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German Studies Association Arts Night
September 27, 2018 , 7:00 pm
title: German Studies Association Arts Night: An evening of learning and fun!
description: Join Classrooms Without Borders as we partner with the German Arts Association to bring Pittsburgh educators and community together for an important evening of learning and fun!
7-8:30 the Asyl-Monologe (2011) play and discussion
Three individual stories of refugees – Ali from Togo, Felleke from Ethiopia, and Safiye from Turkey – and their experiences as asylum seekers in Germany, “give flight and asylum a face” (taz.de). Through theatrical performance coupled with panel discussions involving the audience, the Bühne für Menschenrechte provides a public and collective forum for engagement, exchange, and action. They have received a variety of awards, including the “Aktiv für Demokratie und Toleranz” award by the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung in 2011 and the Amadeu-Antonio-Preis in 2015. There will be super titles with English translations for those who do not understand the languages being used during the performance.
8:30-11 DJ Ipek performance, music, and dancing
Ipek Ipekcioğlu is a music producer, DJ and curator based in Berlin and Istanbul. She has been a crucial voice in the public discourse pertaining to immigration, exile, diversity, and queer issues.
start time: 7pm
end date: 2018-09-27
end time: 11pm
recurring event: No
event address: Wyndham Grand Hotel
600 Commonwealth Pl
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
event organizer: Melissa Haviv
event website: http://classroomswithoutborders.org/events/show.php?194
event cost: Free, Registration required