Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Creative Nonfiction’s new publication, Pittsburgh in Words

The Pittsburgh Galleries blog is a volunteer effort from Rick Byerly to promote Pittsburgh art events which feature artists from the area. The website effort is an up-to-date directory with Pittsburgh area art venues. Thanks go to Sirani Gallery of 5875 Forbes Ave in Squirrel Hill for being a sponsor and David L. Edwards Art and Ruth E. Hendricks for their donations to this effort. Donation and sponsor info can be found here. Rick Byerly, Uniquetake Photography

I have a friend, Jeremy Smerd, who will be reading for this event.


Thursday, October 2, 2008, WYEP Community Broadcast Center, South Side67 Bedford Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15203Doors Open 7pm; Program Begins 7:30pm Purchase Tickets Online

The featured writers from Creative Nonfiction’s new publication, Pittsburgh in Words, read us their essays about our beloved city. As part of CNF’s 2008 Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference: Writing about Science & Technology, new and emerging writers, locals and ex-pats alike, celebrate all things Pittsburgh.Following the reading, we're please to announce the screening of John Rice's Milk Crate, a short film part of "Greetings from Pittsburgh: Neighborhood Narratives", a series of short, fictional, narrative films portraying the experience, story and character of Pittsburgh diverse neighborhoods.

Rick Sebak, writer, producer and director of such classic Pittsburgh documentaries as Kennywood Memories and The Strip Show, will be our emcee.

Tickets are $10 each at the door. You can purchase tickets online with an additional 75 cent handling fee or order by phone at 412.622.8866 with an additional $2 handling charge.

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