Pittsburgh’s Kelly Strayhorn Theater to Host 2018 National Performance Network / Visual Artists Network Conference

By Duane Binion (PITTSBURGH, PA, January 29, 2018) The Kelly Strayhorn Theater (KST) and National Performance Network (NPN), are pleased to announce the 2018 National Performance Network / Visual Artists Network’s Annual Conference will take place in Pittsburgh, PA, December 2018. NPN/VAN’s Annual Conference is a dynamic international forum for artists, arts leaders, activists, organizers, funders, and creative stakeholders to develop a more artist-centered, just, and sustainable performing and visual arts … Continue reading Pittsburgh’s Kelly Strayhorn Theater to Host 2018 National Performance Network / Visual Artists Network Conference

Cuban troupe Malpaso makes its Pittsburgh debut

By Steve Sucato The members of Havana’s Malpaso Dance Company were still decades from being born when, 54 years ago, the U.S. enacted a trade embargo with Cuba. But the effects of that embargo have overshadowed their lives and the lives of other Cuban artists ever since. But while the two nations, separated by 90 miles of water, have been politically at odds for more … Continue reading Cuban troupe Malpaso makes its Pittsburgh debut