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The Every 28 Hours Plays (Seattle)
Langston Hughes Perfoming Arts Institute
Seattle, WA
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Dec 02, 2017 3:00 PM



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The Every 28 Hours Plays (Seattle)
A Play reading and celebration to activate, cultivate, and shape the community around the injustices against Black people.

The Every 28 Hours Plays is a national collaboration inspired by our current Civil Rights Movement. The title focuses on the widely shared and contested statistic that every 28 hours in America, a black person is killed by the police, vigilante, or security guard. The collection of 80 one minute plays about this historic time were written by playwrights across the nation including David Henry Wang, Neil LaBute, Stew, Universes, Kristoffer Diaz, Jacqueline Lawton, Migdalia Cruz, Lisa Loomer, and Lynn Nottage among others.

In Seattle, community members, artists, activists, and organizations will participate in the reading, a ritual of strength, and a celebration of forward movement. We invite you to join us in engaging the action around this body of work.  

This collaboration is brought to you by:
The Hansberry Project, CD Forum for Arts & Ideas, Langston, Northwest African American Museum and Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

3pm       Play Reading
4:15pm  Clearing House of Information
5pm       Celebration

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Location

Langston Hughes Perfoming Arts Institute (View)
107 17th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98122
United States

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Categories

Arts > Dance
Arts > Theatre
Arts > Visual
Music > All Ages

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas
On BPT Since: Dec 16, 2003
 
Sharon Williams
206-323-4032
sharon@cdforum.org

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