#NYO10 Weekly Events List | 09.15.16
Third Thursday: PLAY
Thursday 9.15.16 | 8PM @ CMOA | $5-$10 | 18+
4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Step out for a good old-fashioned get down with the TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Dance Party this Thursday at CMOA. Local collective City of Play will also be onsite creating fun games to play, where you can draw, curate your own museum collection, and more. Galleries will also be open throughout the duration of the evening, so if you need a break from game play and dancing, feel free to explore!
Amachi Hachi Pachi
Thursday 9.15.16 | 6PM @ PNC Riverwalk & Hall of Fame Club | $50-$200
337 N Shore Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15212
This year, Amachi Pittsburgh invites guests to tune in and groove out for a cause at their bi-annual fundraiser–“Silence is Golden.” Come correct and dressed to impress in metallic-chic attire, but don’t forget your dance shoes. Guests will select a set of special headphones, with the option to tune into one (or all!) of the night’s DJs on deck–including Selecta, Nate Da Barber and EYE JAY.
Friday 9.16.16 | 10:30PM @ brillobox | $3 | 21+
4104 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Second Skin‘s obscure monthly dance party hits brillobox this weekend with resident hosts + DJs, Erica Scary, Huck Finn and A. Grey. Jam out to dance tunes ranging from 80s underground, to synth pop, deathrock, and more.
West Philadelphia Orchestra
Friday 9.16.16 | 9PM @ babyland | $5-$10
3577 Beethoven St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Local collectives PANDEMIC and Pittonkatonk welcome back the West Philly Orchestra for a night of symphonic sounds and Balkan beats in the Burgh. Head out to babyland and get down with brassheads from near and far this Friday night.
Art Olympics with Tom Sarver
Saturday 9.17.16 | 6PM @ Re:NEW Festival | FREE
623 Smithfield St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222
As part of this year’s Re:NEW Festival, local tastemaker Tom Sarver hosts the “Art Olympics”–an event series featuring three teams of artists competing to turn junk piles into winning sculptures. Audience members will also be selected for live interviews, where they can critique works in progress, provide theatrical commentary, engage in dialogue with local creatives, and take part in all the excitement.
The Wiz Live Costume Exhibit Opening
Saturday 9.16.16 | 7PM @ August Wilson Center | $50-$200 | 18+
980 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222
In conjunction with the Cultural Trust, FashionAFRICANA presents the world premiere of THE WIZ LIVE! to celebrate the work of Tony Award winning costume designer, Paul Tazewell. The evening will feature costumes and other theatrical pieces from THE WIZ LIVE!, plus a private tour, cocktail reception, live performances, and more. Pittsburgh will be the only city to feature these costumes before they hit Broadway in 2017–be sure to grab your tickets in advance for a special sneak preview.
Saturday 9.17.16 | 10PM @ Spirit | $5 | 21+
242 51st St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Courtesy of PGH DJs SMI and VEX, AFROHEAT! is back with a big dose of Afro-Rhythms to make you move. The night will feature deep funky genres like Afrobeat, Afrohouse, Afrolatin, and more–come out, get loose and break a sweat.
Hot Mass pres. Galcher Lustwerk + Matt McDermott
Saturday 9.17.16 | 11:55PM @ Hot Mass | $15 | 21+
1139 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222
White Material’s Galcher Lustwerk graces the decks of Hot Mass this weekend with his obscure, signature selection of house, techno and hip hop beats. L.A. transplant Matt McDermott–and previous host of the iconic Altered States parties–makes his return to the 412 for opening duties; and DETOUR resident GUSTO will close out the night.
I Made It! Market @ Squirrel Hill Night Market
Saturday 9.17.16 | 6PM @ Squirrel Hill Night Market
Murray Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Head down to Murray Avenue on Saturday night to shop 60+ local artists selling handmade wares, plus live music, food trucks, local restaurants, sidewalk sales, and all the Squirrel Hill business district has to offer. You can peep what’s in store for this edition of the Night Market along with the upcoming featured artists online.
Sun Ra Arkkestra
Sunday 9.17.16 | 7PM @ New Hazlett Theater | $30
6 Allegheny Sq. East, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
This weekend, “big-band leader, pianist, and surrealist of jazz” Sun Ra performs live at the New Hazlett Theater. Catch the revered artist for a unique, unbridled musical encounter on Sunday evening.