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Narrative and Cultural Cuisine Stage: Sponsored by Uber Eats [clear filter]
Saturday, May 26
 

12:00pm PDT

Chapulines (Grasshoppers)
By Taqueria Casa Mixteca

Performers
CG

Chapulines (Grasshoppers)

Julio Vasquez, Chef and owner of Taqueria Casa Mixteca. Originary form Oaxaca Mexico.


Saturday May 26, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm PDT
Narrative and Cultural Cuisine Stage: Sponsored by Uber Eats 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:45pm PDT

Mole around the Regions of Mexico
Cooking with Jaíme Méndez from Los Agaves

Performers
MA

Mole around the Regions of Mexico

Authentic Mexican Street Food Pacific Northwest IngredientsLos Agaves was founded by Jaime Mendez and his wife and family, and offers authentic Mexican cuisine and world-class Mexican and Mediterranean catering. Jaime moved to Seattle from Mexico City 18 years ago, and cooking is... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 2:45pm - 3:30pm PDT
Narrative and Cultural Cuisine Stage: Sponsored by Uber Eats 305 Harrison Street, 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

5:15pm PDT

Circle of Indigenous Peoples' Celebration
With the Salinas Family Aztec Dancers

Performers
IW

Ixtlixochitl White Hawk

Join Ixtlixochitl White Hawk as she demonstrate Aztec dancing! Ixtli is an Indigenous Artist and Cultural Educator/Consultant; born into the Pochteca society, within the Mexika culture. She has been traveling the world from a very young age as the spokesperson for TLOKE-NAHUAKE Traditional... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 5:15pm - 7:00pm PDT
Narrative and Cultural Cuisine Stage: Sponsored by Uber Eats 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Sunday, May 27
 

12:00pm PDT

Asparagus Tamales
With Felipe Hernandez

Performers
AT

Asparagus Tamales

Asparagus Tamales With Felipe Hernandez


Sunday May 27, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm PDT
Narrative and Cultural Cuisine Stage: Sponsored by Uber Eats 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

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

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 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
 
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

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

2:45pm PDT

Preserving Culture through Food and Herbs
With With “Yahowt Indigenous Women Cohort”, Stephanie Leon Reed, Petaki Cobell, Lupe Valtierra Prieto and Ixtlixochitl White Hawk

Performers
PC

Preserving Culture through Food and Herbs

With “Yahowt Indigenous Women Cohort”, Stephanie Leon Reed, Petaki Cobell, Lupe Valtierra Prieto and Ixtlixochitl White Hawk


Monday May 28, 2018 2:45pm - 3:30pm 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
 


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