THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Willing2Rise Blackout Market, Comadre Panadería Pop Up Shop, A Dragon Lives Here, and more!

Friday, March 9th

Music: Young Chhaylee, Leah T, Sean Crozier
Details: PNW soul singer Young Chhaylee, singer/songwriter Leah T, and multi-talented actor/writer/musician, Sean Crozier perform tonight in the Bourbon Bar. (21+)
Time: 8 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater Bourbon Bar—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE
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Community/Music: Free Community Concert
Details: “Come enjoy some genuine moments of live music in your neighborhood! Megan (cello) and BJ (violin) will be presenting short, varied musical selection from Irish fiddle tunes to classical favorites. Babies, tots and kids of all ages are welcome. Kids, bring your parents!”
Time: 4:30 PM
Where: Columbia City Church of Hope—3818 S. Angeline St
Cost: FREE
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Music: KEXP Presents: Jason McCue Album Release Party
Details: Featuring Tomo Nakayama and Falon Sierra
Time: 7–11 PM
Where: Washington Hall Lodge Room—153 14th Ave
Cost: $10
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Community/Games: Adult Game Night (30 & Over)
Details: “A night of pure adult fun which includes: musical chairs, twista, tons of board games, giant size games, card games, dominoes, TV trivia, Name that Tune, Battle of the Sexes, and much more. Hosted by Warnessa Victorian. Soundtrack provided by Mr. Nyice Guy. Dress code: Relaxed. Food & drink specials.”
Time: 9 PM–1:30 AM
Where: Royal Esquire Club—5016 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $10
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Music: Ponga (slight return)
Details: “A quartet of four bandleaders, Ponga began touring and recording in North America, Europe, and Japan in 1997. The music of Ponga is 100% improvised.” Featuring Bobby Previte, Skerik, Wayne Horvitz, and Mike Gamble. The Royal Room is All Ages until 10 PM
Time: 8 PM | Doors, 7 PM
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $15 Adv. (plus fees)
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Music: Monqui Presents: Gaz Coombes
Details: Gaz Coombes w/ special guest Piney Gir (21+)
Time: 8 PM | Doors, 7 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $20
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Movies: A Wrinkle in Time, Black Panther, The Shape of Water
Details: “In an age of impersonal, high-tech multiplexes, old-time movie theaters still feel as charming as ever.”
Time: Showtimes 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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Saturday, March 10th

Music: Town Hall Seattle Presents: La Famille Leger
Details: “. . . The Légers play the dancing music of French Canada—the music of back porches and kitchen parties, handed down through generations in the New World. In addition to presenting lively tunes on the fiddle and accordion, La Famille Léger shows also feature crankies, old-fashioned story scrolls with puppets and paper cutouts that bring to life the ballads and stories of the Acadians in North America . . . ”
Time: 11 AM | Doors, 10:30 AM
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $5 Adults (Children 12 years and under, FREE)
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Community Fair/Market: Willing2Rise Blackout Market
Details: “The Willing2Rise is a small, black-owned business vendor fair to promote group economics within the black community here in Seattle and the surrounding areas.” See the Facebook event for dozens of vendors including 9-year-old entreprenuer, Jaylin of ‘Creations by Jaylin,’ Siaira Martin of ‘Food Art’ and many more.
Time: 1–6 PM
Where: Miller Community Center—330 19th Ave E.
Cost: FREE
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Leadership/Networking: IWD: Promoting Black Women Diaspora in Business
Details: “Please join us in the Spirit of International Women’s Week—with the aim to elevate and celebrate black women diaspora and their leadership in shaping inclusive economy through entrepreneurship.”
Time: 10 AM–2 PM
Where: Tukwila Community Center—12424 42nd Avenue S.
Cost: $20
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Museum/Culture: A Dragon Lives Here
Details: “Bruce Lee returns to the Wing Luke Museum with a Part 4 exhibition: A Dragon Lives Here. This exhibition hones in on Bruce Lee’s Seattle roots and the fact that Seattle, now known as a city for innovation, technology and entrepreneurs, also played a key role in shaping Bruce Lee and his groundbreaking approach.” Exhibit opens today
Time: 10 AM–5 PM
Where: Wing Luke Museum—719 S. King St
Cost: $10–17 (Children 5 and under, FREE)
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Food/Community: La Cocina Chicken Mole Cooking Class
Details: “Class will begin promptly at 10 AM in the kitchen at El Centro de la Raza. Classes typically take 2.5 to 3 hours long. All cooking supplies and ingredients will be provided, but please bring your own apron . . . The money for the La Cocina School at El Centro de la Raza Latin Cooking Classes go to fund El Centro de la Raza’s Senior programs . . . Mil gracias for your support.”
Time: 10 AM
Where: El Centro de la Raza—2524 16th Ave S.
Cost: $70 per student
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Music: The Salmonberries, The Pyxie Pirates, Sean Crozier, Mark Brained
Details: Experience the “uninhibited groove” of rock-and-roll band, The Salmonberries; Pyxie Pirates “musical love child between the saucy Psychedelic Miss Frizzle & the wild boi of Seattle band gypsywolf, Wesley Thomasand;” the multi-talented actor/writer/musician, Sean Crozier, who “lives to inspire;” and Mark Brained, an “honest” artist “fighting vehemently to find his footing in an era where egoism reigns supreme.” (21+)
Time: 8 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater Bourbon Bar—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE
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Community/Xicanx Cafe: Comadre Panadería Pop Up Shop
Details: “Mariela Camacho of Comadre Panadería is bringing her pop up shop to Resistencia Coffee . . . Come out and support this rad Xicanx-owned panadería and fill your bellies with yummy conchas, alfajores, canela rolls, caffeine, and more! Check out a sample menu at: We hope to see your beautiful faces there!”
Time: 8 AM–12 PM
Where: Resistencia Coffee—8520 14th Ave S.
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Sunday, March 11th

Community/Dance: Street Dance Sundays
Details: “We are happy to announce a new weekly dance event at My World Dance and Fitness Studio: Street Dance Sundays! Every Sunday a variety of street and club freestyle dances will be taught throughout the afternoon followed by an open session at night. All classes are open level and non-progressive. Beginners and drop-ins welcome!”
Time: 2–9:30 PM
Cost: $10 drop-in per class
Where: My World Dance and Fitness Studio—849 Hiawatha Pl S.
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Community/Social Justice: International Women’s Day: Working Women Rise Up
Details: “International Women’s Day Celebration ‘WORKING WOMEN RISE UP: Many Fronts, One Struggle’—SPEAKERS: Anna Bean – Puyallup Tribal member and Water Warrior. . . Lisa Frasene – Shop steward at City Light and member of Seattle Silence Breakers . . . Speaker from Firs Trailer Park – Where a predominantly Latino community is fighting eviction from their homes.”
Time: 1–4 PM
Cost: $5 door donation ($2 for low-income, strikers, and students)
Where: Radical Women Seattle Branch—5018 Rainier Ave S.
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Music: JazzED: Count Basie Ensemble & Benny Goodman Ensemble
Details: “Seattle JazzED is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, which was founded in 2010 by a small group of volunteers and music educators, who wanted kids to get great music education opportunities, regardless of what school they went to or how much money they had . . . ”
Time: 4–6 PM
Cost: No Cover
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.
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Community/Music: Balkan Night Northwest Afterparty
Details: “Don’t miss this phenomenal show with two passionate and authentic ensembles: Nick Sofos and Endasi with Greek Island music and more, and Eva Salina and Peter Stan, playing Romani and Balkan songs!” The Royal Room is All Ages until 10 PM
Time: 7:30 PM | Doors, 7 PM
Cost: $15 Adv. / $10 Youth (under 21) and Seniors
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.
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