This Weekend in South Seattle: Rhythms of the Sole, Honk! Fest, and “Beautiful Music” Potluck

Friday, June 2nd

Movies: Opening: Wonder WomanDetails: Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers…and her true destiny.– Showings: 12:30pm, 3:45pm, 7:00pm, 9:20pm (Fri, Sat & Sun) –Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com

Community: Molly Moon’s Columbia City Opening – Details: South Seattle ice cream lovers can shout for joy as Molly Moon’s will be opening up their eighth shop. The Columbia City location, will begin serving scoops at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 2. Kids 12 years of age and under can enjoy a complimentary scoop of any flavor of their choice until 5 p.m. that same evening. – Time: 3:00pm-8:00pm–Where: 4822 Rainier Avenue South

Social Justice: SAFE’s March for Truth Art Build Details: Heading to the March for Truth on June 3rd? Want to make some awesome art? Join SAFE Friday, June 2nd from 7PM to 10PM at the Hillman City Collaboratory! We’ll have supplies and snacks, but you can bring your own as well. BYOB.-Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm –Where: Hillman City Collaboratory: 5623 Rainier Avenue S Seattle, WA 98118

Music: The Jelly Rollers w/Honey Suckle Rye Details: ATTENTION BLUES DANCERS AND MUSIC LOVERS: Rhapsody Concert Series presents The Jelly Rollers, with opening act, Honeysuckle Rye. The Jelly Rollers will be giving Hillman City a blues dance to remember, so bring your friends and lovers and get down to Collaboratory dance floor. It’s sure to be fantastic night! Make sure to come early to catch the one and only Honeysuckle Rye, as they lay down some sweet sweet swing music to get the party going! Jelly Rollers have been playing the Seattle scene for years, with sweet harmonica lines, throbbing guitar licks, with bass and drums that keep it all in the groove. Honeysuckle Rye plays jazz of all varieties, with a unique blend of Violin, Guitar, and Harmonica. It promises to be a sweet night of tunes, so mark your calendars and see ya then!.-Time: 8:00pm – 11:00pm –Where: Hillman City Collaboratory: 5623 Rainier Avenue S Seattle, WA 98118

Music: 10th Annual Honk! Fest (Georgetown)- Details: Get ready for the INCREDIBLE 10th year of HONK! Fest West! This long-standing free, family-friendly event will feature 30+ street bands from around the U.S., Canada, and our first-ever band visiting from Japan! Friday evening, we return to the Georgetown neighborhood from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with bands playing their hearts out at four HONK! stages. And you just know there’s going to be drum lines under the bridge! –Time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm – Where: Georgetown – More Info: Here

Food: Meat Raffle – Details: Every Friday, come on down to the Skyway VFW post for your chance to get a great deal on fresh meat! “Meat” some new friends and save some grocery money. Your dollars help support our great VFW Post and all of the charitable work they do for our vets and our community. –Time: 4:00pm – 7:00pm – Where: 7421 South 126th Street, Seattle, WA 98178- More Info: Here

Music: Seaprog FestivalDetails – Moon Letters: After cracking the lunar syntax, these faithful brethren harnessed a superfluity of hot licks, haunting melodies, and hypnotic rhythms. Upon cohering, they produced a concept album to be presented at length in 2017. Lyrically and emotionally, this first song cycle is offered to be taken at face value or to be held up, before moonlight, to reveal the naked truths within. Good students of hermeneutics might just find eudaemonia within these cryptic minstrelizations. Those with deep knowledge of all things Crimson, Yes, and (early) Genesis, might just find a hook or two to hang their hats on.-Time: 8:00pm (Doors open at 6:30pm) – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) More Info http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

Music: Behind the Lights TourDetails: An army of young talented rappers, singers and rockers – all children of color converge to give their musical truth at the historic 100-year-old Columbia City Theater.  This all age show includes Hip Hop, Soul, Jazz, R’n’B and Alt Rock delivered with undeniable honesty.  This show goes beyond “Make Some Noise” and goes deep.  Every single one of these artists has something mindful to express. All ages, standing room only with a powerful line up including El, Haben, Too Smoove, Nyles Davis, OABN, Michaelson, Aaron J, Poetic Justice, Misundvrstood, Shy Kill-Em, Lante, DGG & Cameron Miles Lavi-Jones & Gypsy Temple. –Time: 8:00pm (Doors Open at 7:00pm) – Where: Columbia City Theater: 4916 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: Here

 

Saturday, June 3rd

Community: Beacon Hill Festival at Jefferson ParkDetails: This annual event draws more than 2,000 folks and the proceeds from food, carnival games and bouncy houses go to the Jefferson Advisory Council for programs and scholarships. –Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm- Where: 3801 Beacon Ave. S.Contact: http://www.beacon-arts.org

Food: Vegetarian Tamale Cooking Class Details: 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 two types of authentic veggie tamales: Cheese & Jalapenos and Vegan Mole and Potato wrapped in banana leaf. The tamales are prepared in the handmade and traditional fashion using cultural ingredients. You’ll also enjoy a brief presentation of the history of tamales.- Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm Where: El Centro de la Raza 2524 16th Ave S- More Info: Tickets

Social Justice: Aging the LGBTQ Way: A Forum on Equity, Respect and InclusionDetails: Dr. Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen, University of Washington School of Social Work, will share information from Aging with Pride, the first federally-funded longitudinal research project examining the health, aging, and well-being over time of LGBTQ older adults (http://age-pride.org/). Other presentations and activities will focus on LGBTQ equity, respect, and social inclusion; economic and housing security; social and civic engagement; and aging, health, and community services. Help develop recommendations for Age-Friendly Seattle. Attend workshops, build intergenerational relationships, and get resources for optimal aging. It’s a full day dedicated to aging well! This event is FREE. Lunch and dinner are included, so RSVPs are appreciated– Time: 10:00am – 5:30pm – Where: Seattle City Hall 600 4th Avenue WA 98104. RSVP: Here

Culture: Rhythms of the SoleDetails: Northwest Tap Connection presents Rhythms of the Sole Paul Robeson Performing Arts Center(Rainier Beach High School) June 3, 2017 Shows at 2 pm and 6 pm Tickets: $16.00 in advance and $19.00 at the door (Tickets are inclusive of the required City of Seattle Admissions tax) Please be advised that the 6pm show sells out quickly, so buy in advance.- Time: 2:00pm-8:00pm –Where: Paul Roberson Performing Arts Center: 8815 Seward Park Ave S Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: Here

Community: 3rd Annual Beautiful Music Fundraiser & PotluckDetails: IT’s TIME TO DANCE ! Subversive Square Dance, Samba, and Hula Instructor-led dancing! Join us for our annual Springtime dance and music fundraiser on Saturday June 3rd !Bring your favorite side dish to share our main dish will provided by BIG Chickie and dessert by our new neighbor Molly Moon’s Ice cream! Our primary goal is to end the night having raised $5,000 and 30 monthly doors so that the Collab can keep lively and growing. It only takes 100 people to give $50 and 30 folks to sign up as monetly donors! Pay as you are able $10 suggested door donation (and then sky’s the limit for your generosity!).Did you know? So much MAGIC is happening at the Collaboratory. We are now managing the weekday Drop-In Center, helping equip 30+ grassroots local non-profits and individuals dedicated to social change and providing an accessible space for our community to do community driven work! Where do you fit in? Help co-create, Help to COLLABORATE ! – Time: 6:00pm- 10:00pm –Where: Hillman City Collaboratory: 5623 Rainier Avenue S Seattle, WA 98118

Community: Help Shape Library Services Around Technology and Access Details: Join Seattle City Librarian Marcellus Turner in a Community Conversation on how the Library can improve technology services for you! Also:- Hear from local groups leading technology initiatives that support Seattle students, small businesses, immigrants and refugees and the insecurely housed.- Learn about cool technology and online resources offered by the Library – bring your smartphone, tablet or other device! – Meet friends and neighbors, or network with other community organizations involved in digital literacy efforts. – Time: 10:00am-2:00pm –Where: 2100 Building: 2100 24th Avenue South, Seattle WA 98144

Community: Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands Community Update and Work PartyDetails; The Friends of Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands, cordially invites you to attend a special community gathering to discuss farm updates, share ideas and to rally everyone for the farm reopening coming this summer. Your presence and participation is greatly needed and appreciated. Please share and invite your neighbors, Community groups and friends to come out. A tour and work party will follow.- Time: 10:00am-2:00pm –Where: 5513 S Cloverdale St Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: Here

Food: Taste Mount BakerDetails: Mount Baker, Seattle – the historic Mount Baker Community Club opens its doors for an evening of live music, local restaurants, breweries, and wineries on June 3rd 2017. Taste Mount Baker is a 21 and over event. Tickets cost $25 for 6 tastes and souvenir glass. Additional tickets available for further delicious tastes.  Available now at http://www.tastemtbaker.com Mount Baker is one of the most sought after neighborhoods in Seattle, consistently featuring in the top ten places to live in this vibrant city. The sense of community is a driving factor in the areas desirability. The Community Club holds regular events to bring people together and drive community spirit amongst those who live here. Proceeds help to maintain this historic hub that has been in existence since 1909.- Time: 7:00pm-10:00pm – Where: Mount Baker Community Club:2811 Mount Rainier Drive South – More Info: www.tastemtbaker.com

Music: Anthony Lee Phillips “Between Doubles” Album ReleaseDetails: ANTHONY LEE PHILLIPS is a guitarist and singer-songwriter from the Pacific Northwest. His new record Between Doubles paints a double portrait of his 7 years in Seattle, falling out of love with one person and into love with another. Featuring 13 compositions from his 350+ songbook, the album focuses on harmonic texture and lyrical images in a chamber-indie-rock genre. –Time: 5:00pm (Doors open at 4:30pm) – Where: The Royal Room (5000 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118) More Info http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

Music: Seaprog Festival (Sat)Details: Conceived as a destination event rather than just another gig, Seaprog invites music lovers to spend a weekend enjoying stimulating and intelligent music and visiting the many fine restaurants, bars, and shops in Columbia City.One great thing about the Columbia City Theater is that it has a front room that not only serves food and drink, but can host musical performances as well. We’ll be taking advantage of this fact by presenting some solo/duo acts there between sets on the mainstage. Wouldn’t want you to get bored! In 2013, we presented sets from Amy Denio, Bill Horist, and Austenitic. 2014 brought us The Pornadoes, Jim Bartz, and more.-Time: 3:00pm – Where: Columbia City Theater: 4916 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: Here

 

Sunday, June 4th

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: www.valleyandmountain.org

Culture: FOCS Arts Fest 2017- Details: FOCS | Families Of Color Seattle presents FOCS ARTS FEST 2017, the region’s signature family concert and festival. Headlining, the international famous breakdance crew Massive Monkees and powerful PNW Tap Connection promise a star studded big energy show. Global and local performers of color present music and dance from Hawaii & Tahiti, W. Africa, Brasil, PNW feminist hip hop, and a queer POC dance collective.Children and grown folks alike will enjoy a POC art market, Readers to Eaters books, food trucks, magic show, balloons, resource fair, art corner and FREE Molly Moon’s Handmade ice cream!-Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm –Where: Washington Hall- Tickets:  Here

Music: 10th Annual Honk! Fest (Columbia City)- Details: Get ready for the INCREDIBLE 10th year of HONK! Fest West! This long-standing free, family-friendly event will feature 30+ street bands from around the U.S., Canada, and our first-ever band visiting from Japan! Our free family-friendly festival returns to the streets of Columbia City, Seattle! Look for us at the intersection of 37th Ave. S. and S. Ferdinand Street from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.!! –Time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm – Where: Columbia City: Intersection of 37th Avenue South and South Ferdinand Street – More Info: Here

Art: Introduction to Block Printing on Fabric WorkshopDetails: Make a creative date with yourself! Learn to create your own beautiful hand-printed fabric in a small and supportive class environment. Perfect for beginners.In this 1-day hands-on basic block printing workshop, you’ll learn how to create a design, transfer your image on to a soft carving block (forget about the linoleum or wood block you used in high school!), carve your block using a linocut tool, print your design on fabric using screen printing ink, and heat-set your fabric to seal the ink. Materials and tools will be provided.No prior drawing or printing experience necessary. This workshop is open to adult students only.  –Time: 10:00am – 3:30pm- Where: 4739 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118- Contact: yuko@honeyberrystudios.com

Music: Seaprog Festival (Sun)Details: Conceived as a destination event rather than just another gig, Seaprog invites music lovers to spend a weekend enjoying stimulating and intelligent music and visiting the many fine restaurants, bars, and shops in Columbia City.One great thing about the Columbia City Theater is that it has a front room that not only serves food and drink, but can host musical performances as well. We’ll be taking advantage of this fact by presenting some solo/duo acts there between sets on the mainstage. Wouldn’t want you to get bored! In 2013, we presented sets from Amy Denio, Bill Horist, and Austenitic. 2014 brought us The Pornadoes, Jim Bartz, and more.-Time: 3:00pm – Where: Columbia City Theater: 4916 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: Here

 

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