Friday, August 22, 2008

Unblurred Art Gallery Crawl September 5, 2008

The Unblurred Art Gallery Crawl happens the first Friday of every month along Penn Ave in Garfield, Bloomfield, Friendship and East Liberty and the schedule can always be found here.

Friday, September 5, 2008

5PM-2AM ENVY - 4923 PENN AVE. CUISINE & ART Stop by and enjoy delicious food, drinks and African arts. Experience Our Intercontinental Buffet Dinner (Fried Chicken, Pot Roast, Grilled Pork, Meat Balls, Baked Pasta, African & Caribbean Combination Dishes, Greens, corn etc…) and enjoy performances by African Dancer Ayo. Hop up to the second floor VIP Room for African Arts, DJ Said & Gio and other products. $5.

6PM-8PM BRILLOBOX - 4104 PENN AVE.SOFT ROCK HAPPY HOUR Come start your art-world wanderings listening to the smooth sounds of soft rock. $2 domestic bottle specials, $3 well drinks specials, $2 peirogi & corn-dog appetizer specials.

6PM-9PM PITTSBURGH GLASS CENTER - 5472 PENN AVE.HOT JAM Free open house featuring heat defying acts of art in Pittsburgh Glass Center’s state-of the-art glass studios. Plus, see “Glass & Steel: Art Transcends Industry” on its last day. For more information, call 412-365-2145 ext. 201.

6PM-9PM EDGE STUDIO - 5411 PENN AVE.EDGE CONDITION Join EDGE studio for an exhibition of work from its talented designers. As an award-winning architecture firm, EDGE studio takes pride in its tradition of innovative design made possible by creative individuals with differing backgrounds. EDGE CONDITION presents a synthesis of individual works by the members of EDGE studio displayed in a collective format. Within EDGE, architectural design necessitates a reiterate fusion of the individual’s creative expression and the collaborative effort necessary in the production of a building. This presentation reveals the typically veiled underpinnings of architecture. 412.345.5005

6PM-9PM SANDIDGE PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO & GALLERY - 5515 PENN AVE.412.628.7888PHOTOGRAPHY BY AHMAD SANDIDGE A showing the work of acclaimed photographer Ahmad Sandidge. Ahmad's photography has been displayed in NYC, DC, Atlanta, Oakland, CA, L.A., Brazil,etc. The range of his photography is seeming endless. He does portraits in black and white and color. His cityscape captures the essence of life in polarized color. We will also be showing quality african sculpture for sale. These pieces would be the perfect enhancement for your home or office decor. Not only is he showing his work, he will also be taking and giving away, FREE, portraits (5x7 color prints) to the FIRST 50 people that come and visit his working studio and gallery.

6:30PM-9:30PM ARTINI GALLERY OF ART - 5110 PENN AVE.ART SEEN Work by Challenged Artists and Others with (Dis)abilities. Join us to preview this collection of expressive art by persons who have to work around "minor difficulties," to create their art. Also enjoy the ARTini's unique blend of antiques and moderne collectibles for sale the night of the exhibition.

6PM-10PM MOST WANTED FINE ART - 5015 PENN AVE.ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS Jon Howe MFA U.K. and Jason Sauer MFA U.S.A. Mixed Media Artists who met in Seattle 8 years ago and have been prolifically creating art together every since. Jon creates images similar to Picasso cubist style and Jason uses Neo Classical appropriation with Rauschenberg assemblage. Please search "Most Wanted Fine Art" on 570-971-1584 call for questions and appointments

7PM-9PM THE CLAY PENN - 5111 PENN AVE.MISH MASH A GO GO A variety of work from various artists including ceramics Tom Binger and Louise Radochonski. Show will run through September 30 and will be open by appointment by calling 412 951-6133 or email Check out web page at

7PM-9PM INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S ART GALLERY - 5020 PENN AVE.BRESMA Photographs of a Haitian Orphanage by Laura Petrilla and Eva Mueller. Drinks, Music and More. Donations requested. For more information

7PM-10PM MODERNFORMATIONS GALLERY & PERFORMANCE SPACE - 4919 PENN AVE.OF BEASTS Four friends weave fables of their own telling and recall those already known as they reflect on modern themes both real and imaginary. The works of Jason Rosemeyer, Christian Breitkreutz, Bethany Chiarizio, and Michael Ninehouser collectively convey a sense of warning while maintaining a subtle sense of wit as they visually dictate the daunting pleasures and splendid anxieties of modern day living. Exhibit runs to the 27th. 412.362.0274

7PM-10PM IMAGEBOX - 4933 PENN AVE.EMERGING ARTISTS OF PITTSBURGH FILMMAKERS 7PM-10PM IMAGEBOX - 4933 PENN AVENUE- Photography of Sally Bozzuto, Matthew Robison, and Vanna Weaver, alumni of the Pittsburgh Filmmakers School of Film, Video, and Photography. Includes a variety of color and B&W images ranging from documentary to experimental.

10PM-2AM BRILLOBOX - 4104 PENN AVE.PANDEMIC Come end your art-world wanderings by getting down with the global groove sounds of Pandemic. Guest dj: JORO BORO (bulgarian born) master of ethnomesh, gypsy dancehall explosions, renegade cumbia, ninja reggaeton, balkan crunk, 4alga, and more beats from all around the globe. With resident dj's Pete Spynda and Caulen Kress.

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