Free Festivals, Free Movies, Free Yo La Tengo Concert – Radio Round Up – July 30, 2010

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The Clarks @ The Fayette County Fair

  • Every Friday Nights at Salsa night at the Cabaret at Theater Square
  • 10-10:30 Salsa Lessons
  • 10:30-1:30 am Salsa Dancing
  • Friday, July 30 – Los Ciegos Del Barrio from NYC – literally translates to “the Blind Boys from the Hood.” Together since 1997, most of the band members are legally blind and perform Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cumbia, Reggaeton and Rock music in English and Spanish.
  • Learn more about Salsa dancing in Pittsburgh at SalsaPittsburgh.com

Blues, Pool Parties, Free Scuba Lessons, Vintage Car Racing – Radio Round Up – July 23, 2010

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Here is the list of things we talked abbout on WDVE this morning. You can hear our weekend picks most Friday mornings at 6:45 on 102.5FM.

Pittsburgh Blues Festival

  • Benefits Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday (July 23-25, 2010) @ Hartwood Acers
  • Friday is FREE with a donation of a bag of groceries to the Food Bank
  • Saturday + Sunday, July 24-25, 10am-4pm
  • Lessons take 45-60mins
  • Bring a towel, they will supply the wet suits
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  • Saturday, July 24, 2010 @ The Union Project
  • Day long workshop for anyone interested in starting/running a small business
  • Lots of info about using the web and social media to promote your business
  • Here is a chance to see where your food comes from
  • Saturday, July 24, 2010 10am-6pm
  • $10 per car load gets you in to visit 20+ farms in Western PA

STARPARTY2(Empty) Pool Parties – 2 Parties in the Leslie Park Swimming Pool, Lawrenceville

  • Surfs Up on Saturday, July 24, 6pm – $5  Music in the deep end of the pool – Enjoy the sounds of 1960s surf rock from DJ Zombo and other bands from Pittsburgh and Hunstville, Alabama
  • Deep Sky Star Party on Sunday, July 25, 8-11pm – telescopes, star gazing and star mappers from Google will be there showing you how to find those constellations you can’t ever seem to find again.

History, Mystery, Horses Trading, Festivals and Free Ice Cream – Radio Round Up – July 16, 2010

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Here is the list of things we talked abbout on WDVE this morning. You can hear our weekend picks most Friday mornings at 6:45 on 102.5FM

Public Record- new arts collaboration based on  Pittsburgh crime reports from the 19th Century

  • new living art project based on crime reports from 19th Century Pittsburgh
  • Listen to local artists retell the stories on the spot where they occurred by cell phone or iphone app
  • Launches at the Gallery Crawl on Fri. July 16 @ 937 Liberty Ave Gallery

Whiskey Rebellion Weekend

  • Woodville Plantation, Bridgeville PA – you can revisit Western PA as it was in the late 1700s
  • Sat. July 17, 3pm – 1.5 mile walk from Bower Hill to Whiskey Point
  • Sun. July 18, Noon-5 – Whiskey Rebellion Day

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Tattoos, Mini Ponies, Devo, Joe Grushecky, Stephen Foster (Radio Round Up – July 9, 2010)

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Here is the list of things we talked abbout on WDVE this morning. You can hear our weekend picks most Friday mornings at 6:45 on 102.5FM.

Links

  • Whatever It Takes –coming this fall – a gallery show of Pittsburgh sports memorabilia – share your photos of Pittsburgh sports t-shirts, tattoos and more.  Read more about the project on the Post-Gazette blog here.
  • PSAMP – Pittsburgh Sports and Mini Ponies – check out the Great Moments in Unlicensed Pittsburgh Sports Merch posts here

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  • Devo @ Trib Ampitheater
  • Friday, June 9, 2010, doors 5:30, show 7pm

Killer Joe – Joe Grushecky Goes to the Theater

  • Killer Joe is a play about a family that hires a hit man
  • 2 performances left
  • Friday and Saturday Night, 8pm @ the New Hazlett Theater
  • Live music by Joe Grushecky
  • Saturday night Night Closing Party with Performance by Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers

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Summer Means Moving the Music into the Streets – Radio Round Up, June 25, 2010

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Here is the list of things we discussed on WDVE this morning. You can hear our weekend picks most Friday mornings at 6:45 on 102.5FM.

Oakmont Greek Food Festival

  • Holy Dormition in Oakmont
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Steeltown Stock Poster Party

  • Posters – Pittsburgh Style – posters printed in and inspired by Pittsburgh curated by Steeltown Anthem
  • Closing party – Friday, June 25 @C SPACE Collective, 4823 Penn Avenue
  • Lots of affordable posters for sale too

Shadow Lounge 10th Birthday Celebration

  • Shadow Lounge celebrates 10 years!
  • Friday 4pm-2am, Saturday 2pm-2am
  • Friday and Saturday block party – bands in the street and inside the lounge
  • amazing line up of bands, musicians artists and DJs
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Non Stop Shopping in Lawrenceville

  • Big Neighborhood Yard Sale – Fisk, Main and 40th Streets
  • Lawrenceville Little Flea
  • Handmade in Marriage – unique wedding vendors and gifts at Wildcard

Venture Outdoors Family Festival in Mellon Park

  • Saturday, June 25 – Noon-4pm
  • Free festival for the entire family
  • food, music and outdoor activities like climbing walls and gps scavenger hunts

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