An evening with writer and poet Elizabeth Acevedo. Novelist Angie Cruz moderated a conversation and audience Q&A. This event was in partnership with Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures and...
Wit(h)ness: An Evening with Elizabeth Acevedo
Dreamspace Residency 2021: Joel Dias-Porter
Community Workshop taught by Joel Dias-Porter at the Hill District Community Engagement Center, hosted in conjunction with City of Asylum and August Wilson House. Photos by Lisette Escaríz-...
Wit(h)ness: Helga Davis & Naima Ramos-Chapman
Helga Davis and Naima Ramos-Chapman, in creative conversation, each perform new works. Conversation moderated by Dawn Lundy Martin, followed by audience Q&A. Photos by Lisette Escaríz-Ferrá...
Simone White, (T)rap Music & Poetry
Hosted by poet Simone White with poets Tongo Eisen-Martin and Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, a partnership of CAAPP and the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater. February 29, 2020.
Reading Justin Phillip Reed
Poets Simone White and Tongo Eisen-Martin, poet & performance artist Jaamil Kosoko present responses to CAAPP Fellow Justin Phillip Reed's forthcoming book The Malevolent Volume....
Keith Wilson with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Poet and game designer Keith Wilson shares his work with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at City of Asylum.
Conversation with Xan Phillips
Poet and visual artist Xan Phillips shares their work at City of Asylum.
Hands-On Community Writing Workshop with Sonia Sanchez
Sonia Sanchez leads an interactive community writing workshop at the Blakely Program Center.
Sonia Sanchez & Marilyn Nelson Reading and Q&A
Marilyn Nelson & Sonia Sanchez read their work; Yona Harvey moderates, leading Q&A.
Tyrone Williams & Julie Patton Reading and Q&A
Tyrone Williams and Julie Patton present their work; Dawn Lundy Martin leads Q&A.
Hands-on Community Writing Workshop with Tyrone Williams and Julie Patton
Tyrone Williams and Julie Patton lead an interactive writing workshop at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater Alloy Studios in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Won't You Celebrate with Me: Poetry and Prose from the Director's Chair
Four brilliant Black women scholars, writers, activists, and poets Dawn Lundy Martin (Director of the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics), Nicole Sealey (Executive Director of Cave...
Aux Arias: An Evening of Duets and Arias from the opera "Virgula Divina"
Librettist and CAAPP Graduate Student Assistant Jessica Lanay and composer Karen Brown stage an evening of duets and arias from their opera Virgula Divina. Interdisciplinary soprano...
Launch of Ross Gay's "The Book of Delights: Essays" and Saretta Morgan Reads
City of Asylum's Alphabet City celebrates the launch of Ross Gay's latest publication, The Book of Delights: Essays, and poet and text-based artist Saretta Morgan reads from her latest...
An Evening with Carrie Mae Weems and Claudia Rankine
Poet Claudia Rankine stages an excerpt of her play White Card, and photographer and visual artist Carrie Mae Weems gives a presentation on appropriation and the intersection of music...