We are dedicated to bringing out the soul of underground culture in the city of bridges and helping build a community interconnected with the elements beneath the surface. Our goal is to promote collective creativity through a fluid intersection of people, places, ideas and vibrations. In doing so, we seek to connect independent arts and culture to the urban development of Pittsburgh and unlock the potential energy through the poetry of people in motion....


Sat Sept 13th | 10pm
@ Shadow Lounge


new   Aug 28th, 2003 Update WE'RE BACK ONLINE!  Our web hacks are back from their vacations and have been burning some grease to bring another massive update online. It's been quite an effort taking everyone's feedback, suggestions, and emails but that's what this website is.  It's largely the product of your ideas - we do not solicit nor do we accept any advertising or revenue for this website.  element 5  is a community based project and collective. Your continued feedback is important to us as we continually  improve our website to bring you up to date cultural and community info.  Please feel free to drop us a message anytime - element5ive@yahoo.com  .  A quick list of new things you'll find on this website:  In addition to our weekly event picks and community message listing, you can now find links message boards, email lists from other arts + culture collectives, new audio links, job hunting resources, and much more. Also, feel free to explore the continually expanding Culture section of our website.


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        ·       wrct 88.3 FM

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        ·       pittsburgh independent media center

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        ·       Ground Zero  [Aug 27th, 2003]

        ·       Bridgespotters [Aug 25th, 2003]

        ·       Emayhem [Aug 25th, 2003]

        ·       Penn Avenue Arts Initiative [Aug 27th, 2003]

        ·       Pitt Arts [Aug 27th, 2003]

        ·       Greater Pittsburgh Arts Alliance [Aug 27th, 2003]

        ·       CLOH.org [Aug 27th, 2003]

        ·       element 5 [archive]





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