Neon at night against a stone wall

Tavares Strachan, The Encyclopedia of Invisibility (detail), 2018. Photo: Bryan Conley

Inside Out Night — STAYCEE PEARL dance project & Soy Sos present Circles: Going Off

Sculpture Court

Inside Out Night, a special 21+ party under the stars, will take place on Friday, July 15. STAYCEE PEARL dance project & Soy Sos in collaboration with Mostbeautifullest and Hot Mass will present CIRCLES: Going Off, a dance party version of their full-length choreographic performance featuring Yah Lioness and Queen Jo, as well as DJs HUNY, yadirtydaughter, & ASL Princess!

Layering movement, visual arts, MCs, DJs, electronics, and a live original score, CIRCLES: Going Off invites everyone to join the celebration!

M&M Royal Touch Food Truck will be on-site at the museum serving Caribbean food, including their signature Toddy Mac and Cheese.

Trace Brewing, the official brewery partner of Inside Out, will have beer for sale. A selection of non-alcoholic beverages will also be available.

Please note, the museum's galleries will be closed during Inside Out Night.

About the Artists

STAYCEE PEARL dance project exists to interpret and mirror culture and community through dance and dance centered multi-media experiences. With diverse casting and programming, STAYCEE PEARL dance project explores innovative conceptual possibilities while participating in meaningful collaboration. Under the leadership of Choreographer Staycee Pearl and Sound Designer Herman 'Soy Sos' Pearl, STAYCEE PEARL dance project produces programming around compelling concepts and themes often inspired by social/political world issues. STAYCEE PEARL dance project also occasionally examines the works of celebrated legendary and contemporary artists of the African Diaspora.

Soy Sos Herman 'Soy Sos' Pearl is head engineer and owner of Tuff Sound Recording, as well as sound designer and co-founder of PearlArts Studios. He has performed, created, and recorded his own music for over 25 years. With DJ MKL, Herman created 3 Generations Walking and MKL vs. Soy Sos, a deep house music-centered collective that produced approximately 30 releases with worldwide distribution and acclaim. His full-scale sound installation, “Named/Unnamed,” was featured at 937 Gallery for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Three Rivers Arts Festival. He continues to develop live performance ensembles, remix projects, and multimedia art installations.

About Inside Out

Inside Out is Carnegie Museum of Art's free outdoor summer event series. Inside Outtakes place from Saturday, June 4 through Saturday, August 13 in the museum’s Sculpture Court in an immersive pavilion by artist Rafael Domenech, commissioned for the 58th Carnegie International.

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Generous support is provided by The Benter Foundation.

Carnegie Museum of Art is supported by The Heinz Endowments and Allegheny Regional Asset District. Carnegie Museum of Art receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Inside Out is Supported By

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