We're back with more episodes of Prism, a podcast shining a light on the power of creativity in PA communities. In this first installment, we're hearing about how The Warhol is expanding its footprint, creating an inclusive, innovative arts district that offers everything from a live music venue to workforce training programs.
What would you have added if you have been there for the drafting of the Constitution? How can a document that is almost 250 years old evolve to meet modern challenges like social media and ghost guns? How does the fact that it was written exclusively by white men change our relationship to its values? These are just a few of the thorny questions addressed in Re-vision, a new podcast premiering this month.
After decades as a mecca for installation art, this Pittsburgh cultural institution is adding to its repertoire, housing the archive of iconic trans artist Greer Lankton and using digital tools to reach beyond the museum's walls.
It’s that time of year again: Time to boost some of our favorite Pennsylvania small businesses and help readers with their holiday shopping in the process. From rocks glasses to fresh flowers to one-of-a-kind jewelry, there's something for everyone on your list.
If you want to work in tv and movies or build arena-ready concert sets, you can do it right here in the Commonwealth. The Pittsburgh Film Office and Rock Lititz are drawing global talent and building homegrown workforces, setting the state up to be a leader in these exciting creative fields.
For years, factories and mills anchored PA communities large and small. The question of what to do with these beautiful, historic buildings is an essential one, and there is no single answer. In Johnstown, metalwork has returned to a shuttered steel facility, while in the Poconos, a new generation of residents are setting up laptops and sipping lattes in an old silk mill.
The economics didn't work for the private sector, but the value of renovating this historic structure in the heart of the borough goes far beyond the spreadsheet. A coalition of local partners and an army of volunteers are getting it done, one brick at a time.
In the first episode of our new podcast, we’re heading to a small town across the river from Pittsburgh that is home to a spectacular set of church murals. Tackling themes such as social justice, poverty, and immigration, these stunning works of art, which are almost 100 years old, have a surprising amount of resonance in today’s world — and are playing an important role in Millvale’s renaissance.