokeartspace.com

Saturday July 31st

Mode • IRL
Two Pittsburgh-based artists and fashion designers, I Am Yochanan and Norma Cusin of Pynk Pyneapple, are participating in Legend: Fashion Show & Showcase and August Wilson African American Cultural Center. The event is attended by many local artists, including poets, fashion designers and models. Music, food and drinks are also included in the evening. 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 980 Liberty Avenue, downtown. $ 25-50. Search for “The Legends: Fashion Show & Showcase” on Facebook

Event • IRL
NS Pittsburgh Race Justice Summit The Organizing Committee is seeking assistance in planning the City Hall and the summit for next year. Listen to your voice at the annual Cookout and Recruitment event at the Bartlett Shelter Shenley Park. The committee will offer hot dogs, veggie burgers and bread, condiments and ice water. Bring covered side dishes, desserts, and other grilled dishes. People who are not fully vaccinated are asked to wear a mask. 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Bartlett Street and Hobert Road on Squalel Hill. free. pittsburghracialjusticesummit.org

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Cool Beans Truck is coming to the Pittsberg Taco Stakeover Festival

August 1st (Sun)

Food • IRL
Enjoy tacos, beer, tequila, live music and more. Pittsburgh Taco Stakeover Festival at the Steel River blast furnace. Curbside Cocina, El Gusto Criollo International, Cool Beans, Cilantro and Ajo as well as Brisketburgh are one of the 20 participating food trucks. Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream, Stickler’s Ice Pops, and Knock About Coffee all have options other than tacos. There are also live performances by Sweaty Schon String Band, Truth & Rites and The Moat Rats. 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd., Rankin. $ 10-15, free for children under 5. Search for “Pittsburgh Taco Stakeover Festival” on Facebook

Monday 2nd August

Children • IRL
Mattress Factory Invite children ages 7-10 to experience the museum and its surroundings. Northside Explorer Camp. At this event, young participants go on educational hunts around the North Side and museums to discover hidden gems in art installations, sidewalks and gardens. It lasts from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. until August 6th. 500 Samponia path, north side. $ 250 per child, $ 175 for members. matratze.org/events

Tuesday 3rd August

Level • IRL
Participated in the Pittsburgh Public Theater and Allegheny Overlook for the production of Barefoot in the Park. Written by Neil Simon and directed by Maya Sea Kaminsky, the romantic comedy continues when newlyweds Corey and Paul move into their first apartment in New York City. Their relationship is put to the test by the endless stairs and quirky neighbors and their very different personalities. Please register your free ticket by July 29th. At 7:00 p.m., Fort de Cane Boulevard between downtown Six Street and Stanwick Street. free. ppt.org

Wednesday 4th August

Lights up • Virtually
The environmental impact of human behavior may come to mind during these particularly hazy times of Pittsburgh. If you want to continue addressing these concerns, join us in Whitewal Bookstore For Virtual Reading in Colin Gerolmac When Sheamus McGraw, Who Discusses Every Book, To Heaven and To Hell: Hydraulic Fracturing, Freedom, Fellowship at the End of American Cities and Countries: Shipping from the Hydraulic Fracturing Zones. 7: 00-8: 30pm Free or payable amount. Registration is required. whitewhalebookstore.com/events

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