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EventDown with the King: oderving the legacy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr,.
PlaceFleetwood Jourdain Community Center
Address1655 Foster St. Evanston.IL.


MEDIA CONTACT:  Paula Danoff, pdanoff@evanstonartcenter.org or

(847) 475-5300 ext. 206       


In Celebration of Birthday Of Dr, Martin Luther King Jr, the Evanston Art Center, Fleetwood Jordan Theater, and Insight Arts Will Present an Evening Program Exploring His Legacy Through Current Visual Culture and Political Moment on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.


PROGRAM: Down With the King: Observing the Legacy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. DATE: Tuesday January 22, 2013

TIME: 7pm- 9pm




  In celebration of the birthday of Dr, Martin Luther King Jr., the Evanston Art Center, Fleetwood Jordan Theater, and Insight Arts will present a program on the legacy of Dr. King viewed through our current visual culture and political moment. An idea exchange will follow the film screening moderated by W. Keith Brown, Evanston Art Center Director of Education. This event features his Mountaintop Speech, an interview expert from James Baldwin and viewing work by two contemporary artists.

The program is free and open to public.


Mountaintop Speech delivered April 3, 1968 at the Mason Temple (Church of God in Christ Headquarters) in the Memphis, Tennessee the day before King was assassinated (23 minutes)

James Baldwin 1963 interview on the Kenneth Clark Show (7minutes)

  Sharon Hayes &ldquo In the Near Future,&rdquo 2009

Glenn Ligon &ldquo Condition Report,&rdquo 2000

  Note: The Fleetwood Theater is holding its own MLK Day event at their community center on January 19th 12pm.     



                    A non-profit organization, the Evanston Art Center is dedicated to fostering the appreciation and expression of the arts among diverse audiences. The Art Center offers extensive and innovative instruction in broad areas of artistic endeavor through classes, exhibitions, interactive arts activities, and community outreach initiatives.


For more information, please visit us online at www.evanstonartcenter.org, or call

Paula Danoff, Director of Communications, at 847-475-5300 ext. 206.



Start DateTuesday, January 22, 2013
Start Time7:00 PM
End Time9:00 PM
Additional InformationPaula Danoff
Web Addresshttp://www.evanstonartcenter.org

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