September 6, 2010

Pittsburgh Lit Events: September 6 - 12

Monday, September 6:

Free Poetry Workshop
Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange hosts open poetry workshop on the first Monday of each month. Call for details.
Borders Books - Eastside
5986 Penn Circle South Pittsburgh, PA (East Liberty)
7:00pm - free - (412) 481-7636

Tuesday, September 7:

91.3 WYEP Radio

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

Thursday, September 9:

Century Mountain Opening Reception
Weave Issue 03 contributors/cover artists William Rock & Huang Xiang bring their Century Mountain Project to Robert Morris University for a new show: Expanding Borders, Exploring Humanity. Opening reception to feature special performance by Huang Xiang. Exhibit runs through October 14.
RMU Media Arts Gallery
600 Fifth Ave Pittsburgh, PA (downtown)
5:30pm - free

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

Call for time - (412) 741-4444

Saturday, September 11:

Writers in the Gardens 2010
Autumn House Press & City of Asylum Pittsburgh present a unique walking garden tour/reading along Pittsburgh's Mexican War Streets, featuring Phillip Terman, Derek Green, Jan Beatty, Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, and Weave Issue 03 contributor Sheryl St Germain. Event is free, but limited to 60 attendees. Reserve a spot by contacting:
City of Asylum Pittsburgh
Sampsonia Way @ Mattress Factory (north side)
4:00pm - free -

City of Asylum Jazz Poetry Concert
Annual showcase of free global literary expression features 18 musicians including Oliver Lake, and writers including Pulitzer Prize winner Yusef Komunyakka (U.S.A.), Marya Martysevich (Belarus), HInemoana Baker (New Zealand), Horacio Castellanos Moya (El Salvador), and City of Asylum writer-in-residence Khet Mar (Burma). Concert concludes with "world music and beat-matched poetry" dance party with DJ Soy Sauce.
City of Asylum Pittsburgh
Sampsonia Way @ Mattress Factory (north side)
7:30pm - free - (412) 321-2190

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