DUSTY BAKER (Courier Photo/J.L. Martello) May 31 marked the beginning of the festivities celebrating another African-American heritage celebration at PNC Park. I was pleasantly surprised to see so many African-American “families” together not only just out to take in a ballgame but to enjoy themselves as a unit.
Daily Archive: June 6, 2013
LET THE SHOW BEGIN—Sponsor, board members and participants of the 37th Annual Business Opportunity of the Western Pennsylvania Minority Supplier Development Council cut the ribbon…
NATHAN DAVIS (Photo Credit: CIDDE) by Sharon S. Blake (This article was reprinted from the May 28, 2013, issue of the Pitt Chronicle.) University of Pittsburgh Professor of Music Nathan Davis, founder and director of the Pitt Jazz Studies Program and the long-running annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, is retiring from the University effective June 28, 2013, it has been announced by N. John Cooper, the Bettye J. and Ralph E. Baily Dean of Pitt’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.
COLLABORATION—Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on stage and Wilkinsburg community choir below. (Photo by J.L. Martello) The decade-long partnership between the Wilkinsburg School District and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Community Engagement Concert for the Community has been beneficial for students, educators and musicians alike.