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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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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

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From the Archives: Filmmaker Shares Untold Tale of the Duwamish

Sandra Osawa
Sandra Osawa

This article originally appeared on the Emerald in 2014. We are reposting it now in advance of a screening of Princess Angeline on Nov. 1. Click here for details.

In a lifetime spent unearthing stories from history’s cellar as an award winning filmmaker, Sandra Osawa has discovered her fair share of untidy portions of the past that most would sooner forget. Osawa, however, has made it her mission to shed ample amounts of daylight on the travesties of yesterday and their lingering residue found in our present times.

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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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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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Celebrating Día de los Muertos 2018 in and Around the South End

by Emerald Staff

We’ve rounded up some very special South End Día de los Muertos events. Find out where to celebrate with fellow community members, take the family for arts, crafts, rich cultural education, and to honor loved ones who have passed on in the Mexican and Latinx tradition of Día de los Muertos.

To learn more about this beautiful holiday, its origins, and why and how its celebrated, check out this 2015 article from our pals at the Seattle Globalist.

For Halloween-related events, check out our sister seasonal events round-up here, and you can find our usual weekend events round-up here.

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THIS HALLOWEEN IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Bollywood Thriller, Festive Ice Cream Social, QTPOC Halloween, and more “spooky” & sugar-fueled fun!

by Emerald Staff

Get your spooky on in the South End this Halloween season with these great upcoming events! And eep an eye out for a special Día de los Muertos post coming your way…

Find our usual weekend events round-up here.

Monday, Oct. 22nd:

Monster Movie Mondays

“Meeting of Brian’s 16mm Film Club! He is a 16mm film collector and he is bringing his collection to South Park Hall every Monday in October, Just $5 kids 5 and under free and FREE POPCORN !!!!Editor’s Note: This event repeats on Monday, Oct. 29.
Time: 6:30 PM
Where: South Park Hall—1253 S. Cloverdale St
Cost: $5

Tags: Film, Family-Friendly, Community

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