FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
ARTS OUT LOUD HOSTS 2ND ANNUAL LGBTQ COMMUNITY STORYTELLING EVENT
Choreographer & Dancer Terrance Spencer and members of the Mayor’s LGBTQ Advisory Council among featured participants
PITTSBURGH – Arts Out Loud will host Speak Out Loud Pittsburgh!, a free storytelling event bringing the community together on Thursday, May 4 beginning at 6:30pm at the Peirce Studio inside the Trust Arts Education Center downtown. The unique forum promises to be intimate and personal; amusing, moving and inspirational, as individuals with different backgrounds and careers related to entertainment take the stage to share their personal tales of opposition, support, failure, and success.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
ARTS OUT LOUD ANNOUNCES MENTORING PROGRAM FOR LGBTQ YOUTH
Arts Out Loud announced the launch of a new LGBTQ youth arts focused mentoring program this spring. Discover Out Loud Mentoring, which is open to LGBTQ youth ages 16-22, is intended to help build confidence and experience in rising artists in the areas of film, theatre, dance, and music. Applications are now open for mentors and mentees in Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and for online mentoring. Registration ends on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.
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The power of celebrity is unprecedented in the United States. With one opinion or sentence, a beloved actor, musician, or writer has the power to change the American landscape. One memorable character, hit song, or popular book integrates these people into the fabric of our lives, revealing the breadth and outreach the arts can create. LGBT artists, in addition to entertaining us with their work, promote acceptance of other LGBT individuals in the United States. Their work and outreach are critical to the advancements in LGBT rights and changes in legislation because of how much they are revered. Read More