30 Aug

Indigenous: Dwayne Dolphin Album Release

Spanning Smooth Funk, Jazz, World, Brazilian and many other styles – this Dwayne Dolphin release brings something for everyone to the table. Local jazz stand out Dwayne Dolphin is a mainstay in the jazz scene, working with Pittsburgh greats such as Roger Humphries, Pete Henderson and Carl Arter. Throughout his career, Dolphin has had the opportunity to play […]

2018-08-30 8 p.m. 2018-08-30 9:30 p.m. America/New_York Indigenous: Dwayne Dolphin Album Release 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, August 30, 2018

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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14 Sep

Jazz Poetry Month: Oliver Lake & Li-Young Lee

Join us for an evening of jazz with Oliver Lake. Between jazz sets, he will also collaborate with Tuhin Das, Rickey Laurentiis, Yona Harvey and Li-Young Lee for a jazz and poetry interlude.   Featured Musician: Saxophonist, poet and composer Oliver Lake‘s artistic vision remains daring, unique and uncompromising, helping him maintain his place as one of the preeminent […]

2018-09-14 8 p.m. 2018-09-14 10 p.m. America/New_York Jazz Poetry Month: Oliver Lake & Li-Young Lee 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, September 14, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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15 Sep

Jazz Poetry Month: Stoop Is A Verb

Stoop is Verb is the culmination of over a decade of Oliver Lake’s creative work and residencies with City of Asylum on Pittsburgh’s Northside. Combining the community’s voices and talent, Stoop is a Verb will feature spoken word, poetry, music, and dance performance that captures the vitality and culture of life on the far side of […]

2018-09-15 8 p.m. 2018-09-15 10 p.m. America/New_York Jazz Poetry Month: Stoop Is A Verb 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, September 15, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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16 Sep

Jazz Poetry Month: Stoop Is A Verb

Stoop is Verb is the culmination of over a decade of Oliver Lake’s creative work and residencies with City of Asylum on Pittsburgh’s Northside. Combining the community’s voices and talent, Stoop is a Verb will feature spoken word, poetry, music, and dance performance that captures the vitality and culture of life on the far side of […]

2018-09-16 6 p.m. 2018-09-16 8 p.m. America/New_York Jazz Poetry Month: Stoop Is A Verb 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, September 16, 2018

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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20 Sep

Jazz Poetry Month: Stephan Crump & Rajiv Mohabir

Join us for an evening of jazz with Stephan Crump. Between jazz sets, he will also collaborate with Ava C. Cipri, Vanessa German, Sheryl St. Germain and Rajiv Mohabir for a jazz and poetry interlude. Featured Musician:  Memphis-bred, Grammy-nominated bassist/composer Stephan Crump has lived in Brooklyn since 1994. As a longtime collaborator with adventurous jazz composers (since […]

2018-09-20 8 p.m. 2018-09-20 10 p.m. America/New_York Jazz Poetry Month: Stephan Crump & Rajiv Mohabir 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, September 20, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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21 Sep

Jazz Poetry Month: Claudio Cojaniz & Shauna Barbosa

Join us for an evening of free jazz improvisations of blues, nenie, dances, and ritual songs with internationally known pianist, Claudio Cojaniz. Between jazz sets, he will also collaborate poet Shauna Barbosa and poets from the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa for a jazz and poetry interlude.   Featured Musician: Born in 1952, after his academic studies, Claudio Cojaniz worked […]

2018-09-21 8 p.m. 2018-09-21 10 p.m. America/New_York Jazz Poetry Month: Claudio Cojaniz & Shauna Barbosa 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, September 21, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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22 Sep

Jazz Poetry Month: Claudio Cojaniz & Daniel Borzutzky

Join us for an evening of free jazz with internationally known pianist, Claudio Cojaniz. Between jazz sets, he will also collaborate with Daniel Borzutzky as well as poets from the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa for a jazz and poetry interlude.   Featured Musician: Born in 1952, after his academic studies, Claudio Cojaniz worked extensively as a […]

2018-09-22 8 p.m. 2018-09-22 10 p.m. America/New_York Jazz Poetry Month: Claudio Cojaniz & Daniel Borzutzky 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, September 22, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
27 Sep

Jaimeo Brown: Americana Song with Jamaal May

Jaimeo Brown will perform African American songs, sampling spirituals and work songs and the earliest American music. Between sets, these musicians will also collaborate with Jamaal May and Adriana E. Ramírez for a jazz and poetry interlude.     Featured Musicians: Jaimeo Brown Drums and electronics  www.jaimeobrown.com Jaimeo Brown (pronounced jah-mayo) began his drum career at age 16 with […]

2018-09-27 8 p.m. 2018-09-27 10 p.m. America/New_York Jaimeo Brown: Americana Song with Jamaal May 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, September 27, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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28 Sep

Jaimeo Brown: Transcendence

Jazz has an indelible history of protest, and in a time of conflict and trouble, transcendence is recognition of the musician’s role as philosopher, and the potential of art to ask questions, build ideas and contribute to meaningful social change.    If you want to know what is important to a people – listen to […]

2018-09-28 8 p.m. 2018-09-28 10 p.m. America/New_York Jaimeo Brown: Transcendence 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, September 28, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
29 Sep

Jaimeo Brown: International Music

The music of the trio takes root African American songs, sampling spirituals and work songs and inherently making international connections. Between sets, these musicians will also collaborate with Osama Alomar, Lauren Russell, Jenny Johnson and Javier Zamora for a jazz and poetry interlude.     Featured Musicians: Jaimeo Brown Drums and electronics  www.jaimeobrown.com Jaimeo Brown (pronounced jah-mayo) began […]

2018-09-29 8 p.m. 2018-09-29 10 p.m. America/New_York Jaimeo Brown: International Music 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, September 29, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free RSVP
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City of Asylum creates a thriving community for writers, readers, and neighbors. We provide sanctuary to endangered literary writers, and offer a broad range of literary programs in a community setting to encourage cross-cultural exchange.

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