Summer @ Alphabet City Means Two Months of Free Events
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. Summer@Alphabet City is City of Asylum’s two-month festival of author readings, live jazz, films, and children’s storytelling. All events are FREE and accessible. You can download a printable Summer @ Alphabet City calendar. To view more details for events, and to see all of the events that are scheduled, visit the City of Asylum @ Alphabet City website.
Tuesday, June 27 at 8:00 pm
Enjoy a free reading with a Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Margo Jefferson. Margo is the author of Negroland, which won the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography, The International Bridge Prize and The Heartland Prize. Her previous book was On Michael Jackson. She has been a staff writer for The New York Times and Newsweek. She has authored and performed a theater piece, Sixty Minutes in Negroland. She teaches in the School of the Arts Writing Program at Columbia University.