Sponsored Events

 

 

EHC is proud to participate in co-sponsoring the community events listed below.

Traditional Native Stories and Music -
A Benefit for Red Eagle Soaring Youth Theatre

Date: December 5, 2010, 2pm
Location: Plestcheeff Auditorium, Seattle Art Museum,
More Information: Call: 206-390-2603; e-mail: info@redeaglesoaring.org.

Alaskan Native master storyteller Gene Tagaban; Native youth from our local Red Eagle Soaring Native Youth Theatre; Native flutist Peter Ali with his amazing collection of hand-made traditional flutes; and more music fusing the ancient with the contemporary. RES, an out of school time tuition-free program of drama workshops and performance projects, has been working with Native youth for nearly 20 years.


4th Annual Evening of Sevdah: The Love Songs of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Date: December 18, 7:30pm
Location: Museum of History and Industry
More Information: www.eveningofsevdah.com   www.sevdahnorthamerica.org

Local musicians from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Croatia and America celebrate the traditional culture of Bosnia and Herzegovina through song and dance. The heart rending traditional Bosnian love songs, called sevdalinke, are often compared with American Blues, Spanish Flamenco, Portuguese Fado and Greek Rembetika.


Rainbow Bookfest - Celebrating Authors of Color

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2010
More information: www.rainbowbookfest.org
Panels, readings, discussions and workshops for and about authors of color.


 

New Voices New Stories

Date: Saturday, May 8, 2010, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location:Neighborhood House, High Point Center, 6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle, WA 98126
More information: www.rainbowbookfest.org
Admission is free

A monthly program of universal stories from our diverse communities presented by the Seattle Rainbow Bookfest.


International Washington Reception

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2010, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Governor's Mansion
Registration: The cost for this event is $30 for members.
Contact  Thaihang Vu at 206-389-7301 or thaihangv@seattlechamber.com for more information. Refunds cannot be made after Thursday, February 18.

This is a unique opportunity to remind ourselves of just how international our state is. We will note the hundreds of sister city relationships in our state, the foreign companies employing Washington state workers, the exchange programs with countries all over the world and much, much more. As our region is tied ever more internationally, this year we especially note the importance of international education to our state. Governor Gregoire has opened up the Mansion for this special event and will be giving brief remarks.


Rainbow Bookfest - Celebrating Authors of Color

Date: Saturday, February 28, 2009, 8:00am - 6pm
Location: Langston Hughes Perfoming Arts Center
104 17th Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98144
More information: www.rainbowbookfest.org
Admission is free

Panels, readings, discussions and workshops for and about authors of color. 8-10am: Writers workshop; 11-6pm: readings panel discussions, workshops.


A Bridge to Bosnia - A Musical Journey

Date: Sunday, April 13th, 3pm, 2008
Location: Temple Beth Am
2632 NE 80th St., Seattle 98115
More information: www.bridgetobosnia.com or call 206-789-7643
Suggested Donation: $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and children, and $20 per family

A multi-cultural concert featuring professional performers from the Bosnian, Jewish, and African-American communities. Performers include: vocalist Mary Sherhart of Sevdah North America, Peter Lippman, player of saz and other instruments, The Klezkids with Bottle Dancers, vocalist Ekrem Pilic, accordionist Elvir Becic, the Bosnian Folklore Ensemble Sevdah, Cambialaria Women's Chorus, Sankofa, Dave and the Dalmations, and The Rolling Steins. Bosnian and Jewish pastries will be available.

All proceeds go to SEEDS, the U.S. agency for Bosnia Initiatives for Local Development.