The NAACP and the Resource Center for Nonviolence present
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CELEBRATION WEEKEND
The Power of Songs for Social Change
Folk, Gospel and Hip-Hop concerts,
Music Workshops and a Youth Day
Friday, January 18 – Sunday, January 20, 2013
At the Resource Center for Nonviolence
612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA
Tickets available starting December 5, 2012: www.rcnv.org, 831-423-1626
Friday, January 18, 7:30p.m.
Tickets- sliding scale $18-35 advance, $20-35 Door.
John McCutcheon in Concert
One of the most dynamic and iconic live performers in Folk Music, six-time Grammy nominee John McCutcheon has a unique blend of stunning instrumental skills, incisive songwriting, and subtly seductive storytelling. Sponsored by RCNV.
Saturday, January 19
WORKSHOPS: The Power of Songs for Social Change
Attend one or both workshops; proceeds benefit RCNV. One workshop: $25-65 suggested sliding scale donation. Two workshops: $35-65. John McCutcheon concert and 2 workshops: $45-65. Noon-1p.m.- light vegetarian lunch: $10. RSVP by January 10, 2013: firstname.lastname@example.org, 831-423-1626.
10:00a.m. - Noon
John McCutcheon Workshop: Sing Out! The Power, Purpose & Pedigree
Of Music in Our Times
John’s first up-close and personal workshop in Santa Cruz! Gather for a conversation about the history and possibilities of music in social movements; lots of singing and how to find, make, and spread music that is, as McCutcheon describes, "artful and useful."
1:00 – 3:00p.m.
Aileen Vance Workshop: "Zabalaza!" Revolution in 4-Part Harmony Songs for Social Justice in the South African Choral Tradition"
Songs of freedom & struggle, hope & healing, and peace & justice. Aileen Vance is an award-winning songwriter, singer, song leader, and music educator.
Saturday, January 19, 7:00p.m.
The Annual MLK Jr. GOSPEL NIGHT
An array of stirring and inspiring songs by prominent local Gospel soloists and choirs, featuring songstress Tammi Brown, and the Inner Light Choir.
Sponsored by the NAACP Santa Cruz Branch
Sunday, January 20, 1:00 - 5:00p.m.
Create (Y)our Future Now!
Celebrating the Youth of Today and Tomorrow
Sponsored by NAACP with SCCCCOR and RCNV. FREE
Focusing on the 4 elements of Hip Hop - Music, Art, Dance and Spoken Word
Food and snacks provided!
FMI: 831-429-2266 or email email@example.com
5:00 – 6:00p.m.
Abstract Rude Hip Hop Workshop
Beats, Rhymes and MLK
Sunday, January 20: 7:00p.m.
HIP-HOP Concert – with Abstract Rude, Lisa Taylor and Dementes
All ages, Tickets $15.00
Abstract Rude is a West Coast veteran of independent and underground hiphop. Abstract Rude boasts an indelible, intoxicating voice. He raps and sings with equal verve: the ideal balance of strong lyrical substance and high entertainment value.
All events at the new RESOURCE CENTER FOR NONVIOLENCE
612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA
Tickets available starting December 5, 2012:
FMI: www.rcnv.org or call 831-423-1626
SPONSORS: NAACP: 831-429-2266
Co-sponsors: Good Times, Community Printers, KUSP 89.1FM, SureThing Productions, KZSC 88.1FM, Comic News, SCCCCOR,
Darling House Bed and Breakfast, Barrios Unidos
Endorsers: African American Resource and Cultural Center