Free Event 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 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 City of Asylum @ Alphabet City website.
Aster(ix) Reading Series: Patricia Engel & Adriana E. Ramírez
Thursday, March 16 at 8:00 pm
Come to Alphabet City for a free reading with Patricia Engel and Adriana E. Ramírez as part of the Aster(ix) Reading Series. Patricia Engel is the author of the acclaimed novel The Veins of the Ocean, as well as Vida and It’s Not Love, It’s Just Paris. Adriana E. Ramírez is a Mexican-Colombian writer, digital maker, and performance poet based in Pittsburgh. Once a nationally ranked slam poet, she co-founded the Pittsburgh Poetry Collective and continues to perform on stages around the country. In 2013, she and novelist Angie Cruz founded Aster(ix) Journal, a literary journal giving voice to the censored and the marginalized. She is a member of the English faculty at the University of Pittsburgh.