ACES // Artists of Color Expo & Symposium is a BIPOC-led, community-curated program featuring art exhibitslive performancespresentationsworkshopsfilm screeningsartist talksartist opportunity tables and art marketWe are coming together with intentionality to value our work and see one another as resources, while focusing on the challenges and solutions we face as artists of color in the Pacific Northwest.

ACES 2023 is a hybrid event, presented online and in person. 

May 20 + 21, 2023

12 pm - 7 pm


ACES is FREE to attend, with a suggested donation of $10.

ASL interpreters are available on-site and via Zoom.

Free childcare is provided on-site.

ACES is presented by Shunpike, in collaboration with 4Culture, Artist Trust, Arts Corps, ArtsWA, CD Forum, Golden Bricks Events, Ground Zero Radio, Langston Seattle, Northwest Film Forum, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Refuge Outdoor Festival, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Restored, Black Rock Spirits, Spokane Arts, The Vera Project, and Totem Star.
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Sunday, May 21 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Stories from The Blue Suit: Asian American stories

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A 55-minute presentation on what I've learned as a poet writing for the page moving into the space of writing for the ear for public radio and podcast formats. I'll share clips and outtakes from episodes of The Blue Suit highlighting stories from Asian American community members.

Presenting & Performing Artist...
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Shin Yu Pai

Shin Yu Pai is the host and creator of The Blue Suit, a podcast on Asian American stories, for KUOW Public Radio, Seattle's NPR affiliate. She is also the author of 11 books of poetry. She served as Poet Laureate of The City of Redmond from 2015 to 2017. Shin Yu is a 2022 Artist Trust... Read More →

Sunday May 21, 2023 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute - West Room

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