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Salsa Fridays

October 27 @ 9:00 PM - August 18 @ 11:00 PM
Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States+ Google Map
Salsa Fridays

 Doors open 10-10:15pm. Dancing from 10:30pm-1:30am. Late Night Happy Hour 9-11pm. Food and beverage service is available. Late Night Cabaret Details Tickets may be purchased at the host desk prior to the event.  We’re sorry, but advance purchase is not available for late night presentations.  Theater doors for Late Night shows open at 10PM, but you may arrive earlier and enjoy happy hour in the Backstage Bar.  The online menu is available here.  If you have any questions, please call our host desk at 412-325-6769. Free Late Night admission to ticket holders of any earlier Cultural District show - simply show your ticket stub from an earlier show to enjoy Late Night at no charge

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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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TRUTHSayers: Symone Sanders

May 03
August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States+ Google Map
TRUTHSayers: Symone Sanders

 Former National Press Secretary for Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign, CNN Political Commentator Symone Sanders, champions exclusivity and encourages people to embrace diverse voices and perspectives in the pursuit of building and extending strong communities that will help change the world. Now, Symone draws from her experience on the national stage to provide perceptive analysis on political and social issues. Her lively presentations challenge the conventional wisdom that strong communities are only defined by what we have in common. Instead, she outlines the way our differences contribute to effective social movements and emboldens participants to envision a better future and confidently do things that have never been done before.

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JFCS 4th Annual Refugee and Immigrant Job Fair

May 03 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States+ Google Map
JFCS 4th Annual Refugee and Immigrant Job Fair

SAVE the date: JFCS 4th Annual Refugee and Immigrant Job Fair will take place Thursday, May 3rd from 9 am to 12 pm at the Omni William Penn, hosted by the JFCS Career Development Center. Please note that the attached job fair flyers are now available in multiple languages including: English, Spanish, Arabic, Dari, French, and Swahili. A flyer outlining the participating employers will be coming soon. If you have any questions regarding the Job Fair, please feel free to contact Chris Rippee at 412-586-3729 or via email crippee@jfcspgh.org.

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Immaculee Ilibagiza: A Story of Faith, Hope and Forgiveness

May 03 @ 4:11 PM - 4:11 PM
A.J. Palumbo Center, 1304 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15282 United States+ Google Map
Immaculee Ilibagiza: A Story of Faith, Hope and Forgiveness

 On April 3, 2018, The Center for African Studies and Duquesne University are excited and proud to welcome Immaculee Ilibagiza to our campus and the City of Pittsburgh for the first time.Immaculee is a survivor of the horrific 1994 TUTSI genocide in RWANDA that killed nearly 1 million people in just 100 days. Immaculee miraculously survived 91 days of the genocide while hiding in a 4 x 3 foot bathroom with 7 other women. When she was able to come out of hiding, she found her entire family brutally massacred. She was able to eventually use her Faith to find forgiveness for the killers of her family and friends. She has an inspiring testimony of faith and forgiveness, which sprung from her experience in the genocide. Immaculee is the author of 3 books, including New York Times bestseller Left to Tell; Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan HolocaustToday, Immaculée is regarded as one of world's leading speakers on faith, hope and forgiveness. She has shared this universal message with world leaders, school children, multinational corporations, churches, and at events and conferences around the world, including a recent presentation to over 200,000 people in Sao Paulo, Brazil.This is a free event but reserving your space with a ticket is highly encouraged.Donations will be accepted at the door to cover operational costs.The Duquesne University Barns & Nobel Book Store has purchased a bulk order of Left To Tell and can be purchased through their website! It will be $15.99 before the event. And at the event it will sell it at a flat $15.

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Cinco De Mayo Festival

May 05 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Parking Lot of Las Palmas, 1616 Broadway Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216 United States+ Google Map
Cinco De Mayo Festival

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Beechview! - Activities for kids.- Food from Mexico and Central America for purchase, served by Las Palmas, La Palapa, and more. - Round Corner Cantina will be shaking up delicious Latin-inspired cocktails for the adults. - Flock412, a local biking group, will lead a community bike ride that will end at the festival. This bike ride and appearance at the festival will launch their “Bici 101” Spanish-language biking booklet for Pittsburgh. Live Performances: 12-1pm - DJ music1-1:30pm - Latina Productions1:30-2:30 - Resaca Tango Duo2:30-3 - Latina Productions 3-5pm - Virasamba 5-8pm - Eternidad de Mexico

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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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Pittsburgh Pride

June 01 - June 10 @ 12:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Pride

Be a part of the largest Pride event in Pennsylvania by joining us as a PrideFest vendor, food vendor, or Equality March participant!Pittsburgh Pride is the largest diversity community festival in Pennsylvania specifically for the LGBT community and its allies.  Our 2018 event takes place June 9-10 outside on Liberty Avenue and is one of the largest special events in Pittsburgh.

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Hustle Her Way Summit

June 08 @ 8:00 AM - June 10 @ 5:00 PM
Wigle Whiskey, 2401 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States+ Google Map
Hustle Her Way Summit

Hustle HER Way is a one of kind experience for dynamic women with an entrepreneurial spirit. It is a summit specially crafted for the visionaries, the creatives and the fearless. The goal of this event is  to provide ambitious entrepreneurial women with the tools and resources they need to be successful in pursuit of their aspirations.  The event not only aims to provide actionable content in the form of workshops but provides attendees with a unique opportunity to build a powerful network. This is the event where women come together to share, collaborate and grow. The 2016 and 2017 summits both sold out and received rave reviews from attendees. The 2018 summit is rapidly approaching and early bird tickets sales begin January 15, 2018.  What's new this year?

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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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Brown Mama Monologues

July 12 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Alloy 26, 100 South Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States+ Google Map
Brown Mama Monologues

Join in on Mother's Day Weekend 2018 to hear the stories of 10 phenomenal Pittsburgh moms. The Brown Mama monologues is created with the vision of giving a voice to the unique experience of being an African-American mother in America. You'll laugh, cry, say Hallelujah! (and Amen) phenomenal storytellers bring light to the trials, triumphs and everything in between. 

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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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