Cathedral Events

Monday, January 20, 2014 2 PM

Building the Peaceable Kingdom

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Reserve this day for our tribute honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This annual event celebrates King’s legacy through afternoon performances of our city’s rich music and dance heritage. Featured groups for the 2–4 pm program include the African Heritage Dancers and Drummers, Melvin Deal, director; the Washington Youth Choir, Gregory Watkins, director; the Howard Gospel Choir of Howard University, Reginald A. Golden, musical director; the National Cathedral School’s Sarsparilla Singers and St. Albans Madrigal Singers, Ben Hutto, director; spoken-word artists Malachi Byrd, Najya Williams, and Tony Keith; and the Urban Nation H.I.P.-H.O.P.Choir. Eunique Jones Gibson will be the emcee.

Admission is a donation of either a non-perishable canned food item or a new children’s book. Volunteers are needed to help with preparations and to receive and deliver the donations. A coat and winter clothing drive is also planned.

About Eunique Jones Gibson

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Eunique Jones Gibson, a Washington, D.C., native, has expertise in social media, marketing, and photography and has used her talent with photography to launch a non-profit honoring African Americans who have gone before, Because of Them We Can. She is a deep believer in social justice and equality for all people.

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Parking at the Cathedral

Parking in the Cathedral’s underground garage is free on Sundays for services and organ recitals; parking for concerts and programs is available for an event-parking fee. Learn more about parking options for individuals and groups.