27 Sep

Jaimeo Brown: Americana Song with Jamaal May

Jaimeo Brown will perform African American songs, sampling spirituals and work songs and the earliest American music. Between sets, these musicians will also collaborate with Jamaal May and Adriana E. Ramírez for a jazz and poetry interlude.     Featured Musicians: Jaimeo Brown Drums and electronics  www.jaimeobrown.com Jaimeo Brown (pronounced jah-mayo) began his drum career at age 16 with […]

2018-09-27 7 p.m. 2018-09-27 9 p.m. America/New_York Jaimeo Brown: Americana Song with Jamaal May 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, September 27, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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28 Sep

Jaimeo Brown: Transcendence

Jazz has an indelible history of protest, and in a time of conflict and trouble, transcendence is recognition of the musician’s role as philosopher, and the potential of art to ask questions, build ideas and contribute to meaningful social change. If you want to know what is important to a people – listen to their […]

2018-09-28 7 p.m. 2018-09-28 9 p.m. America/New_York Jaimeo Brown: Transcendence 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, September 28, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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29 Sep

Jaimeo Brown: International Suite

The music of the trio takes root African American songs, sampling spirituals and work songs and inherently making international connections. Between sets, these musicians will also collaborate with Osama Alomar, Lauren Russell, Jenny Johnson and Javier Zamora for a jazz and poetry interlude.     Featured Musicians: Jaimeo Brown Drums and electronics  www.jaimeobrown.com Jaimeo Brown (pronounced jah-mayo) began […]

2018-09-29 7 p.m. 2018-09-29 9 p.m. America/New_York Jaimeo Brown: International Suite 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, September 29, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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4 Oct

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Join musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a Activism and Engagement, a program celebrating the eclectic work of Leonard Bernstein. Hosted by Associate Conductor of the PSO Andres Franco, this program will feature members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Local writers will complement the evening with readings responding to Bernstein’ unique character, identity, faith and social activism.   […]

2018-10-04 7 p.m. 2018-10-04 8:30 p.m. America/New_York The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, October 4, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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6 Oct

Jonathan Auxier

Join us for a reading with Jonathan Auxier, presenting his newest children’s book Sweep.   For nearly a century, Victorian London relied on “climbing boys”—orphans owned by chimney sweeps—to clean flues and protect homes from fire. The work was hard, thankless, and brutally dangerous. Eleven-year-old Nan Sparrow is quite possibly the best climber who ever lived—and […]

2018-10-06 3 p.m. 2018-10-06 4 p.m. America/New_York Jonathan Auxier 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, October 6, 2018

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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6 Oct

Doors Open Pittsburgh

Ever wonder “What’s in that building?”  Now you can find out! Be sure to check out the 3rd annual Doors Open Pittsburgh, as they provide the opportunity to explore and experience a collection of iconic building and newly designed spaces during the weekend of October 6 & 7, 2018. Explore an old bank vault, stand on […]

2018-10-06 1 p.m. 2018-10-06 4 p.m. America/New_York Doors Open Pittsburgh 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, October 6, 2018

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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7 Oct

Relatable: Empathy, Novels, and Picky Readers

Join us for Relatable: Empathy, Novels, and Picky Readers, a talk with Suzanne Keen as part of the CMU Humanities Festival.  This lecture centers on narrative empathy: the capacity of narrative fiction to invite readers into unfamiliar worlds, where they can be asked to share the imagined experiences, perspectives, and emotions of characters and other storyworld elements, where they […]

2018-10-07 6 p.m. 2018-10-07 7:30 p.m. America/New_York Relatable: Empathy, Novels, and Picky Readers 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, October 7, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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7 Oct

Doors Open Pittsburgh

Ever wonder “What’s in that building?”  Now you can find out! Be sure to check out the 3rd annual Doors Open Pittsburgh, as they provide the opportunity to explore and experience a collection of iconic building and newly designed spaces during the weekend of October 6 & 7, 2018. Explore an old bank vault, stand on stage […]

2018-10-07 1 p.m. 2018-10-07 4 p.m. America/New_York Doors Open Pittsburgh 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, October 7, 2018

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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8 Oct

The Rest I Make Up

Join us for a screening of The Rest I Make Up, presented by Women Make Movies and Real/Time Interventions. Maria Irene Fornes is one of America’s greatest playwrights and most influential teachers, but many only know her as the ex-lover of writer and social critic Susan Sontag. The visionary Cuban-American dramatist constructed astonishing worlds onstage and taught countless […]

2018-10-08 7 p.m. 2018-10-08 9 p.m. America/New_York The Rest I Make Up 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, October 8, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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10 Oct

Roger Humphries

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, Benny […]

2018-10-10 7 p.m. 2018-10-10 9 p.m. America/New_York Roger Humphries 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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