25 Jul

Stories That Heal: Abeer Y. Hoque (Nigeria/Bangladesh/U.S.)

Join us for NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania’s Stories That Heal reading series—featuring Abeer Y. Hoque author of Olive Witch: A Memoir!  Stories That Heal is a series that highlights local authors who live with and/or have a loved one who lives with mental health conditions. Their stories of lived experience promote empathy, foster resilience, and uncover the truths about living with a […]

2018-07-25 7 p.m. 2018-07-25 8 p.m. America/New_York Stories That Heal: Abeer Y. Hoque (Nigeria/Bangladesh/U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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29 Jul

Tomchess & Bandit Hat

Join us for an evening of jazz with Tomchess & Bandit Hat. “…With asymmetrical doses of free-form and conventional improvisational tactics shadowing attractive themes and hooks, the band tethers jazz with Middle Eastern and North African motifs, immersed within a sparkling soundstage. Chess leads the group through a buoyant assortment of song-forms and occasionally treks into the avant-garde […]

2018-07-29 6 p.m. 2018-07-29 7:30 p.m. America/New_York Tomchess & Bandit Hat 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, July 29, 2018

6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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30 Jul

Sembène Film Festival: Mandabi (Senegal)

Join us for a screening of Mandabi (The Money Order) presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival. (This film will be presented in Wolof with English subtitles.)   Illiterate, unemployed, fiftyish Ibrahima Deng suddenly gets a windfall: a money order from his street sweeper nephew in France for 20,000 francs (roughly $100). But as friends, relations, and debtors close in, […]

2018-07-30 7 p.m. 2018-07-30 9 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Mandabi (Senegal) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, July 30, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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8 Aug

Roger Humphries & RH Factor

(2 hrs. approximate run time) Join us for an evening of jazz with local legend Roger Humphries and his band! Roger Humphries is rated by music critics as one of the most exciting percussionists in the business. He has provided the rhythmic beat for such greats as Ray Charles, Horace Silver, Richard “Groove” Holmes, Stanley Turrentine, […]

2018-08-08 8 p.m. 2018-08-08 10 p.m. America/New_York Roger Humphries & RH Factor 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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13 Aug

Sembène Film Festival: Marcus Garvey: Look For Me in the Whirlwind (U.S./Jamaica)

Join us for a screening of Marcus Garvey: Look For Me in the Whirlwind presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival.    “…spellbinding, passionate, and powerful…You won’t be able to leave your seat.” – Hollywood Reporter Marcus Garvey: Look For Me in the Whirlwind, the first comprehensive documentary to tell the life story of this controversial leader, […]

2018-08-13 7 p.m. 2018-08-13 9 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Marcus Garvey: Look For Me in the Whirlwind (U.S./Jamaica) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, August 13, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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25 Aug

Ceinwen King-Smith

Join us for a family-friendly afternoon of storytelling with Ceinwen King-Smith.  Though she can’t prove it, Ceinwen King-Smith thinks she is the only blind American teacher to travel to China to teach Russian.  She has gone to China 20 times to teach English, and will probably return there this summer.  She has taught mathematics in Canada and […]

2018-08-25 3 p.m. 2018-08-25 4 p.m. America/New_York Ceinwen King-Smith 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, August 25, 2018

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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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

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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

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