19 Jun

Roger Humphries & RH Factor

(This program is SOLD OUT. Please contact us about our waitlist policy.) 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 […]

2019-06-19 7:00 pm 2019-06-19 8:30 pm America/New_York Roger Humphries & RH Factor 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info SOLD OUT
23 Jun

Off Minor Jazz: Mary Lou Williams

Please join us for a concert celebrating the music of Mary Lou Williams, as part of our Off Minor Jazz Series. Mary Lou Williams’ music transcends time in American culture. With a foundation in the Blues, Mary Lou’s compositions reflect her life as a Black woman and a true triumph of the human spirit. Williams’ career began in […]

2019-06-23 6:00 pm 2019-06-23 8:00 pm America/New_York Off Minor Jazz: Mary Lou Williams 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, June 23, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
24 Jun

Art of Translation Series: Lisa Dillman

Join us as we celebrate acclaimed Spanish translator Lisa Dillman in the third installment of our Art of Translation Series.   Lisa will read from several of her works including Such Small Hands (2017) by Andrés Barba, Dog (forthcoming) by Pilar Quintana, and The Transmigration of Bodies by Yuri Herrera. Lisa will complement her reading with discussions centered around creating productive bonds with […]

2019-06-24 7:00 pm 2019-06-24 8:30 pm America/New_York Art of Translation Series: Lisa Dillman 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, June 24, 2019

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
25 Jun

Rob Rogers

Join us for a reading with cartoonist Rob Rogers, showcasing his newly published collection of political cartoons, Enemy of the People: A Cartoonist’s Journey.  After 25 years as the political cartoonist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Rob Rogers was fired for drawing cartoons critical of President Trump.  Enemy of the People chronicles Rogers’ unenviable journey: from a social media […]

2019-06-25 7:00 pm 2019-06-25 8:30 pm America/New_York Rob Rogers 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
26 Jun

ReelQ: Call Her Ganda

Join us for a screening of Call Her Ganda presented by ReelQ. (Run time: 1 hour 33 min) When 26-year old Filipina transgender woman and alleged sex worker, Jennifer Laude, is found dead with her head plunged into a motel room toilet, the perpetrator is quickly identified as 19-year-old U.S. marine Joseph Scott Pemberton. A military recruit […]

2019-06-26 7:00 pm 2019-06-26 8:30 pm America/New_York ReelQ: Call Her Ganda 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
27 Jun

Stories That Heal: Kristie Knights

(This program will be held downstairs in our intimate Word Cellar.) Join us for a reading with Kristie Knights presenting her collection Unsung Heroes: Deconstructing Suicide Through Stories of Triumph, as part of NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania’s Stories That Heal reading series. UnSung Heroes is a compilation of stories written by heroes who have battled with the darkest parts of their […]

2019-06-27 7:00 pm 2019-06-27 8:00 pm America/New_York Stories That Heal: Kristie Knights 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, June 27, 2019

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
29 Jun

Sembène Film Festival: The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (Senegal)

Join us for a screening of The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival. (This film will be presented in Wolof with English subtitles.) (Runtime: 49 minutes) “A masterpiece of understated humanity”—The New York Times The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil) is a luminous portrait of Sili—a twelve […]

2019-06-29 3:00 pm 2019-06-29 4:00 pm America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (Senegal) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, June 29, 2019

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
1 Jul

French Conversation Group

(This event will be held downstairs in our Word Cellar.) 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 […]

2019-07-01 6:00pm 2019-07-01 7:00pm America/New_York French Conversation Group 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, July 1, 2019

6:00pm - 7:00pm

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
3 Jul

Yoko Suzuki Trio

Join us for an evening of jazz with the Yoko Suzuki Trio! Yoko Suzuki is an alto saxophonist working in Pittsburgh and New York City. She started to play the alto saxophone upon joining a jazz ensemble at Osaka University in Japan, teaching herself jazz theory, improvisation and repertoire. After working as a musician in Osaka, Japan […]

2019-07-03 7:00 pm 2019-07-03 9:00 pm America/New_York Yoko Suzuki Trio 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
7 Jul

DTC Organ Trio

Join us for an evening of jazz with the DTC Organ Trio! DTC, musical collective formed by musicians David “Throck” Throckmorton (drums), Dan Wilson (guitar), and Cliff Barnes (organ). The group was formed by chance in the winter of 2014 when the trio played one unrehearsed show and discovered a rare and exciting chemistry. DTC plays […]

2019-07-07 6 p.m. 2019-07-07 7:30 p.m. America/New_York DTC Organ Trio 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, July 7, 2019

6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
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