May 23, 2011

Pittsburgh Lit Events: May 23 - 29

Monday, May 23:
Reading: Literazzi Invades Fleeting Pages
Literazzi, a performance troupe that supports literacy in Pittsburgh, will host a night of readings by Kristin Ross, Ashly Nagrant, A.E. Loveridge, Jenn D., and Jocelyn Hillen reading excerpts from T.S. Eliot’s ‘Four Quartets.'
Fleeting Pages (former Borders Eastside)5986 Penn Circle South, Pittsburgh, PA (East Liberty)
7:00pm - free



Tuesday, May 24:

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, hosted by Jimmy Cvetic. This week the series features
Lisa Alexander, Cara Armstrong, Darla Himeles, and Lori Wilson.
Hemingway’s Cafe
3911 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:00pm – free – (412)621-4100



Thursday, May 26:

Planes, Trains, & Automobiles: Three Hometown Writers on the RoadThree Pittsburgh writers — one former truck driver, one former flight attendant, and one former cross-country motorcycle wanderer — will read their poems and stories about leaving and coming home. Featuring Dave Newman, author of Please Don't Shoot Anyone Tonight (World Parade Books) and more; Bob Pajich, author of Everyone Exquisite (Liquid Paper Press) and more; and Lori Jakiela, author of Miss New York Has Everything (Hatchette), Red Eye (Pudding House) and more. Live road-mix-worthy music to follow the readings. All proceeds go to Fleeting Pages. Music to follow the readings: Emily Rogers & Eric Cirelli-Reading (Green Lantern Press)
Fleeting Pages (former Borders Eastside)5986 Penn Circle South, Pittsburgh, PA (East Liberty)
8:00pm - $2



Friday, May 27:

Blanket and Shake: Women Poetry Round Robin ReadingFour local writers will dazzle you with a round robin, work trading, no-holds-barred evening of live poetry. Featuring Carolyne Whelan, Beth Fleeson, Elizabeth Ashe, and Courtney Lora Lang. Brief open mic to follow.
Fleeting Pages (former Borders Eastside)5986 Penn Circle South, Pittsburgh, PA (East Liberty)
7:00pm - $4

Saturday, May 28:

Pomegranate Poetry WorkshopArtist, filmmaker, photographer, and poet Edward Murray leads a prompt-based workshop exploring the ways poetry is found all around our everyday experiences.
Fleeting Pages (former Borders Eastside)5986 Penn Circle South, Pittsburgh, PA (East Liberty)
1:00pm - free





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