–OneBillionRising wants your High Definition Photos and Videos
Sharifa Rhodes-PittTuesday, February 26th, at 8:30 PM in the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium.
Interview with Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-A00Agf0ByE&feature=endscreen&NR=1
Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts, nonfiction writer, is Pitt’s 2012-13 William Block Senior Writer, which recognizes the career accomplishments of fiction and nonfiction writers as well as poets. She will be reading at the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series.
This reading is free and is open to everyone.
Rhodes-Pitts is the author of Harlem is Nowhere: A Journey to the Mecca of Black America (Little, Brown and Company, 2011), which was named among the 100 Notable Books of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review.
Rhodes-Pitts has been honored with awards from the Rona Jaffe Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts and her work has appeared in such publications as Harper’s, Vogue, and Essence Magazine.
|4812 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15224|
Specifically to support Charmaine Pfender – who is sentenced to life for defending herself from a man who tried to rape her.
she has been in prison going on 30 years AND is suffering a very serious disease.
March 9th: One of Pittsburgh’s Rising Volunteer Awesome Dancer Stephanie will be performing!
||Come see a spectacular world dance show featuring some of Pittsburgh and the tri-state regions most talented artists featuring the phenomenal Malia Delapenia, artist, director of Hawaii’s best troupe, the Belly Dancers in Paradise, and star of her own educational belly dance series – Master your belly dance! Malia is a firecracker that will dazzle you! Also featured are several local and regional artists. There are just too many to mention!|
|Friday March 15th – Living Our Legacy New Voices Pittsburgh 9th Anniversary Celebration -8pm – 12am Location to be announced.
Tickets $25 – 50 Save the Date!
ONE BILLION RISING Documentary Call For Submissions
V-Day is creating a ONE BILLION RISING documentary project, and we are looking to include footage and high resolution photos of local events from all over the world.
If you filmed or photographed your event, we would love to see!
We will need the highest resolution files available shared with us via Dropbox. These can be RAW footage, edited pieces, single photographs or folders with multiple images.
Simply follow the instructions at our “Share Your One Billion Rising Media” pageand add the Dropbox link of your material in the provided field.
If your event imagery is chosen for the final ONE BILLION RISING documentary, you will be notified and credited, so make sure to include your full name as you wish to be credited and your contact details!
ONE BILLION RISING was the largest global action in history to end violence against women and girls, and, with your help, the world will see inside the ONE BILLION RISING activities that took place all over the planet!
If you do not have access to Dropbox, please email firstname.lastname@example.org