Tickets & Events
October 3 | 7:30 PM
Is there a connection between the criminalization of Black youth by mass media and law enforcement surrounding events in Ferguson, Missouri and similar events surrounding Black youth in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania? On October 3, 2014, 1Hood Media, will host a conversation that seeks to answer this question, as well as other questions surrounding the portrayal of Black youth, Hip Hop’s responsibility in this issue, and the militarization of local law enforcement as they mobilize against Black youth.
October 5 | 7 PM
Join Jamie Erin Murphy and Shana Simmons for Discussion and Dance. Come see and talk about the new works-in-progress the two Pittsburgh based choreographers are sharing at Alloy Studios!
October 11 | 8 PM
A musical collaboration by vocalist Anqwenique Wingfield, composer Daniel Bernard Roumain and poet Yona Harvey. This performance of classical and jazz inspired music features dancer and choreography by Anthony Williams & Company.
October 17 | 8 PM
Fresh Works is KST’s month-long creative learning program for Pittsburgh-based artists. The program provides artists with production support, lighting and sound design, and 80 hours at The Alloy Studios to research, explore, play, and finally share a work-in-progress performance.
October 18 | 8 PM
Kente Arts Alliance presents the Alto Madness Series which will feature two concerts at two great venues and feature three great bands. Buy tickets for both concerts and save.
October 24 | 8 PM
An evening of dancing, instrumental, hip-hop, classical, African, and folk music, as part of the ongoing Groove Aesthetic series.
October 25 | 7:30 & 9:30 PM
Included on Business Insider’s list of “50 Women Who Are Changing the World” and Rolling Stone’s list of “50 Funniest People Now,” Tig Notaro was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2014 for her sophomore release LIVE. The album sold over 100,000 units in just 6 weeks, which is unheard of today. Louis CK is quoted as saying that it is one of the best stand-up performances he ever saw.
November 7–8 | 8 PM
TanzTheater André Koslowski returns for a full presentation of this dynamic and haunting performance, following the work-in-progress presentation in June 2013.
November 29 | 8 PM
Celebrate the birthday of internationally acclaimed pianist, composer, Pittsburgh-native, and KST namesake Billy Strayhorn.