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Arts Gumbo 2019 SAMOA
October 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$15
Rainier Arts Center presents Arts Gumbo 2019-SAMOA!
Talofa lava! (Greetings)!
We invite you to celebrate Samoan culture through their traditional music & dance, delicious food, arts and children’s crafts. A family-friendly festival showcasing an amazing Island culture!
Arts Gumbo event program:
Welcome to Arts Gumbo 2019
Master of Ceremonies – Ben Leiataua Jr.
Animated Short Films – Legends of Samoa
The Turtle and The Shark animation by Ryan Woodard
Sina and the Eel animation by Doveton Live.
6:15 pm Samoan Music and Dance
Lumana’i o le Pasefika (Future of the Pacific) Cultural Group
7:30 pm Polynesian Crafts for Kids!
Make your own kukui nut lei or bracelet
Get a samoan ie (polynesian wrap)
7:30 pm A Taste of the Islands
Island Breeze Catering
Pineapple-BBQ Chicken, Oka (Poke), Sapasui (rice noodle with beef) and Panikeke (Deep-fried donut) and Poi Fa’i (Blended ripe banana and coconut smoothies).
FREE Arts Gumbo Book Chats schedule
Columbia City Library
Thursday, Oct 17, 6:00pm-7:45pm
“Where we once belonged” by Fia Figiel
Rainier Arts Center is a program of SEEDArts
TICKETS ON SALE NOW: https://artsgumbo2019.bpt.me/