The Richmond Peace Education Center has scheduled three performances of Generation Dream 2014, the annual production honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The annual variety show, featuring talented local youth, serves as part of Richmond’s annual Living the Dream commemoration.The shows are free, open to the public and great for the entire family. Don’t miss these inspirational performances!
Dozens of skilled singers, musicians, spoken word artists and dancers from local middle and high schools, and colleges will take part in the show, supported by several adult performers, including rapper Minista-V and Drums No Guns.
This year’s lineup of talented youth includes Taaluma Youth Performance Company, G7 Jazz from Open High School, Kemistrii Gurlz rap and dance group from John Marshall High School, the VCU Flute Ensemble, as well as performers from Maggie Walker Governor’s School Appamatox Regional Governor’s School, and several other central Virginia high schools, plus the John B. Cary Elementary School cheerleaders.
This year’s shows are scheduled for:
- Friday, February 7, 2014, 7 p.m., at the Richmond Public Library, 101 E. Franklin St., Richmond, VA
- Sunday, February 9, 3 p.m., Maggie Walker Governor’s School, 1000 N. Lombardy St., Richmond, VA
- Sunday, February 16, 2014, 3 p.m., Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Fredericksburg, VA
Part of RPEC’s Richmond Youth Peace Project for teenagers, this event provides a platform for youth to express a message of peace and social change to the larger community. It gives an opportunity to Richmond youth to express their own creative voices and to channel the message and spirit of Dr. King.
Be sure to catch one or more of these performances!