Vintage Valentines Workshop at Ace Hotel
Sunday, February 12, 2017 – 11am-2pm
Ace Hotel – Gym (East Liberty)
Show your love this Valentine’s Day with silkscreened tattoos and vintage valentines created in the style of Andy Warhol, using his blotted line, silkscreen, and rubber stamping processes. Sip a cocktail and create Warhol-inspired Valentines in the Ace Hotel gym. A cash bar is available.
Ace Hotel Pittsburgh is The Warhol’s official hotel sponsor.… Read the rest
Most Monday nights, Wigle Whiskey hosts Batnam Nights, where they open their tasting room to a different Pittsburgh area non-profit and donate a portion of the proceeds to the organization. This Monday night the Batnam night will be a Valentine’s trivia night to benefit a local historic preservation effort.
On Monday, February 13, 2017, Friends of Albright is hosting a special trivia night at Wigle Whiskey in the strip district – Big Heart Trivia. Friends of Albright, which I helped to establish in 2014, is a group of community members that has been working to preserve and re-purpose the Albright… Read the rest
Maxo Vanka Murals, Millvale – 1 (Photo credit: the justified sinner)
Urban Hike is one of the best ways to check out the city and meet some new folks. The Urban Hike organizers have mapped out a route, found the best places to eat and lined up some local experts to share some local history. This hike to Millvale will make a stop to see one of the best kept secrets in Western PA – the Maxo Vanka Murals.
Urban Hike Millvale
Saturday, July 19, 2014
10am – meet at Jean-March Chatellier’s French Bakery, 212 North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15209… Read the rest
I just returned home after a visit to the Carnegie Museum of Art for the Culture Club. As much as I love blogging about museums here in Pittsburgh – I had not been to the Carnegie in at least a year. It was great to see the new exhibit – Biennial. And another great thing about tonight’s Culture Club – is that the museum was open for free.
Pittsburgh has great cultural ammenities like museums – and thankfully they are open to everyone for free for different events through out the year.
Which brings me to the Mattress Factory. Another… Read the rest