Kelly Strayhorn Theater (KST) presents the 5th annual East Liberty Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from 12:00-4:00 p.m. Monday, January 20 at the Kelly Strayhorn (5941 Penn Avenue). Free and open to the public, the theme of this year’s festivities is “Every Voice Counts, Every Story Matters.” Beginning at noon, activities will be available in the lobby, led by partner organizations that work toward social justice in our community, including MGR Foundation, Garden of Peace Project, Love Front Porch, Union Project, Assemble, and Literary Arts Boom.
Beginning at 2:00 p.m., on-stage performances will feature talented youth ensembles from the region, including Hope Academy, CHANCE, 1Hood Media, Dreams of Hope, and KST’s own Soundwaves Steelband. Another Community partner, North Way Christian Communities, will have a project on display in the KST lobby and will offer activities in their office next door to KST.