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!
Performances by Dora Oliveira and Dance Brazil, Mark Lilly and Bembe Olele, Hijos De Agueybana,Barbara Pamplin, Wali Pamp, Kokou Al-Nuzan and Anna Kosugi.
Traditional and contemporary Afro-Cuban, Afro-Brazilian, Afro-Puerto Rican, and West African song and dance performances
Original hip-hop performances with live drumming
Like any family gathering in the Black community, we will pour libations and share eclectic bites of delicious foods from across the Diaspora
Doors open @ 4:30PM, Program starts @ 5PM, Party to follow All ages, Bar w/ID. $25 General Admission includes food and drinks!
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144
Made possible in part by Langston and the City of Seattle Office of Arts and Culture.