MLK Celebration 2016

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Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with activities for all ages. Come early for an MLK Birthday Party for kids with cupcakes plus crafts. Other activities include: "Da Up Raise: A Choreopoem," presented by the Positive Social Change Theater/Performing Arts Program of Augusta Fells Savage High School of Baltimore, MD which combines theater, spoken word, dance, and song to make a better tomorrow; a choral performance by the acapella group, Shades of Yale; and a screening and post-film talk of Profiled, a documentary about the pervasiveness and persistence of racial divides in America. The panelists are the film’s director, Kathleen Foster; Tawanda Jones, sister of Tyrone West, who was killed in Baltimore by officers during a routine traffic stop; Sonia Kumar, staff attorney for the ACLU of Maryland; and Mark Puente, an investigative reporter for the Baltimore Sun who has been nominated three times for a Pulitzer Prize. 

Schedule of Events

11amMLK Children’s birthday party with teaching artist Culture Queen
12pmMLK Birthday Cupcakes
12pm-4pmCreate an MLK-themed craft with community artist Sallah Jenkins
12:30pmThe Positive Social Change Theater/Performing Arts Program of Augusta Fells Savage High School presents a work in progress entitled "Da Up Raise: A Choreopoem" that combines spoken word, dance, and song in a theatrical conversation to achieve healing, understanding and hope.
1:30pmFilm Screening of Profiled followed by a panel that includes the director, Kathleen Foster
3:30pmShades of Yale acapella chorus performance

    
  
 
   
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"PROFILED" Trailer from William Lehman on Vimeo.

 

Let us know you're coming. Click here to RSVP online.

Other MLK Weekend Events

Monday, January 18: Enjoy special admission of $5 all during MLK Weekend. On Monday, attend a reading of The Meeting, a play about an imaginary meeting between Dr. King and Malcolm X. Click here to see the schedule for MLK Day, Monday, January 18.

 

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A family enjoying MLK Weekend at the museum.
Date and Time
Saturday, January 16, 11:00 am
Contact Information
For more information call 443-263-1800
Admission
$5 Special Admission