OpenPGH – Code for America – Pittsburgh Brigade

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I have been meaning to write a post about the last Code for America Pittsburgh Brigade Meetup which was held at the Studio for Creative Inquiry in February.  But is has been a busy month - I promise I will write more about my experience attending the StartingBloc fellowship in Los Angeles at the beginning of march.  I have lots of ideas to share. At the February meetup the group decided to call the Code for America Pittsburgh chapter (other cities use the term brigade - so you will often see … [Read more...]

Networking Organizations for Women in Pittsburgh

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Just a quick post to let you know about a list that I have put together and published on the c-leveled blog.  Click here to see a list of women's networking organizations and meetup groups in the Pittsburgh area.  If you know of any other organizations that should be on the list - please leave a comment on the c-leveled blog and I will update the post.   Related articles Busted: Pulitzer winners in Pittsburgh this week (andrewcconte.wordpress.com) Pittsburgh Meetup members use the … [Read more...]

See Pittsburgh Batman at the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater – March 20-22, 2014

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Not going to see Pittsburgh Batman is one of my biggest regrets of 2013.  Pittsburgh Batman is a play that was performed last year at Bricolage Theater. Back by popular demand, Pittsburgh Batman will be at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater this weekend.  There are only 3 performances and I'm sure this will be a sell out again. Pittsburgh Batman is the brain child of Lord Grunge and Jackson who hail from Pittsburgh, but are often traveling as the dou Grand Buffet.  I have the good fortune of … [Read more...]

International Premiere of ‘Madame Presidenta: Why Not U.S.?’

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I know the tickets for the premier are expensive but I wanted to share this because this film was made by a Pittsburgh resident and I know there will be more screenings of the film to come. Check out the trailer and be sure to follow @wgfpa for updates. ‘Madame Presidenta: Why Not U.S.?’, a documentary exploring the role of women in global politics, was inspired by Arnet’s grandmother, the late Vivian Goldstein, whose own mother marched as a suffragette advocating for women to achieve … [Read more...]