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Panel Discussion: Cultural Identities and Democracy

  • Mexican Cultural Institute 2829 16th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20009 United States (map)

Washington Performing Arts' Mars Urban Arts Initiative, in partnership with the Mexican Cultural Institute, will host a panel discussion featuring Kronos Quartet violinist David Harrington (at left), moderated by James Early. The panel will also feature Cynthia Vidaurri (Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Huda Assfour (musician), and Jim Thomson (Multiflora Productions) as well as local artists, diplomats, arts administrators, and culture bearers. 

The panel, titled "How Do We Value and Sustain Cultural Identities Without Stereotypes?: An Urgent Question of Cultural Democracy In Today's World" will tap the experiences of the panelist to explore artistic production across cultures.

The following day, March 4, Kronos Quartet will perform at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. Tickets can be found here.

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