Saturday, May 11th, 2002
@ The Shadow Lounge
element 5 picks (
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 - 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.