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Writings On The Wall | April 29th, 2017, 8:30PM at Flow Gallery in Oakland

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Highmark | If Detected Early, You Have a 90% Chance of Beating Cancer.

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Girls Who Network with Guest Speaker Tamiko Stanley | Saturday, May 6 @ CCAC

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TMAG 2017 PA African-American Network Convention | May 5 & 6 @ Pittsburgh Marriott City Center

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James “Fife” Myers for School Board – District 3

Why you should support James “Fife” Myers, Jr. My name is James Myers Jr., candidate for Pittsburgh School Board District 3. I am a graduate of Carlow University and the Pittsburgh Public School system. While a PPS student I attended … Continue reading

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Watch Hebru Brantley Paint a Mural for Wilkinsburg!

Wilkinsburg neighbors are invited to watch world-renowned artist, Hebru Brantley, create a large-scale mural for Wilkinsburg this week. Brantley will be painting today & tomorrow, April 26 & 27, between 1-5 p.m. at 501 Wallace Ave. Attendees are welcome to … Continue reading

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The Wilkinsburg Two-Way Street Fest | Saturday, May 20 on Wood Street between Penn Ave and Franklin Ave

The inaugural Two-Way Street Fest will celebrate Wilkinsburg’s strongest assets including community, small business, and excellent access to transit. Hosted by the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC), the event also marks the borough’s project to change Wood Street from one … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday August Wilson Block Party, April 29 — celebrating a year restoring the August Wilson House and planning for the year ahead

In its second year, the August Wilson Birthday Block Party promises to become a tradition, uniting Pittsburghers and visitors in a happy event in honor of the great playwright. On Sat., April 29, Noon-5 pm, the party will take over … Continue reading

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THIS SATURDAY! Pittsburgh Premier Expo & Fashion Show at DL Convention Center

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Gerald Albright Live at the August Wilson Center Friday May 5, 8 PM

One of the biggest stars of R&B, contemporary and straight-ahead jazz, Gerald Albright has earned his reputation as a “musician’s musician.” Albright has been nominated for several contemporary jazz Grammy Awards and has performed with such luminaries as Quincy Jones, … Continue reading

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Amazing Butterflies at Carnegie Museum of Natural History | Jan 21 – April 23

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Jonathan Butler Live at the August Wilson Center Saturday May 6, 8 PM

Jonathan Butler is an icon in the smooth jazz realm. He received Grammy nominations for Best R&B Song for his R&B-pop vocal hit “Lies” and for Best Jazz Song for the instrumental “Going Home.” His genre-busting material earned songwriter’s awards … Continue reading

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Operation: Stop Scams – Free Shredding Event Saturday, April 29 (10am – 1pm) Century III Mall Lower Level North parking lot

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PBMF 29th Annual Vann Awards on May 2nd|‘The Power of Our Voices’

For more information click here or call 412-339-0730 Tickets are $20 each for students, $30 each for PBMF members and $40 each for nonmembers. Ticket sales will end April 25.  No tickets will be sold at the door. Click here … Continue reading

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Big Daddy Kane Performing LIVE Friday April 28th at ROOM 16

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Mayor Peduto | Building a Pittsburgh for ALL of us

Bill Peduto—first elected as mayor in 2013 as a reformer who is focused on making changes that have an impact on people’s daily lives—is seeking re-election this May.  Mayor Peduto is overseeing economic growth in the City for the first … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Opera Presents THE SUMMER KING: The Josh Gibson Story | Opens April 29th

April 29; May 2, 5 & 7, 2017 At Benedum Center | 237 7th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Tickets start at $12 | Purchase by phone:  412-456-6666 Click here for more and to buy tickets online!

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Judge Dwayne D. Woodruff: Pittsburgh’s MVP and the Commonwealth’s democratic candidate for PA Supreme Court

The Honorable Dwayne D. Woodruff has served as a practicing attorney, founding partner of a law firm, professional football player, team captain, mentor and volunteer-but above all a man of high integrity and respect for the law. Woodruff dedicates his … Continue reading

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Rosemary Crawford, Candidate for Judge | Court of Commons Pleas, Allegheny County

CLICK LINK OR FLYER FOR LARGER VIEW Rosemary has been rated highly recommended by the Allegheny County Bar Association. Rosemary Crawford is a candidate for Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Allegheny County in order to make a difference in the … Continue reading

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Her Story: Judge Carolyn Nichols

The Honorable Carolyn H. Nichols, a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is an advocate for justice and a catalyst for equality. Elected to the Court of Common Pleas in 2011, Judge Nichols presides in the criminal division. She handles major trials, … Continue reading

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Vote May 16th for John C. Welch for Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh!

Rev. Dr. John C. Welch, a Pittsburgh native, attended Carnegie Mellon University where he received a BS degree in Chemical Engineering & Economics. Rev. Welch began a productive career in Information Systems, working for a number of corporations such as … Continue reading

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Aquil for District Magisterial Judge | Wilkinsburg | Edgewood

Rasul A. Aquil  a native of Pittsburgh, Pa. and an 8 year resident of Wilkinsburg, Pa. seeks your nomination for District Magisterial Judge.  Aquil’s core values are based upon service to his community and Patriotism to our great country  The … Continue reading

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Save the Date | Jasmine’s 2nd Annual Rally on May 13 at Obama Academy

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Soul Pitt Quarterly’s Spring 2017 issue is SuperSonic!

Look out for our Spring 2017 Soul Pitt Quarterly issue featuring the SuperSonic success of Troy Miles and Darrell Warden of The Miles Group.  PLUS, read about candidates who want your vote on May 16th!  This 116 page sold out … Continue reading

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Presbyterian Women’s REVIVAL | May 17th – 19th, 2017, 7:00 PM Nightly

@ Bidwell United Presbyterian Church 1025 Liverpool Street | Pittsburgh, PA 15233 Phone: 412.231.4663

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Diversity, Inclusion and Fairness.

Mr. Kirkland is the Pennsylvania Department of General Services Deputy Secretary for Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities. Diversity, Inclusion and Fairness. I’m certain we all are familiar with these three words and what they mean. In Pennsylvania’s state government … Continue reading

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Hill Dance Academy Theatre 4th Annual Spring Dance Concert | April 22-23, 2017

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NAACP Pittsburgh Unit’s 63rd Annual Human Rights Dinner | Thursday, May 4, 5:30PM at the Westin Convention Center Hotel

Keynote Speaker: ANTHONY HAMLET, EdD SUPERINTENDENT PITTSBURGH PUBLIC SCHOOLS Dr. Anthony Hamlet was appointed July 1, 2016, to a five-year term as Superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools. He comes to the District from Palm Beach County, Florida, where his career … Continue reading

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Soul to Soul Pre-Mother’s Day Ball on May 13th at Salem’s Event Center

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World Renowned Artist Returns to Pittsburgh To Create Mural in Wilkinsburg Community

PITTSBURGH CULTURAL TRUST ANNOUNCES HEBRU BRANTLEY WORLD RENOWNED ARTIST RETURNS TO PITTSBURGH TO CREATE MURAL IN WILKINSBURG COMMUNITY Brantley Brings Meaningful Mural to Neighboring Pittsburgh Community of Wilkinsburg   MURAL TO BE COMPLETED BY APRIL 29, 2017 Pittsburgh, PA—Hebru Brantley, … Continue reading

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CITY OF PITTSBURGH CAREERS | Your Bridge to Endless Opportunities

Apply Today!  www.pghjobs.net

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Expired: PA Turnpike Southern Beltway 55C1-1

The LANE Construction Corporation is bidding on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Southern Beltway – SR 0576, Section 55C1-1: Bidding 4/12/2017 Scopes of Work and Subcontracting Opportunities: Roadway: Trucking/Hauling, Asphalt, Traffic, Clearing, Excavation, Geotextiles, Sub-Base, Concrete Paving, Box Culvert, RCP Pipe, Corrugated … Continue reading

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Hank’s Helping Hand

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Find out what’s new at the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh

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Kente Arts Alliance Presents Terell Stafford Quintet featuring Tim Warfield on April 29th at 8PM

Kente Arts Alliance presents Terell Stafford Quintet featuring Tim Warfield Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 8PM Venue: The New Hazlett Theater CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS!

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Expired: Apply: WCDC Youth Initiative Grant | NOW through May 5, 2017

Each spring, we host our Youth & Education Initiative Mini-Grant Program, awarding funds to local organizations that support the academic and/or civic endeavors of Wilkinsburg youth. As in past years, we have $3,000 available, which may be awarded in its … Continue reading

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Thomas Merton Center Employment Opportunity | Executive Director

Job Title:  Executive Director Job Status:  exempt, full-time Reports to and Supervised by: Executive Committee, Board of Directors Position Supervises: Staff, interns and volunteers Expected Start Date: June 2017 Pay Rate: $39,000/year salary and health care benefits Position Summary: This … Continue reading

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Expired: CC’s Mothers Day & Fashion Event on May 14th at Sherwood Events Center

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Darrell Warden: A Pittsburgh Success Story

By Christiana Dillard “It’s always about being better.”  Darrell Warden, hiring manager for Team Warden & Team Tri-state Group (a part of The Miles Group Insurance Agency) is the embodiment of his own statement. The agency has personnel in Pittsburgh, … Continue reading

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Spring Into a Healthier You! A Free Health Fair Event on April 22

Kingsley Community Center 6435 Frankstown Ave. Pgh, PA 15206 For more information contact 412-223-6742

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Mount Carmel Baptist Church Spring Revival | May 31-June 2

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Three Rivers Youth 2017 Nellie Leadership Awards Gala | Celebrates Families on May 12 at the Twentieth Century Club | 6-9PM

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Gateway Medical Society Community Healthcare Symposium | Save the Date, June 10th

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Miles Group Agent Spotlight | LEA HUTSON, Final Expense Insurance Agent / Recruiter

After working for nearly 2 decades as a public school teacher leader, an unbelievable opportunity knocked at my door. With gratitude, I will be celebrating my 3rd anniversary serving as a final expense life insurance agent with Lincoln Heritage and … Continue reading

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Call to Action: Help Expand NAP in Distressed Communities

Over the past few years, we’ve asked you to call your elected officials in support of funding increases to the Pennsylvania Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP). Thanks to your advocacy, there is increasing, bipartisan support to expand the program to help … Continue reading

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1st Annual Pink & Pearls Luncheon and Fashion Show | Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Pittsburgh Project from 12-3pm

For tickets or vendor inquiries contact, Darcel Madkins: 412.315.8681 | darcelmadkins@gmail.com

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TrZade Salon Open NOW on Brownsville Road | Book Your Appt TODAY 412.431.1100

TrZade Salon 113 Brownsville Rd. Pittsburgh PA. 15210 We are a Professional Hair & Nail Salon in which we provide an ultimate client experience through exceptional service, great atmosphere and superior technical skills. OPENING HOURS > Tue – Sat: 9am … Continue reading

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Expired: Local Criminal Defense Attorney Found Guilty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Frank Walker 412-532-6805 frank@frankwalkerlaw.com Image 1: Frank Walker Law Found Guilty; Image 2: Attorney Frank Walker Presents the Check.  Omega Psi Phi Brothers Michael Harrell 01′ & Frank Walker 99′ [Click images for larger view] … Continue reading

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FREE Events presented by Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre & Dance Theatre of Harlem!

Panel Discussion: Diversity in Ballet  4:45 p.m. Sunday, March 19, 2017 // August Wilson Center Join dancers and artistic directors for a thought-provoking discussion on the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the art of ballet. Free and open to the public. Panelists include artistic … Continue reading

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The Borough of Wilkinsburg Web Site Logo & Logo Unveil on March 8 from 4-6PM

The Borough of Wilkinsburg will unveil a new logo and launch a newly developed web site on Wednesday, March 8th beginning with an event from 4-6 p.m. The launch and unveiling culminate many months of work by Borough Elected Officials, … Continue reading

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Community College of Allegheny County | SMART MOVE.

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Expired: Baltimore | March 29, 2017 – April 9, 2017 @ Henry Heymann Theatre

Shelby Wilson becomes a Resident Advisor because it will look good on her resume, but a racially charged incident on campus has set student against student, and it’s up to Shelby to mediate. With compassion and a deep understanding of … Continue reading

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Expired: Message Carriers’ Community Meeting | March 13 at 5PM | C.A.S.H. Club

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Child with dyslexia? Learn More. | Provident Charter School

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Join Pgh Police | Lead. Serve. Protect.

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Governor Wolf Announces Appointment of Kerry L. Kirkland as Deputy Secretary for Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf today announced the appointment of Kerry L. Kirkland to serve as the Deputy Secretary for Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities in the Pennsylvania Department of General Services. “We are excited to be bringing Kerry … Continue reading

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QuickFlicks Photography by Brandon McMillan

QuickFlicks Photography by Brandon McMillan PO BOX 559 Duquesne PA 15110 412-983-6702 www.qfphotography.com QuickFlicks Facebook https://www.instagram.com/quickflicks_photo/

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Healthy Start, Inc. is HIRING!

Healthy Start, Inc., a federally funded program, is hiring entry level Community Health Workers to identify and educate eligible participants for the Healthy Start program.  We serve any resident of Allegheny County who is pregnant and/or parenting a child under … Continue reading

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Expired: Cultivating God’s Compassion with Janet Ruffing | March 10 & 11

with Janet K. Ruffing Professor in the Practice of Spirituality and Ministerial Leadership, Yale Divinity School, New Haven, Conn. Friday, March 10, 2017 | 7-9 PM and / or Saturday, March 11, 2017 | 9-4 PM @ Pittsburgh Theological Seminary … Continue reading

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Third Day Soaps & Garden > Earthly, Holistic Skin & Body Care | 412.290.0611

CLEANSE | MOISTURIZE | HYDRATE 412.290.0611 www.ThirdDaySoapsGarden.com “The earth bring forth the grass, the herb that yields seed, and the fruit tree that yields fruit…and the evening and the morning were the Third Day.” Our mission is to use Ingredients … Continue reading

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