“Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!”
Time: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. (daily 12/13, 12/14, & 12/15) Where: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center — 4705 West Marginal Way SW
“‘Tis the season to support Black businesses, small and big alike! Our holiday market provides space for business owners to directly connect with their communities and build within them. Our market will offer an array of vendors who specialize in apothecary, literature, home goods, African textiles and prints to so much more!”
Time: 12–5 p.m. (Sat., 12/14) Where: NAAM — 2300 S. Massachusetts St
“Two Indigenous women (Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and, introducing, Violet Nelson) from vastly different backgrounds find their worlds colliding as one of them, Rosie, is fleeing a violent domestic attack. What begins as an urgent and terrifying escape tentatively expands as the women weave a fragile bond in their short time together while navigating the complexities of motherhood and the ongoing legacy of colonialism. Edited by Tony Massil. With music by Fawn Wood and Jordan Wilson, Chad Neufeld.”
“Wolf Shop Wednesday! The high school screen printing class at Interagency Southeast invites you to come support youth entrepreneurs selling their own t-shirt designs. Pop up and in on Nov 27th from 5-8 and meet the young designers!”
Time: 5–8 p.m. Where: Ola Wyola — 4427 Rainier Ave S. Cost: Free to attend
“Come see this exhibition organized by the Ethnic Heritage Art Gallery and featuring artworks created by more than 50 local artists of color reflecting on freedom. The exhibition is organized by the Ethnic Heritage Art Gallery (EHAG) Board, a collective of City of Seattle employees including people who are of Black, Latinx, Native, White, Asian, and Indian backgrounds who showcase local artists of color and build appreciation for diversity and social commentary expressed through art.
FREE and open to the public.
The exhibition features 100 artworks including paintings, photography, sculpture, print, video and four installations.” Exhibit live through Jan. 11, 2020.
Time: 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Where: ARTS at King Street Station — 303 S. Jackson St. (top floor) Cost: FREE
“Join us to learn more about domestic violence and build skills around interventions to harm. Refreshments will be provided. For questions, concerns, access needs, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.” This is part of the API Chaya Community Education Series. Childcare is available upon request.
Time: 5:30–7:45 p.m. Where: 2100 Building — 2100 24th Ave S. Cost: FREE
“Concerned about the health of our planet? Wondering how to connect with other climate activists? Please join us at the next SSCAN Action Meeting to find out about action to take on proposed policies to pay for climate justice. ”
Time: 6–8 p.m. Where: Columbia City Library — 4721 Rainier Ave S. Cost: FREE
“NAAM’s new Let Us Tell It film series centers the narratives of Black women and their families, both blood and chosen, through film. October’s feature film is the 1996 classic Set It Off. This series is free and open to the public.”
Time: 7 p.m. Where: NAAM — 2300 S. Massachusetts St Cost: FREE
“Directed by the youngest director to ever have a film in competition at Tribeca Film Festival, BURNING CANE tells the story of a deeply religious woman’s struggle to reconcile her convictions of faith with the love she has for her alcoholic son and a troubled preacher. Set in rural Louisiana, the ﬁlm explores the relationships within a southern black protestant community, examining the roots of toxic masculinity, how manhood is deﬁned and the dichotomous role of religion within the black community.
“Director Phillip Youmans is an NYU film student and the first African American director to win Tribeca’s Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature. BURNING CANE also won Best Actor for Wendell Pierce (CLEMENCY, SELMA) and Best Cinematography for Youmans.” Presented by the Sankofa Film Society.
“Ishmael Butler (Digable Planets, Shabazz Palaces) and crew chief Erik Blood weave what they describe as ‘soul and shoegaze, hip-hop and lush noise, bass and bedlam’ with DJ OCnotes (Otis Calvin III) and Marquetta Miller. Opening: OCnotes’ fellow KEXP DJ Stas Thee Boss (Stasia Irons, ex- Psychedelic-Space-Rap-Jazz duo THEESatisfaction) and alto-sax expansionist Darius Jones.”