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 »
KKF is a festival that strives to incorporate Japanese pop culture with traditional culture. It’s a place where you can learn a new skill through hands-on workshops, enjoy traditional performances, attend a lecture that may make you see your favorite anime in a whole new way, watch anything from the newest anime to classic Japanese cinema, play a carnival game, or eat at a maid cafe. And it’s all brought to you by the Pittsburgh Japanese Culture Society, the organization responsible for Tekko each spring. Join …Find out more »
The Global Shift Festival creates exciting and innovative programming that entertains, educates and inspires audiences, organizations and businesses into action. This unique collaboration, The Global Shift Festival, features groundbreaking films, workshops, and a Global Shift Awards & Reception Fundraiser. Silk Screen is proud to be a community sponsor of the Opening Night Film, The Revolutionary Optimists. For more information about the film, click here.
We are bringing the world home – to Pittsburgh! We proudly announce our new Global Shift Festival, which will feature four days of …Find out more »
Fresh Works is Kelly Strayhorn Theater’s month-long creative learning program for Pittsburgh-based artists. The program provides artists with production support, lighting and sound design, and 80 hours at The Alloy Studios to research, explore, play, and finally share a work-in-progress performance. Fresh Works debuted in 2013 and, so far, this residency incubator has benefited seven lead artists.
Join The Alloy Studios at Kelly Strayhorn Theater in September as it welcomes Mark Conway Thompson for a new movement theater performance called Kimono. Kimono explores the theme of social justice through the …Find out more »
Join Silk Screen on Monday, September 22nd for a lively evening at Wigle Wiskey’s Distillery. We are joining forces with our Strip District neighbor to pair live music with craft cocktails as we celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival. Mimi Jong will play the erhu and talk about the significance of the holiday. The event will feature tasty selections from local restaurants, and, of course, moon cakes!
A percentage of all cocktails and bottles sold that evening will benefit Silk Screen. In addition …Find out more »