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Keepers of the Dream, a Community Arts Celebration of Dr. King’s Vision

January 15, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

| Free
Join The Kentucky Center’s ArtsReach program, River City Drum Corp and the Office of Mayor Greg Fischer for Keepers of the Dream, a Community Arts Celebration of Dr. King’s Vision.
Martin Luther
Artwork by Long Pham

The 7th annual Keepers of the Dream, hosted by poet Brandon B Shatter Harrison, will feature presentation of the Mayor’s Freedom Award (LMHA Chairman, Manfred Reid, will be receiving this honorable award), ArtsReach Living the Vision Awards, Westerfield Tolbert’s recitation of Dr. Martin Luther King, JR.’s speech, along with dance, music, and spoken word. The Freedom Award, first presented in 1987, recognizes citizens that have dedicated their lives to promoting justice, peace, freedom, non-violence, racial equality and civic activism.

Performances include ArtsReach Dance and Violin Studios from Chestnut Street YMCA, Shawnee Arts and Cultural Center, WESTEC and West End School. Other featured artists are Natya Kendra Dance Academy, Pennies & Roses, Made New, poet Alexis Meza, liturgical dancers Saved By Grace, and the River City Drum Corp Drum Line.

In addition to the performance and awards ceremony, the lobby will be busting with activity prior to the event pre-show entertainment by Louisville Leopard Percussionists and 13 exhibitors from local organizations. Following the main program, there will be a post-show celebration in the lobby featuring River City Drum Corps.

Pre-show activities in the Main Lobby 4:00 PM-4:45 PM. Accessible Seating, Assistive Listening System
502-566-5111 (V) or 502-566-5140 (TTY)


January 15, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


The Kentucky Center
501 W Main St
Louisville, KY 40202