Town Square

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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: Race, Identity and Culture in the Pacific NW
Town Square: Race, Identity and Culture in the Pacific NW

Culture carriers, artists and historians each share their views on the value of race, identity and culture in relationship to communal celebrations. What role do ethnic gatherings have in strengthening identity? This panel discussion was presented in partnership with Seattle Center and the Seattle Public Library. The panel was moderated by journalist Angela Russell.

Ramon Isao, author/screenwriter who received the Tim McGinnis Award for Fiction
Dennis Caldirola, Executive Director of Festa Italiana
Juliet Cheatle, cultural worker, community organizer, and choreographer and dancer of traditional Filipino dance