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You Have to Try the Shrimp!: Anthony Iacono’s Solo Show at PPOW Gallery
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You Have to Try the Shrimp!: Anthony Iacono’s Solo Show at PPOW Gallery

“My films exist only to remind audiences the absolute certainty that they do not live in the best of all possible worlds,” once said Luis Buñuel, whose exuberant lens bore some of the most buoyant and triggering representations of 20th century. Anthony Iacono’s Crudités at Sunset, on view at PPOW Gallery through August 7th, imbues … Continue reading

Hellhound On My Trail: The Intergenerational Blues Of James ‘Son Ford’ Thomas and Cy Gavin
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Hellhound On My Trail: The Intergenerational Blues Of James ‘Son Ford’ Thomas and Cy Gavin

“I got to keep movin’, I’ve got to keep movin’ Blues fallin’ down like hail, blues fallin’ down like hail” –Robert Johnson “Hellhound On My Trail” As the end of the summer gallery season quickly approaches and temperatures reach their boiling point, the blues, as Robert Johnson (or was it the devil?) croons, is falling down like … Continue reading

You Are Invited To–Party Out Of Bounds: Nightlife As Activism Since 1980
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You Are Invited To–Party Out Of Bounds: Nightlife As Activism Since 1980

  Why hello there, dearest Filthy Dreams readers and fellow filth fanatics! It’s about the right time to announce what your co-founder Emily Colucci and intrepid contributor Osman Yerebakan have been working hard on since December 2013. As you know, Filthy Dreams was originally conceptualized as a sleazy bar before we lowered our expectations and started … Continue reading

Mama Does The Furry Convention…Well, From A Bar Across The Street
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Mama Does The Furry Convention…Well, From A Bar Across The Street

Filthy Dreams Editor’s Note: From yiffing to erotic Furry illustrations (warning–don’t Google) to men in suits with tails attached wandering through Downtown Pittsburgh, Anthrocon is a yearly dose of be-furred hilarity in a city that already tends toward the surreal. Unfortunately stuck in New York and missing this year’s annual gawking at the Furries, I asked … Continue reading