Ashton Applewhite - Author and Activist

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Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures at Carnegie Lecture Hall, Pittsburgh PA

Mar 19
Ashton Applewhite - Author and Activist

What if discrimination on the basis of age were as unacceptable as any other kind of prejudice?

Ashton Applewhite is a leading voice in an emerging movement dedicated to dismantling ageism and making age a criterion for diversity. Known for her 2017 TED Talk with almost 1.5 million views Applewhite asks us to look at ageism — the assumption that older people are alike and that aging impoverishes us. In This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism she reveals the untapped possibilities of

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ADMISSION INFO

Price: $10

Tickets may be purchased online, by phone, or at the door from 6:00 p.m. on the day of the event.

Contact: 412.622.8866

Email: info@pittsburghlectures.org

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

A book signing will follow the lecture. The author’s current book will be available for sale from Classic Lines.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Carnegie Lecture Hall

4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Full map and directions

PARKING INFO

Pay Parking
Parking for the Carnegie Music Hall and the Carnegie Library Lecture Hall is available at the Carnegie Museums in Oakland.
The museum operates a six-level parking facility for cars and small vans. The entrance is located at the intersection of S. Craig Street and Forbes Avenue.
Parking for most events is $6 for the whole evening. Pay stations that take credit cards are located at the exit gates, in the Carnegie Museum of Art (near the Carnegie Cafe’s first floor restrooms), and in the Portal Entry.
For Ten Evenings the parking is cash-only, pay upon entry, to ease the traffic flow when leaving the lecture.
Free Parking
There is free street parking in the City of Pittsburgh after 6 p.m. Please note that this does not apply to private lots, such as the ones owned by CMU.
You can check the on-street parking meters to confirm that you are in a location where parking is free after 6 p.m.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

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