So much to do in this town, so little time! Here are 25 events around town. Some are from our favorite organizations, many are new organizations hosting launch events, volunteer training and business fairs.
Boundaries: A collection of photographs that explores what holds us back @ Miss L Photography – Friday, September 12 // 7pm
The Pitch (Part of Thrival Festival) @ AlphaLab Gear – Saturday, September 13 // 11am-1pm // @ThrivalFestival @AlphaLabGear
Pittsburgh Brown Mamas Makeup N’ Martini Launch Party @ Alloy Studios – Saturday, September 13 // 5-8pm [Congrats to Brown Mamas on being the most recent Awesome… Read the rest
One of the most interesting tours I have taken in Pittsburgh – also offers a spectacular view. Back in June of 2012 I happened to be at East Liberty Presbyterian Church they day they were offering a tour of the entire church – all the way up to the very top.
I am sure I took some photos of East Liberty from the top of the church, but I can’t find them. It took some digging – but I found one of the photos I tweeted from the tour…
Guess where I took this photo of East Liberty from? pic.twitter.com/KqKPmRwz… Read the rest
While you know that some big blockbuster movies are shot in Pittsburgh, there are quite a few Pittsburghers who are working on their own film project. The Sprout Fund has put together a special round of grants to help some of these local filmmakers finish and promote their films.
The public is invited to watch the trailers here and vote for your favorite films. The deadline for public voting is December 2, 2013. (Take a minute to watch the intro video that The Sprout Fund put together for this project. They filmed this intro at the Hollywood Theater in Dorming… Read the rest
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
Thursday Oct. 3rd –
DISCOVER PITTSBURGH: Pop-Up Lounge
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!… Read the rest
This weekend is the 2nd Pittsburgh StartUp Weekend – teams have 72 hours to create a business. The fun starts on Friday night and teams work all day Saturday and Sunday – the weekend concludes on Sunday evening with presentations to judges.
If you would like to attend and see the final presentations on Sunday afternoon – Tickets are still available here.
My team has created a business called InvenStory – the idea is a super simple app that lets you create an inventory of stuff you own.
WE NEED YOUR HELP – part of our presentation to the judges… Read the rest