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 pm2019-07-29 8:30 pmAmerica/New_YorkHelon Habila40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212Alphabet City
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 pm2019-07-31 8:30 pmAmerica/New_YorkReelQ: I'm Moshanty. Do You Love Me?40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212Alphabet City
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 7:00pm2019-08-14 9:00pmAmerica/New_YorkTania Grubbs: I AM, Volume 4 Color40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212Alphabet City
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.