The badass looks of Black Panther are bringing a blast of Wakanda to Pittsburgh, before embarking on a world tour. Currently on display at the Heinz History Center, “Heroes & Sheroes: The Art and Influence of Ruth E. Carter in Black Cinema” showcases the costumes, career and inspiration behind Academy Award and Emmy-nominated costume designer, Ruth … Continue reading Wakanda on Tour
The arts in Pittsburgh are enjoying the Dutch touch in 2012. As the birthplace of pop art giant Andy Warhol, modern dance pioneer Martha Graham, and Pulitzer Prize winning playwright August Wilson, Pittsburgh is no stranger to artistic innovation. This year the city is collaborating with more than 75 Dutch artists to present the Distinctly … Continue reading Pittsburgh Goes Dutch
Lady Gaga and Traveling IQ wish you a Happy Halloween! I took this picture while touring the Strip District in Pittsburgh earlier this year. If you are interested in learning more about Pittsburgh, read the IQ article published in Next Magazine or listen to the Proud FM radio segment.
Forget any preconceived ideas; today’s Pittsburgh is thriving with art, culture and a gay scene capable of satisfying your diverse desires. Greatly evolved since the days of the steel industry, today’s Burgh of Pitt is bearing much fruit—in every sense of the word. Christened “America’s Most Livable City” for the past four years, Pittsburgh is … Continue reading Pittsburgh is Poppin’
Photo by Catherine Opie, Josh, 2007, courtesy of The Andy Warhol Museum We’ve feared and revered them. They’ve taunted and titillated us. Now, The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh explores the stereotype of the aggressive, sexualized American athlete in “Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity in Sports,” on exhibit through August 7. Featuring the works … Continue reading Pittsburgh’s “Mixed Signals”
Here's a look back at Pittsburgh Pride 2011 Click here to learn more about this year's Pittsburgh Pride festivities.
On a recent trip to Pittsburgh, I was reminded of the gift that are our mothers. In the lobby of the The Andy Warhol Museum, hung an art installation by Yoko Ono, titled “My Mommy is Beautiful.” The temporary exhibit was essentially a long board where visitors could leave their pictures, thoughts, notes, poems, etc., … Continue reading Pittsburgh Loves Mommy
This week, Pittsburgh Pride is feeling good from its head to its shoes, celebrating a “New Attitude” with parties, parades and an outdoor concert by Patti LaBelle. First, we get soaking wet at the SPLASH Pool Party on Thursday, June 9. Bring your bathing suit to cool off in the pool or warm up in … Continue reading Pittsburgh’s Proud New Attitude