Liquid Sundays: April 10

March 24th, 2011 geekstar Posted in Art, Events, Friends & Fun Times, Music, Pittsburgh, SHOUT OUT! No Comments »

What: Liquid Sundays featuring Wise Blood, Wreckids, and Huck Finn
When: Sunday April 10; 6-10 p.m. (21+ event)
Where: J. Verno Studios, 3030 Jane Street, 15203 (South Side)
Price: $12 advance; $15 door, Order tix at
Facebook Event: Click here
Past Photos:

Ticket price includes light appetizers and 3 drink tickets at the bar.

There will be a variety of local artists including:

  • David Calfo (Wood, Resin, Steel)
  • Kevin Rupert (Painting)
  • Andrew Oh Ellis (Visual Art and Design)
  • Rebecca Chiappelli
  • Laura Mustio (Photography)
  • Marcia Furman (Acrylic Paintings)
  • Adalgisa Bosonetto (Contemporary Glass Mosaics)
  • Live pottery showing by Marko Biddle

Some of the art for the event will be available for purchase from the individual artists.

“Liquid Sundays are a way for us to recognize the exceptional talent we have here in Pittsburgh, and to build connection and community around that reality” Ethan Harrington, an organizer for the event commented. “We are really excited to be hosting such a great lineup to launch this Spring event.”

Liquid Sundays is an art and music event that seeks to promote, engage and connect Pittsburgh’s dynamic art and music scene. It’s a quarterly event held at J. Verno Studios in the South Side.

This is one of Geekstar’s FAVORITE Pittsburgh events. Come support Pittsburgh’s music and art scene!

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Video: Steeler Fans Superbowl Victory East Carson Street Pittsburgh

February 1st, 2011 geekstar Posted in Friends & Fun Times, Giggles, Pittsburgh 2 Comments »

So, after two years…I finally edited together a compilation of all things yinzer, South Side, and Superbowl Steelers from 2009! My friends and I watched the Superbowl at the Double Wide Grill and then joined thousands of Steeler fans on East Carson Street. Fortunately, I was armed with my Flip video camera to capture all the craziness. The following video is a compilation of the best clips from over 80 videos I took that night. I have to say, this was some of the best people watching I have ever experienced anywhere. It’s up there with the annual “Furry Convention” we crashed last summer. Speaking of which, I still need to get those photos posted…

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Future Son…A Letter from Father to Son with Keyboards and Apricots

January 7th, 2011 geekstar Posted in Film, Friends & Fun Times, Giggles, Music, SHOUT OUT! No Comments »

I love that my cousin is weird. Please share this masterpiece with friends.
Much thanks. ~ geekstar

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October 31st, 2010 geekstar Posted in Events, Friends & Fun Times, Giggles, photography, Pittsburgh 7 Comments »

The theme was Andy Warhol, the Factory, the 60’s, psychedelic…you get the picture. The verdict is that Evaline’s annual Halloween Party was a blast! Here are some photos of some of my favorite costumes from the evening. Enjoy!

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Click on any of the photos below to view full-size, leave a comment, or share on Twitter or Facebook!:

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Joseph Arthur: Photo Recap Liquid Sundays 6/6/10

June 7th, 2010 geekstar Posted in Art, Events, Friends & Fun Times, Music, photography, Pittsburgh, SHOUT OUT! 8 Comments »

Last night Joseph Arthur played an intimate set at Joseph Arthur has been one of my favorite artists for nearly ten years. It was the fourth time I’ve seen him live in concert and by far one of my favorite shows to date. Joseph incorporates live looping into his sets where he creates layers and layers of interesting vocal and instrument samples. This creates an amazing and unique concert experience. He also created a large painting while performing on stage. He typically only incorporates art into his shows at venues where he already has a close relationship. So this was an unexpected but appreciated addition to the show. He finished the concert by performing an impromptu acoustic encore while sitting on the merch table surrounded by family and fans.

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Urban Garden Party: Mattress Factory Friday June 18

May 25th, 2010 geekstar Posted in Art, Events, Fashion, Food & Drink, Friends & Fun Times, Music, Pittsburgh, SHOUT OUT! 4 Comments »

Mattress Factory Urban Garden Party

Each year, the Mattress Factory’s Urban Garden Party becomes the talk of the town as more than 1,000 attendees turn out to help support the museum’s mission with one heck of a fundraising party!

Friday, June 18, 2010
7:00 PM (VIP Pre-Party at 6:00 PM)
The Mattress Factory is located at 500 Sampsonia Way in Pittsburgh’s North Side is part of the Urban Garden Party Street team. Please help me reach my ticket sale quota by ordering from the link posted below. Support the arts in Pittsburgh! Thanks so much!


As the Mattress Factory’s primary annual fund raising event, the Garden Party is vital to the organization’s programming and has helped the museum push the artistic envelope for more than three decades.

2009 Urban Garden Party

London based DJ collective Eclectic Method will be headlining from 9 PM till 11 PM. You have to love these guys because they made a video collage of robots set to their music! I love robots!

Eclectic Method – Robots from Eclectic Method on Vimeo.

The night will also include DJ Omar Abdul, Artist Tim Kaulen & Sean Derry. There will be skateboards from Mr. Smalls Funhouse just like it’s 1988 all over again!

For one night only, many of Pittsburgh’s best restaurants and bars will come together to offer an amazing selection of delectable edibles and liberating libations. Their donations in support of the Mattress Factory are included in the cost of your ticket to the Urban Garden Party.

Food and beverages for the Urban Garden Party generously donated by:

Atria’s at PNC Park
B2 Restaurants
big Catering
Bistro to Go
Bluecoat Gin
BoxSpring Cafe
Buena Vista Coffee
Chocolate Fountains by Chad
Clement / Crawford
Coca Café
Coco’s Cupcake Café
Common Place Coffee Company
Divine Delectables
Double Wide Grill
Dozen Bake Shop
Engine House #25
Embury/Firehouse Lounge
Gina Marie’s Catering
GIVE Water
Hyde Park
Frank B. Fuhrer
Fuze/Smart Water/Vitamin Water
La Creme
La Prima
Legends of the North Shore
M Catering
Monterey Pub
My Goodies
Opening Night Catering
Penn 1861 Rye Vodka
Pretzel Crazy
Pittsburgh Candy Buffet
Quiet Storm
Red Bull
Remo’s Catering
Rita’s Italian Ice
Sonoma Grille
Spaghetti Warehouse
Spice Island Tea House
Square Café
The Goodie Truck
The Greek Gormet
Vieux Carre Absinthe
Yes, We Cater


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Photo Recap: Midlake at Diesel 4/5/10

April 7th, 2010 geekstar Posted in Events, Friends & Fun Times, Music, photography, Pittsburgh 4 Comments »

Midlake was amazing! I thoroughly enjoyed seeing this band play live. There were four guitarists on stage at all time which created a layered ethereal sound. I was very impressed by the talent among all the band members. Pretty much every musician played multiple instruments from flutes, to recorders, to keyboards, to percussion. There were always a minimum of two musicians singing at one time to create the harmony that is Midlake’s unique throwback sound. Anyways, check out the video below to get a taste of the concert. I only had my little point and shoot camera but here are a few photos from Monday’s show. I definitely recommend seeing Midlake if you have the opportunity. I was actually very surprised that show wasn’t more packed. I’m not sure if it was due to a lack of advertising or lack of radio airplay on local indie stations. I thought it was a shame more people didn’t come out to the concert. They were that good.

Midlake at Diesel Pittsburgh



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