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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Classic Material


Have you ever been to Classic Material?  Well, Dj Selecta is the best at what he does.  Classic material is the music that you WANT to hear and dance to.  No top 40, only the music that feels good.  Come to the Shadow Lounge this Saturday 10pm and enjoy good music, and good people.  Hosted by Gene Stovall.  Tell Selecta SLP sent you!



Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Hot House, Cool Event



THE SPROUT FUND’S ANNUAL BENEFIT PARTy
THE SPROUT FUND WILL HOST ITS ANNUAL HOTHOUSE EVENT ON
SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 2010 AT THE OLD DON ALLEN AUTO CITY AT BAUM BOULEVARD & LIBERTY AVENUE IN PITTSBURGH’S BLOOMFIELD NEIGHBORHOOD.
AS THE SPROUT FUND’S “LIVE ANNUAL REPORT” TO THE COMMUNITY, HOTHOUSE CREATES AN INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY FOR THE WIDE CROSS-SECTION OF PITTSBURGH’S BUSINESS AND SOCIAL CIRCLES THAT COME TOGETHER EACH YEAR IN SUPPORT OF SPROUT’S MISSION TO MEET AND MINGLE. ONE OF PITTSBURGH’S MOST POPULAR (AND POPULOUS) SUMMER EVENTS, THE EVENT HAS BEEN LAUDED AS ONE OF THE TOP PARTIES OF THE YEAR AND ATTRACTED MORE THAN 3,000 ATTENDEES LAST YEAR!
THIS YEAR’S LOCATION, BAUM BOULEVARD & LIBERTY AVENUE, THE SITE OF THE OLD DON ALLEN AUTO CITY, IS LOCATED IN THE HEART OF PITTSBURGH’S EAST END NEIGHBORHOODS AND IS SOON TO BECOME SEVERAL MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT SITES TO BENEFIT BLOOMFIELD.
Hothouse is The Sprout Fund’s annual benefit and showcase event. The event serves as stage to present a sampling of some of the innovative projects and emerging leaders of successful community initiatives supported by Sprout over the past year. Held annually at unique development sites, the event celebrates the organization’s accomplishments and features live music and performances, food and drink by Pittsburgh favorites, a silent auction, and a VIP reception.
Support for the event has been strong every year; last year 35 financial sponsors, 30 media and in-kind supporters, 31 food & drink sponsors, and 91 silent auction donors joined hundreds of friends of the organization to help raise nearly $170,000.

Click the title for tickets, and more info about Sprout Fund.


Wednesday, August 11, 2010

The Happs

Hey SpotlightPittsburgh supporters!!! Here are some up coming events for this week. Also, FLIRT is right around the corner so lock it into your calenders for next Saturday. Any questions? Comment below or email me. Enjoy...








Also, this Friday the 18th 8pm-11pm at Friendly Grounds Cafe on the North Side, 3619 California Avenue
SPOKEN WORD $5 cover, Should be great!


August 15 Saturday at 11:00am - at 7:00pm
Allegheny Commons Park-NorthSide By the Aviary
In addition, to Dru Hill, the main stage will be filled with African and African Diaspora music. Attendees can bring their chairs and blankets, sit under the trees, and hear live bands. You will be entertained by such music genres as West African, jazz, rhythm/blues, gospel, reggae, and salsa. There will be a Pittsburgh All-Star line up of entertainment from RH Factor, Azucar, Jill West & Blues Attack, Artistree, Hakim Rasheed, Jazz Garcelle,The Flow Band, Kevin Howard, Brian Wright, Sr., Afro-American Music Institute, Torie Banks, My Brother's Keeper, Spirit Filled Ministries and of course Umoja African Arts Company.



Formula 412 will be performing at the REX theater on this coming Tuesday the 17th. Its really a Meth and Redman show, but...LET ME HEAR YOU SAY 412...thats what WE care about so, hit TicketMaster up. Gonna be a dope show!


Next Saturday August 21 at 10:00pm - 2:00am @ Capri

Do you like to FLIRT? Wanna mingle with SEXY and ELIGIBLE singles? Next Saturday's One Night Stand is just for you! FREE ADMISSION by emailing your name to ONSPGH@GMAIL.COM. Complimentary Drink and Appetizer before 12p! Music by DJ PHINESSE. Capri Bar | 21+







Sunday, August 8, 2010

Who You Callin' a Snitch!

In just a few days SpotlightPittsburgh will sit down with Chuck Brown, writer, directer, and,producer of an eye opening new documentary titled, Speaking of Snitching. Check out the trailer, and stay connected with SLP to see the interview and to find out when and where you can check out this provocative film.

Speaking of Snitching


This is the trailer for the upcoming documentary, "Speaking of Snitching: Examining the Snitching Phenomenon & it's Impact." It's a raw look at the stop snitching movement, those directly and indirectly impacted by it, and comments from lawyers, teachers, rappers, ministers and many others.