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Edmonds tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. is Jan. 20

Song, dance, spoken word – and an award for Shirley Sutton


Last updated 1/16/2020 at 10:23am

Shirley Sutton

For the second year in a row, Lift Every Voice and the Edmonds Center for the Arts will host "Be the Light," a tribute to Civil Rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. The event is Monday, Jan. 20, on the federally recognized Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The celebration in song, dance and spoken word is produced by the Lift Every Voice Legacy.

Donnie Griffin, a member of the Edmonds Diversity Commission and ECA board of directors, is the local force behind "Be the Light."

"Last year's event exceeded my expectations," Griffin said. "I was expecting 250 to 300 people to show up, and I thought that...

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