The Vivant Vault


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.

The “Buzz” from Buzzelli: Pittsburgh’s Top To-Do’s THIS WEEKEND (7/8 – 7/11)

by Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant   Here are the Top Five Things to do in Pittsburgh the weekend of July 8 to July 11   Hit the Silk! You can walk down the red carpet at a movie premiere this weekend at Silk Screen’s Asian Arts and Cultural Organization’s Red Carpet Gala. Celebrate their… Read more »

LAVISH IN LAWRENCEVILLE: Eye Kandy fashion show dazzles at Revision Space

by Brian Edward, ‘Burgh Vivant. On the evening of Saturday, July 26th, Revision Space gallery in Lawrenceville hosted and elegant fashion show featuring the wares of Eye Kandy Boutique Clothing and Accessories with hairstyles by Velvet Salon and Boutique.  Eye Kandy owner Kandy Barkley designed the evening’s fashion ensembles to to compliment Revision Space’s exhibiting… Read more »

PHILIP PELUSI – Stylist, Product Artist

With over 45 years in the business, Philip Pelusi has turned an independent salon (which he opened at the age of 20) into an internationally recognized brand.  Host Brian Edward chats with Pittsburgh’s own hair guru about what sets Philip Pelusi Salons “a cut above the rest,” and the importance of organics in product development… Read more »