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Chinese New Year at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

Chinese New Year at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate Chinese New Year with your little ones a the Children’s museum!

Free to attend (with museum admission)

Read all the details in our Press Release

 

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Born Into Brothels – Sewickley Film Series

Born Into Brothels – Sewickley Film Series

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Sewickley Documentary Film Series  Born into Brothels, by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski, is the winner of the 77th annual Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. A tribute to the resiliency of childhood and the restorative power of art, Born into Brothels is a portrait of several unforgettable children who live in the red light district of Calcutta. Zana Briski, a New York-based photographer, gives each of the children a camera and teaches them to look at the world with new eyes.

 

Bengali & English (with English Subtitles)

 

Silk Screen is co-presenting three ...

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As the Call, So the Echo – AsiaUnreeled Film Series

As the Call, So the Echo – AsiaUnreeled Film Series

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Director Keir Moreano’s record of his father’s experience as a volunteer doctor in Vietnam in 2003 as a journey of a professional who has come to question the difference he makes in the lives of his patients in the U.S., and finds renewed passion in his calling spending several weeks conducting surgeries and training staff in a hard-pressed hospital in Hue. “The film observes Dr. Moreano as he performs operations, counsels patients, and laments the lack of basic diagnostic equipment, presenting a portrait not of a saint but of a ...

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Every Day Is A Holiday – Sewickley Film Series

Every Day Is A Holiday – Sewickley Film Series

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sewickley Documentary Film Series 

Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man 50 years her senior.Every Day Is a Holiday explores the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and places themes of growing older, immigration, and racism in the context of “living history.”

 

Silk Screen is co-presenting three films that focus on cultures and important global issues with the Sewickley Academy. Each film will be followed by a facilitated discussion. The film festival is free and open to the public.

 

For more information,please visit:

http://www.sewickley.org/

 

Register to Attend

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Dhirana 2014: University of Pittsburgh National Dance Competition

Dhirana 2014: University of Pittsburgh National Dance Competition

February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dhirana, the nation’s largest intercollegiate Indian classical dance competition, will take place on February 15, 2014, at 6 pm in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall. Eight of the country’s best collegiate Indian classical dance teams will display their own adaptations of various styles of traditional Indian dance. For more information, including ticket sales, please visit us at www.dhirana.com.

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CMU:The Screening of Linsanity

CMU:The Screening of Linsanity

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

 

Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival 2014 will be held during March 20- April 5. The Festival Sneak Preview of the film Linsanity is coming on Feb 22. A discussion following the film will be led by the producer Alllen Lu (perhaps he will reveal some secrets about what it was like to work behind the set with Jeremy Lin)!

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A River Changes Course – AsiaUnreeled Film Series

A River Changes Course – AsiaUnreeled Film Series

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Winner of the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize Documentary at Sundance, A River Changes Course tells the story of three families living in contemporary Cambodia as they face hard choices forced by rapid development and struggle to maintain their traditional ways of life as the modern world closes in around them. “Director Kalyanee Mam follows these families and their distinctive ways of life with her eyes wide open. What’s so unusual about her approach is that she sees just as clearly as an artist, a journalist and a de facto ...

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Silk Sound Jazz Concert

Silk Sound Jazz Concert

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Silk Screen has started Silk Sound, an Asian & American Fusion Project.

Learn more about Silk Sound.

See them perform new material live on Feb 28.

Tickets:

$35-25 adult,  $15 student with ID

 

Reception – by special invitation only