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Very Local New Orleans: “WOKE DREAMS: A REFLECTION & CELEBRATION OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR”

On Monday, January 20, you are invited to join us for WOKE DREAMS, a reflective celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on today’s civic movements. This event and admission to the CAC that day is free and open to the public, courtesy of The Helis Foundation. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s 91st birthday, WOKE DREAMS will explore Dr. King’s legacy, today’s social movements, and the role that art plays in advancing activism and social justice. Through a variety of interactive experiences, guests are invited to reflect upon and celebrate Dr…

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Fox 8: MLK Celebration at Contemporary Arts Center

The Helis Foundation supported a day of celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy on Jan. 20, 2020. The Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans held a free public day of events including a panel discussion, art installations, music and more. Hear the CAC’s team discuss the event on Fox 8’s morning show…

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WWL-TV: “Looking for something to do on MLK Day?”

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and here are some events celebrating Dr. King and his work.

NEW ORLEANS — Celebrating the birthday of Civil Rights Movement leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the federal holiday of his namesake falls on the third Monday of January.

In 2020, Martin Luther King Jr Day falls on January 20, and here are some events scheduled for that day in the New Orleans area:

Woke Dreams – Contemporary Arts Center
The Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans will be hosting a reflection and celebration of Dr…

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Via Nola Vie: “We’ve got your weekend: Panels, films, art, and good-feeling fun”

Event pick of the week: Woke Dreams at the CAC

When: Monday, January 20 from 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Where: Contemporary Arts Center (900 Camp Street)

Cost: Free and open to the public

What: The CAC and The Helis Foundation are hosting Woke Dreams, a reflective celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s 91st birthday, Woke Dreams will explore Dr…

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OffBeat Magazine: “WOKE DREAMS Assembles Artists & Activists To Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”

The Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans (CAC) and The Helis Foundation will put on WOKE DREAMS, honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

WOKE DREAMS remembers and celebrates the impact of Dr. King and the way art shapes today’s social activism. Guests are encouraged to observe and interact with the variety of occurring acts as they reflect on the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The event will feature live art by Jose Cotto with his project cultivating history, documenting dreams that expresses the dreams of individuals through personal portraits. ..

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