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.
Latinx & Proud! Series: Denice Frohman
Tuesday, October 29 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
You are invited to the first reading of City of Asylum’s Latinx & Proud! Series, that celebrates the work of Latinx literary voices. This program features Denice Frohman, a poet and performer from New York City; M. Soledad Caballero, a Professor of English at Allegheny College; Tanya Shirazi, an MFA candidate in Fiction at the University of Pittsburgh; and Zeca Gonzalez, a slam-poet born in Maracaibo, Venezuela. The mission of the Latinx & Proud! reading series is to incite conversation, empower, and amplify the Latinx community in Pittsburgh and beyond.