15 Mar

Free Association Reading Series

Join us for intimate readings with exceptional writers co-curated by Pat Hart and Marc Nieson of the Free Association Reading Series.  Featured Writers: Dave Newman is the author of six books, including the novel East Pittsburgh Downlow (J.New Books, 2019), and the collection The Slaughterhouse Poems (White Gorilla Press, 2013), named one of the best […]

2020-03-15 5:00 PM 2020-03-15 6:30 PM America/New_York Free Association Reading Series 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, March 15, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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16 Mar

Choreographer Dean Moss: Excavated movements

Choreographer Dean Moss will explore the experience of assimilation with gentle twisted dances, in this performance work titled Your marks and surface. Choreographed and performed by Moss, the various dance solos feature music from acclaimed composer, sound artist, and long-time collaborator Stephen Vitiello, and a live reading of original poetry by Sandra Liu. Featured Performers: […]

2020-03-16 7:00 PM 2020-03-16 8:30 PM America/New_York Choreographer Dean Moss: Excavated movements 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, March 16, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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17 Mar

Bernardine Evaristo

Reading, discussion, and book signing with winner of the 2019 Booker Prize Bernardine Evaristo!  “Evaristo is known for narratives that weave through time and place with crackling originality. Girl, Woman, Other is no exception.”–Vogue (UK) Bernardine Evaristo is the award-winning British-Nigerian author of eight books. She is professor of creative writing at Brunel University London and a […]

2020-03-17 7:00 PM 2020-03-17 8:30 PM America/New_York Bernardine Evaristo 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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18 Mar

Art of Translation Series: Erín Moure

Join us for a reading and discussion moderate by Michelle Gil-Montero celebrating the work and artistry of literary translation featuring Canadian poet and translator Erín Moure. Moure will read from her newest translations: Sleepless Nights Under Capitalism: The Poems of John Wendell by Argentine poet and political exile Juan Gelman (1940-2014), and The Uplands: Book […]

2020-03-18 7:00 PM 2020-03-18 8:30 PM America/New_York Art of Translation Series: Erín Moure 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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19 Mar

Debut Novelist: Gabriel Bump

Join us for an evening of reading and discussion with debut novelist Gabriel Bump. In his alternately witty and heartbreaking debut novel, EVERYWHERE YOU DON’T BELONG, Gabriel Bump portrays the life of a young everyman. Claude McKay Love isn’t dangerous or brilliant—he’s just an average kid coping with abandonment, violence, riots, failed love, and societal pressures […]

2020-03-19 7:00 PM 2020-03-19 8:30 PM America/New_York Debut Novelist: Gabriel Bump 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, March 19, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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21 Mar

Little Decisions Feed Big Ideas with J. Albert Mann

Join us for a explorative workshop designed for young writers (13+) with author J. Albert Mann entitled Little Decisions Feed Big Ideas: Tools of the Writing Process. J. will read from her forthcoming middle grade novel, The DEGENERATES, discuss her creative process, and workshop your drafts in progress. Audience Q&A will follow. Please bring a draft […]

2020-03-21 2:00 PM 2020-03-21 4:00 PM America/New_York Little Decisions Feed Big Ideas with J. Albert Mann 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, March 21, 2020

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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22 Mar

American Monster

American Monster: Love & politics in an age of corruption Join us for a multicultural poetry reading in our intimate Word Cellar venue with Christian Nowlin, Jose Padua, Nikki Allen and Michael Simms presented in partnership with Vox Populi. “It is conventional to call ”monster” any blending of dissonant elements. I call ”monster” every original inexhaustible […]

2020-03-22 5 p.m. 2020-03-22 6:30 p.m. America/New_York American Monster 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, March 22, 2020

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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24 Mar

Latinx & Proud! Series: Melissa Lozada-Oliva

Join us for a reading celebrating the work of Latinx literary voices. This installment of the Latinx & Proud! Reading Series will feature Melissa Lozada-Oliva and Ana Portnoy Brimmer! (+TBA) Melissa Lozada-Oliva is an American poet and educator based in New York. She is the author of chapbooks Plastic Pajaros, Rude Girl is Lonely Girl! (Pizza Pi Press), […]

2020-03-24 7:00 PM 2020-03-24 8:30 PM America/New_York Latinx & Proud! Series: Melissa Lozada-Oliva 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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25 Mar

Reggie Watkins Quartet

Join us for an evening of jazz with the Reggie Watkins Quartet “The Group Dynamic.” The band will play selections from their upcoming CD entitled “Before You Go.” This will be one of Rossman and Potter’s last appearances in Pittsburgh before they move west in pursuit of their musical careers. “Reggie Watkins manages to improvise […]

2020-03-25 7:00 PM 2020-03-25 8:30 PM America/New_York Reggie Watkins Quartet 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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26 Mar

ReelQ: KANARIE

Join us for a screening of KANARIE, hosted by ReelQ. KANARIE (Afrikaans for ‘Canary’) is a coming-of-age musical war drama, about a young boy who discovers how through hardship, camaraderie, first love, and the liberating freedom of music, the true self can be discovered.  (run-time: 2 hrs, 4 min) A coming-of-age war musical about a […]

2020-03-26 7:00 PM 2020-03-26 9:30 PM America/New_York ReelQ: KANARIE 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, March 26, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

more info Free TICKETS!
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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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