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The Soul Pitt Charter for Change trip was an awesome experience!
Check out the video by Andrew Rush and the Article by Sadie Gurman from the Post-Gazette who both traveled on our charter to document our journey!
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** Special Event – 2 Nights Only! **
Fri & Sat | June 21 & 22, 2013
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Cops & Kids is a fun and educational camp provided by the Pittsburgh Police Foundation! Pittsburgh area youth are invited to explore the complexities of law enforcement. Cops & Kids is designed to offer specific skills and experiences. Beyond providing a fun and safe experience for youth, camps contribute to the development of life skills. There are 3 options for Camp this summer:
Camps run from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Mon-Fri for one week.
Sessions are July 15-19 and July 22-26 at Schenley Park Ice Rink,
and August 5-9 at Riverview Park in the activities bldg.
The camp is open to all youth ages 10-14 who are City of Pittsburgh residents, free of charge! Sessions are limited to 50 children/session, so apply early. Transportation will be provided for students who wish to attend. For more information or to register, visit the Pittsburgh Police Foundation website or contact Mildred Jenkins, Youth Programs: 412-323-7821 or email@example.com.
The Revis Island Foundation “Skills -N- Drills”
Free 2-Day Football Clinic June 19 & 20
Camp concludes with a Celebrity Basketball Game
Friday, June 21st at 1 PM ($10 Advance /$12 Door Tickets)
For more info on the Camp
or to Purchase Tickets to the Game
Call Diana Askew 724.777.6668
The Revis Island Foundation Benefit Gala
Friday, June 21, 2013 at JT’s @ the Club
Doors open at 6pm for Corporate Sponsors
After Party at 8pm until 1am ($35 Cover)
All Proceeds Benefit The Revis Island Foundation
For More Info or to Purchase Sponsorship
Call Diana Askew 724.777.6668
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Soul Pitt was invited, along with other media, by Ericka Houck to an exclusive preview of a new Sunday brunch buffet series at the Aviary, featuring Atria’s. I’ve always wanted to check out the Aviary and this was a great opportunity to try their new brunch at the same time because the admission to the Aviary is included in the price. The food was displayed so eloquently with the seating area and everything place underneath a beautiful outdoor canopy that overlooked a rose garden. Now this is the perfect setting for a wedding, but it was a really special way to serve brunch – It was like being on vacation! Click Here for Full Details
This year the health fair will consist of information tables from various area health agencies, free health screenings, workshops, and activities for youth, food, entertainment, and raffle prizes.
Also, the following activities: yoga, African dance; Zumba and body toning.
The Shriners Sahara Temple No. 2 & Sahara Court No. 9 Presents 1st Annual Joint Charity Ball on July 6th
At the Syria Mosque, 1877 Shriners Way | Cheswick PA 15024 (6-11PM)
Appetizers, All You Can Eat Buffet, Dessert
Entertainment Featuring DJ Mac Daddy, Auctions & Raffles
Guest Attire: After Five
& DRESS CODE for Nobles: Summer Dress & Daughters: Formal Regalia
For tickets contact:
Noble John Frazier 412.334.0255 or Dt. Marcia Cereza 412.371.8742
MOTOWN MUSICAL In New York City Bus Trip from Pittsburgh | Sat, August, 24, 2013 | Presented by SD Transit
In New York City | Sat., August, 24, 2013
Presented by SD Transit
CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS!
Donna is in the studio holding it down. She has a message for all the Father’s out there and the 411 on upcoming events that men should check out. Find out about more summer camps, cool Motown Musical bus trip and much more!
Port Authority of Allegheny County is now rolling out ConnectCard, a new smart card fare system that will eventually replace paper transit passes and tickets. With ConnectCard, passes and fare value are loaded onto a reusable plastic card that’s more convenient and secure than paper passes or cash.
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Keeping up with Originality defining what true Legacy means and standing with true talent from the heart. Drums are my passion…never a hobby. Loving God and keeping the faith are what drives my love for playing. I am currently the Minister of Music at my home church and have been faithfully so for several years now.
I am a Professional Drummer looking for Gigs, Events, Church Services or Recreation Projects in General. Experienced Keyboard Player and Organist avail for hire
— no bars or secular events. I am available any Days or Times.
If interested call Lee at 412.290.0750 or 412. 628.4066
or firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
May God Bless You!
Sixth Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church Presents their 35th Annual Music Workshop on July 25 – 28, 2013
Come and lift your voices to the Lord in praise as we celebrate our 35th annual music workshop on July 25, 2013—July 28, 2013
We are honored and blessed to have
Mr. Omar Dickenson of Hampton University and
Mr. Roland Carter of the University of Tennessee Chattanooga
as our Music Directors.
Choir registration and rehearsal begin at 7pm on Thurs 7/25.
Late registration and rehearsal are at 7pm on Fri 7/26 & 9am on Sat 7/27.
Our workshop concert is at 6pm on Sun. 7/28
Choir Registration w/ Music is $35, Concert is Free and Open to the Public
For more info call 412.441.7839
North Way Christian Community | East End Campus Presents
A week-long summer camp | June 24 – 28
All kidz age 3 ½ through 5th grade are welcome!
CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
Join 3TG at the Apollo on July 30th
Show your support for 3TG (Three Talented Girlz)
Depart July 30th at 12:30am/return Aug 1st at 8am
Cost: *$165.00 per person
or $145.00 per person for (4) people in a room
A non-refundable deposit of $65.00 is due ASAP
Hotel accommodations: Ramada Inn
(continental breakfast, fitness room, free shuttle to NYC)
To purchase your ticket, call 412-417-7921 or 412-537-0146
This trip is sponsored by 3TG management team.
All children under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.
CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THEIR MUSIC VIDEO
The Robert Morris University Uzuri Think Tank cordially invites you to participate in “Perspectives”—a community focus group on the subject of
black male educational success.
FREE and Open to the Public – RSVP By June 13!
CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS
For more information visit
or call 412.255.2493
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University are looking for volunteers to participate in LIFT, a research study designed to see how people’s views of their past, present, and future well-being change over time and if this influences health and healthcare cost outcomes.
You may qualify to participate in the study if:
- You are age 50 years or older.
- See any UPMC primary care provider.
If you participate in LIFT you will complete a yearly questionnaire about your well-being and other aspects of your life. Participation will take about 1 hour each year. You can even complete your questionnaire over the internet. If you choose to complete your survey over the internet you can even save your progress and come back to it if interrupted. Click Here for Full Details
Congrats to Terina J. Hicks, Spiritual Coordinator for Soul Pitt Media, Soul Pitt Xtra Radio Show Co-Host & Friend! You did it T!
Now THAT’s what you call the BOMB Diggity
Stop the Violence Community Awareness Day
Saturday June 29th from 12p-5p
@ Stage AE (400 N. Shore Drive)
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Location, Location, Location!
Right in the mix of the up and coming
Penn Avenue Art and Business District
in the Garfield Community!
CALL DEANNA DAVIS TODAY!
CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS
North Way Christian Community is an inter-denominational church with four campuses across the city of Pittsburgh. You are always welcome!
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
Small Seeds Development’s Mother to Son (ROP) Penn State trip – “Who said single parent boys can’t excel?”
Overnight Field Trip to the Pennsylvania State University
April 27- 28, 2013
Behind every statistic is a story and when it comes to young, African American boys, the numbers are staggering and the reality is sobering. Black boys across the board score below their counterparts in other racial and ethnic groups when it comes to graduation rates, literacy rates and college preparedness. And many African American men, in turn, are locked out of employment and are filling up the nation’s prisons in disproportionate numbers. The Mother to Son Program at Small Seeds Development Inc. emphasizes a connection between early learning and the dropout rate. Sometimes data does not tell the whole story, however we must step up and engage Black boys to produce different academic and social outcomes. Many boys come to the MTSP because they do not want to be “turned off” toward education or get caught up in something they will regret later.
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The Asante Award, given by Umoja African Arts Company, honors an array of artists in the Pittsburgh community and acknowledges their contributions to various genres of art in the categories of Blues, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Performing Arts, Spiritual, Spoken Word, and Theater. Asante is a Kiswahili word meaning “Thank You” and Umoja African Arts Company is thanking Pittsburgh artists for their unique gifts.
The O’JAYS & GLADYS KNIGHT – THE FAMILY REUNION TOUR at Meadows Racetrack & Casino Sat June 29, 2013
Pittsburgh’s Next Generation of Music Legends (PNGML)
Invites you to the legendary soul group event
The O’JAYS & GLADYS KNIGHT – THE FAMILY REUNION TOUR
Meadows Racetrack & Casino | Sat June 29, 2013
Also featured will be fireworks after the concert
Concert tickets NOW on sale, call the Meadows @ 724-225-9300
$35 Package Includes
Round trip Motor coach transportation on the “Love Train” Trolley
. . . Also included will be Refreshments & Prizes
$35 due immediately – Limited seating
Pickup Location: Giant Eagle on Frankstown Road
Leave Pittsburgh: 6:00 pm | Leave Casino: 11:30 pm
Don Patterson @ 412-377-4681 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Come on out and enjoy yourself at the O’Jays Family Reunion Concert or
Just come along for the fun at the Gaming Meadows Racetrack & Casino
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR CONCERT TICKETS ONLINE!
Get on the Bus to King Dominion’s
Saturday July 20, 2013
Click here for full details!
Hip Hop Hope Vacation Bible School 2013
@ Bethany Baptist Church 7745 Tioga Street- Pittsburgh, Pa. 15280
Ages 4-18 | Come Learn how Jesus offers hope for this Hip Hop generation!
June 24th – June 28, 2013 – 5:30PM-8:30PM
The fun starts at 6:00PM- Register on line:
OR Come to Bethany on May 11th Or May 25 from: 10AM-2PM
MUST PRE-REGISTER BY MAY 31, 2013 TO ATTEND
Please Contact Minister Nicita Moses-VBS-Director @ 412-728-4046
The ultimate adult (21+) game night!
Launch event June 22nd at the August Wilson Center, 9pm – 2am.
Advance tickets $10 via PayPal @ https://t.co/sH76ayawKp
PlayDate is a creative alternative to the typical night out, social event, or corporate function. It provides a fun and exciting atmosphere where you can enjoy good food & cocktails, listen to a variety of music, socialize, and meet great people…
all while playing games.
CLICK HERE FOR THE VIDEO!
Ed’s Party/Shopping on the Run
Bus Trips for April – Sept 2013
7 Great Trips – 7 Great Prices!
CALL ED @ 412.537.2484
TO BOOK YOUR TRIP TODAY!
** Tickets on Sale NOW for ALL Trips **
CLICK HERE TO SEE SCHEDULE FOR ALL TRIPS!
WITHIN STYLE HAIR SALON
440 S. Main Street, Pittsburgh – West End 15220
A total hair care experience for everyone!
CALL US AT 412.937.9103
Stephanie Jackson, Owner
Just in time to get your home in shape for the Summer!
Call Tony 412.452.2811 or email email@example.com
Call Derrick at 412.853.5022
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
On May 4th, 2013, The Highland Park Tennis Club will host its Twelfth Annual Free Tennis Clinic. The clinic is Saturdays only from 9:30am to 11:00am. We provide free instruction and rackets. The clinic run until July 20th, 2013 and culminate with a tennis party for all attendees. The clinic site is the Stanton Tennis Courts at Highland Park, the 6700 of Stanton Avenue, 15206.
The only age limit is five years old. We welcome families to participate. Categories: 10 & under, 10 – 14 beginning juniors, 15 – 18 juniors, beginning adult, intermediate adult, advanced adult. Click Here for Full Details
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Under the Influence of Music Tour: Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky & More on Saturday August 3 at First Niagara Pavilion
Tickets Onsale to General Public
Start: Sat, 04/27/13 10:00 AM EDT
CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS
By Malik Vincent for SPQ
Measuring the glitz, glamour, or glory of a successful NFL career against its rigors or pain could be one of the hardest things that a highly-touted pro prospect may have to do coming out of college.
Fortune, fame, and friends — sometimes of a tainted variety– are all things to consider.
One could grow curious and wonder if fortitude could play a role?
Just ask five-time, all-pro running back Curtis Martin how he feels about it. As a matter of fact, it’s some people’s opinion that he built a career around it.
Click Here for Full Details
The Soul Pitt Quarterly Spring 2013 Issue is out.
96 full color pages pack with community events, stories and businesses.
Welcome our newest advertisers and show them support.
Special Exclusive SPQ interview with Curtis Martin and more!
Pick up your FREE Copy this week.
Attention! Couples Research Study. Looking for couples (married or living together) with one partner diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in past two years. Qualified couples (ages 18+) may receive up to $400.00 upon completion. We can come to you – or you can come to us. Call Pamela Snyder at 412-268–2784 for more information.
PEABODY CLASS REUNION
Calling All 1983 Graduates
30 Year Reunion Weekend!
July 19 & 20, 2013
CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
1st Annual Heavenly Sounds Music Festival – Bus Trip to Canal Place, Cumberland Maryland | JUNE 28 & 29, 2013
LOVEWORKS MINISTRIES PRESENTS THE
1ST ANNUAL HEAVENLY SOUNDS MUSIC FESTIVAL
THEME: “CELEBRATING FAMILY”
JUNE 28 & 29, 2013
Canal Place, Cumberland Maryland
One HUGE Stage: The Hottest Music Festival Ever!
Featuring some of the most explosive Talent,
Artists, Bands & Choirs from Washington, DC, Cumberland, Baltimore, Virginia, Keyser, WV, Pittsburgh, PA & many other surrounding Areas (Artist TBA)
YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS
GOD IS DOING SOMETHING MIRACULOUS!!!!!
FEE includes: Transportation, Hotel Accommodations and
Entrance to festival
Fee: $200 (per person)
Children 5 years and under $125
(limit 2 children per family)
For more information call (412) 651-9970
The number of new design job openings is increasing rapidly in all
design disciplines: Graphic, Fashion, Interior, Architecture, Product,
Industrial, Web, Animation, CGI, Advertising to name a few. Technical,
and User Interface design jobs are also on the rise.
Go to the web link below and post a job or post a resume
Did you know that more than 75% of American adults suffer from various forms of periodontal (GUM) disease and don’t know it?
ORAL SYSTEMIC WELLNESS LINKS
Enjoy a healthy smile and keep it for life!
WHAT ARE YOUR NUMBERS?
700 CREDIT SCORE
>125 BLOOD SUGAR
160/100 BLOOD PRESSURE
0 TO 10 GUM SCORE
Diabetes – Approximately 95% of American with diabetes
also have (periodontal) gum disease.
Heart Disease – Studies have shown links between cardiovascular disease and key bacteria in gum (periodontal) gum disease.
Cardiovascular disease, heart disease and gum disease silent killers that affect African-Americans are related by common risk factors. Dental testing can identify and help early detection.
Anthony “Pops” Mitchell
Formerly of Samson & Delilah
~ New CD Release ~
“Lord Because of My Faith in You”
Purchase CD at ITunes & www.cdbaby.com
Play for Church Programs & Events
CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS
Photos taken at the NAACP Pittsburgh’s Black History NOW Celebration that took place on Feb 27 & 28, 2013 at NAACP HQ & SAVOY Restaurant. Photos show the artwork created by local artists for the event and NAACP President Connie Parker and other attendees. Photos by LaKesha Silver for Soul Pitt. Click a Pic to View!
Sponsored in part by Panera Bread
Corporate Diversity Associates, SAVOY, Soul Pitt Media, NAACP
The Pittsburgh film screening Versailles ’73 American Runway Revolution held at the August Wilson Center on March 3, 2012 was astounding! Hosted by FashionAFRICANA’s Demeatria Boccella & Darnell McLaurin and Produced & Directed by Deborah Riley Draper who received a well deserved standing ovation after the screening. Along side her were the Editor-In-Chief of Essence Magazine Mikki Taylor and one of the first African-American runway model Pat Cleveland.
Click a Pic to View and then continue reading review!
To capture and tell the story of a revolutionary period not just for American Fashion but also for African-American designers and models was eye opening and long overdue. Click Here for Full Details
WINTER CLEARANCE SALE!!!!!
* Jewelry Excluded
On Feb 23, 2013 That’s Sharp Boutique had a fashion show to introduce the store to to public and show them what they have to offer. TSB has lots of styles for men and women for all occasions. Prom is approaching and TSB has new and gently warn dresses, gowns and suits for you! It’s also soon to be wedding season, come get your Mother of the Bride dress and much much more at TSB. That’s Sharp Boutique is located at 5165 Penn Avenue in Friendship/Garfield. Call owner Veda Weathers at 412-404-7565. Photos & Review by Sabrina Clark, Soul Pitt Fashion Editor. Click a Pic to View!
Above & Beyond Child Care Center
Located at 2165 Noblestown Rd |Pittsburgh PA 15205
(P) 412.922.5763 (F) 412.922.5783
Monday – Friday 6:30am – 6:00pm
We provide affordable and quality child care
for children ranging from 6 weeks – 12 years old.
Before and After School Care (transportation to and from local schools)
CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS
Southside Motors is a unique dealership located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s Southside neighborhood. We offer a variety of programs such as traditional financing for both good and troubled credit. We also offer a Rent To Own program.
The Rent to Own program is an entirely new concept of automotive finance. We know bad things happen to good people: divorce, illness, job loss, and even tax problems. We can even help if you are in a bankruptcy or have had repossessions. We have been in your shoes and we are happy to help.
With the Rent to Own program, there is NO CREDIT CHECK. Why settle for a beat up ten year old car with over 120,000 miles from a Buy Here, Pay Here lot when our revolutionary program allows us to put you into a quality car, minivan, or SUV of your choosing without even pulling your credit?
Visit us online at www.southsidemotorspgh.com
Conservation Crew Leaders
Program Dates: July 1st – August 15th, 2013
Compensation: Up to $3795 total salary depending on experience & crew length. Crew Leader Orientation & Work Skills (travel, food & lodging provided). CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS!
Donna is in the studio while Terina is out covering local spiritual events. But Donna has some great stuff to tell you about. From Old Skool Cabarets to the Queen of Spoken Word will be in town. She will even share some of the Gospel good news. So click and listen!