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October 2017

LANGSTON Presents: SOMI Petite Afrique – Live Performance and Dialogue

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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$12.00 - $17.00

Petite Afrique, released in March of 2017, is an album that ponders the dignity and beauty - and the fate - of Harlem's longstanding community of African immigrants. The songs, primarily composed in English, are grounded in the musical traditions of the major ethnic groups of Harlem's African community (Wolof, Fula and Bambara). The song cycle celebrates Harlem's significance to Jazz music, featuring an ensemble that includes voice, guitar, piano, bass, drums, saxophones and trumpet.

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November 2017

Gregory Porter at The Moore Theater

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Moore Theater, 1932 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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$39.50

Support LANGSTON and Black art! Gregory Porter at The Moore Theater Wed, November 1, 2017.

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December 2017

Every 28 Hours Plays

December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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Free

A Play reading and celebration to activate, cultivate, and shape the community around the injustices against Black people. The Every 28 Hours Plays is a national collaboration inspired by our current Civil Rights Movement. The title focuses on the widely shared and contested statistic that every 28 hours in America, a black person is killed by the police, vigilante, or security guard. The collection of 80 one minute plays about this historic time were written by playwrights across the nation…

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