BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— In honor of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,
Illinois Wesleyan University will hold the 15th annual Festival of Spirituals and
Songs on Thursday, Jan. 24 in the Evelyn Chapel (1301 Park St., Bloomington). The
event, which begins at 4 p.m., is free and is open to the public.
The program, led by Professor of Music Carren Moham, features Illinois Wesleyan University
students, staff and faculty performing songs that were an important part of the Civil
In addition to musical performances, the Multifaith Ambassadors will read selected
writings that honor the memory and legacy of Dr. King.
For additional information, contact the Chaplain’s Office at (309) 556-3005.