Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, Cultural District
Sunday, June 5, 2011, from 12 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
PITTSBURGH, PA: The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Education and Community Engagement Department hosts Showcase Noir, the eighth annual exhibit and sale of artwork by African-American artists and designers, on Sunday, June 5, 2011, from 12 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Byham Theater. This year’s installment of Showcase Noir coincides with the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival and the conclusion of the Pittsburgh JazzLive International to showcase, promote and nurture jazz musicians.
Showcase Noir celebrates the works of African American Artists and Designers from the greater Pittsburgh area and beyond. The exhibit showcases paintings, sculptures, photographs, fiber art, jewelry, pottery, and art in various mediums, from some of Pittsburgh’s most talented emerging and established artists. This free event is complemented by live jazz music featuring Alton Merrell Ban and acid jazz and rare funk grooves spun by DJ SMI.
Participating artists in Showcase Noir include: Kyttie Ayiku, Ernest Bey, Cheryl Clayton, Denise P. Clayton, Curtis E. Cureton, Roberta L. Ellis, Joktan J. Faulk, Kendrah Foster, Hope Frasier, Florence Smith, George Hogan, Jeffrey B. Jones, Charlotte Lorraine Ka, LaVerne A. Kemp, Curtis Tina Lockhart, Brenda Marshall, Mary E. Martin, Terry Mitchum, Saihou Njie, Bill Osborne, Tracy L. Smalley, Kenn Thomas and more.
For more information on Showcase Noir please call 412-456-6666. Visit pittsburghjazzlive.com for a detailed schedule of Pittsburgh JazzLive International events.