Cary celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Dreamfest

Raleigh News & ObserverJanuary 19, 2014 

— The town’s annual Dreamfest celebration to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is underway.

On Friday, the Women of Action Gathering took place at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center. Dr. Gloria Ward Wright talked about how she marched with King and was arrested at one point.

On Saturday, the Cary Arts Center hosted “An Arts Tribute to Martin.” The event included dance, spoken word and song. Dr. Lonieta Aurora Thompson Cornwall, assistant professor of music at Shaw University in Raleigh, and some of her students presented “Powerful Music.”

On Monday, volunteers will help spruce up the area around Middle Creek Community Center as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.


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