This week’s highlights include the “We Want The Funk” Festival and Sean Jones, both at AWC. First things first, though: if you missed the Betty Davis film’s world premiere in Pittsburgh earlier this year, then it is your must-see on 12/10 at City of Asylum. It is part of the acclaimed Sembène Film Festival. I just checked at 5am, and there are still free tickets available.
Betty’s impact on 70s funk, female independence in music making, and the advent of jazz fusion is huge. She is a de facto Pittsburgh Hall of Famer.