THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Hot Sauce!, Black Being Gentle Yoga, Vanishing Seattle, and more!

Friday, February 2nd

Museum/Culture: Exhibit Closing “A Day in the Life of Bruce Lee”
Details: “LAST CHANCE to learn how Bruce approached his every day with training, personal time, and beyond! The Do You Know Bruce? exhibition series at the Wing Luke Museum provides fresh and untold perspectives on Bruce Lee’s life and his connection to Seattle. […] It is the only interactive exhibition, outside of Hong Kong, about Bruce Lee. Featuring personal family items and memorabilia, the exhibition series give both an intimate and wide angle approach to detailing his personal philosophy as well as the external influences and circumstances that helped shaped his journey from a young student in Seattle to a global icon who continues to inspire millions.” (Closing 2/11/18)
Time: 10 AM–5 PM
Where: Wing Luke Museum—719 S. King St
Cost: General Admission $0–17 (Student/Senior discounts available)
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Community/Education: Columbia City Preschool of Arts and Culture – Open House!
Details: “Come and get acquainted! We are having an open house […]. We are now enrolling for the current school year, as well as for the coming 2018-19 year.”
Time: 6–7:30 PM
Where: Columbia City Preschool of Arts and Culture—3818 S. Angeline St
Cost: FREE
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Community/Politics: Roadmap to Democracy Pt. 2!
Details: “Roadmap to Democracy is a series of gatherings to build a shared movement agenda for democracy reform in Washington State. [In November] over 40 organizations provided their movement and policy priorities and made a commitment to work together to create a stronger, more connected, and truly representative government. Groups and organizations are invited to build off of those priorities, incorporate new ones […], and start the roadmap for democracy reform. Stipends available to groups/organizations led by or primarily representing communities of color, youth, marginalized and/or oppressed populations, or low-income families/workers.”
Time: 10 AM–4 PM
Where: El Centro de la Raza (Rm 307)—2524 16th Ave S.
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Music: Rory Van James and Special Guests
Details: “American folk artist Rory Van James will be releasing Volume 1 of his Double LP concept album “Sewn Silhouettes,” at the Columbia City Theater. Sewn Silhouettes tells the story of a young man that left his home in the mid 60’s to dodge the draft of the Vietnam War, to seek refuge in the South West coast of British Columbia aka “Sunshine Coast.” Along his journey he is struck by the teachings of his voyage and the struggles, feats and triumphs along the way. Special guests include Carina Lewis, Honey Mustard, Heather Wolf, Tyler Edwards, Justin Hoffman and Haley Dayis.” 21+
Time: 7 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $10 (plus fees)
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Movies: The Post, The Florida Project, Lady Bird, and I, Tonya
Details: In addition to these new titles, this weekend Ark Lodge is also playing classic films: Psycho and The Birds.
Time: Movie times vary
Where: Ark Lodge Cinemas—4816 Rainier Avenue S.
Cost: Matinee (before 5 PM)—Adults & Children $9, Seniors (62+) $8 / Evenings—Adults $12, Children (3-12 years) $9, Seniors $8
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Music: Champagne Sunday
Details: “Powerful, honest, edgy, and refreshingly original, Champagne Sunday attacks the stage with a show that is heartfelt, engaging, and performed with a desperate enthusiasm and chemistry seldom seen in today’s bands. Champagne Sunday transcends genre enough to create their own, coalescing the multi-genre tastes of today’s fickle audiences into a catalog that defies traditional definition.” 21+
Time: 8 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater Bourbon Bar—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE
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Saturday, February 3rd

Dance: Soul Line Dance Class w/Ms. Anna
Details: “Fun and active dance classes for all ages. FREE Soul Line Dance class on Saturdays at Garfield Community Center are very energetic and fun. Come out and join us!”
Time: 11 AM–1 PM
Where: Garfield Community Center—2323 E. Cherry St
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Music: Hot Sauce! Celebrating Seattle Women in Jazz
Details: “Hot Sauce is an evening of some of the spiciest jazz singers in the PNW working right now, don’t miss it!” Singers: Delilah Beaucoup, Deseo Carmine, Nancy Erickson; Band: Brad Benefield – Guitar, Rachael Contorer – Bass, Ben Dysart – Drums The musicians are compensated by your donations. Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.
Time: 5–7 PM
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: No Cover
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Music: Local Royalty Show: Warren Dunes feat. Julia Massey, Sidecar, and Tim Kennedy
Details: “[Julia] Massey, the longtime frontwoman for Julia Massey and the Five Finger Discount, is known for her sweet falsettos and childlike buoyancy. [Jared] Cortese, writes intricate electric guitar-based songs. [This] musical power couple is backed by the marvel known as Dominic Cortese on drums […]. …The trio has formed like a sonic Voltron to play joyous, dance-worthy music with a purpose: the profits from each show the band plays will go toward a cause near and dear to their hearts: finding people homes.” The Royal Room is All Ages until 10 PM
Time: 8:30 PM | Doors, 8 PM
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: No Cover / Donation Accepted
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Music: Jazz Forest
Details: “From the creative imagination of award-winning Hollywood film and TV composer Ron Jones (Family Guy, Star Trek:TNG and many more) comes the next great band, Jazz Forest. We bring together the best players, the best compositions and arrangements along with professionally produced sound and lighting. […] Jazz Forest is forging a new genre we call “Cinematic Jazz” bringing together live film scoring with a jazz performance to create a fusion of visual and music. Thus, creating an immersive visual experience.” 21+
Time: 7–9 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $15 (plus fees)
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Comedy: Beyond The Tippe: Comedy Showcase
Details: “Get ready for Comedy!!! Monthly comedy open mic. Hosted by the redoubtable Dan Hurwitz and the doubtable Tippe and Drague staff. Comics: Sign-ups at 8:30 or message [on Facebook] if interested by Friday at 8pm. 3-4 minute sets, and special guest features!” (Recurring event)
Time: 9 PM–12 AM
Where: Tippe & Drague Alehouse—3315 Beacon Ave S.
Cost: FREE
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Community/Civics: Civic Saturday at Hillman City Collaboratory
Details: “Civic Saturday is a civic analogue to church: a gathering of friends and strangers in a common place to nurture a spirit of shared purpose. But it’s not church religion or synagogue or mosque religion. It’s about American civic religion—the creed of liberty, equality, and self-government that truly unites us (even as we argue over it). […] Eric Liu will offer a sermon, we’ll hear poetry, songs, civic scripture, and we’ll gather in Civic Circles to share our thoughts and ideas as we step into the new year.”
Time: 10:30 AM–12:30 PM
Where: The Hillman City Collaboratory—5623 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE / Donations Accepted
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Sunday, February 4th

Community/Yoga: Black Being Gentle Yoga Series at NAAM
Details: “Northwest African American Museum & Yoga by Biola present: Black Being Gentle Yoga Series – To feel is to live. Experience embodiment at the cellular level with the Black Being Gentle Yoga Series designed to intuitively connect you with your body and breath while exercising holistic black excellence. Member and entire series purchase discounts [available].” (Recurring event / series)
Time: 2–3:15 PM
Where: Northwest African American Museum—2300 S. Massachusetts St
Cost: $20–$65
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Yoga/Fitness: Mixed Bag Fitness: Yoga
Details: “Winter is here and it’s time to take our fitness indoors. Every Sunday we’ll offer different forms of exercise from dance, kickboxing, pilates, and MORE! […] FREE street parking.” (Recurring event)
Time: 10–11 AM
Where: Kanjin Yoga—5701 Rainier Ave S., Ste B
Cost: $5
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Music: Corky Siegel & Kalyan Pathak
Details: “Corky Siegel is […] an internationally acclaimed Blues harp and piano maestro, and a master of musical mirth with an ear for adventure. He brings from India a world percussion genius, Kalyan Pathak, who is called: “fleet finger virtuosity” by the Chicago Tribune. Together, Corky and Kalyan will dazzle, tickle your funny bone, and expand your horizons taking you to exciting undiscovered territories.” The Royal Room is All Ages until 10 PM
Time: 7 PM | Doors, 6 PM
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $15 adv/$20 dos (plus fees)
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Pop-Up Shop/Gallery: Vanishing Seattle X Eighth Generation Pop Up Shop – Extended!
Details: “[…] The Vanishing Seattle Pop-Up has drawn thousands of visitors who’ve come to read and share their own Seattle Places Loved & Lost at the interactive display. Whether you’re a longtime Seattlelite, a recent transplant, or a visitor just stopping through, the Pop-Up is an engaging insight into the soul of the city and the people who love it. […] #VanishingSeattle is a popular social media project and growing movement that documents the displaced and disappearing institutions, small businesses, homes, and communities of Seattle – and is a love letter to the history and cultures that gave our city its soul.”
Time: 10 AM–5 PM
Where: Eighth Generation by Louie Gong—93 Pike St. #103
Cost: Donations welcome!
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Community: World Cancer Day Celebration
Details: “Join us for n impact-filled afternoon which will include screening of the film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, a discussion with world-renowned leading Cancer researchers and medical professionals, refreshments and networking opportunities. Henrietta Lacks unknowingly contributed her cells to science and the cells are still living today, (HeLa cells). The HeLa cells made major breakthroughs for the healing of many major diseases. It has been 67 years and the HeLa cells are still living and saving lives beyond the grave. We want to show the strength and contributions made by this Black woman as we celebrate Black History Month. – Dinner, door prizes, vendors and more!”
Time: 1:30–6 PM
Where: Langston Seattle—104 17th Ave S.
Cost: Free, but you must RSVP/Register
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Community/Spirituality/Meditation: Taize Service
Details: “Taize is the name of an ecumencial monastery in France that developed a beautiful, simplistic, mystical kind of service that attracts hundreds of thousands of (mostly young) people from around the world to visit their small community every year. There is no leader, no up front person, no announcements, no sermon. It is a series of simple easy beautiful songs, a 5-8 minutes of meditative silence, a time of spoken prayer, and a few readings. […] Hopefully a tradition will develop for folks who want to, to grab a drink and socialize afterwards, if that’s what you’re feeling.”
Time: 8 PM
Where: The Hillman City Collaboratory—5623 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE
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Community/Spirituality/Meditation: Yangsi Rinpoche in Seattle
Details: “Yangsi Rinpoche, esteemed and beloved Buddhist teacher will lead a half day retreat featuring traditional Buddhist prayers, guided meditation, explanations on Buddhist philosophical views on the nature of reality and the path to enlightenment. This event is free to the public, donations welcome.”
Time: 11 AM–3 PM
Where: Hosted by Dharma Friendship Foundation—2109 31st Ave S.
Cost: Donations welcome!
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