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Movement: A Celebration Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thursday January 14 2016 • 7:00pm - 7:00pm ET
In-person event

Nai Ni Chen


Join us for an exploration of the role that movement has in activism in this celebration hosted by WQXR’s Terrance McKnight.

Featuring live performances and conversation with a range of artists whose work has been influenced and inspired by the legacy of Dr. King.

Video Webcast

You can also watch it live here at 7:00pm ET


Nai Ni Chen, a choreographer who creates dance performances with the intention of bringing people together to celebrate their differences, explore their heritage and imagine a boundless future.

Soul Steps, an African-American step dance group that combines percussive movement, hip-hop rhythms and call and response to create an explosive art form.

Harlem Chamber Players, an ethnically diverse collective of professional musicians dedicated to bringing high-caliber, affordable and accessible live classical music to people in the Harlem community and beyond.

Diversity Youth Theaterperforming an excerpt from “The Movement,” an a cappella musical inspired by the 1963 children’s march against segregation in Birmingham, Alabama. 

Joshua Bennettan award winning writer, author, poet and doctoral candidate at Princeton University; his work has taken him from the Sundance Film Festival to the White House and across three continents; additionally he is a recent National Poetry Series Prizewinner for his book The Sobbing School, forthcoming from Penguin Books.

Event Details

The Greene Space
44 Charlton Street
New York , NY United States

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