6 Mar

Bill Evans: Time Remembered (U.S.)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time) Join us for a screening of Bill Evans: Time Remembered presented by the director of the film, Bruce Spiegel. The film will be followed by a Q&A with the director.   In the late 50’s in the last great surge of innovation in Jazz, Bill Evans came on the scene and changed the […]

2018-03-06 7 p.m. 2018-03-06 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Bill Evans: Time Remembered (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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7 Mar

Roger Humphries (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for an evening of jazz with local legend Roger Humphries! RHRoger 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 […]

2018-03-07 8 p.m. 2018-03-07 10 p.m. America/New_York Roger Humphries (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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9 Mar

Etta Cox (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time) Join us for an evening of jazz with Etta Cox as part of our Vocalist Series! 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 […]

2018-03-09 8 p.m. 2018-03-09 10 p.m. America/New_York Etta Cox (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, March 9, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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11 Mar

Desertion Trio (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for an evening of jazz with Desertion Trio.  Desertion Trio is the creation of guitarist/composer Nick Millevoi (Chris Forsyth and the Solar Motel Band, John Zorn, Many Arms). The band fearlessly explores the history of instrumental electric guitar music and throws it in a blender, creating an explosion of […]

2018-03-11 6 p.m. 2018-03-11 8 p.m. America/New_York Desertion Trio (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, March 11, 2018

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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13 Mar

“A Stranger I Arrived, A Stranger I Departed”: Winter’s Journey in Poetry and Song

(2 hrs. approximate run time)  With its themes of alienation, exile, obsession, and lost love, Franz Schubert’s great 19th-century song cycle Winterreise (Winter’s Journey) speaks to our current social and political moment in moving and startling ways.  Three Pittsburgh poets (Lori Jakiela, Sheila Carter-Jones, Adriana E. Ramirez) will give readings of new work responding to the first twelve […]

2018-03-13 8 p.m. 2018-03-13 10 p.m. America/New_York “A Stranger I Arrived, A Stranger I Departed”: Winter’s Journey in Poetry and Song 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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15 Mar

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time) In honor of Women’s History Month, join the musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (lead by Christine Hestwood) for a program celebrating female artists. Inspiration and Tenacity features the world premier of Philadelphia composer Jennifer Higdon‘s Tuba Concerto as well as a selection of female writers responding to the issues of […]

2018-03-15 8 p.m. 2018-03-15 9:30 p.m. America/New_York The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, March 15, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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16 Mar

ClayVoiceRomania, Curated by Vlad Basarab (Romania)

Join us for a reception and artist talk with Romanian ceramics artist/curator Vlad Basarab. His exhibit ClayVoiceRomania will be on display at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City from March 13th to 18th. ClayVoiceRomania, Curator Vlad Basarab presents a survey of contemporary Romanian ceramics focusing on 10 active contemporary Romanian ceramics artists coming from various demographic areas of […]

2018-03-16 6 p.m. 2018-03-16 8 p.m. America/New_York ClayVoiceRomania, Curated by Vlad Basarab (Romania) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, March 16, 2018

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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19 Mar

Shobha Rao (India/U.S.)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time)  Join us for a reading with Shobha Rao (India/U.S.) who will read from her forthcoming work Girls Burn Brighter. Poornima and Savitha have three strikes against them: they are poor, they are ambitious, and they are girls.  When a devastating act of cruelty drives Savitha away, Poornima leaves behind everything she has […]

2018-03-19 8 p.m. 2018-03-19 9:30 p.m. America/New_York Shobha Rao (India/U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, March 19, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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20 Mar

Jonathan Finlayson (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time) Join us for an evening of jazz with Jonathan Finlayson and his quintet.   “Through the tricky patterns, sudden thematic shifts and stylistic swaps on Jonathan Finlayson’s impressive debut album, one thing remains constant: the cool sense of refinement he brings to the music.”– Jazz Times “He breathes fire, but displays […]

2018-03-20 8 p.m. 2018-03-20 10 p.m. America/New_York Jonathan Finlayson (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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21 Mar

Stories That Heal

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time) Join us for the premier event in NAMI’s Stories That Heal reading series—featuring Listen, Lucy and founder, Jordan Corcoran!  Stories That Heal is a series that highlights local authors who live with and/or have a loved one who lives with mental health conditions. Their stories of lived experience promote empathy, […]

2018-03-21 8 p.m. 2018-03-21 9 p.m. America/New_York Stories That Heal 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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