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culture by providing places and products for the appreciation and
development of art and intellect.

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Friday April 11, 2003
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Bamil*s Happy Hour
SoHo in Market Square [Downtown]
6pm until 9pm


Friday April 11, 2003
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Carnegie Mellon University
[Hip Hop]
Liberation
Unknown Prose
Knew2Life
At The Underground [Corner of Forbes and Murray]
7pm-10pm | Free


Friday April 11, 2003
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The All-Is-On Project presents

The Last Shot
DJs B-Bonics, Phinesse, Drake Steelz, and Donsville
Metropol 1800 Smallman
9pm to 2am
18 +


Saturday April 12, 2003
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Carnegie Mellon University

Jurassic 5
On Campus behind The University Center
Free


April 11-13, 2003
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Hope Academy's performance of "A Thousand Cranes" this weekend.

Kelly-Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty
Tickets are $5 and are available at the door one hour before
performances.
Friday and Saturday at 8 pm; Sunday at 3 pm

For more information, visit www.HopeAcademy.info


Sunday April 13, 2003
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Pittsburgh Poets for Peace Poetry Reading
Kelly-Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty | at 4:30 pm

Pittsburgh Poets for Peace -- Toi Derricotte, Terrance Hayes and Mike
Schneider -- will read from their works following the 3pm matinee
performance of the play "A Thousand Cranes". The poetry reading is
free.


Tuesday April 15th, 2003
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Suncrumbs' Pittsburgh Poetry Slam

GRAND SLAM:
Top poets from year's qualifying rounds compete to represent
Pittsburgh at National and regional poetry competitions.

$ 5 suggested donation
Shadow Lounge (5972 Baum Blvd.)
@ 8pm | for more info
completely_unhinged@yahoo.com
call (412) 363-8277


March 20- May 11, 2003
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[Great Show!  Strongly Advised!]
Birdie Blue
City Theatre
1300 Bingham and 13th Street, South Side
Tues. thru Fri., 8PM; Sat., 5:30PM & 9PM; Sun., 2PM

Playwright Cheryl L. West uses the anniversary of Martin Luther King,
Jr.'s assassination to start her poignant and funny new play starring
Soul Food's Irma P. Hall and veteran actor Ernest Perry, Jr.
412-431-CITY
www.citytheatrecompany.org
Ticket Price $25 to $35


Saturday April 12, 2003
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Final BEAM CD release party

12th Pittsburgh Deli Company | Shadyside 


Saturday April 12, 2003
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Access Magazine and Authentic Recordings presents
Battle of the Groups

Mr. Smalls
400 Lincoln Avenue
Millvale | 412.821.4447
Doors open @ 8pm | Battle begins @ 9pm
$10 admission


Friday April 18, 2003
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The BridgeSpotters Collective presents

The Midnight Espresso Series [MES]
*a synergy of the arts and nightlife*

Vibe:  African-Americano
Feature:  Roll Call: poems against police brutality

Penn Theatre
4809 Penn Avenue
412.441.2213
9:09pm to 2:09am
$10 | $8 with college i.d.
$3 cork fee | BYOWine