23 May

Stories That Heal: K. Rose Quayle

(1 hr. approximate run time) Join us for the second event in NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania’s Stories That Heal reading series—featuring K. Rose Quayle.  K. Rose Quayle writes on the chaos of mental illness in a world that prizes order and self-control. First committed at the age of 15, she embraces bipolar disorder and delights in the humor of being crazy. In her […]

2018-05-23 7 p.m. 2018-05-23 8 p.m. America/New_York Stories That Heal: K. Rose Quayle 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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24 May

ReelQ: Trembling Before G-d

Join us for a screening of Trembling Before G-d, presented by ReelQ.  Shot in six countries, this documentary shatters assumptions about faith, sexuality, and religious fundamentalism. Built around intimately-told personal stories of Hasidic and Orthodox Jews who are gay or lesbian, the film portrays a group of people who face a profound dilemma – how to […]

2018-05-24 7 p.m. 2018-05-24 9 p.m. America/New_York ReelQ: Trembling Before G-d 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, May 24, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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27 May

Off Minor Jazz Series: 1, 2 & 3

(2 hrs. approximate run time) Join us for an evening of jazz with Erik Lawrence, Tony DePaolis and Thomas Wendt as part of the Off Minor Jazz Series.  This trio will explore three avenues of musical expression: trio, duo and solo. Drawing from different composers in the Jazz canon, they will offer a unique take on […]

2018-05-27 6 p.m. 2018-05-27 8 p.m. America/New_York Off Minor Jazz Series: 1, 2 & 3 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, May 27, 2018

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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30 May

Lou Stellute & Friends (U.S.)

(2 hrs. approximate run time) Join us for an evening of jazz with Lou Stellute & Friends. Lou Stellute & Friends will perform an eclectic mix of true, improvisational jazz. The music will be taken from the entire genre of the jazz spectrum. It will be a mix of free improvisations and a reworking of […]

2018-05-30 8 p.m. 2018-05-30 10 p.m. America/New_York Lou Stellute & Friends (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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31 May

Chuck Kinder

Join us for the book launch of Hot Jewels, Chuck Kinder’s second collection of poetry on Six Gallery Press, and a celebration of the author’s life and work. Chuck will be here via Skype, with other poets taking the Alphabet City stage for a series of live poetry readings. Other Featured Writers: Scott Silsbe Michael […]

2018-05-31 8 p.m. 2018-05-31 9:30 p.m. America/New_York Chuck Kinder 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, May 31, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
1 Jun

Party Knüllers X Jaimie Branch (U.S./Norway)

Join us for an evening of jazz with Party Knüllers X Jaimie Branch. Described by The Wire as ” . . . mischievous gremlins at play . . . ,” Party Knüllers (Stoli L. Sozzleberg, drums, and Fred Lonberg-Holm, cello and electronics) was formed in 2013.  The duo has recorded and performed around the US and Europe both on […]

2018-06-01 8 p.m. 2018-06-01 10 p.m. America/New_York Party Knüllers X Jaimie Branch (U.S./Norway) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, June 1, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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5 Jun

Kenia Ashby

(2 hrs. approximate run time) Join us for an evening of jazz with Kenia Ashby as part of our Vocalist Series. Kenia Ashby‘s voice embodies the best of the Brazilian sound –deep and sultry, richly diverse, unexpectedly explosive. She is renowned for her ability to translate the complex rhythms of her Brazilian homeland into jazzy creations. […]

2018-06-05 8 p.m. 2018-06-05 10 p.m. America/New_York Kenia Ashby 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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12 Jun

Sembène Film Festival: Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars (Sierra Leone)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time) Join us for a screening of Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars presented by Sembène – The Film & Art Festival. Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars tells the uplifting story of a group of six Sierra Leonean musicians who came together to form a band while living as refugees in the Republic of Guinea. […]

2018-06-12 7 p.m. 2018-06-12 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars (Sierra Leone) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
13 Jun

Roger Humphries & RH Factor

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

2018-06-13 8 p.m. 2018-06-13 10 p.m. America/New_York Roger Humphries & RH Factor 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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14 Jun

Cave Canem Poets

Enjoy an evening of poetry with acclaimed poets and 2018 Cave Canem faculty members Chris Abani, Robin Coste Lewis, and Amber Flora Thomas!   Featured Writers:  Chris Abani is the recipient of the 2008 PEN USA Freedom-to-Write Award for his novel Song for Night. Nigerian-born Chris Abani has published seven books of poems and six works of fiction. About his most recent […]

2018-06-14 7:30 2018-06-14 9:30 America/New_York Cave Canem Poets 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, June 14, 2018

7:30 - 9:30

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
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