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
June 19th Update – Get involved. The city of bridges is picking up momentum as far as happenings underneath the surface, however, the elements above ground don’t quite understand. Kudo’s to the folks who showed city hall the true force of the underground Click here to read more
Thank you for checking out element 5.
element 5 picks (June 19th-June 30th, 2002):
Wed June 19th – Funkhouse Artists presents The Dave Throckmorton Trio feat. Paul Thompson on Bass, Ben Opie on Sax
and Throck on the Drums. @ The
Quiet Storm Café.
Thurs June 20th - SHOWCASE THURSDAYS @ CLUB LAGA.
Thurs June 20th - CLub
Thurs June 20th - Famed album cover and poster designer ART CHANTRY: Live At The Andy Warhol
Museum. Gritty, funny, and refreshingly low-tech, award-winning work promoting
countless bands, social causes and non-profits. He has designed over 5,000
logos by hand. Please join AIGA Pittsburgh in welcoming Mr. Chantry as he explains
the origins and unorthodox processes behind his work. *AIGA Members are also
welcome to an after-lecture preview of the upcoming
Thurs June 20th - WHO ARE YOUR NEIGHBORS IN PRIDE? A discussion of issues facing
gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) people in
Thurs June 20th - Please join us for the 13th US/CUBA Friendshipment
Caravan's Salsa Party Thursday, June 20th at Rosebud,
Thurs June 20th until 23rd – The Three Rivers Arts Festival. For info: www.artsfestival.net
Fri June 21st – SOMA MESTIZO + BEAM, performing together @
Fri June 21st - ONYX Friday! Duets
-Complimentary buffet begins at 6 pm. www.onyxalliance.com
Fri June 21st -
[How Cool!] @ Good Fridays: The Evening Factory. The Andy Warhol Museum
Fri June 21st - First Annual Friends of the Riverfront Trail Mixer A confluence of art, music and energy Friday June 21, 6-9 p.m. To benefit Friends of the Riverfront. Mix it up at a rivers' edge celebration with food, drink and music in the cool spaces of the Carnegie Mellon National Robotics Engineering Consortium at Ten 40th Street in Lawrenceville. Highlighting the best-kept riverfront secrets in the City, this year's Trail Mix(er) celebrates the Lawrenceville community, its riverfront trail and future waterfront amenities Not your typical fund raiser, this event will be staged outdoors and integrated with the rivers on the summer solstice--the longest day of the year. $50 for the evening's celebration $35 for members of Friends of the Riverfront or if you hike, bike, boat or bus to the party. For more information, please call 412 441-3673 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri June 21st - Versus: The Versus Project is a
multi-dimensional exploration into the most innovative DJs, laced with fierce
percussion, wicked horns, and vigilant MCs. Come get your groove on til sunrise. Centauri vs. The
Hardgroove Project, Smartie,
Fri June 21 -
"Nine Queens" Pittsburgh Filmmakers Regent Square Theater,
1035 South Braddock Avenue, Edgewood Call for show times - 412-682-4111 Who's scamming who in this clever caper? A
sell-out at film festivals across the world, the story follows the adventures
of Juan and Marcos, two street swindlers who team up to sell (forged) rare
stamps -- the "nine queens." But nothing is as it seems. This con
within a con is seeped in cinema's history of suspicious characters and plot
twists. Hitchcock would've loved it. (Directed by Fabian Bielinsky;
Fri June 21st through July 6th - The Unseam’d Shakespeare Company’s stage version of The Importance of Being Earnest - in Drag! Through Sat., July 6 @ City Theatre’s Lester Hamburg Studio [South Side]. with reception to follow on opening night. 412-394-3353. www.citytheatrecompany.org
Fri June 21st to Sat June 22nd - Okmullen: An
Artists Open House. or by appointment Karl Mullen will hoist
an open house/exhibition/sale. Drawings, paintings, collage, planks, windows,
postcards, oldshoes, painted handbags. 412-721-8427 for directions & info
Sat June 22nd -
Green Mannequin Productions and Calliope present the > > the BACK PORCH
BALLROOM SERIES! > > ANOTHER KEELER SHOW!!! Featuring **THE LARRY KEEL
EXPERIENCE** from the
Sat June 22nd - THE NEW YINZER'S 10th-ISSUE ANNIVERSARY PARTY
Saturday, June 22 // . Boxheart Expressions,
Sun June 23rd
- Sonnatang Sundays. Resident: DJ Centauri. Spinning chilled out, soulful grooves to
go with your afternoon coffee. 3pm-7pm. Coca Lounge. 3811
23rd - The All Star Game. House music & other soulful grooves to dance you into Monday
morning. Pub IG.
Sun June 23rd - Jazz Satellite feat. Bros. Peck. Shadow Lounge.
Mon June 24th - Revolve w/ Resident DJs Kerem & Kaleo. Guest DJs weekly. @
Mon June 24th - The Crawford Grill IS OPEN every Monday night from 8-12. NO COVER!!! Live Jazz Feat: Kenny Blake - Sax. Jeff Grubbs - Bass. James T Johnson III - Drums. Howie Alexander – Piano Oakland, 412-471-1565.
Tues June 25th - Tuesday Electric Cafe Series 8p-12a $5 All Ages. Shadow Lounge. 5972 Baum Blvd. 412.363.8277.
Tues June 25th - Spoken Word Tuesday (open mic). Quiet Storm Cafe. 5430 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh. 412.661.9355. www.quietstormcoffee.com .
Wed June 26th - Wednesday Jazz Jam Session 8p-11p* (*time change beg. next week: 6p-9p). Shadow Lounge. 5972 Baum Blvd. 412.363.8277.
26th - "The Movement". Real House Music w/ residents Todd Hauber & J. ROberts. Guest
DJs weekly. @ Zythos.
Wed June 26th - Midnight Espresso Series - poetry, talk, art and more every Wednesday. Ramseys
Wed June 26th - Topaz and Moonraker. Live Jazz, Funk, and
21st century soul for the bottom jigglers. Wed., June 26, at the
Wed June 26th - The Paul Thompson Project (bass player from Beam Quiet Storm Cafe.
Thurs June 27th - Precision
Contractors (avant garde experimental with spoken word/art) Quiet Storm Cafe.
Thurs June 27th - SHOWCASE THURSDAYS @ CLUB LAGA.
Thurs June 27th - CLub Havana weekly. House/Techno/ and
other groovy music courtesy of DC Space, Jason C, and weekly guest DJs. $2 Yuengling special. FREE. -
Fri June 28th - The Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Institute of Graphics
presents iPropaganda! Cuban
Political and Film Posters. FREE Opening Reception: This
Fri June 28th - The BridgeSpotters Collective presents...The Gallery: “Discovery” Kelly-Strayhorn Theater 5941 Penn Avenue 7-10pm. Featuring Artists from The BridgeSpotters Collective: Tarish Pipkins [poetry and live art] KL [poetry], Bomani Howze [poetry], Vema Sam’I [poetry], Nate da Phat Barber [dj], Uhnk [live art], Big Sloan [live art], Juliana Varela [visual art]. Also… Nego Gato Inc. Solomon Steelpan Company and Youth artists from...The Urban League of Pittsburgh Charter School NorthSide Urban Pathways Miller African-Centered Academy The Gallery is an interdisciplinary showcase of the arts based on a theme. The theme for this upcoming Gallery is “Discovery”. The Gallery is the BridgeSpotters’ first signature amenity. “It’s like the M.E.S. times 10!” Ticket prices are $10 available at The Natural Choice or order by phone 412.243.3039 $12 at the door. www.bridgespotters.com and www.1naturalchoice.com
Fri June 28th - Official Gallery after-party at the MES! Espresso Series “…a synergy of the arts and nightlife…” Foundry Aleworks
Sat June 29th - FLUX! another excellent event brought to you by the Flux crew and Ground Zero collective. Must see! All donations go 100% towards the artists. www.fluxpgh.com
29th - Critical Mass. A celebration of creative community event.
Featuring that "creative class" guy Richard Florida
Sat June 29 - Art
show at the
Sun June 30 - Kickin' It Live. Club Cafe,