Sunday, August 14, 2011

Pittsburgh’s FIRST Annual Festival of Fire Arts: Pyrotopia

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Pyrotopia: Pittsburgh’s FIRST Annual Festival of Fire Arts

Watch the flames come to life at Pyrotopia, a two-day celebration of humankind’s fascination with fire! See fire performances, sculptures and demos; play interactive fire games; watch fabulous fireworks; learn about fire as a scientific and artistic medium; marvel at costumes and installations using electricity, LEDs and EL-wire; and more. This event is free and open to the public. A safe, spectacular viewing experience for all!

Friday, October 7, 6pm - midnight
Saturday, October 8, noon - midnight
UnSmoke Artspace
Braddock, PA (map & directions)


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

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