August Wilson Center

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New Owners Have High Hopes For August Wilson Center

With the help of several foundations and a big contribution from city and county taxpayers the August Wilson Center is now under new ownership.

11/06/2014

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Bank Buys August Wilson Center For Under $2,000 At Sheriff’s Sale

The bank holding the delinquent mortgage on the debt-ridden August Wilson Center for African American Culture is now in control of the property following a sheriff’s sale on Monday.

11/03/2014

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August Wilson Center’s Fate Still Unresolved

A sheriff’s sale may still be the fate of Pittsburgh’s debt-ridden August Wilson Center for African American Culture.

11/02/2014

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Judge Expected To Approve August Wilson Sale Deal

An Allegheny County judge is expected to approve a deal by a consortium of charities to buy Pittsburgh’s August Wilson Center for $8.85 million.

10/20/2014

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August Wilson Center Sold

An agreement has been reached on the sale of the August Wilson Center.

09/29/2014

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August Wilson Center Looking To Learn From Past Mistakes

The August Wilson Center got national press for its incredible architecture, a stalwart structure in Downtown Pittsburgh reaching new heights for African American culture in the region.

09/03/2014

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August Wilson Center Hotel Plan In Limbo As Trial Looms Over Covenant Issues

During a Wednesday morning hearing, attorneys for the receiver that approved a plan to build a hotel on top of the August Wilson Center argued that the plan is still viable.

07/16/2014

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Highest Bidder’s Plan Includes Opening Luxury Hotel On Top Of August Wilson Center

Invited members of the community listened in this morning as financial advisors, lawyers and a planning group talked about the next steps in the buying process of the August Wilson Center.

04/29/2014

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Pittsburgh Foundation Submits Bid To Buy August Wilson Center

Gray skies are reflected in the glass, steel prow and sail of the August Wilson Center for African American Culture.

04/08/2014

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Pittsburgh International Children’s Festival 2014

The EQT Pittsburgh International Children’s Festival will be held Downtown for the first time this year.

03/13/2014

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Drops Idea Of Acquiring August Wilson Center

A western Pennsylvania school district has abandoned the idea of acquiring Pittsburgh’s struggling August Wilson Center for African American Culture.

02/28/2014

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Pittsburgh School Board Brainstorms Possible Future Uses Of August Wilson Center

Pittsburgh School Board member Mark Brentley told the conservator appointed by the courts to handle a possible sale of the August Wilson Center that at least an ad hoc committee of the board is interested in finding out what it would take to buy the facility.

01/31/2014

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Performing Arts Showcase Comes To Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A total of 450 producers, performers and agents from around the world have descended on Pittsburgh, hosted by the Pittsbukrgh Cultural Trust. Performances are being held at the Byham Theater and August […]

01/22/2014

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August Wilson Hopes To Draw Visitors With New Haiti Exhibit

This is not the Haiti that we see in network images of poverty and disaster.

01/20/2014

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August Wilson Center Granted Time For Financial Problems

An Allegheny County judge is giving all sides time to agree on someone who can run the August Wilson Center until its financial problems can be worked out.

11/07/2013

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