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Ulysses Festival draws on Civil Rights Act for inspiration

Mar 20, 2014

In 2013, Charlotte's Ulysses Festival celebrated the arts community by using the theme of technology to root itself in the present.

This spring, the monthlong festival that began this week leans on the past.

hrough lectures, exhibits and performances, Ulysses has integrated ideas and themes that honor the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which is approaching its 50th anniversary. The title of the festival "A Beautiful Symphony of Brotherhood" borrows phrasing from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1963 "I Have a Dream" speech.
"With this faith we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood."

Full Article at Charlotte Observer