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Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial events in D.C.

A variety of events are planned around the opening of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. (Marvin Joseph/TWP)
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial opens to the public on Monday, Aug. 22 and President Obama will speak at a star-studded dedication ceremony on Aug. 28. In the week leading up to the official dedication there will be a variety of official and unofficial events, from gospel music at the Kennedy Center to a screening of a documentary about the 1963 March on Washington at the National Archives.

View a list of events, with more to be added as they are announced.

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