1839 Mag

Welcome to 1839!

1839 is inspired by the life, work, and legacy of Pittsburgh native, playwright August Wilson. The magazine serves as a nexus for the Greater Pittsburgh area’s writers and artists, providing a space to create, collaborate, cultivate and publish our thoughts, opinions, histories, and work.

  1. Rusted Root, KST Playlist

    American worldbeat rock band and Pittsburgh Native’s Rusted Root are the focus of this week’s playlist.

  2. Wiz Khalifa, KST Playlist

    Rapper, singer, songwriter, actor and Pittsburgh Native Wiz Khalifa is the focus of this week’s playlist.

  3. KST Playlist, Mac Miller

    Rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and Pittsburgh Native Mac Miller is the focus of this week’s playlist.

  4. Christina Aguilera

    Singer, songwriter, actress, television personalityand Pittsburgh Native Christina Aguilera is the focus of this week’s playlist.

  5. Billy Porter, KST Playlist

    Broadway theater performer, singer, actor, and Pittsburgh Native Billy Porter is the focus of this week’s playlist.

  6. Gene Kelly, KST Playlist

    Actor, dancer, stage, and television, singer, choreographer, and KST Namesake Gene Kelly is the focus of this week’s playlist.

  7. Billy Strayhorn, KST Playlist

    KST Namesake and Pittsburgh jazz icon Billy Strayhorn is the focus of This week’s playlist.

  8. Mary Lou Williams, KST Playlist

    Jazz vocalist and Pittsburgh icon, Mary Lou Williams is the focus of this week’s playlist.

     

  9. George Benson

    A Pittsburgh Native and a Jazz Legend, George Benson is the focus of this week’s playlist.

  10. Roger Humphries, KST Playlist

     

    A Pittsburgh Native, a Jazz Legend, and KST Artist, Roger Humphries is the focus of this week’s Playlist. Enjoy this curated list of toe tapping, finger snapping tunes that showcase The RH Factor and Humphries’ incredible drumming.