Martin Luther King Celebration

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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 Jourdain Theater, and Insight Arts Will Present an Evening Program Exploring His
Legacy Through Current Visual Culture and Political Moment on Tuesday, January
22, 2013.

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
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 “In the Near Future,” 2009

Glenn Ligon “Condition Report,”

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.




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