3 Nov

Black Detroit: Book Signing and Talk with Herb Boyd

Join us for a reading with Herb Boyd, presented by Sembène – The Film & Arts Festival. Herb will be discussing his latest book, Black Detroit: A People’s History of Self-Determination.  Black Detroit is a groundbreaking history of the struggles and resilience of African Americans from the city’s birth two hundred years ago until the present. […]

2017-11-03 7 p.m. 2017-11-03 America/New_York Black Detroit: Book Signing and Talk with Herb Boyd 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, November 3, 2017

7 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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5 Nov

Joel Pace Organ Trio (U.S.)

Join us for an evening of jazz with the Joel Pace Organ Trio! The Joel Pace Organ Trio plays jazz in the style popularized by the great organ groups of the 1950’s and 60’s. Groups led by organists such as Jimmy Smith, Jack McDuff, Jimmy McGriff and Groove Holmes and guitarists like Wes Montgomery, Grant Green […]

2017-11-05 6 p.m. 2017-11-05 America/New_York Joel Pace Organ Trio (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, November 5, 2017

6 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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5 Nov

Sembène Film Festival: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Join us for a family-friendly screening of Beasts of the Southern Wild presented by Sembène – The Film & Art Festival. Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink, in the Bathtub, a southern Delta community at the edge of the world.  Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe; for a time […]

2017-11-05 11 a.m. 2017-11-05 America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Beasts of the Southern Wild 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, November 5, 2017

11 a.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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8 Nov

¿Se Puede Cultivar la Curiosidad?

Can Curiosity be Cultivated? How is a person’s curiosity engaged, challenged, and embodied through language? This panel discussion will be conducted in Spanish, with headset translation available for those who would like to listen in English. We will encourage audience questions, and reserve time at the end for the audience to reflect on the experience […]

2017-11-08 7 p.m. 2017-11-08 America/New_York ¿Se Puede Cultivar la Curiosidad? 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

7 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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9 Nov

Sembène Film Festival: Chasing Trane (U.S.)

Join us for a screening of Chasing Trane presented by Kente Arts and Sembène – The Film & Art Festival. Chasing Trane is the definitive documentary film about an outside-the-box thinker with extraordinary talent whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world. This smart, passionate, thought-provoking and uplifting documentary is for anyone who appreciates the power […]

2017-11-09 7 p.m. 2017-11-09 America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Chasing Trane (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, November 9, 2017

7 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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10 Nov

Tania Grubbs (U.S.)

Join us for an evening of jazz with singer Tania Grubbs in a concert entitled DUOS/TRIOS, an eclectic mix of tunes done with interesting or unique arrangements.  Featured musicians:  Tania Grubbs – vocals Mark Lucas – guitar Clifford Barnes – piano / electric bass   Tania Grubbs has been singing as long as she can remember, […]

2017-11-10 8 p.m. 2017-11-10 America/New_York Tania Grubbs (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, November 10, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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12 Nov

Tomchess & Bandit Hat

Join us for an evening of globally inspired jazz with Tomchess & Bandit Hat presented by HarmoniZing. Tomchess & Bandit Hat perform a  globally inspired sound transcending genre informed by oriental music, free-jazz, world roots music, and a total universe of internal information moment to moment. Simultaneously a means to an end and an end […]

2017-11-12 6 p.m. 2017-11-12 America/New_York Tomchess & Bandit Hat 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, November 12, 2017

6 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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13 Nov

French Conversation Group

Do you want to maintain or perfect your French? Do you like lively conversation? Well, come join us for conversation in a welcoming environment where we’ll speak 100% in French. Proficiency in the language is required. Vous voulez maintenir ou perfectionner vos compétences en français ? Vous aimez la conversation pétillante ? Alors, venez-vous joindre […]

2017-11-13 6 p.m. 2017-11-13 America/New_York French Conversation Group 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, November 13, 2017

6 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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14 Nov

Etta Cox (U.S.)

Join us for an evening of jazz with Etta Cox! Etta Cox has been voted “Best Jazz Vocalist” in Pittsburgh for 8 consecutive years and has received the Harry Schwalb Award for Excellence in the Arts , was selected as one of the 25 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN IN PITTSBURGH by Pittsburgh Magazine , voted Performer of […]

2017-11-14 8 p.m. 2017-11-14 America/New_York Etta Cox (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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16 Nov

Jonathan Eig (U.S.)

Join us for an evening with journalist and author Jonathan Eig who will be reading from his upcoming biography Ali: A Life.   He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us over and over again). Muhammad Ali was one of the twentieth century’s greatest […]

2017-11-16 8 p.m. 2017-11-16 America/New_York Jonathan Eig (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, November 16, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
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