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Tekko ( formerly Tekkoshocon) is an annual anime convention held by Pittsburgh Japanese Cultural Society during April. This year, the convention offers various activities including art contest, cosplay contest, dance competition, panels, screenings and workshops.
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You are cordially invited to Silk Screen’s Opening Night Gala on Friday, April 25, 2014, from 6:30 to midnight at the Rivers Club. This event kicks off the 10-day Silk Screen Film Festival running from April 26th-May 4th.
6:30-7:30 pm: VIP champagne reception featuring an exclusive performance by the Cadillac Club. This four piece jazz ensemble is bringing boogaloo back to the ‘Burgh!
7:45: Live Auction
8-9:30 pm: Pittsburgh’s premiere Asian dance groups perform traditional and modern pieces while guests enjoy the finest ethic cuisine the region has to offer. Performers include:
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by Jeff Berman, Matt Booth, Mimi Jong
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Saturday, May 10 :: 1–11 PM
Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave
Admission: $5 Screening / $15 Festival Pass
Join KST for the BlackStar Film Festival – Pittsburgh Edition this Saturday. Highlights of the daylong festival include a “Black Film Now” panel discussion, short and feature films, a marketplace by Ujamaa Collective and Culture Cloz, and music by DJ Nate Da Phat Barber from 720 Music, Clothing, and Café in the KST lobby.
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AppalAsia at Three Rivers Arts Festival
Friday June 6, 7:00 pm, Artists Market Stage, Gateway Center
Join AppalAsia for this free performance at Three Rivers Arts Festival!
AppalAsia combines the influences of Appalachian and Asian music traditions with original composition and inspired improvisation to create their unique musical voice. Using erhu, dulcimer, banjo, and vocals they have created a cross-cultural musical experience that draws on their collaboration of traditions with an ear toward the future. The group is comprised of Jeff Berman, Mimi Jong, and Sue Powers.
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Join AppalAsia at our Strip District neighbor Marty’s Market for a delightful summer performance! AppalAsia combines the influences of Appalachian and Asian music traditions with original composition and inspired improvisation to create their unique musical voice. Using erhu, dulcimer, banjo, and vocals they have created a cross-cultural musical experience that draws on their collaboration of traditions with an ear toward the future.
Mimi Jong, who plays the erhu, has served as the music program director for Silk Screen Film Festival and the board president/founding member of “HarmoniZing!”, where her …Find out more »
Open Streets Pittsburgh is a free event that will close the roads to cars so that people can walk, skate, dance, play, and be social. Downtown streets open for everyone. Enjoy free activities including yoga, Zumba, dance classes, and a climbing wall. Rain or Shine!
Included in the events is a Tai Chi class lead by Win-Win Kung Fu of Pittsburgh. Tai chi, which originated in China as a martial art, is a mind-body practice in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Tai chi is sometimes referred to as “moving …Find out more »