Aug 2019

10 Aug 2019


Sembène Film Festival: Azur & Asmar

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
40 City of Asylum, North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212
Sponsored By: 
Alphabet City and City of Asylum

The screening of Azur & Asmar presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival. This film will be presented in English, French, and Arabic. Runtime: 99min Rating: PG ages 6 and up Azur & Asmar is the story of two boys raised as brothers. Blonde, blue-eyed, white skinned Azur and black-haired, brown-eyed, dark-skinned Asmar

13 Aug 2019


Abdi Nor Iftin

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212
Sponsored By: 
Alphabet City

Join us for an evening of reading and discussion celebrating the work of Abdi Nor Iftin. Abdi Nor Iftin’s memoir tells the story of someone who’s desperately trying—against long odds—to make it to the United States and become an American. Abdi was a Somali refugee who fled Kenya for fear of the radical Islamist group In Kenya he got “the luckiest break of his life:” winning the lottery to land on a short list for a U.S. visa. This was his ticket out. But before he could cash in his golden ticket, the police start raiding his neighborhood, targeting refugees.

17 Aug 2019


Eid Al Adha BBQ and Bazaar

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 3:00pm to 8:00pm
4100 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Community Eid Al Adha Celebration. Food, Bazaar, Games!


24 Aug 2019


Art Exhibit and Reception: Saihou Njie

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
302 1/2 N. Craig Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
Few of a Kind Store

A Multi-Media Exhibit by artist Saihou Njie, durining from August 24 - September 21, 2019 at Few of a Kind Store