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What to do this summer: local events

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By TPN Staff

May 29, 2017

June 9 through 11: Steel City Comic Con — Special Horror Fan Edition at Monroeville Convention Center 10 and 11: Pridefest in Downtown 11: EQT Equality March in Downtown 16: Urban Garden Party at the Mattress Factory 16 through 18: 4th River Music Collective at OWL Hollow 17: Adventure Hunt P...

Bigelow Bash preview

Mike Posner is headlining Bigelow Bash on Sunday, April 9. (Ralph Arvesen/Zuma Press/TNS)

By Caoline Bourque / Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Acrobats will juggle and flip alongside musicians and food truck vendors on Bigelow Boulevard Sunday as crowds take over the street at Bigelow Bash. Bigelow Boulevard will transform into a festival venue Sunday, April 9, beginning at 1 p.m., for Bigelow Bash — an annual concert and festival organiz...

The War on Drugs gives Altar Bar some Rock ‘n’ Roll

The War on Drugs gives Altar Bar some Rock 'n' Roll

By Jack Trainor / Staff Writer

March 24, 2014

While waiting concert-goers stood in line outside the Altar Bar on Saturday, a man stopped his car in the middle of the road and asked the crowd who this band, The War on Drugs, was and if they were any good. “Really good,” someone answered. “It’s rock ‘n’ roll!” Rising Philadelphia band ...

Bruiser Brigade: Danny Brown goes hard at Altar Bar

Bruiser Brigade: Danny Brown goes hard at Altar Bar

By Sheldon Satenstein / Assistant Visual Editor

September 30, 2013

The line to get inside the Altar Bar stretched a block down Penn Avenue before turning a sharp corner and continuing down 16th Street as hundreds of fans stood outside the venue in anticipation of the “2 High 2 Die” tour headlined by Action Bronson and Detroit native Danny Brown. Among those wai...

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