For over a year now, cityLIVE has been putting together interesting panel discussions and forums on all sorts of interesting topics. Check out my post about the first cityLIVE event here. Both CEOs for Cities and Return to Pittbsuburgh have posted a write up on the last cityLIVE event.The next cityLIVE event, March 12, 2009 at the New Hazlett Theater, should be equally interesting – the theme is Moved to Action – and I know first hand how inspring these panelists can be.… Read the rest
This weekend the Warhol Museum opens a new exhibit called the Cartoon Factory that has got a few of my favoirte things. I love the warhol because you can screen print things there and this new exhibit gives you a chance to make your own political cartoons or campaign buttons.
Cartoon Factory 2008: Scaring Up the Vote
November 1- 2, 10am-5pm
brought to you by: Warhol Musuem and the ToonSeum
Create your own political cartoons, buttons and t-shirts
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and nationally Syndicated cartoonist Rob Rogers will be there too
Completed cartoons will be displayed at the museum until Nov.… Read the rest
It is August 6 is Andy Warhol‘s birthday and yesterday he would have turned 80 years old. To celebrate Andy’s birthday – admission to the Warhol Musuem is just $0.80 (Free if you are 80 years old) on Saturday, August 9, 2008. Click here for details at Warhol.org
The Warhol Museum is a great place for a quick or long visit. Since admission is only $0.80 it is definitely worth stopping by to see whats new. I love the building, I like the art work – I really like the archives but those are closed for this year.
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Thanks to Cosette from CosyMake for posting this great picture of the flyer for the North Side Celebration in the Park Flyer. She will be there selling some of her beautiful hand knit items. The festival is hosted by a North Side native Johnny Angel from Johnny Angel and the Halos.
Reasons to Celebrate in the Park:
For the Kids – The Children’s Museum has put together a treasure hunt called “Where is Allegheny City”. Until 1907 what is now the North Side was a separate city named Allegheny City – check out more on the history here.
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The Children’s Museum is celebrating 25 years of kid sized fun. I loved going to the Children’s Museum as a kid and I have been looking for someone to lend me their kid so I can go check out the new and expanded Children’s Museum. In the past few years they expanded into what used to be the Buhl Science Center. Check out this blog post on Null Space which links to this article about a professor who was inspired by the planetarium.
To celebrate the Children’s Museum is having a big party on Saturday and admission is only$.25, which… Read the rest