The Alliance for the Arts, in partnership with the Dunbar Festival Committee, presents From Podiums to Pulpits: Activists for Change on Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. at 1857 High St, Fort Myers, FL 33916. The free event is a celebration of Martin Luther King’s passion for justice, equality and highlights various national and local civil rights activists throughout history who have worked for change.
From Podiums to Pulpits: Activists for Change features community performers and entertainers who will honor his legacy through dance, music and verse. Production participants include:
The Soleeaters, Dance Troupe
Luna Muni, Violinist
Quality Life Center Performing Arts Students
Derek Lively, Playwright/Equity Actor
Patricia Idlette, Equity Actor
Veronica Barber, Community Press Co-Founder
Keesha Allen, Quality Life Center Performance Arts Director
Bianca Russell, Dancer and Choregrapher
Shaunte Manuel, Vocalist
Rolf Julmisse, High School Actor
Sonya McCarter, Director
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Weekend runs from Jan. 12 – 21 and aims to educate the public, inspire new leaders and form partnerships to better our community. For more information, visit. www.facebook.com/dunbarfestivalcommitteeinc.