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Earshot Jazz Festival: Dan Wilson Quartet

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave South, Seattle

With his hard-swinging quartet, the guitarist Dan Wilson, most recent LetterOne Rising Star title winner, merges the legacies of the jazz-guitar greats with gospel, blues, hip-hop, and hard bop. Joining Wilson are David Throckmorton (drums), Brandon Rose (bass), and Glenn Zaleski (piano).

Earshot Jazz Festival: The Holden Legacy

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave South, Seattle

Earshot and descendants of pianist/clarinetist Oscar Holden, bandmate of Jelly Roll Morton and “Patriarch of Seattle Jazz,” honor the musical heritage of Jackson Street and the Central District. His son, Dave Holden senior, another icon of Seattle jazz and blues, hopes to take the stage as will his daughter, soulful vocalist Darelle Holden.

The Wiz Tribute

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave South, Seattle

Join us at the historic Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute for an evening of music, poetry, dance, and storytelling in celebration of the 5th Avenue Theater’s production of The Wiz and Seattle’s resilient and reviving arts scene.

The Amen Corner

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave South, Seattle

The Williams Project and LANGSTON present the first-ever Seattle production of James Baldwin’s The Amen Corner, directed by Reggie D. White.

The Amen Corner has never had a professional production in Seattle. As a company dedicated to reimagining and expanding "American Classics," we're thrilled to bring this play, at last, to Seattle.

CANCELLED: BIPOC Filmmakers Meetup III

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave South, Seattle

Bi-monthly meetup for BIPOC filmmakers and those in the creative industry for a night of networking, screenings, script reads, panel discussions, and resource sharing. Bring food and drink to share. These meetings are for BIPOC only

SIDNEY

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave South, Seattle

A special screening of the 2022 documentary 'Sidney' about the life and legacy of actor Sidney Poitier, followed by a panel discussion.

Seattle Black Arts and Culture: Julian Priester

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave South, Seattle

Spend a Saturday afternoon with Julian Priester, an internationally acclaimed trombonist. His contributions to jazz and creative music are beyond wide-reaching and his extensive discography attests to this.

Seattle Black Arts and Culture: Kassa Overall

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave South, Seattle

This all-ages, open-to-the-public series is designed for you to hop in at any point, but by the end of this unique series of events, Kassa will have led participants through his creative process, from idea to manifestation.