#NYO10 Weekly Events List | 04.14.16

Published On April 14, 2016 | By Leah Kennedy | Events

VANESSA GERMAN: Opening Receptionvanessa german

Friday 4.15.16 | 6PM @ Artists Image Resource | FREE
518 Foreland St. Pittsburgh, PA 15212

This Friday, artist Vanessa German presents her latest work at AIR. Titled dontsaythatshitoutloud, German’s artworks fuse poetry, photography, printmaking, collage and sculpture to explore ideas surrounding community violence, healing and confronting our deepest emotions, secrets and insecurites. Exhibition hours will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-10PM during Open Studio and by appointment.

secondskinSecond Skin

Friday 4.15.16 | 10:30PM @ brillobox | FREE ($3 after 11PM) | 21+
4104 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Step out to Second Skin for a dose of all things obscure. The local collective promises a tasteful selection of danceable tracks featuring post-punk, deathrock, new wave, goth, minimal synth, synth pop, and various rare finds from the underground. As always, your hosts for the evening are Erica Scary, Huck Finn and A. Grey.

Pitts-Bern: Bernie Sanders Music Fest Fundraiser 2.0pittsbern

Friday 4.15.16 | 9PM @ Cattivo | $10 | 21+
146 44th St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201

The second installment in a series of Pittsburgh fundraisers for Bernie Sanders kicks off this weekend with a stacked lineup of fresh performances. Bands will be playing on both levels throughout the night, and music will be provided by talented musicians found all around Pittsburgh. All event proceeds will be split between performers and donations to Sanders’ fundraiser. In addition to the music, a limited number of Made in America t-shirts will also be available for purchase onsite!

hotmassHot Mass pres. JACKNIFE w/ Clark Price

Friday 4.15.16 | 11:59PM @ Hot Mass | $20 | 21+
1139 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15222

D.C.’s DJ Baronhawk comes correct with a double dose of heavy hitters for his JACKNIFE residency installment at Hot Mass. With him, he brings r2 Records’ Kaytronik (aka Karizma), who makes his way to the Burgh from Baltimore; plus our city’s very own, Clark Price. Come out and dance to sexy deep cuts til the sun rises.

Mother of All Pottery Salesmotherofpottery

Sat. 4.16 ~ Sun. 4.17.16 | 6:30PM/10AM @ Union Project | $25
120 S Whitfield St. Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Come celebrate clay at Union Project‘s annual ceramic shindig all weekend long, featuring 40+ artists exhibiting and selling their wares; live demos from renowned artist, Kevin Snipes; and clay activities in the studio hosted by Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Education and Hey Beast. While you shop, be sure to grab food and drinks from any of the local eateries and coffee shops onsite, including Miss Meatball, GOODLife Juices, and Zeke’s Coffee.

wilkinsWilkins Block Party

Saturday 4.16.16 | 2PM @ 5651 Wilkins | $5
5615 Wilkins St. Pittsburgh, PA 15217

The fourth annual Wilkins Block Party kicks off this Saturday with a bigger and better lineup than ever before. Additional street closures will be made for two stages and 11 bands on deck for performances, plus proceeds will benefit Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh. Come hungry and BYOB–food will be served onsite from BRGR throughout the day, and by Mac & Gold from 2-5PM. Be sure to grab your wristband and check out the full lineup of this year’s performing acts online.

PPP 20th Anniversary w/ TheNeedlExchange + The Beagle Brothers needlexchange

Saturday 4.16.16 | 7PM @ Ace Hotel | $10-$65 | 21+
120 S Whitfield St. Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Step into the Gym and celebrate Prevention Point Pittsburgh‘s 20th year of providing harm reduction for drug use in Pittsburgh. The evening kicks off with the opening reception to honor PPP’s founders Caroline Acker and James Crow, which will be hosted by Tony Silvestri and Mike Sutherland. Guests will also enjoy hor d’oeuvres by The Whitfield, a cash bar for drinks, and a private concert by The Beagle Brothers. Afterwards, put your dancing shoes on for the afterparty with D.C. DJs of the The NeedlExchange (TNX) collective.

pgh bro clubPgh Bro Club pres. Sweat

Saturday 4.16.16 | 10PM @ brillobox | $5 | 21+
4104 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Let it all hang loose in sweatpants, shorts and sweatshirts with the Pgh Bro Club while swinging to hot beats from DJs Edgar Um and Dad Time. Both artists will be throwing down the hottest tracks ranging from pop, to disco, to hip hop, and everything in between. Dance, drink, socialize or get comfy–it’s all up to you.

Tenth Third Brunch Block Walktenth third

Sunday 4.17.16 | 11AM @ Lawrenceville’s 10th Ward | FREE
54th and Butler (+ surrounding areas), Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Catch live music, sidewalk sales, outdoor brunching, and parking lot mimosas at this year’s 10th Ward L-ville block party. This year’s participants include Hop Farm Brewing Company, Metamorphosis Organic SalonAtelier Glass StudioThe Butterwood Bake ConsortiumNied’s Hotel, and many more; plus, eats and treats at 54th and Butler’s parking lot party from Second BreakfastLa Palapa, Millie’s Ice Cream, and several others. Check out the full lineup of vendors and businesses online; and be sure to grab a map of all the spots with featured artwork by Danny Devine. The Block Walk will be held from 11AM-5PM, followed by a free afterparty at Spirit from 4-7PM.

parquet courtsParquet Courts + Soda @ Spirit

Sunday 4.17.16 | 8PM @ Spirit | $15-$17 | 21+
242 51st St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Rock out with Parquet Courts as they make their way to the Burgh to give us a proper shakedown of explicit, political sounds from their latest studio album “Human Performance,” as well as all the fan favorites. Opening up the night will be Soda, who’ll be sure to bring forth an equally mindblowing performance. A limited number of tickets are still available online.

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