May 1 Unblured EVENTS Schedule

Rik Allen's Glass Robot. Photo by Nathan J. Shaulis

Come Early...Stay Late
 GA/GI @ Unblurred First Fridays
 From 6 pm to 10 pm
 4800-5500 Penn Ave
Art, Technology, Farms, Eco Fashion and more!
  [Check back as our listings update regularly]

....below traveling from Penn @ Negley Avenue toward downtown

GA/GI Schedule of Events
 --Check or call venue for specific hours of operation--

*Great location for kids!

* 608 S. Millvale St SIDEWALL--Jennifer Howison, new work premiers at sidewall
sidewall is a public mural exhibition space hosted on the side wall of a private residence at 608 S. Millvale Ave. The space is dedicated to showing new local and national work every month, to increase opportunities for artists to publicly exhibit, as well as inspire verbal and visual dialogue around current issues. Jennifer Howison is the May sidewall artist. 5:00pm-7:00pm.

5467 Penn Commonplace Coffee/ Voluto--Celebrating their 3rd anniversary; serving affogato's with Millie's Handmade ice cream and pie a la mode from Drew's Pie Supply! If you're into libations, beer a special espresso and coffee cocktail collaboration with Bar Marco. For your eye appetite, the brilliant Celeste Neuhaus will be on hand to discuss her new art installation in our space.
5504 Penn/ Robin's Nest--Pittsburgh art talent abounds at this unique boutique, buy hand-crafted gifts, paintings, cards and natural body care products. 

* GA/GI Headquarters /5572 Penn Pittsburgh Glass Center-- Get all the info about GA/GI! This venue also offers glass blowing demos all evening; a full Artz Explosion featuring spoken word and Tracksploitation from 6:30-8 pm; REINVENTION Fashion show @ 8 pm.

5440 Penn/ Tee Rex Syndicate--TBA

* 5411 Penn/ Edge/GBBN Studio--Hosts Climate & Urban Systems Partnership. Learn fun strategies for adapting to climate change; see a cool art installation; special guests: The Pittsburgh Conservancy. 

5335 Penn/ BFG Cafe--Group Show Pittsburgh artists curated by Pittsburgh sculptor and artist, Susan Wagner, plus tasty Greek fare from the restaurant's menu. until 8 pm

5404 Chop, WOK & Talk! Cooking School--For 13 years Dorothy Tague has been teaching ethnic cooking classes for the general public, private parties and team building events. Besides studying in the area  she has studied in France, Italy, New York and Thailand.  The classes consist of 8-10 people doing a 3 hour hands-on cooking class.  Students eat all foods cooked and go home with the recipes .  Classes are:  Chinese, Thai, Greek, Indian, Italian, Moroccan, Spanish, Dim Sum, Paleo, Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Perogies &

Penn and N. Pacific--Garfield Night Market' Grand Opening of Garfield Market! Local craft Vendors, music, food trucks, and a wonderful carnival atmosphere right in the heart of the business distrtict.

* 5201 Penn/ Community Farm Leaders--Meet and learn from the people who make urban farming happen in Garfield. Talk with farming friends from  Fairfield Garden , Healcrest Farm, and others.
5151 Penn Ave /PULSE--Twasonga (We Move): Voices from Kenya’s Disability Rights Movement by Jenna Baron. Twasonga, a Swahili word meaning, "We Move," is a photo exhibit of Kenya's disability rights movement.

5139 Penn/ Boom Concepts--Pittsburgh POC Zine Distro Launch!  

The POC Zine Distro will feature an array of youth-focused topics: personal memoirs, afro-futurist science fiction, queer and Trans experiences/identities, political and social commentary, yoga, herbal remedies for healing and wellness, youth expressions, intersectionality, feminism, poetry, comics, art, mental health, his/herstory and much more. The Distro facilitates collaborative publication efforts, creating zines that are available for educators to use to discuss racism, cultural appropriation, gentrification, colonization, healing, wellness, resistance and art.  Join us for a radical literary exchange with readings, performances, music and visual art as we celebrate people of color, resistance, cultural preservation and liberation.

5125 Penn /Assemble--Amerikkka: A Post Racial Society, installation and assembled items from first time exhibited artist, and high school student: Alaric X. Also get info on upcoming Assemble events and youth classes. 

5123 Penn/ Community Thrift--Not their first GA/GI rodeo. This is recycling 101. Clothing, art, glassware, art, and furniture donated to support the Thomas Merton Center.

5122 Penn Light: A Luminous Project & Regent Penn--A dynamic duo in a dynamic pace. Light is a collection of neon art and signage curated by Martin Potoczny. Regent Penn are designer/builders with a  photography exhibition of their finest work.

5111 Penn/ The Clay Penn--Laura McLauglin always showcases the finest of her own work and other fascinating artists from the area.  

5110 Penn/ Mostly Mod & ARTica Gallery--Special art guests Pop Des Fleurs brought in Just for GA/GI give this Retro store some real eco verve. Also enjoy Mike's Flea Market outdoors. As always... Great prices on mid-century gear and wear.

5106 Penn/ Bunker Project--VOLKSBEAST: An exhibition of over 50 band posters circa 2012 - 2015 by Joe Mruk (RedBuffalo Illustration) as part of the May Unblurred Art Crawl! Special performances by Polar Scoüt and Sea Rights! All posters on display will be for sale! All sales will help fund Joe
Mruk's trip to teach summer art camp at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation! Free vegetarian food!!

5149 Penn/ The International Children's Gallery--TBA

5015 Penn/ Most Wanted Fine Art--The "full monty" always from MFW!  Includes: Projecto Mardre Latina showcases the diversity of motherhood; Band Grand Snafu and Econolast; Art by Noir...and FREE BEER from Rock Bottom. 

5006 Penn/ Irma Freeman Center for the Imagination--The Big Little Show, an expansive exhibition of miniatures by local artists in a variety of mediums. Curated by Sheila Ali; Plus info on IF's Art Summer Camps for Kids.

5005 Penn/Law Office of Richard J. Walters and The Dance Emporium--Come join us as we dance Classic "Golden Age" Argentine Tango music in the Office, and Nuevo/Alternative Tango downstairs in the Artspace and explore and dance Tango Nuevo to groups like Bajofondo, GotanProject, Otros Aries, and to triphop and rock, whatever arguably fits into the Nuevo/Alternative Argentine Tango musical lexicon. For information, contact or 412-721-7771-- 9:30pm - 1:30am

5001 Penn/Artisan Tattoo Gallery--Based in Pittsburgh and started in 2010, Poison Apple Printshop brings you handmade art and fashion inspired by witchcraft, magic, and the occult. The shop was started by artist and printmaker Adrienne Rozzi as a means to showcase her artwork and printed goods as well as share her love of all things mystical and magical

5013 Penn Ave.--Fab window display features mixed media by Sarah Wojdylak through May 31.

4901 Penn Local 412--The Paradise Collection. Selected works that include art and original photography by Paradise Gray aka Paradise the Architect, member of the hip hop group X Clan, and co-curator of the hip hop museum in New York City.

4919 Penn/ Modern Formations--Artist, Ross Hardy's one man exhibition "Black Room/Color Room" extols the virtues of rust in an artistic application.

* 4913 Penn/ Center for Post Natural History--TBA

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