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WDKX.com » Event » Martin Luther King Jr Events Around the City of Rochester
Jan 22nd 2012 7:00 pm
Martin Luther King Jr Events Around the City of Rochester

What: The Marin Luther King Jr. And Greater Rochester Commission 1st Annual Pre-King Celebration

When: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday January 15, 2012

Where: The City Atrium, 30 Church St.

Details: MLK Community Reception, Featuring a variety of performances by local youth to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King JR. and To Express their stand against Bullying.

Free And Open To The Public

What: The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Community-Wide Interfaith Worship Service

When: 9 a.m. Monday January 16, 2012

Where: Eastman Theater 26 Gibbs St.

Details: The essay contest MLK Greater Rochester Choir.

Free And Open To The Public

WHAT: 2012 Expressions of Kings' Legacy Celebration

WHEN: Noon to 2 p.m., January 23, 2012

WHERE: Rochester Institute of Technology Gordon Field House and Activities Center, 1 Lomb Memorial Drive

DETAILS: Free and open to the public. Registration is required and can be done at www.RIT.Edu or by calling 475-6546.

DESCRIPTION: Former Princeton professor, philosopher, musician and civil rights activist Cornel West will give the keynote address the 2012 Expressions of King's Legacy Celebration Jan. 23 at Rochester Institute of Technology.
West will highlight two days of activities to commemorate Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. He will be joined by Rochester's Garth Fagan Dance Company and renowned poet Joshua Bennett, who will perform during the program.

A Pre-Event Celebration
Poetry Slam

Begins at 7 p.m. on January 22, 2012
"The Brave Voice: Writing Your Truth," featuring Bennett, in Java Wally's in RIT's Wallace Center.

The event is free and open to the public.

Source: Henrietta Post.