22 Sep

Jazz Poetry Month: Waclaw Zimpel (Poland) plus Featured Poets

Join us for an evening of international jazz with clarinetist Wacław Zimpel (Poland). Between sets, Wacław will also collaborate with exiled writer-in-residence Osama Alomar (Syria), Maung Day (Myanmar) from the University of Iowa’s International Writers Program and Cave Canem co-founder Toi Derricotte for a jazz and poetry interlude.   Featured Musician: Classically trained clarinetist and composer, Wacław Zimpel is one of […]

2017-09-22 9 p.m. 2017-09-22 America/New_York Jazz Poetry Month: Waclaw Zimpel (Poland) plus Featured Poets 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, September 22, 2017

9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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23 Sep

Jazz Poetry Month: LAM (Poland) plus Featured Poets

Join us for an evening of international jazz with LAM (Poland). Between sets, the musicians of LAM will also collaborate with Kinga Tóth (Hungary), Maung Day (Myanmar) and Matjaž Pikalo (Slovenia) from the University of Iowa’s International Writers Program for a jazz and poetry interlude.     LAM, a trio led by Warsaw-based Polish clarinetist Wacław Zimpel, is a […]

2017-09-23 7 p.m. 2017-09-23 America/New_York Jazz Poetry Month: LAM (Poland) plus Featured Poets 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, September 23, 2017

7 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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24 Sep

Jazz Poetry Month: Hubert Zemler & Krzysztof Dys (Poland) plus Sandra Cisernos and Featured Poets

Join us for an evening of international jazz with Hubert Zemler & Krzysztof Dys (Poland). Between solo sets, these musicians will also collaborate with National Medal of the Arts winner Sandra Cisneros and Matjaž Pikalo (Slovenia) from the University of Iowa’s International Writers Program for a jazz and poetry interlude.     Featured Musicians: Hubert Zemler is a drummer, composer […]

2017-09-24 7 p.m. 2017-09-24 America/New_York Jazz Poetry Month: Hubert Zemler & Krzysztof Dys (Poland) plus Sandra Cisernos and Featured Poets 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, September 24, 2017

7 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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30 Sep

Jazz Poetry Month: Tim Berne Trio plus Tracy K. Smith and Featured Poets

Join us for an evening of jazz with the Tim Berne Trio! Between sets, the musicians will also collaborate with Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith and exiled writer-in-residence Tuhin Das (Bangladesh) for a jazz and poetry interlude.   Featured Musicians: The compositions of iconic saxophonist/bandleader Tim Berne have earned renown for their intensely kinetic, dizzyingly […]

2017-09-30 9 p.m. 2017-09-30 America/New_York Jazz Poetry Month: Tim Berne Trio plus Tracy K. Smith and Featured Poets 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, September 30, 2017

9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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1 Oct

Jazz Poetry Month: Tim Berne & Matt Mitchell plus Featured Poets

Join us for an evening of jazz with solo performances from Tim Berne & Matt Mitchell! Between sets, the musicians will also collaborate with poets Natalie Diaz and Lynn Emanuel for a jazz and poetry interlude.   Featured Musicians: The compositions of iconic saxophonist/bandleader Tim Berne have earned renown for their intensely kinetic, dizzyingly intricate quality […]

2017-10-01 7 p.m. 2017-10-01 America/New_York Jazz Poetry Month: Tim Berne & Matt Mitchell plus Featured Poets 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, October 1, 2017

7 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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3 Oct

Etta Cox (U.S.)

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 , voted Performer […]

2017-10-03 8 p.m. 2017-10-03 America/New_York Etta Cox (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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4 Oct

Imbolo Mbue (Cameroon)

Join us for a reading with PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author Imbolo Mbue who will present selections from her debut novel Behold the Dreamers, a recent Oprah Book Club pick.  Imbolo Mbue is a native of Limbe, Cameroon. She holds a B.S. from Rutgers University and an M.A. from Columbia University. A resident of the United States for over a decade, she lives […]

2017-10-04 8 p.m. 2017-10-04 America/New_York Imbolo Mbue (Cameroon) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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8 Oct

Joel Pace Organ Trio (U.S.)

Join us for an evening of jazz with the Joel Pace Organ Trio! The Joel Pace Organ Trio plays jazz in the style popularized by the great organ groups of the 1950’s and 60’s. Groups led by organists such as Jimmy Smith, Jack McDuff, Jimmy McGriff and Groove Holmes and guitarists like Wes Montgomery, Grant Green […]

2017-10-08 8 p.m. 2017-10-08 America/New_York Joel Pace Organ Trio (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, October 8, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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9 Oct

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 […]

2017-10-09 6 p.m. 2017-10-09 America/New_York French Conversation Group 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, October 9, 2017

6 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
10 Oct

Eileen Myles (U.S.)

Join us for a reading with Eileen Myles who will be reading from their new book Afterglow (a dog memoir).  In 1990, Myles chose Rosie from a litter on the street, and their connection instantly became central to the writer’s life and work. During the course of their sixteen years together, Myles was madly devoted to […]

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

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
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