Monday, May 23, 2011

Pittsburgh Noir Release Party, New Yinzer

Join us for a literary celebration of the newly released Pittsburgh Noir (Akashic Books), a collection of works about our city's gritty, criminal, shadow side. Round Corner Cantina will be hosting the festivities with food, drinks and a book signing with editor Kathleen George. Contributors will include Aubrey Hirsh, Nancy Martin, Rebecca Drake, Lila Shaara, Hilary Masters, and Tom Lipinski.

When- Tuesday May 24th

Where- Round Corner Cantina, 3720 Butler St., Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh

Time- 7 p.m.

Cover- FREE




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The Pittsburgh Art Blog

The Pittsburgh Art Blog features selected pittsburgh artists and upcoming exhibits with photos from the artists and galleries. since the major press outlets do not go beyond a directory listing of exhibits, blogs are needed to promote pittsburgh artists and their work. the blog also calls attention to the inferiority complex of pittsburgh art and how it's perpetuated by the major players in town. Started on August 20,2007. pittsburgh area galleries and art venues are listed at the sister site www.PghGalleries.com.

the blog and website are volunteer projects from fine art photographer and pittsburgh artist advocate rick byerly.