Visual Arts

Festival showcasing excellence declares Seattle’s black community is indeed ‘Out Here’

Michael B. Maine CQ, lead producer of “We Out Here” festival, from left, is photographed with Randy Ford and Merri Ann Osborne CQ outside of Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute. Ford and Osborne are two of the many artists participating in the festival that honors and celebrates Black excellence in the Seattle area.  210529

The festival that continues through Tuesday honors black civic, artistic and literary excellence, while providing networking opportunities for professionals, artists and activists. It aims, in part, to alleviate a sense of isolation felt by newcomers.

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