Free Screening at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City
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 more details for all of the events that are scheduled, visit the City of Asylum @ Alphabet City website.
Sembène Film Festival: But Then, She’s Betty Carter
Tuesday, January 16 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Enjoy a screening of But Then, She’s Betty Carter presented by Sembène – The Film & Art Festival. This lively film is an unforgettable portrait of legendary vocalist Betty Carter, one of the greatest living exponents of jazz. Uncompromised by commercialism throughout her long career, she has forged alternative criteria for success. Parkerson’s special film captures Carter’s musical genius, her paradoxical relationship with the public, and her fierce dedication to personal and artistic independence.