Opera Carolina is presenting a free collaborative art/music/poetry program celebrating Charlotte’s black culture.
The event takes place Monday, January 21st, 2019, 2018, at 7 p.m., at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Road.
Celebrating Charlotte’s African-American community and the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is a powerful, collaborative concert by:
- Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
- Quentin Talley’s OnQ Productions
- David Tang’s Firebird Arts Alliance
- Opera Carolina
- Charlotte Contemporary Ensemble
- Carolina Chorale
- Members of the St. John’s Baptist Choir
- Members of Caldwell Presbyterian Church choir
- Slam poet Bluz as well as the Ocie Davis Jazz Quartet
The performances fuses music, spoken word and visual art with readings from iconic speeches by Dr. King.
More MLK Day events around Charlotte
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Monday, January 21, 2019