February 2018

New Music inspired by Dr. King’s Rocky Mount speech set to debut at NC State on April 8

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s death, the Raleigh Civic Chamber Orchestra of NC State University will perform a program of music by African American composers. The concert will feature the World Premiere of Sinfonietta of Dreams, a newly commissioned composition by composer Jeff Scott. The music will be based on the “Dream” speech MLK gave in Rocky Mount prior to his well-known Washington speech, and

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Rocky Mount Telegram article on Rocky Mount Mills fundraiser for Origin of the Dream

For more information on this fundraiser event, visit www.rockymountmills.com. Tickets available Here or at Eventbrite (search Origin of the Dream). Events to promote MLK speech movie The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King waves to the crowd during the March for Jobs and Freedom on Aug. 28, 1963, in Washington, D.C. BY COREY DAVIS Staff Writer Tuesday, February 20, 2018 A re-creation of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s first ever “I Have a

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Two exciting events in Rocky Mount – February 23rd and 24th!

Rocky Mount Mills is inviting the public for an evening of music, food, and fun with a special ticketed VIP experience to support the film. Sponsors include: Cummins RMEP, Tap 1918, Bull Durham Beer Co, & Carolina Eagle Distributing.  Saturday, February 24th—From the Music Maker Relief Foundation: 4:00-5:00pm– The Branchettes 5:15p-6:15pm- Harvey Dalton Arnold 6:15p-6:30pm- Dr. Jason Miller speaking on Origin of the Dream 6:30p-7:30pm- Cool John Ferguson 8:00p-9:00pm-Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen. For more information on this fundraiser event, visit www.rockymountmills.com. Tickets available Here or at:

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