Cultivating Black Brilliance since 2016

June 2024

upcoming Events

bremerton black brilliance

June 14 | 7:00pm
Roxy Theatre in Bremerton

The Roxy Theater is thrilled to present a special screening of short films from the renowned Seattle Black Film Festival. Join us for an evening celebrating the creativity, passion, and diverse voices of Black filmmakers. This curated selection of shorts highlights powerful narratives, innovative storytelling, and unique perspectives that reflect the diaspora of Black experiences. Each short film has been carefully chosen to inspire, entertain, and spark conversations.

We're Free Now

June 19 | 5:00pm

A celebration of Black Genius. We are thrilled to have Da Village Community join us for another healing dinner and conversation series at LANGSTON. No tickets needed. Pull up!

The King County Reparations Project

June 20 | 6:30pm

Doors open at 6:00pm. A documentary journey through the Central District and South End, once the core of African American life in the PNW, now a testament to the scars of urban upheaval.


June 27 | 8:00pm

Hosted by A-Queen and Javann Jones. Headlined by Tony Daniels. Featuring Jojo Blacco and Tre Walker. Doors and DJ at 8PM. Show at 9PM.

Space in the Place

Thursdays | 4-8pm
Langston Performing Arts Institute

Our new rehearsal platform for you to prepare for your next show, event, or class. This opportunity is for Black self-identified artists and cultural workers to reserve space at LANGSTON to strengthen their craft or gather with community. We will have space offered every Thursday 4pm - 8pm. You can sign up for 2 hour blocks of time for FREE. We look forward to seeing your projects come to life.

HEALING african drum class

Mondays through June 24
Seniors @ 2:00pm | Youth @ 4pm | Adults @ 5:30pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

Presented by the Hawk Foundation.Let's use the healing vibrations of our ancestors to transform our lives in this multi- generational drumming class with master drummer Javeon Byrd. The Hawk Foundations Executive Director, Javoen Byrd, will be facilitating a weekly drum circle at Langston HughesPerforming Arts Institute. We will be using an evidence based protocol from Remo Drums and also teaching the community about the history of various drum and African cultures. Come out and connect to the rhythm of your soul, while also learning about West African music history.


Mondays through June 24 | 5:00pm
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

Sensei Tyron started studying karate at Langston Hughes in 1975 he received his black belt in 1980 he has worked with the Parks department for the last 44 years teaching classes throughout the city.


Saturdays through June 15
9:00AM (PST)
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

*May 25 session will be held on Zoom.*

Join "The Grant Goddess" Tana Yasu for a Grant Writing Day Party! We will look for and write grants together. RSVP limited to 25 in-person seats. Food and refreshments will be provided..


Tuesdays | May 7 - June 18
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

Led by Niela Maryam, this is a communal experience that includes grounding, somatic movement, dance, creative expression, stretch, sound bowl healing and guided meditation.



We’re centering our programming on the theme of LIBERATION. From the healing power of African drums to the launch of a new outreach program for the formerly incarcerated, join us as we seek to liberate our minds, bodies, and spirits.


104 17th Avenue South
Seattle, Washington 98144


(206) 323-7067


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