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Spoken-word Artists Mark the Newark Public Library’s 2009 Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
December 4, 2008
Media only, please contact:
Anthony Clark at (973) 424-1831

Activists and artists Lois Moses and Rhetta Morgan will offer a performance of their unique collaboration, an original, spoken-word theater project entitled, Celebrating the Dream: The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as the Newark Public Library’s special 2009 tribute to Dr. King, Thursday, January 15, 6:00 pm at the Main Library, 5 Washington Street, Newark.

Moses, a native of Philadelphia, is a 1997 graduate of Temple University School of Law and most recently earned her master's in clinical psychology from LaSalle University. While she has a concentration in transactional law, she is a member of the Actor’s Studio and performs mostly onstage and has acted with Martin Landau and Shelly Winters. She has toured the United States with the Kuntu Repertory Theater and National Black Actors Tour in Philadelphia.

Moses is joined by performer, educator, musician, and spoken-voice artist Rhetta Morgan who comes from a conservatory and gospel music background. Morgan, educated at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, has performed at the Children’s Opera Theater, the Washington Performing Arts Society, and the District of Columbia Youth Chorale.

All library programs are free and open to the public. For more information, please call 973-424-1831.


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