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March 2019

BNY Mellon Presents: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre + Dance Theatre of Harlem
March 15, 2019 to March 24, 2019

When Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Dance Theatre of Harlem joined forces in 2017 for a sold-out run at the August Wilson Center, the Post-Gazette called it “a pas de deux of voluminous proportions.” Audiences called for an encore. In March, PBT and DTH will reunite for a mixed repertory production, featuring repertoire signatures from both companies and a collaborative staging of Stanton Welch’s expressive Orange, a sweeping contemporary ballet set to music by Antonio Vivaldi. PBT will perform Rubies, the…

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April 2019

TruthSayers: Rob Wilson
April 1 @ 7:00 pm

Rob Wilson is a financial advisor that has been dubbed “Hip Hop’s Financial Advisor” because he is a trusted advisor to professional athletes & entertainers; Rob believes that we can all learn from their success. Rob is originally from Pittsburgh and received his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and his Master’s in Business Administration from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. Wilson has been featured on CNN, FOX 29 in Philadelphia, KDKA…

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Jazzmeia Horn
April 19 @ 8:00 pm

Heralded as the future of jazz, Jazzmeia Horn is the winner of the 2015 Theolonius Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition. The Grammy Award nominated vocalist has appeared at such prestigious venues as The Apollo Theater, The Blue Note, Minton’s, The Jazz Standard, and Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola. Jazzmeia returns to Pittsburgh to offer vocal stylings from her vast repertoire of classics and new songs of her very own.

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Take Center Stage
April 26 @ 6:00 pm

APRIL 26, 2019 WILL MARK A NEW DAWN FOR THE AUGUST WILSON CULTURAL CENTER. Take center stage with us at this exceptional event celebrating the August Wilson Cultural Center, Pittsburgh’s dynamic home for performing and visual arts honoring the legacy of August Wilson. GALA ARTISTIC CO-CHAIRS: CONSTANZA ROMERO WILSON Costume designer and widow  of August Wilson RUBEN SANTIAGO HUDSON Tony Award-winning Wilsonian  actor and director HONORARY ARTISTIC CO-CHAIR: PHYLICIA RASHAD Tony Award-winning actress, singer and stage director ON CUE 6:00PM…

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May 2019

Smoothfest – Phil Perry
May 11 @ 8:00 pm

Vocalist Phil Perry is a soulful singer/songwriter with decades of experience in the pop, R&B, and jazz idioms who got his start as a member of the soul vocal group the Montclairs. He’s performed with Anita Baker, Peabo Bryson, Chaka Khan, and many others. In 1991, he launched his solo career with the release of his debut album, The Heart of the Man, on Capitol in 1991. More of his own albums followed, many featuring contributions from his wife, vocalist…

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The (R)evolution of Indigenous Food Systems of North America​ with Chef Sean Sherman
May 31 @ 7:00 pm

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, in partnership with the August Wilson​ Cultural Center, presents a talk by Sherman, Oglala Lakota​ from the Pine Ridge reservation and the founder of​ The Sioux Chef. Chef Sean is committed to revitalizing​ Native American cuisine. He is renowned nationally and​ internationally as a leader of a movement to completely​ redefine North American cuisine through the understanding​ and utilization of indigenous food knowledge.​ Tickets: $30 members/$38.75 non-members​ Generous support for this project provided by…

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