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Saturday, May 26
 

4:00pm PDT

Creating a Culture of Resilience: DACA Sponsored by Seattleand
Monserrat Padilla

Performers
CA

Creating a Culture of Resilience: DACA

The Network is a Coalition of Immigrant and Refugee Rights organizations and individuals that strive to protect, serve and strengthen support capacity and resources to build power and a united voice in Washington.


Saturday May 26, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Narrative and Cultural Cuisine Stage: Sponsored by Uber Eats 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Sunday, May 27
 

2:45pm PDT

Cooking from Taco Chukis
With Roberto Salmeron

Performers
CF

Cooking from Taco Chukis

FRESH OUT OF COLLEGE, Roberto, “Beto,” Salmerón biked from here to Mexico for tacos, and returned with a restaurant concept. “This started out of selfish reasons,” says Salmerón, giving a small pot of housemade tomatillo guacamole a final stir before the lunch crowd descended... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 2:45pm - 3:30pm PDT
Narrative and Cultural Cuisine Stage: Sponsored by Uber Eats 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

4:00pm PDT

Lucha Libre Volcanica!
With Jose Luis Gomez

Performers
LL

Lucha Libre Volcanica!

Lucha Libre Volcánica is an action-packed, all-out war between rudos and técnios whom fly into battle via daring, acrobatic attacks of epic proportions! Lucha Libre translates literally as "free fight", and is a traditional form of Mexican wrestling that has its roots in the early... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Narrative and Cultural Cuisine Stage: Sponsored by Uber Eats 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Monday, May 28
 

12:00pm PDT

Cooking Pozole
With Francisca Garcia

Performers
CP

Cooking Pozole

Francisca Garcia was brought in to manage Rainier Arts Center in 2010 and been a part of the SEEDArts family since the year 2000. She started as the Costume Designer for the Rainier Valley Youth Theatre presentation of Shakespeare’s Orpheus and continued working many years as a... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm PDT
Narrative and Cultural Cuisine Stage: Sponsored by Uber Eats 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

12:00pm PDT

Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington
With Enrique Cerna, Washington Supreme Court Justice Steve Gonzalez, DACA recipient and Registered Nurse Jessica Esparza and University of Washington professor and historian Erasmo Gamboa. Moderated by have also talked with King County Superior Court Judge Veronica Galvan.

Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington explores the growing presence and contributions of our state’s largest ethnic group.

Veteran journalist Enrique Cerna, the son of Mexican immigrants, traces his family’s journey to the Yakima Valley in the 1940’s, setting the stage for the migration of other Latino families, and a population that would eventually grow by more than 70 percent from 2000 to 2010.
Today, Latinos make up more than 12 percent of the state’s population. Their numbers and impact are growing here and throughout the nation. As the documentary reveals, there are many working to bring about change in politics, education, immigration and entrepreneurship.
Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington is truly an American story.

Performers
LT

Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington

KCTS 9's Enrique Cerna, the son of Mexican immigrants, traces his Yakima Valley roots and explores the growing presence and contributions of Latinos who are helping to shape the future of Washington state. In 1946, producer Enrique Cerna’s parents left Mexico for a new life in Washington... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
Narrative and Cultural Cuisine Stage: Sponsored by Uber Eats 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109