Friday, January 16, 2009

Unblurred Art Crawl February 6 2009 Schedule Info

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The Pittsburgh Galleries blog is a volunteer effort from Rick Byerly to promote Pittsburgh art events which feature artists from the area. The PghGalleries.com website effort is an up-to-date directory with Pittsburgh area art venues. Thanks go to Sirani Gallery of 5875 Forbes Ave in Squirrel Hill for being a sponsor and David L. Edwards Art and Anonymous for their donations to this effort. Donation and sponsor info can be found here. Rick Byerly, Uniquetake Photography
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The Unblurred Schedule is always here.

Friday, February 6 5PM-8PM RETAIL SPACE - 5469 PENN AVE.GLASS LOFTS MANIA Want to buy a loft? Want to learn how? Friendship Development will tell you! Join us for drinks, munchies and information on our Glass Lofts project. Free t-shirts will be given away throughout the night! 412-441-6147.

Friday, February 6 5PM-2AM ENVY - 4923 PENN AVE.CUISINE & ART Enjoy dinner specials for $7 and $2 drink specials from 5-10PM and check out the Africah Art Display on the second floor. Stay for the after party beginning at 10PM. Admission $5. 412-894-8981.

Friday, February 6 6PM-8PM VOLUTO COFFEE - 5467 PENN AVE.HEATHER KROPF, HESTIA Heather Kropf’s music is a blend of piano-driven folk and radio-friendly pop. Born in the Pacific Northwest, she now lives in Pittsburgh’s East End, and is a regular at Club CafĂ© and the Backstage Bar at Theater Square. Listeners of WYEP will be familiar with songs from her previous two albums. Her third release, Hestia, is now available. Have a listen: http://www.myspace.com/heatherkropf. For more information, also visit http://www.volutocoffee.com/

Friday, February 6 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, join our resident artist Daviea Davis as she begins her neighborhood mosaic in the Hodge Gallery. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-365-2145 ext. 201. http://www.pittsburghglasscenter.org/.

Friday, February 6 6PM-10PM NORTH CARGO TRIKES TEMPORARY AUTONOMOUS STUDIOS - 5008 GEM WAY (DIRECTLY BEHIND 5005 PENN AVE.)CARING IS SHARING Come and see the transportation research and design that North Cargo Trikes is doing along with current prototypes and photos of designs from around the world. Featuring the art of Sketch Master Flexx and special guest Gabe Felice.

Friday, February 6 6PM-10PM MOST WANTED FINE ART - 5015 PENN AVE.SEXUAL Elisabeth Scott and Lauren Tooey will be displaying their images of women and sexuality. These images are for mature audiences and deserve respectful consideration. Grand Snafu will be hosting their CD release party starting at 9pm. http://www.most-wantedfineart.com/

Friday, February 6 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.

Friday, February 6 7PM-10PM GARFIELD ARTWORKS - 4931 PENN AVE.THE BIKO MUSEUM EXPERIENCE AND FACEMADICS In recognition of Black History Month, artist Biko presents "The Biko Museum Experience," also featuring visual works called "Facemadics" by craftsman and artist Diamond Axe. The exhibit runs until Feb. 28. Donation requested. 412-361-2262. http://www.garfieldartworks.com/

Friday, February 6 7PM-10PM MODERNFORMATIONS GALLERY & PERFORMANCE SPACE - 4919 PENN AVE.METAL NJIGHT Artwork by Ed Steck. Metal Njight - yes, the “j” in there is - silent.Found material, metal, comic books, and a live performance. Exhibit runs to the 27th. http://www.modernformations.com/

Friday, February 6 7PM-10PM KELLY-STRAYHORN THEATER - 5941 PENN AVE.KST LIVE! LOBBY MIXER & PERFORMANCES Mix, Mingle and Dance with DJ OMAR ABDUL. Join us for an electrifying combination of live music and poetry celebrating all that is SOULFUL with us this Friday night with house band Hambone Jenkins, featuring performances by Gene Stovall, Yah Lioness and more! Suggested donation $5. http://www.kelly-strayhorn.org/

Friday, February 6 7PM-10PM IMAGEBOX - 4933 PENN AVE.STRANGE CHANNELS Recent collages by Richard Schnap. Schnap's mix of narrative yet surreal imagery has been described as everything from "intriguing, thoughtful social commentary" to "lush and dynamic works that will set you on your ear". This latest show collects twenty recent pieces that continue to explore elements of the contemporary landscape with dreamlike power and subtlety. For a preview visit http://www.richardschnap.com/.

Friday, February 6 7PM-10PM THE CLAY PENN - 5111 PENN AVE.PRINTS N'AT A variety of prints from various local and national artsits including wood block, linoleum, etchings, prints in clay, mono prints as well as photographs. For more information call 412 951-6133 or email ljmclay@hotmail.com

Friday, February 6 7PM-9PM ARTica, ART SPACE, ANTIQUES AND MODERN COLLECTIBLES - 5110 PENN AVE.ART & COOL STUFF CLEARANCE Gallery wide! Save on a multitude of items including things from Christmas past, vintage prints and collectibles, glassware, cool textiles, unique tables and chairs and everything artsy for your home decor! Bonus! Enjoy our display of "Fun Black Facts" to Celebrate Black History Month.

Friday, February 6 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 seven minutes of dance at 9 and 10pm featuring excerpts from Attack Theatre's upcoming Passion Reflected (New Hazlett Theater February 13 - 21) with ticket giveaways at each performance. Everyone is welcome, donations suggested. Sponsored in part by UPMC. www.attacktheatre.com 412.441.8444.

Friday, February 6 10PM-2AM GARFIELD ARTWORKS - 4931 PENN AVE.LIVE MUSIC Touring singer/songwriter and Young God Records artist Larkin Grimm performs, with local opener Michael Tamburo. Admission is $6. The concert is open to all ages. 412-361-2262. http://www.garfieldartworks.com/

Friday, February 6 10PM-2AM BRILLOBOX - 4104 PENN AVE.LIVE MUSIC Musee Mecanique with Stephen Tribou and The Vacant Sea with The Self Life. $7 at door.

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