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

The Greene Space presents a night of music, poetry, and dance

Thursday January 15 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm


Through live performances and lively conversation, we will explore the role of movement in activism during a celebration with a range of artists whose work has been influenced and inspired by the legacy of Dr. King. 

Co-hosted by WNYC’s John Schaefer of Soundcheck and Wes Jackson, founder of the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival

Watch a live video webcast beginning at 7pm ET:



  • Dister – Dancer, Choreographer, and Visual Artist
  • Liza Jessie Peterson – Poet/Actress
  • Dancers from Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company
  • Anjali and Ariya Blow – 6th and 7th grade girls oratorical tribute to Dr. King
  • DJ Natasha Diggs
  • Morley – Jazz, Folk and Soul musician
  • Khorikos – NYC-based a capella ensemble
  • Batala – International samba drumming music group
  • Maya Azucena – Singer-Activist
  • Bethany and Rufus and Peter Yarrow (of Peter Paul and Mary)

Event Details

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

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