Yart Sale – Buy Art/Supplies/Baked Goods, Support Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

Buy some art, support Pittsburgh Center for the Arts - this sounds like it will be a great Art Yard Sale! Make a day of it and enjoy Bach Beethoven and Brunch at Mellon park from 10:30-Noon. Join us in the PCA parking lot. Admission and parking are free for this lively, artistic spin on the traditional yard sale. Featuring over 30 individual artists and several PF/PCA departments bringing affordable original works, prints, decorative arts, art books, art supplies, equipment for art making, and … [Read more...]

AIR SUPER-SUMMER-BEACH-FUN-TIME-PARTY

Image by juliekaffe via Flickr AIR = Artist Image Resource - a super awesome resource for anyone interested in printmaking. I taught myself to screenprint in a dark Pittsburgh basement because no one had told me about AIR. This place is a great place to learn about printmaking and screenprinting. AIR is an artist-run organization that integrates the production of fine art printwork with innovative educational programs that explore the creative process. AIR provides print and imaging services … [Read more...]

Support a Pittsburgh Filmmaker, Madagascar and check out Kickstarter

I am really excited to learn about this project that Pittsburgh filmmaker Ben Hernstrom is working on about Madagascar.  Ben has worked on some great films about Pittsburgh.  You can learn more at Ambulantic.com and check out some of his other work on youtube.  Check out the interview with Bike PGH's Scott Bricker and his feature on Modey Lemon. Ben has just set up a page for a film about Madagascar on this great site Kickstarter - I had hoped that someone would create a site like Kickstarter … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Stanley Cup on the South Side

Image via Wikipedia One of the things that I have had the hardest time trying to explain to non-sports fans is what it is like to watch sports in Pittsburgh.  Even if you aren't a sports fan - the sense of community that forms around watching football and hockey playoffs is unique.  Pittsburgh based filmmaker Chris Ivey had his camera out to capture the Penguins Stanley Cup win - the first 45 seconds does a great job of showing what it is like to watch the game with a bar full of fans.  Chris … [Read more...]