St. John's Episcopal Church, Williamstown, will celebrate Martin Luther King Day on Sunday, January 18 at 4:30 p.m., when folksingers Charlie King and Karen Brandow will present "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn me 'Round", a performance piece that offers a history of the Civil Rights Movement from 1955 to 1997. The presentation, which highlights activists such as Rosa Parks, Fannie Lou Hamer and Ella Baker, will include PowerPoint images, dramatic readings and powerful songs.
Charlie King and Karen Brandow are musical storytellers and political satirists who have released six CD's since they began performing as a duo in 1998. In addition to a fulltime career of concert touring, King and Brandow have sung in support of numerous groups working for peace, human and labor rights, environmental sanity and alternatives to violence.
This event, co-sponsored by the Williams College Chaplains' Office, is free and open to the public. St. John's Church is located at 35 Park Street, Williamstown, MA. Further information about Charlie King and Karen Brandow can be found at www.charlieking.org