Friday, January 12th, 2018

Resistance Reception & The Dr. King Challenge

Artists are
here to disturb
the peace.
— James Baldwin

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
JKB Theater Lobby, Skidmore College
$50/person (limited tickets available!)

Launching our 2018 Dr. King Celebration Weekend, please join us for our opening reception, including hors d'oeuvres and beverages catered by Lily and the Rose, with live entertainment by Capital District favorite, Azzaam Hameed!

Proceeds enable MLK Saratoga to offer programs throughout the year that are free and open to the public.

To purchase tickets, click here.

  Guest Artist/Activist/Presenter  Taina Asili

Guest Artist/Activist/Presenter Taina Asili

with Guest Artist/Activist/Presenter Taina Asili

Doors Open: 7:00 pm (General Seating)
Performances:  7:15 to 9:30 pm
JKB Theater, Skidmore College
FREE & Open to the Public!!

An energizing evening of powerful micro-performances in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., expressing the critical, "in-our-face" realities of our time.  

Regional Performing Artists include: 

  • D Colin, poet
  • Donald Hyman, actor
  • Penny Beacham, performance artist
  • Poetyc Visionz, poet
  • Kim Wafer, actor
  • elizag, spoken word artist
  • Robert Miranda, The Miranda Project, musican
  • Kate Dudding, storyteller
  • Terry Rabine, actor
  • Willow Lautenberg, singer
  • Jenny Marie & Friends, musicians
  • Scrambled, rapper

and ...

  • SHYFT, social justice performance troupe

*All events are free & open to the public, with the exception of Friday's Opening Resistance Reception & Fundraiser.