March 14, 2011

Pittsburgh Lit Events: March 14 - 20

Tuesday, March 15:

Hungry Sphinx Reading Series
Weekly poetry and fiction series featuring area students and writers fills the upper
room of the Sphinx Hookah Cafe. This week's featured readers are Stacey Waite and Aaron Smith.

Sphinx Cafe
401 Atwood St Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:00pm - free - (412) 621-1153

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, March 16:


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Thursday, March 17:

Keeping the Wolves at Bay Book Launch Reading
Join Autumn House Press for a special reading celebrating the release of the new anthology Keeping the Wolves at Bay: Stories by Emerging American Writers. The reading features contributors Jennifer Bannan, Jane Bernstein, Sherrie Flick, and Casey Taylor with Editor Sharon Dilworth.
Adamson Auditorium, Baker Hall
5000 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
7:00pm - free - (412) 365-1274

The New Yinzer Presents
Join The New Yinzer for a special St. Patrick's Day installment of TNYPresents
. Featured writers include Dave Newman, Jim Cvetic, and Bob Pajich.
4919 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
8:00pm - $5 (free w/ pot luck contribution)
- (412) 362-0274

Friday, March 18:

The Sanctuary Revisited feat. EARGASM
The Minority Networking Exchange in association with the August Wilson Center presents: The Sanctuary Revisted featuring EARGASM, Pittsburgh's premier spoken word event. Hosted by Leslie "Ezra" Smith and Vernard "Networking King" Alexander. This month's featured artist is Chris "I AM Sincere" Greer.
August Wilson Center
980 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh, PA (downtown)
9:00pm - $5 - (412) 303-0808

Saturday, March 19:

Speaking of... Reading Series
Enjoy a night of words featuring Marc Nieson, Weave's own Andrew Mulvania, and Chassity "Yah Lioness" Cheatham.
Amani International Coffee house & Cafe
507 Forland St Pittsburgh, PA (North side)
8:00pm - free

Sunday, March 20:

Carnegie Library Sunday Reading Series
The Carnegie Library’s Sunday Poetry Reading Series hosts a reading by Kelli Stevens Kane.
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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