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7:00 pm to 7:45 pm
INVITE” RECEPTION
Win and Place Room, Holiday Inn, Saratoga Springs, NY
RSVP by clicking the RESERVATIONS button below. Donations welcome*

Launching the 2019 Dr. King Celebration Weekend, please join us for an opening reception, including hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar, with live entertainment by Capital District favorite,
Azzaam Hameed!

The 4th Annual DR. KING CHALLENGE
Doors: 7:45 pm / Performances: 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
The Daily-Double Room, Holiday Inn, Saratoga Springs, NY
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: 

  • Aaron Moore, actor

  • Carmen Lookshire, actor/vocalist

  • D. Colin, poet

  • Diana Domingo, vocalist

  • Dee Watson, actor/comedienne

  • Eryn Amodeo, vocalist

  • Jenny Marie, vocalist

  • Joe Bruchac, poet

  • Kerell Irving, poet

  • Kim Wafer, actor

  • Poetyc Visionz, poet

  • Robert Miranda w/ Dustin DeLuke, The Miranda Project, musican

  • Vanessa Peraza-Marrufo, actor

  • Scrambled, rapper

  • SHYFT, social justice performance troupe, featuring:
    Padraig Bond • Drew Bennett • Sawyer Nicastro • Sofia Post • Hannah Thompson

and Closing out the night ...

  • HEARD, world beat jazz featuring: Jonathan Greene • Bobby Kendall • Brian Melick • Augustina Nelson • Fosino Nelson • Zorkie Nelson • Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius

Click on the reservations button to RSVP


All events are free & open to the public, with the exception of Monday’s Evening of Music and with Daryl Davis at Caffe Lena. Tickets available for this event here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4021054

*In addition to the weekend-long events during the Dr. King weekend, proceeds enable MLK Saratoga to offer programs throughout the year that are free and open to the public.

Artists are
here to disturb
the peace.
— James Baldwin