Polish Hill, Vintage Scooters, Industial Murals – Round Up – April 30, 2010

Image by IheartPGH via Flickr Kayak Pittsburgh Opens Saturdays and Sundays in May 7 days a week starting June 1 June 5th - Paddle at the Point - help break the world record for most canoes and kayaks on the water - more info at PaddleathePoint.com Pittsburgh Marathon - Neighborhood Festivals Strip District, Larimer, Bloomfield, Oakland and Highland Park Watch the runners, listen to music and enjoy tasty food Facebook Page for Oakland Event … [Read more...]

Art, Carp, Shakespeare and Oh! Susanna – Radio Round Up – April 23, 2010

Image by stephjoyous via Flickr Friday - Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District, 5:30-9pm Galleries, exhibits and more, check out wedding themed art at Salon Christine Boca Chica at the Backstage Bar from 5:30-7:30 Shakespeare Sonnet-a-thon / BYOB (Bring Your Own Bard) Friday, April 23, 2010 Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks and Poets Corner co-host a sonnet and monologue contest to honor the Bard's 446th birthday. Actors and non-actors alike can take a crack at their favorite … [Read more...]

Shakespere N'at – Sonnet-a-thon

( Image via Wikipedia If Shakespeare is your thing - check out this Sonnet-a-thon.  I have to say my first reaction to even the word Shakespeare is to run quickly in the other direction - it evokes memories of bad high school english papers.  Reading and writing were not my strength in high school days and I far preferred calculus and chemistry to anything literature related.  It is still amusing to me that I now spend many hours writing.   But event to a literary novice - this event looks … [Read more...]

Saturday Night, Alright, Alright – 6 great events for Sat. April 24

Image by mknobil via Flickr Okay, so I am not the biggest elton John fan, but I wasn't sure how else to title this post to convey the excitement about Saturday Night.  Here are 6 great events happening in Pittsburgh.  All worthy of your attention.  From art to fishing to cake there is something for everyone this Saturday. Art All Night: Lawrenceville - all art, all night long, Facebook Event Burnin' Up: an Earth Day/ Global Warming affair - Music and More to celebrate earth day at Piper's … [Read more...]

Eat Local: Earth Day Edition

Thanks to everyone who commented on the recent Latin Goes Local at Seviche and Farm to Table, and More posts! Here are the lucky contest winners: Winner of the 2010 EcoCents Green Guide: Becky Utech Gaugler of the Carnegie Museum of Art. Winner of the  Seviche gift certificate: Beautia Dew, a contributing writer for Gastronomic Exploits, a beautifully executed local food blog that I just discovered and fell in love with. Since Earth Day is right around the corner, I wanted to share some great … [Read more...]