I just learned about this event from a friend who were kind enough to spread the word. I love event posters. I love printed things. Screen printing, digital printing, woodcut printing. I have long been wanting to start a series of blog posts about events with beautiful posters.
Paul’s Print Store is having a grand opening in Lawrenceville on Friday. The Paul of Paul’s Print Store is Paul Roden, one half of the duo that founded Tugboat Printshop. Tugboat Printshop makes hand carved woodcut prints. You may have seen their work hanging around Pittsburgh, or some of the posters they… Read the rest
The authors of Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign, will be in Pittsburgh for a free lecture at the Carnegie Library Lecture hall on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.
Tickets for the lecture are free and the event will be followed by a book signing with White Whale Bookstore at 8pm.
Visit the PublicSource Facebook event for more details.
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There have been a lack of movies, especially documentary films, to see in Pittsburgh this summer. With the Regent Square theater closed for repairs (does anyone know if/when it will reopen?), there have been even fewer options.
The 1st annual Pittsburgh Underground Film Festival #reelqPUFF is happening this weekend and has a line up of several interesting documentaries.
The film festival starts on Friday with a screening of the documentary Ovarian Psycos. Ovarian Psycos is a bicycle brigade in Los Angeles that supports women of color. The brigade started in 2010 in the Boyle Heights neighborhood and the documentary premiered… Read the rest
Photo credit: Councilwoman Kail Smith.
I have been saving this post about the Duquesne Incline for May 20. Today is the actual birthday of the Duquesne Incline, 140 years ago (May 20, 1877) the Duquesne Incline opened to the public. The Duquesne Incline as well as the Monongahela Incline are both still operate daily. Riding the incline and viewing Pittsburgh from Mt. Washington are staples on things to do when you visit Pittsburgh lists the incline image is one that is frequently featured in Pittsburgh photos.
I’d like to think I know about some of the best place to see… Read the rest
This is one of this historic things about Pittsburgh that I think is so fascinating that I assume everyone knows. But I am amazed how many people don’t know that the new(ish) bar in the basement of the William Penn Hotel which is named Speakeasy, really was a speakeasy back in the day.
I love old hotels. I love visiting old hotels. I love the book “Eloise,” which is about a girl who grew up in the Plaza hotel in New York city. I love the stories about the New Yorkers who lived in the Plaza hotel for years. (Check… Read the rest