Freedom Riders

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By Jacie Knight, Music & Lyrics by Matt Koskenmaki and Kahlil Queen
February 7 – February 23, 2014

In the summer of 1961, a group of students boarded buses to challenge segregation.  This journey began a revolution in the civil rights movement.  Creating a “force” that spanned the divisions of race, these young people fought for one common goal – equality.  This event and others that followed inspired thousands from across the country to gather for the Freedom Summer Project of 1964.  Travel back to meet these brave students who earned their place in history as… the Freedom Riders.

Ticket Prices:
$12 for adults
$10 for children/seniors
$9 for weekend groups (10+)
$7 for weekday groups (10+)

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 Recommended for Grades 5 & up

Show Dates & Times
Friday, February 7 – 10:00am, 12:30pm
Saturday, February 8 – 7:30pm
Sunday, February 9 – 2:00pm
Wednesday, February 12 – 10:00am, 12:30pm
Thursday, February 13 – 10:00am, 12:30pm
Friday, February 14 – 10:00am, 12:30pm
Saturday, February 15 – 7:30pm
Sunday, February 16 – 2:00pm
Wednesday, February 19 – 10:00am, 12:30pm
Thursday, February 20 – 10:00am, 12:30pm
Friday, February 21 – 10:00am, 12:30pm, 7:30pm – CANCELLED
Saturday, February 22 – 7:30pm
Sunday, February 23 – 2:00pm
Performance Location
Howard Conn Fine Arts Center
1900 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN


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