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East Liberty Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr., Day

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Kelly Strayhorn Theater was packed for an afternoon of performance Monday afternoon, with an overflow crowd in the lobby.

It was East Liberty’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King’s birthday. 245 more words


Dance Beat: KST, Kimono, Freak

HAPPY. It was a monumental birthday, the Kelly Strayhorn Theater’s 100th, and KST sponsored a cocktail party by some of the singular individuals who helped to make it the adventurous arts establishment and community center that it is today. 340 more words


A new dance work explores love and friendship between African-American men

By Steve Sucato

Beyond simply entertaining audiences, concert dance is an important means of self-expression for its creators and performers. Some artists employ dance as a forum to air their thoughts and feelings on issues important to them. 376 more words

Pittsburgh City Paper

Moroccan choreographer Hind Benali takes a journey of self-discovery in 'Identity'

By Steve Sucato

Moroccan-based dancer/choreographer Hind Benali’s new work, Identity, began as a solo journey of self-discovery after the deaths of her two grandmothers in the same year. 251 more words

Pittsburgh City Paper

Kelly Strayhorn Heads 'Under The Umbrella Tree' For Benefit Screening

Since 2000, Bright Kids Uganda has served as a sanctuary for displaced and orphaned children. On Oct. 12th, the Kelly Strayhorn Theater will host a fundraising event for the foundation with a screening of… 231 more words