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SUNSTAR Music Festival

Kelly Strayhorn Theater

Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 6:30 PM - Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 9:30 PM (EST)

SUNSTAR Music Festival

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Tell the World How to Treat You!
Thursday, March 7, 6:30p
@ The Alloy Studios, 5530 Penn Ave.

In 2005 Jeri Lynn Johnson made history as the first African-American woman to win an international conducting prize when she was awarded the Taki Concordia Conducting Fellowship. Founder and Music Director of Philadephia's Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, Jeri joins a panel of Pittsburgh artists and administrators to share successes and challenges of navigating the arts.
Ended Free $0.00
Light Asylum w/ VieBoheme and DJ Lauren G
Friday, March 8 10p-2a
@ 6119, 6119 Penn Ave.

Called "warriors sent from the future" by Pitchfork, Light Asylum is a synth pop duo with a pension for the dramatic and grand. This dynamic duo is vocalist Shannon Funchess who has lent her bellowing voice to TV on the Radio and producer Bruno Coviello. Their look and sound merge to produce a full display of intense theatrics best experienced live.
Ended $15.00 $1.74
A Tribute to First Ladies of Jazz
Saturday, March 9, 8p
@ Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave.

As interpreters of the Great American Songbook phenomenal vocalists deliver the song with power, emotion, and a stirring connection to their audience. From Ella to Lena these ladies of song advanced innovations in jazz from the front of the band. With an all star line up of Pittsburgh performers we honor dynamic women of jazz who performed with unforgettable passion.

This celebration opens with a cocktail reception featuring jazz era cocktails and fashion in the lobby. Special performances by female jazz legends and legends in the making including: Spanky Wilson, Etta Cox, Kenia, Tania Grubbs, Maggie Johnson, with Roger Humphries Band. Spoken word performance by Vanessa German.
Ended $25.00 $2.24
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Kelly Strayhorn Theater’s 3rd Bi-Annual SUNSTAR Music Festival in honor of Women’s History Month celebrates the best of women in music with a four-day lineup of concerts, parties, and talks. SUNSTAR showcases the vibrancy and diversity of independent female artists. In addition to concerts and special events, the festival includes a FAMILYtime event for young women and their mothers to engage in contemporary performing arts.

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Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 6:30 PM - Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 9:30 PM (EST)

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