The Tweet Seats – Celebrating Bricolage Urban Scrawl

Bricolage

I was quite thrilled and honored to be one of two local twitter users invited to live-tweet an upcoming fundraiser for Bricolage as an extension of their “tweet seats” initiative. While many theater companies include social media in their media plans, few do so for fundraisers. This is an innovative approach to community engagement and […]

How Alexander Solzhenitsyn and Vanessa German Taught Me About Art

What is art? While growing up in Pittsburgh during the 1970’s and 1980’s, art was seemingly far removed from my everyday life. No one in my family or immediate circle was an artist (that I know of, at least) and we didn’t actively participate in the arts community. Art seemed like something for rich people. […]

If I Could Guarantee These People Read My Blog

Pittsburgh Lesbian

If you could have a guarantee that one, specific person was reading your blog, who would you want that person to be? Why? What do you want to say to them? I have a list. It is not in order of preference. First, Mayor Bill Peduto’s deputy chief of staff, John Fournier. It would be […]

LGBTQ&A: vanessa german. artist. lover. citizen

An occasional series where we pose some questions to local LGBTQ folks (and Allies) to learn more about their personal experiences with LGBTQ culture. Click here for a complete list of all LGBTQ&A profiles.  During Pride 2013, we are trying to feature someone each day. The first time I saw Vanessa perform was at a queer […]