November 15, 2009

Pittsburgh Lit Events November 15 - 22

Monday, November 16:

Drue Heinz Lecture Series - Junot Diaz
Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
(Riverhead, 2007) speaks in Pittsburgh.
Carnegie Music Hall
4400 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
7:30pm - $35+ - (412) 622-8866

Tuesday, November 17:

Hungry Sphinx Reading Series: Sophie Klahr
Weekly poetry and fiction series featuring area students and writers fills the upper
room of the Sphinx Hookah Cafe. Area poet Sophie Klahr is featured.
Sphinx Cafe
401 Atwood St Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:00pm - free - (421) 621-1153

Steel City Poetry Slam
Hosted by DJ Brewer

Local poets perform slam poetry
Shadow Lounge
972 Baum Blvd Pittsburgh, PA (East Liberty)
9:00pm(18+) - $5
- (412) 363-8277

Wednesday, November 18:

The New Yinzer Presents
Join The New Yinzer for the fall season finale of TNYPresents
. Featured writers include
Chuck Kinder, Karl Hendricks, and Brendan Kerr with music by Scott Silsbe, Kurt Garrison,
and Mark Mangini
4919 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
8:00pm - $5 (free w/ pot luck contribution)
- (412) 362-0274

Thursday, November 19:

Sixth Annual ACLU Bill of Rights Poetry Reading
Join Pittsburgh ACLU and emcee Joan E. Bauer for an evening of poetry. Featured poets
include Ed Ochester, Madeleine Barnes, Romella Kitchens, Michael Simms, and many more.

Adamson Wing
Baker Hall
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
7:00pm - $20(ACLU Membership)/$10(seniors)/$5(students) - (412) 681-7736

Goal Project Spoken Word Event
Open mic fundraiser for the Global Outreach for Addiction Leadership & Learning Project.

Square Cafe
1137 S Braddock Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Regent Square)
6:00pm - $? - (724) 961-1890

Saturday, November 21:

Six Gallery Press Presents: People Reading Stuff!
Six Gallery Press welcomes a host of its friends for its final event of 2009. Readers include
Che Elias, Kristofer Collins, Bob Pajich, M. Callen, Paco Mahone, Scott Silsbe, Karen Lillis,
Don Wentworth, Zoe Goehring, Bill Hughes, Jonathan Loucks, and Weave Magazine's Laura
4919 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
8:00pm - $5
- (412) 362-0274

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