Radio Calendar

SPECIAL EVENTS

“Silent Screams” Film Series
Where:Regent Square Theater, 1035 South Braddock Avenue, Pittsburgh
When: Sundays at 8 pm
Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (PF/PCA) latest cinema offering, entitled “Silent Screams,” will pair classic silent horror films with live musical accompaniment throughout October. Musicians from Pittsburgh, Boston, and Austin will perform live scores for each film, harkening back to the days of silent cinema when all soundtracks were performed live in the theater. For more info on this series, go to cinema.pfpca.org.
A John Waters’ Christmas: Holier & Dirtier
Where: Carnegie Lecture Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh
When: Saturday, December 8th at 8 pm
The Warhol Museum welcomes back the legendary writer and director John Waters with his critically acclaimed one-man show, “A John Waters Christmas”. Torn between capitalism and anarchy, Waters offers his hilariously incisive take on “Christmas crazy,” spreading his subversive yuletide cheer and lunacy while posing provocative holiday questions. This performance contains adult subject matter and strong language. For ticket info, visit warhol.org or call 412-237-8300.
Dandy Andy: Warhol’s Queer History
Where: The Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky Street, Pittsburgh
When: Last Saturday of each month at 3 pm
Dandy Andy is a monthly tour that focuses on Warhol’s queer history. The tour traces Warhol’s romantic relationships and queer identity against the backdrop of the historical gay rights movement in the United States. Tours meet on the museum’s seventh floor. The next tour is on Saturday, October 27th. For more info, go to the Warhol’s website: warhol.org.
EQT Bridge Theater Series
Where: Byham Theater and Trust Arts Education Center, Cultural District, Pittsburgh
When: Bimonthly from November to May
Performances in the EQT Bridge Theater Series are created specifically for pre-teens and teens ready to experience theater filled with exhilarating adventures, daring creativity, and surprising perspectives. The EQT Bridge Series is the perfect fit for families who are interested in exploring the arts in a new and exciting way. The series kicks off with Androcles and the Lion, November 2nd through November 10th. For more info on the Theater Series, including performances and dates, go to TrustArts.org/Bridge.

ONGOING EVENTS

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: www.pittsburghcomicssalon.com.
Spanish Conversation with the Pittsburgh Spanish Meetup Group
Where: Lawrenceville Branch, Carnegie Public Library, 279 Fisk Street, Pittsburgh
When: The 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month at 1 PM
The Pittsburgh Spanish Meetup Group sponsors free Spanish language conversation practice at the Lawrenceville branch of the Carnegie Library. Space is limited, so sign up in advance on our Meetup page at www.meetup.com/pittsburgh-spanish. You can check also us out on Facebook. Hasta la vista, baby!
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 shawnapgh@aol.com or call 412-361-6010.
Unblurred
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.