By Sierra Smith | Photographs by Catherine Palladino
WHO: 650 guests
WHAT: Sweet and savory “gastro-creations” from Pittsburgh restaurants; gallery crawls through the Cultural District; and entertainment by the West Philadelphia Orchestra, DJ SMI, Boulevards, Slowdanger, and Chocolate Boombox’s DJ Anthony Susan
WHERE: August Wilson Center for African American Culture
HIGHTLIGHTS: Chefs Tomasz Skowronski and Kate Lasky of Apteka, David Bulman of Plated Trade, and Jacqueline Wardle of Josephine’s Toast created exquisite treats, complemented by Natrona Bottling Company’s signature cocktails. Urban artist Jeremy M. Raymer entertained with a live painting on an outdoor patio and the completed work was sold during a silent auction to benefit the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s student membership program.
“Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh’s 10-year milestone as the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s summer celebration of the arts has become a great way introduce different audiences to the Trust. It’s all about a fun night in the Cultural District!” — Shaunda Miles, director of public relations for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust