Your Communities. Your Traditions. Your Folklife.
Northwest Folklife aims to strengthen our communities through arts and culture. This calendar brings together our greater community’s events and gatherings. Here, you will find events ranging from cultural celebrations to music and dance performances and traditional gatherings.
Together, we can continue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.
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June 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
UNCODE: Storytellers is a series of live events featuring true, personal stories by Black storytellers from across the Pacific Northwest. In celebration of Juneteenth, selected Black artists, comedians and writers will hit the stage to share stories of freedom – in dating, relocation, religion, career change and other life-altering events. Join UNCODE, KUOW and LANGSTON for an evening of Black stories about what it really means to get free.
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Show begins at 7:00 pm
Tickets are free, but RSVP is required
Uncoded Media is the local production company behind the ongoing documentary series UNCODE. “Juneteenth: Stories of Freedom and Emancipation” brings UNCODE’s storytellers to the stage.
LANGSTON is the new non-profit arts organization created to continue the mission of the historic Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute.