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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Willing2Rise Blackout Market, Comadre Panadería Pop Up Shop, A Dragon Lives Here, and more!

Friday, March 9th

Music: Young Chhaylee, Leah T, Sean Crozier
Details: PNW soul singer Young Chhaylee, singer/songwriter Leah T, and multi-talented actor/writer/musician, Sean Crozier perform tonight in the Bourbon Bar. (21+)
Time: 8 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater Bourbon Bar—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE
More Info: www.columbiacitytheater.com/events/

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—A Time to Rise, Yuki Aoki Quintet, Spekulation, and more!

Friday, March 2nd

Music: Yuki Aoki Quintet / Darto, Bad Luck, and Zen Mother
Details: Early show: “Please join the Yuki Aoki Quintet for an intimate evening of jazz and bossa nova — as well as celebrating Yuki’s very first vocal performance ever! . . .” Late show: “For over a decade the Seattle based duo Bad Luck . . . have pushed the boundaries of what it means to perform, create and move forward in the genre of modern jazz. Zen Mother is a two-piece experimental, electronic rock project inspired by French composer, Igor Wakhevitch . . .” The Royal Room is All Ages until 10 PM
Time/Cost: Early: 6 PM, FREE / Late: 9 PM, $10 Adv.
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.
More Info: http://theroyalroomseattle.com/

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Dark Divas, RingSide, Legacy Festival, and more!

Friday, February 23rd

Slam: RingSide: Psmith vs John Eklof & Feat. Nic Masangkay
Details: “RINGSIDE IS BACK and better than ever. We got some new Revolutionary Poets, we got some old heads, we got new battles to be won, and the best yet…back what we wanted from the jump: $$PRIZE MONEY$$ for our winner of the night. […] Always the Last Friday of the Month.” Resident Dj: Dj Rise, Host: Momma Nikki, Slam Master: Nikkita “KO” Oliver” (ALL AGES Until 10 PM)
Time: Doors, 7:45 / Show, 8 PM
Where: Taste of the Caribbean – Red Lounge—1212 E. Jefferson St
Cost: FREE (donations appreciated)
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Youth Speaks WILD CARD Slam, Black Panther, 206 ZULU Anniversary, and more!

Friday, February 16th

Youth/Slam/Open Mic: Youth Speaks WILD CARD Slam
Details: “Arts Corps presents: 2017-18 Youth Speaks Seattle Poetry Slam Series. Since 2003, Youth Speaks Seattle has held an annual poetry slam series to build community, showcase the next generation of Seattle’s poetic changemakers and to decide the top 5 poets to rep Seattle at Brave New Voices (BNV), the International Youth Poetry Slam Festival. This year, the winners will travel to Chicago for BNV 2018. Hosted by and Featuring Will Giles!!! DJ Duo = Triple B (Büg Büs and Bäsil). Sacrificial poet: TBD.” Sign ups, 6 PM
Time: 6–9:30 PM
Where: Centilia Cultural Center—1660 S. Roberto Maestas Fest. St
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/

Movies: Black Panther, Phantom Thread, The Shape of Water
Details: “In an age of impersonal, high-tech multiplexes, old-time movie theaters still feel as charming as ever. Housed in a beautiful historic building with a retro marquee, Ark Lodge Cinemas works hard to keep that vintage charm.”
Time: Showtimes vary
Where: Ark Lodge Cinemas—4816 Rainier Avenue S.
Cost: Matinee (before 5 PM)—Adults & Children $9, Seniors (62+) $8 / Evenings—Adults $12, Children (3-12 years) $9, Seniors $8
More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com/movies

Community/Trans: Be Mine: A Valentine to Trans Bodies
Details: “Come party, drink, eat and mingle with Trans folx and our allies while we all celebrate the beauty of our Trans bodies. This party is meant as a celebration of us as Trans people on a day that can be difficult for many- Valentine’s Day. This is a potluck so feel free to bring food if you got it like that but you don’t have to. Yummy Mexican food will be provided. Also alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink options. Trans sex workers, Trans people of color and Trans folx experiencing homelessness are ESPECIALLY welcome as are our allies.”
Time: 7–10 PM
Where: RSVP for address
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/

Music: Columbia City Theater – Various Artists
Details: Inara George (Ticketed theater show); Nick Drummond, Maddy Smith, Rich and Britt (Bourbon Bar) – Both shows are 21+
Time: 8 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater—4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: Bourbon Bar, FREE  / Theater, see website
More Info: http://www.columbiacitytheater.com/calendar

Music: An Evening with The Scott Amendola Trio
Details: Featuring Jeff Parker (Tortoise) on guitar and Paul Bryan (Aimee Mann) on electric bass – Beth Fleenor and Wayne Horvitz Duo opening – “Scott Amendola, Jeff Parker, and Paul Bryan all met nearly 30 years ago at Berklee College of Music. Musically minded in symmetry, Scott, Jeff, and Paul know how to make 3 sound like one. The trio will embark on music composed by Amendola, some choice covers, and venture into the unknown.”
Time: 8 PM / Doors, 6:30 PM
Where: The Royal Room—5000 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $15
More Info: http://theroyalroomseattle.com/

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—I Am Not Your Negro, Black Lives Matter at School, A Tribute to Fats Domino, and more!

Friday, February 9th

Education/Community: Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action: Final Rally!
Details: “This event will feature students, educators, parents, and activists discussing their vision for supporting Black Lives at School. In addition, it will feature musicians, poets, and artists, including the Northwest Tap Connection (Official). All are welcome! Hosted by the Social Equity Educators and endorsed by the SEA Center for Race and Equity.”
Time: 6–8 PM
Where: Cleveland High School—5511 15th Ave S.
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Hot Sauce!, Black Being Gentle Yoga, Vanishing Seattle, and more!

Friday, February 2nd

Museum/Culture: Exhibit Closing “A Day in the Life of Bruce Lee”
Details: “LAST CHANCE to learn how Bruce approached his every day with training, personal time, and beyond! The Do You Know Bruce? exhibition series at the Wing Luke Museum provides fresh and untold perspectives on Bruce Lee’s life and his connection to Seattle. […] It is the only interactive exhibition, outside of Hong Kong, about Bruce Lee. Featuring personal family items and memorabilia, the exhibition series give both an intimate and wide angle approach to detailing his personal philosophy as well as the external influences and circumstances that helped shaped his journey from a young student in Seattle to a global icon who continues to inspire millions.” (Closing 2/11/18)
Time: 10 AM–5 PM
Where: Wing Luke Museum—719 S. King St
Cost: General Admission $0–17 (Student/Senior discounts available)
More Info: www.wingluke.org/aboutbrucelee

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Black & Tan Hall-a-Back Karaoke, RingSide: Rell Be Free vs. Troy SlamNight, Da Brown Girls Sessions, and more!

Friday, January 26th

Music/Community: Black & Tan Hall-a-Back Karaoke Family Night
Details: “Black & Tan Hall is hosting our first-ever Hall-A-Back Karaoke Family Night! Don’t have a sitter for the kids? Bring the whole family! […] Take dinner off your worries too. We’ll have food prepared by Chef Tarik Abdullah, as well as drinks and adult beverages, available for your purchase. […] 10% of the funds raised will support our South Seattle schools. Join us for a night of free activities, food, friends, family and most importantly KARAOKE!!” ALL AGES
Time: 6–10 PM
Where: The Hillman City Collaboratory—5623 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/

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