Upcoming Events

  • KST Presents

    May 25 - 26, 2018

    Blak Rapp M.A.D.U.S.A :: Mary’s Daughter – Memoirs of an Artivist

    Mary’s Daughter: Memoirs of an Artivist is a one woman play about the life and times of Melanie Carter, artistically known as the Hip Hop Artivist, Blak Rapp Madusa. An autobiographical satire filled drama that seeks to contextualize black women's lives as a complex interaction of identities and illustrate the intersecting issues of race gender, religion, activism and mass incarceration with hip hop as a lens to view cultural climate in which they exist.

  • KST Presents

    June 2, 2018

    Tenth Annual Full Bloom Summer Dance Party

    Put on your dancing shoes for Full Bloom, KST’s celebration of summer in the city. The annual benefit bash pulses with energy as visitors flock to East Liberty for live performances, food and drink from the best East End bars and restaurants, and a playlist of awesome dance music.

  • KST Presents

    June 16, 2018

    Center for African American Poetry and Poetics :: Because Blackness Like Poetry Means Many Things

    Four fellows from Cave Canem—one of the most influential poetry organizations in the world—offer an evening of new poetry and conversation. The program features reading from Samiya Bashir, Eisa Davis, Ruth Ellen Kocher, and avery r. young, while highlighting the work of this venerable institution

Classes + Workshops

  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Poogie Bell :: Clef-Note Workshop Series

    KST community workshops are designed to challenge the physicality and techniques of participants of all skill-levels. Guest are invited to learn the practices of Freshworks Artist in Residency Anthony B. Mitchell Jr. and Noel Quintana.

  • Saturdays / February 17 - April 14, 2018 | 9a - Noon

    KST’s Alloy School + Showcase | Spring 2018

    KST's Alloy School is a creative and noncompetitive community where learning is guided by professional dancers and master teachers. From toddlers to tweens, enjoy KST’s Alloy School’s diverse range of classes that include dance, acting, and yoga.