Headshot collage of After Charlottesville panel

After Charlottesville

Claire Messud, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, Rion Amilcar Scott, and Robert Pinsky reflect on the hatred boiling over in our country. More

Six Words for My Mother (full video)

For this Mother's Day event, storytellers perform a Six-Word Memoir, then reveal the backstory, in the playful "circus" environment of the STREB Lab for Action Mechanics. More

Streets of Pittsburgh

When I was twenty-two, a small design firm in Pittsburgh hired me to make maps. That I had landed such excellent employment despite being a college dropout with no… More

Being Saïd

On a stage in New York, a Director, an Actor, and an Actress are struggling to finish a play written by Saïd Sayrafiezadeh.Director: (Addressing the audience.) Ladies and gentlemen,… More