element 5


Saturday,  May  11th,  2002

@ The Shadow Lounge



Update – April 25th, 2002.  Many delights to indulge in this weekend.  The FLUX party in E.Liberty, brought to you by the folks at Ground Zero,  is a definite MUST SEE!  For those looking to release energy, check out the Technoir-Audio crew at Club Havana this Thursday as well as Saturday during FLUX.  This weekend also features performances by Soma Mestizo and Beam, as well as the Bridgespotters artists collective.  We’ve received a lot of emails from folks. We thank you all for your feedback.  For those who’ve been asking, our next Momentum party will be happening Saturday, May 11th @ The Shadow Lounge.  We’ll be updating our site in the next few days with more info.  Thank you for checking out element 5.  As always, we welcome your feedback very much.  Please feel free to drop us a line:  




element 5 picks (April 25th-May 1st, 2002):


April 25th-28th. KINO BEYOND THE WALL: THE CINEMA OF CONTEMPORARY GERMANY. The Carnegie Mellon University Annual Film Festival. the Carnegie Mellon Campus (Oakland). For more information, go to the schedule page: http://www.cmufilmfestival.com/schedule.html


Thurs April 25, 2002 - Pittsburgh Filmmakers presents "Kandahar". The true story of an Afghan-born Canadian journalist who has just three days to reach her near suicidal sister in the Taliban-controlled city of Kandahar. During her amazing journey, beauty dazzles the eye as horror seeps into the mind. (Directed by Mosen Makhmalbaf; Iran; 2001; 85 min) Regent Square Theater, 1035 South Braddock Avenue (Edgewood) 412-682-4111. www.pghfilmmakers.org


Fri April 26th - Opening Reception. Silver Eye Center For Photography 6-8PM

1015 East Carson Street (Southside). Assignment: Six Pittsburgh Photographers.

Ed Barbour, Lynn Johnson, Richard Kelly, AndreaLondon, Dennis Marsico, and Mark Perrott. Exhibition on display until June 1, 2002. (412) 431- 1810


Fri April 26th - Midnight Espresso Series! Grand finale of the winter/spring season. The spring/summer season May to August, will kick off May 10th. Feature:  KL (BridgeSpotters Artist Collective), DJ Nate the Phat. Vibe: African Americano. Film @ the barA synergy of the arts and nightlife. Ramseys II  7310 Frankstown Ave. 9:09pm - 2:09am. $6 admission/ $4 before 10pm www.bridgespotters.com  and www.1naturalchoice.com


Fri, April 26th - Soma Mestizo @ the Quiet Storm Coffee House. Show starts at 9:30 PM and cover charge is $5. 5430 Penn Ave, (412-661-9355). http://www.quietstormcoffee.com .  www.somamestizo.com


Fri April 26th - BEAM, giving their legendary live improv performance @ the Memphis Lounge at Zythos - Carson St. (South Side).  www.beaminfo.com


April 26th-28th - PITTSBURGH TROMA FEST 2002. A film festival featuring seven wretched classics from the most toxic movie company in the world...TROMA FILMS. Directions to the theater at http://www.theoakstheater.com  .  Brought to you by Incredibly Strange Video. http://www.incrediblystrangevideo.com


Sat April 27th - > > FLUX in East Liberty > >  FLUX no. 6.  7pm to midnight. EAST LIBERTY (Shadow Lounge, The Kingsley Association, the Sony Building and the Spinning Plate Artists Lofts). 100% of donations go to the artists performing. www.fluxpgh.com . 412-370-2177. FREE shuttle between Art All Night and the FLUX party in East Liberty.


Sat April 27th - Art All Night @ the Geoffrey Boehm Chocolate factory. 43rd Street below Butler (Lawrenceville). 5 p.m. until 10 a.m.2 on Sunday, April 28. A spectacular mix of art, madness, mayhem and music. As always, admission is free and there is free food and beer until it runs out, and live music starting at 8 p.m. http://www.artallnight.org/  . FREE shuttle between Art All Night and the FLUX party in East Liberty.


Sat April 27th - BEAM, encore show @ The Pittsburgh Deli Company - Copeland St. (Shadyside).  www.beaminfo.com


Sun April 28th - Jazz Satellite @ the Shadow Lounge. in our opinion, the best live Jazz you'll find in this city. 5972 Baum Blvd, corner of Baum 7 S. Highland. 412-363-8277


Sun April 28th - The All Star Game @ Pub IG (below India Garden in Oakland). Atwood St. (Oakland).


Tues, April 30th - Srishti Dances of India presents RASIKA: An Appreciation of Indian Classical Dance. An audience appreciation presentation and workshop. 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. Morie Dance Studio (PCA 306). Purnell Center for the Arts. Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, PA 15213 ******FREE ADMITTANCE****** For more information, visit www.srishtidances.org  or call 412.421.3035


Tues April 30th - Save Our Transit will meet Tuesday Apr. 30, 7pm, at the Renaissance

Center, 910 Penn Av. downtown. ad hoc coalition fighting for adequate funding in the state budget for public transportation. [Fact is - cars kill and waste valuable resources that could be used for the benefit of the masses. Take notice. 361-3022.