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. And it is also a home for many partnering artists and organizations in our own community. To view all of the events that are scheduled, visit the City of Asylum @ Alphabet City website.
Storytelling with Antonio Rocha
Saturday, January 28 at 11:00 am
Join City of Asylum for a free family-friendly storytelling event with Antonio Rocha. Born and raised in Brazil, Antonio presents a unique fusion of verbal narrative and mime that has taken his work to 16 countries across 6 continents. With his tenor voice, realistic sound effects and exquisite moves, he is sure to take you into a journey of a life time. Here in the USA, where he has made his home for the past 28 years, Antonio has performed at prestigious venues such as the National Storytelling Festival, The Smithsonian, The Kennedy Center, The Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, The Mesa Performing Arts Center and more.