AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
Black Arts & Culture Festival
On Kelly Street | Homewood
(Between N.Homewood Ave & N. Lang Ave)
Sat July 18th & Sun July 19th
11AM - 8PM Both Days
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The historic Harambee Black Arts Festival is back again this year. Join the celebration this July 18th and 19th from 11am to 8pm at the 7100 block of Kelly Street. The Harambee Ujima Black Arts and Culture Association coordinates the festival. This year Harambee Ujima has collaborated with the Legacy Arts Project to present a Black Arts Weekend. The Black Arts Weekend celebrates Legacy Arts annual Dance Africa festival, beginning on July 17th and the Harambee Black Arts Festival beginning in July 18th.
The weekend will be filled with family, food and festivities.
Parade Line up @11AM at Westinghouse H.S.
Harambee has partnered with several community and citywide organizations to offer a weekend of powerful cultural performances. Some of this year’s performers include 1Hood, Balafon West African Dance Company, the renowned African American Music Institute and local favorite the Flow Band! There will be activities for the whole family to enjoy. The festival will begin with a parade at 11am, starting at the famed Westinghouse High School. There will be a dance workshop with Kulu Mele and Teanna Medina at 10am on Saturday, line dancing that afternoon, face painting at the Children’s Village, and a Garden Tour on Sunday at 2pm that will highlight some of the beautiful gardens throughout the Homewood community.
On Friday, July 17th, at 2pm there will be a special screening of Selma, hosted by the Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch, Association for the Study of African American Life and History. The screening will be held at the new home of Wine and Words Pittsburgh, the Oasis Creative Space, located at 622 N. Homewood Avenue. Later that evening, Wine and Words Pittsburgh will host a private reception for the opening of the Legacy Art Gallery. The gallery will be open from July 17th to August 16th, featuring works from artists across the region. The newly formed Homewood-Brushton Business Association will be sponsoring a Basketball Tournament that will address community-police relations.
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