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March 2019

A.I.M. by Kyle Abraham Lecture/Demonstration

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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Free

Join us for a Lecture/Demonstration with A.I.M. by Kyle Abraham, preceding the upcoming performances at The Moore Theatre, March 29th & 30th.

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Powered by Womxn: An Ambassador Stories Marketplace

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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Free

Join Ambassador Stories on March 30, 2019 from 1-6p as we celebrate womxn who bring soul to Seattle! During this Marketplace and expo the community will have an opportunity to purchase goods from Seattle-based small businesses exclusively owned by womxn of color.

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Represent! 2019

March 31 - April 3
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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$9.00 – $25.00

Hansberry Project, eSe Teatro, SIS Productions and Pratidhwani present Represent! A Multicultural Playwrights Festival – workshops and staged readings of four new plays by playwrights of color from artistic communities represented by the producing companies.

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April 2019

STG Presents: Roger Guenveur Smith – Frederick Douglass Now

April 12 - April 14
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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$25.00

FREDERICK DOUGLASS NOW is a one-man show inspired by the life and work of the self -liberated abolitionist and pioneering feminist Frederick Douglass. ROGER GUENVEUR SMITH has edited Douglass' classic 19th century texts into a jazz-infused narrative, bookended by original writing of Beckettian force to produce the kind of edgy, stylistic mash-up of which vital contemporary theater is made.

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Crash Kids Youth Filmmaking Workshop

April 13 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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Free

LANGSTON & SIFF Education present a FREE three-Saturday immersive workshop for African-American youth aged 9-12. Youth will practice the art of storytelling and learn to bring their ideas to life, creating short films around culturally appropriate themes based on historical figures of the central district and specific social justice issues from the community.

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16th Annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival

April 25 - April 28
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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$7.00 – $20.00

The annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival (LHAAFF) is a major season program of LANGSTON. The festival hosts provocative films and works about the Black experience from independent filmmakers.

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LHAAFF 2019 Content Creator Mixer

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Union, 1200 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Free

LHAAFF takes a trip downtown to network with the larger creative community, with a networking mixer where guests and filmmakers are invited to gather in celebration of Black brilliance. This is a networking mixer for attendees of the film festival and local creatives. We'll have a panel discussion with the producer and director of a film recently shot in Seattle to discuss the process from going from "Idea to Execution" as a filmmaker. Participants will have an opportunity to engage with Northwest and visiting filmmakers, in a talkback following the screenings.

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May 2019

West African Dance Masterclass with Live Drumming

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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Free

LANGSTON is excited to partner with The University of Washington Department of Dance and Gansango Music and Dance to offer a free public workshop in West African dance, by Etienne Cakpo. This no cost workshop is made possible by the Glenn Kawasaki Guest Artist fund which Etienne was the 2018-2019 recipient; with his students presenting at the Faculty Dance Concert in January. Space sponsorship made possible by LANGSTON. Workshop is open to all experience levels, ages 13 and up. RSVP requested.

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Screening & Discussion: Edgar Arceneaux’s “Until, Until, Until…”

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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$5.00 – $10.00

On the occasion of Edgar Arceneaux’s exhibition Library of Black Lies, the Henry Art Gallery & LANGSTON present a special screening and panel discussion of the film of Arceneaux's play Until, Until, Until… (2015) which investigates the infamous 1981 performance of Ben Vereen at Ronald Reagan’s inaugural celebration.

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June 2019

On the Brink: A Story of History, Hope and Determination

June 9 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South
Seattle, 98144 United States
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$20.00

Seattle’s Central District was the largest enclave of African Americans in the Pacific Northwest. The once-thriving community now finds its very existence threatened by change, which is tearing apart the social fabric of their neighborhood. With few African Americans left in the Central District, can they overcome the course of change before their community and its rich history vanish? On the Brink tells a universal story of a struggle to hold on to a sense of community in the face of change, and finding hope in a time of despair.

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