Perfect Pittsburgh Story Revolves 'round Jelly Roll
By Ruth Ann Dailey / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
What’s that line about Pittsburgh being a big small town? Or a small big city?
Whichever you pick, it’s just the size to enable people whose lives might never intersect in a megalopolis to intersect here. This easy serendipity ignites some amazing creative fires.
You can witness one such conflagration Tuesday night at the Mt. Lebanon Public Library — a unique synthesis of story, painting and Jelly Roll Morton’s jazz — but the backstory makes the event even more delightful.