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Deutschtown Music Festival and everything else happening this week

Tue., July 9

Hop Along - PHOTO: MATT ALLEN/OCTFEST
  • Photo: Matt Allen/OctFest
  • Hop Along

[Music]

Philadelphia rock band Hop Along stand out for the singularly sharp and piercing voice of lead singer Frances Quinlan. Catch them at Rex Theater along with indie pop from Kississippi. 8 p.m. 1602 E. Carson St., South Side. 21+. $18.50. rextheater.net


Wed., July 10

[Art]

707 Gallery presents the exhibit Darkest Dark by artist Oreen Cohen, a series of large-scale charcoal works on paper made through aggressive automatic drawing while thrashing to heavy metal music. Continues through July 14. 707 Gallery. 707 Penn Ave., Downtown. Free. trustarts.org


Thu., July 11

[Stage]

Any event that comes with a “strong sexual content and profanity” disclaimer is our kind of show. The Vaudevillians, “a vintage cabaret with a twist of drag,” stars RuPaul’s Drag Race veteran Jinkx Monsoon and Richard Andreissen. Expect a night of raunchy comedy, a bizarre plot, and fun tunes. 8 p.m. Continues through Sat., July 13. O’Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave., Downtown. $30-60.  ppt.org


Fri., July 12

[Art]

The monthly Downtown Gallery Crawl returns with new exhibitions and other exciting happenings at businesses and Cultural Trust art galleries, including Wood Street Galleries, SPACE, 707 Penn Gallery, and 937 Liberty. 5:30-10 p.m. Cultural District, Downtown. Free. trustarts.org/crawl


[Event]

Everyone should race to the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix for 11 days of car-related fun. Touted as one of the nation’s largest vintage street races, the event includes classic car shows, parties, parades, and motorsport events. Continues through Sun., July 21. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Schenley Park, 3898 Boulevard Of The Allies, Oakland. Free or suggested donation. pvgp.org


[Art]

Head to Glitter Box Theater for a night of performance art entitled Not ur Average Bitch, featuring “female identifying creatures presenting their abstract works deemed to proactive for the general public.” 7:05 p.m. 460 Melwood Ave., Oakland. theglitterboxtheater.com


SouthSide Works Exposed - PHOTO: BRYAN “BEEZ” GLOVER
  • Photo: Bryan “Beez” Glover
  • SouthSide Works Exposed

[Art]

It’s back! For the 15th year, SouthSide Works Exposed brings three days of local art, food, music, and fun. And this year, Sidney Street, along with 27th, will be closed from 27th to 28th to allow for a seamless vendor area. 5 p.m. SouthSide Works, S. 27th St., South Side. Free. southsideworks.com


Sat., July 13

Deutschtown Music Fest - PHOTO: WHITNEY LERCH
  • Photo: Whitney Lerch
  • Deutschtown Music Fest
[Music]

The North Side becomes a music destination when over 350 bands play at more than 30 indoor and outdoor stages at the annual Deutschtown Music Festival. There are also tons of food trucks and all-ages activities for the entire family. Various times. Various locations, North Side. Free. deutschtownmusicfestival.com


[Music]

Nothing is better than B&B — bass and barbeque — in the sun. Get ready for The Bassburgh BBQ, a beats-filled day at Enix Brewing and its fresh outdoor stage and dance area. After the sun goes does, the party continues upstairs in the bowling alley. 5 p.m. 337 E. Eighth Ave., Homestead. enix.beer


Johanna K. W. Hailman, Jones and Laughlin Mill, Pittsburgh (detail) - IMAGE: CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART
  • Image: Carnegie Museum of Art
  • Johanna K. W. Hailman, Jones and Laughlin Mill, Pittsburgh (detail)

[Event]

Inhale, exhale. There, isn’t breathing nice? Breathe Better Day, a collaboration between Carnegie Museum of Natural History and the Breathe Project, explores how the rise of industry has affected works of art. Plus, learn about local environmental advocacy. 12 p.m. Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Free with admission. cmoa.org


Summer Beerfest 2018 - PHOTO: LIZ CAPUANO
  • Photo: Liz Capuano
  • Summer Beerfest 2018
[Food]

125 breweries come together at Stage AE for the Pittsburgh Summer Beerfest, the city’s two-night craft beer extravaganza. Get your pretzel necklaces ready! Various times. 400 N. Shore Drive, North Side. $20-65. pittsburghbeerfest.com


Sun., July 14

[Comedy]

Patton Oswalt is making his return to Pittsburgh at the Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall. The veteran comedian has been booed off a San Francisco stage for being anti-hippie and also booed off a Pittsburgh stage for an unfavorable bit on George W. Bush. 6 p.m. 510 E. 10th Ave., Munhall. $55.75-65.75. librarymusichall.com

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