A Fire Burns in the City

  Happy new years! Here is the first of many amazing posts in 2014. As the northern half of the US begins the new year braving harsh snow and low temperatures, I’ve gone back to a shoot I did in the slightly warmer month of November. My roommate Ben, a poi performer put on a … Continue reading

Burn Down the Waterfront!

This past Saturday Pittsburgh hosted what one hopes to be the first Pyrotopia fire festival down at the Waterfront near the Carrie Blast Furnace. Pyrotopia was the East Coast’s largest fire festival and featured many performers such as belly dancers, poi spinners and fire sculptures, including Pittsburgh’s own Steel Town Fire. I was only there … Continue reading

Fire in Schenley Plaza

No, Schenley Plaza did not burn to the ground. You can relax, everything is just fine. Yesterday I watched members of Steel Town Fire, a local fire arts troupe perform in Schenley Plaza during the annual WYEP Music Festival. I first covered STF back in September for an article in the Original Magazine. The stunts … Continue reading