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Harlem Celebrates Martin Luther King

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Join us in Harlem to celebrate Martin Luther King’s birthday.

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2014

2:00 PM-3:30 PM. Riverside Church Hosts Rev. Michael Walrond, Martin Luther King III & Others to Celebrate MLK Jr.’s Legacy.  2:00-3:30 PM in the Nave, 490 Riverside Drive (bet. 120th & 122nd), Morningside Heights. |www.theriversidechurch.org 

 

3:00 PM – Apollo Uptown Hall | WNYC & Apollo Present Dreams for NYC Inspired by MLK: WNYC’s annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration.  FREE and open to the public. Apollo Theater, 253 West 125th Street | Ph: 212.531.5300 |www.apollotheater.org

 

3:00 PM – Jazz for Martin with the Hamiet Bluiett Group: Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church presents a concert in celebration of MLK with Hamiet Bluiett.  $10. Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church, 16-20 Mount Morris Park West @ 122nd Street | Ph: 212.831.6800

 

9:00 PM – 2:00 AM – MLK Weekend Celebration with Sundae Sermon and Soul Summit  $5 Cover. Ginny’s Supper Club, 310 Lenox Avenue @ 125th Street | www.ginnyssupperclub.com

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2014

 

9:00 AM-2:30 PM – 16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr “Nonviolence: Seeks to Win Friendship and Understanding”: The Abyssinian Baptist Church Ministry of Christian Social Concern.  Continental Breakfast and Lunch Served. Abyssinian Baptist Church, 132 W. 138th Street | Ph: 212.862.7474 |http://abyssinian.org

 

1:00 PM – Big Onion Walking Tours | MLK Day Tour in Historic Harlem: At the center of African-American history and culture.  $20. Rain or shine. Visit the site to book in advance or meet the group at 1PM @ the Northwest corner of 135th Street & Lenox Avenue (Malcolm X) – in front of the Schomburg Center. | Tour Hotline: 800.606.WALK |www.bigonion.com/tour/martin-luther-king/

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After Midnight – At The Riverside Church Today

After Midnight!

If you are looking for something to do today in Harlem let us recommend After Midnight – King’s Powerful Rebuke of the Vietnam War. It is a dramatic presentation highlighting two pivotal moments in the life and ministry of Dr. King…The March on Washington in 1963 and his powerful sermon in 1967 at The Riverside Church where he opposed the war in Vietnam. Today at The Riverside Church there will be two show times for this event, 4:30PM – 6:30PM and 7PM – 9PM. Please see below for further information and details.

After Midnight – King’s Powerful Rebuke of the Vietnam War

Featuring: Michael Green as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Conceived and staged by Michael Green

“Forty five years ago Martin Luther King Jr. became the first high profile figure to publicly denounce the war in Vietnam…one year later he was assassinated… but not silenced! Lets remember the King many try hard to forget.”

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