The Big Read in Pittsburgh is a month-long series of free outreach events designed to promote literacy, reading and open dialogue within our community.
The 2014 series will focus on author Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried, a powerful collection of vignettes about the Vietnam War written from the soldier’s perspective.
The Kickoff Event for The Big Read in Pittsburgh will be held on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum, 4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213.
The event will feature guest speaker Jan Scruggs, founder and president of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund. RSVP to 412.469.6301 or OneCollege@ccac.edu.
Check back regularly for more information on the upcoming calendar of events.
The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. The Big Read in Pittsburgh is a project of the CCAC One College...One Community initiative.