January Gallery Crawl is filled with art, music, film and comedy
January 20, 2016 2:00 PM
During Friday's Gallery Crawl, the August Wilson Center for African American Culture will host Great Performances -- Teenie Harris Archive." The exhibit will remain through March 25.
The Harris Theater, Downtown, will screen regionally produced short films during the Gallery Crawl and the film "The Decline of Western Civilization III" during the CrawlAfterDark.
Elizabeth Rudnick's "You’re Not real, I’m Real" opens Friday at 707 Penn Gallery and runs through Feb. 28.
By Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s first Gallery Crawl of 2016 commences throughout the Cultural District Friday night with art openings, live music, improv comedy, dance and film.
Wood Street Galleries is opening “Pastoral Noir: New English Landscapes,” guest curated by Justin Hopper; SPACE assembles artists and poets for “The Mountain and the Bumblebee”; Shaw Galleries presents its sixth annual Bad Art Sale; and there will be music by Christiane D, Kyle Lawson and more.
The CrawlAfterDark features karaoke, a screening of “The Decline of Western Civilization III” and #CRAWLSPACE improv comedy at Arcade Comedy Theater using random tweets and Instagram posts that you can hashtag with “#crawlspace.”
It runs from 5:30 to 10 p.m. For more information and a map of the Gallery Crawl events, visit TrustArts.org/Crawl or call 412-456-6666.
Gallery Crawl schedule
Wood Street Galleries, 601 Wood St.: “Pastoral Noir: New English Landscapes” (guest curated by Justin Hopper) — Artists Tessa Farmer, Jem Finer, Ghost Box Records, Tony Heywood and Alison Condie, Autumn Richardson and Richard Skelton and Semiconductor present visual, sonic and sculptural investigations into the English landscape, both real and imagined.
SPACE, 812 Liberty Ave.: “The Mountain and the Bumblebee” (curated by Chris McGinnis) — Multimedia artists and poets “confront broadly defined notions of landscape as both cultural icon and raw material. … Scenes from Hollywood Westerns abut survey photographs and miniature paintings to highlight America’s often contradictory role as both steward and exploiter of the land.” Music with DJ Dave Zak Party Time.
Tito Way: Mary Mazziotti | Memento Mori and Cell Phone Disco.
Shaw Galleries,805 Liberty Ave.: sixth annual Bad Art Sale!
Trust Arts Education Center, 805-807 Liberty Ave.:
Peirce Studio (basement)
“Amor Fati — Uncommon Songs for Uncommon Hearts,” with Christiane D, Chris Belin, Justin Brown, Paul Cunningham, Phat Man Dee, Geña and Steevie Wellons.
Carnegie Library Button Making and Books
Associated Artists of Pittsburgh
BOOM Concepts Presents: Hang With the Creatives
Harris Theater, 809 Liberty Ave.: Screening of regionally produced short films.
Arcade Comedy Theater, 811 Liberty Ave.: Live Improv comedy every half-hour.
Catholic Charities Susan Zubik Welcome Center, 212 Ninth St.: Process Masters, high school students from the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild Youth & Arts program.
Winter Night Market, 925 Liberty Ave.: An indoor market featuring some of Pittsburgh’s most creative independent vendors.
Tonic, 971 Liberty Ave.: Photography gallery by Zach Funk, titled “A Pittsburgh Local.” Gallery located on the second floor. Live soulful music by Kyle Lawson (not wheelchair accessible).
August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave.: Great Performances — Teenie Harris Archive, presented by the Carnegie Museum of Art, and The Other Side of Pop (guest curated by Sean Beauford), “giv[ing] voice to those who observe pop culture but cannot relate to its mass media gatekeepers.”
Urban Pathways 6-12 Gallery, 914 Penn Ave.: “Beginnings” — middle school art with the Sounds of Steel steelpan band.
Future Tenant, 819 Penn Ave.: “Description of Encapsulation: CFA Group Show 2016,” students from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Fine Art share their art and their stories.
Bend Yoga, 808 Penn Ave.: Free mini classes from 5:30-6 p.m. and 6-6:30 p.m. Pre-register at email@example.com.
709 Penn Gallery, 709 Penn Ave.: “Post Erotica: The Anthropology of Motherhood” by Fran Flaherty — an artistic scrapbook, a collection of moments, a visual diary of valuable experiences of being a mom.
707 Penn Gallery: “You’re Not Real, I’m Real” by Elizabeth Rudnick asks what it means to be a curator of one’s own life.
Culture, Seventh Street and Penn Avenue: Cultural District’s newest restaurant has musicians Tony Campbell, Eric Johnson and Dan Wasson.
Backstage Bar, 655 Penn Ave.: “Fiber — Fiction” by Katy DeMent (encaustic paperworks), and Jevon Rushton and Terrence Vaughn Group performing from 5-7 p.m.
Verve 360, 142 Sixth St.: bombyx collective presents Beautiful Nightmare — “dancers and aerialists move through a surreal dreamscape in a beautiful nightmare of the erotic and uncanny.” Rated PG-13. Twenty-minute performances at 8:30 and 9:30 p.m.
Braddock’s American Brasserie, 107 Sixth St.: Braddock’s will be offering a deconstructed plate to Crawl participants.
Harris Theater: “The Decline of Western Civilization III” (Penelope Spheeris film about “gutter punk” in LA), 9:30 p.m. $5.
Arcade Comedy Theater: #CRAWLSPACE improv comedy at 10 p.m. $5.
August Henry’s City Saloon, 946 Penn Ave.: Karaoke with Rock ‘n Ray the DJ, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.
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