Conflict Kitchen Hires New Team Member Robert Sayre

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The Conflict Kitchen is excited to announce the hiring of a new team member Robert Sayre, former general manager of Salt of the Earth, who will be collaborating with us on new research, outreach, and culinary initiatives. Robert Sayre has been working in kitchens since his first job scooping ice cream at age 14.  After [...]

Conflict Kitchen Opens Venezuelan Version

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Venezuelan Takeout: La Cocina Arepas Now Open! We have opened our new Venezuelan takeout kitchen, called La Cocina Arepas. We are serving homemade arepas, which are grilled corncakes filled with a variety of ingredients. Arepas are common to restaurants and kitchens throughout Venezuela and Colombia. Our arepas will be offered with either Queso (cheese), Reina [...]

Justin Hopper “Acts of Enclosure” Sunday 7/10 @ 12pm

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Justin workshops some ideas around his upcoming project. Acts of Enlosure: The distribution and performance of John Clare’s 1821 poems of “inclosure” in a variety of public settings. A quiet, measured response to the forced obsolescence of public space and life.

Contemporary curator Joseph del Pesco speaking Mar 31

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Joe del Pesco
Now That Everyone is a Curator, Curators are Writing Algorithms Location: Adamson Wing (Baker Hall 136a) Date: Thurs., March 31 Time: 5 pm Cost: Free

Waffle Shop and Conflict Kitchen featured on Art Practical

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Waffle Shop featured on Art Practical
Follow this link to read the Art Practical article “Notes on Alternative Autonomy,” featuring Waffle Shop and Conflict Kitchen: http://www.artpractical.com/feature/notes_on_alternative_autonomy/

Broadcast Your Message on Our Billboard only $100 a Week!

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We like to think of the billboard as an experimental publishing and broadcast system for stories, thoughts, and ideas. We know you want to get a message out but we also ask you try to push beyond the conventional and think creatively in your submission. Here’s how it works: We are looking to promote stories [...]

Community Amateur Radio Project

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Amateur Radio Project
The Community Amateur Radio Project is a ham radio station housed in the bathroom of the Waffleshop where participants are encouraged to engage in a radio conversation before using the facilities. This unusual context for dialog grants community members’ the ability to experience first-hand ham radio’s unique capabilities to break down the geographical, political, and [...]

Live Skype Exchange + Screening with Afghan Filmmakers

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Saturday, January 29 10:30am-12:30pm Shadow Lounge and The Waffle Shop – 124.South Highland Ave. Free and open to the public Filmmaker and educator Michael Sheridan will present a screening of selected documentary shorts by a group of filmmakers he has been working with in Afghanistan. The participating Afghan filmmakers will be Skyped in for a [...]

Conflict Kitchen featured on Cool Hunting and Art Threat

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Bolani Pazi on Cool Hunting
Read about Conflict Kitchen in Best of Cool Hunting 2010′s Top Five Retail Visions and Art Threat’s 9 Amazing Political Art Projects of 2010! http://www.coolhunting.com/design/best-of-ch-2010-2.php http://artthreat.net/2010/12/9-political-art-projects/

Brand Spanking New Videos Up on WaffleShop.org!

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We have uploaded new videos onto Waffleshop.org including: The Unemployment Show: Exotic Honey, Bingo, and Allegheny Coroners - Dave English hosts Justin Strong, Tom Sarver, Bill Peduto, and We Are the Dead. Autopsy, Lord Bonecrush, Lou Rawls, and More - Murder, outdoor dancing, blood brothers, cool colloquialisms, tag team lawyers, Justin Bieber, Lou Rawls, The [...]

Rent Out the Waffle Shop for Your Holiday Party!

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Are you looking for a unique venue for your upcoming seasonal get-together? Are you looking to have someone else do all the work for you? Do you have a penchant for waffles? Then consider the Waffle Shop for your holiday party this season! The Waffle Shop, conveniently located at 124 S. Highland Avenue, is the [...]

Waffle Shop Featured on POP City

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Waffle Shop and Conflict Kitchen have been recently featured in a POP City article. Read about it here: popcitymedia.com/features/waffleshop111710.aspx

Conflict Kitchen featured on WQED’s TV Segment, “Horizons”

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WQED horizons
Conflict Kitchen has been recently featured on WQED’s television segment, “Horizons.” The piece discusses the project’s goals of stimulating dialogue through food and understanding more about countries with which the U.S. is in conflict. To watch the video, visit: ?http://www.wqed.org/tv/horizons/watch/ (Conflict Kitchen’s segment begins at 9:54 in the video)

How Now Affects How (How Life Affects Art: How Life Can be Art)

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Silvia Ziranek
When: Friday, Nov 19, 8:00pm Where: Waffle Shop (124 S. Highland Ave.) British performance artist, sculptor, photographer and writer, Silvia Ziranek will be appearing 8.00pm, Friday 19th November, 2010 at Pittsburgh’s Waffle Shop, 124 South Highland Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, to present a new performance entitled HOW NOW AFFECTS HOW (how life affects art: how [...]

Beyond Belief Film Screening + Reception

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Tuesday, November 9 at 7:30pm: The New Hazlett Theater will host a screening of Beyond Belief, a documentary about the humanitarian efforts of two suburban Boston mothers who both lost husbands in the September 11 attacks.

Arghonoon Project This Saturday

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Reza Vali will present the Arghonoon, his work-in-progress on Saturday evening at Waffle Shop. Included will be a short background on Persian music, a performance on the santoor (Persian hammer dulcimer) by the Persian santoor master Dr. Dariush Saghafi, and a demonstration of the Arghonoon by Vali.
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