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HEADLINERS

MUSIC: REV. PAT WRIGHT
AND THE TOTAL EXPERIENCE GOSPEL CHOIR

The award winning and world renown Total Experience Gospel Choir bursts with love, joy and enthusiasm - humanity! It is hailed as one of the Pacific Northwest's finest soulful ensembles. Pastor Patrinell Staten Wright started the group as a gospel music class at Seattle's Franklin High School in 1973. Since then the choir has grown to become a nationally and internationally known gospel singing group.

POETRY: NIKKITA OLIVER

Nikkita Oliver is a Seattle-based creative, teaching artist, attorney, and anti-racist organizer. Her writing has appeared in the South Seattle Emerald, Crosscut, and the Stranger. She holds a J.D. and Masters of Education from the University of Washington. She has been a writer-in-residence with the Writers in the Schools program at Washington Middle School, leading writing workshops with Arts Corp at Garfield High School, and a mentor artist and case manager with Creative Justice, with the program since it’s launch. Nikkita is the 2015 recipient of the Seattle Office of Civil Rights Artist Human Rights Leader Award, the 2014 Seattle Poetry Slam (SPS) Grand Slam Champion, the 2013, 2014, and 2016 SPS Womxn of the World Poetry Slam representative, a three-time SPS national team member, and two-time coach of the SPS national slam team. She has opened for Cornel West and Chuck D of Public Enemy and performed on The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert. In 2017 many hoped she would be come Seattle’s mayor.

ALL PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

Coast Salish Arts
Field in Tipi | Saturday
Visual Art
Pond | Both days
Poetry
Compass | Sun 2:00-2:45
Live Painting
Field | Sun 12-5
Music
Compass | 4:15-5:15
Participatory Performance
Field | Sat 1-2
Paticipatory Visual Art
Community Shelter | Sun 1-5
Cabin Installation
Cabin 8 | Both days
Dance
Location TBD | Sun 1-2
Afro-Peruvian Music & Dance
Amphitheater | Sun 2-3
Dance/Music
Cabin 1 | Both days
Dance & Workshop
Lodge | Time 2:30-3:15
Music
Amphitheater | Sun 4:30-5:30
Music & Workshop
Lodge | Sun 12:30-1:45
Children's Music
Amphitheater | Sun 12:45-1:45
BCD90B5F-0F0A-4963-A75E-135B5C121A28 - Hali Jayne

Holly & Oy

Sundanese Music
Compass | Sun 3:00-3:45
Native Cultural Heritage & Hand Drum Songs
Field in Tipi | Saturday
Performance Installation
Cabin 2 | Both days
Poetry
Lodge | Sat 1:30-2:30
Amphitheater | Sat 3:30-4:30
Music
Amphitheater | Sat 1:45-2:45
Paticipatory Poetry
North Compass | Both days 12:00-5:30
Dance Installation
Cabin 10 | Both days
Japanese Folktale & Puppetry
Compass | Sun 3:15-4:15
Dance Installation
Cabin 10 | Both days
Music
Field | 6:25 - 7:10
Installation
Pond | Both days
Videopoetry
Lodge | Sat 2:45-3:45 & Sun 3:45-4:45
Traditional Tlingit Art
West Picnic Shelter | Sat 12-6
Music, Technology, and Community
Cabin 7 | Both days
Live Painting
Field | Sat 12:30-5:30
Sound & Light Installation
Cabin 4 | Both days
Children's Art Project
Community Shelter | Sat 1-5
Spoken Word
Amphitheater | Sat 3:30-4:30
Poetry Installation
Cabin 3 | Both days
Music
Compass | Sun 12:30-1:30
Music
Compass | Sat 2-3
Communtiy Art & Walk
Pond | Departs @ 2p
Phinney Neighborhood Association Winter Festival & Crafts Fair 3:45 Anzanga Traditional and contemporary African marimba music
Performance
Compass | Sat 12:30-1:30