May 17, 2010

Pittsburgh Lit Events: May 17 - 23

Tuesday, May 18:

91.3 WYEP Radio

Hemingway’s Summer Poetry Series
The back room of Hemingway's Cafe fills up with featured readers and an open mic in this 30+ year running poetry series. Feat. readers TBA.
Hemingway’s Cafe
3911 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:00pm – free – (412)621-4100

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, May 19:

Pittsburgh Poets' Playshop
You’ve heard of a writer’s workshop, but this is a playshop! Join local poets and writers
in collaborative compositions, surrealist writing games, found poetry exercises, and much more. Come learn, compose, and have fun with writing.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Large Print Room
4400 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
12:00pm - free - (412) 622-3151

Thursday, May 20:

Girls With Glasses Event
Event features poets Theresa Conley and Nikki Allen, open mic, and dance party with DJ Poncho.
Remedy Bar and Lounge
5121 Butler St Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
9:00pm - $? - (412) 781-6771

Saturday, May 22:

KINETIX! Poetry in Motion Open Mic Series
Feat. spoken word artist Nathan James.
New Hazlett Theater
Allegheny Sq East Pittsburgh, PA (North side)
10:30pm - $3 - (412)320-4610

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