Preview Screening of Pgh Made Short Films and Videos – Mon. November 25

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The Sprout Fund is a Pittsburgh non-profit that has been giving out grants to project big and small that make this city a better place to live.  This year the Sprout Fund has put together a special round of grants for film and video projects. On Monday, November 25, the public is invited to watch the trailers and vote for their favorites. Afterwards you will have a chance to vote for your favorites.  Voting will be factored into the decision more

Obscure/Reveal: Opening Reception at James Street Gallery

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Looking for something to do this weekend?  Our friends at Treading Art are recommending the Obscure/Reveal Opening at James Street Gallery. Opening: Obscure/Reveal The space is amazing, the people are great and the work is contemporary. Learn up close what it means to be an encaustic painter (hint: hot wax is involved) by viewing the work of ten dynamic artists. James Gallery @ 413 S Main St – West End 6-9pm // FREE   more

Networking With a Few Good Women – Propelle Happy Hour Thursday 11/14

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One of the things that I am occasionally asked about is how to connect with other people in Pittsburgh.  Yes, Pittsburgh often seems like a super friendly place to be, but sometimes – and especially for those who are new to Pittsburgh – it can feel like it is hard to break into a new group of people. If you are looking to connect with some impressive, inspirational, creative women in Pittsburgh – than Propelle is a great place to start. Propelle more

Meet Your New Mayor – Bill Peduto’s Excellent Adventure @ Manor Theater – Mon. 11/11

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Last Tuesday, we went to the ballot box and Bill Peduto was ellected to be the next mayor of Pittsburgh.  One of the reasons why I think Peduto is a great choice for Pittsburgh is the amount of time he spends studying other cities . I  have personally had the opportunity to learn about cities that are similar to Pittsburgh through GLUE (the Great Lakes Urban Exchange).  GLUE was founded by a Pittsburgh native and a Detroit native with the more

Dinner Party on a Boat – Maritime Sets Sail on Thur. 11/14

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Today was one of the first Saturday’s that I realized that Fall/Winter is here.  When the weather is warmer, I tried to spend some time each weekend in a kayak or on a paddleboard.  Today was spent indoors watching a movie. If you haven’t had a chance to check out Pittsburgh from the river – you are missing out.  To get almost anywhere in Pittsburgh, you’ve got to drive next to or across a river (sometimes two).  But it isn’t as east to get more

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