It’s June! It’s raining in Pittsburgh. Which means it is time for the Three Rivers Arts Festival. Last year I was so looking forward to seeing Benjamin Booker perform and he was on stage for all of 5 minutes before a torrential downpour that lasted the rest of the evening.
Here is the line up for the main stage for the 2016 Three Rivers Arts festival (this is the big stage in Point State Park aka the Dollar Bank Main Stage).
All of these performances are FREE!
2016 Three Rivers Arts Festival Main Stage Music
Friday, June 3
7:30-9pm //… Read the rest
The Three Rivers Arts Festival opened yesterday. Lots of people are planning on coming down to see the art, but come between 11am and 2pm from today through June 14th and you can help create it. Muralist Kim Beck has begun stenciling an 850-foot mural underneath the Fort Duquesne Bridge and is ready for volunteers to help fill in the “paint by number” with black, white and gray paint.
Looking at her Tumblr, you can see that Kim Beck (previously featured on I Heart PGH) has a fascination with the mundane and ephemeral aspects of the urban landscape, like billboards,… Read the rest
Visitors interested in shopping at this year’s Arts Festival won’t be disappointed. The Artist Market, which runs every day during the festival from 12-8pm, offers many unique items such as wearable fiber, precious jewelry, and other mediums like ceramics, drawings, mixed media, photography, and paintings. Creators of these pieces come from all parts of the country after applying and being selected to participate. Their art is available for purchase right at the event for you to take home.
Once you’ve finished walking around the market, you don’t have to stop shopping. Many other downtown shops will be open, some late… Read the rest
If we were giving out awards for most beloved neighborhood in Pittsburgh – it might be Polish Hill. This weekend – you can see why this neighborhood is so awesome, and the residents love it so much at the Polish Hill Arts Festival.
Blogski, the blog of the Polish Hill Civic Association has the complete run down of events, food and music here.
We’re loving this amazing poster for the festival by artist Andy Scott.
Thanks to Diana Nelson Jones for the reminder about this awesome event, she writes about all of the Pittsburgh neighborhoods at City Walkabout.
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Happy almost Fall! It has been a few weeks but are back with our weekly round up of events to share on WDVE. Here are links and more info for the events we talked about this morning. You can find more September events here.
A Big Weekend of Beer Events
Steel City Big Pour – SOLD OUT but Big Pour Events are still open!
Friday – Shiloh Grill Meet the Brewers
Sunday – Beer Brunch at Fat Heads
Even more beer events here.
A Fair in the Park
Arts festival in Mellon Park
Corner of Shady and Fifth Avenues
September… Read the rest