Under the Rainbow Features Roberto Lopez and Manny Lopez on August 9

Roberto Lopez and Manny Lopez (photo by 海水仙 HAI SHUIXIAN)

Monday, August 9, 6:00-7:45 p.m.

Preregistration is not required. The Zoom link is Under the Rainbow Storytelling. To join by phone, see instructions here.

TWINS ROBERTO and MANNY LOPEZ are queer Latinx storytellers. They are both regulars at Under the Rainbow Storytelling and can be found at different related events like Queer Movie Night and Writing Rainbow. Manny likes to tell funny personal stories with life lessons and Roberto likes to tell poignent personal stories about relationships. Manny is a scientist in training who loves to binge watch televison. Roberto is a non-profit admin assistant with a love for podcasts and polyamory relationship forums.

6:00-6:30 PM — Social time
6:30-7:45 PM — Program begins with land acknowledgement and call to action,

followed by featured and open-mic storytelling; each story followed by group conversation

Under the Rainbow: Storytelling for the LGBTQIA+ and Allied Community takes place every second Monday for teens and adults. Sign up for open mic at the event. LGBTQIA+ tellers are prioritized; allies are welcome in the audience and to participate in post-story conversation. No one is obligated to tell a story.

Under the Rainbow is supported by Edmonds Library, Edmonds Arts Commission, Seattle Storytellers Guild, Edmonds Neighborhood Action Coalition, and a grant from the Pride Foundation.

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