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Civil Rights Legacy Tour

For more than 10 years, Tacoma Arts Live has presented original touring productions that honor the legacy of civil rights leaders and encourage civic responsibility among young learners. These touring shows have reached over 150,000 youth at schools throughout Pierce, King, South Kitsap, and Thurston Counties.

2020-21 Tour Production
11 Days in the Life of Dr. King

11 Days chronicles Dr. King’s life and legacy through 11 vignettes featuring poetry, spoken word, dance, music, shadow play and historic images. This show focuses on King’s relationship with communities, how he challenged and changed our nation, and his message to honor the dignity and rights of every citizen and person. Ultimately, the show challenges audience to continue Dr. King’s mission and legacy each and every day.

Tour Dates Available: January 6 - 29, 2021

Further information regarding scheduling and booking of 11 Days in the Life of Dr. King will become available once guidelines for school-based and in-person programming for 2020-21 are available.

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Common Core Connections:

CCR Anchor standards K-12
  • Knowledge of Language
    • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.3
      Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
CCR Anchor standards K-12
  • Integrate and Evaluate
    • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7
      Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
CCR Anchor standards K-12
  • Comprehension and Collaboration
    • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1
      Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expression their own clearly and persuasively.
    • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.2
      Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
    • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.3
      Evaluate speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.