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Tapestry of Dreams: 30th Anniversary of the MLK Jr. Concert

Date: 01/23/2011

Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: Ted Mann Concert Hall

Cost: Free

Description:

Tapestry of Dreams: Remembering Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Dr. Reginald Buckner, founder of the MLK, Jr. Concert
Featuring The Steeles, a family soul and gospel group based in the Twin Cities. The program will also feature music by the a cappella group 4Given; a multi-media presentation, “Jazz Moods for Dreamers,” adapted from Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz featuring Dr. John S. Wright, Morse-Amoco Distinguished Teaching Professor of Afro-American & African Studies and English at the University of Minnesota; community reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr; and a welcome from U of M president Robert Bruininks.

The late Reginald Buckner, a professor in the School of Music—and an accomplished performer, composer, and educator—founded the concert and began a tradition of celebrating the life and accomplishments of Dr. King through performing arts. The MLK, Jr. celebration is a joint program of the U of M’s Office for Equity and Diversity and the School of Music.

Contact:

  • Name: mus-ppr
  • E-mail: mus-ppr@umn.edu
  • Sponsored by: Music, Ted Mann Concert Hall, Office for Equity and Diversity, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Parking:

Convenient parking is available at the University's 19th Avenue and 21st Avenue parking ramps; you must pay a fee to park in these ramps. More information is also available on the University Parking and Transportation Services website.

Four handicapped parking spaces are available on a first come, first served basis adjacent to the main public entrance to Ted Mann Concert Hall. There is also a convenient circular driveway to allow patrons easy pick-up and drop-off access to the building.

Reservation Information:

This event is free and open to the public. Tickets and reservations not required. Seats are available on a first-come, first-seated basis.

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Lisa Marshall, School of Music, 612/626-1094 or mus-ppr@umn.edu.

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