Slideshow: Jazz Poetry Concert 2012 Highlights
On September 8th, 2012, City of Asylum/Pittsburgh hosted its 8th annual Jazz Poetry Concert at the New Hazlett Theater in Pittsburgh’s North Side. The concert featured performances by Oliver Lake’s Steel Quartet with Meshell Ndegeocello, and readings and poetry by Patricia Smith, T.J. Dema, Luis Bravo, Israel Centeno, and Khet Mar. In addition to the performances were interviews with writers Nyein Thit and Tsering Woeser, who have both been persecuted for their writing by their respective governments.
A full video of the concert can be found here.