Wednesday, September 03, 2014

8/28- 9/4 Weekly Arts & Urbanism Roundup

What a trip: Living it up in Pittsburgh, hidden-arts-and-culture jewel (Washington Post)

Hop to it on microbrew tour (Toronto Star)

Allure showcase represents 34 Pittsburgh area artists (Pittsburgh Tribune Review)

110 Artists gather for Fair in the Park (Pittsburgh Post Gazette)

Let's Talk About Art: Review of Blaine Siegel's Pittsburgh Biennial Show (Pittsburgh Post Gazette)

Pittsburgh area fall family activity guide (Pittsburgh Mommy Blog)

Murals give youngsters a chance to shine, memorialize Pittsburgh playwright (Pittsburgh Tribune Review)


Cleveland police shooting may have been "suicide by police". (

Black, white and stuck all over: Identity politics are keeping Cleveland a two race town in a multi-race world.  (Belt Magazine)

Cleveland House of Blues to host benefit for documentary film about famed rock writer Jane Scott. (Cleveland Scene)

Cleveland joins meatless Mondays trend. (Cleveland Scene)

Mansfield, Ohio

Thousands of movie fans expected to celebrate 20th anniversary of The Shawshank Redemption


Goodyear says it won't build new $500 million factory in Ohio.

Other "Rust Belt News"

Repurposing old train stations in the rust belt. (Belt Magazine)

Ferguson, race and the inner ring suburb. (Belt Magazine)

Other Architecture, Urbanism and Arts News

The art of Burning Man (but is it art?) (Hyperallergic)

The Subsidy Show: Colbert, Fallon and the crony capitalism of the creative class.

The Highway to Serfdom

Chinese authorities shut down Beijing Independent Film Festival. (Hyperallergic)

Designing mobile homes for the new wanderers (Hyperallergic)

The war on Airbnb

Building bigger roads actually makes traffic worse (Wired)

Second American journalist beheaded by ISIS (UK Daily Mail)

Bahrain tortures award winning photojournalist (Hyperallergic)

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