Schedule of Events

Sunday, January 17, Noon to 4:00 pm


World Stage Performances (Great Hall of Dinosaurs)


Neighborhood Music School Premier Jazz Ensemble

2:00Mariachi Emperadores de Puebla
3:00St. Luke’s Steele Band


Auditorium (3rd Floor)


Teen Summit

3:00-4:00MLK Speaker - The Honorable Toni Harp, Mayor of New Haven


Monday, January 18, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


World Stage Performances (Great Hall of Dinosaurs)


B.Surrey & Co. – R&B and Jazz

12:00Kouffin Kanecke Company – Traditional West African dance and drumming performance 
1:00Yale Jashan Bhangra – Traditional Punjabi dance performance
1:30Reelin’ Away - Celtic and Appalachian style dance tunes
2:30Michael Mills — Drumming performance and drum circle finale


Auditorium (3rd Floor)


Zannette Lewis Environmental and Social Justice Community Poetry Open Mic — An opportunity for people of all ages to share their original poetry or rap and speak their minds on issues of justice and injustice. Pre-registration required.


Annual Invitational Zannette Lewis Environmental and Social Justice Poetry Slam.

Invited Poetry Slam Participants: Jashua Sa-Ra, Gabriel Ramirez, Hongy, Jasmine Eaton, Neiel Israel, Nkosi Nkululeko, The Oracle, Paragraph, Roya Marsh, Safi, Sharmont "Influence" Little, Sincerity, Steven Willis, Tracy "Mind Evolution" Caldwell, Tarishi - M.I.D.N.I.G.H.T, Darren Arthur, Ashley August, Taylor Steele


Storytelling at The New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Avenue

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


Joy Donaldson — “Martin Luther King Word and Song"

1:30Waltrina Kirkland Mullins — "We've Come a Long Way! - Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. King" 
2:30Karen Johnson — “Giving Thanks for the Harvest”