community + cultural info

BridgeSpotters Mission:  to establish an artistic and intellectual
culture by providing places and products for the appreciation and
development of art and intellect.

This email is sent to subscribers and friends of BridgeSpotters that
supporters of urban creative and intellectual culture.  Enjoy the

Friday April 11, 2003

Bamil*s Happy Hour
SoHo in Market Square [Downtown]
6pm until 9pm

Friday April 11, 2003

Carnegie Mellon University
[Hip Hop]
Unknown Prose
At The Underground [Corner of Forbes and Murray]
7pm-10pm | Free

Friday April 11, 2003

The All-Is-On Project presents

The Last Shot
DJs B-Bonics, Phinesse, Drake Steelz, and Donsville
Metropol 1800 Smallman
9pm to 2am
18 +

Saturday April 12, 2003

Carnegie Mellon University

Jurassic 5
On Campus behind The University Center

April 11-13, 2003

Hope Academy's performance of "A Thousand Cranes" this weekend.

Kelly-Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty
Tickets are $5 and are available at the door one hour before
Friday and Saturday at 8 pm; Sunday at 3 pm

For more information, visit

Sunday April 13, 2003

Pittsburgh Poets for Peace Poetry Reading
Kelly-Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty | at 4:30 pm

Pittsburgh Poets for Peace -- Toi Derricotte, Terrance Hayes and Mike
Schneider -- will read from their works following the 3pm matinee
performance of the play "A Thousand Cranes". The poetry reading is

Tuesday April 15th, 2003

Suncrumbs' Pittsburgh Poetry Slam

Top poets from year's qualifying rounds compete to represent
Pittsburgh at National and regional poetry competitions.

$ 5 suggested donation
Shadow Lounge (5972 Baum Blvd.)
@ 8pm | for more info
call (412) 363-8277

March 20- May 11, 2003
[Great Show!  Strongly Advised!]
Birdie Blue
City Theatre
1300 Bingham and 13th Street, South Side
Tues. thru Fri., 8PM; Sat., 5:30PM & 9PM; Sun., 2PM

Playwright Cheryl L. West uses the anniversary of Martin Luther King,
Jr.'s assassination to start her poignant and funny new play starring
Soul Food's Irma P. Hall and veteran actor Ernest Perry, Jr.
Ticket Price $25 to $35

Saturday April 12, 2003

Final BEAM CD release party

12th Pittsburgh Deli Company | Shadyside 

Saturday April 12, 2003

Access Magazine and Authentic Recordings presents
Battle of the Groups

Mr. Smalls
400 Lincoln Avenue
Millvale | 412.821.4447
Doors open @ 8pm | Battle begins @ 9pm
$10 admission

Friday April 18, 2003

The BridgeSpotters Collective presents

The Midnight Espresso Series [MES]
*a synergy of the arts and nightlife*

Vibe:  African-Americano
Feature:  Roll Call: poems against police brutality

Penn Theatre
4809 Penn Avenue
9:09pm to 2:09am
$10 | $8 with college i.d.
$3 cork fee | BYOWine