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FUNDRAISERS THU 27 MACEDONIA FACE’S ANNUAL FRIEND OF CHILDREN BENEFIT BANQUET. Proceeds will benefit Macedonia FACE community programming. 6 p.m. Rodef Shalom Congregation, Oakland. 412-281-2573.

SAT 29 HOT DIGGITY DOG DAY. A flea market, arts festival, advocacy & health fair, bake sale & live music feat. Dixie Nimitz, Matt Brown and Jeremy Caywood. All proceeds go to Nepal Relief. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Carnegie. 412-279-3615. OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK. Raise awareness & funds to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, & support survivors of suicide loss. 10:30 a.m. Highmark Stadium, Station Square. 412-260-0789.

SUN 30 BEERS FOR BABES: NOT YOUR TYPICAL BABY SHOWER. Learn about Global Links’ mission to provide prenatal & infant/ maternal care; pack baby bags w/ care items for soonto-be moms & participate in a simulation game that illustrates what it takes to access healthcare when living in a remote rural community in a resource poor community. Beer & tacos too. 4-6:30 p.m. The Global Switchboard, Lawrenceville. 412-361-3424.

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MORGAN CONTEMPORARY GLASS GALLERY. glassweekend ‘15. Work by Japanese Master Hiroshi Yamano, Robert Bender, Jeremy Lepisto, Chad Holliday, Matthew Day Perez, Wesley Rasko, Nathan Sandberg, Dolores Barrett, Lucy Bergamini, Jen Blazina, Jane Bruce, Melanie Feerst, Erica Rosenfeld, Melissa Schmidt & Beth Williams. Shadyside. 412-441-5200. NEMACOLIN GALLERY. A Midsummers Night. A solo exhibition w/ work by Paul McMillan. Nemocolin. 412-337-4976. PERCOLATE. Audio/Visual: Four Artist/Musicians. Works by Christiane D, Ian Green, Rashad Jamaal (aka Billy Pilgrim), & Jenn Wertz. Wilkinsburg. 412-606-1220. PITTSBURGH CENTER FOR THE ARTS. Age-Specific. An exhibit by the Artist of the Year showing the aging of the 1960s generation. Printmaking 2015. An exhibit of new work by regional artists represents a wide variety of printmaking processes including intaglio, photogravure, wood cut, linoleum cut relief, silkscreen, collagraph & monotype. Shadyside. 412-361-0873. PITTSBURGH FILMMAKERS. PhAb Now! Photography by Corey Escoto, April Friges, Lori Hepner, Jesse Kauppila, Todd

PENGUIN BOOKSHOP WRITERS SERIES W/ JENNIFER STEIL. Fact to Fiction: Using a Journalist’s Eye to Bring Your Story to Life. 6 p.m. Penguin Bookshop, Sewickley. 412-741-3838.

ORPHANS OF EBOLA FUNDRAISER. An evening of live music to support the 16,600 orphans in West Africa who have lost LOUISE PENNY. Lecture one or both parents to by the author of The Ebola. All proceeds Nature of the Beast. will be donated 7 p.m. Carnegie to UNICEF to Library, Oakland. support their 412-622-8866. work in Ebola www. per pa affected regions pghcitym .co in West Africa. KID’S BOOKS 6-11 p.m. Hard Rock FOR GROWN-UPS Cafe, Station Square. BOOKCLUB. First Tue 412-481-7625. of every month, 10 a.m. Penguin Bookshop, Sewickley. 412-741-3838. STEEL CITY SLAM. Open mic poets & slam poets. 3 rounds of THE HOUR AFTER HAPPY 3 minute poems. Tue, 7:45 p.m. HOUR WRITER’S WORKSHOP. Capri Pizza and Bar, East Liberty. Young writers & recent 412-362-1250. graduates looking for additional feedback on their work. thehourafterhappyhour. Thu, VERY ERIC CARLE. A play & learn 7-9 p.m. Lot 17, Bloomfield. exhibit featuring activities inspired 412-687-8117.

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Keyser & Barbara Weissberger. Oakland. 412-681-5449. PITTSBURGH GLASS CENTER. Out of the Archives & Into the Gallery. An exploration of history & historic artistic technique in glass. Friendship. 412-365-2145. POINTBREEZEWAY. Kamili. An exhibition of work by Hannibal Hopson & Amani Davis that reflects their mission to use recycled materials & let the objects determine the form & message. Point Breeze. 412-770-7830. REVISION SPACE. Great Waves II. A juried exhibition of works by local artists based in Pittsburgh. Lawrenceville. 412-735-3201. SILVER EYE CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY. London/ Pittsburgh. A solo exhibit w/ work by photographer, Mark Neville. South Side. 412-431-1810. SPACE. Wall Paintings. Large wall paintings by Steve Prince, Michael Pisano, Anna Mikolay, Derek Reese, Ramon Riley, Chris McGinnis, Julie Stunden, Pat Bellan-Gillen, Melissa Kuntz, Alphonso Sloan, Julie Mallis & Mia Tarducci Henry. Downtown. 412-325-7723. SPINNING PLATE GALLERY. Fast. A exhibition of drawings by Richard Claraval. Closing reception w/ The Eastend Mile on August 28, 7-10 p.m. Friendship. 412-877-7394. THE TOONSEUM. Slinging

Satire: Political Cartoons & the First Amendment. A collection of political cartoons from more than a dozen Pulitzer-winner & work from magazines, websites & newspapers. Downtown. 412-232-0199. TOUCHSTONE CENTER FOR CRAFTS. Bill Pfahl: A Retrospective. Oil & pastel paintings that will include urban landscapes, figures & portraits by Bill Pfahl. Glass Entomology. An array of glass insects & marbles by Michael Mangiafico w/ collaborative work w/ Ed Pinto. Iron Gate Gallery. Farmington. 800-721-0177. TUGBOAT PRINT SHOP. Tugboat Printshop Showroom. Open showroom w/ the artists. Fridays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. & by appt. only. Lawrenceville. 412-980-0884. THE UNION HALL. Paintings Live Longer. New work by Zach Brown. Strip District. UNSMOKE SYSTEMS ARTSPACE. If One Won’t Another One Will. Recent prints, video & collage by Stephen Grebinski. Braddock. WILDCARD. 100 Days. Work by Rachel Arnold Sager. Lawrenceville. 412-224-2651. ZEKE’S COFFEE SHOP. New Works by Alberto Almarza. East Liberty. 412-670-6231.

by five of Eric Carle’s classic books: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Very Quiet Cricket, The Very Lonely Firefly, The Very Clumsy Click Beetle & The Very Busy Spider. Thru Sept. 20 Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, North Side. 412-322-5058.

SAT 29 LIVE LOVE LATCH FREE KIDS COMMUNITY EVENT. Activities for families & kids, kids music class, story time, face painting & fundraising raffle. 10 a.m. Northland Public Library, McCandless. 412-366-8100. M3: MATERIALS, MEDIA, AND ME! Explore a new material & make a project every Saturday of the summer! For youth in 4th through 8th grade. Sat. Thru Aug. 29 Assemble, Garfield. 412-432-9127.

SUN 30

BIO BLITZ. Join a Park Ranger to develop your plant & animal identification skills, collect data & learn how to be a citizen scientist. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. White Oak

SuperMonkey Recordng Co. & Pat DiCesare present

Park, White Oak. www. FRONTIER FROLIC & GAMES. Calling all children to participate in popular 18th Century games & dancing. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Oliver Miller Homestead, South Park. 412-835-1554.

The PennRock Scholarship Sponsored by:

MON 31 MAKER STORY TIME. Explore tools, materials & processes inspired by books. Listen to stories read by librarian-turned-Teaching Artist Molly. Mon, 11 a.m.12 p.m. Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, North Side. 412-322-5058.

August 29th, 2015

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CHESS CLUB. For students in grades K-7. First Tue of every month, 6:30 p.m. Mount Lebanon Public Library, Mt. Lebanon. 412-531-1912.

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MALAYSIAN FOOD HIKE. A scenic 5-km hike before returning to the Environmental CONTINUES ON PG. 56

















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August 26, 2015  

Pittsburgh City Paper Volume 25 Issue 34

August 26, 2015  

Pittsburgh City Paper Volume 25 Issue 34