Wednesday, August 2, 2023

WILDNESS: JADED BLOCK PARTY with Rivers of Steel, August 12, presents film screening of Last Mayor of Chinatown, cookie decorating, performances, and more.

JADED, Pittsburgh’s first Asian American & Pacific Island (AAPI) artist collective, will present WILDNESS: JADED BLOCK PARTY with Rivers of Steel on August 12 at the Waterfront.

JADED presents WILDNESS, a daylong festival at the historic Pump House featuring a film screening of The Last Mayor of Chinatown, performances, live music, and AAPI vendors sharing art, food, & services. Come out and celebrate women and queer AAPI folks through events and workshops, uplifting the work of local filmmakers, writers, artists, and activists.


3-4pm Opening Remarks & Screening of “The Last Mayor of Chinatown” (plus discussion with Director Lena Chen & Shirley Yee)

4-6:30pm DJ Samira Mendoza, Food/Art Vendors, & Workshops

6:30-8pm Performances

Steel Dragon Martial Arts

Anisha Baid

Davine Byon

Bonnie Fan


Sara Tang


4pm Cookie Decorating with Jasmine Cho (until supplies last)

4:30 Asian Calligraphy: A Touch of the Art with Eva Hui


ManduHandu, Yhet Pinoy Cuisine, Greenhouse Co-Op and so much more

Raffle Prizes:

A gift card from Bahn Mi and Ti

Prototype PGH Membership

A session with First Light Reiki

and much more!

The event runs from 3 to 8 pm at the Rivers of Steel: Pump House & Water Tower (map).  Donations are encouraged online.  

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