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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 »
Join Reel Q this October for its 29th year of presenting GLBT films in Pittsburgh. Held once again at the Harris Theater downtown, the festival is sure to delight and excite audiences! Last year’s festival winners include:
Favorite Women’s Film: Reaching for the Moon
Favorite Men’s Film: G.B.F
Favorite Foreign Film: Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
Favorite Documentary: Alice Walker, Beauty in Truth
Favorite Women’s Short: Devotion Project: Foremost on My Mind
Favorite Men’s Short: SpoonersFind out more »
Nritya Sangam brings together two of the most prominent Indian Classical Dance forms, Kathak and Bharatanatyam, onto one platform. With an interesting play of similarities and contrasts in both dance technique and musical disciplines (Hindustani and Carnatic), witness the magic that Shambhavi Dandekar (www.kathakshambhavi.com) and Parimal Phadke (www.parimalphadke.com) create on stage by juxtaposing these two distinct dance styles. Shambhavi becomes the Laasya (feminine dance) with her soft and graceful dance, whereas Parimal is the Tandav (masculine dance) with his firm and energetic dance. Nritya Sangam …Find out more »