Free Good Fridays at The Warhol; Crafthouse Stage & Grill in Baldwin (Fri., 1/4/19)

Warhol’s 1986 self-portrait combined rock-star flash with dark foreboding—notice the weary look. Andy died the next year, having produced an immense body of work. Much of it would go into the Warhol Museum. (Image © Andy Warhol Foundation)

1) Good Fridays at the Warhol is a weekly party at the museum, featuring art exhibits, music, and cocktails in the high temple to Andy Warhol’s numerous talents. Free museum admission courtesy of UPMC Health Plan in January. DJs Gusto and Naeem mix up a variety of R&B, disco, funk, and electronic tracks. 5 – 10 p.m. 117 Sandusky St., North Shore.

2) The “Craft” in Crafthouse Stage & Grill refers to not only craft beer (50 drafts total) but also craft food and craft music. The menu features starters, entrées, burgers, sandwiches, and salads. If tobacco is your vice, the Crafthouse also houses a cigar bar with over 20 cigar offerings. The craft music runs the gamut of local and national bands and D.J. Andy on All Request Thursdays. Most weeks they run four nights of live music. Other entertainment options on site include axe throwing and an escape room. For a list of all events, check the website. The Crafthouse is affiliated with Legacy Lanes, so bowl, work up an appetite, and stop by the restaurant for music and merriment. Hours for Legacy Lanes can be found here. 5024 Curry Rd., Baldwin. (CM)