Saturday at The Warhol – In Discussion: Yasumasa Morimura

Looking for something to do this weekend?  Our friends at the blog, Treading Art, have put together another awesome list of things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend — light up night, Helltown Brewing dinner and more — check out the whole Weekend Treadings list here.

Yasumasa-Morimura-Theater-of-the-Self-at-AWM-2013-0001In Discussion: Yasumasa Morimura

Opportunities like this don’t come often! Get to meet the faces behind the museum and listen to Warhol Director, Eric Shiner, Warhol Curator, Nicholas Chambers, Asst. Archivist, Cindy Lisica, and Asst. Prof., Charles Exley give perspective on the work of Japanese artist Morimura (the Cindy Sherman of Japan).

The Warhol Theater @ 117 Sandusky St – North Shore

Saturday November 23, 2013 – 4pm // FREE w. admission

Obscure/Reveal: Opening Reception at James Street Gallery

Looking for something to do this weekend?  Our friends at Treading Art are recommending the Obscure/Reveal Opening at James Street Gallery.

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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


Soup & Art at Soup N’At on Sunday

Looking for something to do this weekend?  Our friends at Treading Art have put together another awesome list of things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend – Christmas Draft Invasion at Sharp Edge in McMurray, Deutschtown Pub Crawl, and much more – check out the whole Weekend Treadings list here.

The choice event for this week is Soup N’At on Sunday.

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How it works – $10 gets you a meal and a ballot to vote on the best artist proposal of the night. We expect that some of our favorite local artists should be in attendance.

Union Project @ 801 N Negley Ave – Highland Park

6-8:30pm // $10 // BYOB or cash beer


The Treading Art folks have put together an awesome series of events called Discover Pittsburgh.  The series kicks off this evening and runs through Monday.  If you haven’t yet been to see the Maxo Vanka murals – this is a MUST DO!!!! – Lindsay


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Join us for the kickoff of DISCOVER PITTSBURGH and  become enthralled by video installations from three local artists, oodle at handmade furniture (also of local origin), dance, lounge in oversized bean bags, drink, eat chocolate, and catch a gander of  Kurt Hentschlager’s riveting Hive on the second floor!

Wood Street Galleries, 3rd Floor @ 601 Wood Street – Cultural District

7-11pm // FREE

Join us at round two as we celebrate the new and old diversity of East Liberty and it’s many entrepreneurs. For the full lineup beyond pig roast, drum circles and live graffiti have a look here where you can also print out a map + itinerary!

Surrounding the intersection of Penn Ave & Highland Ave – East Liberty

12-4pm // FREE

Coming full circle we’ll explore Radiant Hall, the impressive and newly opened artist studios. Also on hand will be Morgan Erina of Broken Fences who will coo you with original tunes and covers, light brunch fare from La Gourmandine and mid-afternoon bubbly + sangria.

Radiant Hall @ 4514 Plummer St – Lawrenceville

11am-2pm // FREE


Lastly we wrap up in the wonderful community of Millvale where captivating guide Aaron Ciarkowski will give you the insiders tour of these sensational and historic murals.

St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church @ 24 Maryland Ave – Millvale

10am & 11:30am // FREE


Pittsburgh Zine Fair & Weekend Treadings


Treading Art has been putting together an amazing list of weekend events around Pittsburgh.  Each week we feature one of the events from their Weekend Treadings list.

This weeks Treader’s Choice event is the Pittsburgh Zine Fair on Sunday at the Union Project.  Check out all of Treading Art suggestions for this weekend here.

Whether you’re into zines, cool affordable art or just want to meet some new and interesting people, we suggest you head over to The Union Project and do all three! But first, check out HOMUNCULUS reading at Assemble on Saturday evening.

Pittsburgh Zine Fair
Sunday, September 22nd
The Union Project @ 801 N Negley Ave – Highland Park
2-8pm // FREE

You can read more about the 2013 Pittsburgh Zine Fair over on Geek Pittsburgh.