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The City of Sunrise is excited to present three free events to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.:

Youth Poetry Workshop
Saturday, January 19, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunrise Civic Center Art Gallery, 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Students age 13 to 18 are invited to participate in a creative and engaging writing workshop that blends the literary arts and civic responsibility. This hands-on session will be facilitated by Darius Daughtry - founder and creative director of the Art Prevails Project - and will focus on Daughtry's new book of poems, "And the Walls Came Tumbling." Each poet will receive a copy of the book and writing supplies, along with breakfast and lunch. Participants will also view the City’s 2:00 p.m. screening of Black Panther. Capacity has been met, and there are no additional workshop seats available. Please call (954) 747-4646 for additional information.

Family Film: Black Panther
Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 2:00 p.m.
Sunrise Civic Center Theatre, 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard
After the death of his father, Prince T'Challa ascends to the throne of the African nation of Wakanda. As both leader and superhero - Black Panther - T'Challa must govern his country and defeat a dangerous adversary. Black Panther (produced by Marvel Studios and rated PG-13) stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, and Lupita Nyong'o. Limited seating: Up to four free general admission tickets per family. Call (954) 747-4646 for details.

A Night of the Arts in Celebration of Dr. King
Sunday, January 20, 2019, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Sunrise Civic Center, 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard
  • “Saving the World: Everyday Heroes” Opening Reception (Art Gallery, 6:00 p.m.) Sunrise pays tribute to everyday heroes of the African diaspora - many of whom impact and influence us each day - from the most notable of public figures to our neighbors. Celebrate heroes from all walks of life at this must-see exhibition of artists from the community. 
  • Concert and Poetry (Theatre, 7:00 p.m.) Enjoy live music – including a performance by the Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble – enriched by the words of youth poets. Limited seating: Up to four free general admission tickets per family. Call (954) 747-4646 for details. 

Last updated: 1/25/2019 7:05:28 AM