Please join together for Brookline's celebration of the life and values of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at 3 pm Monday, January 21, 2019, at the Coolidge Corner Theatre.
The theme for this year’s event is “Reflections on Race - Brookline Then and Now”.
This year's program will feature Brookline: Facing Civil Rights, a documentary film conceptualized by the MLK Jr. Celebration Committee and Produced by R. Harvey Bravman. The documentary highlights recollections of Civil Rights in the 50s, 60s and 70s by six Brookline residents. After the film, there will be a discussion with Boston Globe Spotlight Editor, Patricia Wen. In 2018, Patricia oversaw a seven-part series on race issues in Boston.
The program includes poetry, music and the inspirational words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Also featuring: poet/performer Regie Gibson and Brookline Poet Laureate Zvi Sesling.
This event is free but to guarantee a seat you must reserve a ticket beforehand.
Reserved tickets are available on EventBrite until Friday, January 18th.
In addition to reserved tickets some more have set aside for those unaware of, or unable to, access this online ticketing procedure.
Remaining seats will be filled on a first come basis at the Coolidge Corner Theatre just before showtime.
PLEASE NOTE: Seating is limited, so come early. Doors will open at 2:30 pm.
Sign language interpretation will be provided. Other reasonable accomodations are avaialble upon request - please contact Caitlin (Haynes) Starr at firstname.lastname@example.org
or at 617-730-2345.
The Coolidge Corner Theater is accessible to persons with disabilities.