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Black Arts Legacies
June 16, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
A community event celebrating the Black arts community; part of Crosscut’s Black Arts Legacies project
Black Arts Legacies Celebration
June 16, 2022 | 6:30 – 8 PM
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
Join Crosscut for a celebratory social event with several of the artists featured in Crosscut’s Black Arts Legacies project. Enjoy catered bites and drinks* while listening to the music selections of Black musicians, JusMoni and DJ Yaddy of Sway and Swoon DJ Collective. There will also be short performances by Mona Lake Jones, Anastacia-Reneé and Edna Daigre, three of the artists recognized in the project. Upstairs in the theater, artist profile videos will play throughout the event.
This event also kicks off LANGSTON’S annual We Out Here festival, June 16-18.
Black Arts Legacies, supported by the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, is an evolving digital archive showcasing the Black arts ecosystem, across time and genres, and within the larger context of cultural movements in the region. It highlights the vital role Black artists have played and continue to play in the Northwest cultural landscape. For more information about the Black Arts Legacies project, visit BlackArtsLegacies.Crosscut.com.
We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. To be respectful of those with allergies and environmental sensitivities, we ask that you please refrain from wearing strong fragrances. To request accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Cathryn Burby at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 443-5476.
All event attendees are expected to abide by Cascade Public Media’s Event Code of Conduct.
*Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and a cash bar for beer and wine (21+). A current driver’s license will be requested by bartending staff for proof of ID. Passports will not be accepted.