Pittsburgh Art Events: April 1-7

Explore Pittsburgh’s vibrant arts and culture scene with this week’s event recommendations, featuring experimental performances, hot glass workshops, classical music shows, lectures on soul food, and tons of visual art!

Two people with long straight black hair stand extremely close to one another, pressing their faces together
Performance artists Caroline Yoo and Davine Byon performing in Prophecies & Soy Sauce Shots // Photo courtesy of Kelly Strayhorn Theater

Monday, April 1

TC Superstar. Club Cafe. 56 S. 12th St., South Side. 8 p.m.

Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic. Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall. 4141 Fifth Ave., Oakland. 8-10 p.m.

MYTH. PULLPROOF Studio. 5112 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. 6-9 p.m.

Tuesday, April 2

Meet and Greet with Mikey Dread + Ras Sherby. Get Hip Recordings. 1800 Columbus Ave., North Side. 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 3

Pictures at an Exhibition with River City Brass. Linton Middle School. 250 Aster St., Penn Hills. 7:30 p.m. Continues through April 9.

Sound Series: Jake Xerxes Fussell & Joan Shelley. The Andy Warhol Museum. 117 Sandusky St., North Side. 8 p.m.

Pittsburgh Humanities Festival. Greer Cabaret Theater. 655 Penn Ave., Downtown. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Continues through April 8.

The Craft of Blackness: Camille Dungy & Charif Shanahan. Center for African American Poetry & Poetics virtual reading. 7 p.m.

A person with long dark hair, wearing a white suit and high heels, is shown on stage from behind, standing in a spotlight
Promotional image for ‘The Abortion Monologues’ // Photo courtesy of Kelly Strayhorn Theater

Thursday, April 4

Stitch N B*tch with Dormont Arts. Bridal Maven. 1443 Potomac Ave., Dormont. 6-8 p.m.

SUDDENLY TV: A Screening and Talk with the Filmmaker Roopa Gogineni. CMU’s College of Fine Art, Room 111. 4919 Frew St., Oakland. 5-7 p.m.

Tits Up: What Sex Workers, Milk Bankers, Plastic Surgeons, Bra Designers, and Witches Tell Us about Breasts. Greer Cabaret Theater. 655 Penn Ave., Downtown. 7:30 p.m.

The Abortion Monologues. Kelly Strayhorn Theater. 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. 7-9 p.m.

2024 SCALE Felllowship Fundraiser. Con Alma. 613 Penn Ave., Downtown. 7-11 p.m.

Colorful cartoonish artwork of a desert scene including a green cactus wearing a cowboy hat and a gun holster, a horned skull, and layers of pink-and-orange sand
Featured artwork from Home Is Where The Art Is // Artwork courtesy of Alex's Stupid Studio

Friday, April 5

BOOM Unblurred Takeover. Penn Ave Arts & Commercial District. Between 4800 and 5500 Blocks. 5 p.m.

Home Is Where The Art Is: The Alex's Stupid Studio Debut Art Show! Studio 4. 4609 Liberty Ave., Bloomfield. 5-9 p.m.

Shades of Black WOV Art Reception. Irma Freeman Center for Imagination. 5006 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. 6-9 p.m.

Not a Compliment: End Street Harassment PGH. Assemble. 4824 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. 6-9 p.m.

Cadence Opening. Moss Architects. 5512 Penn Ave., East Liberty. 6-9 p.m. Continues through April 30.

Blown Away Hot Jam. Pittsburgh Glass Center. 5472 Penn Ave., East Liberty. 6-9 p.m.

Art Expo Happy Hour. Art and Soul Cafe. 1125 Penn Ave., Strip District. 6-9 p.m.

The “8 White Identities” and You!” Inter-. 5013 Penn Ave., Garfield. 5-9 p.m.

Hamlet. West View Hub. 435 Perry Hwy., West View. 7 p.m. Continues through April 14.

Prophecies & Soy Sauce Shots. KST’s Alloy Studios. 5530 Penn Ave., East Liberty. 7:30-9 p.m. Continues through April 6.

The Show of 1000 Tomorrows. Attack Theatre Studios. 212 45th St., Lawrenceville. 7:30 p.m. Continues through April 13.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s Spring Mix with the PBT Orchestra. Benedum Center. 237 Seventh St., Downtown. 7:30 p.m. Continues through April 7.

Emmanuel Pratt. Room 160, Hall of the Arts. 121 Tech St., Oakland. 5-7:30 p.m.

Exploring the Tastes, Perceptions, and Histories of Soul Food. Greer Cabaret Theater. 655 Penn Ave., Downtown. 7:30 p.m.

Opera Meets Jazz. St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church. 444 Lincoln Ave., East Liberty. 7 p.m.

In the Court of the King - Music of Bach and Marais. Teutonia Mannerchor. 857 Phineas St., North Side. 7:30 p.m.

Spirit’s 9 Lives Anniversary Party. Spirit. 242 51st St., Lawrenceville. 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

Five smiling older men wearing jeans and dark shirts are shown holding various string instruments
The Seldom Scene band // Photo courtesy of The Seldom Scene

Saturday, April 6

Pop-Up Market. Boys & Girls Club. 4600 Butler St., Lawrenceville. 12-4 p.m.

Screenprinting Saturdays. Danny Devine Studio. 5450 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. 2-6 p.m.

Full Spectrum Art Show. The Maple Leaf. 115 Sedgwick St., Millvale. 3-6 p.m. Continues through April 20.

Ajunie Virk Gallery Show. Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse. 214 N. Lexington St., Point Breeze. 5-7 p.m.

All That’s Left. Spinning Plate Gallery. 5820 Baum Blvd., East Liberty. 6-9 p.m.

The Mr. Roboto Project Benefit Show. The Mr. Roboto Project. 5106 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. 7-11 p.m.

The Seldom Scene. Carnegie Lecture Hall. 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. 7 p.m.

Earth, Wind, & Choir. East Liberty Presbyterian Church. 116 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty. 7:30 p.m. Continues through April 7.

R&B Experience with KEM. Heinz Hall. 600 Penn Ave., Downtown. 8 p.m.

Blizzard. Byham Theater. 101 Sixth St., Downtown. 7:30 p.m. Continues through April 7.

3rd Annual 'Comedy at the Carnegie' Benefit. Carnegie of Homestead. 510 E 10th Ave., Munhall. 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Gaslight Comedy presents Bailey Pope. Blue Sky Kitchen & Bar. 211 North Whitfield St., East Liberty. 8 p.m.

Sunday, April 7

2500 Years of Fashion in Theatre, presented by Pittsburgh International Classic Theatre. The Studio at Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall. 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie. 7 p.m.

David & Pappy at Helltown. Helltown Tap Room. 1700 Penn Ave., Strip District. 1-4 p.m.

War of the Romantics. Carnegie Music Hall. 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Earth, Air, Fire, and Water. Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University. 408 Magee St., Downtown. 7:30-9 p.m.

If you have an Allegheny County library card, you have access to weekly discounted tickets or free admission to regional cultural attractions through RAD Pass. Apply for your free library card to start using your RAD Pass today!