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Art and Adversity: A Panel Discussion with Local Artists

Listen to an audio recording taken at Seattle Rep Wednesday, December 11 after the performance of Shout Sister Shout!

Art and Adversity: A Panel Discussion with Local Artists

Adversity often directly or indirectly fuels the creation of art. Sister Rosetta Tharpe faced personal and professional adversity throughout her career, being a black bisexual woman rocker in the 50s and 60s. Hear from local artists about how they connect to this powerful figure and what propels their work in the face of external pressures and oppressions.

Panelists:

  • Sameer Ranade, Poet
  • Sue Ann Huang, Co-Producer of the Tint Dance Festival
  • Arlene Martin, Co-Producer of the Tint Dance Festival
  • Linnea Ingalls, Artistic Producer of She Is Fierce
  • Meysha Harville, Storyteller