Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Lawrence C. Connolly: Exorcising and Exercising the Emotions

PITTSBURGH HORROR/SCIENCE FICTION author Lawrence C. Connolly has been delving deeply into the inner recesses of readers’ minds since the early 1980s when his...

Prime Stage Theatre presents Mystery Theatre podcast

OVER THE LAST quarter-century, Pittsburgh’s Prime Stage Theatre has brought award-winning educational plays to schools and theatres across the region. This fall their stage settings...

atiya jones speaks with David Bernabo

(This is a piece that was intended for print but put on hold when COVID hit. We decided not to wait any longer to...

A Walk Through the Garden of Artificial Delights 

By Emma Vescio As a freshman in college, my extravagant, cowboy hat-wearing professor would casually drop clues about his life beyond the classroom. He was...

The Velvet Hearts! beat pandemic boredom through virtual burlesque shows

When the pandemic hit, local burlesque performers traded their pumps and pasties for sweatpants and Netflix. As days turned into months, however, members of The...

Local Podcaster Marta Exposes Her Out of Town Guests to Pittsburgh Artists at Her...

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” -Thomas Merton. My husband and I started staying in other people’s spaces on...

Spilling the True T on black queer culture and community initiatives

True T Founders: Superheroes for social justice From the catwalks and the categories to the clacking heels—we’re gagged (in a good way) and in awe...

Fall Gallery Roundup from LOCAL’s Visual Arts Editor L.E. McCullough

CITY OF MURALS! Pittsburgh has about as many public artworks, sculptures and street paintings as it does bridges ... and there’s more coming. The city’s...

BREAKING NEWS (of a good kind) !!!

... Contemporary Craft opens its new Lawrenceville home (5645 Butler St.) Thur. Sept. 3 with full safety protocols and an amazing exhibition by Swoon:...

LIVE ARTISTS RECEPTION FOR a lively new exhibit “DeathDANCE”

LIVE ARTISTS RECEPTION FOR a lively new exhibit “DeathDANCE” ... this Sat Aug. 15 6-9 pm @ ZYNKA Gallery, 904 Main St., Sharpsburg ......

Soup is good food, and my rainy day, cold weather obsession

When it gets cold, I think soup! It becomes a bit of an obsession. When roving around the city and suburbs I start to...

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