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23 Jul

Maria Caruso's Ornamental Ecstasy Presented by The Frick Pittsburgh

Join The Frick Pittsburgh for free performances inspired by our historic campus and our summer exhibitions, Cast in Chrome: The Art of Hood Ornaments and Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960. Dancer, choreographer, and director Maria Caruso and the artists of Bodiography contemporary ballet company move through the history of hood ornaments at the Car and Carriage Museum in the world premiere of Caruso’s dance film Ornamental Ecstasy, featuring an original score from composer and multi-instrumentalist Gala Aranaga. Live Q&A after the show.

2021-07-23 6:30 PM 2021-07-23 America/New_York Maria Caruso's Ornamental Ecstasy Presented by The Frick Pittsburgh - Alphabet City

Friday, July 23, 2021

6:30 PM

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29 Jul

Eco-Justice for All! Reading with Camille T. Dungy

City of Asylum is excited to present Camille T. Dungy, author of Trophic Cascade and editor of Black Nature: Four Centuries of African Nature Poetry and History in the series Eco-Justice for All! Poetry Confronts Climate Catastrophe. Dungy has introduced new ways of thinking about nature poetry while honoring the contribution of African American poets in this genre. In Trophic Cascade, Dungy writes through despair into hope on the subject of environmental degradation. Poet Laureate of Allegheny County Celeste Gainey will join Camille T. Dungy in conversation about her work and approach to writing with environmental justice in mind.

2021-07-29 7:00 PM 2021-07-29 8:00 PM America/New_York Eco-Justice for All! Reading with Camille T. Dungy - Alphabet City

Thursday, July 29, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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11 Aug

Latinx & Proud! Reading Series Special Edition

The Latinx & Proud! Reading Series is excited to feature powerhouse poet José Olivarez! (full lineup forthcoming) Latinx & Proud! continues the important work of celebrating Latinx artists, and empowering the local and national Latinx community in this ongoing series. This event is in proud partnership with The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, who’ve commissioned tonight’s poets to respond to their Border Cantos I Sonic Border Exhibit. This exhibit is a unique collaboration between American photographer Richard Misrach and Mexican American sculptor/composer Guillermo Galindo inspired by the Mexican-American border region and its human impact.
¡Ven a celebrar con nosotros! (Come celebrate with us!)

2021-08-11 7:00 PM 2021-08-11 8:30 PM America/New_York Latinx & Proud! Reading Series Special Edition 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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27 Aug

In Through the Outdoors Presented by The Frick Pittsburgh

Join The Frick Pittsburgh for free performances inspired by our historic campus and our summer exhibitions, Cast in Chrome: The Art of Hood Ornaments and Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960. Four Pittsburgh women musicians come together for one night to form The Out Door Girls. Inspired by the exhibition on view at The Frick Art Museum, Lucy Clabby, INEZ, Natalie Rogers, and Chloe Wiecz will interpret popular songs with themes of sport, fashion, and feminism.

2021-08-27 6:30 PM 2021-08-27 America/New_York In Through the Outdoors Presented by The Frick Pittsburgh - Alphabet City

Friday, August 27, 2021

6:30 PM

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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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