18 Jul

PechaKucha

PechaKucha Nights are informal, fun gatherings held in more than 900 cities world-wide, where creative people share their ideas, works and thoughts in a 20×20 format; a presentation style with 20 images that advance automatically for 20 seconds each, as the presenter talks along with the images. Doors open at 5 pm.  PechaKucha Presentations start at 7 pm. Enjoy great […]

2017-07-18 7 p.m. 2017-07-18 America/New_York PechaKucha 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

7 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
19 Jul

Richie Cole Alto Madness Quartet (U.S.)

Join us for a concert featuring Richie Cole and the Alto Madness Quartet! Featured musicians: Richie Cole – Alto Saxophone Reid Hoyson – Drums Ava Lintz – Bass Kevin Moore – Piano Richie Cole started playing alto saxophone when he was 10 years old in his home town of Trenton, New Jersey. Influenced by Sonny […]

2017-07-19 8 p.m. 2017-07-19 America/New_York Richie Cole Alto Madness Quartet (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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20 Jul

Akhil Sharma (India)

Join us for a reading with Akhil Sharma (India). Akhil will be reading from his highly-anticipated novel A Life of Adventure and Delight.   From the award-winning author of Family Life comes A Life of Adventure and Delight, an engrossing window into the Indian experience at home and abroad. Akhil Sharma’s deeply perceptive collection of short […]

2017-07-20 8 p.m. 2017-07-20 America/New_York Akhil Sharma (India) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, July 20, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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25 Jul

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, […]

2017-07-25 8 p.m. 2017-07-25 America/New_York Roger Humphries (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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27 Jul

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 […]

2017-07-27 8 p.m. 2017-07-27 America/New_York Melba Janneth Rey Rey (Colombia) 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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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

more info Free RSVP
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

more info Free RSVP
18 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 […]

2017-08-18 7 p.m. 2017-08-18 America/New_York ReelQ: Circumstance (Iran) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, August 18, 2017

7 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
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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15 Oct

William Wall (Ireland)

Join us for a reading with award-winning, internationally-acclaimed poet and writer William Wall (Ireland).   William Wall was born in Cork, Ireland, and grew up in the coastal village of Whitegate. He is the 2017 winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize from the University of Pittsburgh Press, for his short fiction collection The Islands. […]

2017-10-15 8 p.m. 2017-10-15 America/New_York William Wall (Ireland) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, October 15, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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