East Liberty Celebrates MLK Day
January 21, 2019 | Noon - 3:00pm
Monday, January 21
Lobby Activities / Noon – 3pm
Performances / 1 – 2pm
Kelly Strayhorn Theater / 5941 Penn Ave
An inspiring cultural and community hub where residents of all ages can explore the importance of unity, conversation, and action. —NextPittsburgh
The 10th edition of East Liberty Celebrates MLK Day highlights the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to America. KST and a diverse mix of community partners team up to offer a day filled with inspiring performances and family-friendly activities that affirm Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s example of activism, and reminds youth of their power to transform our world.
Stop by any time between Noon to 3pm for engaging activities hosted by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – East Liberty, Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh, Assemble, True T PGH, Pittsburgh for Public Transit, Union Project, Xaz Walker, Reading is FUNdamentaland Repair the World: Pittsburgh. — Join us at the theater main-stage starting at 1pm for intergenerational performances emceed by Pittsburgh-based artivist Tori Snyder, and featuring the talents of Alumni Theatre Company, Balafon West African Dance Ensemble, Nick Daniels/The DANA Movement Ensemble, Dreams of Hopeand hip-hop artist Fly Revolutionary Hustler (FRH).
Made possible with generous support of the McKinney Charitable Foundation through the PNC Charitable Trusts Grants Review Committee, and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield.