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The Current: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The Current: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

On the evening of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 17, The Current will air “MLK Remembered” from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. CT, hosted by Derrick Stevens. 

The show features inspirational music that embodies the spirit of Dr. King’s calls for change, and portions of conversations with community leaders discussing the civil rights leader’s ongoing impact.

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APM Reports Feature: King's Last March

APM Reports Feature: King's Last March

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Half a century later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.

Archive audio available online: King’s Last March

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In Rochester’s library, social worker helps those in need

From her corner office on the second floor of the Rochester Public Library, Allison Carpenter dispenses advice and useful information — not about books but about social services like food and housing support. Carpenter’s role is part of a growing trend that recognizes that libraries are more than just a place to read.

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Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

In the spring of 1968, conductor Paul Freeman ran into Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Atlanta airport. Their brief conversation was one he never forgot. On this episode of Performance Today, hear about that life-changing encounter in our musical celebration of King's life and legacy.

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Ten theater events to see (in person or virtually) this winter

Ten theater events to see (in person or virtually) this winter

The omicron surge has paused many theaters’ plans for winter stage shows, but some are still scheduled - and there are virtual options as well.