Arts Gumbo: Experience Ethiopia
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Arts Gumbo: Experience Ethiopia


On Saturday, October 8 Rainier Valley Cultural Center presents Experience Ethiopia, the second event of our Arts Gumbo 2011 series. Starting at 2 pm, Experience Ethiopia features national and regional performance groups, Ethiopian food demonstrations, a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony, a youth dance competition and a catered dinner.

Experience Ethiopia takes place at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center (RVCC), 3515 S. Alaska St. in Columbia City and is co-presented by RVCC and Salon Ethiopia.

Performance groups include the Washington, DC-based Kignit Ethiopian Cultural Dancers, performing the unique Ethiopian shoulder dance; the regionally known EriAm Sisters and Men of Valor. At 8pm, audiences are invited to partake of a variety of Ethiopian cuisine served by Lemlem Catering, who will be offering affordable family dishes.

Tickets for Experience Ethiopia are $10 general; $7 students & seniors and $5 children (2-12) at BrownPaperTickets or at the door. For more information, please visit or call the SEED Events line at 760-4285.


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