Africatown Winter Arts & Soul Fest Kicks Off

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The first Annual Africatown-Central District Winter Arts & Soul Fest kicks off today in Seattle.

Africatown-Central District in partnership with Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, Arunga Music, Red Lounge, Black Dot, Lake Chad Cafe will host its first annual Winter Arts & Soul Fest.  

The four days of festivities will highlight the neighborhood’s unique African American heritage and African diaspora flavors including a special Black Friday Benefit Concert with Owuor Arunga & Friends at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute and the launch of a new business incubator, the Black Dot Cultural Innovation Space at Midtown Center and a Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Holiday Marketplace.


Wednesday, Nov. 25th 
  • Central Area Chamber of Commerce Thanksgiving Dinner, 2100 Bldg, 6pm
  • Red Lounge presents Mighty Crown & Fire Links(Jamaica) Live in Seattle, Red Lounge 1212 E. Jefferson St., 9pm

Thursday Nov. 26th 
  • Afropolitan Seattle Thanksgiving Afterparty feature DJ Topspin,  Red Lounge 1212 E. Jefferson St. Doors 9pm.

Friday, Nov. 27th
  • Africatown Black Friday Holiday Marketplace at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave. S.
  • Black Friday Concert & Marketplace featuring Owuor Arunga & Friends. Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave. S. Market Place opens at 12 noon. Doors for concert open at 6:30pm.

Saturday, Nov. 28th 
  • Africatown Small Business Saturday Holiday Marketplace at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave. S., 12pm-7pm
  • Black Dot Opening & Hot Chocolate Mixer  @ Midtown Center, 1160 23rd Ave, 4pm-9pm
  • 4th Annual Dancehall Reunion Bash @ Eritrean Hall, 1954 S. Massachusetts St., 9pm-5am
Proceeds will benefit youth leadership development and arts programming.

What:      Africatown-Central District Winter Music & Arts Fest
When:     Wed Nov. 25 - Sat. Nov. 28, 2015
Where:    Multiple Venues in Africatown-Central District
  • Black Dot Cultural Innovation Space, 1160 23rd Ave.
  • Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave S.
  • Red Lounge, 1212 E. Jefferson St.
  • Lake Chad Cafe, 1712 S. Jackson St.
  • Eritrean Hall, 1954 
For more information visit AfricatownSeattle.com email or call 206.941.2527.

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