Programs

SUNSTAR FESTIVAL 2020

***SUNSTAR FESTIVAL IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE***

KST Presents welcomes back the annual Sunstar Festival: Women & Music. The 2020 festival begins Friday, March 13 at 8:00pm with Classically Intimate, an evening of classical music curated by Pittsburgh’s own Anqwenique! Festivities continue on Saturday March 14 at 1:00pm with Sisters Are Doin’ It, a brunch and conversation hosted by Girls Running Sh**’s Markeea “Keea” Hart, Janita Kilgore, and Mia Marshall. The powerhouse-media podcasters lead the conversation around the various realities of being a Black woman in the Pittsburgh music scene. Sunstar 2020 concludes on Saturday, March 14 at 8:00pm with Mic Check, a showcase of Pittsburgh based women and non-binary artists working in Rap, R&B, Hip-Hop and Soul styles. Mic Check features Clara Kent, INEZ, Rhyme, and Brittney Chantele.


Sunstar Festival Lineup

Classically Intimate 
Curated by Anqwenique

***THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE***

Friday, March 13
7:00pm Lobby Opens
8:00pm Concert

KST’s Alloy Studios
5530 Penn Ave.

Pay What Makes You Happy!

We kick off Sunstar 2020 with an intimate evening of classical music curated by Pittsburgh based Anqwenique, an extremely versatile vocalist and teaching artist specializing in opera, classical music, jazz, and soul!


Sisters Are Doin’ It
A Brunch & Conversation Facilitated by Girls Running Sh**

***THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE***

Saturday, March 14
1:00pm Brunch
1:45pm Conversation

KST’s Alloy Studios
5530 Penn Ave.

Pay What Makes You Happy!

What does it mean to be a Black woman in Pittsburgh’s music scene? Join us for brunch and a conversation facilitated by power-house media trio and podcasters Girls Running Sh** (Markeea “Keea” Hart, Janita Kilgore, and Mia Marshall) who want to spread the word on self love and self worth to improve mental health – all while uplifting and providing a platform for women to shine!


Mic Check
Featuring Clara Kent, INEZ, Rhyme, and Brittney Chantele

***THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE***

Saturday, March 14
7:00pm Lobby Opens
8:00pm Concert

KST’s Alloy Studios
5530 Penn Ave.

Pay What Makes You Happy!

From producers, to vocalists, and songwriters to MC’s, Mic Check presents an evening of all Pittsburgh-based musicians that are putting their own spin on the local music landscape. Featuring R&B, Soul, Rap, and Hip-Hop, Clara Kent, INEZ, Rhyme, and Brittney Chantelle offer songs to inspire positive change, battle depression, and highlight the positivity of Black women and femmes worldwide.