This Weekend In South Seattle: Hear the Untold Tale of the Duwamish, Follow The Pied Piper to Mount Baker and Recieve a Message From Guinea

Events this weekend in the South Seattle area

Friday, November 21st

Movies: Opening of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Details:Katniss Everdeen is in District 13, after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.Showings: 12:00pm, 3:45pm, 7:00pm, 9:15pm, 9:45pm –Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com

Community: VFW Meat Raffle Details:The Skyway/Westhill VFW will be hosting their weekly meat raffle. Come for the beef and stay for the company. You may just score some savory cuts of prime dead cow. – Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm –Where: 7421 S 126th Street, Seattle, WA – More Info: persimmon1859@gmail.com

Music:  Terrence BrewerDetails:Brewer is a first-call and in-demand bandleader, record producer, concert performer, studio musician, and one of the San Francisco Bay area’s foremost and sought after music educators. Brewer instructs/facilitate master classes, clinics, workshops, and lectures for the likes of Stanford Jazz Workshop, SFJAZZ, The Jazz School, Jazz Camp West and many others. Brewer has produced and released 8 nationally acclaimed albums (two releasing in February 2014) on the record label he started in 2005, Strong Brew Music. Those albums have had several top 15 and top 10 appearances on the national jazz charts. Brewer has also performed to sold-out crowds at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Yoshi’s, and the SFJAZZ Jazz Festival. Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm-Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118- More Infohttp://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

Community: Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies: Princess Angeline Details:Princess Angeline is a film which tells the history of the Duwamish Tribe, Seattle’s first people.  It uses the life of the daughter of Chief Seattle to examine the treatment and ultimate displacement of many of the tribes members from our city.  More recent history of the tribe and their struggle for federal recognition of their tribal status is also examined.  Film makers Yasu an Sandra Osawa will attend and have copies of the film for sale at a reduced price.  Discussion with the Osawas will follow the screening-Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm-Where: 2336 15th Ave South, Seattle WA, 98144 – More Info: gaspari5@msn.com

MoviesFirst Night of Family Movie Nights at Mount Baker Community Clubhouse: Free Birds Details:Mount Baker Community Club presents their 2014 / 2015 Friday Night Family Movie Night series. One Friday night a month, October-April, the Mount Baker Community Clubhouse opens their doors and invites families in for a popular family movie on the big screen.Bring a picnic dinner, roll out your blankets and enjoy a popular new movie, or a classic oldie, in our beautiful, 100 year old ballroom. We also open our movie night concession stand and offer refreshments, snacks, popcorn (and beer and wine for Mom & Dad!)  – Time: Doors open at 6:00pm, Show starts at 7:00pm –Where: 2811 Mt. Rainier Drive South, Seattle, WA 98144 – More Info: http://www.mountbaker.org/movie-night

Music:  Message From Guinea/Je Conte & The Mali AllstarsDetails:A Seattle-based group featuring world class artists from Guinea, West Africa, heats up the stage with powerful rhythms, hi-energy dance, and melodic songs steeped in the rich heritage of their home country. Featuring two artists formerly with Guinea’s world-acclaimed national company, Les Ballets Africains, these gifted musicians delight in sharing their traditional culture and spreading a message of joy and unity. Time: 8:30pm-10:00pm-Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118- More Infohttp://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

Saturday, November 22nd

Children: Seward Park Audubon Center Annual Book & Gift Fair  Details: Features storytelling by Samantha Vamos, Langdon Cook & Woody Wheeler. You can also shop a wide selection of field guides, outdoor adventure books, children’s books, nature gifts, bird feeders and seed, and much more. Time: 10:00am- 5:00pm-Where: Seward Park Audubon Center 5902 Lake Washington Blvd S Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: http://www.sewardpark.audubon.org

Community: Bayview Triangle Planting Party Details: Come work on Beacon Hill’s newest restored landscape! Join Seattle Tree Ambassadors, Beacon Hill Garden Club, Beacon Arts, and your neighbors in renovating the traffic triangle at 15th Ave & Beacon Ave S. We will be improving the site through weeding, planting new understory plants, and mulching. We’ll provide tools, gloves, safety vests, and snacks. Come enjoy the brisk weather, some hot cocoa, camaraderie, and setting the stage for some beautiful spring and summer landscaping! See photos from the last work party here. -Time: 9:00am-Where: Shell Station: Beacon Avenue South & 15th Avenue South 2424 Beacon Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144 – More Info: Email TreeAmbassador@seattle.gov or Marina at marinaking@comcast.net with questions.

Music: Pied Piper presents Eli Rosenblatt Details:In his performances, Eli focuses on three things: rhythm, positivity and being goofy. Swing, Reggae, Salsa, Samba and other rhythms from around the world bring stories about silly animals, love, friendship and freedom to life in his songs. English, Spanish and French join forces with other languages to inspire movement, joy and celebration of life.- Time: 10:30am –Where: 2811 Mt. Rainier Drive South, Seattle, WA 98144 – More Info: http://www.mountbaker.org

Music: Ian McFeronDetails:Ian McFeron broke into the Seattle music scene when discovered by “The Mountain” in Seattle (AAA-formatted KMTT at 103.7 FM) shortly after releasing his debut album, Don’t Look Back (2003). Within months, the first single “Love Me Twice” edged out songs by Modest Mouse, Bob Schneider, The Bo Deans, and Ray LaMontagne in The Mountain’s “New Music Throwdown,” a weekly competition where listeners vote for their favorite of two new songs. Ian has shared the spotlight with international and national artists such as Patty Griffin, Nanci Griffith, Shawn Mullins, Brandi Carlile, Amos Lee, Sister Hazel, Mike Doughty, Hayes Carll, Missy Higgins, Julia Fordham, The Hothouse Flowers, and Jars of Clay. – Time: 9:00pm-11:00pm-Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118- More Infohttp://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

Community: Detective Cookie’s Urban Chess Club with Pro Chess Instructor H.R.Pitre. Details: Learn to play chess from one of the best instructors in South Seattle Time: From 12:00pm – 2:00pm Where: Rainier Beach Community Center: 8825 Rainier Ave South Seattle.  More Info: 206-650-3621 (Detective Cookie)


Sunday, November 23rd

Music:  North Corner Chamber OrchestraDetails:North Corner Chamber Orchestra was founded in 2014 by Blayne Barnes, Heather Bentley, Matthew McGrath, Victoria Parker, and Eli Weinberger. A musician-led, conductor-less ensemble, NOCCO thrives on performing dynamic, exquisite music. They are in residence at the Royal Room in Columbia City.- Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm-Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118- More Infohttp://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

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