17 Nov

Storytelling with Charlotte Blake Alston

Join us for a family-friendly afternoon of storytelling with Charlotte Blake Alston.  Charlotte Blake Alston performs in venues throughout North America and abroad. Venues are wide and include the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Smithsonian Institution, the Kimmel Center, the Women of the World Festival in Cape Town, South Africa, prisons, detention […]

2018-11-17 3 p.m. 2018-11-17 4 p.m. America/New_York Storytelling with Charlotte Blake Alston 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, November 17, 2018

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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18 Nov

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: Richard St. John‘s most recent book of poems, Each Perfected Name, was released in 2015 by Truman State University Press. His long poem, Shrine, appeared as a chapbook in […]

2018-11-18 5 p.m. 2018-11-18 6:30 p.m. America/New_York Free Association Reading Series  40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, November 18, 2018

5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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25 Nov

The Bridge

Join us for an evening of jazz with The Bridge.   Featured Musicians: Josh Berman– cornet Jason Stein– bass clarinet Didier Petit– cello Edward Perraud– drums   One of way of speaking about the just excesses of any improvised music, which by nature make light of balance and imbalance, of stability and instability, would be […]

2018-11-25 6 p.m. 2018-11-25 8 p.m. America/New_York The Bridge 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, November 25, 2018

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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27 Nov

ReelQ: Retablo

Join us for a the premier regional screening of Retablo, hosted by ReelQ.  “A memorable and moving performance from first-timer… [Junior Béjar] Roca. A measured, authentic and compelling turn.”  – Screen Daily “Peruvian filmmaker Álvaro Delgado-Aparicio has turned in a heartbreaking masterpiece for his first feature”  – Cinema Axis Segundo Paucar, a 14 year old […]

2018-11-27 7 p.m. 2018-11-27 9 p.m. America/New_York ReelQ: Retablo 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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28 Nov

Adam Hopkins: Crickets

Join us for an evening of jazz with Adam Hopkins and company they celebrate the release of their latest album, Crickets!   Adam Hopkins’ Crickets is a head-on collision of the various musical worlds he has been a part of since becoming a bassist as a teenager. Now in his 30’s, Hopkins is an improviser and composer […]

2018-11-28 7 p.m. 2018-11-28 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Adam Hopkins: Crickets 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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29 Nov

Sam Newsome Trio

Join us for an evening of jazz with the Sam Newsome Trio! The Sam Newsome Trio was formed in the fall of 2017 by soprano saxophonist Sam Newsome, initially to perform as a part of the 2017 Arts of Art Series. Newsome says that the chemistry was so strong, he knew this collaboration needed to […]

2018-11-29 7 p.m. 2018-11-29 9 p.m. America/New_York Sam Newsome Trio 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, November 29, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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1 Dec

Sembène Film Festival: The Prophet

Join us for a screening of The Prophet presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival. The Prophet, by celebrated Lebanese-American author Kahlil Gibran, is among the most popular volumes of poetry ever written, selling over 100 million copies in forty languages since its publication in 1923.  Gibran’s timeless verses have been given enchanting new form in this painterly […]

2018-12-01 7 p.m. 2018-12-01 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: The Prophet 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, December 1, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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4 Dec

Idra Novey

On the eve of the first anniversary of the #MeToo movement, award-winning poet, novelist, and translator Idra Novey has produced a novel that explores the consequences of abuse and the public exposure of abuse in the deep and truthful way only fiction can. Those Who Knew conjures a modern-day fable that shows how public politics and […]

2018-12-04 7 p.m. 2018-12-04 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Idra Novey - Alphabet City

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

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

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10 Dec

Sembène Film Festival – Betty: They Say I'm Different

Join us for a screening of Betty: They Say I’m Different presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival.    Funk Queen Betty Davis changed the landscape for female artists in America. She “was the first…” as former husband Miles Davis said. “Madonna before Madonna, Prince before Prince”. A songwriter from a small local steel town, Betty arrived on the […]

2018-12-10 7 p.m. 2018-12-10 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival – Betty: They Say I'm Different 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, December 10, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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13 Dec

Kaleta & Super Yamba Band

Join us for an evening of music with Kaleta & Super Yamba Band.  Brooklyn afro-funksters Kaleta & Super Yamba Band are fronted by Afrobeat veteran Leon Ligan-Majek a.k.a. Kaleta. The singer, guitarist and percussionist from the West African country of Benin Republic lived his adolescent life in Lagos, Nigeria where Afrobeat was born. Kaleta performed and […]

2018-12-13 7 p.m. 2018-12-13 9 p.m. America/New_York Kaleta & Super Yamba Band 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, December 13, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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