Tim Lennon

Executive Director, LANGSTON
Tim Lennon Crosscut Festival 2021

Session: This is Just Intermission

3 p.m. Tuesday, May 4

When the shutdowns came, the arts and music industries were among the first to turn off their lights and likely the last to come back. The story of the struggle has been told, notably in a survey conducted by Crosscut’s arts and culture desk, but we’ll look ahead with leaders from the creative community at a forever changed, but determined return. This conversation will be with Vivian Hua 華婷婷Erin Johnson and Tim Lennon, and moderator and Crosscut Arts & Culture reporter Margo Vansynghel.


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About Tim Lennon

Originally from Providence, Rhode Island, Tim Lennon has been working in Seattle’s cultural scenes since moving here in 2001. In that time he has held programming and leadership positions at several Seattle non-profit and public sector organizations, and served on the Seattle Music Commission and the Cultural Space Agency’s interim governing Council. He has served as LANGSTON’s Executive Director since 2018. Tim lives in Beacon Hill with his wife and son, and aspires to be half as awesome as they are.


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About Crosscut Festival 2021

Join journalists, politicians, authors, creators and newsmakers from our community and around the nation May 3-8, 2021 as we come together to take a hard look at the people, policy and events that shape our lives. Purchase tickets for a complete festival experience, or RSVP for free per event.


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