Free Virtual 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. To view all of the events that are scheduled, or to register for an event, visit the Alphabet City website.
Bound in the Bond of Life: Pittsburgh Writers Reflect on the Tree of Life Tragedy
Tuesday, October 20 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
On October 27, 2018, morning Shabbat services were being held at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill when a lone gunman entered the building and opened fire killing eleven people and injuring six more in the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in American history. The essays in Bound in the Bond of Life: Pittsburgh Writers Reflect on the Tree of Life Tragedy, written by local journalists, academics, spiritual leaders, and other community members, reveal a city’s attempts to come to terms with an unfathomable horror.