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January 2021

Lit Fridays
January 29 @ 6:00 pm

Lit Fridays is a literary-focused, virtual salon presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, featuring conversations and guest performances on the last Friday of each month at 6:00p EST via Facebook Live and Zoom Webinar. All conversations are moderated by AWAACC Literary Curator, Jessica Lanay. REGISTER Laurence Glasco is Associate Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh. He was born in 1940 in Xenia, Ohio, located near Wilberforce University. In 1962 he received a BA degree from…

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February 2021

AW Studio Sessions: Gerald Veasley and Carol Riddick
February 4 @ 8:00 pm

The new virtual series, AW Studio Sessions is an intimate music experience with the most talented musicians on the scene, LIVE in studio. These sessions will draw you in, and make you feel like you are sitting in, a part of the hang, so pour a beverage, sit back, enjoy the music with us the first Thursday of the month through April 2021. “I Got Life: The Music of Nina Simone” pairs two legends of jazz and soul music to…

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March 2021

AW Studio Sessions: Lyndsey Morgan Smith
March 4 @ 8:00 pm

The new virtual series, AW Studio Sessions is an intimate music experience with the most talented musicians on the scene, LIVE in studio. These sessions will draw you in, and make you feel like you are sitting in, a part of the hang, so pour a beverage, sit back, enjoy the music with us the first Thursday of the month through April 2021. AW Studio Sessions is made possible with support from Citizens Bank.

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November 2021

Take Center Stage Gala
November 13

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center in Pittsburgh gratefully acknowledges Take Center Stage Artistic Chair Constanza Romero Wilson, who along with Corporate Co-Chair Franco Harris, will lead this exciting event. We’re thrilled to announce our Host Committee Co-Chairs, Denise and Cain Hayes, who with support from our Legacy Co-Chairs, Judy and Ron Davenport, will help to make this a night to remember. "A true cultural gem of Pittsburgh, the August Wilson African American Cultural Center has cemented itself as…

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