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This Weekend in South Seattle: Beatwalk, Morningstar Brunch, and San Gennaro Festival

Saturday, September 10th

Movies: Opening: SullyDetails: 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 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com Continue reading This Weekend in South Seattle: Beatwalk, Morningstar Brunch, and San Gennaro Festival

This Weekend In South Seattle: People’s Solidarity Night, Back to School Bazaar, and An Evening With Adrian Bellue & Thomas Leeb

Friday, September 2nd

Movies: Opening: The Light Between OceansDetails: 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 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com Continue reading This Weekend In South Seattle: People’s Solidarity Night, Back to School Bazaar, and An Evening With Adrian Bellue & Thomas Leeb

This Weekend in South Seattle: The Force Awakens in Skyway, Michael Jackson Battles Prince, and Zulu Park Jams

Friday, August 26th

Movies: Opening: South Side With YouDetails: Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a young law firm associate named Barack Obama tried to woo lawyer Michelle Robinson during a daylong date that took them from the Art Institute of Chicago to a screening of Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing to the site of their first kiss outside of an ice cream parlor.– Showings:2:30pm (Sat), 5:15pm, 7:45pm–Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com Continue reading This Weekend in South Seattle: The Force Awakens in Skyway, Michael Jackson Battles Prince, and Zulu Park Jams

This Weekend in South Seattle: Back 2 School Bash, Columbia City Blues Festival, Skyway Outdoor Cinema, and Morningstar Cafe

Friday, August 19th

Movies: Florence Foster JenkinsDetails: This film tells the inspirational true story of a New York heiress, Florence, who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. The voice she heard in her head was divine, but to the rest of the world it was hilariously awful. At private recitals, her devoted husband and manager, St Clair Bayfield, managed to protect Florence from the truth. But when Florence decided to give her first public concert at New York’s Carnegie Hall, St Clair realised he had perhaps bitten off more than he could chew.Showings:1:30pm (Sat), 4:15pm, 7:00pm–Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com Continue reading This Weekend in South Seattle: Back 2 School Bash, Columbia City Blues Festival, Skyway Outdoor Cinema, and Morningstar Cafe

Guide to the Rainier Valley Heritage Parade & Festival Weekend

by Antonio Foster

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.
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Natasha Marin Brings an Army to the Troll Fight

Natasha Marin
Natasha Marin

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

“Day of Play” is a South Seattle Smorgasbord

by Robin Boland

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