27 Aug

Sembène Film Festival: Nothing But The Truth (South Africa)

Join us for a screening of Nothing But The Truth presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival.  Nothing But The Truth is a gripping investigation into the complex dynamic between those blacks who remained in South Africa and risked their lives to lead the struggle against apartheid and those who returned victoriously after living in exile. In New […]

2018-08-27 7 p.m. 2018-08-27 9 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Nothing But The Truth (South Africa) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, August 27, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
13 Oct

Cuentos: Tales from the Latino World

Join us for an afternoon of family-friendly songs and storytelling with David Gonzalez as he presents Cuentos: Tales from the Latino World. Cuentos paints a vivid picture of the people and rich cultures of the Spanish-speaking world with colorful tales from the Caribbean, South America, and the Bronx. From the antics of the Puerto Rican anti-hero “Juan […]

2018-10-13 3 p.m. 2018-10-13 4 p.m. America/New_York Cuentos: Tales from the Latino World 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, October 13, 2018

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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23 Oct

Remaking Post-Industrial Cities with Don Carter

Join us for a reading with Prof. Don Carter who will be presenting his work Remaking Post-Industrial Cities: Lessons from North America and Europe. Remaking Post-Industrial Cities: Lessons from North America and Europe examines the transformation of post-industrial cities after the precipitous collapse of big industry in the 1980s on both sides of the Atlantic, presenting […]

2018-10-23 8 p.m. 2018-10-23 9:30 p.m. America/New_York Remaking Post-Industrial Cities with Don Carter 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
10 Nov

Storytelling with Charlotte Blake Alston

Join us for a family-friendly afternoon of storytelling with Charlotte Blake Alston.  Charlotte Blake Alston performs in venues throughout North America and abroad. Venues are wide and include the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Smithsonian Institution, the Kimmel Center, the Women of the World Festival in Cape Town, South Africa, prisons, detention […]

2018-11-10 3 p.m. 2018-11-10 4 p.m. America/New_York Storytelling with Charlotte Blake Alston 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, November 10, 2018

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
12 Nov

Tayo Aluko: Call Mr. Robeson

Paul Robeson is a great and famous actor, singer and civil rights campaigner. When over the years he gets progressively too radical and outspoken for the establishment’s liking, he is branded a traitor to his country, harassed, and denied opportunities to perform or travel. Just as physical, emotional and mental stress threaten to push him over […]

2018-11-12 8 p.m. 2018-11-12 10 p.m. America/New_York Tayo Aluko: Call Mr. Robeson 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, November 12, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
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