This Weekend in South Seattle: Beatwalk, Lizzy Rose, and the Presidential Debate

Saturday, October 8th

Movies: Opening Weekend: The Birth of a NationDetails: Nat Turner is an enslaved Baptist preacher who lives on a Virginia plantation owned by Samuel Turner. With rumors of insurrection in the air, a cleric convinces Samuel that Nate should sermonize to other slaves, thereby quelling any notions of an uprising. As Nate witnesses the horrific treatment of his fellow man, he realizes that he can no longer just stand by and preach. On Aug. 21, 1831, Turner’s quest for justice and freedom leads to a violent and historic rebellion in Southampton County.– Showings: 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm, 7:30pm, 8:00pm (Sat and Sun) (There will be a community conversation about the movie at 9:45pm on Saturday)–Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info:

Civics: CIRCC Candidates ForumDetails: Building Informed, Engaged, and Equitable Communities #WEARECIRCC #EQUITY #COMMUNITY.Sponsored by: Rajana Society, Filipino Community of Seattle, FIGHT, Cambodian American Association, Lao Heritage, White Center CDA, Eritrean Association & LEV, Latino Community Fund, Circulo De Mamas, Faith Action Network- Time: 3:00pm-7:30pm –Where: Eritrean Association In Greater Seattle: 1528 Valentine Pl S, Seattle, Washington 98144

Community: WA Justice Reform Town HallDetails: Join us for a panel discussion and Q & A on police brutality, bail reform and racial equity. Come be heard and learn about solutions towards a safer community and get involved with Initiative 873 for police accountability.– Time: 3:00pm-5:30pm–Where: The Hillman City Collaboratory: 5623 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98118

Music: Lizzy Rose (CD Release) with special guests Hotel Vignette and Ian LeSageDetails: Lizzy Rose is a captivating performer and should not be missed. She has an aura that welcomes and includes audiences in her journey. Her voice grabs at the soul and conveys a message of love and acceptance to the listener. Her songs and words are both catchy and deeply spiritual. There is hope for humanity pouring out of every lyric.There is a honesty and clarity in Lizzy Rose’s voice and composition that evokes a feeling of being home. – Time: 7:00pm – Where: Columbia City Theater: 4916 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: Here

Music: Mixed Bag / Earshot Jazz Presents: Honey Ear TrioDetails: Mixed Bag is a comedy-and-music variety show put on by Buddy & Buddy Productions. Hosted by Jeanine Walker and Seattle Country band The Drop Shadows, Mixed Bag is a collection of original sketch comedy, stand-up comedy, live music, and music videos by Steve Mauer. Mixed Bag Season 2, Episode 3 will explore adult coloring books, fetishes, and robotic DJs. Actors include Amelia Peacock, Chris Walker, and Mike Weber.-Time: 7:00pm (Doors open at 6:00pm) – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) More Info


Sunday, October 9th

Community: Valley and Mountain Morning  Morning CelebrationDetails: All are invited to our morning celebration! The 11am gathering designed to be family-friendly and multicultural/multiethnic, and it includes beautiful elements of vintage faith like communion and gospel music. (the vintage/communion pun is intended). – Time: 11:00am – Where: Hillman City Collaboratory (5623 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98118)- More Info:

Community: Bayview Triangle Work PartyDetails: Join the Beacon Hill Garden Club & Seattle reLeaf for fall weeding and trash pick-up at the Bayview Triangle & Pollinator Garden. Join the Beacon Hill Garden Club in their continued efforts to restore the triangle and care for a brand new pollinator garden! All are welcome; no experience necessary. We’ll supply tools and gloves. Please wear long pants and closed toe shoes.. Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm – Where: 2424 Beacon Avenue South, Seattle WA 98144 – More Info:

Community: Lakeridge Community Tree Planting PartyDetails: Join the Lakeridge Community and Seattle City Light in planting 30 street trees! Tools, coffee, gloves and instruction provided. We’ll be planting Starlight Dogwood, American Hornbeam and Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry. Rain or shine, everyone welcome (youth under 18 with adult). Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm – Where: Lakeridge Elementary School: 7400 S 115th St Seattle, WA 98178– RSVP:

Community: Valley and Mountain Evening CelebrationDetails: All are invited to our weekly celebrations! Our 4pm gathering is designed to be highly participatory, creative, experimental, and radically open.) – Time: 4:00pm – Where: Hillman City Collaboratory (5623 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98118)- More Info:

Music: Devilish Delights Burlesque & Variety Charity ShowDetails: We thought we would take a different spin on this year’s Extravaganza and turn it into a charity event.  Fan the flames of unbridled passion and laughter with a side of charity and an art show to boot! We are bringing “Devilish Delights” to the city this year with an new cast of red horned playmates. Down in the fiery pits we have found a flame thrower that will open the portal, cackling drag queens, and tempting ladies of the night who will strip for you. A portion of all ticket sales and the sale of the art in the lobby will go to fund a LGBTQ charity and a homeless youth shelter. It’s for the children….Perhaps if we are all VERY NAUGHTY we just might be lucky enough to get the devil himself to join us. Won’t you? – Time: 6:00pm -9:00pm – Where: Columbia City Theater: 4916 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: Here

Civics: Presidential Election Debate Viewing PartyDetails: Live screening of the 2016 Presidential Debates on our big screen projector! –Time: 6:00pm – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) More Info:

Music: Columbia City Beatwalk: Unsinkable HeaviesDetails: Beatwalk is a monthly music festival featuring live music at multiple venues in Columbia City every second Sunday from June through October. BeatWalk always features a diverse line-up of first-rate, local musicians hosted by neighborhood businesses for audiences of all ages. Since 1994 BeatWalk has brought music lovers together for a fun and safe night out on the town! – Time: 8:00pm (doors open at 7:30pm)- Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) More Info: