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Homewood’s ARThouse Finds A New Home

Hale Street in Homewood at the turn of the 20th century was a neighborhood for middle-class African-American families making decent livings working in the nearby mansions of men who made Pittsburgh an industrial powerhouse.

05/29/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Dave Forstate)

Warhol Museum Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Weekend Party

The Warhol Museum is one place in Pittsburgh where you can take a real “walk on the wild side.”

05/16/2014

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Black History Month: Local Sculptor Uses Art To Benefit Others

A New Castle native who has made Pittsburgh his home is using his commitment and passion to sculpting to benefit non-profit organizations.

02/24/2014

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Andy Warhol’s Brother Passes Away

Paul Warhola, a World War II Navy Veteran and elder brother of the artist Andy Warhol, has died. He was 91.

01/31/2014

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Baldwin Man Turns Love Of Magic Into Successful Career

“I’m just going to weave these cards together and if you watch the ink, it says KD Country four times on the deck of cards.”

09/10/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Dave Forstate)

Artist Paints American Flag Tribute For Sgt. Vitale

Scott LoBaido is not just painting a wall. The artist from Staten Island paints giant American flags for veterans nationwide.

08/08/2013

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South Side Artist Makes Thousands Of Free Paintings

Imagine painting more than 2,000 works of art, then giving them all away.

07/05/2013

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Artist Pleads For Return Of Beloved Dog Statue

There’s a search going on for a beloved statue taken from Pittsburgh’s Uptown.

06/20/2013

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Local Artist’s New Arts Festival Exhibit Shows Wall-To-Wall Creativity

The Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival has a new exhibit this year called “The Art House at the Arts Festival” by local multi-disciplinary artist, Vanessa German.

06/13/2013

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Cartoonist’s 30-Foot, Hand-Drawn Maze Nearing Completion

Cartoonist Joe Wos, owner of the “Toonseum” in Downtown Pittsburgh, is nearing completion of a 30-foot, hand-drawn maze.

11/07/2012

(credit: Susan Constanse)

In The Artist’s Studio: Laurie Trok

Laurie Trok has assembled her studio, tucked under the eaves of a small rowhouse, with a narrow window providing the only natural light.

01/23/2012

Jim Rugg and an image of the PGH skyline drawn with ballpoint pen. (credit: Daniel McCloskey)

Local Artist Spotlight: Jim Rugg

Jim Rugg is a Pittsburgh artist best known for his work in comics. He co-created and drew Street Angel, Afrodisaic with Brian Maruca, and worked for for D.C. Comics on their The Plain Janes series.

01/09/2012

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Maddie Georgi Singing Her Way To Stardom

Today, NewsRadio 1020 KDKA host Rob Pratte introduced to KDKA listeners the vibrate and lively voice of Maddie Georgi.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/27/2011

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Artist Spotlight: Wayno

He may go by simply one name, but Wayno’s portfolio is full of complexities and depth that may surprise the average purveyor of cartoon and comic art. Wayno’s work is nationally recognized, and his client list impressively includes Nickelodeon, Rhino Records, National Geographic, The New York Times and The New Yorker, amongst others. However, he calls the ‘Burgh home, and we’re certainly glad he does!

11/21/2011