11 Jul

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, […]

2018-07-11 8 p.m. 2018-07-11 10 p.m. America/New_York Roger Humphries & RH Factor 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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15 Jul

Joel Pace Organ Trio (U.S.)

Join us for an evening of jazz with the Joel Pace Organ Trio! The Joel Pace Organ Trio plays jazz in the style popularized by the great organ groups of the 1950’s and 60’s. Groups led by organists such as Jimmy Smith, Jack McDuff, Jimmy McGriff and Groove Holmes and guitarists like Wes Montgomery, Grant Green […]

2018-07-15 6 p.m. 2018-07-15 8 p.m. America/New_York Joel Pace Organ Trio (U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, July 15, 2018

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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16 Jul

Sembène Film Festival: Panomundo (Trinidad & Tobago)

(1 hr. approximate run time) Join us for a screening of Panomundo presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival.  The first of a series, Panomundo Part 1: The Evolution of the Steelpan is a look at the history ​of the steelpan (steel drum) from its inception ​in Trinidad & Tobago, its gaining of international recognition at the […]

2018-07-16 7 p.m. 2018-07-16 8 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Panomundo (Trinidad & Tobago) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, July 16, 2018

7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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17 Jul

(412) Slam!

The Pittsburgh Poetry Collective is proud to present our annual slam competition to select the spoken word poet to represent the city of Pittsburgh at the Individual World Poetry Slam 2018, in San Diego California! Spoken Word Poets will compete in 3 rounds of slam with 3 different time limits (4 minutes, 1 minute and […]

2018-07-17 7 p.m. 2018-07-17 10 p.m. America/New_York (412) Slam! 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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19 Jul

Yoko Suzuki Trio (Japan/U.S.)

Join us for an evening of jazz with the Yoko Suzuki Trio, playing a mix of jazz standards and original songs.  Yoko Suzuki is an alto saxophonist working in Pittsburgh and New York City. She started to take classical piano lessons at the age of six and continued on until graduating from high school. Throughout […]

2018-07-19 8 p.m. 2018-07-19 10 p.m. America/New_York Yoko Suzuki Trio (Japan/U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, July 19, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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21 Jul

Storytelling with Eshu Bumpus

(1 hr. approximate run time)  Join us for an afternoon of family-friendly storytelling with renowned storyteller Eshu Bumpus.  Eshu Bumpus captivates his audience by telling a variety of African, African-American and World folktales leavened with music, humor and mystery. Eshu is a renowned storyteller, an accomplished jazz vocalist and a master at physical characterization. He has performed […]

2018-07-21 3 p.m. 2018-07-21 4 p.m. America/New_York Storytelling with Eshu Bumpus 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, July 21, 2018

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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22 Jul

Free Association @ City of Asylum Reading Series

Join us for an intimate evening of readings with exceptional writers co-curated by Pat Hart and Marc Nieson of the Free Association Reading Series.    Featured Writers:  Paola Corso is the author of poetry and fiction set in her native Pittsburgh where her Italian immigrant family worked in the steel mills, most recently The Laundress Catches Her Breath, […]

2018-07-22 5 p.m. 2018-07-22 6:30 p.m. America/New_York Free Association @ City of Asylum Reading Series 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, July 22, 2018

5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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23 Jul

ReelQ: Play the Devil (Trinidad & Tobago)

(1.5 hrs. approximate run time) Join us for a screening of Play the Devil, presented by ReelQ.   A young man torn between reality and opportunity Gregory, a gifted working-class teenager from Paramin, stars in a theater play that brings him to the attention of James, an affluent businessman. The two men strike an uncanny friendship […]

2018-07-23 7 p.m. 2018-07-23 8:30 p.m. America/New_York ReelQ: Play the Devil (Trinidad & Tobago) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, July 23, 2018

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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24 Jul

Etta Cox

Join us for an evening of jazz with Etta Cox! Etta Cox has been voted “Best Jazz Vocalist” in Pittsburgh for 8 consecutive years and has received the Harry Schwalb Award for Excellence in the Arts , was selected as one of the 25 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN IN PITTSBURGH by Pittsburgh Magazine , voted Performer of […]

2018-07-24 8 p.m. 2018-07-24 10 p.m. America/New_York Etta Cox 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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25 Jul

Stories That Heal: Abeer Y. Hoque (Nigeria/Bangladesh/U.S.)

Join us for NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania’s Stories That Heal reading series—featuring Abeer Y. Hoque author of Olive Witch: A Memoir!  Stories That Heal is a series that highlights local authors who live with and/or have a loved one who lives with mental health conditions. Their stories of lived experience promote empathy, foster resilience, and uncover the truths about living with a […]

2018-07-25 7 p.m. 2018-07-25 8 p.m. America/New_York Stories That Heal: Abeer Y. Hoque (Nigeria/Bangladesh/U.S.) 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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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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