We’re looking for interns! Silk Screen needs the following for Fall 2014 positions:
Marketing & Promotions Intern
Film Programming Intern
Head over to our Intern Listing page to apply.
If you attend one of our 2014 Film Festival screenings, you’ll hear about Pittsburgh’s Day of Giving!
This is a terrific opportunity to support local non-profits with matched donations. For one day, any donation given through the Day of Giving website will receive a matched donation (up to $1000).
The 2014 Day of Giving will run from 6:00 a.m. until 12:00 a.m. (Midnight.) on Tuesday, May 4th. This is an 18-hour event. Give on this day to make your gift to Silk Screen count that much more!
Visit www.pittsburghgives.org to learn more!
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He said that for years there have been attempts to fuse Asian music and jazz, and “most of it has been forgettable.” As an Indian native who enjoys jazz and has wanted to bring these two cultures together for years, Saluja built this project from the foundation of Samir Chatterjee and Mimi Jong, who play the tabla (an Indian percussion instrument) and the erhu (a two-string Chinese bowed instrument), respectively.
Pittsburgh jazz artists Ben Opie, Chris Parker, Jeff Berman and Matt Booth were added, and rehearsals began.
“We’ve really workshopped this band,” said Opie, a saxophonist. “There’s been an extended time devoted to rehearsals.”
Saluja was concerned at first because the initial efforts sounded to him to be just Asian music played on Western instruments.
“Now when I listen to it I cry, I get emotional” he said.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 14, 2014
The past eight years have seen continued successes for Silk Screen Asian Arts Organization, both in terms of the quality and quantity of our events and our ever-expanding audience. Silk Screen’s new venture is Silk Sound, an Asian-American jazz-fusion ensemble comprising six internationally acclaimed musicians.
Rehearsals began last summer, and are continuing, with the first public performance during Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto’s inauguration celebration.
The group will have its debut performance on February 28, 2014 at Bellefield Hall, Oakland. Read More »