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* Her ThingsHer Things

Time: 8:00 pm

"Her Things: An Interactive Estate Sale" *Ticket price: 18-22 DOLLARS *Story and Artistic Direction, Ayne Terceira *Technical Direction, Aaron Tarnow* "I regret to inform you Willa Ballard is dead. But you can still solve the mystery that was her life." Coming to Modern Formations Gallery, March 2014: Rifle through the objects and papers of "Poor Willa" to discover her story and more about her fate. Her Things is an immersive theater and art piece -- a live video game, really. Participants will be invited to rifle through the objects and papers of "Poor Willa," a recently deceased turn-of-the-century recluse, to discover her story and more about her fate. Participants will be allowed to fully explore the space, touch and read artifacts in search of clues, interact with actors, as well as bid on certain objects by sharing their own memories as currency. *Want to become part of the story? Find us on Facebook and Twitter for clues and teasers. And join our Kickstarter and be rewarded with immersive prizes! *And remember... Everything must go.

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* Her ThingsHer Things

Time: 2:00 pm

"Her Things: An Interactive Estate Sale" 2pm and 8pm shows *Ticket price: 18-22 DOLLARS *Story and Artistic Direction, Ayne Terceira *Technical Direction, Aaron Tarnow* "I regret to inform you Willa Ballard is dead. But you can still solve the mystery that was her life." Coming to Modern Formations Gallery, March 2014: Rifle through the objects and papers of "Poor Willa" to discover her story and more about her fate. Her Things is an immersive theater and art piece -- a live video game, really. Participants will be invited to rifle through the objects and papers of "Poor Willa," a recently deceased turn-of-the-century recluse, to discover her story and more about her fate. Participants will be allowed to fully explore the space, touch and read artifacts in search of clues, interact with actors, as well as bid on certain objects by sharing their own memories as currency. *Want to become part of the story? Find us on Facebook and Twitter for clues and teasers. And join our Kickstarter and be rewarded with immersive prizes!

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* Her ThingsHer Things

Time: 8:00 pm

"Her Things: An Interactive Estate Sale" *Ticket price: 18-22 DOLLARS *Story and Artistic Direction, Ayne Terceira *Technical Direction, Aaron Tarnow* "I regret to inform you Willa Ballard is dead. But you can still solve the mystery that was her life." Coming to Modern Formations Gallery, March 2014: Rifle through the objects and papers of "Poor Willa" to discover her story and more about her fate. Her Things is an immersive theater and art piece -- a live video game, really. Participants will be invited to rifle through the objects and papers of "Poor Willa," a recently deceased turn-of-the-century recluse, to discover her story and more about her fate. Participants will be allowed to fully explore the space, touch and read artifacts in search of clues, interact with actors, as well as bid on certain objects by sharing their own memories as currency. *Want to become part of the story? Find us on Facebook and Twitter for clues and teasers. And join our Kickstarter and be rewarded with immersive prizes! *And remember... Everything must go.

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* The New YinzerThe New Yinzer

Time: 8:00 pm

Run by the online literary journal The New Yinzer, TNY Presents is a reading series for fiction, poetry, music, and occasionally non fiction. It also features small press writers from Pittsburgh and beyond. This reading series generally runs one Thursday a month, but sometimes adds weekend readings or breaks for the winter holidays and in mid-summer. It is often structured with two local readers and one out of town reader. Admission is , or contribution to the pot luck selection of food and drink. ***Daniel M. Shapiro is a special education teacher in the Woodland Hills School District. His book of celebrity prose poems, How the Potato Chip Was Invented, was published by sunnyoutside press in December 2013. ***Margaret Bashaar's first book of poetry, Stationed Near the Gateway, is due out from Sundress Publications in early 2015. She's had chapbooks published by Tilt Press and Blood Pudding Press. Margaret lives in Pittsburgh with her partner, child, and cat and edits Hyacinth Girl Press. ***Dan Nowak is the editor and publisher of Imaginary Friend Press. His first book of poetry, Recycle Suburbia, won the 2007 Quercus Review Poetry Series Award. He has published chapbooks with Hyacinth Girl Press, RockSaw Press, and Accents Publishing, and his chapbook We were never built for warmth, but for finding, was just accepted for publication by Yellow Flag Press. Now a recovering academic, Dan takes his time to pursue worthwhile shenanigans with the love of his life. ***Brent House, an editor for The Gulf Stream: Poems of the Gulf Coast and a contributing editor for The Tusculum Review, is a native of Necaise, Mississippi, where he raised cattle and watermelons on his family’s farm, and now lives in Southwest Pennsylvania, where he teaches writing to undergraduates. Slash Pine Press published his first collection, The Saw Year Prophecies, and his poems have appeared in journals such as Colorado Review, Cream City Review, Denver Quarterly, The Journal, and Third Coast. New poems are forthcoming in The Kenyon Review and elsewhere.

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* POETRYPOETRY

Time: 7:30 pm

Christen Di Claudio Doors open: 7:30pm. Readings begin: 8pm. Readers include Laura Brun, Alex Cromer, Christen DiClaudio, Joel Coggins with Alex Cromer emcee'ing. Open mic starts at 8:45. At 9:45pm the group will wrap up and mingle Light refreshments and wine will be served.

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