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Congrats, Sharon Needles!

November 14, 2011 | 3 Comments

The news that Sharon Needles made it onto Season four of RuPaul’s Drag Race has been making its rounds today on the Facebooks. We’d been hearing this rumor for weeks now, but it wasn’t confirmed...

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Potty Poetry

October 17, 2011 | 2 Comments

It recently came to my attention that someone else in the Pgh shares my affinity for bathroom graffiti. They’ve even taken it one step further and deemed it poetic. Inspired by online literary journal Ophelia...

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Outside the Lines

October 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Outside the Lines is an annual benefit for the MLK Moving the Lives of Kids Community Mural Project. Nakturnal has been a proud supporter of the event for years. The program’s mission is simple –...

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Pathways to Change: Performances and Awards

October 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

You might remember a little blip we did a few weeks ago on the Three Rivers Community Foundation’s Building Change: A Convergence for Social Justice. We’re here to tell you more about a series of...

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VIA: so far

October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Bodies, synths, bass, fog, projections, energy, 3D, sweat, beers, beats, Matt Wellins, saxophones, Abstract Birds, Battles, vibrations, Pure Hype, workshops, freakdance, Walls, spaces, ears, FaltyDL, horses, Brenmar, colors, heartbeats, Four Tet, whomps, blur, booze, thunder,...

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The Rest of VIA

October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Holy Hell, we’ve dedicated the past four days on the blog to VIA and we still aren’t done covering it all! JEEZ LOUISE! This is a lot of shiyat. But hey, that’s okay, because I’m...

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VIA Need to Know

October 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Think you know all there is to know about VIA yet? If you’ve read part 1, 2, and 3 of our preview, you’re on the right track, but we’re here to fill you with a...

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VIA for Dummies – Part Three

October 4, 2011 | 1 Comments

Our third and final installment of VIA for Dummies leaves us one day away from the festival kickoff. Close those eyes while you still can. Rest up, and school yourself on what to expect during...

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VIA for Dummies – Part Two

October 3, 2011 | 1 Comments

We’ve got a lot to cover in this post, so we’ll keep the intro short and simple. We have dissected the festival’s first big night, Friday, complete with after party, so you’ll be able to...

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VIA For Dummies – Part One

September 30, 2011 | 2 Comments

Prepare to have your mind blown, over and over and over, in a continuous cycle, four days in a row. This is my advice to you VIA noobs. If you take away nothing else from...

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Midnight Radio 4 – Bootleggin' and Bathtub Gin

September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

We had the pleasure of attending opening night for Bricolage’s latest production, Midnight Radio 4: Bootleggin’ and Bathtub Gin. I can’t say enough fantastic things about Bricolage. Their productions are top-notch and always a delight....

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Brew House Alumni Exhibition and Silent Auction

September 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Yes, it’s true. Despite many artists being left high and dry in 2009, the Brew House is sell alive and kickin’. As someone who is personal friends with many of the Brew House artists, I...

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