Thu., April 4Radiate at Up There (upstairs at There Ultra Lounge). 9 p.m.-12 a.m. 931 Liberty Ave., Downtown. $5. 18 and up. facebook.com/931upthere – Head to Radiate, a new monthly dance party hosted by Up There. Presented by Lazlo Productions, the event invites GLBTQIA partiers (ages 18 and up) to meet new people on the dance floor. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available.
Fri., April 5ICON: Kim Petras hosted by Bambi at Element. 10 p.m. 5744 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside. Free. elementpgh.com – Local drag artist Bambi hosts a night honoring pop star and transgender advocate Kim Petras at Element. Dance to the sound of modern-day divas, including Petras, Charli XCX, Lizzo, and more. At midnight, enjoy a drag show starring Bambi, Sequoia, Helen Back, and Phoenix Fatale.
The Mayday Get Down at Unblurred. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. 5120 Penn Ave., Garfield. Free. pennavenue.org/unblurred - Stop by the Mayday Get Down during the monthly Garfield gallery crawl Unblurred. The event includes DJs spinning funk and hip-hop, a dance floor, and live music by the Mayday Brass Band. There are also empanadas, drinks, and cheap desserts. The event is described as serving to uplift and celebrate immigrants and workers, and join people in solidarity “against the white supremacist forces that dehumanize and pin us against each other.” It will also raise funds to create more protest art for Mayday.
Sat., April 6Sensory Friendly Silent Disco at The Warhol. 6–10 p.m. 117 Sandusky St., North Side. $8-12. warhol.org – The Warhol presents a special silent disco experience designed for those with autism spectrum disorders and sensory sensitivities. Slip on some wireless headphones and groove to music by DJ Naeem, who also takes requests. Co-presented with The Pittsburgh Center for Autistic Self-Advocacy and Autism Connection of Pennsylvania, Sensory Friendly Silent Disco is open to teens and families from 6–8 p.m. and is 21 and over after 8 p.m.
'90s Nite for Penn Plaza Support and Action at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $5 before 11 p.m./$7 after. belvederesultradive.com - Belvedere's Ultra-Dive used its monthly 90s Nite to focus on local housing justice. DJ Thermos and Sean MC play a selection of hip-hop, pop, R&B, grunge, and other hits from the 1990s. Half of the door proceeds from the night will go towards Penn Plaza Support and Action, a coalition of residents, organizations, and volunteers mobilizing to provide support for displaced Penn Plaza residents and to take action for housing justice across Pittsburgh.
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Wed., April 3
G'd Up & Teched Out with Keebs, Drish, and Vice City Boys at The Goldmark. 10 p.m. 4517 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Free. thegoldmark.com
Thu., April 4
Dance Dance Party Party at Better. a studio for you. 7-8 p.m. 730 Brookline Blvd., Brookline. $10 suggested donation or pay-what-you-can. facebook.com/betterstudioforyou
Coven with DJ Josey at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Free. belvederesultradive.com
Home with Eric Justin and Tony Ruiz at The Goldmark. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. 4517 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Free. thegoldmark.com
Fri., April 5
Pandemic: Battle of Santiago Live with DJ SMI and Pandemic Pete at Brillobox. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4104 Penn Ave, Bloomfield. $10. brilloboxpgh.com
Nicki Nite at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $5. belvederesultradive.com
Four-Year Anniversary Party at Spirit. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 242 51st St., Lawrenceville. $5/$8 after 11 p.m. spiritpgh.com
MESH: Fana and Dana at 3577 Studios. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. 3577 Bigelow Blvd., Polish Hill. $10. 3577studios.com
Jellyfish at P Town. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. 4740 Baum Blvd., Oakland. Free. ptownbar.com
Sat., April 6
Title Town at Spirit. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 242 51st St., Lawrenceville. $7. spiritpgh.com
Hot Mass with Forest Drive West and Aaron Clark at Club Pittsburgh. 11:59 p.m. - 7 a.m. 1139 Penn Ave, Strip District. $10. clubpittsburgh.com
Tue., April 9
Request Nite with DJ Joanie B at Howlers. 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 4509 Liberty Ave., Bloomfield. Free. howlerspittsburgh.com
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