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 list of all scheduled events, visit the Alphabet City website.
Guardians Of Sound: The Acoustic Hip Hop Ensemble
Thursday, November 15 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Guardians Of Sound present The Acoustic Hip Hop Ensemble, the realization of an Advancing Black Arts Award received by Michael Chapman. The evening’s featured artists are Christian Nowlin (writer, producer, lyricist), Idasa Tariq (writer, producer, lyricist), Ryan McMasters (composer, arranger, bassist), Brittany Trotter (flutist), Kathleen Andrews (violinist), Ahmer’e Blackman (cellist), Ayesha Scott (vocalist), and Sean McMasters (percussionist).