What Was It Like To Organize a LGBT Film Festival in Pgh During the 1980s?

We are proud to be the social media sponsor of the 32nd ReelQ LGBTQ Film Festival which starts this Friday, October 13 at the Harris Theater in Downtown Pittsburgh. To honor this cultural history, we interviewed two of the board members from early days. David Doorley was involved from 1987 onward. Laura Annibalini as involved […]

ReelQ Film Festival Returns for 32nd Year in Pittsburgh

The 32nd LGBTQ Film Festival opens in Pittsburgh on Friday, October 13, 2017 at The Harris Theater. ReelQ runs through October 21. 16 films, 4 sets of shorts (ha – pun!) and two great parties. Check out the complete schedule here. Here’s the things you need to know NOW Festival passes are available online so […]

Kierra Darshell Brings Drag Brunch Back to James Street This Weekend

Saturday, October 1 head over to James Street Gastropub for one of the finest brunches in the city – drag brunch hosted by Kierra Darshell, Pittsburgh’s First Lady of Drag. We are pleased to be the official social media sponsor of this one-of-a-kind event. Doors open at 12 PM and the show starts at 12:30. […]

Drag Brunch, Queer Burlesque at James St Gastropub in September

Two terrific shows at James Street this month featuring LGBTQ performance artists doing their best to entertain you. Great admission prices and great queer entertainment in our own backyard. I love love love that James Street brings queer entertainment to our side of town on a regular basis. Drag Brunch is a wonderful event. The […]

James Street Gastropub Hosts Drag, Burlesque Events This Weekend

This post is part of our social media sponsorship opportunities.  The weekend of August 19-20 brings two funsational events to the Northside of Pittsburgh with good food and libations paired with smoking hot drag and burlesque shows. What more poetic way to show up and support the lives of our neighbors than by supporting queer […]

Q&A with Maryann ‘Sunhands’ of The Ovarian Psycos Cycle Brigade #ReelQPuff

Ovarian Psycho

We are proud to be the official social media sponsor of the ReelQ Pittsburgh Underground Film Festival (PUFF) August 4-6, 2017 at the Melwood Screening Room. The opening night feature is Ovarian Psycos directed by Kate Trumbull LaValle, Joanna Sokolowski. Ovarian Psycos documents a new generation of fierce, unapologetic and feminist women of color from the Eastside of Los Angeles who […]

Q&A About Queer Short Film ‘How to Find a Man’ #ReelQPuff

We are proud to be the official social media sponsor of the ReelQ Pittsburgh Underground Film Festival (PUFF) August 4-6, 2017 at the Melwood Screening Room. Saturday at 12 PM – Only In Pittsburgh! was created to showcase emerging LGBTQ+ short films made by the ‘Burgh’s burgeoning film community.  ReelQ teamed up with Film Kitchen and the Indie […]

GIVEAWAY: Tickets to Earth, Wind & Fire and CHIC feat. Nile Rodgers LIVE in concert!

Enter to win a pair of tickets to see Earth, Wind & Fire and CHIC feat. Nile Rodgers LIVE in concert!   Enter for the chance to win a pair of tickets to see two of the most successful and critically-acclaimed bands – Earth, Wind & Fire and CHIC ft. Nile Rodgers – on the 2054 […]

EXCLUSIVE: Win Tickets to See FIERCE Queer Burlesque Performancers

Less than a week until the 5th Annual FIERCE! Queer International Burlesque Festival returns to Pittsburgh for four days of fabulous. And we’ve got FREE pairs of tickets to five different performances. Friday Night Showcase at James Street Gastropub 8 PM headlining guest Red Hot Anniefrom Chicago, “Pride” Feature Anja Keister from NYC, and your host Viva Valezz! from […]

International Queer Burlesque Festival Returns to Pittsburgh

The FIERCE! International Queer Burlesque Festival returns home to Pittsburgh for its fifth year of celebrating the fusion of queer identity and the art of burlesque. We had a chance to talk with founder and Pittsburgh resident, Andrea Varela aka Viva Valezz. Note: we are pleased to be the official Social Media Sponsor for this […]