1/16/2012

King Day Celebration

DuSable Museum of African American History
740 E. 56th Pl.
Chicago 60637
(773) 947-0600

DuSable Museum will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the Civil Rights Movement with our annual King Day celebration. The day will be filled with live performances, storytelling, films, food and activities for the entire family.

IBLA Auditorium – Live Performances
11:00 am I’m Your Puppet Productions (60 min)
12:30 pm Mighty Times: The Children’s March
1:30 pm Alyo Children’s Theatre (45 min)
2:00 pm Joshua Troupe
4:00 pm “A Legacy for America’s Children”, written by Joan Collaso, is a musical narrative play that touches on the life and contributions of Civil Rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
5:00 pm Hip Hop Detoxx (60 min)

Ames – Live Performances
10:15 am Mighty Times: The Children’s March
11:00 am “Meet Dr. King” performed by Marcus Gentry (60 min)
12:30 pm Favorite Storytellers: K. Brownlee / T. Banks (60 min)
2:00 pm Sounds of the Revolution Film
3:30 pm Legacy Maggie Brown has a dynamic, entertaining way of teaching about the history and evolution of African American music in her one-woman show

Plus, films, arts and crafts, strolling characters and more.

Time: 10am - 5pm

Cost: General admission $10, members $8.

Ages: All ages


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