7 days in Pittsburgh: July 29-August. 4 | Art + Entertainment | Pittsburgh

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Slice tone Summer of Soul, Play at Tal Family Theater

Thursday, July 29

Movies • IRL
The Harlem Cultural Festival was held in the same summer as the famous Woodstock Festival, but was rarely reported despite the appearance of names such as Stevie Wonder, Nina Simon, Gladys Knight & The Pipps.Learn about this amazing event in a documentary Summer of Soul (… or when the revolution couldn’t be aired), Directed by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, a drummer of the famous band The Roots. The movie is streamed on Hulu, Tal Family Theater Since it is 5 nights, you can enjoy music and performances on the big screen. 2:45 pm 418 Walnut St., Sewickley. $ 11. tullfamilytheater.com

Click to enlarge Resolute Accumulation at UnSmoke Systems Artspace-Photo: Courtesy of SHANNA FLIEGEL / UNSMOKE SYSTEMS ARTSPACE

Photo: Courtesy of Shanna Fliegel / UnSmoke Systems Artspace

Resolute accumulation at UnSmoke Systems Artspace

Friday, July 30

Art • IRL
The work of potter Shanna Frigel is Resolute accumulationSolo exhibition at UnSmoke Systems Artspace, “A study of how the natural environment and the constructed world are formed and influence the way humans navigate change and trauma.” Originally from New Jersey, Fliegal has worked throughout the United States, from New York to Illinois and from Virginia to Montana, exploring the Anthropocene, the geological era of humans. It will continue until July 31st. 1137 Bradock Ave. , Braddock. free. unsmokeartspace.com

Saturday, July 31

Fashion • IRL
Two Pittsburgh-based artists and fashion designers, I Am Yochanan and Pynk Pyneapple’s Norma Cusin, attend 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 at night. From 3 pm to 10 pm 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 support for planning the City Hall and Summit next year.Listen to your voice at the annual Cookout and Recruitment event at Bartlett Shelter Shenley Park.. The committee will provide hot dogs, veggie burgers, bread, seasonings and ice water. Bring covered side dishes, desserts and other grilled dishes. People who are not completely vaccinated will be asked to wear a mask. From 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 Coming to the Pittsberg Taco Stakeover Festival

August 1st (Sun)

Food • IRL
Enjoy tacos, beer, tequila, live music and more Pittsburgh Taco Stakeover Festival In the carry blast furnace, Steel river.. Curbside Cocina, El Gusto Criollo International, Cool Beans, Cilantro and Ajo, and Brisketburgh are one of the 20 participating food trucks. Millie’s homemade ice cream, Stickler’s Ice Pops, and Knock About Coffee are there to offer options other than tacos. There are also live performances by Sweaty Already String Band, Truth & Rites and The Moat Rats. 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm 801 Carrie Furnace Blvd., Rankin. $ 10-15, free for children under 5 years old. Search for “Pittsburgh Taco Stakeover Festival” on Facebook

Monday, August 2

Kids • IRL
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Invite children aged 7-10 to experience the museum and its surroundings. Northside Explorer camp. At this event, young participants will engage in educational hunting around the North Side and in museums to discover hidden treasures in art installations, sidewalks and gardens. It lasts from 9am to 4pm until August 6th. 500 Sampsonia Way, North Side. $ 250 per child, $ 175 for members. mattress.org/events

Tuesday, August 3

Stage • IRL
participate 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 the newlyweds Corey and Paul move to their first New York City apartment. Their relationship is tested by the endless flight of stairs and quirky neighbors, and their very different personalities. Please register your free ticket by July 29th. At 7 pm, Fort de Cane Boulevard between downtown Six Street and Stanwick Street. free. ppt.org

Wednesday, August 4th

Lit • Virtual
The environmental impact of human behavior may come to mind in these particularly hazy Pittsburgh eras.Join us for those who want to continue to overturn these concerns White whale bookstore For virtual reading in Colin Gerolmac When Sheamus McGraw, Who discusses each book, To Heaven and To Hell: Hydraulic Fracturing, Freedom, Community at the End of American Towns and Countries: Dispatch from Hydraulic Fracturing Zones. 7 pm-8:30pm Free or payable amount. Registration is required. whitewhalebookstore.com/events

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