Schedule of Events

Sunday, January 15, Noon to 4:00 pm

World Stage Performances (Great Hall of Dinosaurs)

12:30             Community Poetry Open Mic

1:15               The Rahsaan Langley Project — Motown: Earth Wind & Fire

2:15               Tia Russell Dance Studio — Lyrical dance & Jazz

3:00               Kouffin Kanecke Company — Traditional West African dance and drumming performance


David Friend Hall (3rd Floor)

12:00–4:00      8th Annual Teen Summit


Monday, January 16, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

World Stage Performances (Great Hall of Dinosaurs)

10:30              DJ KP with Elm Cityz Finest presents Hip Hop Dance Battle

11:00              Community Poetry Open Mic

12:00              Red Supreme Productions Hip Hop Dance Entertainment

12:30              Kenyatta Harris Jr. — Jazz and R&B

1:00                Red Supreme Productions Hip Hop Dance Entertainment

1:30                African Arawak Connection

2:30                Michael Mills — Drumming performance and drum circle finale


David Friend Hall (3rd Floor)

10:30–11:30    Martin Luther King “I Have a Dream” – Video Approx. 60 mins

11:30–12:00    Been to The Mountain Top – Video Approx. 30 mins

12:30–3:30      Annual Invitational Zannette Lewis Environmental and Social Justice Poetry Slam

                       Invited Poetry Slam Participants: Mind Evolution, Malcolm Wicks, M.I.D.N.I.G.H.T, Paragraph,

                                                                              Crystal Valentine, Sky Raven-The Vegan Poet,

                                                                              Jasmine  Eaton, Aaron Jafferis, Brad Waldron, Jaime Lewis,

                                                                              Steven Willis, Gabriel Ramirez, Lynnette Johnson, Safi


Monday, January 16

Storytelling & Amistad Exhibit at the New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Avenue     

Free Admission to the New Haven Museum from 11:00 am to 4:00pm

11:30               Joy Donaldson — “Martin Luther King Word and Song”

1:00                 Waltrina Kirkland Mullins — “We’ve Come a Long Way! Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. King”