Pitt-starter is our occasional series about local crowdfunding projects on websites like Kickstarter. You can see our past Pitt-starter posts here.
Pittsburgh artist and author (and DJ) Matthew Buchholz is running a Kickstarter campaign to fund his new Pittsburgh Alternate Histories Book, “Pittsburgh in Olden Times.” Buchholz published Alternate Histories of The World in 2013; the book is available on the Alternate Histories website and Amazon (pro tip – if you order the book from the Alternate Histories website you will receive a signed or personalized copy from the author).
Not familiar with the book? You may have seen some… Read the rest
Do you like to dance but hate to stay up late? In Bed by Ten is the answer to all of your dance party scheduling problems.
What is In Bed By Ten?
Each month, In Bed By Ten hosts a dance party at Spirit in Lawrenceville. There is a $5 cover charge that is donated to a local nonprofit. DJ MB plays the best, most danceable songs from 6-9pm, by 9:30 pm you are on your way home and can be tucked into bed at the reasonable hour of 10 pm.
Last year, In Bed by Ten, raised over $16,000… Read the rest
If basketball isn’t your thing, there are some other interesting ways to join in on the March Madness craze this year. Pittsburgh artists and author, Matthew Buchholz, has been sharing monsters through his creative cards and prints which you may have spotted around town. Buchholz is bringing the big monsters to the bracket with March Monster Madness, a daily match-up of famous monsters and zombies face off each day to see who will move to the next round. Each weekday you can vote for the winner of each battle on the Alternate Histories website. Share your thoughts on your pick… Read the rest