Arts Festival Update - June 12 - Jun 12, 2009

The Three Rivers Arts Festival's closing weekend includes activities for children in Point State Park. We'll visit "Running Through the Sheets," an art project sponsored by the Pittsburgh Children's Museum, and look in at the WQED Family Entertainment Tent.

Arts Festival Update - June 11 - Jun 11, 2009

The Three Rivers Arts Festival features local short films and feature documentaries. Andrew Swensen, director of Pittsburgh Filmmakers, talks about the variety of films.

Arts Festival Update - June 10 - Jun 10, 2009

The 50th Annual Three Rivers Arts Festival celebrates its past in a retrospective at 907 Penn Ave. Curator Marguerite Marks traces the origins of one of America's largest and longest art fairs, and details some items on display.

Manfred Honeck - Part 2 - Jun 9, 2009

The PSO Music Director examines how Mahler devloped his monumental Symphony #2, from its origins as a tone poem to a symphony with chorus on the scale of Beethoven's Ninth. Honeck talks about Mahler's place in Viennese culture, and the philosophy behind his "Resurrection" symphony.

Arts Festival Update - June 9 - Jun 9, 2009

A dozen young artists learned from seasoned mentors at the 2008 Artists' Market. The twelve emerging artists are back in a gallery show at 937 Liberty Avenue titled, "Now I Am the Master." Curator Sonja Sweterlich describes the works.

Arts Festival Update - June 8 - Jun 8, 2009

Something's fishy about that new downtown shop at 905 Penn Avenue. It's Sarver's Bait & Tackle where sculptor, painter, and puppeteer Tom Sarver lures passersby into his whimsical tribute to Mom & Pop shops, fishing lore, folksy carvings, and signage.