Have you every wanted to try welding? Maybe you have always wanted to learn to build your own furniture or learn to use a 3D printer. If you are a woman in the Pittsburgh area, this is a great opportunity for you to try these classes for free.
International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. TechShop is celebrating International Women’s Day by offering FREE classes to all women on Tuesday, March 8th.
TechShop is a maker space located in Bakery Square. What’s a maker space you ask? I happen to work at TechShop and… Read the rest
Earlier this year the Pittsburgh Symphony performed the first in the series of mash-up performances called FUSE@PSO. The next FUSE@PSO performance is Beethoven + Coldplay and takes place on Tuesday, October 6. I had the opportunity to meet Steve Hackman who is the conductor of these performances last week. He is new to Pittsburgh and doing some really interesting things to get more new faces to the Pittsburgh Symphony.
Here is a video of the last FUSE@PSO performace which was a mashup of Brahms + Radiohead:
Steve is eager to meet more Pittsburghers and talk about his work. In the… Read the rest
One of my favorite places in Pittsburgh, that I am surprised that more people don’t know about, is TechShop Pittsburgh. Hack Pittsburgh created Pittsburgh’s first maker space back in 2009, and continues to offer programming and events for Pittsburgh makers today. When TechShop Pittsburgh opened two years ago, it provided more opportunities for Pittsburghers to collaborate and innovate.
TechShop is community makerspace. TechShop is kind of like a gym, but for making things instead of working out. For a monthly fee, members can come to the shop and use any of the equipment. TechShop has a woodshop, metal shop, 3d… Read the rest