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LATEA Presents eMeLe~K – An Afro-Latin Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 15, 2018

Teatro LATEA, 107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002

January 15 – 21, 2018

Monday / Jan 15 @ 6:00 PM / $5
KICK OFF: REFLECTIONS ON MARTIN LUTHER KING
MLK through the eyes of Paul Robeson and Albert Einstein
Presented by Fred Jerome and Rodger Taylor, authors of ‘Einstein on Race & Racism’
Special Guest: Kitsi Watterson

Tuesday / Jan 16 @ 7:30 PM / $10
LINE CROSS BETWEEN US
Carol Marie Webster one-woman performance inspired by “Me Too”

Tuesday / Jan 16 @ 9:30 PM/ $15
PIANO SAX DUO WITH ELECTRONICS
MacArthur fellow saxophonist Miguel Zenón in a duo with pianist David Virelles

Wednesday / Jan 17 @ 5:00 PM / FREE
eMeLe~K ART OPENING
Visual art co-curated by Alexis Mendoza
Wednesday / Jan 17 @ 7:00 PM / $5
THE ECONOMICS OF OUR COMMUNITIES
Dr. Georgina Falú
SOCIAL JUSTICE PANEL
Introduction by Malin Falú

Thursday / Jan 18 @ 7:00 PM / $10
OPEN SCREEN: SHORT FILMS
Post Screening DJ mixer by Deejaysoul

Friday / Jan 19 @ 7:00 PM / $10
SPOKEN WORD
Poets curated by MC: Baby Power (from Lyricist Lounge Show)

Friday / Jan 19 @ 9:00 PM / $15
LEOPOLDO FLEMMING AFRO-CARIBBEAN JAZZ ENSEMBLE

Saturday / Jan 20 @ 5:00 PM / $10
WORKSHOP: TALK OF THE DRUM
Curated by Afro-Latino Festival NYC

Saturday / Jan 20 @ 7:00 PM / $10
RICHARD PRYOR JR.
In conversation with Anthony Ruiz

Saturday / Jan 20 @ 9:00 PM / $10
SKYCULTURE
Soul, music, and poetry

Sunday / Jan 21 @ 1:00 PM / $10
GUIDED TOUR OF THE SLAVE GALLERIES
St. Augustine’s Church, 290 Henry Street