THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Legacy Fridays, Improvisational Crossings, Brunch Vibes, and more!

Friday, April 13th

Open Mic/Performance: Legacy Fridays Open Mic/Showcase
Details: Respect The Culture Presents Vol. 15 of Legacy Fridays (occurs second Fridays monthly). Featured performers tonight: INFINITE, Yohanna E., Spac3man, D-Saint, King Cobb, and Sword Scool. Plus, visual art by Dozer Art and Katie Kurkjy. Limited sign-up performer slots available (come early!). ALL AGES
Time: 6 PM–12 AM
Where: Cypher Cafe at Washington Hall—153 14th Ave
Cost: FREE

Poetry: Bad Poetry Night 10
Details: “Theme-based challenge poems, blind readings, witty haiku, and totally original prose about any number of topics . . . Bad Poetry Night has so much poetic humor packed into one evening you only need to go once a year. When amateur poets compete you win!” 21+
Time: 7 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $15 (Plus fees)

LGBTQIA+ Youth: Queer Camp
Details: “A safe and celebratory space for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Asexual, Queer, Questioning, and allied teens. Join us at Queer Camp as we do fun activities, watch affirming media, listen to special guests, and have thought-provoking discussions.”
Time: 12–6 PM
Where: Skyway Library—12601 76th Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Movies: Isle of Dogs, A Quiet Place, Ready Player One
Details: In addition to these new titles, this weekend Ark Lodge is also playing classic films: Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, and All About Eve.
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

Music: Joe Casalini & Michael Biller / Tumbao
Details: Early show (6 PM, FREE): “Joe Casalini, acoustic bass and Michael Biller, guitar: An evening of jazz duets” / Late show (9 PM, $10–12): “Anchored by piano player Julio Jáuregui, the band keeps one foot firmly planted in Latin jazz as it roams various dance beats.” ALL AGES (Until 10 PM)
Time/Cost: See “Details”
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.

Image: Tumbao

Club/Music/Dance: Friday the 13th
Details: “House Party Fridays is a new night at the Manor dedicated to the original partygoer. A night where you can hear your favorite hip-hop/top40 tracks one after another like you’ve got your very own iPod plugged in!”
Time: 10 PM–2 AM
Where: Aston Manor—2946 1st Avenue S.
Cost: $20

Music: Dischord Records Tribute Night
Details: The music of: Minor Threat, Jawbox, Hoover, Rites of Spring, Slant 6, and Fugazi performed by members of Seattle bands, among them—He Whose Ox is Gored and Trashfire. 21+
Time: 9 PM
Where: Clock-Out Lounge—4864 Beacon Ave S.
Cost: $7 Adv. / $10 DOS

Saturday, April 14th

Music: Xolie Morra & The Strange Kind
Details: Xolie Morra & The Strange Kind with The Likes of Us and Jordani & The Sun Kings; 21+
Time: 8 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $12 (Plus fees)

Music: The Seattle Castaways
Details: “Seattle’s Loudest Ukulele Band” 21+
Time: 8 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater Bourbon Bar—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Community/Swimming: April Pools Day
Details: “This is a free event that promotes summer open water safety and lifejacket safety. There will be games and prizes.”
Time: 1:30–3 PM
Where: Rainier Beach Pool—8825 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Community/Clothing Exchange: Spring Swap at the Collaboratory
Details: “Spring has sprung and it’s time to clean up, clean out and make room for new! Bring your gently used, hardly used or never used items and then shop for a new to you wardrobe on the spot! There is always good music playing and maybe this time light refreshments will be served . . . ”
Time: 1–3 PM
Where: The Hillman City Collaboratory—5623 Rainier Ave S.

Whisky: Whisky Face Off: Japan v Scotland
Details: “We’ll be facing off four Japanese whiskys and four Scotch whiskys. We’ll have 3 cocktail samples and snacks prepared using the whiskys. It will be a delightful, enriching, and splendid affair.”
Time: 3 PM
Where: Jude’s Old Town—9252 57th Ave S.
Cost: $60 (Plus fees)

Dance: Improvisational Crossings
Details: Improvisational Crossings: Social Dance as Interdisciplinary Intervention—“Join us to exchange embodied knowledge and research, through conversations and about dance as a form of knowledge and community building.” Must register
Time: Weekend-long event
Where: Washington Hall—153 14th Ave
Cost: FREE


Youth Fundraiser: Black Youth: Developing and Managing Wealth
Details: “ADYA welcomes the community to it’s second annual fundraiser at the Northwest African American Museum. . . Come and enjoy a night of community and culture, food and drinks by locally sourced restaurants.” Keynote: David Banner; MC: Jace of Black Stax; Fashion Show by African Print Takeover; Poetry performance by Tia Nache; Live drumming by Sohoyini; Music by DJ Marley
Time: 5–7 PM
Where: Northwest African American Museum—2300 S Massachusetts St
Cost: $50–150 (Donations Accepted)

Music/Entertainment: Saturday Night Live
Details: SNL Vol.2 (April Birthdays Edition)—“Join us for an evening of Sound, Sip, And Style. As we welcome the Suave and Stylish to Seattle’s Columbia City for Live Music and Entertainment.” Featuring Shelby Poole and Dj Famous; Hosted by: Marlon Turner of Urbel Seattle & Carlos Imani of FLVR
Time: 9 PM
Where: Royal Esquire Club—5016 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $5 (Before 10:30 PM w/ RSVP)

Music: Small Change / Rat City Brass
Details: Early show (5 PM, FREE): “Small Change makes their Royal Room debut with an all-original set of high energy funk and progressive jazz.” / Late show (8:30 PM, FREE): “Rat City Brass calls their music ‘mid-century instrumental pop.’ Your parents might call it ‘easy listening.’ Those who’ve witnessed RCB in action call it fun.” ALL AGES (Until 10 PM)
Time/Cost: See “Details”
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.

Club/Music/Dance: DNA Saturdays
Details: “DNA Saturdays takes Aston back to its roots. It is a night dedicated to our original open music format and focused on our favorite hip-hop and top 40 sounds.”
Time: 10 PM–2 AM
Where: Aston Manor—2946 1st Avenue S.

Community/Celebration: Party at the 9lb!
Details: DJ Hefe, Silent Art Auction (8pm-10pm), Hank’s famous wings, Drink specials, Raffling rad stuff you want from local Georgetown businesses, Special edition T-shirts & Stickers; 21+
Time: 8 PM
Where: 9lb Hammer—6009 Airport Way S.

Sunday, April 15th

Food/Wine/Music: Brunch Vibes
Details: Vibes by B.Sidney & The Station Presents: Brunch Vibes; Music by: DJ Topspin aka Blendiana Jones; 4hr Unlimited Buffet Brunch & 4hr Unlimited Sangria/Mimosa; 21+
Time: 11 AM–3 PM
Where: The Wine Station—2533 16th Ave S.
Cost: $35 Per Person


Community/Fitness: Sunday Social Stroll
Details: “Did you know walking can improve your mood, coordination, and strengthens your bones and muscles? Calling all EARLY BIRDS, looking for a morning social group that enjoys the outdoors! ALL ages, genders, and fitness abilities are welcome!” Hosted by The Duncan Connection
Time: 9:30–10:30 AM
Where: Jefferson Park—3801 Beacon Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Burlesque: Seattle Burlesque Marathong 2018
Details: “Seattle Burlesque Marathong 2018 featuring over 20 of your favorite PNW performers! Come cheer them on as they film their new/best acts for submissions to perform in upcoming festivals and competitions.” 21+
Time: 7 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $18 Adv. / $24 Door (Plus fees)

Music: JazzED / Cornish Ensembles
Details: Early show (4:30 PM, FREE): JazzED: The New Works Ensemble, directed by Wayne Horvitz / Late show (6:30 PM, $10): “6:30—Cornish Ensemble II led by Tom Varner;
7:30—Cornish Afro-Pop Ensemble led by Johnaye Kendrick” ALL AGES (Until 10 PM)
Time/Cost: See “Details”
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.

Community: Fundraiser: Nana’s Chicken and Waffles
Details: Y-Scholars Annual Fund Drive—“Join us for some good eats for a great cause. Proceeds raised support academic programming for children of color from African and Black communities.”
Time: 1–3 PM
Where: St Marks Lutheran Church—6020 Beacon Ave S.

Music/Food: Sunday School (Soul Brunch Series)
Details: “This week, Miss Lilli Trickbag and Miss Annabella K celebrate the great ladies of soul, blues, jazz, and girl groups! All vinyl!” Kid friendly
Time: 11 AM–4 PM
Where: Clock-Out Lounge—4864 Beacon Ave S.
Cost: Free to attend