Category Archives: Culture

THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Incident Exposure, FEELINGS Improv, TOO MUCH!, and more!

by Emerald Staff

Friday, Sept. 14th:

Incident Exposure

“An evening to celebrate and share a new 3 month art residency for Tanya Dean in Columbia City Theatre’s Bourbon Bar!! Incident Exposure is an exploration of the inner mind. Ink blots are a recognizable artifact of early psychology, deriving meaning from the human brain’s ability to seek patterns. This aim of this series is to demonstrate the effects of life and living, exposing a ‘self’ to reality and collecting and integrating those experiences. Live electronic music performances by: Djime, Alpha Stream, Zen Seizure; Live art on canvas provided by: Tanya Dean, Jeff Harrison, Kevin Ducoing.”
Time: 8 PM–1 AM
Where: CC Theater Bourbon Bar—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Tags: Gallery Show, Art, Live Art, Live Music, Electronic Music, Bar

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—LUNIZ, San Gennaro Festival of Seattle, C-ID Night Market, and more!

by Emerald Staff

Friday, Sept. 7th:

Game On

Middle- and high school-aged youth—Play video games at the library every Friday!
Time: 2:45–4:30 PM
Where: Skyway Library—12601 76th Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Tags: After School, Youth, Teens, Tweens, Games, Gaming, Library

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Trip to North Cascades Highlights Diversity Outdoors

by Will Sweger

On a sunny Saturday morning, a group of people who had never met formed a circle in a forest. One by one, they shared what they hoped to get from spending the day touring Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park. Some expressed a desire to learn more about history, others were there to meet new friends, still others just wanted to explore their surroundings.

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Johnaye Kendrick, DNA Saturdays, Tell It Like It Is, and more!

by Emerald Staff

Friday, Aug. 31st:

Johnaye Kendrick: ‘Flying’ CD Release

“Vocalist, Composer and Professor Johnaye Kendrick returns to the Royal Room for her sophomore album release, Flying, a collection of originals, finely crafted arrangements, and MAGIC! Johnaye is ‘not just a vocalist,’ said legendary saxophonist Jimmy Heath. ‘She is a complete musician with a beautiful instrument and open ears.’ With Kendrick’s sterling vocals, fantastic original compositions and bright, warm disposition she’s always sure to give an exciting and authentic performance. Featuring Bill Anschell (piano), Chris Symer (bass), and D’Vonne Lewis (drums).”
Time: Doors, 7 PM
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: No Cover (donations appreciated)

*Also this weekend at the Royal Room: The Jelly Rollers with Ayesha “MusicBox” Brooks, Jack Gravalis Trio ft. Joey Walbaum (Sat.) and The Moonspinners (Sun.).

See website for individual event details. The Royal Room is All Ages until 10 PM.

Tags: Live Music, CD Release, Restuarant

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Imagine Black: Art Collective Create Signs That Expand The Idea of Black Identity and Community In The Central District

by Leija Farr

Seattle is ahead of the curve in a phenomenon, and not in a good way: the displacement of Black people in our city has left the idea of safe spaces undeniably malleable. The Central District, once a community replete with Black lives and culture, has undergone displacement for many years now. As a result, lineage and generational foundation have been relocated, as a new narrative builds itself in the vacancy.

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Seattle SAMBAThon, Arabic Story Time, Little Saigon Festi-Roll!, and more!

Friday, Aug. 24th:

GRAND Opening: Cheese Platters and More

“Cheese Platters and More has been open for a month now and it is time to celebrate! We will be hosting a Grand Opening Celebration and want to see you there! Wine tastings! Delicious food! Great deals! Fun times! This is our way to thank the people who have helped us get rolling and invite the rest of the city to check us out. Join the cheese revolution!”
Time: 3–7 PM
Where: Cheese Platters and More—2717 E. Union St
Cost: Free to attend

Tags: Food, Wine, Grand Opening

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Duwamish River Fest, Pear-a-dise, Boogie Up the Block, and more!

Friday, Aug. 17th:

Soul Line Dance Classes and Party

“Soul line dancing is one of the most fun one can do as a single person or with a group. The Royal Esquire Club and Ms. Anna have teamed up to help you become proficient with line dancing then show off your new moves at the party on Friday nights. For $10.00 you can learn new dances and be able to line it up and party like a RocStar.”
Time: 7–9 PM
Where: Royal Esquire Club—5016 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $10

Tags: Dancing, Music, Soul

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