Winter 2018-19|volume 12|Issue 2

    Happenings

    THE STRIP

    Attack Theatre
    Pittsburgh Opera HQ / George R. White Studio
    2425 Liberty Ave. / 412-281-3305
    attacktheatre.com/gravity
    Nov. 29-Dec. 2 — In Defense of Gravity

    Cioppino of Pittsburgh Restaurant and Cigar Bar
    2350 Railroad St. / 412-281-6593
    cioppinoofpittsburgh.com
    Ongoing — Live music and other events weekly

    Contemporary Craft
    2100 Smallman St. / 412-261-7003
    contemporarycraft.org/events
    Nov. 15 — The Space Between (free)
    Nov. 16 — CRAFTED opening
    Nov. 16-Dec. 16 — Jewelry Edition
    Through March 23, 2019 — “Transformation 10: Contemporary Works in Found Materials” (free)
    Holiday workshops with materials included (registration and fees apply):
    Dec. 7 — Crafts & Drafts (two complimentary drinks also included)
    Dec. 8 — Kreepy Doll Holiday Workshop
    Dec. 8 — Collaged Holiday Cards & Gifts
    Nov. 25 — Museum Store Sunday (free)
    Ongoing — Varied hands-on art classes led by experienced artists

    Senator John Heinz History Center
    1212 Smallman St. / 412-454-6000
    heinzhistorycenter.org
    Nov. 17 — Treasures in the Archives
    Dec. 7 — Pearl Harbor Day Flag Ceremony
    Dec. 7 — Women in the Armed Forces: A Conversation with Veterans Breakfast Club
    Dec. 9 — Behind the Scenes of “Destination Moon” with the Smithsonian’s Michael Neufeld
    Jan. 5 — “Destination Moon” Family Day: All Things Armstrong
    Jan. 19 — 21+ Moon Rock
    Jan. 26 — NFL PLAY 60 Training Camp
    Feb. 9 — “Destination Moon” Family Day: Women in Space
    Feb. 15 — 21st Annual History Uncorked
    Feb. 28 — Black History Month Lecture with Leonard Moore, Ph.D.
    March 23 — Vintage Pittsburgh

     
    Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle Irish Pub
    2329 Penn Ave. / 412-642-6622
    harpandfiddle.com
    Ongoing — Many nightly events, full calendar on website

    Pittsburgh Opera Strip Headquarters
    2425 Liberty Ave. / 412-281-0912
    pittsburghopera.org
    Dec. 8 — Holiday Brown Bag Concert  (free)
    Jan. 5 — Brown Bag Concert (free)
    Jan. 13 — Opera Up Close, afterWARds: Mozart’s Idomeneo Reimagined ($5)
    Feb 9 — Brown Bag Concert (free)
    Feb 10 — Opera Up Close: Glory Denied ($5)
    March 9 — Brown Bag Concert (free)
    March 17 — Opera Up Close: Glory Denied ($5)

    LAWRENCEVILLE

    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
    bigeasydogdaze.com
    Ongoing — Pet adoption days and special events with Cuban music and more
     
    Hambone’s Pub
    4207 Butler St. / 412-681-4318
    hambonespittsburgh.com
    Ongoing:
    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, Cookie Tour 2018
    412-621-1616 / Lvpgh.com
    Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 2 — Throughout Lawrenceville
     
    Lawrenceville Historical Society
    Lawrenceville Carnegie Library
    279 Fisk St. / Foster15201@gmail.com
    lawrencevillehistoricalsociety.com
    Monthly Lecture Series (free):
    Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m. — “Polish Pittsburgh” lecture by author Stanley States, PhD
     

    Opera on Tap Pittsburgh
    Allegheny Wine Mixer
    5326 Butler St.
    operaontap.org/pittsburgh
    Monthly themed performances (free; drinks and food available)

    Row House Cinema
    4151 Butler St. / 412-904-3225
    rowhousecinema.com
    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