Keystone to host MLK presentation

First Posted: 1/7/2015

LA PLUME – The Keystone College Concerts and Lectures Series will celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with the multi-media performance, “The Road to Freedom: A Journey Toward Peace,” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19 in Brooks Theatre. The performance is free and open to the public.

The live, multi-media performance by Key Arts Productions, will explore civil rights and social equality in America and highlight civil rights advocates who challenged discrimination, prejudice, and racial inequality.

Informative and thought provoking live commentary will bring to life the story of the efforts of Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Booker T. Washington, Frederick Douglas, and W.E.B. Du Bois. Participants will also learn about social reformers including the Freedom Fighters, Coretta Scott King, and Fannie Lou Hamer.

A musical performance featuring Negro spirituals, freedom songs, and inspiring music of social consciousness, along with captivating video images, will tell the story of the American civil rights movement.

Since 1997, Key Arts Productions has presented multimedia performance theater both nationally and internationally. The widely-acclaimed presentations feature video images, archival film, and live commentary and musical performances, creating an entertaining and educational program.

For more information, contact Kate Dempsey Jones at 570-945-8161 or

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