Also On New Pittsburgh Courier:
Red Carpet Rundown: 2016 Oscars
22 photos Launch gallery
|MUSICAL TRIBUTE—Music of celebration was in the air Jan. 16 as the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater brought a day of tribute honoring Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Free to the public, the event showcased performances from CAPA High School, the Alumni Theater Company, Hip Hop on L.O.C.K, ABAFASI and the August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble. Featured were song, dance, poetry and African drumming that lifted the audience to their feet. Local organizations New Voices Pittsburgh, Thomas-Merton Center, Women of Color for Reproductive Justice and Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh, Inc., hosted information tables in the lobby inviting all to upcoming activities throughout the community, honoring the ideals of Dr. King. Above: Students from the Alumni Theater Company pose in the lobby after their performance.