NMU ANNOUNCES MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION

MARQUETTE - "Furthering the Dream," a celebration honoring Martin Luther King Jr., is planned at Northern Michigan University Jan. 15-2 1.

The NMU and surrounding communities are encouraged to participate in any or all of the events listed below:

Tuesday, Jan. 15

-"Keeping the Dream Alive" concert featuring the Northern Michigan University Choir and the Renaissance High School Choir of Detroit, along with special guests Larry Woodard and John Anthony; 7:30 p.m., Vandament Arena.

Thursday, Jan. 17

-Giving Women Back Their Bodies; Giving Women Back Their Voice. A performance workshop led by guest artist Gilbert Doho. He will demonstrate simple techniques of empowerment. 7:30 p.m., Black Box Theatre, McClintock 102.

-Performance by singer and pianist Larry Woodard of New York City. He is a guest of the NMU music department through the King*Chavez*Parks visiting professorship program. 7:30 p.m., Great Lakes Rooms, University Center.

Saturday, Jan. 19

-"Unite Tonight," a community gathering hosted by Diversity Student Services to celebrate all peoples through word, music, dance and song. 7:30 p.m., Jamrich Hall 103.

Monday, Jan. 21

-"We Have a Dream," a commemorative walk in support of unity and civil rights. Begins at 2 p.m. from the lobby of Payne/Halverson Halls.

All of January

-Month-long display at the Olson Library covering the history of diversity on campus from the first class to the present#

The Martin Luther King Jr. celebration is coordinated by the Ethnic Cultural and Diversity Committee at NMU. For more information, contact Cecilia Pang at 227-2705.



Prepared By
Kristi Evans
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