A Night with the Arts in Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Commission of Greater Knoxville celebration, in collaboration with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and The Carpetbag Theatre, will present A Night with the Arts: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an event that will be available by livestream. Anchored by the KSO for over 25 years, this annual event features Knoxville arts organizations including Carpetbag Theatre and Knoxville Jazz Orchestra celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The KSO will be joined by special guest Rev. Renee Kesler, president of the Beck Cultural Exchange Center, for Carlos Simon’s Portrait of a Queen. The recipient of the 2021 Arts Award also will be announced.