Tag: Lori Pometo

Pittsburgh woman comes home, brings painting with a twist

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Pittsburgh woman comes home, brings painting with a twist

By Lori Pometo Mary Lou Bradley lived and worked in New York City for decades but after a lifetime of achievements she didn’t want to stop there. She didn’t let age stop her from pursuing a new chapter in life but instead she attended culinary school in Orlando and started a new business with her […]

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Teachers visit Andy Warhol Museum for open house

| November 27, 2012 | 1 Comment
Teachers visit Andy Warhol Museum for open house

By Lori Pometo Point Park News Service Sarah Wilt plans to add a “Warhol Unit” in her adaptive class to increase their knowledge and learning skills. Amanda Smatchko plans to have her students create Warhol-inspired portraits to show them the relation between themselves and art. Cat Wapenski sees art as a way to nurture her […]

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Painting, alcohol interesting mixture

| November 27, 2012 | 1 Comment
Painting, alcohol interesting mixture

By Lori Pometo Point Park News Service Eric Applebaum, who does not have painting experience, took a long sip of Fat Cat Pinot Grigio before attempting the tight brush strokes needed to replicate Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” at a studio in Murrysville. Cindy Adams, who has a glass in her hand as well, calculated her […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Heart Walk, a heart-healthy walk for a cause

| November 4, 2012 | 1 Comment
2012 Pittsburgh Heart Walk, a heart-healthy walk for a cause

By Lori Pometo Point Park News Service Danielle McKain became a full-time caregiver after her son was born with a congenital heart defect. Heart disease claimed members of Celeste Hardie’s family making her adopt a healthier lifestyle, hoping to avoid a similar fate. “My greatest fear is that heart disease will claim another family member…,” […]

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Squirrel Hill shop helps provide fair-trade accoss the world

| October 28, 2012 | 1 Comment
Squirrel Hill shop helps provide fair-trade accoss the world

By Lori Pometo Point Park News Service Moses and Esther Kirimi provide life in Nairobi through hand carved works of art which are sold at a local store on Forbes Avenue. Loreta Rafisura, of the Philippines helped to rejuvenate her village by turning natural assets into a source of income. “I think sometimes we forget […]

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