The nuamps video elves have a long day today. Set up and testing is complete here at Pick-Staiger for the Northwestern University Martin Luther King Day celebration. The afternoon program here at Pick has us recording a stellar line-up.
Keynote performance by soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples. Ms. Staples, a feature performer of the her family’s act The Staples Singers, became the soundtrack of the Civil Right Movement and frequent performer for rallies with Dr. King. Remarks from University community and additional musical performances from the Alice Millar Chapel Choir, Northwestern Community Ensemble, and members of the University Jazz Ensemble.
This evening we are at Alice Millar Chapel for the candlelight vigil.
Keynote address by Wayne D. Watson (SESP ’72) Chancellor, City Colleges of Chicago. Musical performances by the Northwestern Community Ensemble, a capella groups and other members of the University community.