Singing the dream honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


On Jan. 29, the community will have an opportunity to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at an open sing.

Singing the Dream - Open Sing will take place at Central Congregational Church, 296 Angell St., Providence, from 2-5 p.m.

Singing the Dream, conducted by music directors Cantor Dr. Brian J. Mayer and Patrick Aiken, invites choral singers of all levels to experience the thrill of an afternoon of community, song and fellowship with singers from all around Rhode Island. The program includes “Dreams,” by Langston Hughes, and "We are The World,” by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, along with songs loved by Dr. King.

The program is produced by Temple Emanu-El and Central Congregational Church with the generous support of Bliss, Gross, Horowitz Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation.

“The collaboration with churches, community singing groups, synagogues and faith communities celebrates the power of music and triumph of the human spirit inspired by Dr. King’s vision for equality,” says Cantor Dr. Brian Mayer, hazzan at Temple Emanu-El. “Singing The Dream is an ecumenical program and cultural event shared by our diverse communities, in song and fellowship.”

Tickets are $5 and available at