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Welcome to the ‘Burgh Vivant archives. Here you can scroll through years of features and commentary on Pittsburgh arts & culture. Or search by keyword for segments on a particular company, organization, artist, restaurant, event, or performance.

MICHAEL BUZZELLI – Author, ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS


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Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli is on ‘Burgh Vivant tonight to talk about his new book ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS, just in time for the holidays. Find it on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2WOoBuz

Seven with Sue: NICOLE GALLAGHER, folkLAB

Sue Kerr, ‘Burgh Vivant Welcome to the inaugural edition of Seven with Sue, a Q&A series with local creators and artists. Each edition will ask seven questions (plus demographics) exploring the creator’s experience and views on all things arts and culture in Pittsburgh. The questions are crafted by our in-house Q&A contributor, Sue Kerr. Responses… Read more »

WQED’s Voice of the Arts program: Brian Edward, ‘Burgh Vivant

‘Burgh Vivant Host and Executive Producer Brian Edward is on WQED Pittsburgh’s Voice of the Arts program to talk about ‘Burgh Vivant’s upcoming endeavors and the all-star benefit staged reading of Auntie Mame on Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at the New Hazlett Theater. Listen HERE. TICKETS AND MORE INFORMATION on Auntie Mame: a one night… Read more »

“Let it be known…”


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Let it be known: ‘Burgh Vivant has a “new” contributing reviewer. He owes it to culture!

QUINTIN KITTLE – Architect, AIA


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Tonight on ‘Burgh Vivant, get a glimpse inside the profession that’s making Pittsburgh beautiful through good design with architect Quintin Kittle. Learn more and stay informed at www.aiapgh.org 

Tonight’s guest: SANTA CLAUS


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We’re honored that Santa Claus took time out of his busy yuletide schedule to pay a visit to ‘Burgh Vivant. But are we on his naughty or nice list? All your queries on Cringle will be answered here! AND if you should like to schedule a visit from “the Claus” you can hit him up… Read more »

Quentin Crisp gets “The Last Word” – an interview with Phillip Ward

Michael “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burg Vivant On November 21, 2017, Quentin Crisp’s book, “The Last Word,” will go on sale, eighteen years after his death – to the day. Phillip Ward, author, poet, archivist and curator of the Crisperanto: The Quentin Crisp Archives, co-edited the very personal volume with Crisp and Laurence Watts. Ward became aware of… Read more »

Brian Edward hosts the 2017 AIA Pittsburgh Design Awards


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On Thursday, October 19th, 2017, Brian Edward, host of ‘Burgh Vivant, served as emcee for the 2017 American Institute of Architects Pittsburgh Design Awards held at The August Wilson Center for African American Culture. This video was the comedic opener for the ceremonies, produced by ‘Burgh Vivant, and featuring Nick Mitchell in a very special… Read more »