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This Weekend in South Seattle: After Black Friday Ball & Battle, Indie First Bus Tour, and Morning Star Pop-Up

Saturday, November 26th

Movies: Opening Weekend: MoanaDetails: A sweeping, CG-animated adventure about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and fulfill her ancestors’ unfinished quest. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui, and together, they traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds. – Time: 1:00pm, 4:20pm, 7:30pm – Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: Here Continue reading This Weekend in South Seattle: After Black Friday Ball & Battle, Indie First Bus Tour, and Morning Star Pop-Up

This Weekend In South Seattle: Children’s Open Mic, Clothing Swap, and Food Forest Work Party

Saturday, November 19th

Movies: Opening Weekend: Fantastic Beast and Where to Find ThemDetails: The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. – Time: 1:00pm, 4:00pm, 7:00pm – Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: Here Continue reading This Weekend In South Seattle: Children’s Open Mic, Clothing Swap, and Food Forest Work Party

This Weekend in South Seattle: Morningstar Cafe, Standing Rock Fundraiser, and Gear Drive for the Homeless

Saturday, November 5th

Movies: Opening Weekend: Dr. StrangeDetails: After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil. – Time: 2:00pm, 4:45pm, 7:30pm – Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: Here Continue reading This Weekend in South Seattle: Morningstar Cafe, Standing Rock Fundraiser, and Gear Drive for the Homeless

This Weekend In South Seattle: Costumed Cleanup, The Best Democracy Money Can By, and South African Marketplace

Saturday, Oct 22nd

Movies: Opening Weekend: Best Democracy Money Can BuyDetails: The most talked-about movie of the election season that busts the Nu Klux Klan. Follow BBC/Rolling Stone gonzo investigative reporter Greg Palast on his hunt for the berserko billionaires behind a scheme to purge one million voters of color in November.With the help of Willie Nelson and Rosario Dawson and detectives Ice-T and Richard Belzer, Palast tracks down the secret billionaire BEHIND Donald Trump.The action goes from the Arctic where Palast gets clues from a foul-mouthed Eskimo, then on to a speed-boat to a ritzy Hamptons bash with hidden cameras—and finally a jump on the billionaire ballot rustler known as The Vulture.With Palast’s inimitable style (“funnier than Michael Moore, more substantial than Naomi Klein”—the Guardian)—and cartoons by the man who drew “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” this is not a documentary — it’s a non-fiction movie that takes you on a real-life high-stakes detective mission .Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com Continue reading This Weekend In South Seattle: Costumed Cleanup, The Best Democracy Money Can By, and South African Marketplace

Dismantling Racism Series Continues

“Hi. There are 3.3 million Muslims in the United States, and I’m one of them. You’ve mentioned working with Muslim nations, but with Islamophobia on the rise, how will you help people like me deal with the consequences of being labeled as a threat to the country after the election is over?”

Gorbah Hamed, whose question was addressed to both candidates for President of the United States

by Virginia Wright

Last night’s second Presidential debate contained at least one dramatic reminder that Islamophobia is a prominent component of the rhetoric of the campaign. Continue reading Dismantling Racism Series Continues

This Weekend in South Seattle: Beatwalk, Lizzy Rose, and the Presidential Debate

Saturday, October 8th

Movies: Opening Weekend: The Birth of a NationDetails: Nat Turner is an enslaved Baptist preacher who lives on a Virginia plantation owned by Samuel Turner. With rumors of insurrection in the air, a cleric convinces Samuel that Nate should sermonize to other slaves, thereby quelling any notions of an uprising. As Nate witnesses the horrific treatment of his fellow man, he realizes that he can no longer just stand by and preach. On Aug. 21, 1831, Turner’s quest for justice and freedom leads to a violent and historic rebellion in Southampton County.– Showings: 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm, 7:30pm, 8:00pm (Sat and Sun) (There will be a community conversation about the movie at 9:45pm on Saturday)–Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com Continue reading This Weekend in South Seattle: Beatwalk, Lizzy Rose, and the Presidential Debate

This Weekend in South Seattle: Plaza Roberto Maestas Grand Opening, Treat Yourself 5K, and Morningstar Cafe

Saturday, September Oct 1st

Movies: Opening Weekend: Queen of KatweDetails:  Living in the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, is a constant struggle for 10-year-old Phiona (Madina Nalwanga) and her family. Her world changes one day when she meets Robert Katende (David Oyelowo), a missionary who teaches children how to play chess. Phiona becomes fascinated with the game and soon becomes a top player under Katende’s guidance. Her success in local competitions and tournaments opens the door to a bright future and a golden chance to escape from a life of poverty.– Showings: 1:15pm (Sat and Sun), 4:15pm, 7:15pm–Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com Continue reading This Weekend in South Seattle: Plaza Roberto Maestas Grand Opening, Treat Yourself 5K, and Morningstar Cafe