This Weekend In South Seattle: Morningstar Returns, Ben & Joe Perform, and Black Pride Party

Saturday, June 25th

Movies: Opening Weekend: Free State of JonesDetails: Set during the Civil War, Free State of Jones tells the story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight, and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy. Banding together with other small farmers and local slaves, Knight launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones. Knight continued his struggle into Reconstruction, distinguishing him as a compelling, if controversial, figure of defiance long beyond the War.– Showings: 1:00pm, 4:00pm, 7:00pm–Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info:

Community: Love is the Message: Black Pride Party Details The Family presents: Love is the Message//The Black Pride Party. A Party to celebrate Black LBGTQI communities and families in a safe and supportive environment. An Evening of Pop up performances, DJ sets by Riz Rollins and Stasia Mehschel, youth activities, art and dancing. This is a all ages event!– Showings: 7pm-1:45pm–Where: 1621 12th Avenue, Ste 100 Seattle, WA 98122 – More Info: Here

Community: Alma Soulfully Crafted Jewelry Pop-UpDetails: Come peruse soulfully crafted bags and jewels from around the world. Also featured at the pop-up: Quiet Pants, Home Girl Healing, live music and lemonade!! Please stop by and say hello! – Time: 10:00am-4:00pm Where: 3806 S Ferdinand St, Seattle, WA 98118-1738,

Food: Latin Cooking Classes at El Centro De La RazaDetail: Class will begin promptly at 10:00 AM in the kitchen at El Centro de la Raza. All cooking supplies and ingredients will be provided, but please bring your own apron. The class focuses on the traditional preparation of authentic traditional latin dishes. The dishes are prepared in the handmade and traditional fashion using cultural ingredients. No substitutions can be made, but after the class we can provide an alternate vegetarian recipe upon request. We look forward to meeting you!-Time: 10:00am- 12:30pm –Where: 2524 16th Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144

Community: One on One Computer HelpDetails: Have computer or software questions? Get help from KCLS volunteers with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email and computer learning resources. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.–Time: 10:00am- 12:00pm –Where: Skyway Library: 12690 Renton Avenue S, Seattle, WA 98178- More Info: Here


Sunday, June 26th

Music: Allison Preisinger CD Release with Annie Ford Band and Tekla WaterfieldDetails: Join us to celebrate Allison Preisinger’s album release of the Jade EP, a collection of 5 new acoustic folk songs! The night will be an eclectic mix of country, folk, and soul music by Tekla Waterfield, Allison Preisinger, and the Annie Ford Band!-Time:7:30pm – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) More Info

Food: Morningstar Brunch Details: well after a hiatus of a couple months,the Morning Star crew is back with brunch in our new location the Royal Room! First come first serve with @Blak Washington in the kitchen with me.So on down for a stack of vanilla bean pancakes with apricot jam and coriander syrup or the favorite lamb hash with soft polenta. We’re back to #feedthepeople ! see yall there! wop woop!.-Time:10:00am-2:00pm – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) – More InfoHere

Music: The Rainier Arts Center Presents: Ben & Joe- Details: Ben and Joe are American songsters whose music hews to the rough-and-tumble collisions of musical inspirations from the early 20th century. They have been playing together for five years and also launched an ongoing documentary film project to explore modern day music along the Mississippi River. Whatever you want to call it, Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons make American music with influences from the acoustic blues tradition-Time:7:00pm-9:00pm – Where: Rainier Arts Center (3515 South Alaska Street South Seattle, WA 98118) – More InfoHere

Community: Valley and Mountain Afternoon CelebrationDetails: Valley & Mountain welcomes all to our interactive services that incorporate the arts, contemplative practices, fellowship, and social justice. – Time: 4:30pm – Where: Hillman City Collaboratory (5623 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98118)- More Info:

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