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Renaissance Festival

August 19 @ 12:51 PM - September 24 @ 12:51 PM
Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival, 112 Renaissance Lane, West Newton, PA 15089 United States+ Google Map
Renaissance Festival

This season take  a magical tour through time and legend. As you wander down the village streets and pathways of the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival, ready thyself to revel with master revelers, watch artisans create original works of their ancient craft and be taken in by the tantalizing aromas of roast turkey legges, steak on a stake, fresh baked goods and much more. Featuring a cast of hundreds of authentically costumed merrymakers living and working throughout the village and performing, continuously, upon the Festival's stages, the illusion of a rollicking 16th Century festival day is created.

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Steel City World Cup and Global Festival

September 23 - October 01
Highmark Stadium

The Steel City World Cup and Global Festival is a grand celebration of Pittsburgh’s vibrant and growing global community — a story that is shared through cultural expression and the Beautiful Game. In 2017, the event will host 32 teams representing countries from around the world in a round robin group stage on September 23-24. The top 16 teams from the group stage will qualify for the single elimination stage the following weekend which will include the Rounds of 16 and 8 on September 30 and culminate with the Semi-Finals, Championship, and Global Festival on October 1st.The Steel City World Cup and Global Festival aims to:Celebrate global culture, country, ethnicity, diversity and the beautiful game by hosting a fun and safe World Cup-style soccer tournament and global festivalBuild relationships among individuals and organizations representing Pittsburgh’s vibrant and growing world community and long-time PittsburghersFacilitate cross-cultural understanding and connections that lead to opportunities and resourcesA portion of the net proceeds from the main event will be donated to Pittsburgh Soccer in the Community (PSC) to continue global soccer opportunities throughout the year. PSC is a local nonprofit dedicated to creating positive social impact in and around Pittsburgh through the game of soccer.Join us on October 1st at Highmark Stadium for the Steel City World Cup Global Festival and celebrate Pittsburgh’s world community!The event is free and open to the public!Highlights of the Global Festival include:Parade of Nations to kick off the Global Festival!Semi-Finals and Championship Steel City World Cup MatchesGlobal food, music, dancing, and entertainmentKids activities and gamesAutograph signing session and activities with Riverhounds players from around the worldCommunity resource tablesAwards Ceremony.

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TransPride Pittsburgh Community Conference

September 23 @ 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Persad Center, 5301 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 United States+ Google Map
TransPride Pittsburgh Community Conference

TransPride Pittsburgh presents an all-day Community Conference on a diverse selection of topics. Come and learn from experts and trans community members discussing name change procedures, employment, housing, neurodiversity within the trans community, self-defense, mental health, and more. You'll hear from trans youth, parents of trans children, community leaders, Persad resource providers, and others in the community. Admission is "pay what you like". 

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Screening: Coming Home: Films of the Refugee and Immigrant Experience

September 23 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Beechview Branch, 1910 Broadway Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216 United States+ Google Map
Screening: Coming Home: Films of the Refugee and Immigrant Experience

Casa San Jose and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh presentComing Home: Films of the Refugee and Immigrant ExperienceAl Otro Lado portrays the U.S.-Mexico border through corridos, songs performed and written by musicians traveling north to escape economic crisis. This documentary allows us, in the words of the filmmaker, “to hear the voices of the people most affected and least heard."

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Steel City World Cup

September 24 - October 01
TBD

 32 Teams 32 Countries 1 Grand Global Celebration 

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The Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival

September 24 @ 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Kennywood Park

The Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival

September 24 @ 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Kennywood Park, 4800 Kennywood Blvd, West Mifflin, PA 15122 United States+ Google Map
The Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival

 Join in on September 24, 2017 from 1pm-6pm at Kennywood Park for the ultimate in hometown Pittsburgh food and fun! The annual celebration of the #CityofDumplings will feature our city’s favorite food from over two dozen restaurants, chefs, and pierogi purveyors who will be serving up hot and delicious pierogies, creative pierogi-inspired dishes, dessert pierogies and more!As you make your way through Kennywood Park, hop on some classic rides open to our guests special for the day, paint your own pierogi with Paint Monkey and shop the pop-up Pierogi Marketplace for everything from pierogi t-shirts and clothing, to jewelry and pottery, to Festival keepsakes and Pittsburgh memorabilia.

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Jazz Poetry Month: Hubert Zemler & Krzysztof Dys (Poland) plus Sandra Cisernos and Featured Poets

September 24 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
City of Asylum at Alphabet City, 40 W North St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States+ Google Map
Jazz Poetry Month: Hubert Zemler & Krzysztof Dys (Poland) plus Sandra Cisernos and Featured Poets

Join us for an evening of international jazz with Hubert Zemler & Krzysztof Dys (Poland). Between solo sets, these musicians will also collaborate with National Medal of the Arts winner Sandra Cisneros, Vladimir Martinovski (Macedonia) and Leon Ford for a jazz and poetry interlude.  

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Black, Hispanic MBA Organizations to Host 2017 Conference in Philadelphia

September 26 @ 9:00 AM - September 30 @ 5:00 PM
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Black, Hispanic MBA Organizations to Host 2017 Conference in Philadelphia

Prospanica’s premier gathering of Hispanic business professionals and universities has partnered with the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA). Together, in a new strategic partnership the organizations will co-present their 2017 Annual Conference and Career Exposition themed Power of Performance: Leadership at the Next Level and deliver maximum value to corporate and educational partners.The conference will offer a myriad of opportunities designed to increase access to career in management, educate and build entrepreneurs, sharpen and enhance skills, and help attendees secure jobs.FOR EMPLOYERS:Vibrant Pittsburgh will be convening a planning committee to develop a strategy to promote the region, our region’s Member brands and their job opportunities. If you would like to learn more or join the  planning committee, please sign up here. More detailed information about the conference and sponsorship can be found in the NBMBAA 2017 Partnership Guide.

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HiringPittsburgh 2017 Career Expo

September 26 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Pittsburgh Marriot Center, 112 Washington Pl., Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States+ Google Map
HiringPittsburgh 2017 Career Expo

ResumeBring copies of your resume for employers. You can also upload a resume in advance. We'll be collecting resumes at the door and providing them to employers after the event. Don't have a resume? A resume-writing service will be available at the fair.Job Seeker LoungeNeed some help creating a resume? Want to job search? Need copies or a computer? Get connected to the career center services and resources you'll need. REGISTER NOW

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2017 African American/Latino Roundtable

September 27 @ 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Hilton Hotel, 1 N 2nd St, Harrisburgh, PA 17101 United States+ Google Map
2017 African American/Latino Roundtable

 The African American/Latino Roundtable is vital in educating, empowering, and uplifting  communities as part of America and the American Dream. The roundtable is free but you are asked to register no later than Saturday, September 23, 2017. Free bus transportation is also being provided. To reserve your seat call 412.823.4007. 

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DACA Clinic

September 27 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St Catherine of Sienna, 1810 Belasco Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216 United States+ Google Map

 WHAT to know!• Current DACA holders can renew if your authorization expires between09/05/2017-3/05/2018 YOU MUST RENEW BEFORE October 5th, 2017• Please bring a copy of your previous DACA applications, work permit, and approvalnotice(s). You may also bring documentation that might be helpful to renew yourDACA.• Immigration Law Attorneys and Assistant will be providing FREE legal consultationsand services. We can also help you explore other options that may be available toyou.• If you need help paying fee(s) we can help you during the clinic.• PLEASE CALL (412) 343- 3111 to sign up and schedule a time.¡QUÉ saber!• Los actuales poseedores de DACA pueden renovar su autorización si se expiraentre 09/05/2017- 08/05/2018 USTED DEBE RENOVAR ANTES DEL 5 DE OCTUBREDE 2017.• Por favor traiga una copia de sus solicitudes anteriores de DACA, permiso de trabajo yaviso (s) de aprobación. También puede traer documentación que pueda ser útilpara renovar su DACA.• Los Abogados de Inmigración y Asistentes proveerán servicios y consultas legalesGRATIS. También podemos ayudar a tratar de explorar otras opciones que puedenestar disponibles para usted.• Si necesita ayuda para pagar su renovación de DACA, podemos ayudarle durantela clínica.• POR FAVOR LLAME (412) 343-3111 para inscribirse y hacer cita.

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Thrival Innovation Festival Keynote

September 27 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States+ Google Map

#AIforGood: Risks and Opportunities in the Fourth Industrial RevolutionIn collaboration with XPrize, Thrival Innovation addresses, head on, the consequences of an artificial intelligence revolution—ranging from the effects on our day-to-day lives, to the impact on jobs and the economy, to the way government and lawmakers handle automation on a massive scale.Far from being a distant headline, the fast-evolving world of artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, new digital frontiers, machine learning and the “Internet of Things” is very much a reality in Pittsburgh, where commuting in driverless cars, robotics researching at world-class universities, founding AI startups, or working for  tech giants is now commonplace

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2017 Hispanic Heritage Month Gala

September 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Westin Convention Center Hotel, 1000 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States+ Google Map
2017 Hispanic Heritage Month Gala

 A benefit Gala for the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship Fund.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Gala

September 30 @ 6:00 PM - 12:00 PM
The Westin Convention Center Hotel, 1000 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States+ Google Map
Hispanic Heritage Month Gala

Keynote Speaker, Pedro Cortes Secretary of the Commonwealth of PA Drinks and Cocktails World Class Fine Dining Silent Auction Dancing Monte Carlo Casino Night 

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DACA Clinic

September 30 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St Catherine of Sienna, 1810 Belasco Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216 United States+ Google Map

 WHAT to know!• Current DACA holders can renew if your authorization expires between09/05/2017-3/05/2018 YOU MUST RENEW BEFORE October 5th, 2017• Please bring a copy of your previous DACA applications, work permit, and approvalnotice(s). You may also bring documentation that might be helpful to renew yourDACA.• Immigration Law Attorneys and Assistant will be providing FREE legal consultationsand services. We can also help you explore other options that may be available toyou.• If you need help paying fee(s) we can help you during the clinic.• PLEASE CALL (412) 343- 3111 to sign up and schedule a time.¡QUÉ saber!• Los actuales poseedores de DACA pueden renovar su autorización si se expiraentre 09/05/2017- 08/05/2018 USTED DEBE RENOVAR ANTES DEL 5 DE OCTUBREDE 2017.• Por favor traiga una copia de sus solicitudes anteriores de DACA, permiso de trabajo yaviso (s) de aprobación. También puede traer documentación que pueda ser útilpara renovar su DACA.• Los Abogados de Inmigración y Asistentes proveerán servicios y consultas legalesGRATIS. También podemos ayudar a tratar de explorar otras opciones que puedenestar disponibles para usted.• Si necesita ayuda para pagar su renovación de DACA, podemos ayudarle durantela clínica.• POR FAVOR LLAME (412) 343-3111 para inscribirse y hacer cita.

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2017 GPNP Summit

October 05 @ 1:00 PM - October 06 @ 4:30 PM
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States+ Google Map
2017 GPNP Summit

October 5th, 1:00 - 7:00 PM Doors open at 12:15 1:00 - 1:45  Welcome & Keynote 2:00 - 5:00  Two Professional Development Sessions 5:00 - 7:00  Afternoon Keynote & Reception October 6th, 8:30 - 4:30 PM Doors open at 7:45 8:30   - 9:00  Welcome 9:00   - 9:45  Keynote 10:00 - 3:15  Regional Community Dialogue 3:30   - 4:30  Closing Keynote

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Minority Women Professionals are MVPs Conference: Pittsburgh

October 07 @ 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Diversity's Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States+ Google Map

 Join us for the MWPs are MVPs-Pittsburgh conference coming up on October 7, 2017! Please help spread the word by disseminating within your women and diversity focused circles and beyond. This conference will feature a number of Pittsburgh women leaders and speakers, who will inspire and empower Minority and other Women Professionals from diverse backgrounds and professions, while also providing them with essential tools and skills to “survive and thrive” in their professions.In Pittsburgh, PA, we have partnered with the University of Pittsburgh, Office of Health Sciences Diversity, Women and Girls Foundation, and African American Leadership Association for a bona fide Steel City adventure. Our Keynote will be delivered by Marita Garrett, Wilkinsburg City Councilwoman and candidate for Mayor of Wilkinsburg. Other Speakers and workshop leaders include: Paula K. Davis, MA, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences Diversity, University of Pittsburgh, Kyshira M. Moffett, MBA, Digital brand strategist and Chief Bombshell Officer of The KSM Group Founder, #HerMovement, Samantha Hartzman, Senior Analyst, Corporate Social Responsibility, BNY Mellon, , Darcel Madkins, President of African American Employee Business Resource Group(AA EBRG) and Business Analyst for PNC Bank, Lee Ann Munger, Interim Executive Director, Strong Women, Strong Girls Pittsburgh, Sandra A. Murray,Ph.D., Professor, University of Pittsburgh Department of Cell Biology, Weisz Ora Anna,Ph.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Faculty Excellence, Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Ashli Molinero DSc, Director, UPMC Disabilities Resource Center, Rachel Kallem Whitman EdD, Adjunct Faculty, Psychology Deptartment, Duquesne University, Disability Advocate and Mental Health Blogger, Jesabel Rivera-Guerra, MPH, CHES, Community Health Director, American Heart Association, Kenya Matthews, Digital Product Manager for PNC Financial Services, Nicole Webster, Corporate Citizenship Lead, Pittsburgh Office of Accenture, Tara Simmons, Vice President, Women and Girls Foundation, Esa Matius Davis, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinical and Translational Science and Director UPMC Tobacco Treatment Service. We will also have a special workshop on integrating yoga and mindfulness into your busy day by Jamie DeMarco.University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Diversity's Scaife Hall 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA

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Ananya Dance Theatre – Shyamali: Sprouting Words

October 13 - October 14
Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States+ Google Map
Ananya Dance Theatre – Shyamali: Sprouting Words

Fri, October 13, 8:00 p.m.Sat, October 14, 8:00 p.m.5941 Penn Ave“They are dancing for their own lives and for the lives of women all over the world.” —Star Tribune, MinneapolisWorld Stage CommissionCommissioned by KST and national partners, Ananya Dance Theater’s newest work takes its name from the Bengali work for “dark green,” and draws inspiration from the force that springs trodden grass back to life. In Shyamali: Sprouting Words, choreographer Ananya Chatterjea recognizes proactive dissent as a fuel for growth, and celebrates the courage of women who refuse to be broken, women who speak up, talk back, embody dissent and sustain their communities against injustice.Chatterjea employs her expansive approach to contemporary Indian dance to powerfully express urgent issues of resistance and resilience. The company makes distinct use of rasa—the emotional expressivity of classical Indian dance—to invoke the aesthetic of the Dakini, a wrathful female spirit in Tantric Hinduism. Forged with fast, furious dancing that echoes histories of devastation and depletion, Shyamali journeys forward, into realms of rebirth, sustaining breath, and fluid, harmonious movement.PLUS: Artist dinner, master class and artist luncheon, artSEEDs youth program and Q&A• • •Shyamali: Sprouting Words is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater in partnership with the Asian Arts Initiative, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Skirball Cultural Center Los Angeles, The O’Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University, and NPN. The Creation Fund is supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency).Presented with generous support from contributors to KST’s The World Stage Fund matched by the Benter Foundation, the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and from the National Performance Network (NPN) Artist Engagement Fund. For more information visit npnweb.org.

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Second Annual PittJCS Black Tie Gala: Ghoulish Masquerade

October 13 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Pittsburgh's Grant Hall at the Priory, 614 Pressley St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States+ Google Map
Second Annual PittJCS Black Tie Gala: Ghoulish Masquerade

We are proud to announce that Austin Tindle and Monical Rial, both voice actors of the popular anime Tokyo Ghoul, will be joining us for this year’s gala as our guests of honor. Because Friday the 13th will fall in October for the first time in over ten years, PittJCS has decided to hold a horror themed masquerade ball, as is only appropriate for such a unique occasion. It is our hope that guests will join us in themed, formal cosplay or ball attire and dance the night away in the company of our guests of honor.Attendees will be treated to a four course meal at Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall with an optional bar package while watching a bit of Toyko Ghoul themed dinner theater. Throughout the evening, we will be conducting Chinese auction styled drawings and holding judging for those who wish to compete for the award of Best Dressed.

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Pittsburgh Disability Mentoring Day Kick-Off Reception

October 16 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States+ Google Map

    October 16, 2017 5:30pm-7:30pm   Heinz History Center 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222   Featured Speaker: Karen M. Tamley Chicago’s Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities   Looking forward to seeing you there!   Joyce Bender CEO, Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Regional Coordinator, Disability Mentoring Day   **Space is limited for this free event** RSVP by October 6 to choward@benderconsult.com or (412) 787-8567

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Alba Flamenca and Ricardo Marlow - Special evening of flamenco

October 17 @ 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
James Simon Studios, 305 Gist Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States+ Google Map
Alba Flamenca and Ricardo Marlow - Special evening of flamenco

Join us for a very special evening of Flamenco as Alba Flamenca welcomes old time friends Ricardo Marlow and Jose Oretea, visiting from Washington DC. A unique opportunity to enjoy Marlow's flamenco guitar and Oretea's singing as they share the stage with Alba Flamenca in the intimacy and warmth of James Simon's Sculpture Studio.Doors at 7:30pmShow at 8pmBYOB$20 online$25 at the door

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An Evening with Andy Masich

October 23 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States+ Google Map
An Evening with Andy Masich

 From the unsolved case of the Allegheny Arsenal explosion – the largest civilian disaster during the Civil War – to the disappearance of the 1956 B-25 “Ghost Bomber” in the Monongahela River, Pittsburgh history has its fare share of myths and mysteries.Join History Center President and CEO Andy Masich for an evening of Cocktails & Conversation, focusing on the thrilling and chilling stories behind Pittsburgh’s most mysterious and unexplained events.From the ominous (the real story behind the attempted murder of Henry Clay Frick) to the quirky (Pittsburgh’s lost “H” and Heinz 57 myths), Masich’s unique storytelling will weave a scintillating tale and reveal historical nuggets that will fascinate and entertain.

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Unity Celebration

October 25 @ 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ferrante's, 6153 US-30, Greensburg, PA 15601 United States+ Google Map

Please join us Wednesday, October 25th for the Annual “Unity Celebration” Sponsored by Westmoreland Diversity Coalition “Make Our Differences Our Strengths” WHERE Ferrante’s Lakeview 6153 US-30, Greensburg, PA 15601 TIME: 4:00—8:00 PM A FREE COMMUNITY EVENT! Dynamic Speaker Agency Displays Children and Adult Entertainment Light Refreshments Games For All Ages  For Information call: 724-834-1260 Ext. 136

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The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard

October 27 - November 19
Energy Innovation Center, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States+ Google Map

 Quantum Theatre presents The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard directed by Rachel Stevens October 27- November 19, 2017 Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8 pm, Sundays at 7 pm Energy Innovation Center, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Bristling with intellectual energy and wit, Stoppard's acclaimed recent play presents a heroine you'll root for, an aggressive brain science institute financed by hedge funds, and explores the complexities of consciousness, and the nature of belief. General Admission Tickets: $18-$58 Any questions call the office at 412.362.1713

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Balafon West African Dance – Black River Dance Festival

October 27 - October 28
Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States+ Google Map
Balafon West African Dance – Black River Dance Festival

Fri, October 27 8 p.m. Sat, October 28 8 p.m.Led by revered dance artist Kadiatou Conte-Forte, Balafon West African Dance Ensemble is a Pittsburgh institution, one that combines intricate choreography and elaborate costumes with live music and song. The company’s Black River Dance Festival features Balafon’s contemporary perspective on West African traditions and culture—and the unique vitality of its intergenerational ensemble of dancers and musicians—in a program to inspire all ages with energetically charged, athletic dancing and resounding live percussion.Following the evening program, Saturday offers a day-long series of workshops and master classes that explore West African dance techniques and rhythms, accompanied by master drummers.Pay What Makes You Happy! Tickets for this event are available at any price. Simply choose the level that makes you happy—or name your own! All seats are general admission.

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Dahlak Brathwaite – Spiritrials

November 10 - November 11
Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States+ Google Map

Fri,  November 10, 8:00 p.m.Sat, November 11, 8:00 p.m“His presence is breathtaking, and chilling…ripping through your mind with just a microphone.” — Sacramento News ReviewDahlak Brathwaite’s incisive humor transform a chilling personal story into a vital performance that layers character-driven storytelling and poetic verse with original songs to create a hybrid hip-hop drama, accompanied by beats from DJ Dion Decibels. Spiritrials recounts a familiar story: a young black man is stopped by the police without clear cause, then again and again, until one encounter lands him before the courts.Brathwaite chronicles the journey of an “anonymous” young man forced to confront his own criminalization and stigmatization, and to struggle for vindication within a justice system that would test anyone’s faith. Addiction, religion and the law intersect in this virtuosic examination of the factors—both internal and external—that have misplaced him, and many others,  in what appears to have become a cultural rite of passage.PLUS: Artist dinner, master class and artist luncheon, artSEEDs youth program and Q&A

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Maree ReMalia / Gigi Gatewood / Lillian Cho

December 01 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5530 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States+ Google Map

Fresh Works PreviewChoreographer Maree ReMalia, video artist and photographer Gigi Gatewood (NY), and dancer Lillian Cho (DC) employ their Fresh Works residency to forge a new collaborative project that blends movement, storytelling, live performance and visuals in ways in that convey a spectrum of experience, illuminate poignant moments, and incite thoughtful humor. Following a story-gathering process with individuals from the cast, community, and beyond, the creative team explores  methods of sharing stories not often heard and pairing voices in ways that might initially seem unlikely. The resulting blend of live performance and video seeks to acknowledge the multiplicity of our lived experience and to broaden the range of movement and bodies represented in dance.Part of KST’s Fresh Works creative residency program, providing artists with space to research, explore and play, as well as production support to develop and present new works in progress.

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Let's Move! Family Dance Party at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater

December 09 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Kelly Strayhorn Theater

“Bringing generations of families and communities together.“ —Next PittsburghWarm up the holiday season with a mid-day dance party to get the whole family moving. Groove to kid-friendly music spun by our guest DJ, take time out to do some hands-on art activities, and more.Made possible with generous support from Allegheny Regional Asset District, The Heinz Endowments, Pennsylvania Council of the Arts, PNC Charitable and The Pittsburgh Foundation.

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Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week

April 20 @ 3:12 PM - April 29 @ 3:12 PM
TBD

Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week highlights the Pittsburgh region’s craft beer culture, expanding the reach of craft beer through education, collaboration, cooperation and responsible libation.

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African Liberation Day

May 25 - 11:59 PM
International

 marks the anniversary of the First Conference of the Independent African States in 1963, when leaders from 32 independent African States met, forming the organization of African Unity (OAU). The conference founded African Freedom Day as a day to "mark each year the onward progress of the liberation movement, and to symbolize the determination of the People of Africa to free themselves from foreign domination and exploration."

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Juneteenth

June 19 - 11:59 PM
US (African American)

A holiday marking the date Union soldiers enforced the Emancipation Proclamation in Texas on June 19, 1865, over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was declared by President Lincoln on January 1, 1863. Today it's celebrated in about half of the US States.

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Bastille Day

July 14 - 11:59 PM
France

Formerly called La Fete Nationale in France, Bastille Day commemorates the storming of the Bastille in 1789, which marked the beginning of the French Revolution. The Bastille held political prisoners and had become a symbol of oppression by the monarchy.

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Constitution Day

July 25 - 11:59 PM
Puerto Rico

Commemorates the arrival of US troops in Puerto Rico on this date in 1898, and celebrates the ratification of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in 1952. 

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Americans with Disabilities Act Signed

July 26 - 11:59 PM
US

Commemorates the 1990 signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a civil rights law that protects against discrimination of American with disabilities. It provides for reasonable accommodation in work situations and standards for accessibility to buildings and public transportation. 

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Eid al-Adha (Islamic)

August 20 @ 7:00 PM - August 21 @ 8:00 PM
n/a

 Honors the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son Ishmael as an act of obedience to God. God intervened to provide a sheep in lieu of Ishmael. Begins at sundown the previous day.

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