The Downtowner September 19th

Tonight’s the Night: Settlement Engine’s Fashion Week Downtown Runway Show

Tonight’s the night! Our second annual fashion show, The Runway, is finally here. Join us in Market Square at 7:00 p.m. for a cocktail hour and at 8:00 p.m. for the show. The event will showcase 15 local designers and provide them with the opportunity to present their work on a runway.
The Runway is a part of Settlement Engine’s Fashion Week Downtown organized by the Pittsburgh Downtown Community Development Corporation. The PDCDC has made it one of its long-term goals to create and promote a thriving retail district in the downtown area and Fashion Week is one big step towards that goal. Pittsburgh has a flourishing fashion community that is often overlooked, so The Runway’s objective is to highlight these talented local designers.
At the cocktail hour, hors d’oeuvres will be served by Market Street Grocery and alcohol will be provided by both Market Street Grocery and Wigle Whiskey. The show will begin promptly at 8 and will be emceed by the president of Inspiring Lives Magazine, Shellie Hipsky. Come join us tonight in Market Square for a dazzling night of fashion, food, and fun!
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Premier Design Fest Pop-Up Market Tomorrow at the Wintergarden
Don’t miss out on our Design Fest pop-up market happening tomorrow at the Wintergarden! As part of Settlement Engine’s Fashion Week Downtown, the pop-up market gives shoppers access to vendors with all the trending styles that they may see on the runway.
With so many vendors, including Heinz Healey’s, Magnolia on Main, and Shirely Shoppe, you will find everything from clothing to makeup and jewelry to designer bags. There will be food and a cash bar available while you shop so bring your friends and make a whole afternoon of it.
The Design Fest Pop-Up Market will run tomorrow, September 20 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Come take advantage of this unique opportunity to enhance your wardrobe with the latest styles and meet with some of the city’s hottest fashion boutiques!
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Modern Cashmere Classics at Larrimor’s
Kinross Cashmere stands for luxurious, modern cashmere classics for men and women. Renowned for their premium quality and strong social, environmental conscience, they create original products that are inspired by nature, modern in design and crafted to endure.
Pure, natural, soft and sophisticated, Kinross offers effortless elegance and timeless style for every day living. Kinross sweaters, gloves, hats, scarves and wraps are this season’s essentials.
Kinross Cashmere Trunk Show will be held at Larrimor’s at 249 Fifth Avenue from Thursday, September 21 to Saturday, September 23.
The schedule will be as follows:
Thursday: 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Don’t miss out on these exclusive fashions at Larrimor’s this Thursday through Saturday!

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Shop and Spa at Worth New York
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Showroom owner and style strategist of the iconic fashion house Worth New York, Bear Brandegee, will be showing off their luxury women’s wear line as part of the trunk show event on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Styles include their fall and holiday collections with looks ranging from chic causal to cocktail hour. In addition, the Worth New York Showroom will be partnering with Spa Jemawho will be offering chair massages and gift certificates to their store. Treat yourself to a style consultation and get pampered from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 100 Fifth Avenue at the corner of Liberty on the 10th Floor. All major credit cards will be accepted.

Contact Bear at 412-877-0464 for your private appointment.

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Generous Discount at Joe Orlando Trunk Show
Joe Orlando will be promoting their Jack Victor, Trussini, and Samuelsohn lines from 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. this Thursday, September 21. This family owned and operated store has been around since 1981 and specializes in men’s formal wear and accessories. For this one day only, all clothing from these lines will be 20% off!
Be sure to head down to Joe Orlando at 606 Liberty Avenue to revamp your wardrobe for a fraction of the cost!
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Bobby V to Perform for PDCDC’s Newest Initiative, Music City Downtown
Music City Downtown is the Pittsburgh Downtown Community Development Corporation’s newest initiative to increase the music scene in the city. As a part of the 15-minute project, Music City Downtown will contribute to make Downtown a music hub for residents and visitors alike. Come join us monthly at the Penn Society, located on the lower level of Ten Penny on 10th Street and Penn Avenue, where the PDCDC will bring local bands and solo acts to perform.
Music City Downtown’s first performer, Bobby V, will be performing an acoustic set on September 24from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. He has been performing professionally for more than 20 years and covers over 1,000 songs from the 50’s all the way up to current music including genres such as classic rock, southern rock, modern rock, light rock, blues, folk, bluegrass, and country.
Be sure to join us at Penn Society on September 24 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy the growth of the music scene in Downtown Pittsburgh.
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Music City Downtown Weekly Calendar
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Thursday, September 21 – Tania Grubbs from 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Friday, September 22 – DJ Malls Spins Vinyl from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday, September 22 – Trudy Holler from 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Saturday, September 23 – Peg Wilson from 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Backstage Bar
Tuesday, September 19 – Travlnt 5:00 p.m.
Friday, September 22 – Thomas Wendt 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 23 – The Eclectics 5:00 p.m.
Eddie V’s 
Tuesday, September 19 – Jenny Wilson Trio 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 20 – Daniel May Trio 6:00 p.m. –  10:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 21 – Reggie Watkins Quartet 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday, September 22 – Alex Peck Trio 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 23 – Tania Grubbs Quartet 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 24 – Alex Peck Trio 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Monday, September 25 – Daniel May Trio 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Howl at the Moon 
Live music on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Fridays at 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 21- Tania Grubbs 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Friday, September 22 – DJ J Malls 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday, September 22 – Trudy Holler 8:00 p.m. – midnight
Saturday, September 23 – Peg Wilson 8:00 p.m. – midnight
Olive or Twist
Live music every ThursdayFriday, and Saturday at 9:00 p.m.
Revel + Roost
Friday, September 22 – Aris Paul from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Rivers Casino
Thursday, September 21 – Scott and Rosanna 7:00 p.m.
Friday, September 22 – Jeff Jimerson Duo 9:00 p.m.
Friday, September 22 – The Bill Henry Band 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 23 – Darryl and Kim 9:00 p.m.

Salsa and Bachata nights at Seviche every Tuesday – 10:00 – 1:00 a.m. and a live DJ every Friday from 10:00 p.m.

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Downtown Events this Week:
The Runway, Market Square, 7:00 p.m.
The Reel Story – Free Movie!, Carnegie Library Downtown & Business Branch, 12:15 p.m.
Travlin’, Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 5:00 p.m.
Design Fest Pop-Up Market, Wintergarden at PPG Place, 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Carnegie Knits & Reads , Carnegie Library Downtown & Business Branch, 4:30 p.m.
Nathan Carter Debut American Tour, Byham Theater, 7:00 p.m.
Trunk Shows, Multiple Locations (Worth New York at 100 Fifth AvenueLarrimor’s at 249 Fifth Avenue, and Joseph Orlando at 606 Liberty Avenue), through 8:00 p.m.
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Portfolio Show1:00p.m., The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
FRIDAY, 9/22
TechnoVation Fashion Preview, Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Gallery Crawl – Welcome Home at Future Tenant, 5:30p.m., Future Tenant Art Space
Hobbit Day 5k, Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania, 7:00 a.m.
Katie Westbrook 5k and Dog Walk, Duquesne University School of Law, 9:00 a.m.
SUNDAY, 9/24
AACSB Annual Accreditation Conference, Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh, 8:00 a.m.
Ongoing Events
Settlement Engine’s Fashion Week Downtown 2017, Sep 18 – Sep 22, Multiple Locations
Penn Brewery Oktoberfest, Sep 15 – 17 & Sep 22 – 24, Penn Brewery, September 15 – 17 and September 22 – 24
Sant-Saens Thundering Organ Symphony, Sep 22 – Sep 24, Heinz Hall, September 22 – 24
Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District, The Cultural District, through September 21, 2018
All About the Burgh, the Culture to Ketchup Tour!, Station Square, through October 31st
Live Music Fridays at Backstage Bar, Backstage Bar at Theater Square, Fridays through October 20th
Art of Facts – Uncovering Pittsburgh Stories Exhibition, Heinz History Center, through January 14