Listening Post: Toby Fraley’s Lost Sound Search Engine

The rushing of a speeding train. A snippet of captured conversation. The gentle rumble of thunder, ping-ponging through the stratosphere. The Lost Sound Search Engine, a new installation work by Pittsburgh artist Toby Fraley, captures the effervescent noise of decades past and processes them, via…

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Volunteer on New Year’s Eve

There are 2,015 reasons to be a Highmark First Night Pittsburgh volunteer—free parking, an event button, a volunteer kit packed with surprises—but the only one you really need is this: It’s fun! Just ask veteran volunteer Barbara Elnyczky, who will be spending her fourth New Year’s…

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The Swon Brothers headline Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2015

Hey, Pittsburgh, won’t you tell me what you’ve got goin’ on a little later on this New Year’s Eve? The answer: movin’, shakin’, and groovin’ with rising country music stars and Highmark First Night Pittsburgh headliners, The Swon Brothers. Hot on the heels of their…

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Imagination: Delivered by Puppets at the FedEx Ground Parade

Cheryl Capezzuti’s puppets have become a staple throughout Pittsburgh and especially at the Highmark First Night Pittsburgh FedEx Ground Parade. Capezzuti spearheads the parade and through her workshops, offers the community an opportunity to experiment with the craft of puppet making, whether this is their…

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Survey for Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2014

We’re always looking to make improvements, and we’d love to know what you thought of this year’s event! Take our survey here.

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Adventure into Art with Bricolage’s First Look First Night

Level 1: You arrive in a room with a red door. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, waits behind the door. What keys will unlock Level 2? Where will the adventure take you next? The mission directives you receive as part of First…

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Bradley in the Burgh

Charles Bradley will be the midnight performer at Highmark First Night Pittsburgh! With only 15 days and counting before we fill downtown’s Cultural District, it is exciting to know who will be center stage as one of our moments of anticipation. Charles Bradley did not…

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Line-Up Announced for 20th anniversary Highmark First Night Pittsburgh!

Today, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Highmark First Night Pittsburgh team announced the complete programming line-up for the arts-focused celebration set for Tuesday, December 31st in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District.  The press preview event took place in the Trust Arts Education Center at 805 Liberty Avenue…

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