Things to do: Martin Luther King Jr. and jazz events – Duluth News Tribune


the old Club Saratoga Jazz Quartet will perform live, trackside at the Train Museum, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday through April, 506 W. Michigan St., Duluth. Admission: $6 and includes a $2 coupon for discounts on all concessions, including cash bar. Soda, coffee and hot chocolate are free.

Martin Luther King Jr Day events include:

  • Community Reading of Letter from Birmingham Jail, 4-5 p.m. Sunday January 16, virtual via Zoom. Details of this event are available at

    duluthnaacp.org/mlk,

    facebook.com/duluthnaacp

    Where

    instagram.com/duluthnaacp.

  • Dr. King’s Words in Action: Black Empowerment Across Generations, 11 a.m.-noon Monday, January 17, virtual via Zoom. The Duluth NAACP is hosting a screening of the documentary “Dr. King’s Words in Action: Black Empowerment Across Generations.” In this 20-minute documentary, conversations will take place between two generations of Duluth residents where they will discuss their views on quotes from King on a variety of topics including suffrage, economic justice, criminal justice, health and environmental equity, education and engagement. young adults. The viewing will be immediately followed by a call to action from the committee chairs of the Duluth branch of the NAACP. Details of this event are available at

    Duluthnaacp.org

    ,

    facebook.com/duluthnaacp

    Where

    instagram.com/duluthnaacp

    .

Screening of the documentary feature film, “Fresh water,” on the importance of protecting freshwater from the threat of climate change, offered on February 19,

NorShor Theater

,

211 E. Superior St., Duluth. Presented by

515 productions

, Planchon’s video production company, all proceeds from this event for the general public will be donated to the Observatoire des Grands Lacs. Tickets: $25. For more details on the event and to watch the Emmy Award-winning trailer, go to

515productions.com/freshwater

.

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