February 22, 2010

Pittsburgh Lit Events: February 22 - 28

Monday, February 22:

Drue Heinz Lecture Series - Elizabeth Alexander
Obama's Inaugural poet, Elizabeth Alexander, speaks in Pittsburgh.
Carnegie Music Hall
4400 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
7:30pm - $35+ - (412) 622-8866



Tuesday, February 23:


Prosody
91.3 WYEP Radio
7:00pm

Hungry Sphinx Reading Series
Weekly poetry and fiction series featuring area students and writers fills the upper
room of the Sphinx Hookah Cafe. Feat. Jennifer Johnson & more TBA.

Sphinx Cafe
401 Atwood St Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:00pm - free - (421) 621-1153


Wednesday, February 24:

Creative Nonfiction Issue 38 Release Party
Get a copy of the "new" Creative Nonfiction and help us celebrate the release of
Issue 38.
Feat. Rebecca Skloot and music by Vipers Soul Club.
Alto Lounge
728 Copeland St Pittsburgh, PA (Shadyside)
7:00pm - free -
(412) 682-1074


Thursday, February 25:

Let Her Be A Sweet Thing

Spoken Word-Operetta inspired by Civil Rights activist Claudette Colvin, as
conceived and performed by poet Vanessa German
.
The ToonSeum
945 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Downtown)
time? - $? - (412) 232-0199

Dukes and Duchesses on the Bluff - Poetry Slam
Original poetry, haikus, ballads and more performed by Duquesne University
community members.

The Red Ring
1015 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Uptown)
8:00pm - free - (412) 396-1117


Friday, February 26:

Let Her Be A Sweet Thing
Spoken Word-Operetta inspired by Civil Rights activist Claudette Colvin, as
conceived and performed by poet Vanessa German
.
The ToonSeum
945 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Downtown)
time? - $? - (412) 232-0199

Rebecca Skloot Reading
Author of
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks reads at CMU.
Steinberg Auditorium - A53 Baker Hall
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
3:30pm - free - (412)

Three Rivers Review Fifteenth Anniversary Reading
Three Rivers Review of Undergraduate Literature, a publication of the University
of Pittsburgh Honors College, celebrates its fifteenth anniversary with current &
former staff and contributors. Feat. Brian Scullion, Kris Collins, Jeff Oaks, and
1998 TRR Poetry Prize-winner Paula Bohince.
William Pitt Union - Room 548
University of Pittsburgh
3959 Fifth Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
7:30pm - free- (412) 648-7814



Saturday, February 27:

Kinetix! Poetry in Motion
Feat. Nathan James
New Hazlett Theater
Allegheny Sq East Pittsburgh, PA (North side)
10:30pm - $10 - (412)320-4610



Sunday, February 28:


RESCHEDULED from 2/14:
Pittsburgh Poetry Series: Ed Ochester
Pittsburgh Poetry Series welcomes poet Ed Ochester.
Father Ryan Arts Center
420 Chartiers Ave McKees Rocks, PA
7:00pm - $10 - (412) 771-3052




Do you have a literary event you want to see listed on our calendar?
E-mail details to: joel.weavezine@gmail.com

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