11 Dec

Kenia: Celebrating 60 years of Bossa Nova

Celebrate 60 years of bossa nova with Brazilian native and vocalist Kenia and special guest Wesley Amorim, renowned guitarist, composer, and arranger from São Paulo, Brazil. Fresh off the release of his 2019 album, “Simas & Amorim duo – Deuce,” Wesley joins Kenia, Tony Grey on bass and James Johnson on drums. This program will […]

2019-12-11 7:00pm 2019-12-11 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Kenia: Celebrating 60 years of Bossa Nova 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

7:00pm - 8:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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12 Dec

Momentum Reading Series: Simona's Search

Join us for a staged reading of Simona’s Search with playwright Martin Zimmerman, presented in partnership with City Theatre.  The reading will be followed by a post-show discussion with the playwright and actors. Audiences are encouraged to engage with the work, and experience theater’s power to spark meaningful dialogue about complex issues. About Simona’s Search Simona’s […]

2019-12-12 7 p.m. 2019-12-12 9 p.m. America/New_York Momentum Reading Series: Simona's Search 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, December 12, 2019

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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15 Dec

TMT Trio

Join us for an evening of jazz with TMT Trio and visual artist Jerry Birchfield! TMT Trio joins forces with visual artist Jerry Birchfield for a unique multi disciplinary experience. This event will also be a CD and book release for a 2 CD set of music by TMT Trio with a book of photography […]

2019-12-15 6 p.m. 2019-12-15 7:30pm America/New_York TMT Trio 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, December 15, 2019

6 p.m. - 7:30pm

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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16 Dec

Sembène Film Festival: Eddie Jefferson documentary

Join us for a screening of Eddie Jefferson LIVE in concert from the Jazz Showcase presented by Sembène – The Film & Arts Festival. World renown saxophonist Richie Cole will leading the Q&A after the film. (run time: 60 minutes) The revered Jazz vocalist Eddie Jefferson, who was born in Pittsburgh 101 years ago, is […]

2019-12-16 7 p.m. 2019-12-16 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Eddie Jefferson documentary 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, December 16, 2019

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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17 Dec

Tania Grubbs: I AM, Volume 6 MUSIC

Join us for an evening of jazz tributes with vocalist Tania Grubbs as the I AM series comes to a close. In Vol. 6  Tania will celebrate artists & singer-songwriters Joni Mitchell and Laura Nyro. LAURA NYRO: one of the most gifted spiritual singer-songwriter with a gravitational pull towards the music she heard in the […]

2019-12-17 7 p.m. 2019-12-17 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Tania Grubbs: I AM, Volume 6 MUSIC 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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6 Jan

French Conversation Group

Do you want to maintain or perfect your French? Do you like lively conversation? Well, come join us for conversation in a welcoming environment where we’ll speak 100% in French. Proficiency in the language is required. (This event will be held downstairs in our Word Cellar.) Vous voulez maintenir ou perfectionner vos compétences en français […]

2020-01-06 6:00 PM 2020-01-06 7:00 PM America/New_York French Conversation Group 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, January 6, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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12 Jan

Editorial Masterclass with [PANK]'s Jessica Fischoff

Join Jessica Fischoff of [PANK] for a Master Class on Publishing! Learn all about publishing your writing in literary journals and presses! Space is limited, but open to all community members of all levels. Bring your own writing supplies.  We will discuss tactics of how to prepare a successful submission and how to find the […]

2020-01-12 3:00pm 2020-01-12 4:30pm America/New_York Editorial Masterclass with [PANK]'s Jessica Fischoff 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, January 12, 2020

3:00pm - 4:30pm

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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14 Jan

Kickback: Exposing the Global Corporate Bribery Network

Join us for an evening of reading and discussion with David Montero! Kickback explores a global system of corruption and inequality: it traces how many of the most prestigious corporations in the world, including Fortune 500s, pay billions of dollars in illegal bribes every year to some of the most authoritarian and repressive regimes in […]

2020-01-14 7 p.m. 2020-01-14 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Kickback: Exposing the Global Corporate Bribery Network 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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19 Jan

Free Association Reading Series

Join us for the season return of intimate readings with exceptional writers co-curated by Pat Hart and Marc Nieson of the Free Association Reading Series.  Featured Writers: Chiwan Choi is the author of 3 books of poetry, The Flood (Tía Chucha Press, 2010), Abductions (Writ Large Press, 2012), and The Yellow House (CCM, 2017). He wrote, […]

2020-01-19 5:00 p.m. 2020-01-19 6:30 p.m. America/New_York Free Association Reading Series 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, January 19, 2020

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free TICKETS COMING SOON
21 Jan

Latinx & Proud! Series: Carlos Andrés Gómez

Join us for a reading celebrating the work of Latinx literary voices. This installment of the Latinx & Proud! Reading Series will feature Carlos Andrés Gómez, Diannely Antigua, Juno Nascimento, and Rosa Iris Alvarez.  Featured Performers: Carlos Andrés Gómez is a Colombian American poet from New York City & the author of Hijito (ee-HEE-toe), winner […]

2020-01-21 2020-01-21 America/New_York Latinx & Proud! Series: Carlos Andrés Gómez 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free TICKETS COMING SOON
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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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