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Dreams of Hope (DOH) has established itself as Pittsburgh's only arts-focused, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied (LGBTA) youth (13-21) organization. The organization was founded in 2003 by Susan Haugh, current Artistic Director, with a $2,500 grant from the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Program of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and with assistance from three collaborating artists

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April, 2015

Dreams of Hope Presents multiMEdia A sQool workshop and event series

Dreams of Hope Presents multiMEdia A sQool workshop and event series
sQool at Dreams of Hope presents multiMEdia, a four-part workshop series surrounding intersectionality and art, led by program manger Cavanaugh Quick and featuring local artist Katie Kaplan (pennysmasher.tumblr.com). The workshop is hosted at Winchester Thurston Upper School in conjunction with their student Gay-Straight Alliance and will culminate in a free and public youth reception on Friday, April 10, at the Winchester Thurston Upper School, 555 Morewood Avenue, in Pittsburgh's Shadyside neighborhood. Over the course of four sessions, students will work with Dreams of Hope teaching artists to engage in critical analysis of art across a range of mediums, including music, prose, and visual pieces. This workshop will focus on the intersection of queerness with other social identities, in an examination of multidimensional systems of privilege and oppression.  Students will work together to create a mixed-media paneled mural in response to their analyses, to be unveiled at the youth reception. For more information about the youth reception, please email [email protected].
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March, 2015

Dreams of Hope Absolute Motown Event March 28

Dreams of Hope Absolute Motown Event March 28
Pittsburgh's only arts-focused LGBTQA youth organization, Dreams of Hope, will host their annual fundraiser, Absolute Motown, on March 28, 2015, 7:00 p.m. – VIP Pre-Party at 6:00. Join us for an evening of food, libations, music, live performance, and dance – while we honor Betty Hill, Executive Director of Persad Center, with the Dreams of Hope Champion Award. Be serenaded by Etta Cox and Friends, enjoy a performance by the theatriQ Youth Performance Ensemble, and join in both live and silent auctions – with award-winning artist Alexi Morrissey serving as auctioneer. General admission includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, and  desserts. VIP Pre-party features specially crafted VIP hors d'oeuvre, photo opportunities with Etta Cox, and all- evening access to open bar. Tickets and information at www.dreamsofhope.org.
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March, 2007

Dreams of Hope performs in Oil City

Dreams of Hope performs in Oil City
The Pittsburgh-based Dreams of Hope will perform in Oil City on March 28 at the Clarion University-Venango campus.
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