Silk Screen’s Opening Night Gala is on Friday, April 25, 2014, from 6:30 to midnight at the Rivers Club in downtown Pittsburgh. 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:
- Little Shimmy Belly Dancers
- Organization of Chinese Americans
- Philippine-American Performing Arts of Greater Pittsburgh
- Steel Dragon Lion Dance Team
- Yanlai Dance School
9:30-midnight: Get down with Pittsburgh’s hottest D. J, Pandemic Pete, who spins a “hybrid of traditional folk and contemporary dance music from around the world,” for a one of a kind dance party! Enjoy drinks and deserts from some of your favorite local bakeries. Check out D.J,Pete’s website and listen to his sample music: http://pandemicpgh.com/
All proceeds benefit Silk Screen: Asian Arts organization, whose mission is to celebrate diversity and cultivate an appreciation of the Asian American experience through cultural events. Your support makes our 9th annual Silk Screen Film Festival happen. Thank You!