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Sunday Dinner featuring Courtney "Goldie" Jackson
Langston Hughes Perfomring Arts Institute
Seattle, WA
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Sunday Dinner featuring Courtney "Goldie" Jackson
In honor of our 20th Anniversary, CD Forum for Arts & Ideas continues our newest event series, SUNDAY DINNERS, with guest: Courtney "Goldie" Jackson.

Hosted by CD Forum curator DANI TIRRELL, each month we're gathering with you for food and conversation, as we celebrate some of the most inspirational Black folx in art and culture. We will enjoy food catered by some of Seattle's most sought after and talented Black chefs.

Our February dinner will be catered by Taste Tutor, Chef Adunni Ogunlanoh loves sharing her passion for scrumptious foods and beverages with you; Along with the knowledge of how to craft such delicacies. From Nigeria, to the Caribbean to the Carolinas she was infused with her love for  food, culture, and science, and blending the three to cook the best dishes she knows how in expressing her love.

Tickets are just $15 / Students $10! We want everyone to be able to join us at the table.

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About the Featured Guest: COURTNEY "GOLDIE" JACKSON
Courtney Goldie Jackson, a native of Raeford NC, has come a long way from chasing cows on her fathers farm. Courtney has worked with some of the Hollywoods biggest stars, traveled as a stand-up comedian and worked with at-risk youth and veterans in her community. Since her television debut on VH1 in January of 2006, this woman-on-purpose continues to be recognized around the world as reality televisions favorite country girl. She has worked alongside performers including Martin Lawrence, Idris Elba, and Billy Dee Williams. In 2010 she moved to Brooklyn NY to further her comedy career and also landed a job as an AmeriCorps Peacekeeper for the Harlem Childrens Zone. The job changed her life! She returned to school, and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2015 with her second Bachelors degree in social work and received her MSW in 2017. Courtney currently works as an outpatient therapist with substance abuse and mental health clients near her home. She also volunteers as a Sunday school teacher and is a court advocate for foster kids across the state of North Carolina. She plans to one day merge entertainment and therapy by producing shows which entertain the public about mental health issues in our communities.  Ms. Jackson is a graduate of both UNC Chapel Hill and Fayetteville State University.

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About the Featured Chef: Adunni Ogunlanoh
Adunni Ogunlanoh is a chef and owner of Taste Tutor, LLC. As a Black American Gulla & Yoruba girl, she spent her early childhood in Nigeria, grew up around Caribbean cousins and was raised in the Carolinas. She loves to share her passion for scrumptious foods and deliciously strong beverages with family, friends and you. She also is a professional food scientist at a Seattle based food company. Taste Tutor offers cooking lessons, chef services, their own blended seasonings and other merchandise, catering and other services.   www.thetastetutor.com

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About the Host/Curator: DANI TIRRELL
Dance artist, performer, choreographer and dance educator.  Dani has danced with Jazz and Spirit Dance Theater of Detroit, Monroe Ballet Company, Full Circle Dance Company, Natural Locz Dance Company and Dani Tirrell Dance Theater that he founded and serves as Artistic Director. Dani also created Color Lines Dance Ensemble for youth dance artist ages 12 to 18. As a performer Dani has performed on countless stages and festivals throughout the world. Danis latest work "Black Bois" premiered at On the Boards (Seattle) in April 2018.

Location

Langston Hughes Perfomring Arts Institute (View)
104 17th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144
United States


Categories

Education > Classes
Other > Family-Friendly
Social > Adult

Minimum Age: 12
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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