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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Strange Fruit, Langston Hughes African American Film Festival, and more!

by Emerald Staff

Editor’s note: THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE (TWISS) has a new name! Read THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE to find events throughout the entire week.

Wed., April 24th:

First Nations: Going Global for the Environment

“Among the first to face the direct consequences of climate change are indigenous peoples who depend upon and have close relationships with the environment and its resources. How does climate change and environmental degradation pose threats and dangers that affect indigenous peoples’ livelihoods, culture, and lives? How are indigenous communities empowered to take action locally and globally?

“Join the World Affairs Council for a roundtable discussion with Dana Tizya-Tramm, Chief of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation in Old Crow, Yukon, Canada, on how the consequences of climate change and environmental degradation are undermining indigenous ways of life and ways indigenous communities are taking real action.”

Time: 12–1:30 PM
Where: Stoel Rives LLP Attys — 1633 6th Ave
Cost: Free to attend

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE—C-ID Happy Hour Food Walk, Diversity Checklist Cabaret, and more!

by Emerald Staff

Editor’s note: We’ve updated our format for THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE (TWISS) and given it a new name! Actually, it’s just the old name with three fewer letters. “THIS *WEEK* IN SOUTH SEATTLE” (still TWISS) is just like its predecessor but now includes events happening all week long in and around the South End.

Wed., April 17th:

Community Night with Sendai Era

“Sendai Era is a Seattle based music duo comprised of emcee Era and producer Sendai Mike. Every week they write a song and make a video inspired by the stories of people in our community. For their April 17th video, they would love to invite all of our amazing community members to participate in a community video shoot in collaboration with the Malaya Movement at Eastern Cafe.

“Check out one of their videos here.”

Time: 7–9 PM
Where: Eastern Cafe — 510 Maynard Ave S.
Cost: Free to attend

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Cafe Red April Hip-Hop Showcase, Ola Wyola (Re) Opening, and more!

by Emerald Staff

Editor’s note: We’ve updated our format for THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE (TWISS) and given it a new name! Actually, it’s just the old name with three fewer letters. “THIS *WEEK* IN SOUTH SEATTLE” (still TWISS) is just like its predecessor but now includes events happening all week long in and around the South End.

Wed., April 10th:

Sullivan Fortner Trio

“Lauded as one of the top jazz pianists of his generation, Sullivan Fortner is recognized for his virtuosic technique and captivating performances. As a leader, The Sullivan Fortner Trio has performed on many of the world’s most prestigious stages including Jazz at Lincoln Center, Newport Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Discover Jazz Festival, Tri-C Jazz Festival, Jazz Standard, and the Gillmore Keyboard Festival.

Note: Two shows! Early show is 7–9 PM and late show follows. Early show is all-ages.

Time: 7 PM
Where: The Royal Room — 5000 Rainier Ave. S.
Cost: $25 GA / $10 students & military

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE—179 x CDICC Ice Cream Thursdae, Columbia City Beatwalk Fundraiser, JS Ondara, and more!

by Emerald Staff

Editor’s note: We’ve updated our format for THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE (TWISS) and given it a new name! Actually, it’s just the old name with three fewer letters. “THIS *WEEK* IN SOUTH SEATTLE” (still TWISS) is just like its predecessor but now includes events happening all week long in and around the South End.

Wed., April 3rd:

Live Jazz featuring Ed Taylor at Cafe Red

“Come enjoy live performances by local jazz musicians including phenomenally accomplished guitarist Ed Taylor.

Check out Cafe Red’s Facebook for more events this week, like The Motivate & Navigate Tour/ Seattle w/ Lyric Divine, Whispa the Ruler, Money Making Prince, Keasha Beard (Sun., 4/7).

Time: 7–10 PM
Where: Cafe Red — 7148 MLK Jr Way S.
Cost: No Cover (Suggested donation: $10–20

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Black Creative Arts Happy Hour, Revel In Dimes w/ BEARAXE, Transgender Day of Visibility, and more!

by Emerald Staff

Editor’s note: We’ve updated our format for THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE (TWISS) and given it a new name! Actually, it’s just the old name with three fewer letters. “THIS *WEEK* IN SOUTH SEATTLE” (still TWISS) is just like its predecessor but now includes events happening all week long in and around the South End.

Wed., March 27th:

Black Creative Arts Happy Hour

“Join 3 influential artists in a discussion about what inspires them to create Now and how they incorporate collaboration in the creative process…

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE— Showing Out: Word & Shout!, Liberty Bank Building Ribbon Cutting, ARTS at King Street Station, and more!

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Fri., March 22nd:

Showing Out: Word & Shout!

“For one weekend only, Seattle’s fiercest Black writers and musicians will light up the stage *together* in our Central District home. But get ready! This is NOT your traditional, sit-back-and-be-quiet arts experience — this dope lineup of Black artists will make ya wanna HOLLAAAAA!!!

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE— Tiny Couch Concerts, Womxn Who Rock, Rahale B., and more!

by Emerald Staff

Fri., March 15th:

Hugo Literary Series: Benjamin Percy, Vanessa Hua, Keetje Kuipers, and SassyBlack

“Award-winning fiction writer Benjamin Percy (Red Moon, The Wilding); author and journalist Vanessa Hua, whose novel, A River of Stars, was named to the Washington Post and NPR’s ‘Best Books of 2018’ lists; and well-known local poet Keetje Kuipers, will read new work on the theme The Metamorphosis, inspired by the title of Franz Kafka’s much-loved absurdist novella.

“Space-age singer-songwriter SassyBlack — who has been featured by KEXP, Pitchfork, Afropunk, and others — will perform new songs to the same theme.”

Time: 7:30 PM
Where: Hugo House — 1634 11th Ave
Cost: $25 GA / $12 Student

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