April Arts Preview For PittsburghAlong with the events and performances taking place throughout Pittsburgh, remember that there are gallery crawls taking place, in two art-rich neighborhoods.
GA/GI Festival: From Dirt To DigitalThe Geek Art/Green Innovators (GA/GI) festival returns in April, enlivening the monthly Unblurred event along Penn Avenue. Now in its third year, the festival celebrates and explores the intersection between art, technology and eco practices.
‘Draw Me A Story’: Story Time At The Frick CenterWith dozens of original illustrations on exhibit, as well as a selection of books, <em>Draw Me a Story</em> explores a century in the history of children’s book illustration.
Pittsburgh March Arts PreviewI am looking forward to touring the cultural landscape in Pittsburgh next month. From the cozy reading room at the Carnegie Library to the stages of the Cultural District, our purveyors of the arts are populating that landscape with local talent and national touring groups.
‘Teenie Harris: An American Story’ At The Carnegie MuseumOver the past ten years, there have been several Pittsburgh area exhibits of Teenie Harris’s photographs, ranging from adorning the walls of lobbies and libraries, to galleries in the Cultural District. The August Wilson Center has a continuing exhibit, where Harris’s photographs can be viewed any time.
February Arts PreviewThere are several great options for art lovers in Pittsburgh during February. If you like a little variety in your art diet, step around town to take in a lecture, attend an opening, or just while away an afternoon.
Sweet & Unique Treats For Your ValentineValentine’s Day is the pivotal holiday for couples, a day set aside to demonstrate, through gift and action, the love you feel for the most significant person in your life.
In The Artist’s Studio: Laurie TrokLaurie Trok has assembled her studio, tucked under the eaves of a small rowhouse, with a narrow window providing the only natural light.
Best Holiday Desserts and Pastries in PittsburghIf you don't have the time (or talent) to whip up delicious desserts and pastries for the holidays, you may want to visit one of these local bakeries!
Pittsburgh Winter Arts PreviewWhen holiday schedules wind down next month, it’ll be time to get back to the other events that feed your mind. With so many museums, dance and theater companies, and an active writers’ community, there is always something to satisfy your cultural itch.
Holiday Arts & Craft Shows In PittsburghLooking for a memorable, unique gift? Something extraordinary and beautifully made? Give the gift of art!
Pittsburgh Literary Events In NovemberWhether you like to read, hear, discuss or write, Pittsburgh has a lot to offer on the reading and writing scene!
Local Artist Spotlight: Plein Air Painter Ron DonougheRon Donoughe, who has been painting Pittsburgh landscapes throughout his career, has loosely organized a local group of Plein Air painters.
PIX: Pittsburgh Indy Comics ExpoPittsburgh boasts several outlets for the comics aficionado, including The Toonseum and The Copacetic Comics Company, who are teaming up again this year for PIX: The Pittsburgh Indy Comics Expo.
Drawing From Life: Guide to Figure Drawing in PittsburghWant to build your mental muscles up a bit? Drawing from life, or figure drawing, no matter what your skill level, can help you hone your observation skills.