Star Wars and Pittsburgh
Garrison Carida, Star Wars and Charity The Pittsburgh chapter of the 501st Legion, an international Star Wars fanclub, discussed the organization’s charity work at the December 2013 Steel City Con.
Star Wars: Hunt for the Holocron The Pittsburgh-made fan film took writer/director Martin Spitznagel ten years to complete and has been viewed over 20,000 times on YouTube since its April 2013 premier.
Star Wars Reads Day The annual celebration highlights the written-word Star Wars saga, as well as the importance of literacy, at events around the country, including the Lawrenceville Carnegie Library in 2013.
A Pittsburgh Star Wars Cabaret Missy Moreno and Friends hosted a night of comedy and music in celebration of “May the 4th Be With You” and the Star Wars saga at the Arcade Comedy Theater in 2014.
Pittsburgh Star Wars Fans and Disney Steel City fans of the epic saga discuss the sale of the Star Wars franchise by George Lucas and reflect on how the film series impacted their lives through the years.
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A Star Wars Cinco de Mayo in Stowe Rocks The Parkway Theater has combined “May the Fourth Be with You” with the traditional Mexican celebration of May 5th to create a unique fundraiser (May 2, 2013).
Steel City Con Attracts Fans of George Lucas The event featured appearances by David Prowse, who portrayed Darth Vader in Star Wars, and Karen Allen from Raiders of the Lost Ark (April 8, 2013).
R2D2 Enagagement Ring Created in Pittsburgh Based on designs by a New Jersey artist, Pittsburgh jeweler Paul Michael Bierker created a Star Wars-themed engagement ring (December 10, 2012).
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St. Patrick's Day Parade 2014 The annual event was again filled with a plethora of Geek Culture, including appearances by the Steel City Ghostbusters, Star Wars fans and various film-based movie cars.
St. Patrick's Day Parade 2013 The annual event offered two special treats for Pittsburgh Geek Fans in 2013, with appearances by both the Steel City Ghostbusters and local Rebel Legion from Star Wars.