Free Harambee Black Arts Festival spotlights Homewood

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WHAT: Harambee Black Arts Festival
WHERE: 7100 block of Kelly Street
WHEN: August 3, 4, 5; times vary

Why You Should Go:

All weekend, Pittsburgh’s Homewood neighborhood is hosting its longstanding Harambee Black Arts Festival. The annual cultural showcase promotes community togetherness, provides a platform for Black artists to market their work and supports economic and social development.

Highlights include the Good Food Fest, health and wellness workshops and garden tours. The weekend will also feature a mobile art gallery, Children’s Village activities and performances by the Bill Henry Band, Reed Dance and Funky Fly Project. Don’t miss the kick-off parade August 3 at Westinghouse High School.

Launched in 1967 as a first-of-its-kind event, Harambee was once the country’s third largest Black Arts Festival.

Explore Homewood more at the NEXTneighborhood events August 18 and 19.

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