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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Eat With Muslims, MeToo Healers Circle, Rainier Beach Cultural Community Dinner Series, and more!

by Emerald Staff 

Friday, Nov. 16th:

Friday Night Po’Boy Pop Up

“Every Friday, we will have Po’Boys for sale from 6-10pm. These Po’ Boys are some of the best you will ever try – New Orleans style and fresh. We will have Catfish, Shrimp, and Oyster Po’ Boys!!

“Catfish w/ homemade garlic fries: $10
Shrimp w/ homemade garlic fries: $12
Oyster w/ homemade garlic fries: $14

“There will be live music by a local vocalist that is gracious to share his gift with us. Where else can you get a fresh Po’ Boy and live music in Seattle? Nowhere. So come join us and order a Po’ Boy and a Sangria while listening to an amazing vocalist.
Time: 6–9:30 PM
Where: Estelita’s Library — 2533 16th Ave S.
Cost: Free to attend

Tags: Restaurant, Social Justice, Po’Boys, Library

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PHOTOS: Students Unveil Mural Commemorating Seattle Black Panther Party

Story and Photos by Susan Fried

Hundreds of people filled the Franklin High School commons on Nov. 9 to await the official unveiling of the Franklin High School Art of Resistance and Resilience Club’s 40-foot mural commemorating the Seattle Chapter of the Black Panther’s 50th Anniversary. Members of the Art of Resistance & Resilience, a social and environmental justice-oriented art club at Franklin, have been working on the mural since January and were able to display a portion of it at the SCBP 50th Anniversary Celebration in April.

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Seattle Black Panther Party Mural Unveiling, Bindlestiff Seattle, SoulOut Showcase Vol. 3, and more!

by Emerald Staff

Friday, Nov. 9th:

Seattle Black Panther Party Mural Unveiling Celebration

“Art of & Resistance & Resilience is celebrating the installation and unveiling of their highly anticipated 40’ mural commemorating the historical legacy and 50th Anniversary of the Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party by hosting a community art show  Continue reading THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Seattle Black Panther Party Mural Unveiling, Bindlestiff Seattle, SoulOut Showcase Vol. 3, and more!

THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—The Kutt’N’Up Massacre, Hip Hop History Month Kick-Off, Bunka no Hi, and more!

by Emerald Staff

For a our super special Dia de los Muertos events round-up, see: Celebrating Día de los Muertos 2018 in and Around the South End. For everything else, read on…

Friday, Nov. 2nd:

World’s Beyond Here

The Expanding Universe of APAs in Science Fiction—“Looking at the connection between Asian Pacific Americans and the infinite possibilities of science fiction, World’s Beyond Here follows the path of a young Sci Fi fan becoming an empowered creator, limited only by imagination.

“The exhibition, which features a mix of literary and pop culture works, encourages museum visitors to see how science fiction reflects the times they were written in. The creative process draws in ideas about how we build our world and how we imagine the future – and the artists featured in this exhibit inspire us to find our own vision.”
Time: 10 AM–5 PM (Tues.–Sun.)
Where: Wing Luke Museum — 719 South King St
Cost: $10–17 (children under 5, free)

Tags: Museum, Exhibition, Asian Pacific American Culture, Science Fiction, Pop Culture

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Liberty Bank Building Unveils Interior and Exterior Art, Accepting Housing Applications Nov. 1

by Susan Fried

The Liberty Bank Building holds the history and the future of the Central District within its walls, a building that stood on the corner of 24th Avenue and Union Street for 50 years. The site where this new building stands once hosted the first Black-owned bank west of the Mississippi, which opened in 1968, and witnessed years of gentrification in this historically Black neighborhood.

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Melodic Poetry of Phoebe Snow, Madison McFerrin & SassyBlack, Bring Your Own Ballot Party, and more!

by Emerald Staff

Looking to get your spooky on in the South End? Check out THIS HALLOWEEN IN SOUTH SEATTLE for our Halloween events round-up. Also now live: Celebrating Día de los Muertos 2018 in and Around the South End. But if pumpkins, tricks, and treats aren’t your thing, here’s what else is going on in the South End this weekend:

Friday, Oct. 26th:

Brainpeople by Jose Rivera

Latino Theater Project Presents: Brainpeople — “Brainpeople written by Jose Rivera, is a deeply psychological story of three women and the life events that haunt them. A wealthy Puerto Rican woman who is still obsessively grieving the parents she lost at age eight sends her armored limousine out into a violent, dystopian Los Angeles to pick up two complete strangers and bring them back to her home for an exotic feast and deep conversation. A mixture of comedy and chaos ensues …

“This Pacific Northwest premiere is produced by Latino Theatre Projects in association with Theatre Off Jackson and is directed by Fernando Luna. The complex characters are portrayed by Alyssa Norling, Sofia Raquel Sanchez, and Vero LeCocq.” Playing nightly, Thurs–Sat through November 3.
Time: All showtimes are 8 PM
Where: Theatre Off Jackson—409 Seventh Ave. S.
Cost: $20–25

Tags: Theater

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