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Hispanic Leaders Gathering

  • 18-Jan-2019

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The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is holding an invite-only Hispanic Leaders Gathering.


The purpose of this meeting is for the Latinx nonprofit leaders to discuss how we can best support one another and work together to drive the Latinx community forward socially, economically, etc. ! It is our firm belief that there is strength in numbers and that we must unite in order to have a voice in our city.


Following the meeting you are invited to attend a special showing of "Where Did We Sit On The Bus?" (written and performed by a Latino about the struggles of being a second-generation Hispanic living in the United States- more information below).


Meeting Time: 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

Showtime: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (90 min ) 


Location: City Theater - 1300 Bingham St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203


We will have representatives from the following organizationsCenter for Latin American Studies, Hispanic Chamber (PMAHCC), Hispanic Development Corporation (PHDC), Latin American Cultural Union (LACU), Casa San Jose, Latino Family Center, Latino Community Center, Duquesne Small Business Development Center, Change Agency, Alpfa, Colombia En Pittsburgh, COESA, Next Act Fund, Escuela Arcoiris, Barrio Latino Radio (CMU), Coro Latinoamericano, the Cultural Trust, PHDC & 296Plus. 

 

This meeting is by invite only and limited to only and limited to only 20 leaders of Hispanic and Hispanic-related nonprofit organizations.


Additional Tickets are NOT AVAILABLE for this private, sneak-peek, screening of the show.


City Theater's bar will be open should you wish to purchase beverages during the meeting and prior to the show.


The event is FREE however, we will be accepting donations for the food that will be provided by PMAHCC. 


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Parking is available in the City Theater parking located diagonally across the street from the theater for $9. Street parking is also available.


 

ABOUT THE SHOW:  

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By Brian Quijada

Directed by Chay Yew

 

January 19 – February 24, 2019

 

With pulsing rhythms and original rhymes set to a live, looped soundtrack, Brian Quijada stages a hip-hop autobiography about falling in love with performance, the power of family, and growing up Latinx in a world that categorizes everyone in black and white. 

 

¿Dónde nos sentamos en el autobús?

Por Brian Quijada

Dirigida por Chay Yew

 

19 de enero - 24 de febrero de 2019

 

Con ritmos palpitantes y rimas originales en una banda sonora en vivo y en bucle, Brian Quijada presenta una autobiografía de hip-hop sobre enamorarse con las presentaciones en vivo, el poder de la familia y cómo es crecer en Latinx en un mundo que clasifica a todos solo de blanco y negro.

 

For more information/tickets: http://www.citytheatrecompany.org/play/where-did-we-sit-on-the-bus/

 

You may contact Nikki Battestilli ( City Theatre, Marketing Director) for questions regarding group rates and other inquiries at nbattestilli@citytheatrecompany.org or 412-431-4400 ext 230.


For additional information: Dress Rehearsal Details_PMAHCC.docx

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We thank City Theater for graciously donating the space, show tickets and promoting Hispanic-American culture through choosing to show "Where Did We Sit On The Bus?".


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Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 

One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street, Suite 4300  Pittsburgh PA 15219 U.S.A.

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Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization 

One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street, Suite 4300  Pittsburgh PA 15219 U.S.A.
Phone: (412) 577-4008  Fax: (412) 255-3701 ● email: chamber@pmahcc.org

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