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Panel Discussion [clear filter]
Saturday, May 26
 

1:15pm PDT

Don Pablo Castillo
Performers
DP

Don Pablo Castillo

La Charrería es una actividad de precisión y de riesgo. La pasión y el amor en este deporte son fundamentales en el individuo. Por ejemplo, Don Pablo Castillo Aceves lleva lo charro en la sangre como él lo expresa. Sus abuelos paternos y maternos fueron charros y él ama la Charrería... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 1:15pm - 1:50pm PDT
Fisher Green Stage: Sponsored by KBCS 91.3FM 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:45pm PDT

LTX Space Planning - a Community Conversation
With La Sala and Cultural Focus Committee Members

Performers
LS

LTX Space Planning - a community conversation

La Sala, Seattle Amistad School, and the Latino Community Fund have joined together to create a long-term center, LTX Space, for Latinx education, culture, and both community-based and professional arts. La Sala is engaging a broad range of Seattle’s Latinx community—those who... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 3:45pm - 4:15pm PDT
Folklife Café 321 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109

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
 

1:15pm PDT

Folklife Town Hall: Preserving and Creating Cultural Space
With Steve Sneed, Reese Tanimura, Randy Engstrom and  Mark Baumgarten

Sunday May 27, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Narrative and Cultural Cuisine Stage: Sponsored by Uber Eats 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

4:00pm PDT

Lucha Libre Volcanica
With José Vázquez

Performers
LL

Lucha Libre Volcanica

José Vázquez will be the Moderator for the panel, Lucha Libre Volcanica!


Sunday May 27, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm 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

5:30pm PDT

Cross-Cultural Connections in Mock Battle: From African Dance and Kung Fu to Capoeira and Hip Hop
With Rob Pastorok

Performers
CC

Cross-Cultural Connections in Mock Battle: From African Dance and Kung Fu to Capoeira and Hip Hop

TRIBE-olution dance-theatre ensemble was founded after the multi-genre dance show "Roots of Hip Hop in Ancient Cultures" funded under Seattle’s Next 50 celebration in 2012. Since then the group has been a featured act at the 2015 NW Folklife Festival and at the renowned Montbleu... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 5:30pm - 6:40pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery Sponsored by CityArts 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Monday, May 28
 

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

1:15pm PDT

Twenty Years Reflection: Norte y Sur
Performers
TY

Twenty Years Reflection: Norte y Sur

Alfredo Arreguín nació en Morelia, Michoacán, México, y se formó como artista plástico en Seattle (BA 1967, MFA 1969—University of Washington), en donde ha residido continuamente desde 1956. A a lo largo de las últimas cuatro décadas Arreguín ha acumulado una larga y distinguida... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Narrative and Cultural Cuisine Stage: Sponsored by Uber Eats 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

4:00pm PDT

The Art of Rebellion: Social Justice and Chicanx Visual Arts
Performers
TA

The Art of Rebellion: Social Justice and Chicanx Visual Arts

Jake Prendez is a renowned Chicano artist, scholar and public speaker, lecturing and displaying his work in exhibitions around the country to rave reviews. He creates art with a specific focus on themes relating to Chicana/o culture, activism, social justice, pop culture, satire... Read More →


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