September 13, 2010

Pittsburgh Lit Events: September 13 - 19

Tuesday, September 7: 

Hungry Sphinx Reading Series: Bill Stewart and Fred Shaw
Weekly poetry and fiction series featuring area students and writers fills the upper
room of the Sphinx Hookah Cafe. Bill Stewart and Fred Shaw are featured.
Sphinx Cafe
401 Atwood St Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:00pm - free - (412) 621-1153 

Pitt MFA Reading Series
First year Pitt Writing MFA students Jonathan Gotsick, Maria Sholtis, and John Calvasina read from their work. 
4611 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
9:00pm - free - (412) 682-0588 

Release: Open Mic
Open Mic for poets, emcees and vocalists. 
Shadow Lounge 
972 Baum Blvd Pittsburgh, PA (East Liberty)
9:00pm(18+) - $5 - (412) 363-8277

Wednesday, September 15: 

NOTE: weekly show time moved from Tuesdays to Wednesdays.
91.3 WYEP Radio 

The New Yinzer Presents
Join The New Yinzer for this month's TNYPresents event featuring readers Brian O'Neill, Becca Mertz, Nathan Kukulski, Lucy Goubert, Red Bob, and music by Heather Kropf.

4919 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
8:00pm - $5 (free w/ pot luck contribution)
 - (412) 362-0274

Thursday, September 16:

Girls With Glasses Event
Event features poets Joan Bauer and Weave Issue 02 contributor Michelle Stoner; open mic to follow.
Remedy Bar and Lounge
5121 Butler St Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
9:00pm (21+) - $4 - (412) 781-6771

Pittsburgh Writes
Weekly writers workshop.
Crazy Mocha Coffee
531 Beaver Street Sewickley, PA 

Call for time - (412) 741-4444

Friday, September 17:

Brian Lewis Saunders Performance

Spoken word artist Brian Lewis Saunders performs in Pittsburgh with experimental artists Hostage Pageant, Travis Bird & Dan Burke, Requiem, and Illusion of Safety.
The Shop
4312 Main St Pittsburgh, PA (Bloomfield)
7:00pm - $5

Saturday, September 18:

Christina Murdoch Tribute Reading & Reception
Join family and friends from Carlow University’s Madwomen in the Attic as they remember Christina Murdoch in a tribute reading of her work, and celebrate the publication of her book, Burying the Body.

Carlow University
Kresge Theater
3333 Fifth Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
1:00pm - free - (412) 578-6346

Sunday, September 19:

"I don't Know What I'd Do, If I Couldn't Speak My Mind." Join City of Asylum for readings on the half hour until 4:00pm and get a sneak peek at City of Asylum's future Literary Center.
1410 Monterey St Pittsburgh, PA (North side)
11:00am - free 

Carnegie Library Sunday Reading Series
The Carnegie Library’s Sunday Poetry Reading Series hosts a featured reading by Kayla Sargeson and Deena November.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Main Branch)

Quiet Reading Room, Main Floor

4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
2:00pm - free – (412)622-3151

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