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August 2019

Dr. Mimms presents ‘Let The Strings Speak Love’

August 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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LANGSTON invites into the heart of the CD for symphonic strings, soulful voices, and rhythmic beats as they join together to create a treat for the senses. Dr. Maxine Mimms presents a brilliantly crafted array of art forms that culminate to a celebration! LANGSTON is proud to sponsor this masterful presentation of Black arts and culture. Tickets are on sale now.

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September 2019

Breathing Underwater: An Evening with Alexis Pauline Gumbs

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs is a community-cherished writer, a queer Black feminist scholar and an aspirational cousin to you and everyone you know. Alexis is the author of Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity (Duke Press, 2016), M Archive: After the End of the World (Duke Press 2018), and Dub: Finding Ceremony (forthcoming Duke Press, 2020).

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October 2019

Beautiful. Powerful. Love.

October 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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Honor and celebrate our Ancestral Mothers through music and dance performances from across the African Diaspora. Hear local author Barbara Pamplin as she reads from her personal, yet universal memoir, Fat, Black, and Unlovable, sharing a joyful message of transformation and healing. Enjoy delicious neo-soul bites and shake it up at our dance party! Wherever you are on your journey toward freedom and wholeness, this night will celebrate the steps you have taken and fortify you for the road ahead.

Performances by Dora Oliveira and Dance Brazil, Mark Lilly and Bembe Olele, Wali Pamp, Kokou Al-Nuzan and Anna Kosugi.

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