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Five Underrated Pittsburgh Punk Bands

Here are a few bands that deserve more attention for the blood sweat and tears they put into the scene. Liverball For over twenty years, Liverball has been Pittsburgh’s most underrated band and they don’t care. They’re still preforming, they’re still recording, and they’re still trying to drink their livers away.  Liverball is one of […]

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TypewriterGirls: Portrait of a Dadaist as a Public School Official

Who: The TypewriterGirls Poetry Cabaret Who Else: Dance by Staycee Pearl Dance Company; music by Amoeba Knievel; magic from Mark Swindler; poetry from Lynn Emanuel, Andrew Mulvania, and Skot Jones, and performances and private readings from The Poetry Brothel NYC. What: A Poetry Cabaret featuring a letter writing station where audience members can express their […]

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Submachine Halloween Reunion 2010

Pittsburgh’s legendary Submachine has been repaired and reunited. They launch their assault on soulless hipsters Friday, October 29th 2010 at the 31st Street Pub. If you don’t know who Submachine is, you had better go. Who: SUBMACHINE Who Else: Del Rios, Savage Pinkos, & The Rustbelt Homewrecker What: Submachine rises from the dead for a […]

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R.I.P. KIDS

KIDS was a prolific street artist based in Pittsburgh, PA.  Pittsburgh was playground and he loved every part of the city.  He passed away, but his graffiti haunts our city. I didn’t know him, but I felt like I did. He was everywhere I went in Pittsburgh: The Bloomfield Bridge, dumpsters in the Strip District, […]

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Swoon Femicide Piece in Garfield

A ghostly image in Garfield. This piece is part of Swoon’s Femicide series.  As she crossed the border going down into South Mexico, she saw pink crosses painted on telephone poles marking the las muertas de Juárez (“The dead women of Juárez”). Each piece represents women that are missing and presumed dead.

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Stikman in Pittsburgh

Stikman visited the Iron City over a year ago, but his characters remain permanently fixed to our phone booths, bridges, and pavement. This marks one of his more recent campaigns, as he experiments with postal stickers, miniature sculptures, and other mixed media. You can tour Stikman’s Pittsburgh visit with starting in South Side, head towards […]

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