Estonian Jazz Star Jaak Sooaar Returns to Pittsburgh

The Jaak Sooäär Trio+ Poet Kai Aareleid Tuesday, September 15th7:00 pm The Jaak Sooäär Trio made their US debut in Pittsburgh during Jazz Poetry 2016, and we’re still talking about the incredible concert experience. So, when we decided to commission new work and...

All Pittsburghers are Poets: Poem of the Week

Happy National Poetry Month! As we spend as much time at home as possible due to COVID-19, we invite you to tap into your own well of creativity. City of Asylum believes that All Pittsburghers are Poets, and now we want to hear from you! We are calling all residents...

Workshop for Young Writers Led by J. Albert Mann

Little Decisions Feed Big Ideas with J. Albert Mann Saturday, March 21st3:00 pm Calling all young writers! Join City of Asylum’s first explorative workshop designed for young writers (13+) led by author J. Albert Mann. J. will read from her forthcoming middle...

Pittsburgh’s Top Songwriting Talent

Songwriters in the Round Sunday, January 26th6:00 pm Have you ever wondered what it takes to write a new song? Ever been curious about the stories that inspire musicians to pluck a new chord or pen a new lyric? In this acoustic concert, four songwriters take turns...