Archive for Vincent Eirene

3/30 Blast Furnace Radio zine launch @ Glitter Box + Krewe de Louisiane & friends @ The Big Legrowlski

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 28, 2019 by 6GPress

2PM SATURDAY, in Portland for #awp2019, b/c you live there, or otherwise? Well then,

Lavender Ink (New Orleans) and the River Writers Reading Series (Baton Rouge, LA) bring you masters of poetry and prose from Louisiana, Dixie, and beyond! We’ll bring you a diverse set of literary styles from a varied group of authors. Come hear some literature, drink an afternoon beer, and have some fun!

OUR FINAL LINEUP IS:
Jonathan Penton
Maurice Ruffin
Teow Lim Goh
Jenn Marie Nunes
Mel Coyle
Christopher Romaguera
Laura Mattingly
Vincent Cellucci
Moira Crone
Rodger Kamenetz
Shira Dentz
Elizabeth Gross
Andrea Jurjević
Devon Balwit

MC’d by Vincent A. Cellucci and Jonathan Penton!

7PM back at the good old Glitter Box in Pittsburgh,

You are invited to the concert/zine release bash for author/activist Vincent Eirene’s “The Future Writings of Blast Furnace Radio”. Culled from recent interviews and dialogue, the booklet continues the story of protest/social activism from Vincent’s earlier book The Day the Empire Fell, which will also be available in its 2nd edition. In partnership with Another True Story Publishing, there will be albums by the band A.T.S, and art zines by Evan Knauer. Event starts at 7pm with author Vincent Eirene book signing all night. Drinks and light food provided. Music by The Knauer Brothers 7:30-9, Melissa Chrissy +Ed Trio 9-9:30, Alexei Plotnicov 9:30-10, A.T.S 10-11. Admission to Glitter Box is free, books and albums moderately priced.

1/21 Duncan & Porter House MLK Day Benefit Show @ Howlers

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , on January 13, 2019 by 6GPress

8PM MONDAY, January 21…

Featuring Jen Saffron, Pete’s Radio, Ed Tarzia Trio, Bingo Coyote, Knaur Brothers Big Band, Paul Labrise + Friends, and Meat the Beatless.

Duncan and Porter House has been serving the homeless in Pittsburgh since 1977.

Donations accepted: $5 for the rich, $10 for the richer

1/15 MLK Benefit Show for Duncan & Porter House @ Howlers

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , on January 12, 2018 by 6GPress

8PM MONDAY…

The Martin Luther King Birthday Concert has been going since 1988.
It is a benefit concert for Duncan and Porter of Hospitality, that has been housing Pittsburgh Homeless since 1977.

With the closing of the BBT, its moved across the street to Howlers this year..

With featured performances by..

T Mitchell Bell, Raised by Wolves, Knauer Bros Big Band, The Impositions, Pete’s Radio, and Meet the BEATLESS!,

$5-10 sliding scale suggested donation

MLK Memorial Show/Duncan & Porter Benefit @ BBT

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 14, 2017 by 6GPress

THIS MONDAY…

Come join us, brothers and sisters for a night to celebrate the life and legacy of a great man in our country’s history. All proceeds to benefit Duncan & Porter Shelters for the Homeless. Local Pgh bands:
Vincent Scotti Eirene speaks!

Knauer Brothers (music of Neil Young, others and originals)
Qlitterati – a new musical project featuring Christiane D, Geña, Phat Man Dee, Craig “Izzy” Arlet, Ketan Bakrania, Tom Emmerling!!
Bobby Porter tribute
Midnight Ensemble (music of Sandman/Morphine)
more TBA(?)
Door at 8PM Live Music at 9PM
Donations accepted at the door. 21+ BRING ID

Press Release from Evan:
“Press Release: 29th annual Martin Luther King benefit concert for the Duncan and Porter homeless shelter. Who: The Knauer Brothers, Qlitterati, Midnight Ensemble, PhatManDee, Gena and Tommy Amoeba. When: Monday January 16th at 9pm. Where: Bloomfield Bridge Tavern 4412 Liberty Ave. Pgh PA. 15244. 412-682-8611. Description: This show is the 29th annual Martin Luther King benefit for the Duncan+Porter Homeless shelter at 1516 Manhattan St. Northside. This year has three new rockin-jazzy-swinging-punk bands, The Knauer Brothers at 9pm, Qlitterati at 10pm, then at 10:30 a special tribute by PhatManDee, Gena+ Tommy Amoeba to the memory of Bobby Porter the great Pittsburgh punk rock band leader-singer who played these MLK-concerts for decades. Then at 11pm Midnight Ensemble. Suggested donation $5 for the rich, $10 for the even richer.
Thx, Evan Knauer

Hit Vincent up for a copy of his book The Day the Empire Fell, too!

1/18 Martin Luther King Jr Birthday Concert @ BBT

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 18, 2016 by 6GPress

TODAY…

Benefit for Duncan and Porter House for the Homeless
admission is $10 or $5 for the not so rich

Bloomfield Bridge Tavern
4412 Liberty Ave. 15224

Musica by >>

The Imposition, Don Bistarkey, “Uptowne” Steve Browne, DJ Trainwreck, Evan Knauer, Duane Jones, Melissa Ippolito, Chrissy Carnevali, John Miller, Marshall Goodwin, Meet the Beatless, Sex-Tet Offensive

Fast for the Mountains

Posted in Events with tags , , , , on July 19, 2014 by 6GPress

Roland Micklem, Mike Roselle, and Vincent Scotti Eirene are fasting in Charleston, WV as a witness against mountaintop removal coal mining.

Dudes have been fasting for THIRTEEN DAYS.

6/22 Duncan & Porter House Reading

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , on June 22, 2014 by 6GPress

TODAY…

D&PH reading

Daniel Parme got mugged & jacked up recently, so he may not make an appearance – keep him in your prayers &/or whathaveyou. Music by Mitch Bell.

1/20 MLK Day Homeless Shelter Benefit @ the BBT

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 17, 2014 by 6GPress

On MONDAY, Vincent Eirene will host his annual MLK Day extravaganza.

12/15 Duncan & Porter Housewarming

Posted in Events with tags , on December 12, 2013 by 6GPress

THIS SUNDAY from 3-9PM, check out Vincent Eirene’s new homeless shelter:

Come celebrate the reopening of Duncan and Porter House of Hospitality and Resistance in a new location as they recommence their work to serve Pittsburgh’s homeless community.

Music, food, and friends.