Although it draws thousands of families every year, most of the events at the Three Rivers Arts Festival aren’t specifically for children — unless your kids happen to love browsing for hand-carved furniture, while listening to introspective, melancholy folk-rock. You can run like crazy across the big lawn, and gobble up deep-fried dough balls (a […]
On Friday, and then Monday through June 8, Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse leads participants in how to create with reusable materials in an event called Reuse-A-Palooza.
By Annie Siebert / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Everything at the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse already has served one purpose. Several thousand plastic goat and donkey figurines, all with unsettling red eyes, were used in some sort of psychology experiment at the University of Pittsburgh before being donated to the reuse center in North Point Breeze. Hundreds of […]
Busy Season. Get your fill of fresh fun this summer — there are events, workshops, and classes galore! We’re all about recycling … and upcylcing! The Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse is where we are heading to learn how to reuse and reconfigure would-be trash into useful objects. The center is home to a donation-based retail […]
Published in ComPost: The Parent Community Organization newsletter of Imagine Environmental Charter School in the May 2012 edition, Interview With: Breen Masciotra, Executive Director General Description: Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse (PCCR) promotes resource conservation, creativity, and community engagement through material reuse. Our vision is that all Pittsburghers will have an outlet for purchasing and […]
Executive Director Breen Masciotra of the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse talks about how you can recycle objects around the house that may have been on their way to the curb.
PITTSBURGH, PA—Art All Night Lawrenceville is celebrating its 15th year. From Saturday, April 28th at 4PM through Sunday, April 29th at 2PM, Art All Night 2012 makes its home in the Willow Street Development at 4001 Willow Street, located at the corner of Willow and 40th Street. Admission is FREE and the event is open to the public. In […]
Western Pennsylvanians are familiar with the prestigious opera, ballet and theater productions in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District – but what about the region’s lesser-known arts organizations? WQED spotlights some of the “small arts” groups that fly under the mainstream radar, yet bring diversity and vibrancy to the cultural scene. Go To Video!
So you recycle regularly, diligently sorting your paper and plastic. You even compost, carting those food scraps to a heap behind your garage or in your backyard garden. But do you engage in creative reuse? Chances are you have, but it’s equally as likely that you haven’t quite taken full advantage of the concept. Creative […]
Pittsburgh, PA – Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse (PCCR) celebrates a season of change this fall as it welcomes Breen Masciotra as Executive Director and settles into its new 4,000 square foot retail center located at 214 North Lexington Avenue in North Point Breeze. PCCR is an environmental and arts-focused nonprofit organization that promotes resource […]