NEA Increases Award to City of Asylum’s Jazz Poetry Month by 50%

NEA Increases Award to City of Asylum’s Jazz Poetry Month by 50%   PITTSBURGH, PA — June 15th, 2017 — The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced that City of Asylum was selected as a Spring 2017 Art Works grant recipient. The NEA’s award of $30,000 supports City of Asylum’s upcoming Jazz Poetry […]

Adriana E. Ramírez wins 2017 City of Asylum/Pittsburgh Prize

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Adriana E. Ramírez wins 2017 City of Asylum/Pittsburgh Prize  Local writer awarded prestigious international writing residency to develop forthcoming book   PITTSBURGH, PA — May 19th, 2017 — City of Asylum today announced that Adriana E. Ramírez—a Pittsburgh-based writer, critic and nationally-ranked performance poet—has won the 2017 City of Asylum/Pittsburgh Prize. Previous […]

Google, University of Pittsburgh, and Community Partners Co-Present Kids Without Borders

For Immediate Release          Media Contact          Betty Cruz, Change Agency           412-709-3418  betty@sayhellotochange.com   Google, University of Pittsburgh, and Community Partners Co-Present Kids Without Borders Free Activities, Resources, and Programs to Inspire and Connect Youth and Families   January 25, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA – Kids Without Borders is a family-friendly day designed to connect youth from all […]

City of Asylum Awarded $100,000 Humanities Access Challenge Grant from NEH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE City of Asylum Awarded $100,000 Humanities Access Challenge Grant from NEH   City of Asylum’s Global Literary Programming Recognized by National Endowment for the Humanities PITTSBURGH, PA — The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced that City of Asylum will be one of 34 organizations to receive an award in the NEH’s […]

City of Asylum’s Jazz Poetry Festival Awarded NEA Support

City of Asylum Receives Prestigious National Endowment for the Arts Grant   PITTSBURGH, PA — May 19th, 2016 — The National Endowment for the Arts has announced that City of Asylum will be among its grant recipients for the 2016 award cycle. This award of $20,000 will support City of Asylum’s upcoming Jazz Poetry Festival to […]

City Of Asylum Launches Its Redevelopment of the Masonic Building

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2015 Contact: Henry Reese Tel: 412-321-2190 Email: rhreese@cityofasylumpittsburgh.org CITY OF ASYLUM LAUNCHES ITS REDEVELOPMENT OF THE MASONIC BUILDING PITTSBURGH, PA—City of Asylum, a nonprofit arts organization on Pittsburgh’s Northside, through its affiliate COA Northside LLC, has closed on the purchase of the historic Masonic Building from the Urban Redevelopment Authority. […]

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