City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It is 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 a complete list of all scheduled events, visit the Alphabet City website.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Thursday, October 4 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Join musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for Activism and Engagement, a program celebrating the eclectic work of Leonard Bernstein. Hosted by Associate Conductor of the PSO Andres Franco, this program will feature members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: Rodrigo Ojeda, PSO Pianist; Lorna McGhee, Principal Flute; and Victoria Luperi, Associate Principal Clarinet. Local writers will complement the evening with readings responding to Bernstein’ unique character, identity, faith and social activism. Featured writers are Jessica Lanay Moore and Deena November.