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Predation, victimization, art and rebirth in Mark Conway Thompson's 'Kimono'

By Steve Sucato

Predation is a theme that movement artist Mark Conway Thompson says he has been returning to in his works since 2007. “That has a lot to do with what I think is wrong with the world today,” says Thompson. 392 more words

Pittsburgh City Paper

On Stage: The Incomparable Carmen de Lavallade

When Kelly Strayhorn Theater executive director janera solomon stepped out onto the stage, she mentioned that the Pittsburgh landmark was celebrating its 100th anniversary. As a result of that, she talked about the process of finding the perfect opening for such a historic season. 588 more words

Dance

Stage Icon Honors Kelly Strayhorn Theater On Its 100th Anniversary

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Few performers can match the elegance and the grace of Carmen de Lavallede.

Dancer, actor, icon of the stage, she has brought her talents to Pittsburgh as the Kelly Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty celebrates its 100th anniversary. 319 more words

News

Alloy Studios To Present Dance Doc 'Carmen & Geoffrey'

Since Dance Alloy merged with the Kelly Strayhorn Theater in 2011, and, in effect, changed its name to Alloy Studios, it has hosted numerous dance performances, workshops, and classes. 216 more words

Documentaries

New York-based choreographer Marjani Forte offers a work about recovery

By Steve Sucato

How do mental illness, poverty and addiction relate? That is the question choreographer Marjani Forte explores in being Here … /this time. It’s her reworking of being Here, which she premiered last year to critical acclaim at New York City’s Dancespace Project. 392 more words

Pittsburgh City Paper

afronaut(a): 2.0 Series To Present An Exploration In Film

Last year, Pittsburgh-based interdisciplinary artists and curators Alisha B. Wormsley and Blaine Siegel created afronaut(a), a series that focused on non-traditional and black diaspora film. 377 more words

Special Screenings

Cultured Steel To Spotlight A 'Hip-Hop Fellow'

For two days, the Pittsburgh Hip-Hop Collective, a group comprised of volunteer hip-hop performers, visual artists, writers, promoters, and arts managers, will present the first ever… 237 more words

Documentaries