19 Nov

David Throckmorton and Space Exchange (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for an evening of jazz with David Throckmorton and Space Exchange as they play the music of Ornette Coleman. Pulitzer Prize-winning saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman spearheaded the “free jazz” movement of the 60s, coining the term itself on his 1961 album. Though this concert celebrates Coleman’s contribution to the evolution of […]

2017-11-19 6 p.m. 2017-11-19 8 p.m. America/New_York David Throckmorton and Space Exchange (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, November 19, 2017

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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20 Nov

Jamie Bennett, E.D. of Artplace America (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  How can the arts help create equitable, healthy, and sustainable futures? Creative placemaking is about getting artists and designers, community culture groups, arts research groups, cultural affairs offices, and arts organizations out of their silos and into the neighborhoods and regions around them. It has evolved significantly over the past decade.  In practice, concept, […]

2017-11-20 3:30 p.m. 2017-11-20 5:30 p.m. America/New_York Jamie Bennett, E.D. of Artplace America (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, November 20, 2017

3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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26 Nov

 Dwayne Dolphin (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for an evening of jazz with bassist Dwayne Dolphin! Local jazz stand out Dwayne Dolphin is a mainstay in the jazz scene, working with Pittsburgh greats such as Roger Humphries, Pete Henderson and Carl Arter. Throughout his career, Dolphin has had the opportunity to play and record with the “Who’s Who” […]

2017-11-26 5:30 p.m. 2017-11-26 7:30 p.m. America/New_York  Dwayne Dolphin (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, November 26, 2017

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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27 Nov

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (U.S.)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time)  Acclaimed opera and theater Director Sam Helfrich joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for the third in a series of innovative collaborations bringing to life great musical masterpieces through a provocative and modern-day lens.  Following acclaimed and widely successful staged interpretations of Handel’s Messiah, and Bach’s St. John Passion, Helfrich returns this season to illuminate the […]

2017-11-27 8 p.m. 2017-11-27 9:30 p.m. America/New_York The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, November 27, 2017

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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28 Nov

Etta Cox (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for an evening of jazz with Etta Cox! Etta Cox has been voted “Best Jazz Vocalist” in Pittsburgh for 8 consecutive years and has received the Harry Schwalb Award for Excellence in the Arts , was selected as one of the 25 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN IN PITTSBURGH by Pittsburgh Magazine […]

2017-11-28 8 p.m. 2017-11-28 10 p.m. America/New_York Etta Cox (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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30 Nov

Women of the World Poetry Slam

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  13 poets enter. One emerges victorious. The city will choose its representative for the 2018 Women of the World Poetry Slam in this 3 round slam. Event is open to everyone who enjoys an evening of poetry, rivalry, and revelry. Competition is limited to women and gender non binary individuals. Winner […]

2017-11-30 8 p.m. 2017-11-30 10 p.m. America/New_York Women of the World Poetry Slam 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, November 30, 2017

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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1 Dec

Alphabet City All-Stars: Back to Back! (U.S.)

Alphabet City All-Star jazz performers celebrate Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges in Back to Back!, a tribute concert.      Featured artists:  Paul Cosentino  (alto saxophone / clarinet) Jeff Bush (trombone) Dr. Alton Merrell (piano) Dwayne Dolphin (bass)

2017-12-01 8 p.m. 2017-12-01 America/New_York Alphabet City All-Stars: Back to Back! (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, December 1, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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4 Dec

Sembène Film Festival: Saxophone Colossus

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for a screening of Saxophone Colossus presented by Sembène – The Film & Art Festival. Tenor saxophone master Sonny Rollins has long been hailed as one of the most important artists in jazz history, and still, today, he is viewed as the greatest living jazz improviser.  Robert Mugge’s SAXOPHONE COLOSSUS is […]

2017-12-04 7 p.m. 2017-12-04 9 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Saxophone Colossus 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, December 4, 2017

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
4 Dec

French Conversation Group

(1 hr. approximate run time)  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 […]

2017-12-04 6 p.m. 2017-12-04 7 p.m. America/New_York French Conversation Group 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, December 4, 2017

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
9 Dec

Storytelling with Stacy Innerst

Bring the whole family to meet Golden Kite award-winning children’s book illustrator Stacy Innerst. Stacy Innerst’s unique style adds to biographies of a wide range of subjects. His art has represented George Girshwin, The Fab Four Beatles, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Levi Strauss to name a few. Stacy Innerst’s most recent book, Ruth Bader […]

2017-12-09 11:30 a.m. 2017-12-09 America/New_York Storytelling with Stacy Innerst 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, December 9, 2017

11:30 a.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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