Cultural Trust Blog: Hope Academy

The Hope Academy is an outreach program run through East Liberty Presbyterian Church. Established in 1999 as an after-school and weekend arts education outreach program, Hope Academy offers affordable education for the youth of Pittsburgh. The program focuses on underserved communities who would not otherwise have this kind of arts program available. Michael Chapman of … Continue reading Cultural Trust Blog: Hope Academy

Cultural Trust Blog: Squonk Opera’s ‘Go Roadshow’

Opera was one of the first artistic forms to incorporate multimedia. Today, Squonk Opera has taken that to the next level. An eccentric ensemble that hails from Pittsburgh, Squonk Opera blends instrumental music and soaring vocals with psychedelic visuals and video. It all comes together to form a unique type of theater, an opera for the modern … Continue reading Cultural Trust Blog: Squonk Opera’s ‘Go Roadshow’