5 Apr

Kate Daniels

Please join us for a reading with Kate Daniels, Ellen Smith, and Andy Feathers presented by Michael Simms and Vox Populi. Guggenheim Fellow Kate Daniels’ new book of poems In the Months of my Son’s Recovery describes a mother’s descent into Hell to save her son. What she finds is that she cannot save him – she can save […]

2019-04-05 6 p.m. 2019-04-05 7:30 p.m. America/New_York Kate Daniels 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Friday, April 5, 2019

6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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7 Apr

Toi Derricotte: Celebration & Book Launch

Join us for a reading with Toi Derricotte celebrating the launch of her new poetry collection “I”: New and Selected Poems. After the reading, stay for a screening of Strong Words: The Art of Toi Derricotte.  The program will include a short interlude between the reading and screening. 5 p.m. – Reading and Q&A 7 p.m. – Full […]

2019-04-07 5 p.m. 2019-04-07 9 p.m. America/New_York Toi Derricotte: Celebration & Book Launch 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, April 7, 2019

5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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8 Apr

Women in Food

How much harder is it for women to open restaurants in Pittsburgh? Or is it? Join us for a lively panel discussion of women chefs and restaurateurs in different points in their careers on the state of restaurants in the city and whether gender is an influencing factor in startup to success. This program will be […]

2019-04-08 5:30 p.m. 2019-04-08 7:30 p.m. America/New_York Women in Food 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, April 8, 2019

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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9 Apr

Sembène Film Festival: Been Rich All My Life

This program is SOLD OUT. Please contact us about our waitlist policy. Join us for a screening of Been Rich All My Life presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival. (Runtime: 81 minutes) The Silver Belles are a group of classy, sassy hoofers who met in the 1930s as chorus dancers at the famed Apollo and Cotton […]

2019-04-09 7 p.m. 2019-04-09 9 p.m. America/New_York Sembène Film Festival: Been Rich All My Life - Alphabet City

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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10 Apr

Steel City Slam

Steel City Slam hosts Pittsburgh’s annual poetry slam championship! 13 poets enter. One emerges victorious. The winner of this slam will be reigned Pittsburgh’s 2019 Champion and will recieve a cash prize, fame, and glory! The top 4 poets will have the opportunity to compete as a team in a future regional competions and marquee […]

2019-04-10 7 p.m. 2019-04-10 9:30 p.m. America/New_York Steel City Slam 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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11 Apr

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Join musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for In Memory Of… Remembrance and Dedication, a program celebrating life, death, memory, family and friends. In Memory Of… Remembrance and Dedication is an exploration of Sr. Edward Elgar’s Enigma Variations and Leonard Slatkin’s Kinah, musical pieces that were composed in dedication to their family and friends respectively. Writers Brittany […]

2019-04-11 7 p.m. 2019-04-11 9 p.m. America/New_York Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Thursday, April 11, 2019

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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13 Apr

Storytelling with Len Cabral

Join us for an afternoon of family-friendly storytelling with Len Cabral. Len Cabral is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning storyteller and author who has been engaging and entertaining audiences with his storytelling performances for over 30 years. A great grandson of a Cape Verdean whaler whose grandparents immigrated to America from the islands off the coast of West […]

2019-04-13 3 p.m. 2019-04-13 4 p.m. America/New_York Storytelling with Len Cabral 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Saturday, April 13, 2019

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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14 Apr

Free Association Reading Series

Join us for an intimate evening of readings with exceptional writers co-curated by Pat Hart and Marc Nieson of the Free Association Reading Series.    Featured Writers: Lynn Emanuel is the author of five books of poetry, Hotel Fiesta, The Dig, Then, Suddenly–, Noose and Hook, and, most recently, The Nerve Of It : Poems New […]

2019-04-14 5 p.m. 2019-04-14 6:30 p.m. America/New_York Free Association Reading Series 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Sunday, April 14, 2019

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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15 Apr

Art of Translation Series: Emma Ramadan

Join us for our first reading celebrating the work and artistry of literary translation. This inaugural program of our Art of Translation Series will feature translator Emma Ramadan and French author Brice Matthieussent reading from their work The Revenge of the Translator, presented in partnership with Deep Vellum.  The work of a masterful novelist and translator collide in […]

2019-04-15 7 p.m. 2019-04-15 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Art of Translation Series: Emma Ramadan 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Monday, April 15, 2019

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

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

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16 Apr

Miles Okazaki's Trickster

Join us for an evening of jazz with Miles Okazaki playing original compositions from his new album Trickster.  Trickster is Miles Okazaki’s fourth album of original compositions.  The album was released on Pi Recordings in 2017 to great acclaim, called “a brilliant individual statement” and “a mature work for the ages” by Pop Matters, “a true concept album” by the Wall Street Journal, […]

2019-04-16 7 p.m. 2019-04-16 8:30 p.m. America/New_York Miles Okazaki's Trickster 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212 Alphabet City

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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

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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