This weekend: Living on the Fringe

Pittsburgh Fringe Festival

If you are looking for experimental plays, one-person shows and performance art without a filter, the second annual Pittsburgh Fringe Festival comes to the North Side this weekend, May 8-10. If you are anything like me, I hadn’t heard about the Fringe last year when it took place in Shadyside. And, like so many of the more subversive events I find so fascinating in this city, I found out through old school word-of-mouth. So, after doing my own research, becoming involved and now preparing to … [Read more...]

Vinyl in Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh Profiles Visits Jerry’s Records and Galaxie Electronics

Jerry's Records

A link to this new video series was shared on the Pittsburgh reddit page over the weekend.  This short, 7 minute video, offers a look at Jerry's Records and Galaxie Electronics - both are located at 2136 Murray Avenue in Sq. Hill.  The video series doesn't have a website yet but you can keep an eye on The Cut website for updates. Pittsburgh Profiles // Vinyl in Pittsburgh from Jordan Sucher on Vimeo. … [Read more...]

Made in Pittsburgh: Gandy Bars

gandybar

A Gandy Bar, is definitely not a candy bar - but is a whole lot of fun.  A Gandy bar is a three stringed instrument that is a cross between a dulcimer and a guitar.  Each gandy bar is made by hand by Gad and Andy right here in Pittsburgh. You can purchase a complete  Gandy Bar or a kit to make your own Gandy Bar at home. Visit www.GandyBar.com to purchase or stop my the IMadeIt Market today (Saturday, May 24, 2014 - apologies to our email readers who might not see this post till the … [Read more...]

2014 Art All Night is coming to Pittsburgh this weekend

2014 Art All Night Lawrenceville

Art All Night, Pittsburgh's annual free art event, pops up in Lawrenceville this weekend for its 17th year. The completely volunteer-run event is held non-stop from 4pm on Saturday, April 26, 2014 until 2pm on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Never heard of Art All Night? The idea behind the censorship-free, non-juried event is to encourage participation from all types of artists. Everyone is welcome to come, share, and experience a variety of local art and activities. Besides original artwork, … [Read more...]