Since COVID-19 has prevented typical holiday celebrations this year, two of our reporters, Penelope K. and Zoey Marie, found a few virtual celebrations to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Take a look at celebrations they found below.
By Penelope K.
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday is on Monday January 18, 2021. There are several ways to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Two ways to celebrate are the 5th Avenue Theatre rally and the Arlington and Encore Stage and Studio tribute.
The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, Washington presented their annual Dr. Martin Luthur King, Jr. rally virtually this year. This rally was led by students from the Kent School District. This year the rally was live streamed on Facebook on January 15, 2021 at 3:00pm. I watched the rally and especially enjoyed the talented performers and speakers. It included musical performances, community speakers and student reflections about Dr. King’s work, life and legacy. I think you will enjoy the music and the performances too.
You can find the Facebook link to watch the rally here:
You can read more about 5th Avenue Theatre and the Dr. King rally here:
By Zoey Marie
Arlington and Encore Stage and Studio present a virtual experience honoring Martin Luther King. It is called the MLK Tribute. Music, dialogue, dance, and more are included as the online tributes. They have many specific options, so you can choose freely. It starts January 17 for free. You can find it at https://arlingtonparks.us/mlk-tribute/. For more information, go to https://parks.arlingtonva.us/events/2021-mlk-tribute-virtual/ or https://parks.arlingtonva.us/mlk-tribute/.