legacy honored in breakfast, musical
Martin Luther King Jr.
the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.,
Sacramento State will host a pair of January events.
23rd annual inspirational breakfast, ‘‘A Call
to Action: Live the Dream,’’ will be held from
8 a.m. to noon, Mon., Jan. 16 in the University Union Ballroom.
And the musical And the Dream Goes On!, a tribute
to King’s spirit, will open at 8 p.m., Friday, Jan.
6 in the University Theatre in Shasta Hall and continue with
Thursday and weekend performances through Jan. 15.
breakfast will feature speakers, performances from choirs
and vocalists, and dramatic presentations along with a breakfast
buffet. Representatives from more than 40 regional churches
are expected to attend.
keynote speaker Claybon Lea, pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist
Church in Fairfield, was inducted into the Martin Luther King
Jr. Board of Preachers at Morehouse College in 2000. He was
selected to be part of the 2004 Oxford Round Table discussion
on Religion, Education and the Role of Government at the University
of Oxford in England.
song, dance and poetry, the musical And the Dream Goes
On! portrays the history of the African American experience
and the reality of King’s vision being passed on to
Tickets for the breakfast are $22 and are available through
the Sacramento State Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323 or Tickets.com.
musical, two free tickets per person are given away 45 minutes
prior to any performance at the Shasta Hall Box Office, to
be used only for that particular day. Each ticket guarantees
a seat until 15 minutes before show time.
more information on the breakfast, contact Kim Harrington
at (916) 278-6327. For more information on the musical, contact
Ellie Koscheski with the California Musical Theatre at (916)