Fall 18|volume 12|Issue 1


    Things to do this season in the Strip and Lawrenceville


    Cioppino of Pittsburgh Restaurant
    and Cigar Bar

    2350 Railroad St. / 412-281-6593

    Ongoing — Live music and other events weekly

    Contemporary Craft

    2100 Smallman St. / 412-261-7003

    Sept. 22, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. — Discover the thinker/maker/collector in you

    Sept. 22, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. — RADical Day
    at Contemporary Craft (free)

    Sept.-Nov.— Varied classes

    Nov. 15, 6:00-8:00 p.m. — “The Space Between:
    Robert Villamagna and Chris McGinnis” (free) 

    Nov. 16, 6:00-8:00 p.m. — CRAFTED 2018

    Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle Irish Pub

    2329 Penn Ave. / 412-642-6622

    Ongoing — Many nightly events, full calendar
    on website

    Pittsburgh Festival of New Music

    2425 Liberty Ave. / alia.musica.pittsburgh@gmail.com

    Through Sept. 20 — Luciano Berio’s landmark solo works and variety of works at Pittsburgh Opera in the Strip and throughout the city. See website for a detailed schedule

    Pittsburgh Opera Strip Headquarters

    2425 Liberty Ave. / 412-281-0912

    Sept. 16 — Rising Stars: Meet the Resident
    Artists (free)

    Sept. 23 — Opera Up Close: Madama Butterfly

    Oct. 13 — Brown Bag concert (free)

    Oct. 21 — Opera Up Close: Hansel and Gretel 

    Nov. 10 — Brown Bag Concert (free)


    Arsenal Lanes

    4310 Butler St. / 412-683-5992

    Ongoing — Open lanes, groups, weekly Wed., Thurs., Sun. evening themed bowling with DJs

    Dog Daze and Cafe at The Big Easy

    12 McCandless Ave. / 412-360-8214

    Sept. 28, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. — Cuban Band 

    Hambone’s Pub

    4207 Butler St. / 412-681-4318


    Mon., 6:30-8:30 p.m. — Cabaret: open mic of jazzy standards, blues, and show tunes, with terrific
    accompanists; no cover; followed by
    improv/stand-up comedy

    Tues. — Acoustic open mic

    Wed. — Game night

    Thurs. — Stand-up comedy

    Sun. — Acoustic brunch

    Other events and themes throughout each
    week all year

    The Joy of Cookies

    412-621-1616 / Lvpgh.com

    Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 2 — Throughout Lawrenceville

    Lawrenceville Artists Studio Tour, 14th Annual

    412-303-8549 / lawrencevilleart.com

    Oct. 20, noon-6:00 p.m. — Visit 16 different
    studio locations (free)

    Lawrenceville Farmers Market

    Arsenal Park (between 39th and 49th St.,
    below Penn)

    Every Sat. 1:00-4:00 p.m. through Oct. 27 (free)

    Lawrenceville Historical Society

    Lawrenceville Carnegie Library
    279 Fisk St. / Foster15201@gmail.com

    Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m. — Lecture Series: “Allegheny Cemetery” by Images of America authors
    Lisa Speranza and Nancy Foley (free)

    Lawrenceville Hospitality House Tour


    Oct. 7, noon-5:00 p.m. 

    Opera on Tap Pittsburgh

    Allegheny Wine Mixer
    5326 Butler St.

    Oct. 31, 9:00 p.m. — “A Nightmare at
    the Opera” (free; drinks and food available)

    Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks

    Arsenal Park
    276 39th St. (enter on 39th, 40th, or Penn)

    Sept. 15, 16, 2:00 p.m. — Two Gentleman
    of Verona

    Row House Cinema

    4151 Butler St. / 412-904-3225

    Ongoing — Movies nightly with themed weeks

    This listing is representative of events in the Strip and Lawrenceville, mid-September through mid-November 2018. All dates and programming subject to change. Consult event host to confirm admission fees, hours, location address, or program details as well as for additional events at varied locations.

    —Yvonne Hudson