Pittsburgh Happenings: January 16-22

This week in Pittsburgh covers all types of events, from a family outing to little alone time to reflect and plan. Begin the week with an inspiring presentation about Taylor Swift from an event industry professional. Then end the week with a tour of the city skylines and dinner on the famous Gateway Clipper. What could be better?

Muhammad Zaman stands beside a lab table filled with supplies in a blue shirt and tie.
Photo courtesy of City of Asylum

We Wait for a Miracle with Muhammad Zaman

City of Asylum and Virtual, January 16

City of Asylum welcomes author Muhammad Zaman to share his recently released work We Wait for a Miracle: Health Care and the Forcibly Displaced. His book shares poignant stories across continents to highlight the health care experiences of refugees and forced migrants.


9 different colored photographs of women arranged in a grid to advertise the Taylor Swift presentation in Pittsburgh.
Photo courtesy of MPI Pittsburgh

MPI Pittsburgh Presents: Event Planning Advice as told by Taylor Swift Songs

City Winery, January 17

Join prominent event industry professional Kate Patay through a journey of experiences and lessons that can be learned from singer Taylor Swift. Learn how her lyrics can help you achieve your wildest dreams in business and in life.


Four people sit around a table in the Greer Cabaret Lounge in Pittsburgh enjoys various drinks in low lighting.
Photo courtesy of Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Broadway Trivia

Lounge at the Greer Cabaret, January 17

Buzz Worthy Pub Trivia hosts a night of Broadway trivia across decades of shows in the beautiful Greer Cabaret Lounge. Gather a team of friends or family and compete in five rounds of questions. Try your best to “seize the day” and take the crown!


The bar at Space Bar in PIttsburgh has bartenders hard at work on the right side and people enjoying drinks on the left side with a big moon light overhead.
Photo by Kylie Thomas

Drag Queens in Outer Space Bingo

Space Bar, January 18

Hosts and Drag Queens, Luna and Indi take you on a cosmic journey like no other. Brace yourself for a stellar evening filled with laughter, incredible cocktails, and of course, bingo. Don’t worry if you’re new to bingo, they’ll make sure you have a blast no matter if you win or lose.


Three people wait for another person to pour them a glass of wine inside the Gateway Clipper in Pittsburgh
Photo courtesy of the Gateway Clipper

Captain’s Dinner Tour and Cruise

The Gateway Clipper Fleet, January 20

Looking for a fun and unique evening out in Pittsburgh? Come aboard the Gateway Clipper for a fabulous dinner and equally fabulous views of the city skyline. Start off with a buffet of strip loin, chicken breast, cheese tortellini, and much more. Then, dance the evening away to live DJ entertainment.

Check out the other events that we’re excited for this month!

Story by Kylie Thomas

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