What is that called when a bunch of seriously good things collide? The opposite of a perfect storm? Maybe we should be calling it a perfect artistic storm for Lawrenceville artists Gab Cody and Sam Turich. The duo have been receiving major accolades lately for their work on Fat Beckett, which just had its world premiere at Quantum Theatre. Add to that their Lawrenceville hit Mombies is screening at the Sprout Fund’s Tenacity tomorrow night. And the Kickstarter launch of their new project – Progression – a narrative film based on the Lawrenceville progressive dinner.
Fat Beckett: (Pittsburgh now– Luxembourg… Read the rest
This is a new youtube series that highlights your average Pittsburgh Dad. The Pittsburgh Dad series was created by Chris Preksta and Curt Wootton. Chris Preksta is the guy behind the TV series Mercurcy Men who happens to be from Munhall. Curt Wooton is an actor who appears in Mercury Men and happens to be from Hempfield.
JanePitt (aka Virginia Montanez) interviews Chris about Mercury Men and Pittsburgh Dad in her most recent “5 Questions For…” article in Pittsburgh Magazine. You can read the whole interview here.
This is the first episode of Pittsburgh Dad. Follow the Pittsburgh Dad YouTube, … Read the rest
A bites and bytes of the burgh…
Pittsburgh is one of six best cities in the country to kayak via @popcitypgh – Pittsburgh is one of six best cities in the country to kayak via @popcitypgh
Pittsburgh Sports League is looking for individuals who want to umpire Dodgeball, Kickball, Softball, or Volleyball this Summer
While You Were Out- work by R.L. Tillman opens at Future Tenant on June 17, 2011. – RL Tillman is an artist based in Baltimore. This exhibit it a collaboration between Future Tenant and Artists Image Resources (AIR).
Roller Derby’s Battle of the Black N’Gold –… Read the rest
Here are a few things worth a click…
Love this print from War Admiral Press
The Steel City Artists Collective is presenting “Something From Nothing” this weekend
Chantal deFelice’s “Pretty as a Pittsburgh” is on display at WildCard (@wildcardpgh) – check out this awesome preview from @steeltownanthem
Sat, May 14: Your Active City offering free Bike Commuting 101 Class via @bikepgh
Forbes – The Best Cities For Jobs – Pittsburgh is Number 11 (h/t to @cdhubpgh)… Read the rest
I wasn’t going to post about this – because this event is a little complicate to explain. But while I was eating lunch today I read this article “Passion Provoke Action” (FastCompany, February 2011. ) In the article, authors Dan and Chip Heath offer up some interesting examples on how to create change by tapping into feelings. The Teach 4 Amerika Tour, will be stopping in Pittsburgh this weekend – and offers a creative approach to spark the conversation about art schools and the cost of an arts education today.
CreativeTime is a non profit organization based in NYC.… Read the rest