Four Things To Do This Week

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This week: Oscar season kicks off and one of the best musicals of all time visits Pittsburgh!   Steel City Poetry Slam Tuesday, ~9:30p, $5 Shadow Lounge, Shadyside The Steel City Poetry Slam is held on the third Tuesday of every month at the Shadow Lounge on Baum Blvd. Sign up sheet goes out usually […]

Shakespere N'at – Sonnet-a-thon

( Image via Wikipedia If Shakespeare is your thing – check out this Sonnet-a-thon.  I have to say my first reaction to even the word Shakespeare is to run quickly in the other direction – it evokes memories of bad high school english papers.  Reading and writing were not my strength in high school days […]

Keystone Edge Video on Small Press Festival

Last month, OpenThread organized the first Small Press Festival here in Pittsburgh.  OpenThread is a regional arts collective that has been working on events to connect other writers and artists in Western PA.  The Small Press Festival was a month long celebration of the smaller publications here in Pittsburgh including a weekend expo of local […]

The New New Yinzer on Myron Cope, Pork, This American Life, Full House and Phil Collins

The New Yinzer is not a person, it is an online magazine, and it is back with new content. It has been a while since I have heard anything from the New Yinzer folks. I was very happy to hear that the New Yinzer is back with a brand new edition. I am not sure […]