29 Jul

Helon Habila

Join us for reading with Helon Habila presenting his newly released novel, Travelers, a “startlingly imaginative” exploration of the African diaspora in Europe. This program will open with a reading from City of Asylum’s new writer-in-residence Bewketu Seyoum.  In Travelers, internationally acclaimed writer Helon Habila delivers a beautifully sculpted work of fiction that examines the lives of “travelers”—self-willed […]

2019-07-29 7:00 pm 2019-07-29 8:30 pm America/New_York Helon Habila 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, July 29, 2019

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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31 Jul

ReelQ: I'm Moshanty. Do You Love Me?

Join us for a screening of I’m Moshanty. Do You Love Me? presented by ReelQ. This screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Tim Wolff, via Skype!  (Run time: 1 hr 12 minutes) Papua New Guinea is one of the world’s most dangerous place to be a woman, with 70% reporting that they experienced family […]

2019-07-31 7:00 pm 2019-07-31 8:30 pm America/New_York ReelQ: I'm Moshanty. Do You Love Me? 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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14 Aug

Tania Grubbs: I AM, Volume 4 Color

Join us for an evening of original jazz with vocalist Tania Grubbs.  I AM: Volume 4, Color will explore the emotional effects of color in literature, poetry, and musical composition. I AM is a series of 60-80 minute concerts filled with original music, well known, and some less known standards along with interesting stories and researched facts. […]

2019-08-14 7:00pm 2019-08-14 9:00pm America/New_York Tania Grubbs: I AM, Volume 4 Color 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

7:00pm - 9:00pm

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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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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