THROUGH JULY 16 – FIREWALL DANCE THEATER. Elisa-Marie Alaio delves into her Taylor Swift personna for the premiere of the feminist-inspired Eff.Ul.Gents. All-female, all attitude, all the way. Carnegie Stage on Main street in Carnegie. 8 p.m. Tickets: $5-30; or 724-873-3576.

JULY 9 – SECOND SATURDAYS. This jazz-inspired foray into improvisation features jazz by Ava Diamon this month at The Space Upstairs. 8 P.M. $10 donation suggested. BYOB welcome.

JULY 21-24 – TEXTURE CONTEMPORARY BALLET. Texture’s summer extravaganza unfolds at the New Hazlett Theater, with 17 dancers, a good mid-sized company and fires up the proceedings with Cello Fury in Interfusion. The Furies join in a repeat of  Symphony of Shadows and combine with founder Alan Obuzor for a premiere. Obuzor also provides an encore of the tango-inspired Regresso al Realidad. There will be added spice with hip hop master Gabriel Ash. New Hazlett Theater, Thurs. at 7:30, Fri. and Sat. at 8, Sun. at 2. Children’s performance Sat. at 4. For more info, click on Texture.

JULY 25 – ALEXANDRA BODNARCHUK. In anticipation of her upcoming performance, Something Pretty, Alexandra is having a fundraiser at Stack PGH, 5740 Baum Blvd in Friendship from 7 – 9. (It’s a third floor shared working space with a considerable cool factor.) With eats from Bar Marco and Poros, two performances and conversation with the cast and other attendees, it sounds like a good deal, even more so when you get a free ticket to one of  her premiere performances at the Kelly-Strayhorn Aug. 18-19. Click on Alexandra.

JULY 30 – GIA T. PRESENTS. Gia Cacalano has something new called Frameworks, set for 7:30 at 201 N. Braddock Ave. (3rd floor). Chock full of improvisation, she and her dancers pair off with activist artist Baron Batch. $15 General Admission, $10 Senior/Student, Free for Children under 13. Click on Gia.




2 Responses to Listings

  1. jvranish says:

    Hi Michael — That has been changed.

  2. Bonnie Crosby says:

    The newly formed Chautauqua Area Chapter of The National Society of Arts and Letters NY, has appointed former Pittsburgh Chapter member, Bonnie Crosby as Dance Chair for the Society’s 2011 Dance (Choreography) competition. For more information go to Date of auditions and locale are forthcoming.

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