20 Feb

Min Jin Lee (South Korea/U.S.)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for a reading with best-selling author Min Jin Lee.   Min Jin Lee’s Pachinko is a finalist for the National Book Award, a national bestseller, a New York Times Editor’s Choice and an American Booksellers Association’s Indie Next Great Reads. It is an Amazon Top Ten Books of the month and […]

2018-02-20 8 p.m. 2018-02-20 9:30 p.m. America/New_York Min Jin Lee (South Korea/U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
21 Feb

Roger Humphries (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for an evening of jazz with local legend Roger Humphries! Roger  Humphries is rated by music critics as one of the most exciting percussionists in the business. He has provided the rhythmic beat for such greats as Ray Charles, Horace Silver, Richard “Groove” Holmes, Stanley Turrentine, James Moody, Lee Morgan, […]

2018-02-21 8 p.m. 2018-02-21 10 p.m. America/New_York Roger Humphries (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
25 Feb

Off Minor Jazz Series: Firm Roots

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for an evening of jazz with Firm Roots as part of our Off Minor Jazz Series. Firm Roots is a jazz sextet made up of some of the finest musicians from Pittsburgh, PA and the tri-state area.  In addition to being members of the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra, the members of FIRM […]

2018-02-25 6 p.m. 2018-02-25 8 p.m. America/New_York Off Minor Jazz Series: Firm Roots 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, February 25, 2018

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
26 Feb

Sembène Film Festival: Freedom Never Dies (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for a screening of Freedom Never Dies: The Legacy of Harry T. Moore  presented by Sembène – The Film & Art Festival. In 1951 after celebrating Christmas Day, civil rights activist Harry T. Moore and his wife Harriette retired to bed in their white frame house tucked inside a small orange […]

2018-02-26 7 p.m. 2018-02-26 9 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Freedom Never Dies (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, February 26, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
27 Feb

Anna Bikont (Poland)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for a reading with Anna Bikont who will presenting her work of historical journalism The Crime and the Silence: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne.  The Crime and the Silence: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne is a monumental work of nonfiction on a wartime atrocity, its sixty-year denial, […]

2018-02-27 8 p.m. 2018-02-27 9:30 p.m. America/New_York Anna Bikont (Poland) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
28 Feb

Daughters of the Dust

(2 hrs. approximate run time) Join us for a screening of Daughters of the Dust, presented in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Humanities Festival (a production of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and the Humanities Center of Carnegie Mellon University).   At the dawn of the 20th century, a multi-generational family in the Gullah community on the Sea Islands off […]

2018-02-28 7 p.m. 2018-02-28 9 p.m. America/New_York Daughters of the Dust 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
1 Mar

Joe Policastro Trio (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for an evening of jazz with the Joe Policastro Trio celebrating their new album Screen Sounds, a unique take on the music of screen and television.    “The group’s terrific new album, Screen Sounds, applies a diversity of approaches to all kinds of source material, consistently retaining the essence of the […]

2018-03-01 8 p.m. 2018-03-01 10 p.m. America/New_York Joe Policastro Trio (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, March 1, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
5 Mar

Sembène Film Festival: Sisters In Law (Cameroon)

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for a screening of Sisters In Law presented by Sembène – The Film & Art Festival. Winner of the Prix Art et Essai at the Cannes Film Festival and screened to acclaim at more than 120 festivals around the world, SISTERS IN LAW is the bestselling documentary from internationally renowned director Kim […]

2018-03-05 7 p.m. 2018-03-05 9 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Sisters In Law (Cameroon) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, March 5, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
6 Mar

Bill Evans: Time Remembered (U.S.)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time) Join us for a screening of Bill Evans: Time Remembered presented by the director of the film, Bruce Spiegel. The film will be followed by a Q&A with the director.   In the late 50’s in the last great surge of innovation in Jazz, Bill Evans came on the scene and changed the […]

2018-03-06 7 p.m. 2018-03-06 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Bill Evans: Time Remembered (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
7 Mar

Roger Humphries (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for an evening of jazz with local legend Roger Humphries! RHRoger Humphries is rated by music critics as one of the most exciting percussionists in the business. He has provided the rhythmic beat for such greats as Ray Charles, Horace Silver, Richard “Groove” Holmes, Stanley Turrentine, James Moody, Lee […]

2018-03-07 8 p.m. 2018-03-07 10 p.m. America/New_York Roger Humphries (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
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