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26 Oct

'Associate' Episode 3 presented by RealTime Interventions

Streamed on City of Asylum’s Virtual Channel. (run-time 75 minutes) RealTime will host another swim in the subconscious with Episode 3 of the new crowdsourced creative experience, ASSOCIATE! We’ll feature four award-winning artists who will use free association to mine their subconscious in real time, with help from you, the online audience! Equal parts talk show, game show, happening and salon, ASSOCIATE brings artists […]

2020-10-26 7:00 PM 2020-10-26 8:15 PM America/New_York 'Associate' Episode 3 presented by RealTime Interventions 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, October 26, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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28 Oct

'March For Dignity' Film Screening presented by ReelQ

Streamed on City of Asylum’s Virtual Channel. (run-time 90 min) Join us for a screening of the 2020 documentary MARCH FOR DIGNITY hosted by ReelQ and an exclusive interview with filmmakers John Eames (Director/Producer) and Cassandra Roberts (Producer/Editor). Feature documentary March for Dignity follows a small group of LGBTI+ activists in Tbilisi, Georgia as they attempt to conduct the first Pride march in […]

2020-10-28 7:00 PM 2020-10-28 8:30 PM America/New_York 'March For Dignity' Film Screening presented by ReelQ 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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29 Oct

Casey Cep, Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

Streamed on City of Asylum’s Virtual Channel. (run-time 90 minutes) Renowned journalist and author Casey Cep presents her New York Times bestseller FURIOUS HOURS. In conversation with Maud Newton.  In Furious Hours, Casey Cep masterfully brings together the tales of a serial killer in 1970s Alabama and of Harper Lee, the beloved author of To Kill a Mockingbird, […]

2020-10-29 7:00 PM 2020-10-29 8:30 PM America/New_York Casey Cep, Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, October 29, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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1 Nov

Freedom to Create Virtual Keynote ft. Salman Rushdie and Russell Banks

Help us celebrate the Freedom to Create at our annual fundraising Gala and Keynote event! We are honored to feature renowned authors and founders of the Cities of Asylum movement Salman Rushdie and Russell Banks as this years keynote speakers.

2020-11-01 5:00 PM 2020-11-01 6:00 PM America/New_York Freedom to Create Virtual Keynote ft. Salman Rushdie and Russell Banks 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, November 1, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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5 Nov

Sabira Cole Film Festival- “Local Legacies” Give Him Sky

(run-time 2.5 hrs)  Join us for the 1st annual Sabira Cole Film Festival. This film festival ventures online for 2020, inviting viewers into a new virtual space that continues to bring the Pittsburgh community a curated collection of independent cinema from or about the African Diaspora. This year’s festival brings not just dynamic features and short […]

2020-11-05 6:00 PM 2020-11-05 10:00 PM America/New_York Sabira Cole Film Festival- “Local Legacies” Give Him Sky 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, November 5, 2020

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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8 Nov

Free Association Reading Series presented by City of Asylum

(run time 60-min) *please note the 5:00 PM start time* Join us for an intimate evening of live readings with exceptional Pittsburgh writers co-curated by Pat Hart and Marc Nieson of the Free Association Reading Series. Featured Writers: JC Lee writes essays on art and the body. Her writing has appeared in Hotel Amerika, Mid-American Review, Critical Quarterly, […]

2020-11-08 5:00 PM 2020-11-08 6:00 PM America/New_York Free Association Reading Series presented by City of Asylum 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, November 8, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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10 Nov

Elena Ferrante & 'The Lying Life of Adults': translator conversation

Streamed on City of Asylum’s Virtual Channel. (run-time 60 minutes including audience Q&A) *Please note the 6pm start time.* Ann Goldstein. renowned translator of Elena Ferrante’s novels, including The Lying Life of Adults and My Brilliant Friend,  joins us for a conversation with Ferrante publisher Michael Reynolds. The publication of The Lying Life of Adults is among the year’s biggest literary […]

2020-11-10 6:00 PM 2020-11-10 7:30 PM America/New_York Elena Ferrante & 'The Lying Life of Adults': translator conversation 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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14 Nov

Boom Slam Puppet Jam Presented by the Children's Museum and Boom Concepts

(run-time 60 min) * please note the 1:00 PM start time*  Puppet Karaoke, collaborative performance project of Dave English and DS Kinsel, is exactly what it sounds like: – karaoke using puppets! Puppet Karaoke provides a unique new way to perform your favorite tunes or explore new music with friends and family. Don’t have a […]

2020-11-14 1:00 PM 2020-11-14 2:00 PM America/New_York Boom Slam Puppet Jam Presented by the Children's Museum and Boom Concepts 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, November 14, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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17 Nov

Latinx & Proud! Reading Series Returns

Streamed on City of Asylum’s Virtual Channel.  (75 minute run-time)  This installment of the Latinx & Proud! Reading Series features Casandra López, and Angela Velez (+TBA) hosted by Eloisa Amezcua. Join us to celebrate the work of Latinx literary voices as this series celebrates one year of empowering local and nationa Latinx authors and performers. ¡Ven a celebrar con […]

2020-11-17 7:00 PM 2020-11-17 8:30 PM America/New_York Latinx & Proud! Reading Series Returns 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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18 Nov

Bassel & the Supernaturals presented by City of Asylum

Streamed on City of Asylum’s Virtual Channel. (run-time 90 minutes) Bassel & the Supernaturals join us live from Chicago celebrating the release of their new length album Smoke & Mirrors! This program will include live dispatches from the band and an audience Q&A. Bassel & The Supernaturals tells the story of Bassel Almadani’s experience as a first generation […]

2020-11-18 7:00 PM 2020-11-18 8:30 PM America/New_York Bassel & the Supernaturals presented by City of Asylum 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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