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23 Jun

Spotlight: Performer Creations. Presented by City Theatre—Day One

Spotlight celebrates six unique voices and stories that show the artistic spirit is alive and thriving in Pittsburgh. Featuring short digital performances by Julianne Avolio, Martin Giles, Laurie Klatscher, Treble NLS, LaTrea Rembert, and Bria Walker. This is the first night of performances. Both June 23rd and June 24th are the same performance.

2021-06-23 7:00 PM 2021-06-23 America/New_York Spotlight: Performer Creations. Presented by City Theatre—Day One 318 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

7:00 PM

318 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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24 Jun

Spotlight: Performer Creations. Presented by City Theatre—Day Two

Spotlight celebrates six unique voices and stories that show the artistic spirit is alive and thriving in Pittsburgh. Featuring short digital performances by Julianne Avolio, Martin Giles, Laurie Klatscher, Treble NLS, LaTrea Rembert, and Bria Walker.
There are two ways to view this performance: live from the Sampsonia Way tent or streamed online via City of Asylum @ Home.

2021-06-24 7:00 PM 2021-06-24 America/New_York Spotlight: Performer Creations. Presented by City Theatre—Day Two 318 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, June 24, 2021

7:00 PM

318 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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25 Jun

The Magic Mansion Presented by The Frick Pittsburgh

Join The Frick Pittsburgh for free performances inspired by our historic campus and our summer exhibitions, Cast in Chrome: The Art of Hood Ornaments and Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960. The June installment features period music and sleight-of-hand magic transport you to Clayton, the Gilded Age home of the Frick family.

2021-06-25 6:30 PM 2021-06-25 America/New_York The Magic Mansion Presented by The Frick Pittsburgh - Alphabet City

Friday, June 25, 2021

6:30 PM

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27 Jun

Thomas Wendt Quartet

Join us for an evening of jazz with the Thomas Wendt Quartet!
Featured artists: Don Aliquu Jr. (Woodwinds) Clay Jenkins (Trumpet) Paul Thompson (Bass) Thomas Wendt  (Drums)

2021-06-27 6:00 PM 2021-06-27 America/New_York Thomas Wendt Quartet 318 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, June 27, 2021

6:00 PM

318 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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29 Jun

This Little Light. Presented by The Sabira Cole Film Festival

This Little Light (50 mins) tells the story of Wendi Moore-O’Neal, a Black Feminist freedom singer from New Orleans, fired from her community organizer job when she married her wife Mandisa. This Little Light is a self-determined portrait about the power of love, community, and the living legacy of the Black Southern Freedom movement.  It calls us to rethink work, build beloved community, and take risks in service to being free. 

2021-06-29 8:00 PM EDT 2021-06-29 9:30 PM EDT America/New_York This Little Light. Presented by The Sabira Cole Film Festival 318 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

8:00 PM EDT - 9:30 PM EDT

318 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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30 Jun

LA PREMIERE MARCHE Film Screening. Presented by ReelQ

Join us for the regional premier and unreleased screening of “LA PREMIERE MARCHE,” a film by Hakim Atoui & Baptiste Etchegaray, hosted by ReelQ. This program includes an exclusive interview with the film’s directors and some of the subjects involved in the making of the film.

2021-06-30 8:00 PM 2021-06-30 America/New_York LA PREMIERE MARCHE Film Screening. Presented by ReelQ 318 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

8:00 PM

318 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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1 Jul

Poets For The People of Gaza

The United Nations recently declared Israel to be an apartheid state. Naomi Shihab Nye and Michael Simms gather internation poets to read poems virtually to honor and draw attention to the struggle of the Palestinian people of Gaza.

2021-07-01 7:00 PM EDT 2021-07-01 America/New_York Poets For The People of Gaza - Alphabet City

Thursday, July 1, 2021

7:00 PM EDT

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14 Jul

Dwayne Dolphin Presented by Kente Arts Alliance

Dwayne Dolphin began playing both the drums and bass guitar at the tender age of ten. By the time Dolphin was fifteen, he was on the jazz scene working with Pittsburgh jazz greats like the great Roger Humphries. Throughout his career, Dolphin has had the opportunity to play and record with the “Who’s Who” of music, including Geri Allen, Nancy Wilson, Melba Moore, Fred Wesley, and Abby Lincoln. When he is not out on the road, he can be heard in and around Pittsburgh wherever good jazz is played.

2021-07-14 7:00 PM EDT 2021-07-14 America/New_York Dwayne Dolphin Presented by Kente Arts Alliance 318 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

7:00 PM EDT

318 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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16 Jul

Eco-Justice for All! Reading with CAConrad

City of Asylum is excited to present CAConrad, author of Ecodeviance: (Soma)tics for Future Wildness in the series Eco-Justice for All! Poetry Confronts Climate Catastrophe. The Pennsylvania-born poet brings together poetry and ritual to contemplate life and the self from the cosmic to the mundane. Poet Laureate of Allegheny County Celeste Gainey will join CAConrad in conversation about their work and their approach to writing with environmental justice in mind.

2021-07-16 7:00 PM 2021-07-16 8:00 PM America/New_York Eco-Justice for All! Reading with CAConrad - Alphabet City

Friday, July 16, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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23 Jul

Maria Caruso's Ornamental Ecstasy Presented by The Frick Pittsburgh

Join The Frick Pittsburgh for free performances inspired by our historic campus and our summer exhibitions, Cast in Chrome: The Art of Hood Ornaments and Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960. Dancer, choreographer, and director Maria Caruso and the artists of Bodiography contemporary ballet company move through the history of hood ornaments at the Car and Carriage Museum in the world premiere of Caruso’s dance film Ornamental Ecstasy, featuring an original score from composer and multi-instrumentalist Gala Aranaga. Live Q&A after the show.

2021-07-23 6:30 PM 2021-07-23 America/New_York Maria Caruso's Ornamental Ecstasy Presented by The Frick Pittsburgh - Alphabet City

Friday, July 23, 2021

6:30 PM

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