8 Jun

The Bail Trap: American Ransom Presented by City of Asylum and the ACLU-PA

On February 10, 2020 City of Asylum partnered with The ACLU-PA to screen The Bail Trap: American Ransom and a post-show talkback about the ways America’s money bail system contributes to mass incarceration and cycles of poverty. We’re rebroadcasting the film and discussion in this moment when education on the systems that contribute to racial […]

2020-06-08 7:00 PM 2020-06-08 8:30 PM America/New_York The Bail Trap: American Ransom Presented by City of Asylum and the ACLU-PA 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, June 8, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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10 Jun

Poetry Partnership of Pittsburgh Presented by Black Unicorn Library and Archive Project and the CAAPP

A collaborative effort of the Black Unicorn Library, Archive Project and the Center for African and African American Poetry and Poetics at the University of Pittsburgh, the Poetry Partnership of Pittsburgh offers community-based poetry-writing workshops that build community and support, celebrate, honor and center the knowledge, skills, pedagogies, and creative practices of Black and Brown […]

2020-06-10 7:00 PM 2020-06-10 8:00 PM America/New_York Poetry Partnership of Pittsburgh Presented by Black Unicorn Library and Archive Project and the CAAPP 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free TICKETS!
11 Jun

Brass at the Movies presented by River City Brass

Join River City Brass for a night at the movies! Featuring your favorite music from Hollywood’s biggest hits like Austin Powers, Indiana Jones, Jaws and much much more. Hosted by Artistic Director/Conductor James Gourlay, this program is sure to keep you at the edge of your seat! Streamed on The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh channel. (run-time 45 […]

2020-06-11 7:00 PM 2020-06-11 8:00 PM America/New_York Brass at the Movies presented by River City Brass 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, June 11, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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12 Jun

Chasing Elevation presented by Dreams of Hope

Chasing Elevation created and performed by theatriQ Youth Ensemble Streamed on The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh channel. (run-time 90 minutes) Each year, Dreams of Hope launches an original production created and performed by its theatriQ Youth Ensemble. The Ensemble’s latest play, Chasing Elevation, provides a science fiction experience through a decidedly queer lens. It is the year […]

2020-06-12 7:00 PM 2020-06-12 8:00 PM America/New_York Chasing Elevation presented by Dreams of Hope 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, June 12, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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16 Jun

How to survive in America w Damon Young

Renowned authors Damon Young (What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker) and Bassey Ikpi (I’m Telling the Truth but I’m Lying) will discuss the trials and tribulations of putting out their debut memoirs and other topics in this first installment of our new LIVE series “How to survive in America” hosted by Damon Young.   Streamed […]

2020-06-16 7:00 PM 2020-06-16 8:00 PM America/New_York How to survive in America w Damon Young 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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17 Jun

Galileo's Daughter, by Jessica Dickey Presented by City Theatre

Each year the Momentum Festival features a work by an alumni of the company’s Young Playwrights Festival, showcasing new plays in different stages of development.  Streamed on The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh channel. (run-time 90 minutes) Galileo’s Daughter by Jessica Dickey Directed by Kel Haney: A writer travels to Italy in search of letters […]

2020-06-17 7:00 PM 2020-06-17 8:30 PM America/New_York Galileo's Daughter, by Jessica Dickey Presented by City Theatre 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free TICKETS!
1 Aug

The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh

City of Asylum is excited to announce a new virtual home for the arts in Pittsburgh. The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh is our region’s first shared programming channel. It is a collaborative daily webcast that unites and streams programs by Pittsburgh’s arts organizations. By brining these creative forces together, The Show Must Go On(line) provides free access […]

2020-08-01 2020-08-01 America/New_York The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh - Alphabet City

Saturday, August 1, 2020

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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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