EVENTS

We Shall Overcome – A Musical Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 2:00pm
Richard & Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center Cal State Long Beach 6200 E. Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815 Map and directions
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - We Shall Overcome – A Musical Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Inspired by the words and actions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this uplifting show features gospel singers and jazz musicians, led by acclaimed music director Damien Sneed, to tie together a living lineage of music and culture. Covering gospel, classical, jazz, and the music of Aretha Franklin, Wynton Marsalis, Duke Ellington and Steve Wonder among others, Sneed weaves these musical genres into a single electrifying performance.

Event Info:
Sunday, January 27, 2019
2:00 PM

Carpenter Performing Arts Center is located on the campus of Cal State Long Beach
6200 E. Atherton Street
Long Beach, CA 90815
Box Office: 562-985-7000

About the sponsor:
The Carpenter Performing Arts Center at California State University, Long Beach engages its community through artistic, educational and cultural experiences that enrich lives, promote lifelong learning in and through the performing arts, and serve as a gateway between the university and greater community.

The Center is accessible to CSULB students and faculty, resident companies, off-campus organizations, and schools through educational outreach, licensed activities, and world-class professional performances.