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August Wilson African American Cultural Center

980 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States

July 2021

In The Booth
July 29 @ 6:00 pm

BUY TICKETS The August Wilson African American Cultural Center presents its first Hip-Hop Camp that be in four parts and will include, the art of songwriting and creation, dj’ing, graffiti art, and breakdancing.  The first part of camp begin with the art of songwriting and creation. In the Booth is a four-part session that will focus on the history and evolution of hip-hop, lyrical content and artistic responsibility, and discover the connection between August Wilson and hip-hop music.  In the…

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Lit Fridays with Micaiah Johnson
July 30 @ 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. Micaiah Johnson was raised in California’s Mojave Desert surrounded by trees named Joshua and women who told stories. She received her bachelor of arts in creative writing from the University of California, Riverside,…

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October 2021

Highmark Blues and Heritage Festival
October 2

More Info Coming Soon.

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November 2021

Take Center Stage Gala
November 20

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center in Pittsburgh gratefully acknowledges Take Center Stage Presenting Sponsor UPMC and UPMC Health Plan who along with Corporate Chair Franco Harris, will lead this exciting event. We are thrilled to announce our Host Committee Co-Chairs, Cain and Denise Hayes, who with support from our Legacy Co-Chairs, Judy and Ron Davenport, will help to make this a night to remember. As the 2020 Take Center Stage Gala was postponed due to covid-19 restrictions, the…

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