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Dr. Alveda King: Redeeming the Dream
October 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, October 4 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm, come to the Frauenthal Theater for “ Redeeming the Dream” as part of Muskegon Community College’s ahFest! This is a community-wide educational event to benefit Muskegon Pregnancy Services featuring Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. Alveda King, the daughter of the late civil rights activist Rev. A.D. King and his wife Naomi Barber King, grew up in the civil rights movement led by her uncle, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Her family home in Birmingham, Alabama, was bombed, as was her father’s church office in Louisville, Kentucky. She was jailed during the Open Housing movement. Dr. Alveda King sees the pro-life movement as a continuation of the civil rights struggle.
Tickets are $25 for adults or $15 for those under 21. For tickets or more information, call 231-727-8001.
The Muskegon Area Arts & Humanities Festival joins hundreds of arts and humanities organizations and communities across the nation in celebrating National Arts and Humanities Month throughout October. The Festival brings awareness of the arts and humanities to the people of our community through activities that honor the efforts of artists, historians, and cultural groups working to make the arts and humanities a part of everyday life.
In October 2018, various arts, humanities, and community groups will collaborate on Muskegon’s 18th Annual Muskegon Area Arts & Humanities Festival. The festival’s mission is to celebrate, acknowledge and examine the world of ideas as they are expressed in the arts and humanities. The festival encourages the entire community to explore cultural, artistic and educational events centered on a central theme.
The theme for 2018 will be Truth.