City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It is 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. To view a complete list of all scheduled events, visit the Alphabet City website.
Sembène Film Festival: Every Cook Can Govern
Saturday, November 10 from 7:00 to 9:30 pm
Come to a free screening of Every Cook Can Govern presented by Sembène – The Film & Art Festival. Every Cook Can Govern is the first feature length documentary to explore the life, writings, and politics of the great Trinidadian-born revolutionary C.L.R. James. The film interweaves exclusive, never-before-seen footage of C.L.R. James with unique testimony. The result is an epic feature-length documentary which grapples with issues from colonialism to cricket, from slavery to Shakespeare, from Marxism to the movies, and from reading to revolution.