Thrival Festival To Showcase Pittsburgh’s Music, Tech Scenes

Locator map with the East Liberty neighborhood...

Locator map with the East Liberty neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania highlighted. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Pass through East Liberty and Larimer this week, and you might hear some music and see some gadgets made right here in Pittsburgh.

The Thrival Festival starts Monday, featuring a week’s worth of novel computer products and people brainstorming about how to persuade tech types that Pittsburgh fosters innovation. Plus, there’s music. Talib Kweli will play on Saturday, and Moby will perform on Sunday.

“The goal of this year is to make some noise, to get Pittsburgh on the map more than we already are — to darken the blot,” said Bobby Zappala, CEO of Thrill Mill, an East End tech business incubator sponsoring the festival.

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Positively Pottstown Provides Pottstown Small Businesses With SCORE Scholarships

Three cheers for Positively Pottstown blogger Sue Repko for her donation of two SCORE business seminar scholarships for any new or existing business in Pottstown!  SCORE is located in the New York Plaza building on High Street.  Attending these workshops would be invaluable in helping any business in Pottstown succeed!  Thanks for walking the talk Sue!!!  You can click on a link for Positively Pottstown on the right side of your screen under Big 5 Blogroll.

Read the full store here:

http://www.pottsmerc.com/articles/2010/12/10/business/srv0000010248120.txt?viewmode=fullstory