Get Your Tickets for the 2015 Soul Café

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The Pittsburgh Black Media Federation’s 2015 Soul Café is set for Sept. 26.  The annual event brings out Pittsburgh’s finest musicians and spoken-word artists.  The Soul Café, which is a college scholarship fundraiser, also includes a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and an after-glow mixer.  To buy tickets or get more information, click here.
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Reserve Your Seats for HER: Dressed to Thrill

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The Pittsburgh Black Media Federation’s high-fashion show, HER: Dressed to Thrill, promises to deliver style and substance.  Set for 6 p.m. Oct. 12, the event will bring out fashion lovers, PBMF members and friends and others for a night to remember.
To reserve seats or get more information, click here.
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PBMF’s Aug. 17 Happy Hour to Celebrate Chapter of the Year Win

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You are invited to join the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation in its celebration of being named a 2015 Chapter of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists!  Mingle with us during happy hour at Steel Cactus Restaurant and Cantina in Shadyside from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17.  RSVP here.
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Congratulations to PBMF’s 2015 Frank Bolden Urban Journalism Workshop Graduates

Students and Co-director Olga George, front right, participate in PBMF’s 32nd annual Frank Bolden Urban Journalism Workshop at Point Park University.

 

PBMF congratulates the 24 graduates of its 32nd annual Frank Bolden Urban Journalism Workshop for teens.  During the workshop, which took place Aug. 1-8 at Point Park University, students produced projects in print, online, photo, radio and television journalism.  Check out their work here.
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Media Forum: “From Ferguson to Baltimore: How Facts, Fairness & Firsts Can Collide in Storytelling”

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PBMF will host a forum with journalists, community leaders and others on media coverage of minority communities and images.  The event, which will include a panel, will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. July 8, 2015, at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s East Liberty branch.  Refreshments will be served.  Register for a free ticket here.

 

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PBMF Summer Mixer on June 11

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You are cordially invited to join members of the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation and other professionals at a summer mixer from 5:30-9 p.m. June 11 at Savoy Restaurant in the Strip District.  Mingle in Savoy’s lounge and on the patio at this free #PBMF social event.  Tickets are required.  Register by June 10 here.
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PBMF to Kick Off Book Drive for Kids and Young Adults on May 9

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The Pittsburgh Black Media Federation is partnering with the Allegheny County Department of Human Services for PBMF’s second annual summer book drive – PBMF Reads: Project Book Bridge.  The book drive will kick off at the 12th Annual Celebration of Reading at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Homewood
on May 9.  For more information, click here.
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