Opening Doors is a podcast about accessibility in arts and civic life, from Jack Straw and the Seattle Cultural Accessibility Consortium. Now in our second season, we continue to amplify the voices of outstanding individuals with disabilities of all kinds.

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Season one:

  1. Kameko Thomas: The Invisible Disability (transcript)
  2. Troy Coalman: How THEY see US / How WE see ourselves (transcript)
  3. King Khazm: Where Art, Racism, and Disability Intersect (transcript)
  4. ChrisTiana Obeysumner: Intersectionality (transcript)

Season two:

  1. Nasreen Alkhateeb: Universal Design in Film (transcript)
  2. Elsa Sjunneson: Defining Deafblind Intersectionality (transcript)
  3. Vince Medrano: Revealing Intersectional Identity through Art (transcript)
  4. Tatiana Lee: Blackness & Disability Intersecting with Art (transcript)

Art and Heritage Partnerships

Asian Festivals of Washington State READ MORE >

A microphone on a stand next to a music stand, with a background of blue-gray curtains

Jack Straw Alumni Poetry Series READ MORE >

Wooden bench and platform adjacent to a glass and metal building in the background. Speakers mounted on black columns over the bench.

Summit Sound at the Seattle Convention Center READ MORE >

Sonolocations logo: abstracted mountain with the words Sonolocations: A Sound Works Series, Henry Art Gallery and Jack Straw Cultural Center

Sonolocations: A Sound Works Series READ MORE >


Lelavision READ MORE >

Descriptive Tours at the Olympic Sculpture Park READ MORE >

Lake Union Oral History Project READ MORE >

Somali Youth and Family Club

Jack Straw, Northwest Folklife, and Somali Youth and Family Club: Until We Meet Again READ MORE >

Jack Straw Writers - 1997-2016

20 Years of Jack Straw Writers READ MORE >

Women and Whales First logo

Women and Whales First: Poetry in a Climate of Change READ MORE >

The words Common Field in a stylized font in black on a white background.

Common Field READ MORE >

Safarini In Transit : Music of African Immigrants READ MORE >

Portrait of a man playing violin

Traditional Artist Support Program READ MORE >

Curtis DuPuis tells a story in the Jack Straw studio

Native American Stories of Washington READ MORE >

Coast Salish Culture Projects by Gregory Fields READ MORE >

Spirit of the First People - cover

Spirit of the First People READ MORE >

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Centennial Radio Project READ MORE >

Gritos Del Alma READ MORE >

Extraordinary Ordinary People: American Masters of Traditional Arts READ MORE >

1962 Seattle World's Fair READ MORE >

Image promoting Erik Satie's Vexations at Jack Straw, May 15-16, 2010. Black background with piano keys on the bottom, text reading Join us at Jack Straw Productions as a rotating cast of pianists plays through Erik Satie's infamous "Vexations" theme 840 times, as suggested by the composer's note on the original manuscript, for the first time ever in Seattle.

Vexations Live at Jack Straw READ MORE >

Salmon in the City logo, high-contrast image of three salmon swirling around the Space Needle.

Salmon in the City READ MORE >

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Opening Doors is a podcast about accessibility in arts and civic life, brought to you by the Seattle Cultural Accessibility Consortium and Jack Straw Cultural Center. For our first season, we aim to amplify the voices of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color with disabilities, and to learn how race and disability impact their access […]

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