Mike McGinn, Mayor
5/31/2012 1:34:00 PM
Dewey Potter (206) 684-7241
Diverse Harmony Choir to perform at Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center
The Diverse Harmony Youth Chorus, the Northwest’s first gay-straight youth chorus, will honor the beauty of the Pacific Northwest with a show dedicated to nature and how people interact with their surroundings.
The Chorus will perform on Friday, June 8 and Saturday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center (LHPAC), 104 17th Ave S, 98144.
"Human Nature" celebrates the awe inspiring elements that allow people to interpret their own emotional experiences. From the audience’s own "Corner of the Sky," the Chorus will take them past the "Fire and Rain" and enjoy "Moments in the Woods."
Tickets are available ahead of time at Brown Paper Tickets – http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/247045 - for $12.Tickets are $15 at the door on the nights of the performances.
Since it began in 2002, Diverse Harmony has welcomed youth ages 22 and younger to attend its shows for free. Purchase of Sponsored Youth Tickets supports the Youth Ticket program. Patrons not purchasing a Sponsored Youth Ticket for a particular young person should enter "General Youth" in the name field and we will make sure to get the ticket to a deserving young person in our community. For more information on the organization, please see www.diverseharmony.org and https://www.facebook.com/diverseharmony
Diverse Harmony uses the passion and power of music to inspire the celebration of difference in our homes, community and the world. Its mission is to create a safe, affirming environment where everyone is accepted for who they are. Founded in 2002, the nonprofit organization is guided by the values of musical excellence, fun and friendship, respect and gratitude, safety and support, inclusiveness, self-responsibility, and community service.
LHPAC celebrates, nurtures, presents, and preserves African American and African Diaspora performing arts, cultural wealth and iconic legacies. It is a place where community is created; powerful and authentic connections are developed; and dynamic, local, national, and global art is presented by artists for present and future generations. Established in 1969, LHPAC’s facility was acquired under the Model Cities Urban Renewal Program and in 1973 it became a facility and program of Seattle Parks and Recreation. LHPAC is an essential gathering place for the wealth of African American performing arts in a neighborhood that has seen many demographic changes over the past three decades.
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