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Shiloh Center, 3832 Mintwood Street, Lawrenceville :: April 13 and May 11
Steel City Squares hosts monthly square dances including April 13 and May 11. Dances are beginner and family-friendly traditional Appalachian squares with a live band and caller. No experience is necessary, all dances are taught. Doors + potluck + open old-time jam at 7; Dance at 8.

All of the dances take place at Shiloh Center (3832 Mintwood St in Lawrenceville). More information about Steel City Square is posted on Facebook or email

1047 Shady Avenue, Shadyside :: April 5 to June 2
Pittsburgh Center for Arts and Media will host a Plein Air Paint-Out on April 20th and 21st. The two-day event will take place from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM on Saturday, April 20th and 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM on April 21st. En plein air is a French expression meaning “in the open air,” and is used to describe the art of painting outdoors. This new event will utilize its Mellon Park campus to celebrate the art of painting outdoors. The plein air painting experience will be guided by local artists Tyler Gedman and Joshua Hoffman, who will be available throughout both days for questions and advice. Information and registration for April 20 and 21 is available at

Pittsburgh Center for Arts & Media presents an exhibition with artist Ron Copeland titled: The Story of the Blissfield General Store and the Pure Bliss Advertising Campaign. Ron Copeland explores his great-grandfather W.W. Moore’s history of owning the local general store in a small farming town named Blissfield. The town sprung up in the 1890s when the Pennsylvania Railroad extended a commuter and freight line through the sleepy Ohio Valley. As America shifted away from the rails and into the driver’s seat of the automobile, Blissfield was cut off from its lifeline. On display April 5th through June 2 at PCA&M, 1047 Shady Avenue in Shadyside. More info at

803 Liberty Avenue, Downtown :: April 3 to May 12
Liberty Magic presents History of Magic: Part 1, a sketch comedy show featuring magic, singing, stage combat, sideshow, and more to satirize magic from its birth in 2700BC all the way up to modern day. Written by and starring two performers who happen to be chaotically good friends and partners-in-crime: Hayden Allcorn and Naathan Phan. They have performed, separately, on TV shows, cruise ships, and stages across the globe and are uniting to for a show that they’ve been working on for over 5 years.

History of Magic: Part 1 is presented April 3 through May 12 at 803 Liberty Avenue, Downtown. More information is available able

Various locations, Downtown :: Now to June 2
937 LIBERTY gallery presents Wavy Wednesday: WHERE DID YOUR CHRIST COME FROM, the second solo exhibition of Pittsburgh-based artist and muralist, Kamara Townes, known professionally as Wavy Wednesday. Presented as part of the fulfillment of Townes’ Master of Fine Arts degree, at West Virginia University, the exhibition provides visitors with a lens to witness a Black woman navigating higher education, at West Virginia University. On display April 6 through June 2 at 937 Liberty Avenue, Downtown.

SPACE GALLERY presents This Is Not A Map, bringing together eight artists from Carnegie Mellon University’s Master of Fine Arts program. This collection of new works addresses contemporary notions of place, time, and storytelling. Hailing from five continents, all now living and working in Pittsburgh, the artists are each presenting an installation informed by their diverse studio practices, utilizing a broad range of mediums, from textiles and collages to video essays and digital sculpture. On display now through April 28 at 812 Liberty Avenue, Downtown.

The Pittsburgh Humanities Festival presents a 5-day festival exploring topics like: Can computers can understand morality? How do we unlearn the misconceptions surrounding soul food? What really is ASMR, and how can it bring communities together in new ways? Discover the answers to these questions and more as we investigate what makes us all human through a reimagined week of new ideas brought to light. The Pittsburgh Humanities Festival will be held April 3 through 8 at the Greer Cabaret Theater in Downtown Pittsburgh.

For more information about the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, visit


Allegheny Elks Lodge #339, 400 Cedar Avenue, North Side :: 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.The Pittsburgh Banjo Club rehearses at the Allegheny Elks Lodge on Cedar Avenue in the North Side.

Reservations must be made by Tuesday at 5PM for each Wednesday event. Call (412) 321-1834 for reservations.

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Updated: 2/27/2024