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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Boxing Empowerment for Trans & Non-binary Folx, Deaf Talks 2019, East African Community Dinner, and more!

by Emerald Staff 

Friday, Jan. 4th:

Freshest Roots Presents: Expresso Open Mic

“Expresso is held the FIRST FRIDAY of every month at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (104 17th Ave S.) Please come share your writing, poetry, art, comedy, dance, music, and love. If you don’t have anything to share, come anyway! Support your local talent and have some fun!”

Time: 7 PM
Where: Langston Hughes PAI — 104 17th Ave S.
Cost: FREE

Tags: Open Mic, First Friday

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Franklin HS Basketball Tournament, Enbymas 2018, Plus: South-End New Year’s Eve!

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Friday, Dec. 28th:

Afrobeat Night

“Red Lounge & Afrobeats Global Presents: AFROBEATS NIGHT (Every Last Friday) Music & Entertainment by Residents: DJ Mo // Nayiram // ZJ Veteran”

Time: 10 PM–2 AM
Where: Red Lounge — 1212 E. Jefferson St
Cost: $10 before midnight, $15 after (adv. tickets FREE, until 9 PM DOS!)

Tags: Music, DJ, Culture, Community, Afro-Beat, 21+

*Also this weekend: Caribbean Night (End Of Year Fete) on Sat., 12/29

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—DeChelle Monet, Winter Mokojumbies, Ugly Sweater Party, and more!

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Friday, Dec. 21st:

Marshall Family Band / Genre Free

“Genre Free—Members of Marshall Family Band and *The Mortgage Lifters come together to fight genre-fication. Johnny Calcagno- mandolin, guitar; Tony Mates- bass, guitar; Robert Hinrix- guitar, mandolin, bass; Roy Marshall- fiddle, guitar; Chrissie Marshall- accordion; Gus Marshall- guitar

“Marshall Family Band, featuring Candy Goldman—Mother, father and son playing piano, accordion, fiddle and guitar, are a loose-knit acoustic trio performing original melodies, drifting chord progressions and occasionally supporting 3 part harmony. A contemporary perspective on country, blues and old-time with a hint of gospel.”

*The Mortgage Lifters are also playing Saturday night, 12/22, at Perihelion Brewery on Beacon Hill!

Time: 8 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater (Bourbon Bar) — 4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: No Cover (tips encouraged)

Tags: Live Music

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Black & Tan Hall-i-day Celebration, Native Gift Fair & Art Market, Total Experience Gospel Choir, and more!

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Friday, Dec. 14th:

December Native Gift Fair and Art Market

“Come Join us for our annual Native Gift Fair and Art Market. Plenty of gifts and beautiful artwork for all your holiday shopping needs. Free for shoppers. We hope to see you here!” This event runs all weekend, Fri–Sun!

Time: 10 AM–5 PM
Where: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center — 4705 W. Marginal Wy SW
Cost: Free to attend

Tags: Native Art, Artisan Vendors

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Rainier Beach Cultural Community Dinner, Free Mt. Baker Meaningful Movie, NAAM Holiday Market, and more!

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Friday, Dec. 7th:

Dress for Success Holiday Sale

“The most exciting new or slightly used clothing clearance is back downtown ready for the holiday season! By snapping yourself up a fantastic bargain, you will also be helping to support and empower women. Our sale commences both days with replenished stock. Most items are between $5-$15 – with slightly more expensive items for sale in our High End Designer Boutique. Grab that perfect holiday outfit for a FRACTION of the cost at a store.” This event takes place on Thurs, Dec. 6 too! 

Time: 10 AM–5 PM
Where: Dress for Success Seattle — 1118 5th Ave.
Cost: Free to attend

Tags: Clothing, Sale, Charity

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—DoNormaal, Meklit, G’ma Project, Craft Markets, and more!

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Friday, Nov. 30th:

KEXP presents: Meklit

Meklit with special guest Diana Gameros—“Meklit is an Ethio-American vocalist, singer-songwriter and composer, making music that sways between cultures and continents. Known for her electric stage presence, innovative take on Ethio-Jazz, and her fiery live shows, Meklit has rocked stages from Addis Ababa (where she is a household name) to San Francisco (her beloved home-base), to NYC, London, Montreal, Nairobi, Rome, Zurich, Cairo, and many more.” 21+
Check out our recent interview with Meklit
Time: 8:30 PM / 8 PM Doors
Where: Columbia City Theater— 4916 Rainier Ave. S.
Cost: $17

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Call Her Ganda, Shop Seattle Gems on Beacon Hill, Khu.eex at Columbia City Theater, and more!

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Friday, Nov. 23rd:

ElectroFusion: Evie B + Devin Bews

“ElectroFusion: Evie B + Devin Bews From 8-9:30pm, Evie B paints an audioportrait depicting musical input from her most recent USA tour. Featuring artists and collaborations from Memphis, Nashville, Atlanta, and New Orleans, Evie B brings the musical story to life through the saxophone, voice, keyboard, and Nashville-made INSTRUMENT-1 by Artiphon in a live mix. From 9:45 to 11:00pm, musical mastermind Devin Bews fuses a nearly infinite melodic soundscape with rhythmic delivery; experience transportation through the electrosphere, right in the grooving pocket.” 21+
Time: 8 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater Bourbon Bar— 4916 Rainier Ave. S.
Cost: FREE

Tags: Live Music, Music Venue

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