18 Jan

TMT Trio (U.S.)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for an evening of jazz with TMT Trio. TMT Trio is a collaborative avant-jazz group based between New York and Cleveland. The trio’s roots first sprouted in a tiny room of drummer Anthony Taddeo’s Brooklyn apartment where he, pianist Cat Toren, and saxophonist Angela Morris would play new compositions […]

2018-01-18 8 p.m. 2018-01-18 9:30 p.m. America/New_York TMT Trio (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, January 18, 2018

8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
21 Jan

Word Cellar Readings

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for an intimate evening of readings with exceptional writers—the first in a series of readings, co-curated by Pat Hart and Marc Nieson of the Free Association Reading Series. This event will be held downstairs in Alphabet City’s “word cellar.”  Featured Writers: Sheryl St. Germain’s poetry books include Making Bread […]

2018-01-21 5 p.m. 2018-01-21 6:30 p.m. America/New_York Word Cellar Readings 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, January 21, 2018

5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
22 Jan

Marcus Rediker (U.S.)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for a reading with Marcus Rediker as he presents his new book, The Fearless Benjamin Lay. In The Fearless Benjamin Lay, renowned historian Marcus Rediker chronicles the transatlantic life and times of a singular man—a Quaker dwarf who demanded the total, unconditional emancipation of all enslaved Africans around the world. Mocked and […]

2018-01-22 8 p.m. 2018-01-22 9:30 p.m. America/New_York Marcus Rediker (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, January 22, 2018

8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
24 Jan

Roger Humphries (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for an evening of jazz with local legend Roger Humphries! Featured musicians: Max Leake (piano) Dwayne Dolphin (bass) Ron Horton (trumpet) Lou Stellute (saxophone) Roger Humphries (drums) Roger  Humphries is rated by music critics as one of the most exciting percussionists in the business. He has provided the rhythmic beat […]

2018-01-24 8 p.m. 2018-01-24 10 p.m. America/New_York Roger Humphries (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
25 Jan

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare‘s profound musicianship, technical brilliance and charismatic presence on the podium has elevated him as one of the most sought after young conductors working regularly with the world’s leading orchestras. Join Rafael Payare, guest musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, as well as a few notable Venezuelan writers for a program that […]

2018-01-25 8 p.m. 2018-01-25 10 p.m. America/New_York The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, January 25, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
29 Jan

Sembène Film Festival: Black Girl (Senegal)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for a screening of Black Girl presented by Sembène – The Film & Art Festival. Ousmane Sembène made his feature debut in 1966 with the brilliant and stirring Black Girl. Sembène, who was also an acclaimed novelist in his native Senegal, transforms a deceptively simple plot—about a young Senegalese woman who moves […]

2018-01-29 7 p.m. 2018-01-29 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Black Girl (Senegal) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, January 29, 2018

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
31 Jan

Tony Campbell (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for an evening of jazz with Tony Campbell! Local Pittsburgher and Saxophonist Tony Campbell plays “straight ahead” jazz inspired by the legendary masters such as Coltrane, Parker, and Turrentine. In addition to performing regularly around town, Tony is actively involved with Jazz education. Featured musicians: Howie Alexander  (keys) Jevon […]

2018-01-31 8 p.m. 2018-01-31 10 p.m. America/New_York Tony Campbell (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
4 Feb

Reverso (U.S./France)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for an evening of jazz with Reverso!  Reverso, a new chamber jazz ensemble co-led by trombonist Ryan Keberle and pianist Frank Woeste, presents their new original work, “Suite Ravel”, in concert. “Suite Ravel” looks to bridge the divide between jazz and chamber music realized by an outstanding quartet which […]

2018-02-04 6 p.m. 2018-02-04 7:30 p.m. America/New_York Reverso (U.S./France) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, February 4, 2018

6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
6 Feb

Tom Sweterlitsch (U.S.)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for the book launch of The Gone World with author Tom Sweterlitsch.   “A mind-blowing fusion of science fiction, thriller, existential horror, and apocalyptic fiction…The power of this novel is two-fold: Sweterlitsch’s intricately plotted storyline will keep readers on the edges of their seats until the very last pages, […]

2018-02-06 8 p.m. 2018-02-06 9:30 p.m. America/New_York Tom Sweterlitsch (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
7 Feb

Jessica Lee (U.S.)

Join us for an evening of jazz with vocalist Jessica Lee & Mark Strickland as part of our Vocalist Series.  Jessica Lee is a professional Jazz & Blues vocalist, songwriter and recording artist with select songs from her solo albums currently showcased by EQ Music record label on multiple international vocal albums with other artists, such […]

2018-02-07 8 p.m. 2018-02-07 10 p.m. America/New_York Jessica Lee (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
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