Thursday, September 6, 2007

Unblurred Gallery Crawl Friday September 7 2007 Pittsburgh Garfield


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A current schedule for the Unblurred Art Crawl can always be found here.

Friday, September 7 2007

5PM-9PM ABYSSINIA GALLERY - 5515 PENN AVENUE
GRAND RE-OPENING The Penn Avenue Arts District welcomes Abyssinia to its new home with live entertainment and refreshments. Abyssinia specializes in African Art, Gifts and Home Accents. For more info: 412.654.1408.

6PM-9PM PITTSBURGH GLASS CENTER - 5472 PENN AVE.
HOT JAM A free open house featuring heat-defying acts of art in PGC’s state of the art flameworking and glass blowing studios! See “Allure of Japanese Glass” exhibition. For more information, call 412-365-2145 ext. 207. www.pittsburghglasscenter.org.

6PM-9PM MOST WANTED FINE ART - 5015 PENN AVE.
GRAND OPENING Jason Sauer opens his carriage doors with a smorgasbord of artistic delights. Music by Grand Snafu and The Long Road, photography by Kimberly Metcho, and mixed media works by Sauer and artist in residence, Jon Howe (from the UK). For more info: mostwantedfineart@yahoo.com.

6PM-10PM TORO'S - 5128 PENN AVENUE
DEL'S SPECIALTIES This family-owned neighborhood bar and grill welcomes you for drink specials and Del's Country cooking specialties during unblurred. For more info: 412-441-4109.

7PM-9PM <> S P A C E - 4823 PENN AVE.
NEW WORKS Mixed media work by Carolyn Wenning.

7PM-10PM 5151 PENN - 5151 PENN AVE.
STUDIO ART SALE Choose from a variety of artwork by regionally and nationally recognized artists including photography, sculpture, jewelry, painting, and mixed media. Select a unique gift of art for yourself or someone special. Enjoy complimentary refreshments and door prizes. All proceeds benefit Persad Center’s Free Care Fund. Cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express will be accepted. The sale will conclude on Saturday, September 22nd with a closing brunch and DJ from 10AM to 4PM. Otherwise, the gallery will be open by appointment. For more information about this sale or Persad, visit http://www.persadcenter.org or call 412.441.9786, ext. 224.

7:30PM-11PM KELLY-STRAYHORN THEATRE - 5941 PENN AVE.
A WINDOW TO HOME Presented by New Horizon Theater, "A Window to Home" follows the story of Chaney Johnson, a professional artist trying to get his cartoons syndicated while looking for his identity. During his daily travels, he encounters his inner child and is confronted by some shocking revelations. His mate, a woman also desperately trying to find out about her past, makes for a couple on a journey in search of self-discovery, on separate paths. Show runs through September 23rd. For more info: 412.431.0773. newhorizontheater@yahoo.com.

7PM-11PM GARFIELD ARTWORKS - 4931 PENN AVE.
EVOLUTION IN ART III Art works by Obsolete, Andres Ortiz-Ferrari, Meg Graham, James and Laura Gyre, Carolyn Wenning, Matthu Stull. Music by Bath, from Cleveland, with DJs Gyre and Djunkt. Spoken word by Obsolete with Stull on guitar and Gyre on drums. $5. 412-361-2262. www.garfieldartworks.com.

7PM-11PM MODERNFORMATIONS GALLERY & PERFORMANCE SPACE - 4919 PENN AVE.
THE OAK SHOW This group exhibit will feature students and instructors from the Oakbridge Academy of Art. Show runs thru the 28th. www.modernformations.com or 412-362-0274.



7PM-11PM IMAGEBOX - 4933 PENN AVE.
THINGS YOU CAN HANG ON YOUR WALL John Colombo, in conjunction with the upcoming Friendship House Tour, presents a series of urban, suburban and rural photographs - matted, framed and ready to hang on your wall. John is an award winning photographer who lives and works on Penn Ave. He is a staff photographer for Pittsburgh’s OUT and freelance photographer for the Post-Gazette. For more info: 412-441-0930. www.imagebox.com.

8PM-11PM ATTACK THEATRE - 4805 PENN AVE.
GAME NIGHT AND THE SEVEN MINUTE DANCE SERIES Join Attack Theatre for some good old-fashioned schoolyard fun and games: Four-Square, backgammon, 3-D tic-tac-toe, vintage Atari games, darts and Connect Four. Between games, enjoy a sneak peek at excerpts from the upcoming “Someplace, not here,” at 9pm and 10pm. Everyone is welcome, donations suggested. Sponsored by UPMC. www.attacktheatre.com. 412.441.8444.

9PM-2AM AVA BAR & LOUNGE - 126 S. HIGHLAND AVE. & BAUM BLVD.
FLIRT A night of dancing with DJ Vex spinning Hip-Hop, Club, Soul, and Dancehall. 21+. No Cover. For more info: 412.818.5604.
www.shadowlounge.net.

10PM-2AM SHADOW LOUNGE - CORNER OF BAUM BLVD. & S. HIGHLAND AVE.
BACK TO SCHOOL Live music featuring Eclectic Collective (Soul/Rock, Boston) and Ab & the Soul Journers (Soul, DC). 18+Over. $10 Cover. For more info: 412.818.5604. www.shadowlounge.net.

Saturday, September 8

noon-3PM CORNER OF WINEBIDDLE & PENN -
LIFE DRAWING LESSONS Join us for a three hour life drawing class. Sketching and painting for the experienced as well as beginners. $10. For more information or to reserve a space call 412-980-0663.

Sunday, September 16

11AM-5PM PITTSBURGH GLASS CENTER - 5472 PENN AVE.
14TH ANNUAL FRIENDSHIP HOUSE TOUR - CELEBRATING GLASS On Sunday September 16, 2007 eleven Friendship homes and business owners open their doors and welcome guests to explore the creativity and innovative touch of their space. This year, “Pittsburgh Celebrates Glass!” and so does Friendship by hosting a glass themed tour! This year’s tour showcases eight homes with stunning glass characteristics and windows, the funky art space of one of Penn Avenue’s artists, the beautiful stained glass windows of First United Methodist Church of Pittsburgh, and features Penn Avenue’s Pittsburgh Glass Center, as the tour starting point. Tickets for the Friendship House Tour are $15. Tickets can be purchased from the Friendship Development Associates Office (5530 Penn Avenue, tel: 412-441-6147 x 7.) or online at www.friendshiphousetour.org. Tickets can also be purchased the day of the event at the Tour Registration Site, Pittsburgh Glass Center, 5472 Penn Avenue.

Friday, September 28

8PM-11PM ATTACK THEATRE - 4805 PENN AVE.
SOMEPLACE, NOT HERE An evening of full-throttle dance, chance encounters, and missed connections. This bar room tale features the lonesome sounds of the Pittsburgh band Local Honey, video projections, laser technology, and engaging choreography by Attack Theatre. Experience an evocative portrayal of one night, many lives, some place…not here. September 28, 29, and October 1, 2, 4 & 5. The show will be held at 4801 Penn Ave (adjacent to Attack Theatre Studios on the Penn Ave Arts Corridor). For tickets, visit www.proartstickets.org or call 412.394.3353. For more info: www.attacktheatre.com. 412.441.8444.


pittsburgh galleries is a project from
pittsburgh photographer rick byerly,
http://www.uniquetake.com




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