25 Jun

Sembène Film Festival: But Then, She's Betty Carter (U.S.)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for a screening of But Then, She’s Betty Carter presented by Sembène – The Film & Art Festival. This lively film is an unforgettable portrait of legendary vocalist Betty Carter, one of the greatest living exponents of jazz. Uncompromised by commercialism throughout her long career, she has forged alternative criteria for success […]

2018-06-25 7 p.m. 2018-06-25 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: But Then, She's Betty Carter (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, June 25, 2018

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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18 Jul

ReelQ: Play the Devil (Trinidad & Tobago)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time) Join us for a screening of Play the Devil, presented by ReelQ.   A young man torn between reality and opportunity Gregory, a gifted working-class teenager from Paramin, stars in a theater play that brings him to the attention of James, an affluent businessman. The two men strike an uncanny friendship […]

2018-07-18 7 p.m. 2018-07-18 8:30 p.m. America/New_York ReelQ: Play the Devil (Trinidad & Tobago) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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21 Jul

Storytelling with Eshu Bumpus

(1 hr. approximate run time)  Join us for an afternoon of family-friendly storytelling with renowned storyteller Eshu Bumpus.  Eshu Bumpus captivates his audience by telling a variety of African, African-American and World folktales leavened with music, humor and mystery. Eshu is a renowned storyteller, an accomplished jazz vocalist and a master at physical characterization. He has performed […]

2018-07-21 3 p.m. 2018-07-21 4 p.m. America/New_York Storytelling with Eshu Bumpus 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, July 21, 2018

3 p.m. - 4 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

more info Free RSVP
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