Category Archives: South End Weekend

THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — Tagalog sa King Street, 4th Seattle Urban Book Expo, Mighty Diamonds, and More!

by Emerald Staff

Thurs., Oct. 3:

Tagalog sa King Street

“Join us for the workshop production of Tagalog sa King Street, a collection of one-act plays written and performed in Tagalog.

“With creative use of live English subtitles and shadow puppetry, non-Tagalog speaking audiences can enjoy the innovative, brave, new voices selected from the prestigious Virgin Labfest of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

“Presented by the creative team comprised of Lorna Velasco, Joyce Juan Manalo, Ai Lalo, Alyza DelPan-Monley, Arlo Magpoc, Nina De Torres Ignacio, Leah Mitts, Manny Golez, and Pia Rivera.This event repeats on Saturday at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. See event for individual performance details. 

Time: 6 p.m.
Where: ARTS at King Street Station — 303 S. Jackson St (top floor) Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE (RSVP)

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — ART OF SOUL Gallery Opening, Up From The Table, “Young, Gifted, and Black” Closing Exhibit Party, and More!

by Emerald Staff

Thurs., Sept. 26:

RainierAvenueRadio.World’s ART OF SOUL Gallery Grand Opening

“You are invited to the Grand Opening of the RainierAvenueRadio.World ART OF SOUL Gallery!

“Art of Soul Gallery is dedicated to showcasing individual creativity and artistic expression for beginning, emerging, and experienced artists. Art of Soul Gallery artist exhibits explore and discover the unique ability to inspire deeper meanings.This event starts at Rainieravenueradio.world and then moves to the Art of Soul Gallery at 5250 Rainier Ave S.

Time: 5–8 p.m.
Where: Rainieravenueradio.world — 5256 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: FREE

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — Queen Street, Love Train Back to School Play Street, Sunday Sunday Sunday, and More!

by Emerald Staff

Thurs., Sept. 19:

Emerge: a movement based healing intensive

“You’re invited to (E)MERGE: a movement based healing intensive for dance communities and beyond.

“(e)merge: a movement based healing intensive for dance communities and beyond+ is an intensive sponsored by What’s Poppin’ Ladiez? x 206 Zulu x Moonyeka that will be exploring: How to honor ourselves and the histories we stand on in Street Style Culture; Addressing appropriation through dance/movement (based in Black/Latinx, Street/Club Styles practices); Healing through somatic body-based practices.

“Folks who are holding this space include Stacy Torres, devon de Leña, Dani Tirrell, Naomi Macalalad Bragin, and Moonyeka.Registration required; register here

Time: 12–8 p.m.
Where: Washington Hall — 153 14th Ave
Cost: $75 for 21+ ($25 under 21)

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — Black Arts Love 2019 Mixer & Marketplace, City Council D2 Debate, Author Talk w/ Gabby Rivera, and More!

by Emerald Staff

Thurs., Sept. 12:

No Small Talk: Exploring Blackness Through Candid Conversations

“In partnership with University of Washington’s School of Social Work, this community dialogue series invites and highlights voices and ideas from across the black diaspora on important topics that inform the individual and collective black experience. September’s session is entitled: Keeping Us Together: Examining Mental Health and Wellbeing through a Black Lens. It will be a moderated conversation that includes the voices of performing artists, mental health professionals, spiritual and body workers, writers, authors and more from across the northwest. Free & open to the public!

Time: 7–9 p.m.
Where: NAAM — 2300 S. Massachusetts St
Cost: FREE

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — Jackson Street Jazz Walk, Grandparents Day Celebrations, Last 2019 Beatwalk, and More!

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Wed., Sept. 4:

Last Black Man in San Francisco—Tenth Week at Ark Lodge!

“Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind. As he struggles to reconnect with his family and reconstruct the community he longs for, his hopes blind him to the reality of his situation.

“Director: Joe Talbot
Cast: Thora Birch, Finn Wittrock, Danny Glover, Tichina Arnold, Mike Epps
Advisory: Rated R for language, brief nudity and drug use

*Also playing at Ark Lodge Cinemas: The Farewell, Where’d You Go, Bernadette, Midsommar: The Director’s CutReady or Not, and opening Thurs., 9/5—IT Chapter Two 

Time: Showtimes vary (see website)
Where: Ark Lodge Cinemas — 4816 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $9–13 ($6 Wednesdays!)

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — CAC MURAL Community Paint Day, Compassion Health Clinic’s Free Health Clinic, Deaf Comedy Jam, and More!

by Emerald Staff

Wed., Aug. 28:

New Mural on the Ave.

“Come see mural artists Ari [Glass] and Craig [Cundiff] work with Franklin High School students, painting a new mural around the entire fence, highlighting transportation issues and how they relate to climate change.” This event is ongoing and takes place daily at the Mt. Baker light rail station through Sept. 14.

Time: 11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Where: Mt. Baker light rail station — Rainier Ave S. & S. Forest St
Cost: FREE

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THIS WEEK IN SOUTH SEATTLE — What the Funk?! Fest, SAMBAthon REMIX, Pagkakaisa (United as One) Festival, and More!

by Emerald Staff

Thurs., Aug. 22:

What the Funk?! Fest 2019

“Seattle is going to be extra funky this August as we bring the first Pacific Northwest all people of color burlesque festival to Queer/Bar Seattle and Columbia City Theater! August 22-24th! Three nights of the funk, the whole funk, and nothing but the funk!

“Night One takes place at Queer/Bar Seattle with our guest of honor and emcee the boss of burlesque, Foxy Tann from Minneapolis! Featuring the 12 burlesque performers from the Pacific Northwest tearing the roof off the mothersucka! Ticket link for night one is here. Nights Two and Three take place at the historic Columbia City Theater! Featuring over 12 performers each night including our headliners: Egypt Blaque Knyle (California), Tre da Marc (Minneapolis). Nox Falls (Seattle), The Luminous Pariah (Seattle) and our PNW featured performers: Ms. Briq House (Seattle), spICE! (Seattle), The Shanghai Pearl (Seattle), Isaiah Esquire (Portland).

“Three nights of funk, burlesque and celebrating the diversity that makes this artform funky!Tickets for nights two and three at Columbia City Theater here.

Time: All shows start at 9 p.m.
Where: Columbia City Theater (Queer/Bar, Thurs.) — 4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: $20 GA / $25 at the door (+ VIP table options)

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