The week in photos: Feb. 22-28

The week in Pittsburgh in pictures as seen through the eyes of our photojournalists.

Pirates pitcher Steven Brault does a headstand during warmups before his team takes on the Red Sox, Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at LECOM Park in Bradenton, Fla. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Jazmine Bailey performs in an inflatable orb during “On the Inside,” an immersive concert hosted by BOOM Concepts, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, at Community Forge in Edgewood. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Gisele Fetterman, Pennsylvania’s second lady, helps her son August, 4, get ready for school, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, at their home in Braddock. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh Allderdice’s Dalen Dugger gathers a rebound over Brashear’s Demetrius Roach, left, and DaQuay Brown during the City League championship, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at the Petersen Events Center in Oakland. Pittsburgh Allerdice beat Brashear, 60-24. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Cynthia Jackson of Morningside, left, holds the hair of Ifeyinwa Uwazie of Monroeville while tying a feathered headpiece known as a Cabeca during a rehearsal with the Pittsburgh Samba Group, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at the Arts in Motion dance studio in Sharpsburg. The group will perform on March 2 at the Carnaval at Casa, a Brazilian carnival celebration that will feature Brazilian food, live samba music and dance performances. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)
Former Pirates catcher Manny Sanguillen acknowledges the crowd after delivering the lineup card next to manager Clint Hurdle before the team takes on the Blue Jays, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, LECOM Park in Bradenton, Fla. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Attorney Sandra Mihok plays with Cheyne Clark, 9, during the Eckert Seamans’ Reading Is FUNdamental Pittsburgh program, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Downtown. Lawyers and staff from the law firm spend their lunch hour every Thursday reading with second grade students from the Manchester Academic Charter School. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Penguin’s Sidney Crosby goofs around during the 11th annual Little Penguins Learn to Play Hockey program, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at the UMPC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry. The program provides free head-to-toe hockey equipment to 2000 youngsters aged 4-9 each year. 100 of the young players won a chance to skate with Crosby. (Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette)
A worker on strike who declined to be identified yells at a temporary worker attempting to cross the picket line to leave the GE Transportation plant, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Erie. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Butler celebrates their 70-68 win against Pine-Richland during a WPIAL semifinal, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at Fox Chapel High School. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Gisele Fetterman, center, Pennsylvania’s second lady, laughs at a joke while folding donated clothing with Free Store volunteers Lena Bradel of Turtle Creek, left, and Melvenia Glover of Braddock at the Free Store, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in Braddock. Fetterman founded the Free Store — a donation-driven shop that provides clothing, food, and other items to people in need — in 2012. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Chartiers Valley girls basketball coach Tim McConnell dances in the locker room with his players after beating Penn Hills, 45-37, during a WPIAL semifinal, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at Fox Chapel High School. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Cameron Gaborek, a sixth-grader at Neil Armstrong Middle School, musses the hair of her new pal Adam Slater, a senior varsity member of the Bethel Park High School hockey team, after the two skated together, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at the Spencer Family YMCA in Bethel Park. The hockey team skates once each year with elementary and middle school students who have disabilities. Slater’s teammates are, from left, Austin Read, senior; Vincent Vituccio, senior; Dimitri Geronimos, freshman; Luke McLinden, junior. (Steve Mellon/Post-Gazette)
Pitt tight ends coach Tim Salem, center, and players celebrate after a tug of war competition during a Pitt football conditioning session, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2019, on the South Side. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Luke Urban of Denver takes an afternoon walk along a pathway cutting through the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Wednesday Feb. 27, 2019, Downtown. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)


Attendees sit in a circle and watch performers on the outside of the circle during “On the Inside”, an immersive concert hosted by BOOM Concepts, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, at Community Forge in Edgewood. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Ara Kocharyan of Krasnodar, Russia, looks to his cast members as he practices on the Chinese pole for Disney on Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, at PPG Paints Arena in Uptown Pittsburgh. “It’s painful even if you’re really good at it,” said Kocharyan of the Chinese pole. The show opens tonight and runs through Sunday. (Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)