Cultural Event

07 Jun 2018

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Humanity Day 2018 at the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
4100 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA
Sponsored By: 
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

The public is invited to ICP's annual outreach event Humanity during the sacred month of Ramadan, when ICP invites it’s friends and neighbors of all faiths to celebrate and honor members of the Pittsburgh who embody the change we want to see through their compassion and inspirational vision benefiting our city of Pittsburgh. The program will begin at 7:00 PM with dinner to follow at 9:00 PM

The guest speaker for the event is Professor Younus Mirza, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at Allegheny College.

2018 Honoree are:

Contact: 
board@icp-pgh.org

18 May 2018

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Ramadan Iftar Dinner

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Cathedral of Learning Lawn, 4100 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260
Sponsored By: 
Peace Islands Institute, Turkish Cultural Center and the University of Pittsburgh Muslim Student Association

You are invited to join Muslims in breaking their fast under the stars on the University of Pittsburgh lawn. Dinner served for all at no cost starting at 8 PM. Sponsored by Peace Islands Institute, Turkish Cultural Center and the University of Pittsburgh Muslim Student Association. Dinners will served on May 18 - 20, 2018

Contact: 
info@peaceislandsinstitutepittsburgh

12 May 2018

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Palestine Food, Art and Film at Schenley Plaza

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm
4100 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260
Sponsored By: 
Jewish Voice for Peace, Pittsburgh Palestine Solidarity Committee, SABEEL

Pittsburgh's Potluck for Palestine in the Steel City, comes together to share food, art, history and stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters occupied and oppressed here and around the world. From Pittsburgh to Gaza, Baltimore to the West Bank, the group seeks to build community and amplify the suppressed voices of those suffering from police brutality, discriminatory legislation, and institutionalized execution.

Rain or shine at 4 PM on the corner of Forbes and Bigelow under the tent at Schenley Plaza.

18 Mar 2018

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Fastathon 2018: Fast for Social Justice

Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
O'Hara Dining Room, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh Muslim Student Association

Join the University of Pittsburgh Muslim Student Association for its annual Fastathon. Fastathon is an event where we encourage people to fast for one day for a cause. Join us later in the evening for dinner and hear our guest speaker Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, who will talk about justice for minorities in America.

Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is a former NBA player who is famous for refusing to stand up during the national anthem. Twenty years later, he now works as a social justice advocate, giving lectures on oppression and standing up for what you believe in.

25 Oct 2017

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Root of Peace: A Jewish Settler & Palestinian Activist in Dialogue

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 7:00pm
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary 616 N Highland Avenue
Sponsored By: 
Roots, The Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Two Roots activists – Antwan Saca, a Palestinian Christian and Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger, an Israeli settler – tell their personal stories and seek peace and justice for Palestinians and Israelis. Roots is a grassroots Palestinian and Israeli initiative for understanding, nonviolence and transformation. They work in both the Holy Land and the United States for education, dialogue, and action in service of peace with dignity for all.

To learn more about Roots, visit www.friendsofroots.net.

Contact: 
Eric Probola at eprobola@jfedpgh.org or 412.992.5247

03 Nov 2017

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Bassem "The Jon Steward of Egypt" Youssef

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 4:30pm to Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
Nittany Lion Inn Boardroom & the Lewis Katz Auditorium, University Park
Sponsored By: 
UPAC, The Department of African American Studies, Africana Research Center, African Studies Program, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of English, Department of History, Department of Sociology, Egyptian Student Association & more!

Join the Global Studies Center at The Pennsylvania State University for a weekend of free events with Bassem Youssef. On Friday we will enjoy the comedy stylings of Youssef in his "The Joke is Mightier Than The Sword" and on Saturday we will watch an exclusive film Screening of "Tickling Giants" followed by discussion with Youssef and the film's director Sara Taksler. A reception will follow. Please not that this event is free to the public and first come first serve. Get ready for some laughs!

13 Feb 2018

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Novel Ideas: Black History Month

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Downtown Pittsburgh YW
Sponsored By: 
Great Pittsburgh YW

Calling all book lovers and social justice changemakers! Join Novel Ideas, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s interactive, insightful book club with a focus on diverse, thought-provoking writers and subjects. Titles include non-fiction, fiction, graphic novels, and memoirs. Most are readily accessible, in various media forms, through our amazing regional libraries. Topics will range from current events and social movements to more personal glimpses of life and diverse people.

11 Oct 2017

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Novel Ideas: International Day of the Girl

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Downtown Pittsburgh YW
Sponsored By: 
YWCA Pittsburgh

Calling all book lovers and social justice changemakers! Join Novel Ideas, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s interactive, insightful book club with a focus on diverse, thought-provoking writers and subjects. Titles include non-fiction, fiction, graphic novels, and memoirs. Most are readily accessible, in various media forms, through our amazing regional libraries. Topics will range from current events and social movements to more personal glimpses of life and diverse people.

22 Sep 2017

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Halal-A-Palooza!

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
William Pitt Student Union, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Muslim Student Association, University of Pittsburgh

The Muslim Student Association at Pitt will host their annual Halal-A-Palozza. A celebration and cultural showcase event, where guests can experience different cultures, taste great food, and learn more about of Islam's far reach throughout the world.

Contact: 
Pitt MSA <pittmsa@gmail.com>

08 Oct 2016

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Halal-a-Palooza

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
William Pitt Union Ballroom, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Pitt Muslim Student Association

Halal-a-palooza is a cultural event that encompasses countries from around the world that has a Muslim population. Experience the different cultures, taste their food, and find out more about how Islam reached each country.

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