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6 Jul

JM the Poet & Amun Ray presented by 1hood Media

This program features new works created for our new virtual world by 1Hood Media artists, JM The Poet and Amun Ray. Their multi-genered works respond to the themes of Black Joy and Black Resilience. 1Hood Media is a collective of socially conscious artists and activists who utilize art to raise awareness of social justice issues […]

2020-07-06 7:00 PM 2020-07-06 8:15 PM America/New_York JM the Poet & Amun Ray presented by 1hood Media 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, July 6, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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7 Jul

Live from Alphabet City: Off Minor Jazz Series presented by City of Asylum

Join us for an evening of jazz broadcasted from the Alphabet City stage as part of the Off Minor Jazz Series. The quartet is the first band to return for a live performance since the shutdown. Sans a live audience, you can still give the band your energy by clicking the free registration button! Streamed […]

2020-07-07 7:00 PM 2020-07-07 8:30 PM America/New_York Live from Alphabet City: Off Minor Jazz Series presented by City of Asylum 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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8 Jul

Cave Canem presents Major Jackson & Evie Shockley

Even though the 2020 Cave Canem retreat was postponed, we’re honored to continue the tradition of a live Cave Canem reading—this year, virtually. Featuring poets Major Jackson and Evie Shockley, faculty from the 2020 Cave Canem retreat. Poets will read live from their homes. Streamed on The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh channel. (run-time 45 […]

2020-07-08 7:00 PM 2020-07-08 8:00 PM America/New_York Cave Canem presents Major Jackson & Evie Shockley 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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10 Jul

Bell Family & Friends presented by The Frick Pittsburgh

Enjoy an evening of music aimed at bringing people together in the spirit of peace, freedom, and respect. Tonight’s quartet features father and son Poogie (drums) and Winston Bell (saxophone) with Tony DePaolis (bass) and Ben Sherman (guitar). Streamed on The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh channel. (run-time 60 minutes) The sound of Grammy award winning Poogie Bell’s […]

2020-07-10 7:00 PM 2020-07-10 8:00 PM America/New_York Bell Family & Friends presented by The Frick Pittsburgh 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, July 10, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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13 Jul

The Untold Story of Emmitt Till presented by Sabira Cole Film Festival

On November 2, 2017 City of Asylum partnered with Sembène – The Film & Arts Festival to screen The Untold Story of Emmitt Till , tonight’s screening will feature a new live post-screening discussion and audience Q&A with Herb Boyd and director Keith Beauchamp.  Streamed on The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh channel. (run time: 90 minutes) […]

2020-07-13 7:00 PM 2020-07-13 8:30 PM America/New_York The Untold Story of Emmitt Till presented by Sabira Cole Film Festival 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, July 13, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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14 Jul

How to survive in America w Damon Young ft. Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Authors Damon Young (What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker) and NANA KWAME (Friday Black) will discuss the trials and tribulations of putting out their debut books, publishing, their creative process, and other topics in this third installment of our new LIVE series “How to survive in America” hosted by Damon Young.   Streamed on The […]

2020-07-14 7:00 PM 2020-07-14 8:30 PM America/New_York How to survive in America w Damon Young ft. Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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16 Jul

In the Company of Ghosts presented by New Hazlett Theater

What happens when we look in a mirror? Do we witness the reflection of our true selves or the sum of the ghosts that travel with us? This world premiere presented at New Hazlett Theater in September 2017 was the result of a two year collaboration between veteran artists Frank Ferraro and Adrienne Wehr. In […]

2020-07-16 7:00 PM 2020-07-16 8:30 PM America/New_York In the Company of Ghosts presented by New Hazlett Theater 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, July 16, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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24 Jul

Trio of Blues presented by The Frick Pittsburgh

Max Schang is a true master in connecting with the audience, always pulling out the right song for the moment. Be sure to dance along to this special presentation Trio of Blues. Streamed on The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh channel. (run-time 60 minutes) Max Schang (guitar & vocals), Jim Spears (bass & vocals), and Steve McMurray (drums) […]

2020-07-24 7:00 PM 2020-07-24 8:00 PM America/New_York Trio of Blues presented by The Frick Pittsburgh 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, July 24, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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27 Jul

SONG LANG presented by ReelQ

Join us for a screening of SONG LANG, hosted by ReelQ. Director Leon Le will introduce the film, give a live talkback, and lead the audience in a Q&A after the screening. Streamed on The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh channel. (run time: 120 minutes) Set in 1980s Saigon, well before the U.S. embargo on Vietnam was […]

2020-07-27 7:00 PM 2020-07-27 9:00 PM America/New_York SONG LANG presented by ReelQ 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, July 27, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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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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