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Art • Poetry • Music: MLK Day Celebration

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Art • Poetry • Music: MLK Day Celebration

Monday, January 21, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
3400 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216

Free admission 

On January 21, join the Charlotte community in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A powerful, collaborative concert by Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Quentin Talley’s OnQ Productions, David Tang’s Firebird Arts Alliance, and Opera Carolina. APM fuses music, spoken word and visual art with readings from iconic speeches by Dr. King.

Courtesy of Opera Carolina

The performance will feature 150 choral singers from the Firebird Arts Alliance’s choir – VOX, Charlotte Contemporary Ensemble, Carolina Chorale, members of the St. John’s Baptist, Caldwell Presbyterian Church choirs, and Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. Other special guests include slam poet Bluz as well as the Ocie Davis Jazz Quartet. Join us January 21 as we lift every voice and sing to celebrate Charlotte’s African-American community through the legacy of Dr. King.

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Venue

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
3400 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28202, NC 28216 United States