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Pittsburgh top events: March 30-April 5

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And, The Lord Spoke at 937 Gallery

Thu., March 30

DANCE • WEST HOMESTEAD
Pittsburgh Tango Festival. 7:45 p.m. Continues through Sun., April. 2. Bulgarian Macedonian National Educational and Cultural Center, 451 W. Eighth Ave., West Homestead. $20-350. pghtango.com/tango-festival

MUSIC • LAWRENCEVILLE
Benefit Show for Bodily Autonomy with Blinder, Dirtbike, World 2, Mud City Manglers, and Murder for Girls. 8 p.m. Doors at 7 p.m. Spirit. 242 51st St., Lawrenceville. $5 suggested donation. spiritpgh.com

Fri., March 31

ART • DOWNTOWN
937 Gallery takes a spiritual approach with the opening reception for a new photography exhibition. Curated by Sean Beauford, And, The Lord Spoke marks the first solo show for Jacob Pesci, a practicing photographer, artist, and educator. The show promises to explore “themes of American life” from the past eight years, and “the war being waged on the human soul,” covering themes ranging from the climate crisis to police brutality. 7-9 p.m. Continues through May 14. 937 Liberty Ave., Downtown. Free. trustarts.org

MUSIC • LAWRENCEVILLE

Rosegarden Funeral Party, Black Rose Burning, and The Shadow Event. 8 p.m. Cattivo. 146 44th St., Lawrenceville. $10-15. 21 and over. facebook.com/cattivopgh/events

MUSIC • DOWNTOWN
Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances. 8 p.m. Continues on Sun., April 2. Heinz Hall. 600 Penn Ave., Downtown. $20-98. pittsburghsymphony.org

Sat., April 1

FAMILY • STRIP DISTRICT
Pittsburgh Opera Family Day and Brown Bag Concert. 10 a.m. Bitz Opera Factory. 2425 Liberty Ave., Strip District. Registration required. pittsburghopera.org

MARKET • NORTH SIDE
Take advantage of a rare chance to explore a distinctive historic local landmark, all while enjoying a festive celebration. Teutonia Männerchor, touted as Pittsburgh's oldest and most authentic German club, will open to the public with Ostermarkt, or Easter Market. Tour the more than 150-year-old building, then head to the tented Biergarten for traditional German food, imported beer, and all-around good cheer. 5-10 p.m. Continues on Sat., April 1. 857 Phineas St., North Side. Free. teutoniamannerchor.wildapricot.org

MUSIC • GARFIELD
Stand and Wave with Cat Garage, Tilt Controls, and My Favorite Liar. 7 p.m. The Mr. Roboto Project. 5106 Penn Ave., Garfield. $10. therobotoproject.com

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Sam Jay at Bottlerocket Social Hall

COMEDY • ALLENTOWN
Sam Jay. 8-9:30 p.m. Bottlerocket Social Hall. 1226 Arlington Ave., Allentown. $20. bottlerocketpgh.com

PARTY • SOUTH SIDE
Disney After Dark with The Little Mermen. 8 p.m. Doors at 7 p.m. Hard Rock Cafe Pittsburgh. 230 W. Station Square Drive, South Side. $18-22. druskyentertainment.com

Sun., April 2

MARKET • STRIP DISTRICT
Spring Market with the Easter Bunny. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 18th St. Passageway at The Terminal. 18th St., Strip District. Free. stripdistrictterminal.com

FUNDRAISER • LAWRENCEVILLE
Pick up a new beer for a good cause at the 11th Hour Brewing Co. and PAAR Charity Collaboration Special Release Event. A portion of all sales of the Monarch Pale Ale will go toward Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, a nonprofit organization providing services for victims of sexual violence. The limited-release beer will be on sale at 11th Hour and on draft at several to-be-announced local bars and restaurants. PAAR will also give a talk on their new Project Last Call program, described as working to “train and educate staff in the service industry to establish a safe environment, identify sexual harassment, train bystander intervention techniques, identify common scenarios, and provide valuable resources.” 2 p.m. 3711 Charlotte St., Lawrenceville. Free. paar.net/calendar

MARKET • ALLENTOWN
Heavy Metal Parking Lot. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Black Forge Coffee House. 701 Chartiers Ave., McKees Rocks. Free. blackforgecoffee.com

Mon., April 3

MUSIC • NORTH SIDE
A Lively Night of Jazz with Dan Pugach Nonet. 7-8:30 p.m. City of Asylum. 40 W North Ave., North Side. Free. cityofasylum.org

Tue., April 4

LIT • BLOOMFIELD
Launch Party! Forget Me Not by Alyson Derrick with Rachael Lippincott. 7 p.m. White Whale Bookstore. 4754 Liberty Ave., East Liberty. Free. whitewhalebookstore.com

MUSIC • LAWRENCEVILLE
Jukebox The Ghost Presents: I Got A Tour with Wildermiss. 8 p.m. Doors at 7 p.m. Thunderbird Music Hall. 4053 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $25-100. 18 and over. thunderbirdmusichall.com

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Ville Valo at Roxian Theatre

MUSIC • MCKEES ROCKS
Ville Valo Neon Tour 2023. 8 p.m. Doors at 7 p.m. Roxian Theatre. 425 Chartiers Ave., McKees Rocks. $39.50-44.50. livenation.com

Wed., April 5

MUSIC • DOWNTOWN
Soul Sessions: Stokley. 8 p.m. August Wilson African American Cultural Center. 980 Liberty Ave., Downtown. $68. awaacc.org

MUSIC • BLOOMFIELD
Three bands, one record label, one night. Check out the guitar riffs of Tee Pee Records labelmates Danava, Limousine Beach, and Sweat at Brillobox. The Portland-based Danava will headline the night ahead of their ‘70s heavy-metal, stoner-rock-inspired new album, Nothing But Nothing, out April 28. Also performing are self-described Pittsburgh “Sizzle Rock band” Limousine Beach and Sweat, a local quartet who combine melodic organ playing with ‘70s glam rock on their forthcoming debut Who Do They Think They Are? 8:30 p.m. 4104 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. $12. 21 and over. brilloboxpgh.com

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