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AUGUST WILSON CENTER TO ANNOUNCE NEW SEASON AND $100,000 SEASON

SPONSORSHIP FROM CHUCK SANDERS CHARITIES

 

 On July 19 at 1:00 pm, the August Wilson Center for African American Culture will announce programming and receive a $100,000 sponsorship from Chuck Sanders Charities for the 2012 – 2013 season.

 

The August Wilson Center for African American Culture is pleased to announce its 2012-13 season programming. A thrilling mix of dance, music, theatre and visual arts, the August Wilson Centerʼs new season will offer audiences a vast variety of art in four artistic disciplines. Proudly boasting locally and nationally noted talent, The Center’s new season will be filled with new and exciting works. With focus shifted to four artistic pillars: music, dance, theatre and visual arts, the August Wilson Center is moving forward with its mission to preserve, present, interpret, celebrate and shape the art, culture and history of African Americans utilizing the rich history, legacy and culture of African Americans from Western Pennsylvania as a foundation. 

 

During the 12/13 season presentation, Chuck Sanders Charities will present The Center with a $100,000 check for season sponsorship. Quickly becoming a staple of Pittsburgh’s philanthropic community through involvement and contributions, Chuck Sanders Charities has assisted many local programs and organizations including the Hill House Association and Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise. In addition to providing oversight to Chuck Sanders Charities, Mr. Sanders serves as CEO of Urban Lending Solutions which has been named in the Top 100 list of largest black owned businesses in the United States four straight years and has been named as one of the top 10 black entrepreneurs by Black Enterprise Magazine. Mr. Sanders latest project the Savoy Restaurant and Lounge continues his pattern of philanthropy by donating part of its profits to local non-profits and churches. 

 (photo-Chuck Sanders, CEO of Urban Lending Solutions)

PRESS CONFERENCE DETAILS:

 

Date: Thursday, July 19

 

Time: 1:00 pm

 

Location: The August Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

 

 

 

Speakers will include:

 

Andre Kimo Stone Guess

President and CEO

August Wilson Center for African American Culture

 

Aaron A. Walton

Board Chair

August Wilson Center for African American Culture

 

Chuck Sanders

Chairman

Chuck Sanders Charities

 

 

ABOUT THE AUGUST WILSON CENTER FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE

The August Wilson Center for African American Culture engages regional and national audiences in its mission of preserving, presenting, interpreting, celebrating and shaping the art, culture and history of African Americans utilizing the rich history, legacy and culture of African Americans from Western Pennsylvania as a foundation.  The Center presents a year-round program of dance, music and theatre along with special visual arts exhibitions and cultivation activities for all ages and backgrounds in its state-of-the-art venue in the heart of Pittsburgh’s Cultural District and throughout the region.

 

 

 

 

General Information:
August Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Tel: 412.258.2700, Fax: 412.258.2701
E-mail: info@augustwilsoncenter.org
Web site: http://www.AugustWilsonCenter.org

Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday: 11 am–6 pm
Sunday, Monday, and major holidays: Closed

Exhibit Admission: $8; Students: $4; Members: freeNew Page

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