Category Archives: South End Life

THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — Share Your Story: A Social for Filipinx Professionals, The Golden Age Hip Hop Art Expo, SLOW Ride, & More!

by Emerald Staff

SUPER-IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:

TWISS as we know it is going away. “Noooooo!” You say. And to that we say, “Fear not!” The Emerald is getting a new website and with it a calendar that will make submitting events to us super convenient for you and very easy for us to publish. That means we can feature more of your events! Thanks to our Rainmakers, we’re beyond excited to be able to offer this valuable resource to the community.



(Note: As of March 11, Public Health – Seattle & King County now prohibits large gatherings of more than 250 people. In addition, public events with fewer than 250 attendees are prohibited, unless event organizers can take steps to minimize risk. )

Wed., March 11:

Community Development Update

“Come learn about the development happening in the Central District. Hear from the project teams of Midtown Plaza, Yakima Ave, Bryant Manor, Community House, and Promenade 23!

Time: 6–8 p.m.
Where: Black Dot Underground — 1437 S. Jackson St
Cost: FREE (register here)

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — Hear Us Rise: APA Voices in Feminism, NAAM Turns 12, ORCA for All Town Hall, & More!

by Emerald Staff

(Note: Due to public health concerns some events may be postponed. It is advised that you check an event listings webpage to make sure it’s still happening)

Thurs., March 5:

Hear Us Rise: APA Voices in Feminism

“You’re invited to our latest exhibit reception, Hear Us Rise, which highlights Asian Pacific American women and other marginalized genders that have challenged society’s expectations, defied its restrictions, and fought for equality and opportunity since their arrival in the United States. Continue reading THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — Hear Us Rise: APA Voices in Feminism, NAAM Turns 12, ORCA for All Town Hall, & More!

Revolutionary Women: Emijah Smith

by Kayla Blau

Willard Jimerson described his cousin Emijah Smith as, “Selfless, caring, altruistic, a shining example of what it really means to support community…superwoman!” If you’ve been in organizing spaces in Seattle, you’ve likely witnessed Smith’s strength and wisdom in action, or at least heard her name.

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Question of the Week: What Are You Looking For in a District 2 Seattle City Council Candidate?

by Emerald Staff

The South Seattle Emerald asks readers a question each week via social media and our newsletter. This week we wanted to know: What Are You Looking For in a District 2 Seattle City Council Candidate?

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Emerald Question of the Week: Where Do You Get the Best Cup of Coffee in the South End?

by Emerald Staff

The South Seattle Emerald asks readers a question each week via our Facebook page, Twitter feed and newsletter. This week we wanted to know: Where do you find the best cup of coffee in the South End?

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Ditch Amazon, Shop South End “Gems” This Holiday Season

by Jessie McKenna and Marti McKenna

This year for Shop Small Saturday, Seattle’s Office of Economic Development (OED) embarked on a month-long campaign to promote small business in Seattle, with a particular focus on PoC-, immigrant-, family-, LGBTQI+-, and women-owned businesses—and businesses owned by folx at various intersections therein.

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Celebrating Día de los Muertos 2018 in and Around the South End

by Emerald Staff

We’ve rounded up some very special South End Día de los Muertos events. Find out where to celebrate with fellow community members, take the family for arts, crafts, rich cultural education, and to honor loved ones who have passed on in the Mexican and Latinx tradition of Día de los Muertos.

To learn more about this beautiful holiday, its origins, and why and how its celebrated, check out this 2015 article from our pals at the Seattle Globalist.

For Halloween-related events, check out our sister seasonal events round-up here, and you can find our usual weekend events round-up here.

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THIS HALLOWEEN IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Bollywood Thriller, Festive Ice Cream Social, QTPOC Halloween, and more “spooky” & sugar-fueled fun!

by Emerald Staff

Get your spooky on in the South End this Halloween season with these great upcoming events! And eep an eye out for a special Día de los Muertos post coming your way…

Find our usual weekend events round-up here.

Monday, Oct. 22nd:

Monster Movie Mondays

“Meeting of Brian’s 16mm Film Club! He is a 16mm film collector and he is bringing his collection to South Park Hall every Monday in October, Just $5 kids 5 and under free and FREE POPCORN !!!!Editor’s Note: This event repeats on Monday, Oct. 29.
Time: 6:30 PM
Where: South Park Hall—1253 S. Cloverdale St
Cost: $5

Tags: Film, Family-Friendly, Community

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Photo Essay: ROOTS marks 46 years of celebration

by Susan Fried

The weather was perfect for the 46th Anniversary ROOTS (Relatives of Old Timers of Seattle) Family Picnic, September 2nd at Jimi Hendrix Park. The summer celebration was started in the 1970s as a way to bring together some of Seattle’s original Black families and some more recent arrivals. It’s become a tradition where friends and family come together to reminisce about the past, create new memories and honor and appreciate people who are doing good things in the community.  

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