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What's happening in Pittsburgh this week, you ask?
For things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend and upcoming events that will pique your interests, fire up your taste buds and inspire new adventures, look no further. Check back each week for an up-to-date list of what to do in the 'Burgh.
June 2023 | Various Locations
Stand up and speak out against the attacks targeting the LGBTQIA+ community sweeping the nation. Celebrate 50 years of Pride in Pittsburgh and so much more.
June 2 | South Park Amphitheater
Enjoy an evening of free music, entertainment and great company! The 2023 Summer Concert Series kicks off with a performance from the Pittsburgh Opera. Bring your own chairs or blanket and enjoy and evening out with your family and friends!
June 2 & 3 | Rivers Casino, North Shore
KC and The Sunshine Band, known for their multi-platinum hits like “Get Down Tonight,” “That’s The Way (I Like It)” and “(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty,” brings their unique pop-funk sound for not one, but two epic nights in The Event Center.
June 2-11 | Pittsburgh Cultural District, Downtown
Featuring 400+ artists and musicians over 10 days, this Only In Pittsburgh festival is one of the best ways to start your summer. The best part? The Three Rivers Arts Festival is FREE!
June 3 | Downtown Pittsburgh
Get high above the Golden Triangle on an exclusive private tour you ascend to the top of four classic Pittsburgh skyscrapers. At each stop on this 2-hour downtown walking tour, you'll hear entertaining and surprising stories about the people behind the buildings. Discover how they made their fortunes and left behind legacies in stone and steel for us to appreciate today.
June 3 & 4 | Heinz Hall, Downtown
As “The Little Mermaid” plays on a large movie screen, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs the film’s Oscar® and Grammy®-winning score live to film. One of the most beloved films and soundtracks, “The Little Mermaid” features songs and score by Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken and lyricist Howard Ashman.
June 7-25 | Pittsburgh Public Theater, Downtown
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s legendary life unfolds before us in this exquisite, muscular retelling of the ways she wielded her creative genius to survive a debilitating accident, to embody a magnificent parade of historical moments, and to transcend her passionate marriage to Diego Rivera.
June 16-19 | Point State Park, Downtown
Pittsburgh Embraces Juneteenth – the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. This free, family-friendly event is a Celebration of all Cities and Boroughs in Allegheny County and will feature African American Culture Education, speakers, live music and local vendors!
Through Jun 11 | Liberty Magic, Downtown
The playfully provocative Lucy Darling is just one character in the arsenal of endlessly talented performer, Carissa Hendrix. Her philosophy? “Why be just one fabulous person when you can be many fabulous people?” With cleverness, magnetism and exceptionally good hair, Lucy breaks all expectations in this character driven exploration of magic and scintillating banter.
Through Jun 25 | Phipps, Oakland
This summer, experience extravagant fashion designs and brilliant horticultural displays inspired by Billy Porter's local roots and artistic accomplishments. With the help of six professional fashion designers and costumers and students from Billy’s local alma maters, Carnegie Mellon University and Pittsburgh CAPA High School, Phipps has created an unforgettable experience for all.
Through Jul 30 | Pittsburgh Glass Center, Garfield
“Undefined,” a new exhibition at PGC, opens on Friday, Feb. 3 featuring the top three finalists from the Netflix series Blown Away Season 3 including MiNHi England, John Moran, and John Sharvin.
Through Aug 19 | Contemporary Craft, Lawrenceville
Self explores concepts related to cross-cultural expectations of gender and how those expectations impact each of us, from the most mundane elements of self to the defining moments that make up our lives. The exhibition highlights the work of artists matt lambert and Erika Diamond, who explore the breadth and confines of gender identity, connection, contact, and the body through wearable works of art.
Through Sept 4 | Carnegie Science Center, North Shore
Enter the unique and fascinating world of The Vikings Age. It was a time of colonization, conquest, and plunder, but also a period when towns with trades, specialized crafts, professions, and communication networks were established.