The Mixer: December 2019 – Celebrating Seattle’s Creative Community & Industries
Please join us Wednesday, Dec 4, from 5-7 p.m. at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute for our next and final Mixer of 2019. We will celebrate you and hundreds of other industry and community stakeholders who took part in our conversations about the local creative ecosystem this year!
The program will feature four artists who took part in creative economy focus groups this year. Here’s more on the featured artists:
- Nia-Amina Minor is a movement artist and educator from South Central Los Angeles. She studied at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy, received her BA from Stanford University, and holds an MFA in Dance from UC Irvine. Nia-Amina is currently in her fourth season with Spectrum Dance Theater as a Company Dancer and Community Engagement Artist Liaison. Learn more at facebook.com/niaamina.
- Earnest Thomas utilizes his engineering, industrial design and natural artistic capability with experience gained from designing jewelry to create his 2D and 3D paintings. His works show passion and have both industrial and sculptural flair which integrates texture, color and shadow. His artwork ranges from organic to modern architectural in nature while utilizing a mixture of materials repurposed from our society of surplus. Learn more at earnestthomas.com.
- Isabella L. Price is a filmmaker, writer, podcaster, host, performer, and youtuber out of the PNW. She has spoken at PAX Prime, Emerald City Comic Con, GeekGirlCon, New York City Comic-Con, and Blanket Fort Films, her topics include the intersection of race, sexuality, and gender in the fandom community. Currently hosting the monthly live show Nocturnal Emissions, and working with the Langston Hughes on the Fade to Black series. Learn more at isabellalprice.com.
- Zoser is a singer/songwriter and music bender. With an alluring voice, thoughtful lyrics, and a guitar, music grounds this Georgia native as he make his way through the Puget Sound. Zoser’s music travels effortlessly between pop, folk, and hip hop, but always strikes the listener’s soul. Learn more at zoserofficial.com.
- 5:00-5:30 socializing in the Grand Hall
- 5:30-6:30 program in the Theater
- 6:30-7:30 more socializing in the Grand Hall (please note new end time!)
We’ll also share a summary of key themes we heard, identifying opportunities for city government to best support Seattle’s artists and creatives.
Complimentary appetizers will be provided, and there will be a cash bar for guests 21+.
This event is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome.
For ADA accommodations or accessibility information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
All members of Seattle’s creative community are welcome: visual artists, performers, music and film industry professionals, teaching artists, festival organizers, arts administrators – whatever role you play in our local creative scene, we want to celebrate you!