In observance of the King Holiday, staged readings of Pearl Cleage’s “Dear Dr. King” will be offered at the Woodruff Art Center’s Rich Auditorium at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday. Though being presented as part of the Anti-Defamation League’s Empowering Young Leaders: No Place for Hate Summit for metro high schoolers, the readings by the Alliance Theatre’s teen Collision Project troupe are free and open to the public. Reservations required via alliancetheatre.org/content/current-project.
After the 3 p.m. performance, audience members also may attend (and even compete in) the ArtsVibe Teen Program’s MLK Day Poetry Slam in the Alliance’s 3rd floor Black Box Theatre. Free. Details: www.artsvibe.com.
Cleage and the Collision Project will separately present a reading of “Dear Dr. King” at 1 p.m. Monday at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. Free with center admission. www.civilandhumanrights.org/events.