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Pyrotopia: Festival of Fire Arts - Saturday, April 28 @ the Waterfront
March 30, 2012
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Watch the flames come to life at Pittsburgh's first festival of fire and electrical arts!

Saturday, April 28
8pm-midnight
The Historic Pump House (near Lowe's in the Homestead Waterfront - map)

Featuring:
Fire spinners and dancers from Steel Town Fire
Fire hooping by Daniel Lewis (aka Apex)
Fiery Flamenco Dancing by Carolina Loyola-Garcia
Flaming Simon and Pyrostomp, created by Eric Singer
A six-foot tall Tesla Coil built by Pittsburgh engineer Mark Barlow
• Demonstrations of fire-related arts, including glassblowing and metal casting
Ground-effect fireworks by Pyrotecnico of New Castle
• EL-wire costumes and LED art
• An extra-special lighting of the Carrie Blast Furnace complex by Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area

Hosted by Phat Man Dee and Andrew the Impaled. Music by DJ Zombo.

PLUS: Special afternoon activities for families, led by the Carnegie Science Center and Children's Museum of Pittsburgh.

FREE ADMISSION! Open to the public! Accessible by bus and bicycle!

http://www.facebook.com/pyrotopia

Major funding for Pyrotopia is provided by a Seed Award from the Sprout Fund and a Small Arts Initiative grant from the Heinz Endowments. Funding from the Grable Foundation will support daytime educational and DIY arts programming for children, family-oriented activities and promotion geared to bring families to the event.   

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