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Upcoming Shows

Mother King, a conceptual black opera
Jul
20
Jul 29

Mother King, a conceptual black opera

  • Public Functionary

Mother King, a conceptual Black opera, will be premiered at Public Functionary in Northeast Minneapolis. The opera interprets the story of Alberta Williams King, slain activist and mother of Martin Luther King, Jr. The libretto is based on a series of poems by Venessa Fuentes, one of 16 writers featured in A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2016).