Great Lake Swimmers at Schenley Plaza

With any luck these mid-afternoon showers will subside in time for the WYEP Final Friday Concert tonight at Schenley Plaza. The free concert begins at 7pm under the tent and features the Canadian band Great Lake Swimmers. The most notable aspect of this contemplative folk outfit is the haunting vocals of frontman Tony Dekker -- watch his NPR Tiny Desk Concert from June to see what I mean. For more information about other similar music events, check out WYEP.org. Information about events in … [Read more...]

Radio Round Up – August 28, 2009

Image via Wikipedia Most Friday mornings, at the earlt hour of 6:45am, you can listen to me talk to Jim and Randy on the DVE (102.5 FM) Morning Show about what to do in Pittsburgh this weekend. Here is what we talked about this week... Shadyside Arts Festival Walnut Street Saturday 10-9, Sunday 10-5 Oakland Used Furniture Sale Friday and Saturday, 10-8 Atwood Street, Center of Oakland couches, desks, and more for your new apartment Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory The … [Read more...]

12th Annual Shadyside…The Art Festival on Walnut Street

via artfestival.com It is Shadyside Arts Festival Time - this event has gone through some changes over the past few years - I think it is now called the Arts Festival on Walnut St. Walnut Street in Shadyside will be closed to traffic and the street will be filled with artists from around the country. Saturday 10 - 9, Sunday 10-5. More info at Artsfestival.com added via Posterous IheartPGH … [Read more...]

Willy Wonka at the Oaks Theater – Friday and Saturday

via theoakstheater.com Well I am glad to see that this is showing when they are usually showing horror movies because I still think that Willy Wonka is one of the scariest movies ever - the poor kids just want to eat some candy and then they vanish. But if you love this movie then you can head to The Oaks Theater in Oakmont - Friday at 10pm or Saturday at Midnight. They will be showing the original 1971 print. added via Posterous IheartPGH … [Read more...]

Oakland Used Furniture Sale – Friday & Saturday

Image via Wikipedia I think this event is a great idea (we have blogged about it in the past too) because it is a great way for Pittsburgh to reuse and repurpose furniture and dorm things and a great way for new students to save some money fixing up their new Pittsburgh abodes! If you are new in Pittsburgh - or looking for some new furniture - before you make the trip out to Ikea - stop the Oakland Planning and Development Corporations 4th Annual Used Furniture Sale this weekend. 4th Annual … [Read more...]