31 Mar

Thoth Trio (U.S.)

Join us for an evening of live jazz with the Thoth Trio (U.S.)! Labelled as “intense acoustic jazz”, Thoth Trio plays largely original works and lesser-played compositions by composers such as Thelonious Monk, Ornette Coleman, Billy Strayhorn, and Sam Rivers. The players in Thoth Trio are at the center of a creative music scene in […]

2017-03-31 8 p.m. 2017-03-31 America/New_York Thoth Trio (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

March 31, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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1 Apr

Pittsburgh Fringe Festival

The Pittsburgh Fringe Festival presents a full day of theatrical experiences here at City of Asylum! About the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival: Fringes are unjuried theatre festivals featuring mostly performance art – from traditional theatre to puppetry to spoken word. The first Fringe started in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947, and has grown into one of the […]

2017-04-01 12 p.m. 2017-04-01 4 p.m. America/New_York Pittsburgh Fringe Festival 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

April 1, 2017

12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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2 Apr

Pittsburgh Fringe Festival

The Pittsburgh Fringe Festival presents a full day of theatrical experiences here at City of Asylum! About the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival: Fringes are unjuried theatre festivals featuring mostly performance art – from traditional theatre to puppetry to spoken word. The first Fringe started in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947, and has grown into one of the […]

2017-04-02 12 p.m. 2017-04-02 4 p.m. America/New_York Pittsburgh Fringe Festival 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

April 2, 2017

12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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4 Apr

ReelQ: Out in the Dark (Israel)

Join us for a screening of  Out in the Dark (Israel) presented by ReelQ & JFilm.   Compelling and intimate, Michael Mayer’s tense first feature follows a border-crossing relationship between an Israeli lawyer and an increasingly desperate Palestinian student. Nimer, an ambitious Palestinian student in the West Bank, dreams of a better life overseas. One fateful […]

2017-04-04 7 p.m. 2017-04-04 America/New_York ReelQ: Out in the Dark (Israel) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

April 4, 2017

7 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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6 Apr

Carousel: Poems & Stories (U.S.)

Join us for a reading with Judith R. Robinson (U.S.). Judith will be reading from her new work, Carousel.   Reading and writing are the two sides of world-exploration. Poems and stories, at their best, are at once both unique and all-embracing, and as necessary to a fully realized life as food and drink—and more, a human pleasure. While Carousel, contains […]

2017-04-06 7 p.m. 2017-04-06 America/New_York Carousel: Poems & Stories (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

April 6, 2017

7 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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8 Apr

The Daniel Bennett Group (U.S.)

Join us for an evening of modern jazz with The Daniel Bennett Group (U.S.). The Daniel Bennett Group plays modern jazz, fused with elements of surf rock and avant-pop. Daniel Bennett Group is currently touring to promote their newest album, ‘Sinking Houseboat Confusion’ (Manhattan Daylight Media). Bennett is joined by renowned guitarist Nat Janoff and well […]

2017-04-08 8 p.m. 2017-04-08 America/New_York The Daniel Bennett Group (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

April 8, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
9 Apr

Life and Dreams in the Burgh (U.S./Russia)

Join us for a screening of the locally-produced film project Life and Dreams in the Burgh hosted by the film’s creator, former City of Asylum artist-in-residence Tatiana Istomina (Russia). Life and Dreams in the Burgh is Tatiana Istomina’s experimental film weaving together factual and fictional stories recorded in Pittsburgh, PA. The film conjures up the psychological landscape […]

2017-04-09 3 p.m. 2017-04-09 America/New_York Life and Dreams in the Burgh (U.S./Russia) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

April 9, 2017

3 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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13 Apr

The Butcher Boy (Ireland)

Join us  for a screening of The Butcher Boy hosted by author Patrick McCabe (Ireland).   Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. Unfortunately, one tragedy after another, […]

2017-04-13 8 p.m. 2017-04-13 America/New_York The Butcher Boy (Ireland) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

April 13, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
15 Apr

Storytelling with Diane Ferlatte (U.S.)

Bring the whole family to a morning of storytelling with internationally-renowned performer Diane Ferlatte (U.S.)!  Nominated for a Grammy for Children’s Recording, storyteller Diane Ferlatte is a multi-award winning performer, who has captivated audiences in over 20 countries across six continents. While many of her stories & songs have African and African American roots, she loves […]

2017-04-15 11 a.m. 2017-04-15 America/New_York Storytelling with Diane Ferlatte (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

April 15, 2017

11 a.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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19 Apr

Jazz Surgery with Tony Campbell (U.S.)

Join us for an evening of jazz with Tony Campbell (U.S.)! Local Pittsburgher and Saxophonist Tony Campbell plays “straight ahead” jazz inspired by the legendary masters such as Coltrane, Parker, and Turrentine. In addition to performing regularly around town, Tony is actively involved with Jazz education. Featuring: Antonio Croes: piano Miles Jackson: bass Ben Sherman: […]

2017-04-19 8 p.m. 2017-04-19 America/New_York Jazz Surgery with Tony Campbell (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

April 19, 2017

8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
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