Martin Feinberg, Realtor, notes that Culver City will be remembering and celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr January 20 through the 25. The event will be entitled Remembering King and begins Monday, January 20 at 4 pm. The celebration is organized and presented by the City of Culver City and the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Celebration Committee.
As part of the celebration actor Gerald C. Rivers will be reenacting one of Dr. King speeches at City Hall’s main gates. Following the reenactment there will be a candlelight ceremony in honor of Dr. King led by the Culver City Inter Faith Alliance.
According to Gerald C. River’s IMDb profile, “Mr. Rivers has dedicated his life’s work to keeping alive the spirit and inspiration of the late great Dr. King through his awe-inspiring renditions. He has committed to memory, verbatim, over 20 of Dr. King’s speeches in their entirety.”
Mr. Rivers has also been recognized by the King family, the King Center, NAACP, SCLC, and the National Baptist Convention. He has been a part of different national Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebrations in Atlanta, DC, Oakland, Boston, LA and Bermuda.
Local listing agent Martin Feinberg encourages all to attend the opening ceremony of the celebration on Monday at City Hall, which is located at 9770 Culver Blvd. Street within the Culver City Real Estate area. Underground parking is available.
The Remembering King celebration will conclude on Saturday, January 25 with WOMEN IN THE MOVEMENT Soul Sister a musical. The presentation is a biography about renowned artists Patti Henley and Brenda Lee Eager. Both women had remarkable musical careers while also doing important work in the civil rights movement.
That part of the event will be held from 1-3pm at the Culver City Senior Citizens Center located at 4095 Overland Avenue.