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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12 Oct

Dubravka Ugresic (Croatia)

Join us for a reading with Dubravka Ugresic as she presents her new release, American Fictionary.   In the midst of the Yugoslav wars of the early 1990s, Dubravka Ugresic—winner of the 2016 Neustadt International Prize for Literature—was invited to Middletown, Connecticut as a guest lecturer. A world away from the brutal sieges of Sarajevo and […]

2018-10-12 5:30 p.m. 2018-10-12 7 p.m. America/New_York Dubravka Ugresic (Croatia) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, October 12, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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13 Oct

Cuentos: Tales from the Latino World

Join us for an afternoon of family-friendly songs and storytelling with David Gonzalez as he presents Cuentos: Tales from the Latino World. Cuentos paints a vivid picture of the people and rich cultures of the Spanish-speaking world with colorful tales from the Caribbean, South America, and the Bronx. From the antics of the Puerto Rican anti-hero “Juan […]

2018-10-13 3 p.m. 2018-10-13 4 p.m. America/New_York Cuentos: Tales from the Latino World 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, October 13, 2018

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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14 Oct

 Free Association Reading Series

Join us for an intimate evening of readings with exceptional writers co-curated by Pat Hart and Marc Nieson of the Free Association Reading Series.    Featured Writers: Maggie Messitt is the author of The Rainy Season, longlisted for the 2016 Sunday Times Alan Paton Award in South Africa, where she was a journalist and editor for eight years. Since returning to […]

2018-10-14 6 p.m. 2018-10-14 7:30 p.m. America/New_York  Free Association Reading Series - Alphabet City

Sunday, October 14, 2018

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

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15 Oct

Power Struggle

Join us for a screening of Power Struggle presented by Remembering Hiroshima.  (Runtime: 104 minutes) Democracy prevails when a nuclear engineer turned whistle-blower, a 93-year old grandmother, and a scrappy new governor join forces with a dedicated array of citizen activists to accomplish a rare grassroots environmental victory in closing an aging nuclear reactor in […]

2018-10-15 7 p.m. 2018-10-15 9 p.m. America/New_York Power Struggle 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, October 15, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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16 Oct

Hearts & Minds

Join us for an evening of jazz with Hearts & Minds.    “…Drawing inspiration from the astral explorations of vintage Sun Ra but relocating them here in gritty Chicago.”— CHICAGO READER Hearts & Minds is a collective conceived by long-time collaborators Jason Stein (bass clarinet) and Paul Giallorenzo (synthesizer/e piano), joined by drummer Chad Taylor. Called a “singularly original unit gleefully trapezing between sound and […]

2018-10-16 7 p.m. 2018-10-16 9 p.m. America/New_York Hearts & Minds 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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21 Oct

Jenny Wilson Trio

Join us for an evening of jazz with the Jenny Wilson Trio! Lyrical, swinging, introspective and completely engaging- the Jenny Wilson Trio plays original music and select jazz standards from the classic and modern jazz repertoire.  On piano and vocals, Jenny provides the focal point for the group with support from husband and bassist Nathan […]

2018-10-21 6 p.m. 2018-10-21 8 p.m. America/New_York Jenny Wilson Trio 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, October 21, 2018

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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22 Oct

Sweet Country

Join us for a screening of Sweet Country, presented by Sembène – The Film & Art Festival. Runtime: 113min Languages:  English | Aboriginal Sweet Country is set in 1929, in Alice Springs, the Northern Territory in Central Australia and is based on true events. Sam, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works for a preacher in the outback of Australia’s Northern […]

2018-10-22 7 p.m. 2018-10-22 9 p.m. America/New_York Sweet Country 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, October 22, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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23 Oct

Remaking Post-Industrial Cities with Don Carter

Join us for a lecture by Prof. Don Carter on his book Remaking Post-Industrial Cities: Lessons from North America and Europe. Remaking Post-Industrial Cities: Lessons from North America and Europe examines the transformation of post-industrial cities after the precipitous collapse of big industry in the 1980s on both sides of the Atlantic, presenting a holistic approach […]

2018-10-23 7 p.m. 2018-10-23 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Remaking Post-Industrial Cities with Don Carter 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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