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Staff PickIn The Name of Love: The 14th Annual Musical Tribute honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

| Adult $25/$40, Child $8

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“The Civil Rights Movement through the Music of Nina Simone”

Featuring…

Patti Cathcart, Paula West, Rhiannon and Terrance Kelly

with Glen Pearson, piano; Marcus Shelby, bass; Leon Joyce, Jr., drums

“IN THE NAME OF LOVE”: THE ANNUAL MUSICAL TRIBUTE HONORING DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. is an extensive civic and cultural event bringing our diverse community together to honor, through music, the inspirational teachings of the great Dr. King. Now in its 14th season, “In the Name of Love” remains Oakland’s only non-denominational musical tribute to Dr. King. The event showcases locally and internationally known performing artists, children from Oakland public elementary schools, archival footage of Dr. King, and the presentation of the “Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award” presented by Mayor Libby Schaaf.

Performers have included such notable artists as Mavis Staples, Jennifer Holliday, Ledisi, Goapele, the Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, the Gospel Hummingbirds, and many others.


In The Name of Love: The Annual Musical Tribute Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., A Living Jazz Program 2014 tribute featuring: Martin Luther McCoy Marcus Shelby Orchestra, featuring Ms. Faye Carol Premiering a new commission supported by EBCF Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Terrance Kelly, Director Oakland Children’s Community Choir, Melanie DeMore, Director Backed up by Oaktown Jazz Workshops Nikki Thomas, KBLX- Emcee

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Date:
January 17, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm
Cost:
Adult $25/$40, Child $8
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Website:
http://www.mlktribute.com

Venue

Scottish Rite Center
Phone:
(510) 451-1903
1547 Lakeside Dr., Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Website:
scottishrite.org

Organizer

Living Jazz
Phone:
510.858.5313
Email:
Website:
http://livingjazz.org/

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