Art All Night, Pittsburgh’s annual free art event, pops up in Lawrenceville this weekend for its 17th year. The completely volunteer-run event is held non-stop from 4pm on Saturday, April 26, 2014 until 2pm on Sunday, April 27, 2014.
Never heard of Art All Night? The idea behind the censorship-free, non-juried event is to encourage participation from all types of artists. Everyone is welcome to come, share, and experience a variety of local art and activities.
Besides original artwork, Art All Night features a live auction, various participatory and collaborative activities, live entertainment, and on-site artwork. Children’s activities are available… Read the rest
At this years Art All Night there was a giant time line and vistors were asked to add their Art All Night memories to the board.
Art All Night Timeline
While there were lots of interesting memories stuck on to the board, this post-it note jumped out at me. In case you can’t read the post-it…
Green Note: “Art is everything my parents told me not to do”
Grey Note: “SAME HERE! It’s a damned shame I listened to them. I’m 56 now and finally I’m enjoying art + LIFE”
“Art is everything my parents told me not to do”… Read the rest
So, it might be a little chilly this weekend – but all of these events will be happening rain or shine. Big weekend of things to do in Pittsburgh. Lots of free events. Here is the list of details and links for the events we discussed on WDVE this morning.
Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District
Friday, April 27, 2012. 5:30-9pm. The Cutlural District, Downtown.
Galleries stay open late with free events for the evening. This month the Cultural District is hosting a Dutch Festival.
Full Schedule is available here.
Urban Hike Visits Beechview
Saturday, April 28, 2012. 10 am.… Read the rest
Image by stephjoyous via Flickr
Friday – Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District,
5:30-9pm Galleries, exhibits and more,
check out wedding themed art at Salon Christine
Boca Chica at the Backstage Bar from 5:30-7:30
Shakespeare Sonnet-a-thon / BYOB (Bring Your Own Bard)
Friday, April 23, 2010
Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks and Poets Corner co-host a sonnet and monologue contest to honor the Bard’s 446th birthday.
Actors and non-actors alike can take a crack at their favorite sonnets, songs and soliloquies
Stephen Foster Symposium
Image via Wikipedia
April 23 and 24, 2010 @ University of Pittsburgh
Foster is know as… Read the rest
Image by mknobil via Flickr
Okay, so I am not the biggest elton John fan, but I wasn’t sure how else to title this post to convey the excitement about Saturday Night. Here are 6 great events happening in Pittsburgh. All worthy of your attention. From art to fishing to cake there is something for everyone this Saturday.
Art All Night: Lawrenceville – all art, all night long, Facebook Event
Burnin’ Up: an Earth Day/ Global Warming affair – Music and More to celebrate earth day at Piper’s Pub, Facebook Event
Carp All Night 2010 – All night fishing to… Read the rest