Movies: Opening: Sully– Details: On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career..– Showings: 2:30pm (Sat & Sun), 5:00pm, 7:30pm–Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – MoreInfo:http://www.arklodgecinemas.comContinue reading This Weekend in South Seattle: Beatwalk, Morningstar Brunch, and San Gennaro Festival→
Movies: Opening: The Light Between Oceans– Details: In the years following World War I, Tom Sherbourne, a young veteran still numb from his years in combat, takes a job as lighthouse keeper. As the island’s sole inhabitant, he finds comfort in the monotony of the chores and the solitude of his surroundings. When he meets the daughter of the school’s headmaster, Isabel Graysmark, in the local town of Partageuse on the mainland, Tom is immediately captivated by her beauty, wit and passion, and they are soon married and living on the island. As their love flourishes, he begins to feel again, their happiness marred only by their inability to start a family, so when a rowboat with a dead man and infant girl mysteriously washes ashore, Isabel believes their prayers may have finally been answered. As a man of principle, Tom is torn between reporting the lost child and pleasing the woman he loves, and against his better judgment he agrees to let Isabel raise the child as their own, making a choice with devastating consequences.– Showings: 2:00pm (Sat), 4:45pm, 7:00pm–Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – MoreInfo:http://www.arklodgecinemas.comContinue reading This Weekend In South Seattle: People’s Solidarity Night, Back to School Bazaar, and An Evening With Adrian Bellue & Thomas Leeb→
South Seattle’s 24th annual extravaganza known as the Rainer Valley Heritage Parade & Festival kicks off this Saturday. This year, the Rainier Chamber is partnering with Parks and Recreation’s Big Day of Play and SDOT’s Summer Parkways; turning the whole Valley into huge party of home grown entertainment, athletics, games, food, music and fun. Continue reading Guide to the Rainier Valley Heritage Parade & Festival Weekend→
Unless you have been living under some sort of social media blackout for the past couple of weeks you probably already know about local artist Natasha Marin’s project, “Reparations,” which has been getting a lot of media attention, from The Stranger to the Los Angeles Times, to The Guardian in the UK, and Art Forum.
The project began experimentally, as an event on Facebook, to which Ms. Marin invited people from her wide network of connections. Very quickly the number of people wanting to get involved grew, the project outgrew its medium, and she evolved the concept into a website. The best way to define the project is in its creator’s own words, from the Reparations website: Continue reading Natasha Marin Brings an Army to the Troll Fight→
This coming Saturday, August 13th, South Seattle will be jam packed with community building festivals, parades and events. The Seattle Parks Department, in conjunction with the Seattle Summer Parkways Program and the Rainier Valley Heritage Parade, are hosting a ‘Big Day of Play’ at the Rainier Community Center and Playfield (4600 38th Ave S.). The event is presented by the Seattle Park’s “Get Moving” initiative, a Seattle Parks and Recreation grant intended to support local nonprofit organizations, small businesses, and community groups. The goal of the initiative is to offer engaging and culturally relevant events that increase participation in community sports, recreation and physical fitness activities.Continue reading “Day of Play” is a South Seattle Smorgasbord→
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