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Various locations in the Cultural District :: March 24 to March 26
Internationally-acclaimed artists and performers will join community leaders, academics, and change-makers from Pittsburgh and beyond at the 2023 Pittsburgh Humanities Festival. On Friday March 24, the festival kicks off with a celebration the contributions, experiences, and legacy of women in Hip Hop culture over the past 50 years including a concert by Grammy-nominated Rapper Monie Love, a DJ set by DJ Perly, and performances by local female emcees. On Saturday March 25 hear about documentary storytelling from Ira Glass, host and creator of the public radio program This American Life. Throughout Saturday and Sunday, 14 events feature diverse conversations ranging from fascism and activism to flamenco music, language justice, Shakespeare in virtual reality, and how the Steelers saved Pittsburgh.

The Pittsburgh Humanities Festival will be held at various locations in the Cultural District on March 24th through the 26th. For more information visit

711 South 21st St., Southside :: Now to April 1
The Brew House Association’s upcoming exhibition, Lay Bare, curated by Zeal Eva, invites eight Black women artists in Pittsburgh to answer the question, “Who would you be if you could be your most authentic self?” The resulting exhibition is an exploration of the multiplicities of identity, making visible the unseen spaces between the lived and imagined, the community and self, and between work, pleasure, and rest. In doing so, the exhibition seeks to create space for a deeper understanding of the Black femme community that exists within Pittsburgh.

Lay Bare is on display at Brew House Gallery, 711 S 21st St. #210 on the South Side now to April 1. More information at

Various Locations :: March 16 to April 2
The CMU International Film Festival has been running for 17 years bringing hundreds of the CMU and Pittsburgh community members together for three weeks of storytelling, intercultural exchange, and civic engagement through a celebration of international film. This year’s festival is themed Faces of Change.

The CMU International Film Festival will be held March 16 through April 2 with screenings on Thursdays through Sundays each week. More information can be found at

809 Liberty Ave., Downtown :: Now through March 22
The Harris Theater presents two classic cult films, Assault on Precinct 13 and Brotherhood of the Wolf.

Assault on Precinct 13, from film legend John Carpenter, features a skeleton crew of officers and criminals defending a decommissioned police station against a gang who has taken a blood oath of revenge against them.

Christophe Gans’ Brotherhood of the Wolf begins as an investigation into a murderous beast in 18th-century France and unfolds into a daring and flamboyant swashbuckling film of secret societies, political uprisings, occult ceremonies, and more.

Screenings will be held at the Harris Theater, 809 Liberty Avenue, Downtown, now through March 22. For more information, visit

811 Liberty Avenue, Downtown :: Now to April 9
Liberty Magic presents magician Noah Sonie who blends a love for modern magic and mindreading with quick witted humor and charm in his new magic show called Trust No One, from now through April 9.

Beginning April 12 through the 30th, Pittsburgh native and Liberty Magic’s own house magician, Jon Tai, returns to Liberty Magic with his hit show, Road Signs. Jon recasts a quintessential American road trip as a voyage to unearth what dreams are really made of. Inspired by the Ship of Theseus paradox, this new play with magic transports audiences through a time warp and into the wilderness, backlit by lanterns and bonfires, where past and present blur and audience members become primary characters in the evening’s story.TRUST NO ONE is March 1 through April 9, and SCHOOL OF MAGIC FOR THE YOUNG AND YOUNG AT HEART is every Sunday through March 26. Road Signs will be presented April 12-30. All performances are at 811 Liberty Avenue, Downtown.
For more information, visit

Various locations, Downtown :: Now through April 30

820 LIBERTY gallery Exploration of COLOR 2.0: A Retrospective of Works by Jo-Anne Bates. Explorations of COLOR 2.0 is a series of mixed-media prints with textual statements that represent the culmination of Jo-Anne Bates’ life experiences—with a lens placed on the injustices experienced by young African Americans. Jo-Anne’s constant exploration and manipulation of print material, speaks to the value process that affects collective and individual transformation. On display now through April 30 at 820 Liberty Avenue, Downtown.

937 Gallery hosts artwork by Jacob Pesci in the exhibition entitled And, The Lord Spoke, a photographic essay exploring themes of American life from the past 8 years, and the war being waged on the human soul through social division, police brutality, global wars, climate change, gentrification, broken relationships, and communities. On display March 31 through May 14 at the 937 Gallery, 937 Liberty Avenue, Downtown.

For more information about the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, visit

Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center, 3579 Masonic Way, Ross Township :: April 28-May 7
The Pittsburgh Savoyards close their 85th season this Spring with a Pittsburgh Premiere of Gilbert and Sullivan’s very first operetta, Thespis. On Mount Olympus, the elderly pantheon of deities complain of feeling old and lament their waning influence on Earth. An acting troupe headed by Thespis, the legendary Greek father of the drama, make their appearance, and convince the gods to temporarily trade places with them.

Performances of Thespis will be held April 28-30 and May 5-7 at the Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center in Ross Township, PA. More information is available at


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: 3/20/2022