Radio Calendar


Pittsburgh Racial Justice Summit Opening Ceremony
Where: Union Project, 801 North Negley Avenue, Pittsburgh
When: Friday, January 24th at 7PM
The Pittsburgh Racial Justice Summit is a flagship event for Pittsburgh organizers, creating opportunities for attendees to learn, connect, and act on behalf of racial justice. The summit is proud to bring two nationally-known activists to give the opening ceremony’s keynote addresses: indigenous justice organizer Candi Brings Plenty and Professor Dr. Molefi Kete Asante of Temple University. More info about the summit, including ticket info, is available at
Burns in the Burgh
Where: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 985 Providence Blvd, Pittsburgh (McCandless Township)
When: Saturday, January 25th from 6 to 9 PM
Celebrate “Scotland’s Bard,” Robert Burns, at Burns in the Burgh this year! The Macdonald Pipe Band of Pittsburgh puts a modern twist on the traditional Burns Night Supper: there’ll be Scottish food, music, and dancing, of course. Participants can join the Bagpipe Challenge on a practice chanter, plus don a kilt for a Scottish selfie. The wee ones can play “Catch the Haggis” in our onsite childcare room. Tickets include full dinner and entertainment. For more details, visit


Pittsburgh Comics Salon
Want to make some comics? Join the Pittsburgh Comics Salon for one of its monthly meetings! The goal of the salon is to build solidarity among cartoonists and comics makers in the area while pushing the frontiers of comics. The Salon meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month at the Lili Cafe, the 3rd Thursday of the month at the ToonSeum in downtown Pittsburgh, and the 3rd Saturday of the month at Biddle’s Escape. For more info on these events, go to the Pittsburgh Comics Salon’s website:
Dress for Success Volunteer Information Sessions and Open House
Where: The Design Center, 5001 Baum Boulevard, Suite 550, Pittsburgh
When: Various dates
Clothing, connections, confidence! The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing them with professional attire, a network of support, and inner tools to thrive in work and in life. Dress for Success holds quarterly sessions for those interested in volunteering. For more info on these sessions, including dates, go to
Support the East End Community Thrift Store
Where: 5123 Penn Avenue, Garfield, Pittsburgh
When: Open Tuesday – Friday: 10:00 – 4:00 PM, Saturday: 12:00 – 4:00 PM, Closed on Sundays and Mondays
The East End Community Thrift Store needs your support! Just one door down from the Thomas Merton Center, the Thrift Shore has clothing, furniture and household appliances. Donations, volunteers, and shoppers are all welcome! All profits from the store are donated to the Thomas Merton Center to help fund general operations. For more information, email or call 412-361-6010.
Where: 4800 – 5500 Penn Avenue
When: The first Friday of each month
Each month the Penn Avenue Arts Initiative hosts Unblurred: First Fridays on Penn, a monthly cultural happening where various galleries in the Penn Avenue Arts District open their doors and showcase a variety of artwork and performances across a wide range of media. Guests will experience new art and meet an eclectic array of art makers both old and young, modern and classical, famous and amateur, emerging and veteran, all within walking distance of each other.
Pittsburgh Banjo Club
Where: Allegheny Elks Lodge #339
When: Every Wednesday at 8 PM
Stop by the Pittsburgh Banjo Club’s regular rehearsal every Wednesday at 8 PM and enjoy their wonderful music. Food and refreshments are available. Founded in 1988, the Pittsburgh Banjo Club is an all-volunteer band and organization that uses banjos, trumpets, tubas, and bass to perform popular music from the 1920s and 1930s.