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Explore the bold experiment to create a government “of the people, by the people, and for the people” in the History Center’s newest exhibition, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith.
With rare artifacts, engaging interactives, and immersive exhibit design, the exhibit showcases the history of how we’ve voted, protested, and engaged with our politics, from the nation’s formation to today. It also reveals how Pittsburghers and events in Western Pennsylvania have helped shape our democracy.
Join the Women & Girls Foundation for the launch of Wise Women Wednesdays, a four-week Facebook interview series revering the powerful women who paved the road for equality today. The series begins at 12pm ET on Wednesday, March 3 with Hilda Pang Fu, one of the founders of the Women & Girls Foundation.
With Girl, Woman, Other, Bernardine Evaristo became the first Black woman to win the Booker Prize for Fiction. The novel is a magnificent portrayal of the intersections of identity, across generations, in a group of Black British women. Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures presents Evaristo.
The Hillman Center for Performing Arts at Shady Side Academy has announced the lineup for the 2021 Hillman Performing Arts Series. The season includes four shows from March through May 2021.
All shows are Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per show and go on sale Monday, Nov. 16, online at www.thehillman.org or by phone at 412-968-3040.
Feb. 4th. --The Pitt Jazz program of the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Music in collaboration with City of Asylum presents a two day event that includes a live screening of the film “The Honest Struggle” by filmmaker Justin Mashouf and a panel discussion followed by a musical performance. The film tells the story of Sadiq Davis, a Muslim convert who re-enters society in the Southside of Chicago after 25 years of incarceration to face the same streets that ruined his life.
The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) today announced that it has opened additional vaccination appointments for individuals 65 years of age and older for February 9-13, 2021. Appointments are required for the site and remain in great demand as the department continues to vaccinate eligible healthcare workers and those returning for the second shot in the vaccination series.