Free Summer Events at 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. Summer@Alphabet City is City of Asylum’s two-month festival of author readings, live jazz, films, and children’s storytelling. You can download a printable Summer @ Alphabet City calendar. To view more details for all of the events that are scheduled, visit the City of Asylum @ Alphabet City website.
PEN America Town Hall Meeting
Thursday, July 27 at 8:00 pm
Join PEN America representatives, Julie Trébault and Rebecca Stump, to discuss new initiatives by PEN America, including the Artists at Risk Connection, new regional programming, and more! City of Asylum President, R. Henry Reese, will be on hand to explore upcoming partnerships and initiatives between City of Asylum and PEN America. This is your opportunity to be part of an open discussion of all facets of PEN and what sorts of programming you’d most like to see locally. The event is free and open to anyone interested in the realm of free expression, literature, and artistic freedom.