Arts + Culture

Northside is rich with history of famous artists, national sites, and a lost city that continue to inspire today’s landscape of defining communities and individuals.

Banjo Night in the Northside a longstanding event for all ages

Every Wednesday night at the Elks Lodge #339 in the Northside, the Banjo Club, a neighborhood staple since the late 80s, performs banjo music...

Alleys, Axles & Ales returns to Allegheny West

The third annual car show, local beer tasting and self-guided tour of the Northside's Allegheny West neighborhood took place on Saturday, September 29. By Sophia...

Jazz Conspiracy brings swing to Northside

The Jazz Conspiracy started as a "rehearsal band" but ended up fueling a larger swing movement in Pittsburgh's Northside. By Nick Eustis Photos by Clifton Loosier Pittsburgh...

Public art project gives Riverview Park fresh coat of paint

Artists Ramiro Davaro-Comas, Sandy Kessler Kaminski and Linda Wallen were recently chosen to complete works in Riverview Park for a pilot "Art in Parks" program...

Prime Stage Theatre prepares for 22nd season

Three Prime Stage performances at New Hazlett Theater explore the theme of “courage" this season. By Nick Eustis In addition to producing its own creative work,...

Manchester holds annual African American Heritage Day parade

The annual African American Heritage Day parade kicked off in the Northside on Saturday, August 25 at 11 a.m.  Photos by Ashlee Green This year's African...

Craft beer fans gather in Northside to celebrate launch of Pittsburgh Brewery Guide

"Pittsburgh is a beer-drinking town, and we're all neighbors here," reads the first page of the new Pittsburgh Brewery Guide. The guide debuted on...

Mattress Factory’s new Artists in Residence exhibition to open in September

The Northside museum will highlight the work of five artists from across the globe this fall as part of its Artists in Residence program.  By...

Fresh Fest, Pittsburgh’s first Black beer festival, held at Nova Place

  By Ashlee Green Photos by Lauren Stauffer On Saturday, August 11, Pittsburgh's first Black beer festival was held at Nova Place from 5 to 9 p.m....

Third annual Puppet Slam ‘n Picnic tonight in Spring Hill

By Ashlee Green Photo By Larry Rippel In collaboration with Spring Hill Brewing, the Puppetry Guild of Pittsburgh will host its third annual Puppet Slam 'n...