Monday, 01/17/2022, 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM – In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Motus Theater and Colorado ACLU present a special performance LIVE STREAMED TO YOU FROM THE DAIRY ARTS CENTER in which Deborah Richardson, Executive Director of Colorado ACLU, and Velveta Golightly-Howell, member of the Colorado ACLU Board of Directors, will stand with Juaquin Mobley and Brandon Wainright, from Motus Theater’s JustUs project, and read aloud their stories of dehumanization and injustice experienced at the hands of the criminal legal system. Monologues will be woven with healing and inspiring musical responses by acclaimed singer & songwriter Carlos Heredia who is premiering a new song in honor of the JustUs monologues. The reading will be followed by a discussion on the racism and violence within the criminal legal system in light of Dr. King Jr.’s civil rights legacy.
Free, family-friendly performance (middle school age and up).
Performance sponsored by Colorado ACLU, Sister-to-Sister: International Network of Prof. African American Women, City of Boulder Office of Arts and Culture, and City of Boulder Human Relations Commission.
Performance by Motus Theater – creators of UndocuAmerica, JustUs, Women of Resolution, Rocks Karma Arrows, and the Shoebox Stories Podcast. More information at motustheater.org.
This event is free, donations are welcome:
Free – I don’t want to make a donation: $0
Kids & Seniors Suggested Donation: $15
General Individual Suggested Donation: $25
Motus Supporter Donation: $50