On a late August evening, the rooftop of the Theater Square Garage in Downtown Pittsburgh will glow with the flickering lights of a Hollywood classic.
The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and The Andy Warhol Museum are teaming up with Pittsburgh Filmmakers to present a special edition of the PDP’s popular Rooftop Shindig series highlighted by a screening of the 1932 Greta Garbo and Ramon Novarro spy thriller, “Mata Hari” (1932).
On Tuesday, August 29 (rain date August 30), Pittsburghers are invited for a free evening, featuring the classic film, food and themed cocktails, and vintage fashion market curated by Second Shift Crafters. Vendors include: 100% Polyverse, Black Lodge Vintage, Calf Paths of the Mind, Collectors Crypt, Great Stuff, Hip Modern Soap, Lucky's Cane and Grog, Most Wanted Fine Arts, North Ave Candles, Shindig Alley, Sub Rosa Pgh, The Bluest Hatter, U'Niki An'Tiki, Vintage Alley, Who New? and The Warhol Store. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m., entertainment begins at 6:00 p.m. and the movie will be shown at dusk. Guests are encouraged to bring their own seating or blanket though a limited number of stadium chairs will be available for purchase.
Entertainment: Phat Man Dee, a local jazz cabaret singer and part-time sideshow marvel will be joined by some of her most colorful coterie to provide an evening of Warholian entertainment.
Rooftop Shindigs are made possible with the support of ALCO Parking, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 91.3 WYEP & 90.5 WESA FM. The “Andy Warhol: Stars of the Silver Screen” exhibition is generously supported by Cadillac.