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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 – http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=112882328741442&index=1
Polish Hill Then and Now
hosted by Polish Hill Civic Association
Saturday, May 1, 2010 11am-1pm
Take a walk through polish hill and learn… Read the rest
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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 sonnets, songs and soliloquies
Stephen Foster Symposium
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April 23 and 24, 2010 @ University of Pittsburgh
Foster is know as… Read the rest
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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 pretty fun.
Join other Shakespeare lovers at Te Cafe in Sq.… Read the rest
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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 Pub, Facebook Event
Carp All Night 2010 – All night fishing to… Read the rest
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 Eat Local Pittsburgh resources centered on making the environment in Pittsburgh a little happier and… Read the rest