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Made Local with Idra Novey, Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures

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

Mar 21 2023
Made Local with Idra Novey, Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures

Idra Novey, author of Take What You Need, on left. Cover of Take What You Need on right.

Made Local lecture with Idra Novey, author of Take What You Need

In conversation with novelist Angie Cruz, author of How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water

Take What You Need is a propulsive, profound, and electric portrait of small-town America’s decline. Jean, the main character, is complex, cantankerous and vulnerable; a character who will remain with you for weeks after you read the book. This is Novey’s most powerful novel yet.”

Cathy Park Hong, author of Minor Feelings

In her most powerful book yet, award-winning writer Idra Novey has conjured

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  • Mar 21, 2023 at 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm (Tue)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Carnegie Lecture Hall

4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213


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.


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