Dance artist Jean-Paul Weaver is enjoying a much deserved season of success a year after coming to Pittsburgh to continue his hard-won journey to dance anthropologist.
Dress up, duckwalk, be fabulous, be yourself, get tested, and get fierce this weekend as Pittsburgh's vibrant ballroom community hosts the 3rd annual Galaxy Ball: Voodoo.
Sean Beauford curates what should be on your must-do list this week including duck walks and death drops, soul music and afrobeat, wine and words, and high art.
Poet Terrance Hayes’ work as a visual artist offers an essential lesson for our own lives: everything is practice.
With her Humanae project, Brazilian photographer Angélica Dass aims to photograph every skin tone in the world.
What does a vibrant, impactful arts and culture community look like in the Hill? Yvonne McBride talks with the Hill District arts plan advisory committee about the legacy, present, and future of the arts in this historic neighborhood.
BOOM Concepts co-founder D.S. Kinsel talks about his recent residency in Rhode Island, why his art is agitational, not political, and why he's a creative entrepreneur, not an artist.
With so much giddiness and excitement around "revitalization" and "development" in East Liberty, 1839 publisher janera solomon asks, "Where's deeper thinking about art, public space, and community?"
Raise your fist this week for Black art at The Met, Black artisans in the Hill District, bi-cultural African women, and a brand new baby girl.
This Week in Pittsburgh: Young Urban Artists Transcending, a Tribute to Rihanna, and a Storytelling SLAM
Youth rising, joyful stories, and newMoves are happening in the city this week.
With zero budget and no technical help, filmmaker Chris Mason shines a spotlight on Pittsburgh's premier Puerto Rican band with her documentary short "Machete Kisumontao el Documental"
This Week in Pittsburgh: Black Liberation, Strayhorn Tribute, Oral Storytelling, and a Birthday Bike Ride
Around the city this week, we’re honoring heroes from the world and national stages...and right in our own backyard.
The arts, activism, fitness, recovery, and the best damn chicken and waffles in The 'Burgh--nourishment comes in many different forms this week.
An interview with poet and songstress Ursula Rucker about her uncompromising art, influences, and motherhood.
Award-winning films exploring the experiences of queer people of color and a party for National Adoption Month are among the events happening in the city this week.
Dancing and social change and calls for black artists...these are a few of our favorite things.
After eight years of publishing, Thomas Agnew calls Jenesis his heart. The publication helped to create opportunities for large projects such as BOOM and has made a way for Pittsburgh art, music and culture to surface worldwide.
Rebirth of the Crossroads: the Past, Present, and Future of the Hill District Arts & Culture Community
I am less concerned with the foreign ideas of what a healthy arts and culture sector looks like, than how we define, rebuild, and protect the cultural legacy of our communities during this current climate of gentrification.