community + cultural info

What's Shakin"

Saturday, August 23rd Rock Against Racism and the Penn
Avenue Arts
Festival, Noon to 4pm. Soma Mestizo performs at
4:00pm. Free and all ages. The
Fest will be on Penn Avenue, between Pacific Ave and
Millvale.The stage
will be at Pacific

August 24th, 3 Generations Walking at The Shadow
Lounge. 7pm, free
and all ages.

Monday, August 25th The Dark Night Cabaret
The Dark Night Cabaret is an ongoing monthly
performance series
designed to provide a forum for the local arts
community and to facilitate the
development of new work. The cabaret is an opportunity
to expose audience
and artists to a variety of brief performances in one
evening. 8pm, $6, all
The Dark Night Cabaret is presented at The University
of Pittsburgh's
Henry Heymann Theatre, downstairs at The Stephen
Foster Memorial, on Forbes
Avenue, adjacent to the Cathedral of Learning in

Thursday, August 28th Pittsburgh Aids Task Force
Benefit- a group of
local musicians will come together for the Raincheck
Concert to benefit the
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force (PATF). The performance,
created to help
PATF raise much-needed funds.City Paper's Justin
Hopper will host the
musicians donating their talents, including
singer/songwriter Carol Lee Espy
from WQED's On Q, her husband and former Rusted Root
drummer, Jim
Dispirito, world/rock band, Soma Mestizo, Broadway
performer, Carla Bianco,
singer/songwriter, Patrick Arena, and the 'Rainbow Kid
Singers' Blake
Stadnik, Joe, John and Desarae Fedore and Allyson
Dietrich. @
Sanctuary 1620 Penn Avenue in the Strip 412-263-2877,
8pm, $ 10

Saturday, August 30th w. 2nd Naycha Doors open at
9:30pm 2nd Naycha
to perform first. Don't miss this slamming, funk
jamming band from West
Virginia. Quiet Storm 5430 Penn
Avenue-$ 6 5430
Penn Avenue 412-661-9355

Sunday, August 31st, Christiane D's and Simon Jaeger's
Cool Yard Sale". Clothes, art supplies, instruments,
shoes, knick knacks,
etc...12-6pm, 166 43rd Street.


If you do not wish to receive any further emails from us please reply
to this email with the word "remove" in the subject line.