Oakland Restaurant Week
Jan. 30–Feb. 4
Oakland, Pittsburgh, PA
Full list of restaurants available at:
Ever wanted to try out new restaurants in Oakland, without worrying about your budget? This week, you’ll be able to enjoy $6 lunches at participating restaurants, throughout Oakland. The list of participants boasts 17 locations, and the opportunity for restaurant goers to win free lunch for a month and many other exciting prizes.
ASL/Sign Language at Hollywood Lanes
Monday, Jan. 30
2961 W Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Pittsburgh’s local “ASL Masters” Richard McGann, Frank Sankey and Maryjean Shahen, will be at Hollywood Lanes every week, starting this Monday, to facilitate a unique combination of sign language and bowling. Pay a flat rate of $17 for two hours of bowling (including shoes), and access to an open bar.
PA Takeover Tour: MIX ft. The Originals
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 8–9 p.m.
Rangos Ballroom, CUC
Tickets Available for $10 at: https://carnegiemellontickets.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=1501&cid=160&p=1
The incredibly harmonious a cappella group MIX, hailing from Denver Colorado, is “taking over” Pennsylvania, and stopping by Rangos Ballroom on the way. This Tuesday, MIX will be showcasing their voices, with one of Carnegie Mellon’s very own a cappella groups: The Originals. Grab your tickets before they sell out!
Ms. Lauryn Hill
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 8 p.m.–11 p.m.
Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts
600 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Tickets Available starting at $49.50 at: https://www.pittsburghsymphony.org/production/51091/ms-lauryn-hill
The Grammy-winning powerhouse performer is gracing the stage of Heinz Hall this Tuesday as a part of her MLH Caravan Tour. Hill is using this tour to reach back to her African roots and is promoting themes of unity, expression, and empowerment through her music.
The Power and Soul: Artist and Curator Talks
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 9 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 4, 2 p.m.
The Frame Gallery
5200 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Power and the Soul is a multi-artist collaborative exhibition that has been on display at the frame since Jan. 27 as a part of MLK weekend. To complement themes including diversity and social justice, and the implications of expressing these themes through the art on display, artists from the exhibition will be there to talk through the work, and facilitate stimulating discussions.
Thursday, Feb. 2, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Carnegie Museum of Art
4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Free Tickets Available at: http://tickets.carnegiemuseums.org/cmoa/CMASE_CMASE_AMINDFUL22
Author Rohan Gunatillake and Dr. Lanie Francis of UPMC will be facilitating fascinating discussions about mindfulness, this Thursday at the Carnegie Museum of Art. Gunatillake, an app developer and advocate of meditation will be talking about the importance of the practice, while Francis will be sharing the importance of mindfulness in oncological care. The event will be followed by a book signing.
Friday, Feb. 3, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
1030 Morewood Avenue
Come relieve the winter chills with a warm bonfire behind Stever House this Friday, as OM celebrates Lohri, a Punjabi folk festival. Food will be plentiful, including Indian treats and snacks that can be toasted and enjoyed. The winners of OM’s Pics with Punjabis contest will also be announced. To partipicate in the contest, check out: https://www.facebook.com/events/772347912920819/
Mind Body Spirit Summit
Sunday, Feb. 5, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Cohen Center, 5000 Forbes Avenue
Free tickets at: https://goo.gl/forms/sfbomXlmm4tZZI8B3
As campus culture is taking a shift towards the mindful, CMU Fit, CaPS, Dining Services, Health Promotions, and the College of Fine Arts are bringing Carnegie Mellon’s first Mind Body Spirit summit to campus. A huge variety of wellness activities will be available to participants throughout the day. Register by Feb. 3 to secure your spot! A full schedule of events can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/984963054939175/permalink/985024711599676/