Crankie for Creative Reuse!
Please note, this event has expired.
Join us for a live performance of the Pittsburgh Climate Change Crankie! Following the performance, you’ll have your chance to contribute to this awesome community art piece.
A “crankie” is an archaic Appalachian entertainment device; a manually powered paper panoramic illustration that tells a story as it scrolls by. Crankies are traditionally accompanied by live “ole- time” music.
The Pittsburgh Climate Change Crankie tells the story of Pittsburgh’s environmental evolution. It was created by local artist Katy DeMent (aka Katy the Paper Lady!), and is illustrated by Katy and by Laura Ramie. The Crankie will help to start community conversations aboutView more
Tickets are available online for $15, $20 or $30. The $30 ticket also gets you a free gift! Seating is first come-first served. Must purchase tickets in advance.
214 N. Lexington Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Parking available in Construction Junction’s parking lot on N. Lexington Street. On-street parking also available where not signed for permits.
Bus information – Nearest stops (most frequent buses):
– Penn Ave & Lexington St (71C – from Oakland and Wilkinsburg)
– N Homewood Ave & Thomas Blvd (74 – from Squirrel Hill and Larimer)
– East Busway, Homewood station (EBA – from Swissvale and Downtown)