15 Apr

Art of Translation Series: Emma Ramadan

Join us for our first reading celebrating the work and artistry of literary translation. This inaugural program of our Art of Translation Series will feature translator Emma Ramadan and French author Brice Matthieussent reading from their work The Revenge of the Translator, presented in partnership with Deep Vellum.  The work of a masterful novelist and translator collide in […]

2019-04-15 7 p.m. 2019-04-15 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Art of Translation Series: Emma Ramadan 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, April 15, 2019

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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16 Apr

Miles Okazaki's Trickster

Join us for an evening of jazz with Miles Okazaki playing original compositions from his new album Trickster.  Trickster is Miles Okazaki’s fourth album of original compositions.  The album was released on Pi Recordings in 2017 to great acclaim, called “a brilliant individual statement” and “a mature work for the ages” by Pop Matters, “a true concept album” by the Wall Street Journal, […]

2019-04-16 7 p.m. 2019-04-16 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Miles Okazaki's Trickster 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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18 Apr

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 […]

2019-04-18 7 p.m. 2019-04-18 9 p.m. America/New_York Yoko Suzuki Trio 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, April 18, 2019

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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23 Apr

Tania Grubbs: I AM, Volume 2 Flight

Join us for an evening of original jazz with vocalist Tania Grubbs.  I AM: Volume 2, Flight is an exploration of ornithology and how birds and their unique songs and rhythmic patterns reflect and inspire music. The concert will feature some familiar tunes with birds and flight as the subject as well as a few […]

2019-04-23 7 p.m. 2019-04-23 9 p.m. America/New_York Tania Grubbs: I AM, Volume 2 Flight 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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24 Apr

ReelQ: Tchindas

Join us for a screening of Tchindas, hosted by ReelQ. This film is presented in Cape Verdean Creole with English subtitles.  (Runtime: 94 minutes)   Tchinda is one of most beloved women in Cape Verde, especially after she came out as a transgender person in the local newspaper in 1998. Since then, her name has become […]

2019-04-24 7 p.m. 2019-04-24 9 p.m. America/New_York ReelQ: Tchindas 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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25 Apr

Stories That Heal: Kristine Irwin

Join us for a reading with Kristine Irwin, as part of NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania’s Stories That Heal reading series. Kristine Irwin was just a few months into her first year of college when she was raped and left in an unconscious heap on the side of the road. Her perpetrator was someone she had known for years. Her […]

2019-04-25 7 p.m. 2019-04-25 8 p.m. America/New_York Stories That Heal: Kristine Irwin 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, April 25, 2019

7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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28 Apr

Alphabet City Ellington All-Stars

Please join us for a concert celebrating Duke Ellington’s 120th birthday, as part of our Off Minor Jazz Series. Ellington elevated the perception of jazz to an art form on a par with other more traditional musical genres. During his five-decade career, he wrote more than one thousand compositions, making his extensive body of work the largest recorded personal jazz legacy, with many of […]

2019-04-28 6 p.m. 2019-04-28 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Alphabet City Ellington All-Stars 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, April 28, 2019

6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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29 Apr

Sembène Film Festival: True Conviction

Join us for a screening of True Conviction presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival. This program will be followed by a Q&A discussion with one of the subjects of the film, Christopher Scott. (Run time: 1hr 24min) After serving a combined sixty-three years in prison for crimes they did not commit, Texas exonerees Christopher Scott, Johnnie Lindsey […]

2019-04-29 7 p.m. 2019-04-29 9 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: True Conviction 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, April 29, 2019

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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6 May

RealTime Interventions: Khūrākī

Join us for a production of RealTime Interventions’ Khūrākī, a devised theatrical work celebrating Afghan culture.  Produced by RealTime Interventions, “Khūrākī” was created by Molly Rice in collaboration with a group of recently-resettled Afghan refugees in Pittsburgh. Ms. Rice was commissioned by the Office of Public Art as part of their Artist in Residence program, and is […]

2019-05-06 7 p.m. 2019-05-06 9 p.m. America/New_York RealTime Interventions: Khūrākī 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, May 6, 2019

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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7 May

Indie Press Series: Alyson Hagy (Graywolf)

Join us for a reading with Alyson Hagy as part of our Indie Press Reading Series. Alyson will be reading from her novel Scribe, published by Graywolf.  Set after a civil war and deadly fevers decimate the country, Alyson Hagy’s new novel is a slim and affecting powerhouse. The nameless main character is a scribe […]

2019-05-07 7 p.m. 2019-05-07 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Indie Press Series: Alyson Hagy (Graywolf) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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