Week in Photos: May 22-28, 2022 – Pittsburgh: In Focus

The week in pictures in Pittsburgh and its surroundings seen through the eyes of our photojournalists. Check back regularly as we update our region throughout the week.

Hill Dance Academy and Theater (HDAT) student Naomi Shaviss, 17, of Wilkins, rear, and DaLynn Moore, front, 17, of Wilkinsburg, perform in an immersive dance concert , the organization’s first live performance for an audience since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic, at the premises of the pre-professional dance academy at the old campus of St. Benedict the Moor parish, which they moved into in 2021, on Sunday, May 22, 2022, in the Hill District. (Alexandra Wimley/Post Gazette)
Police and SWAT officers work at a scene on Memory Lane in the Hill District, Sunday, May 22, 2022. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
The Pittsburgh Buddhist Center Children’s Choir performs a song about the birth of the Buddha during a celebration of Vesak, a Buddhist festival celebrating the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha, which was organized by eight local Buddhist organizations , on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at the Pittsburgh Buddhist Center in West Deer. (Alexandra Wimley/Post Gazette)
Buddhist monks ceremoniously pour water that has been blessed into Deer Creek during the celebration of Vesak, a Buddhist festival celebrating the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha, which was organized by eight local Buddhist organizations, the Sunday, May 22, 2022, at the Pittsburgh Buddhist Center in West Deer. (Alexandra Wimley/Post Gazette)
Shaler fans cheer on their team during the Steelers’ inaugural Girls’ Flag Football Championship Tournament, Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Heinz Field on the North Shore. (Emily Matthews/Post Gazette)
Moon’s Larissa McGowan and Shaler’s Sara Bartolowits tackle the ball during the Steelers Girls Flag Football Championship game Sunday, May 22, 2022 at Heinz Field on the North Shore. (Emily Matthews/Post Gazette)
Moon’s Larissa McGowan falls to the ground as she attempts to avoid Shaler’s Maria Buckshaw during the Steelers Girls Flag Football Championship game Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Heinz Field on the North Shore. (Emily Matthews/Post Gazette)
Shaler’s Hannah Warren tries to get the ball past Moon during the Steelers Girls Flag Football Championship game Sunday, May 22, 2022 at Heinz Field on the North Shore. (Emily Matthews/Post Gazette)
Shaler’s Maria Buckshaw passes the ball past Moon during the Steelers Girls Flag Football Championship game on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at Heinz Field on the North Shore. (Emily Matthews/Post Gazette)
Moon’s Kenzie Sikorski and Cam Poliak (16) have a chest bump after a play against Shaler during the Steelers Girls Flag Football Championship game Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Heinz Field on the North Shore. (Emily Matthews/Post Gazette)
Moon’s players react to the camera during the championship game against Shaler on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Heinz Field on the North Shore. (Emily Matthews/Post Gazette)
From left, Amazen Robinson de Moon, Cam Poliak and Emily Lescallette celebrate after finishing second in the Steelers Girls’ Flag Football Championship Tournament on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at Heinz Field on the North Shore. (Emily Matthews/Post Gazette)
Shaler players celebrate after their championship win over Moon on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Heinz Field on the North Shore. (Emily Matthews/Post Gazette)
Shaler players celebrate after their championship win over Moon on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Heinz Field on the North Shore. (Emily Matthews/Post Gazette)
Cardinals shortstop Tommy Edman steals second base against Pirates shortstop Rodolfo Castillo during the first inning, Sunday, May 22, 2022, at PNC Park. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Pirates manager Derek Shelton pulls starting pitcher Bryse Wilson out of the game against the Cardinals in the second inning, Sunday, May 22, 2022, at PNC Park. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Cardinals left fielder Corey Dickerson shoots a ball hit by Pirates left fielder Ben Gamel in the third inning, Sunday, May 22, 2022, at PNC Park. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Cardinals shortstop Tommy Edman scores Pirates first baseman Michael Chavis at second base in the sixth inning, Sunday, May 22, 2022, at PNC Park. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Cardinals teammates congratulate Albert Pujols after hitting a 3-run homer against the Pirates in the ninth inning, Sunday, May 22, 2022, at PNC Park. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)

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