AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Time: May 11, 2017 from 8pm to 10pm
Location: City of Asylum @ Alphabet City
Street: 40 W. North Ave
City/Town: Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Website or Map: http://www.alphabetcity.org/e…
Event Type: free, concert
Organized By: City of Asylum/Pittsburgh
Latest Activity: May 1, 2017
Join us for a screening of Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band (U.S.), presented in partnership with Sembène – The Film & Art Festival and City of Asylum.
Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band is a story of tragedy and triumph seen through the eyes of a prodigy. We journey the 20th century through the lens of one of its leading jazz musicians who is determined to create in a world that could not see past her race or gender.