IT WAS A FAMILY AFFAIR at the 2018 Three Rivers Arts Festival. Ten days of music, arts, food and—for the most part —good weather made for another impressive event. (Photos by J.L. Martello) THOMAS AND SARAH SUMPTER THE FRAZIER FAMILY SAGE VELASQUEZ shares some delicious funnel cake with 8-year-old Cash Velasquez. SAGE VELASQUEZ with 6-month-old Giselle Ellis. THE 412 SOUL CYCLISTS—Keith Allen, Tony Harris, Todd Lewis, Ellisa Lewis, Shirley Strider, Darwin Strider, Carolyn Manley, Buddy Manley. AN ARTIST SHOWING OFF HIS SKILLS… DENEEN CHILDRESS, DARYL GODWIN DENISE AND DOYLE BURSEY FABIANA COLLINS, CASH VELASQUEZ JACK DAY, with wife, Sheila, enjoying the music at the Three Rivers Arts Festival. 6-YEAR OLD KARA VEREEN Pittsburgh’s African American community enjoyed another year of music, food and family at the annual Three Rivers Arts Festival, Downtown. The festival ran from June 1-10. Courier photographer J.L. Martello captured the … [Read more...] about The New Pittsburgh Courier @ The 2018 Three Rivers Arts Festival!
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click to enlarge Photo courtesy of Jacob Blickenstaff Valerie June's distinct timbre and energy has earned her the adoration of fans around the country. It's been a little over a year since her last release, The Order of Time. The Americana-Rock with folk and blues/roots performer will be bringing her magic to the Three Rivers Arts Festival, so City Paper hopped on the phone to talk with June about her writing process, Pittsburgh and what she's been up to lately. In the time since it’s been released, has the meaning of The Order Of Time changed at all for you? We performed it for a long time. We started before it was released, and I've been playing some of these songs for years before I actually recorded them. It’s nice to watch a song grow and be and exist in different venues with different musicians. [You can play a song] in so many different configurations, so watching the song grow is a joy for me. You've spoke before about how you hear the songs when they … [Read more...] about Q&A: Valerie June performs at Three Rivers Arts Festival on Fri., June 8
Summer is just around the corner, which means festival season is about to kick into high gear. When you start planning your trips and updating your Google calendars with some of the shows you are dying see, consider making the trip to Pittsburgh for its Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival. This free, ten-day long music and arts festival will run from June 1-10 and has been a mainstay in the ’Burgh for the past 59 years. “We are excited for the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival,” said Craig Davis, president and CEO of VisitPITTSBURGH. This event has become synonymous with the start of summer in the City of Pittsburgh, bringing in hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, not only see and hear the amazing artists, but also to experience everything our great city has to offer.” The festival has been known to showcase the best works from local Pittsburgh artists, as well as exclusive installations from internationally known artists and some of the … [Read more...] about Ten days of free art with Pittsburgh’s Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Students strive to shine at inaugural arts festival in Bossier Bossier Parish Schools breaks away from ArtBreak, forms i3 Arts Festival. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Tiana Kennell, [email protected] Published 2:29 p.m. CT May 2, 2018 CLOSE Joe Bluhm, of Bossier City, shares details about his soon-to-publish children's book, "The Magician's Secret." Bluhm illustrated the story, written by author Zachary Hyman. It will be released in stores April 3. Tiana Kennell/The Times CONNECT TWEET … [Read more...] about Students strive to shine at inaugural arts festival in Bossier
click to enlarge CP photo by Rebecca Addison Flor de Luna will be among the performers at this year's festival Pittsburghers bet on whether it will rain during all 10 days of the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival the way other people bet on sports. But whether it rains or not, this beloved event draws thousands of residents from the city and surrounding suburbs to Downtown every year. Today, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced this year's lineup for the festival which includes art, live music and more than a dozen food vendors. The festival runs Fri., June 1 through Sun., June 10. This year, the event will kick off on June 1 with gospel/soul legend Mavis Staples. Staples is a civil-rights activist and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Other acts include Valerie June, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh performing The Times They Are A-Changin': The Words and Music of Bob Dylan, Everything Everything, Sidewalk … [Read more...] about Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces this year’s Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival