Art • Poetry • Music: Celebrating Charlotte’s Black Culture and the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is a powerful, collaborative concert by Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, David Tang’s Firebird Arts Alliance’s Power of Song Project, Quentin Talley's OnQ Productions and Opera Carolina. Three-time Emmy Award winner Bluz, of Slam Charlotte, will perform along with the jazz musicians of the incredible Ocie Davis Quintet and the combined choirs of Opera Carolina, Firebird Alliance, the Carolina Chorale and Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. APM fuses music, spoken word and visual art with readings of Dr. King’s iconic speeches, plus moving solos by Opera Carolina stars Elizabeth Caballero, Sean Panikkar and Reginald Smith, Jr. from La traviata. Join us for this community celebration of Dr. King’s legacy, and Charlotte’s African-American community.
Do I need to bring my ticket(s) to the event?
No, it is not required for you to bring your printed tickets to the event.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please call Opera Carolina at 704-332-7177 or Rita Franklin of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church at 704-391-6624.