27 Jul

PEN America Town Hall Meeting

Join PEN America representatives Julie Trébault and Rebecca Stump to discuss new initiatives by PEN America, including the Artists at Risk Connection, new regional programming, and more! City Of Asylum President, R. Henry Reese, will be on hand to explore upcoming partnerships and initiatives between City of Asylum and PEN America. Non-members who are curious […]

2017-07-27 8 p.m. 2017-07-27 America/New_York PEN America Town Hall Meeting 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, July 27, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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1 Aug

Melba Janneth Rey Rey (Colombia)

Join us for a night of traditional Colombian harp music and singing!  Melba Janneth Rey Rey, Colombian Harpist, discovered her passion for harp music at the age of ten while attending the academy of Joropo & Arpa. Under the tutelage of maestro Hildo Ariel Aguirre Daza she studied the Colombovenezuelan and Colombian genre of traditional […]

2017-08-01 8 p.m. 2017-08-01 America/New_York Melba Janneth Rey Rey (Colombia) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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7 Aug

French Conversation Group

Do you want to maintain or perfect your French? Do you like lively conversation? Well, come join us for conversation in a welcoming environment where we’ll speak 100% in French. Proficiency in the language is required. Vous voulez maintenir ou perfectionner vos compétences en français ? Vous aimez la conversation pétillante ? Alors, venez-vous joindre […]

2017-08-07 6 p.m. 2017-08-07 America/New_York French Conversation Group 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, August 7, 2017

6 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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8 Aug

Roger Humphries (U.S.)

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, Dr. Billy Taylor, […]

2017-08-08 8 p.m. 2017-08-08 America/New_York Roger Humphries (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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10 Aug

Sembène Film Festival: Come Back, Africa (South Africa)

Join us for a screening of the film Come Back, Africa presented by the Sembène Film Festival. Come Back, Africa chronicles the life of Zachariah, a black South African living under the rule of the harsh apartheid government in 1959.  Lionel Rogosin’s film was made secretly in order to portray the true conditions of life in South Africa […]

2017-08-10 7 p.m. 2017-08-10 America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Come Back, Africa (South Africa) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, August 10, 2017

7 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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11 Aug

DTC Organ Trio

Join us for an evening of jazz with the DTC Organ Trio! DTC is a musical collective formed by musicians David “Throck” Throckmorton (drums), Dan Wilson (guitar), and Cliff Barnes (organ). The group was formed in the winter of 2014 when the trio played one unrehearsed show and discovered a rare and exciting chemistry. DTC plays […]

2017-08-11 8 p.m. 2017-08-11 America/New_York DTC Organ Trio 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, August 11, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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13 Aug

Steps in Motion: a North Side Animation

Neighbors on the North Side come together to bring a neglected greenway to life in an animated film!   Join us to see animated organic forms grow up the steps to lead the viewer and walker up, into, and through nature to the accompaniment of reminiscence from residents of Arch Court Senior Living and the […]

2017-08-13 3 p.m. 2017-08-13 America/New_York Steps in Motion: a North Side Animation 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, August 13, 2017

3 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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15 Aug

ReelQ: Circumstance (Iran)

Join us for a screening of Circumstance (Iran) presented by ReelQ & Silk Screen. Winner of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award, Circumstance is a provocative coming-of-age story that cracks open the hidden, underground world of Iranian youth culture filled with sex, drugs and defiance. From filmmaker Maryam Keshavarz, this suspenseful tale of love and defiance unfolds […]

2017-08-15 7 p.m. 2017-08-15 America/New_York ReelQ: Circumstance (Iran) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

7 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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16 Aug

The Bridge Series (Satellite Event)

The Bridge Series is a new series uniting the Pittsburgh literary and activist communities to raise awareness and funds for local organizations. Each installment features writers from Pittsburgh and beyond and features a special guest organization, with proceeds from the evening going directly to that organization. All Bridge Series events have a $5 cover. The […]

2017-08-16 8 p.m. 2017-08-16 America/New_York The Bridge Series (Satellite Event) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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19 Aug

Zen Studies Series: Kotoku Ray Crivello (U.S.)

Join us for Practicing the Buddha Way with Zen Priest Kotoku Ray Crivello. This second session will focus on: The Paramitas or Perfections The Four Abodes The Fundamentals of Mindfulness and Meditation Time for discussion and Zazen meditation will be included. No advanced knowledge necessary. COA is hosting. (COA is not charging). Two seminar classes $25 each […]

2017-08-19 11:30 a.m. 2017-08-19 1 p.m. America/New_York Zen Studies Series: Kotoku Ray Crivello (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, August 19, 2017

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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