The murder of French editorial cartoonists was more than a tragic killing, says local cartoonist Rob Rogers.
Masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad, methodically killing 12 people Wednesday, including the editor, before escaping in a car. It was France’s deadliest postwar terrorist attack.
Admit it: as much as you want your kids to love football and the Steelers franchise, sometimes the games can be a huge snooze-fest for the younger crowd. Take their desires to heart and consider sending them packing to a fun, kid-friendly event in the Pittsburgh area.
Some area museums are offering free admission this weekend. This Saturday is the Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live.
Each year since 1954, one cartoonist receives the highest award, known as the Reuben.
Feast your senses on the five weirdest museums in Pittsburgh.
Video game lovers are hoping to raise money for local children’s organizations by, well, playing video games.
Besides curating comic books and comics, Joe Wos, director of Pittsburgh’s Toonseum, also enjoys making maze puzzles- you know, those puzzles where you start with your pencil at the beginning and follow the lines until you come to the end?
A trip to the museum is far from a stodgy affair in Pittsburgh. Check out some of the most unusual museum exhibits this fall in the old Steel City for history with a side of some serious fun. The choices range from Dracula to steel mills and from World’s Fairs to inflatable tunnels.
The Toonseum in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District is not to be confused with the “Bat Cave.” But executive director Joe Wos is preparing an exhibit reminiscent of Batman’s hideaway.
Pittsburgh is home to many museums, but nestled (appropriately) into the Cultural District of Downtown Pittsburgh, is a museum like no other. ToonSeum showcases cartoon and comic Book Art, and if its growing fan base is any indication, they are clearly onto something.
It all starts with a turn of the creaky old wheel – that triggers the giant catapult and the massive teeter totter that hurls bowling balls into the air.
The ToonSeum, located in the Pittsburgh’s Cultural District, is an art gallery for all ages. Their current exhibit, Superheroes: Icons & Origins, runs to the end of July. It explores the origins of some of the best-known and most beloved comic heroes of the twentieth century.
Looking for something special to do with dad this Sunday? We put together a few suggestions on some great ways to spend Father’s Day (some places are even offering free admission for dads!).
From pop art like the works of Andy Warhol to the marble Hall of Sculpture at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh is home to a host of world-class museums.