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Street Stages Bring Outdoor Performances To Squirrel Hill

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NextGen:Pgh, Shift Collaborative
"Street Stages" performances will be held each Friday and Saturday night for two hours, beginning at 6:30p.m.

 

Street Stages, a new project from City Council Members Dan Gilman and Corey O’Connor along with representatives from NextGen: Pgh and Shift Collaborative’s Busker Street Union, is a designated space for street performers in Squirrel Hill. The collaborative space is being billed as a “third place” between work and home where friends and neighbors can gather. Gilman, NextGen:Pgh Founder and Executive Director Alec Rieger and Shift Collaborative Creative Strategist Eric Sloss share their thoughts on the project.

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