8 Aug

Roger Humphries & RH Factor

(2 hrs. approximate run time) Join us for an evening of jazz with local legend Roger Humphries and his band! Roger Humphries is rated by music critics as one of the most exciting percussionists in the business. He has provided the rhythmic beat for such greats as Ray Charles, Horace Silver, Richard “Groove” Holmes, Stanley Turrentine, […]

2018-08-08 8 p.m. 2018-08-08 10 p.m. America/New_York Roger Humphries & RH Factor 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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13 Aug

Sembène Film Festival: Marcus Garvey: Look For Me in the Whirlwind (U.S./Jamaica)

Join us for a screening of Marcus Garvey: Look For Me in the Whirlwind presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival.    “…spellbinding, passionate, and powerful…You won’t be able to leave your seat.” – Hollywood Reporter Marcus Garvey: Look For Me in the Whirlwind, the first comprehensive documentary to tell the life story of this controversial leader, […]

2018-08-13 7 p.m. 2018-08-13 9 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Marcus Garvey: Look For Me in the Whirlwind (U.S./Jamaica) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, August 13, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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14 Aug

Tomoko Omura’s Post Bop Gypsies

Tomoko Omura’s Post Bop Gypsies are a modern take on the classic, violin, guitar and bass instrumentation. The New York City based trio also features Alex Goodman on guitar and George DeLancey on bass. The band is on the road celebrating their self titled 2017 debut release (Inner Circle Music 2017). Featured Musicians: Tomoko Omura […]

2018-08-14 8 p.m. 2018-08-14 10 p.m. America/New_York Tomoko Omura’s Post Bop Gypsies 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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15 Aug

MCG Jazz All-Stars

The MCG Jazz All-Stars present a tribute concert celebrating Sergio Mendes’ Bossa Rio Sextet as part of Pittsburgh’s Jazz Days of Summer!   Featuring the musicians of the Manchester Craftmen’s Guild. MCG Jazz All-Stars James Moore – trumpet Mike Tomaro – saxophone Jeff Bush – trombone Alton Merrell – piano Marty Ashby – guitar Tony […]

2018-08-15 8 p.m. 2018-08-15 10 p.m. America/New_York MCG Jazz All-Stars 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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16 Aug

Mark Bingham: Lost Hoagy Carmichael

Mark Bingham performs “Lost Hoagy Carmichael,” a curated set of little-known and previously unrecorded songs by the famed composer of American standards such as “Stardust,” “The Nearness of You,” and “Georgia on My Mind.”   Working from the vast collection in the Hoagy Carmichael Collection at the University of Indiana’s Archive of Traditional Music, Bingham has excavated unaccompanied lyrics, handwritten […]

2018-08-16 8 p.m. 2018-08-16 9:30 p.m. America/New_York Mark Bingham: Lost Hoagy Carmichael 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, August 16, 2018

8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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20 Aug

ReelQ: Mr. Gay Syria

Join us for the Pittsburgh premiere screening (before its theatrical release) of Mr. Gay Syria, presented by ReelQ.  Set in Istanbul and Berlin, Mr. Gay Syria follows two gay refugees as they try to rebuild their lives after fleeing the war in Syria. Husein is a 24-year-old barber who escaped to Istanbul with his parents and […]

2018-08-20 7 p.m. 2018-08-20 9 p.m. America/New_York ReelQ: Mr. Gay Syria 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, August 20, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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25 Aug

Ceinwen King-Smith

Join us for a family-friendly afternoon of storytelling with Ceinwen King-Smith.  Though she can’t prove it, Ceinwen King-Smith thinks she is the only blind American teacher to travel to China to teach Russian.  She has gone to China 20 times to teach English, and will probably return there this summer.  She has taught mathematics in Canada and […]

2018-08-25 3 p.m. 2018-08-25 4 p.m. America/New_York Ceinwen King-Smith 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, August 25, 2018

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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26 Aug

Parker & Throckmorton

Join us for an evening of jazz with Chris Parker and David Throckmorton. Parker/Throckmorton is a band co-lead by Brooklyn based guitarist, Chris Parker, and Pittsburgh based drummer, David Throckmorton. Chris and David have been performing together for 10 years. The group performs frequently as a duo and as a trio. Joining them is bassist, […]

2018-08-26 6 p.m. 2018-08-26 8 p.m. America/New_York Parker & Throckmorton 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, August 26, 2018

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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27 Aug

Sembène Film Festival: Nothing But The Truth (South Africa)

Join us for a screening of Nothing But The Truth presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival.  Nothing But The Truth is a gripping investigation into the complex dynamic between those blacks who remained in South Africa and risked their lives to lead the struggle against apartheid and those who returned victoriously after living in exile. In New […]

2018-08-27 7 p.m. 2018-08-27 9 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Nothing But The Truth (South Africa) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, August 27, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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29 Aug

City of Asylum Staff Showcase

Join us for an evening of songs, readings, performances and more presented by the staff here at City of Asylum! City of Asylum employees will showcase their personal creativity on Alphabet City’s mainstage at the first ever staff showcase. Various COA staff will present their creative work as a way for audiences to get acquainted […]

2018-08-29 8 p.m. 2018-08-29 10 p.m. America/New_York City of Asylum Staff Showcase - Alphabet City

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

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