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Sat DEC 9

Carton Wallet Workshop

11am, Free, The Gym

Join Japan's Carton Wallet art collective for a free workshop where you'll make wallets, pen cases and business card cases using corrugated cardboard found across Pittsburgh. Cardboard artist Fuyuki Shimazu will be on hand filming footage for the documentary film tentatively titled From All Corners, directed by Ryusuke Okajima. 

Reserve your spot, as space is limited to 30 people. You can RSVP here

Fri DEC 8

Up and Comin' Mini Grant Musicians Showcase

7pm, Free, The Ballroom

The final showcase of wildly talented local musicians and recipients of The Good Peoples Group and Martin Guitar's Up and Comin' mini grants: Dejah Moneamoon babyStarship MantisMaenads and Jordan Montgomery

Sun DEC 10

A Made + Found Holiday Market

10am, Free, The Gym & The Ballroom

Anemoia Vintage's holiday market is back and bigger than ever, taking over both The Gym and The Ballroom. Grab a bloody mary and shop a selection of over 30 of the area's best boutiques and makers. From vintage dresses to handmade jewelry to bespoke bowtie – holiday gifts galore. See the growing vendor list here.

Fri DEC 8

Lobby Jam with East Liberty Quarters

10pm, Free, Lobby Bar

After our Up and Comin' Musicians Showcase wraps, we'll join local funk supergroup East Liberty Quarters in the Lobby Bar as they play a special DJ set for Ace Hotel Pittsburgh's two year anniversary. 

Sun DEC 24

3rd Annual Christmas Eve on the moon, baby

9pm, Free, Lobby Bar

Join the moon baby and her kissable pianist Jonathan in the Lobby Bar for their third annual Christmas Eve on the moon, baby. It's a night of drag, carols, parodies, high glamour and made up Christmas stories. A brief intermission will allow for a costume change and possible lip gloss touch-up. This event features some adult content.