For my first post as your new events blogger, I’d like to take the chance to visit one little slice of life. The place was The Thunderbird Cafe in Lawrenceville, the time was Friday, November 16th at about 9:20. I’d never been to Thunderbird before, but I did know that I was there to see a folk band from Butler. Such a show would certainly attract a particular type of fan, right?
I walked in to a somewhat normal-looking, unassuming Butler St bar. Past the front bar, past the pool table, which sat there balls-out and sticks on table while… Read the rest
With baseball season behind us – maybe your missing Sauerkraut Saul, or a hot dog with sauerkraut from the ball game. We can’t bring back the pierogi race until the spring – but for $8 you can enjoy a traditional German Sauerkraut dinner on Saturday. All of the proceeds from this event benefit the Lawrenceville United Summer Youth Programs.
Click here for details on the Traditional German Sauerkraut Supper
Lawrenceville United works to improve the quality of life in Lawrenceville through resident advocacy, neighborhood planning and grass roots organizing.
Website – www.lunited.org
Twitter – @LvilleUnited… Read the rest
Happy Friday! It’s looking like another amazing weekend in Pittsburgh. Here are the weekend events we talked about on WDVE this morning. Per Randy’s request – we have dug up some info on Dracula-Con as well. If anyone has been to DraculaCon please let us know! Scroll down for our listing of events around Pittsburgh this weekend.
If you are are looking for a darker festival in Windber, PA
Dracula-Con IV, Saurday, May 19, 2012
The Grand Midway Hotel
$6 at the door
Bands include: Devilz in the Detailz (coming in from Pittsburgh), Damien Youth (coming in from New… Read the rest
Lawrenceville has long had a tradition of spaghetti dinners. A group called the Boys of Lawrenceville started holding these dinners back in 2004 as a way to bring the community together. The Post-Gazette has an article about the 2007 Spaghetti dinner here which offers a little bit more into the history of the group.
The Lawrenceville Spaghetti dinner is back for 2012 to raise funds to support the Bernard Dog Run, an off leash do g park to be constructed in Lawrenceville which is named after one of the founders of the Boys of Lawrenceville.
You can learn about the… Read the rest
Two things not to miss in Lawrenceville this weekend:
Super S****s: Art from the Staff of the Andy Warhol Museum opens tomorrow (Friday, January 13 from 6-9pm) at WildCard. Andy Warhol’s Superstars were an elite clique of personalities that gained notoriety and fame through their association with the infamous artist. They were heavily featured in Warhol’s early works and their lives were immersed in the New York City art scene.
The staff of the Andy Warhol Museum are similarly immersed in the Pittsburgh art community. The artists featured in this show all have two things in common: they have worked… Read the rest