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 Alphabet City website.
Conversation with Xandria Phillips
Wednesday, January 15 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Come to City of Asylum’s intimate Word Cellar for a conversation and Q&A with Xandria Phillips, award-winning writer and artist. Xandria will present on compiling research and its creative application in their first book, HULL, and through their present and projected work in both literary and visual form. Xandria is a short-term City of Asylum resident, staying in partnership with the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics and the August Wilson House. During their time in residency, Xandria will be using artist studio space at Radiant Hall in the Northside.