Music Headliners announced, but more to come!

by scalzott

It’s time to start thinking “summer” in Pittsburgh.  Wait, what? You’re not from Pittsburgh? Well, in that case, it’s time to start thinking “summer vacation” to Pittsburgh – June 6-15, 2014! The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust recently announced 10 music concerts, which will be headline performances during 10 days packed with FREE performing and visual art […]

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Music line-up coming on Monday, 03/24!

by scalzott

The initial announcement for the 2014 Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival’s headline music line-up will be announced on Monday, March 24th! Listen live to 91.3 WYEP for the exclusive artist announcements through the day between 7:30 am or 5:30 pm! You can also follow the official Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival accounts on […]

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Artist Mixer & Info Session Recap

by Kristin Garbarino

On Thursday, January 16, visual and performing artists joined staff from The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council to have an artist mixer and information session for the 55th annual Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival. See photos from the mixer here.   You can view a PDF of the Artist Info Session […]

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Artists’ Info/Mixer on Thurs, Jan 16

by Kristin Garbarino

Join us and your artist peers over light snacks and drinks next Thursday, January 16, to learn about and discuss this year’s open calls to visual and performing artists for the 55th annual Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival! Artist Info Session / Mixer Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, 810 Penn Ave, 7th floor Thursday, January […]

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Call for Artists!

by Kristin Garbarino

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust extends an invitation to visual and performing artists of all disciplines to apply to participate in the 55th annual Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, set for June 6-15, 2014. Learn more at TrustArts.org/TRAFapply!

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2013 Juried Visual Art Exhibition Winners

by Kristin Garbarino

Congratulations to our Juried Visual Art Exhibition Winners! Best in Show: Matty Davis, “(excerpt from) Amidst Endless Repetition Lies Equally Endless Variability” Cecile Shellman’s Juror’s Choice: Vincent Grech, “Old Warpaper” Adam Welch’s Juror’s Choice: Seth Clark, “Collapse XII” Lauren Wetmore’s Juror’s Chioce: Maxwell Perim, “A Year of Divers: 4″ People’s Choice: Alexis Kandra, “Please Touch […]

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2013 Artist Market Award Winners

by Kristin Garbarino

Congratulations to our Artist Market Award Winners! Weekend 1 Winners: Best in Show — Jean Yao, fiber non-wearable Festival Award — Seth Clark, mixed media 2D Juror’s Choice — Jeremy Griffith, glass Juror’s Choice — Avery Groves, jewelry Juror’s Choice — Coco Paniora Salinas, fiber/ jewelry Juror’s Merit — Nathan Murrell, mixed media Juror’s Merit — Jessica Weiss, jewelry-precious Three Rivers Honors […]

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John Valenti’s Passive Aggressive Melodies

by Brandon Getz

John Valenti doesn’t really play the toy piano. The Rochester, NY, songwriter’s new album Passive Aggressives Anonymous is a mostly minimalist, psychedelic narrative of jazz melodies and drum machines, with vocals inspired by the great crooners of the mid-twentieth century. With PAA, Valenti builds from light, haunting guitar and piano chords to rolling orchestral sections […]

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Catch The Drift, a Floating Experience on the River

by Brandon Getz

The Drift has been many things. It’s been an iceberg (“IceBurgh”) inhabited by a friendly yeti. It’s been an astronomical observatory and a floating stage for drag queens. It’s projected films on the city’s bridges, and it’s taken adventurous Pittsburghers to haunted riverbound islands. The Drift is simple: a hexagonal raft adrift on the three […]

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Build Your Own Flying Shadow with Instabiles

by Brandon Getz

With Andrew Hieronymi and Ian Brill’s Instabiles installation, you become the creator. The installation, based on Microsoft’s Kinect technology, lets you construct a virtual mobile with your own body movement—and then you watch its shadow rise up the wall of the Benedum Center as your creation takes flight. Hieronymi, an Assistant Professor of New Media […]

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Hope Academy Teaches Kids to Shine

by Emily O'Donnell

  The Hope Academy is an outreach program run through East Liberty Presbyterian Church. Established in 1999 as an after-school and weekend arts education outreach program, Hope Academy offers affordable education for the youth of Pittsburgh. The program focuses on underserved communities who would not otherwise have this kind of arts program available. Michael Chapman […]

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Emerging Artist Profile: Hiromi Katayama

by Brandon Getz

Hiromi Katayama’s paintings blend traditional Japanese materials and techniques with a vivid American splash of color. Technicolor autumn trees and bouquets of wildflowers diffuse across her screens and canvases like oil reflecting on water, bringing new life to subjects that have been described in Japanese artwork for a thousand years. “I used to paint really […]

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WQED Musical Kids at this year’s Arts Festival

by Emily O'Donnell

At a time when music and arts programs are being cut from school programs, WQED is working hard to ensure that musical kids are getting recognition and opportunities to demonstrate their talents. Joanna Marie from WQED says that “Musical kids was an initiative to support and acknowledge young musicians.” The contest is one that WQED […]

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Festival Greening Initiative – Do Your Part!

by Chris Girardot

Flyspace Productions, in coordination with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, have been handling all aspects of production, operations, and management of the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival for the past fifteen years. Five years ago, they started the festival’s greening initiative. Working closely with the Colcom Foundation, their intent was to reduce, reuse, and recycle […]

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Emerging Artist Profile: Sherry Rusinack

by Max Ginsberg

For Emerging Artist Sherry Rusinack, cardboard and junk are the best media around. “One day I was sitting in my studio staring at some cardboard, and I imagined a cardboard figure climbing out of the pile of boxes,” says the artist. “Since that day, cardboard has evolved into 3D masks, shadow boxes, and animals.” Rusinack, […]

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Emerging Artist Profile: Bill Snyder

by Emily O'Donnell

Bill Snyder creates his images by peering into a realm that no human can see with the naked eye. An amateur astronomer, Snyder is fascinated by the universe and cosmos spinning around us. He says, ‘It was hard to explain what I could see through my telescope, so I started taking pictures to show people […]

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Bicycle Culture Debuts at the Festival

by Richard Gartner

In a few short years, the bicycling component of the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival has expanded. This year several activities highlight Pittsburgh’s bike culture. Bike Pittsburgh is running this year’s bike valet program again. According to Rebecca Susman, Bike Pittsburgh’s Membership and Outreach Manager, “Last year we parked about 1,400 bikes during the […]

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The Airborne Toxic Event Delivers Anthemic Indie Rock & Roll

by Brandon Getz

Following the April release of their third studio album, Such Hot Blood, The Airborne Toxic Event are kicking off a summer tour that stretches from SoCal to Boston. The LA-based indie-rock quintet is headlining the finale weekend of the Dollar Bank Three Rivers, playing the Dollar Bank Stage Saturday, June 15—their first Pittsburgh show in […]

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“Riverlights at The Point” Celebrates the Reopening of The Fountain

by Brandon Getz

After four years of renovation, the fountain at the Point will burst back onto the Pittsburgh riverfont with serious fanfare. With “Riverlights at The Point,” Riverlife—a local organization committed to restoring the city’s riverfronts—is celebrating the conclusion of the $35 million reconstruction of Point State Park. Special light and laser installations, illumination of all kinds […]

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World Music Day Will Get You Dancing

by Richard Gartner

“When you get thousands of people watching live music, it’s going to be a party.” Carla Leininger knows this well. As founder of Global Beats Pittsburgh, she has DJ’d world dance music at parties, clubs, and on the radio (WRCT) since 1999. She recently received a Brazilian International Press Award for promoting Brazilian culture abroad. […]

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Emerging Artist Profile: Erin Carlson

by Chris Girardot

Erin Carlson grew up in the small town of Meadville, Pennsylvania. Her artwork is inspired not only by the experience of growing up in a rural area but also the area’s Appalachian culture. Whatever you take away from her work, you should be left with an impression of Americana. Her felt sculptures look like artifacts […]

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The Homewood Art House Brings the Love to the Arts Festival

by Brandon Getz

The view from the street: a woman busy building or sculpting on a wide paint-spattered porch, behind big white yard signs that read No Guns – Keep Summer Fun and Stop Shooting – We Love You. Kids playing on the sidewalks or waiting for the bus watch as local sculptor Vanessa German creates art, builds […]

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Emerging Artist Profile: Blake Anthony

by Max Ginsberg

Characterized by a style that has been defined by him as “wacky” and “crazy,” and by customers as “mildly insane,” Emerging Artist Blake Anthony has been able to take the traditional form of Ceramics and make it his own.  “I’ve been drawing since I was a little kid, and I have all of this imagery […]

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A Pittsburgh Music Mash-Up Headlines WYEP Day

by Richard Gartner

Pittsburgh is home to one of the world’s only cello-rock bands, and they’re featuring two Pittsburgh singer-songwriters for their Sunday, June 9th performance. As part of WYEP’s Regional Showcase, Cello Fury is collaborating with Joy Ike and Scott Blasey. “It’s a one-time only collaboration,” says Nicole Myers of Cello Fury. “We’re really excited because Cello […]

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Emerging Artist Profile: John Lee

by Emily O'Donnell

Imaginary people dominate the paintings of John Lee, he calls them ‘Clohn People’ based off his brand Clohn Art. Wide eyes peer out of colorful faces in surreal scenes, and there is a chance you might find them looking up at you from a Pittsburgh street, when you least expect it. Lee’s work is a […]

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Anqwenique & the Groove Aesthetic Fuse Classical and Opera with the Local Jazz Scene

by Brandon Getz

The Groove Aesthetic isn’t a band. It’s a hodgepodge. With the Groove Aesthetic, Anqwenique Wingfield has created an artist collective that brings together a unique mix of performers and musicians, ranging from poets and dancers to classical symphonists and jazz trumpet masters. From blues and spoken-word to operatic arias, the group isn’t a band—it’s several […]

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Emerging Artist Profile: Celëne Petrulak

by Brandon Getz

Celëne Petrulak’s pastels are a glimpse through the looking glass. In her artwork, her own wonderland comes to life as men row boats through women’s hair, girls breathe hummingbirds into being, and kraken mothers teach their daughters the proper way to sink a ship. Everything from trees to hair to the gondolier crow on a […]

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Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival Brings the World of Jazz to the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival

by Brandon Getz

Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival isn’t just putting Pittsburgh on the map—it’s putting Pittsburgh on the globe.  Over two hundred musicians from around the world will descend on the Steel City on June 7, kicking off 72 hours of jazz, blues, funk, salsa, and soul. Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival, the city’s biggest jazz festival, is back […]

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Line-up Announced!

by Meredith Feingold

The 2013 Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival is quickly approaching with an exciting line-up full of performing art, visual art, and creativity in motion. The highly-anticipated 10-day celebration of the arts remains free and open to the public.  This year’s Festival runs Friday, June 7 through Sunday, June 16 and opens with Riverlights at […]

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Emerging Artist Profile: Rose Duggan

by Brandon Getz

There is something on the horizon in Rose Duggan’s paintings.  That something, more often than not, is a cloud.  The 2013 Emerging Artist scholar’s Belvedere series riffs on this motif—flat cloud sitting on a flat horizon—in an explosive exploration of shape and color somewhere between Japanese landscapes and urban graffiti.  In Belvedere (New), a bright […]

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We Are Makers

by Meredith Feingold

We don’t just live, we make. Dale Dougherty, founder of MAKE magazine “The maker movement is a trend in which individuals or groups of individuals create and market products that are recreated and assembled using unused, discarded or broken electronic, plastic, silicon or virtually any raw material and/or product from a computer-related device.” –techopedia.com In […]

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101

by Meredith Feingold

With temperatures dropping into the single digits this month, it’s hard to imagine that soon enough you’ll be frantically digging out your summer wardrobe tucked underneath those winter cobwebs, or worse, trapped by a blockade of stink bugs.  The countdown to spring is just a short 21 days away and a mere 114 days until […]

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Weekend 2 Artists Market Awards

by Kristin Garbarino

This weekend $5,000 in cash awards were given to select Artists Market participants. Three Jurors–Adam Welch, Nicole Capozzi, and Melissa Kuntz–evaluated all of the work and handed out awards. An additional $5,000 in cash awards was handed out during the first weekend of the Artists Market, for a total of $10,000.   Second Weekend Artists […]

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Green Initiatives at the Festival!

by Emily O'Donnell Osher_Gyre

This year’s Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival is now in full swing and if you have been down to the Festival you may have noticed some unique green initiatives in place this year. New this year is a ‘green tent’ that is home to a ‘green machine’ which keeps track of the environmental responsibility […]

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Emerging Artist Profile: Gloria Tsang

by Brandon Getz

For Gloria Tsang, pottery is as much meditation as it is creation.  “I love the warm wet clay oozing through my fingers and its flexibility to manifest my artistic curiosity and creativity,” says the artist.  That meditative quality shows in the design of her ceramics: from the simple swirls of vines etched into the side […]

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Squonk Opera brings GO Roadshow to the Festival!

by Emily O'Donnell GO-Roadshow-Icon

Opera was one of the first artistic forms to incorporate multimedia. Today, Squonk Opera has taken that to the next level. An eccentric ensemble that hails from Pittsburgh, Squonk Opera blends instrumental music and soaring vocals with psychedelic visuals and video. It all comes together to form a unique type of theater, an opera for […]

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Emerging Artist Profile: Ryder Henry

by Brandon Getz

Ryder Henry doesn’t create art: he creates worlds.  His model city “4 Lydia” stands like a scaled-down snapshot of next-century urbanity, with tiny future-cars frozen mid-commute on a horseshoe highway and each Jetsonian building detailed down to its furnished rooms.  It’s a futuristic metropolis built out of cardboard and Elmer’s glue.  In other corners of […]

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Weekend 1 Artists Market Awards

by Kristin Garbarino

This weekend $5,000 in cash awards were given to select Artists Market participants.  Three Jurors–Adam Welch, Nicole Capozzi, and Christiane Leach–evaluated all of the work and handed out awards. Another $5,000 in cash awards will be handed out next weekend, for a total of $10,000.   First Weekend Artists Market Award-winners: Best in Show: Seth Clark […]

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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra returns to the Festival!

by Emily O'Donnell Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Last year, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra returned to the Arts Festival for the first time in over thirty years. As the sun set, a crowd of 15,000 filled the grassy area in front of the Dollar Bank Stage to listen to the symphony for free. The experience of listening to classical music in Pittsburgh is […]

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AcoustiCafe Showcases Local Singer-Songwriter Talent

by Brandon Getz

“Pittsburgh isn’t that big,” says Mark Willson, founder of AcoustiCafe.  Pittsburgh, however, is big enough to field an incredible lineup of 40 local musicians at this year’s Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival.  In its fourth year hosting a stage of all regional singer-songwriter acts, AcoustiCafe brings both brand-new artists and Arts Festival veterans to […]

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Festival is community

by Renee Rosensteel

I’ve been photographing the festival for about a week now. It has a place in my heart because of the COMMUNITY that thrives within it. I hula hoop with young women, listen to toddlers explain their latest “Creative Re-Use” creation, and sit beside master painters as they work. These folks know me–not the photographer, but […]

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Juried Art shows the unique talent of Pittsburgh artists.

by Emily O'Donnell

The Three Rivers Arts Festival has always been a place where established and emerging artists could come together to share their art with the public. Since the beginning of the festival, the Juried Visual Art Exhibition has been a major part of the festivities. The exhibition was begun as a regional show but eventually expanded […]

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Take the Survey

by Lauren

We want to know what you thought of the 2010 Festival and get your ideas for 2011.

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The WQED Tent

by Emily Chiodo

If you’re a native Pittsburgher, odds are you grew up watching high-quality kid-friendly shows on WQED. Perhaps you’re an avid listener of the superb broadcasting from WQED-fm 89.3. Or maybe you’re one of those folks who can’t wait to read Pittsburgh Magazine from cover to cover each month. Whatever the case, it’s not surprising to […]

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Eco-Artists

by Emily Chiodo

Many industries are examining the way they do business to determine where and when more earth-conscious decisions can be made. Artists and craftsmen have been keen to this idea for some time – long before “green” became trendy. One dedicated artist even compiled a rather practical and intuitive online how-to list filled with tips to […]

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The Art of Technology Performances

by Tim

Not long ago, we let you know about the visual art component of “The Art of Technology”, a feature combining art and technology produced in collaboration with Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Art + Technology Initiative.  Now I’m here to highlight the performance side of this feature, which includes some local musicians who give new meaning to […]

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New Juried Visual Art Exhibition

by Lauren

In 2009, a major Festival surveying initiative identified two major themes: Festival visitors wanted more visual art and a greater sense of participation in the art at the Festival. The survey results were so clear, there wasn’t even a difficult decision to make: it was time to bring back juried art. As opposed to a […]

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Volunteer!

by Lauren

Help make Pittsburgh’s largest and greenest arts event a huge success!

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Hands-On Activities!

by Emily Chiodo

Folks, it’s summertime – and that means it’s time to get the kiddies off the couch or out of the chair. It’s time to loosen that claw-like grip they have around the remote or the game joystick or the mouse and put those hands to more productive, more enriching use. At Three Rivers Arts Festival, […]

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Bike to the Festival

by Lauren

Our good friends over at Bike Pittsburgh have created a fantastic guide for biking to Three Rivers Arts Festival.

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More Openers

by Ross Scarano

This is the second in a two part series on the opening musical acts at this year’s Three Rivers Arts Festival. Justin Townes Earle Opening for Kris Kristofferson Friday, June 11 Dollar Bank Stage at Point State Park Violating the long-established rules of parent/child musical taste, Steve Earle plays rock-inflected country while his son, Justin […]

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Openers – Part 1

by Ross Scarano

Headlining acts are only part of the equation: everyone knows without a great opener to warm the crowd, a show can easily go off the rails. With this post, the first in a two part series, we’ll introduce you to the great opening acts you’ll find at this year’s Three Rivers Arts Festival. Nathaniel Rateliff […]

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The Art of Technology

by Tim Lori Hepner

Produced in collaboration with Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Art + Tech Initiative, The Art of Technology at Three Rivers Arts Festival showcases some of the region’s leading artists and technologists.

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The Spoken Word of Bassey Ikpi

by Emily Chiodo

This Nigerian-born poet/writer is a woman who clearly thinks before she speaks, but definitely allows us to hear the truest form of her thoughts and feelings – a process many of us might find too emotionally difficult to even attempt.

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Patty Griffin

by Ross Scarano

Passing her $50 dollars across the counter to the music store clerk, did Patty Griffin feel destiny nodding silently behind her 16-year-old shoulder? She had just bought her first guitar. The year was 1980 and Griffin had just taken the first steps onto the path leading to a record deal, numerous successful albums, and a […]

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Attack Theatre: R.A.M. (Random Accumulated Memories)

by Emily Chiodo

One of the most compelling components of Three Rivers Arts Festival is the patron experience. Sure, the collection of hand-crafted works of art is staggering and the lineup of mind-blowing music rivals some of the best in the country, but let’s be honest… if a tree falls in the forest, does it make a sound? […]

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Local Indie Music Showcase

by Ross Scarano

In years past, Three Rivers Arts Festival has brought great local acts to the Dollar Bank Stage, introducing Pittsburghers to up-and-coming bands like Donora and Meeting of Important People. This year, we’ve upped the ante with our first ever Local Indie Music Showcase. Here’s the lowdown on the 4 exciting bands.

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Kris Kristofferson

by Ross Scarano

Anecdotes from Kris Kristofferson’s life speak volumes about his diverse talents. With Kristofferson, tiny moments have this way of unfolding into other tales from a life almost too packed with adventure and accomplishment to be real. For instance, he wrote “Help Me Make It Through the Night,” one of his most popular, achingly romantic numbers, […]

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Creativity Zone: Catch of the Day

by Emily Chiodo

Much of Ashley Hodder’s public art incorporates elements of nature: foliage, animals, jewel-toned skies. Maybe you’ve seen some of her murals simply going about your day in the South Side or on Mt. Washington. Or perhaps you have driven past the construction fence outside the new Penguins arena and noticed the way she repurposed old […]

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Ingrid Michaelson

by Ross Scarano

Pop success can no longer be determined by the Billboard charts alone. Now, to find out who’s really doing big things, you need to check out which albums Starbucks is plugging, who is racing up the iTunes charts, or what artist is finding regular work via primetime television. By these new, Internet age standards, Ingrid Michaelson is Britney Spears.

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Los Amigos Invisibles

by Ross Scarano

By seamlessly incorporating the infectious basslines and dancefloor ready rhythms of disco into their Latin pop tunes, Venezuelan group Los Amigos Invisibles is reminding us that maybe polyester leisure suits were the only reason we wanted disco dead.

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Emerging Artist Scholarship Winners – Part 4

by Tim

This is the final post in a series of posts introducing this year’s Emerging Artist Scholarship recipients.  The following artists, in addition to the artists previously revealed, will be showcasing their work at the Festival’s Artists Market. Deanna Mance Deanna Mance draws complex cities of lines, shapes and colors.  She creates her work, using ink, graphite and acrylics, on tea-stained […]

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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

by Ross Scarano

Quitting a band like Drive-By Truckers does not make for the easiest road. Jason Isbell, though, is trouncing the odds with his gifts as a guitarist, singer and songwriter.

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Paddle at the Point

by Lauren

As Pittsburgh and the world celebrate World Environment Day on Saturday, June 5, join Paddle at the Point and help put Pittsburgh’s watershed on the map by setting a new Guinness World Record™ for Largest Raft of Canoes/Kayaks.

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One World Tribe

by Ross Scarano

At least one reggae-etc. band is blowing up Erie (and the surrounding area) with grooves and a positive message of global harmony. They go by the name of One World Tribe, and on June 7 they’ll preach in Pittsburgh, showering Three Rivers Arts Festival patrons with funky rhythms, luminous vocal harmonies and lyrics brimming over with hope.

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Emerging Artist Scholarship Winners – Part 3

by Tim

This is part three of a series of posts introducing this year’s Emerging Artist Scholarship recipients.  The following two artists, in addition to the artists previously mentioned, will be showcasing their work at the festival’s Artists Market. Jason Woolslare Painter Jason Woolslare brings ideas that are traditionally associated with the streets to the canvas.  His combination of acrylic […]

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Dirty Dozen Brass Band

by Ross Scarano

For the second year running, Three Rivers Arts Festival pays tribute to the cultural Mecca that is New Orleans by bringing to Pittsburgh another exciting musical act from the land of Mardi Gras, the birthplace of jazz.

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More Headline Shows

by Lauren One World Tribe

Thanks to everyone who commented on our 2010 headline music announcement. We love to hear about what Festival fans want to see, and wish that we had three month’s worth of stage time (and budget!) to bring every one of the bands you mentioned to Pittsburgh.  We definitely pay attention to what you say as […]

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Guster

by Ross Scarano

From their liberal show-taping policy to their near-constant road journal updates on their website, Guster invites their fans to participate in the success of the band. Only a band with both feet firmly planted on the ground could maintain such a positive relationship with their fans.

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Hi, I’m blogging for you

by Tim

I’m Tim Haney, and I’m currently interning at The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, where one of my jobs is to keep you informed about Three Rivers Arts Festival.

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Emerging Artist Scholarship Winners – Part 2

by Tim

This is part two of a series of posts introducing this year’s Emerging Artist Scholarship recipients.  These following artists will be showcasing their work at the festival’s Artists Market throughout the festival. Christopher Ruane Christopher Ruane is a photographer and digital artist who dreams of blurring the boundary between art and  technology.  He uses cutting-edge computer […]

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Alejandro Escovedo

by Ross Scarano

Once a punk guitarist, now hailed as the “godfather of modern country rock,” Escovedo has the kind of winding story we seldom encounter in the Internet age of music.

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Emerging Artist Scholarship Winners – Part 1

by Tim

Three Rivers Arts Festival’s Emerging Artist Scholarship Program helps local artists new to outdoor festivals show their work for the first time, providing them with a tent and booth space free of charge. The scholarship helps these artists launch their art careers and also hooks them up with established artist mentors who can give them advice and […]

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Poster Contest Winners

by Lauren

I’m sure many of you have been eagerly awaiting the results of the 2010 Three Rivers Arts Festival Poster Contest. We received 70 eligible entries from artists from around the Pittsburgh region. The results are in, and now, we are proud to announce the four winners. All four winners’ artwork will be produced as posters, […]

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Help Us Keep the Festival Free

by Lauren TRAF Crowd

Your support – even just $10 or $25 – helps to make sure concerts are free, art and entertainment are everywhere, and that all can enjoy the incredible sights and sounds of this region without putting a burden on the family budget.

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The 50th Anniversary Quilt is Ready!

by Sasha

You probably know that the Three Rivers Arts Festival is the Pittsburgh region’s largest showcase of visual and performing arts.  What you might not remember is that the Three Rivers Arts Festival celebrated its 50th anniversary last summer. To honor this milestone occasion, a group of local quilters including Quilt Pittsburgh and the Three Rivers […]

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Flickr

by Lauren

This is a test post from , a fancy photo sharing thing.

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