Youth Speaks is celebrating 20 Years of Bringing the Noise for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this Monday, January 16th, 2017 at the Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes St, SF. The presale tickets have sold out, but there are a limited number of tickets that will be available at the door at 6:30pm the night of the show.
Youth Speaks celebrates the continuing life and legacy of Dr. King with a powerful and moving evening, where new voices emerge breathing life into the work and story of Dr. King. Beyond homage, these young poets and leaders are continuing the work left behind with renewed commitment, imagination and love. Join us as we listen and reinterpret excerpts of some of Dr. King’s powerful oratory and witness the moving responses from brilliant youth bringing the noise.
Featuring performances by: Alicia Garza, Jari Bradley, Brenda Quintanilla, Members of the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars with Tammy Hall and Ericson Amaya, Black Sheroes and more.
Hosted by Trey Amos
The 19th Annual Bringing the Noise for Dr. King
Monday, January 18th | 7pm
Nourse Theater | SF
Tickets: Youth $5, Adults $10
My very first involvement with Youth Speaks was at their Bringing the Noise event, and I was hooked. This celebration is a showcase of young writers presenting original pieces inspired by the struggles and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Always uplifting.
Monday | January 19, 2015 | 7-9 PM
275 Hayes Street
Between Van Ness and Franklin
Tickets: $5 for youth | $10 adults
Tickets are available here.
Video from last year’s event: