City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It promises to be a hub for Pittsburgh’s readers and writers, jazz and small-scale music and performance, and artistic experimentation. It is a home for diverse voices from around the globe – a place where Pittsburgh meets the world and the world meets Pittsburgh. It also serves as a home for many partnering artists and organizations in our own community. To view all of the events that are scheduled, visit the Alphabet City website.
Free Association Reading Series
Sunday, February 16 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm
Come to Alphabet City for intimate readings with exceptional writers co-curated by Pat Hart and Marc Nieson of the Free Association Reading Series. Featured writers for the evening are Erinn Batykefer, author of Allegheny, Monongahela, The Artist’s Library, and Epithalamia; Daniela Buccilli, author of poetry chapbook What it Takes to Carry; Jonathan Callard, who writes, lives, and sings in Pittsburgh, and leads writing workshops at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.