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About Town Square

Town Square is a Seattle Channel series dedicated to connecting people and ideas. With lectures, debates, and forums recorded around the city at places such as Town Hall, the Seattle Public Library, and the Central District Forum of Arts and Ideas, Town Square brings interesting and provocative conversations to cable TV and the web.

Town Square: Crosscut Arts Salon - The Color of Race
Town Square: Crosscut Arts Salon - The Color of Race

Crosscut Arts Salon looks at one of the most pressing and relevant subjects of today: race. What does it mean to be an artist of color in Seattle? How does a specific art form lend itself to issues of racial identity and ethnicity? How do you create work for a majority white audience - or should you?

Presenters include:
Florangela Davila, Emcee
Prometheus Brown
, Filipino American rapper
Donald Byrd, Choreographer, Artistic Director of Spectrum Dance Theater
Rose Cano, Artistic Director of eSe Teatro: Seattle Latinos Take Stage.
C. Davida Ingram, Conceptual Artist
Tracy Rector, Executive Director and Co-founder of Longhouse Media