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July 2014

Open Streets PGH

July 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Roberto Clemente Bridge,
Pittsburgh, PA
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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 …

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August 2014

KuroKiiro Festival 2014

August 29 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 12:00 pm
California University of Pennsylvania

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 …

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September 2014
$5.00

2014 Global Shift Festival

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - September 21 @ 8:00 pm
Point Park University

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 …

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10-15

Fresh Works: Mark Conway Thompson

September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kelly Strayhorn Theater's Alloy Studio,
5530 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, 15206 United States
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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 …

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Moon Festival at Wigle Whiskey

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wigle Whiskey Distillery,
2401 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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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 …

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October 2014

Reel Q

October 10 @ 5:00 am - October 18 @ 12:00 pm
Harris Theater,
Pittsburgh, PA
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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: Spooners

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