Built in 1915, the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute is an historic landmark in the historic Central Area of Seattle.
LHPAI is located on the Southeast Corner of East Yesler Way and 17th Ave South. The accessible entrance is on the first/lower floor of the building. The main entrance to the theater house is accessed via stairs only. There’s an elevator at the lower entrance.
LHPAI can be accessed at the East Yesler Way and 17th Avenue South bus stop for bus route #27. Click here to plan your trip.
LHPAI offers a variety of options for parking free of charge. Street parking is available along with parking lots on the northeast corner of East Yesler Way and 17th Ave South. There is additional parking behind the building in the southeast parking lot.
Upcoming Events at this Venue
In this 2-hour event curated by Inside/Out Neighborhood Resident Erik Molano, we hear from storytellers exploring the history of the Central District’s Black, Asian, and Jewish communities, followed by a panel discussion on the future of the neighborhood. The evening closes with back-to-back hip-hop performances by CarLarans and Draze. Seattle’s Central District has undergone changes of …
The term “Islamophobia” may be fairly new, but irrational fear and hatred of Islam and Muslims is anything but. Lending us perspective through his unique lens as a critical race theorist and law professor, Khaled A. Beydoun joins us to discuss the ways in which law, policy, and official state rhetoric have fueled the frightening …