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.