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Griot Party at the Northwest African American Museum
Saturday, June 23, 2018, 8 – 9:30 p.m.
Griot Party at the Northwest African American Museum
Wherenon-library location
Non-Library LocationOther
AddressNorthwest African American Museum
2300 S Massachusetts St
Seattle, WA 98144
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryA Griot is a West African tradition where storytellers and musicians preserve culture and tradition. Featuring Nikkita Oliver, Tia Yarbrough, and Vitamin D aka Derrick Brown. Registration is required.
DescriptionThe Griot Party Experience was created by the Visionary Learner Logic Amen. The Griot Party Experience is a unique delivery of storytelling that includes music, dancing, spoken word and theater. It is a safe and sacred place for storytellers to feel, heal, Build and grow. It is spoken word storytelling theater at its finest. It is the combination of the happiest and saddest moments in our lives. It’s about giving birth. It’s about living. It’s about dying. It’s about transformation. It’s about Union. It’s the celebration of both mourning and triumph. Feel. Heal. Build. Grow.

Performers will include Nikkita Oliver, Jamie Elmore, Tia Yarbrough, Vitamin D aka Derrick Brown, Logic Amen, Elijah Mu’ied, and Ibrahim Arsalan.

Doors open at 7 p.m., performance begins at 8 p.m.

Presented in partnership with Northwest African American Museum and The Griot Party Experience. This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation.
NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Online registration is required.
Contact Info*Central Library
Contact Phone206-386-4636
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Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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