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July 2020

A(WAKE)NING
July 11 @ 3:00 pm

A performance by Ayana M. Evans and Tsedaye Makonnen in celebration of the exhibition I came by Boat so Meet me at the Beach. Organized by Kilolo Luckett, curator of Visual Arts. Evans and Makonnen will have a post-performance discussion with Caroline Hunter, educator and Inkwell Polar Bears leader, and Dominique Duroseau, architect and visual artist, moderated by Jessica Lanay, Literary Curator.

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Lit Fridays
July 31 @ 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. June: Cam Hayward Damon Young July: Dominic Chambers Studio Tour with Kilolo Luckett August: George Nelson Fahamu Pecou September: Mikeal Owunna Jari Bradley

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November 2020

Take Center Stage Gala
November 7

On Saturday November 7, 2020, the Take Center Stage Gala will celebrate what would be August Wilson’s 75th Birthday year. This incredible evening will also feature the 50th Anniversary performance of Philadanco!, one of America’s premier African American dance ensembles and the dynamic trio, The String Queens. 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…

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