14 Sep

Jazz Poetry Month: Oliver Lake & Li-Young Lee

Join us for an evening of jazz with Oliver Lake and company. 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 Musicians: Yoichi Uzeki (piano) Robert Sabin (bas)s Gene Lake (drums) Bruce Williams (alto & soprano sax) Saxophonist, poet and composer Oliver Lake‘s […]

2018-09-14 7 p.m. 2018-09-14 9 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

7 p.m. - 9 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 7 p.m. 2018-09-15 9 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

7 p.m. - 9 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: Stephan Crump/ Ingrid Laubrock / Cory Smythe & Poet Rajiv Mohabir

Join us for an evening of jazz with Stephan Crump, Ingrid Laubrock and Cory Smythe. 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 Musicians: Stephan Crump (bass) Ingrid Laubrock (saxophone) Cory Smythe (piano) Stephan Crump, Ingrid Laubrock and Cory […]

2018-09-20 7 p.m. 2018-09-20 9 p.m. America/New_York Jazz Poetry: Stephan Crump/ Ingrid Laubrock / Cory Smythe & Poet Rajiv Mohabir 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, September 20, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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21 Sep

Jazz Poetry: Solo Piano Improvisations with Claudio Cojaniz & Poet 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 7 p.m. 2018-09-21 9 p.m. America/New_York Jazz Poetry: Solo Piano Improvisations with Claudio Cojaniz & Poet Shauna Barbosa 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, September 21, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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22 Sep

Jazz Poetry: Stride Piano with Claudio Cojaniz & Poet 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 7 p.m. 2018-09-22 9 p.m. America/New_York Jazz Poetry: Stride Piano with Claudio Cojaniz & Poet Daniel Borzutzky 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, September 22, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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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 7 p.m. 2018-09-27 9 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

7 p.m. - 9 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 their […]

2018-09-28 7 p.m. 2018-09-28 9 p.m. America/New_York Jaimeo Brown: Transcendence 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, September 28, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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29 Sep

Jaimeo Brown: International Suite

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 7 p.m. 2018-09-29 9 p.m. America/New_York Jaimeo Brown: International Suite 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, September 29, 2018

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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4 Oct

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Join musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a Activism and Engagement, a program celebrating the eclectic work of Leonard Bernstein. Hosted by Associate Conductor of the PSO Andres Franco, this program will feature members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Local writers will complement the evening with readings responding to Bernstein’ unique character, identity, faith and social activism.

2018-10-04 7 p.m. 2018-10-04 8:30 p.m. America/New_York The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, October 4, 2018

7 p.m. - 8:30 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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