Drue Heinz Lecture Series - Yann Martel
Yann Martel, Man Booker Prize-winning author of Life of Pi (Mariner, 2003), speaks in Pittsburgh.
Carnegie Music Hall
4400 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
7:30pm - general $35+/students $10 - (412) 622-8866
Tuesday, March 22:
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 Celeste Gainey and Kayla Sargeson.
401 Atwood St Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:00pm - free (one drink min.) - (412) 621-1153
Release: Open Mic
Open Mic for poets, emcees and vocalists.
972 Baum Blvd Pittsburgh, PA (East Liberty)
9:00pm(18+) - $5 - (412) 363-8277
Wednesday, March 23:
WEAVE FEATURED EVENT!
Madwomen in the Attic 30th Anniversary Celebration
The Madwomen were founded in 1979 by Ellie Wymard and Jane Candia Coleman after a Carlow campus visit by the writer Tillie Olsen, out of a hunger and a need for women’s stories to be told. Celebrate 30 years of Madwomen with readings by and in honor of Ellie Wymard, Jane Candia Coleman, and Marilyn P. Donnelly.
3333 Fifth Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
7:00pm - free - (412) 578-6363
91.3 WYEP Radio
Thursday, March 24:
Weekly writers workshop.
Crazy Mocha Coffee
531 Beaver Street Sewickley, PA
Call for time - (412) 708-3312
WEAVE FEATURED EVENT!
Black Nature Reading
The University of Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series and Cave Canem present poet Camille T. Dungy, editor of Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Poets (Univ. of Georgia Press, 2009). Dungy will be joined by anthology contributors Toi Derricotte, Terrance Hayes, and Tim Seibles in a not-to-be-missed reading.
August Wilson Center
980 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh, PA (downtown)
7:00pm - free - (412) 258-2700
Friday, March 25:
Black Nature Discussion Panel
The University of Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series and Cave Canem present poet Camille T. Dungy, editor of Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Poets (Univ. of Georgia Press, 2009) with anthology contributors Toi Derricotte, Terrance Hayes, and Tim Seibles in a panel discussion.
501 Cathedral of Learning Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
2:00PM - Free - (412) 624-6508
Saturday, March 26:
KINETIX! Poetry in Motion Open Mic Series
Monthly open mic series feat. local and national spoken word artists.
New Hazlett Theater
Allegheny Sq East Pittsburgh, PA (North side)
10:30pm - $3 - (412)320-4610
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