Pecha Kucha is the onomatopoeic Japanese word for the sound of conversation – A.K.A. an event for the local creative class to meet and network while presenters share their stories, collections, products and/or work in 6 minutes and 40 seconds of exquisitely matched words and images and then sit the hell down. Join the Pittsburgh chapters of AIGA and AIA for Pecha Kucha Night on Friday, March 19th at SPACE.
812 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Admission: $10 cash at the door
Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
Presentations begin at 8:00 p.m.
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Image by richeditor via Flickr
I am sorry I didn’t get to post this before Christmas but the Eat N Park star commercial is a classic – so we can still enjoy it after Christmas too. (I love that EatNPark continues to air this commercial each holiday season – read more about the commercial and lots of other smiley things on the EatNPark Blog here).
And here is another holiday video that is sure to bring some joy (and I believe it was filmed here in Pittsburgh too!) what is sure to become a new holiday classic – Let the… Read the rest
Image by william.k via Flickr
I saw this on the Venture Outdoors blog this week and thought it was worth sharing.
Visit Pittsburgh has a poll on their site – vote on a name for the new park or suggest a name – deadline is August 31, 2009. Cast your vote and enter to win a night at the Renaissance hotel.
Cast Your Vote, Submit Your Big Idea, and Enter the Prize Drawing!
Pittsburghers know Mt. Washington provides the perfect vantage point of the city’s legendary three rivers and triangular urban center. Just an incline ride away from downtown and… Read the rest
Last month, OpenThread organized the first Small Press Festival here in Pittsburgh. OpenThread is a regional arts collective that has been working on events to connect other writers and artists in Western PA. The Small Press Festival was a month long celebration of the smaller publications here in Pittsburgh including a weekend expo of local small press publications.
Filmmaker Ben Hernstrom has put together a nice little video about the festival for Keystone Edge (a sister site to Pop City Media that focuses on the entire state of Pennsylvania).… Read the rest