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. The revered Jazz vocalist Eddie Jefferson, who was born in Pittsburgh 101 years ago, is captured in his last […]

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 original jazz with vocalist Tania Grubbs.  I AM: Volume 6, Music will be a culmination of various visual and artistic elements. The 6th of the I AM series, created by vocalist/ Producer/Composer Tania Grubbs will explore MUSIC through in an auditory, visual & kinesthetic presentation. I AM is a series […]

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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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

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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 and Diannely Antigua. More performers TBD.  Featured Performers: Carlos Andrés Gómez is a Colombian American poet from New York City & the author of Hijito (ee-HEE-toe), winner of the […]

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

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6 Feb

Memoir Series: Jaquira Díaz & Kaveh Akbar

Join us for an evening of readings & discussion celebrating the work of Jaquira Díaz and Kaveh Akbar, presented in partnership with Chatham University‘s Creative Writing MFA program, Words Without Walls, and funding from The National Endowment for the Arts. Featured Writers: Jaquira Díaz is the author of Ordinary Girls, a Summer/Fall 2019 Indies Introduce Selection, […]

2020-02-06 7 p.m. 2020-02-06 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Memoir Series: Jaquira Díaz & Kaveh Akbar - Alphabet City

Thursday, February 6, 2020

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

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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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Sanctuary

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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