Category Archives: Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall

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Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall News

The winter issue of this biannual newsletter for one of my favorite places is about to hit the mail. I designed the 12-page two-color newsletter, and all photos of the facility and events at and for the facility are are

front page of newsletter

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall News

The winter issue of this biannual newsletter for one of my favorite places is about to hit the mail. I designed the 12-page two-color newsletter, and all photos of the facility and events at and for the facility are are

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Marianne Cornetti Returns Photo Slideshow

World-renowned mezzo soprano Marianne Cornetti performed a benefit concert in Carnegie Hall—at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall in Carnegie! This was the second time she performed at “Carnegie Carnegie Hall” for a benefit, this time incorporating a few

marianne cornetti

Marianne Cornetti Returns Photo Slideshow

World-renowned mezzo soprano Marianne Cornetti performed a benefit concert in Carnegie Hall—at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall in Carnegie! This was the second time she performed at “Carnegie Carnegie Hall” for a benefit, this time incorporating a few

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Of Harps and Fig Leaves, an Exhibit of Photographs

This exhibit of sixteen of my color photographs of Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall includes a variety of views, from grand and distant to detailed and intimate. The exhibit opened for the 2010 benefit event on October 2,

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Of Harps and Fig Leaves, an Exhibit of Photographs

This exhibit of sixteen of my color photographs of Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall includes a variety of views, from grand and distant to detailed and intimate. The exhibit opened for the 2010 benefit event on October 2,

Banner Design for Espy Post

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign! I design plenty of them (would I say this year has been a “banner” year for signs?) and know that an effective sign is one of the best ways to let the public know that

Banner Design for Espy Post

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign! I design plenty of them (would I say this year has been a “banner” year for signs?) and know that an effective sign is one of the best ways to let the public know that

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Civil War Movie Premiere at ACFL&MH

I designed this post card as an invitation to both visit Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, especially the newly-restored Civil War Room, and also to enjoy an evening viewing this documentary short in the Music Hall and meeting

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Civil War Movie Premiere at ACFL&MH

I designed this post card as an invitation to both visit Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, especially the newly-restored Civil War Room, and also to enjoy an evening viewing this documentary short in the Music Hall and meeting

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Post Card for the Capt. Thos. Espy Post at ACFL&MH

This is a general use post card I designed for the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall’s Civil War Room, “The Capt. Thos. Espy Post No. 153 of the Grand Army of the Republic”. The room was recently renovated

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Post Card for the Capt. Thos. Espy Post at ACFL&MH

This is a general use post card I designed for the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall’s Civil War Room, “The Capt. Thos. Espy Post No. 153 of the Grand Army of the Republic”. The room was recently renovated

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Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall Newsletter

We just finished up the summer issue of this biannual newsletter for one of my favorite places. I designed the 12-page two-color newsletter, and all photos are mine except as noted. The big story is the renovation and reopening of

ACFL News 0610

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall Newsletter

We just finished up the summer issue of this biannual newsletter for one of my favorite places. I designed the 12-page two-color newsletter, and all photos are mine except as noted. The big story is the renovation and reopening of

Photo Slideshow: The Magic Flute

I enjoy photographing musicians and performers, and once a year for the past four years I’ve had the opportunity to photograph an opera, and it’s fascinating to watch the artifice being build with costumes and make-up, and really outstanding voices—from

Photo Slideshow: The Magic Flute

I enjoy photographing musicians and performers, and once a year for the past four years I’ve had the opportunity to photograph an opera, and it’s fascinating to watch the artifice being build with costumes and make-up, and really outstanding voices—from

Civil War Voices in Poetry, Story and Song

I am honored to be a guest poet at this event reading my poem “The Mystic Chords of Memory” then introducing the Pittsburgh Poetry Society readers. This will also be the last opportunity to see the exhibit “Aspects of Lincoln:

Civil War Voices in Poetry, Story and Song

I am honored to be a guest poet at this event reading my poem “The Mystic Chords of Memory” then introducing the Pittsburgh Poetry Society readers. This will also be the last opportunity to see the exhibit “Aspects of Lincoln:

“A Lincoln Portrait” Photo Gallery for ACFL&MH

David Conrad read the spoken portion of Aaron Copland’s A Lincoln Portrait at Andrew Carnegie Free Library Music Hall in Carnegie as well as a poem by Samuel Hazo, Jr. accompanied by Their Blossom’s Down. David also composed his own

“A Lincoln Portrait” Photo Gallery for ACFL&MH

David Conrad read the spoken portion of Aaron Copland’s A Lincoln Portrait at Andrew Carnegie Free Library Music Hall in Carnegie as well as a poem by Samuel Hazo, Jr. accompanied by Their Blossom’s Down. David also composed his own

post card design for the magic flute opera

The Magic Flute Post Card for ACFL&MH

Ah, Die Zauberflöte, how many other designers have tackled this opera, and how to come up with something different? The natural inclination is to harken back to that Baroque era for icons, colors and inspiration or take inspiration from artifacts

post card design for the magic flute opera

The Magic Flute Post Card for ACFL&MH

Ah, Die Zauberflöte, how many other designers have tackled this opera, and how to come up with something different? The natural inclination is to harken back to that Baroque era for icons, colors and inspiration or take inspiration from artifacts

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Post Card Design for “A Lincoln Portrait”

The photo in the design is a relatively well-known image of Lincoln, often called “the Gettysburg photo” because it was taken very close to date of the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln’s deep careworn features and deep-set eyes are unforgettable. As part

image of post card for lincoln portrait

Post Card Design for “A Lincoln Portrait”

The photo in the design is a relatively well-known image of Lincoln, often called “the Gettysburg photo” because it was taken very close to date of the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln’s deep careworn features and deep-set eyes are unforgettable. As part

Join Us Saturday, February 20 at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Reception Hall: I’ll be working on my new painting My art will be on exhibit I’ll have my poetry for guests to read The Espy Post room will be open for docent tours

Join Us Saturday, February 20 at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Reception Hall: I’ll be working on my new painting My art will be on exhibit I’ll have my poetry for guests to read The Espy Post room will be open for docent tours

Join Me Tonight for Poetry and Art

Coming Spring: Poetry Reading Twelve new poems and one new piece of artwork, plus a display of favorites originals, prints and notecards! And remember that the theme is SPRING! Join me at my fourth annual poetry reading and art exhibit

Join Me Tonight for Poetry and Art

Coming Spring: Poetry Reading Twelve new poems and one new piece of artwork, plus a display of favorites originals, prints and notecards! And remember that the theme is SPRING! Join me at my fourth annual poetry reading and art exhibit

My Fourth Annual Poetry Reading at ACFL&MH

Coming Spring: Poetry Reading Join me at my fourth annual poetry reading and art exhibit at Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall. I will feature 12 new poems and the fourth and final installment of my “Art of the

My Fourth Annual Poetry Reading at ACFL&MH

Coming Spring: Poetry Reading Join me at my fourth annual poetry reading and art exhibit at Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall. I will feature 12 new poems and the fourth and final installment of my “Art of the

“Aspects of Lincoln” Exhibit at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall

In conjunction with the reopening of the restored Espy Post room in the Library, Pittsburgh photographer Norman Schumm offered to loan his collection of “100 photographic portraits of Abraham Lincoln” assembled by Stephan Lorant for the book by that name.

“Aspects of Lincoln” Exhibit at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall

In conjunction with the reopening of the restored Espy Post room in the Library, Pittsburgh photographer Norman Schumm offered to loan his collection of “100 photographic portraits of Abraham Lincoln” assembled by Stephan Lorant for the book by that name.

Invitation to the Espy Post Reopening

The Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall has been host to a post of the Grand Army of the Republic since 1906, shortly after the building opened. I won’t tell the history of the post or the GAR here,

Invitation to the Espy Post Reopening

The Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall has been host to a post of the Grand Army of the Republic since 1906, shortly after the building opened. I won’t tell the history of the post or the GAR here,

chatham baroque post card

Post Card for Chatham Baroque at ACFL

This idea began with the notice we published in the newsletter, which is printed in green and black. I liked the way it looked so much I thought I’d carry it through to the ad. The photo was provided by

chatham baroque post card

Post Card for Chatham Baroque at ACFL

This idea began with the notice we published in the newsletter, which is printed in green and black. I liked the way it looked so much I thought I’d carry it through to the ad. The photo was provided by

ACFL news November 2009

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall Newsletter

We compose this 12-page newsletter twice a year, and the  big excitement for me is that I get to use many of the photos I’ve taken of the facility. I have been photographing ACFL&MH for as many years as I’ve

ACFL news November 2009

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall Newsletter

We compose this 12-page newsletter twice a year, and the  big excitement for me is that I get to use many of the photos I’ve taken of the facility. I have been photographing ACFL&MH for as many years as I’ve

Photographing Daphne Alderson and Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall

“All Judy, All Heart”, Daphne Alderson sang some of the songs made famous by Judy Garland and told stories in her flowing contralto voice. I photographed the concert as well as the concert-goers. In addition, the Music Hall has brand

Photographing Daphne Alderson and Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall

“All Judy, All Heart”, Daphne Alderson sang some of the songs made famous by Judy Garland and told stories in her flowing contralto voice. I photographed the concert as well as the concert-goers. In addition, the Music Hall has brand