Arts & Culture

CALL FOR YOUNG ARTISTS: Submit Your Original Art by 11/3!

CALL FOR YOUNG ARTISTS: Submit Your Original Art by 11/3!

There are 10,000 foster children in Washington State. This fall, GO: South Seattle, Windermere Mount Baker and the Rainier Chamber of Commerce are co-hosting a children’s art exhibition to benefit Treehouse, an amazing organization dedicated to supporting foster families. Pre-school through high school artists are invited to exhibit their artworks! […]

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8/13: Celebrate with Othello Park Music & Arts Festival

8/13: Celebrate with Othello Park Music & Arts Festival

From the Othello Park International Music and Arts Festival: Join us at Othello Park (4351 South Othello Street) on Sunday, August 13, from  12pm to 6pm for food, fun and festivities that reflect our wonder community’s diverse cultures. We’ll gather in a grassy meadow under big, old trees at the […]

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Northwest African American Museum Presents Daniel Minter

Northwest African American Museum Presents Daniel Minter

Earlier this month, South Seattle’s Northwest African American launched “Daniel Minter: Carvings” revealing the tactile method employed to resurface histories and folklore of the Black Diaspora. Indeed, painter, sculptor and illustrator Daniel Minter uses cultural iconography to represent the rich and complex heritage of the Black American South, which he […]

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Complex Exchange: Communities of Yesterday & Tomorrow

The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) and the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) have announced the participants for Complex Exchange: Communities of Yesterday and Tomorrow. This recurring series pairs Seattle community members from a variety of disciplines in conversations to tackle themes inspired by an exhibition. This edition of Complex Exchange […]

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NW African American Museum Presents “An Elegant Utility”

NW African American Museum Presents “An Elegant Utility”

This month, the Northwest African American Mudeum (NAAM) kicks off a the timely exhibit, “An Elegant Utility” by local artist Inye Wokoma, starting Sat. Jan. 28, at 7 p.m., with a night of music, open dialogue, interactive activities and complimentary refreshments. Shelf Life Community Story Booth will also be on-hand […]

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16 Fun Things to Do in South Seattle this Weekend (Aug. 12-14)

16 Fun Things to Do in South Seattle this Weekend (Aug. 12-14)

The only hard part is choosing. Enjoy, neighbors! FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 1. Karaoke Friday at Royal Esquire Club Darnell Shut Tha Doe returns to the Royal Esquire Club accompanied by DJ Superstar and Sensational Sherry for a grown and sexy karaoke evening of fun, entertainment, dancing and whatever jumps off. […]

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SAT: Rainier Beach Arts & Music (BAAM) Fest

SAT: Rainier Beach Arts & Music (BAAM) Fest

From Rainier Beach Merchants Association: Rainier Beach Arts & Music (BAAM) Fest “Our Story” Tells It Like It Is Saturday, July 23rd Culturally Inclusive Spoken Word, Storytelling, Visual Art, Dance, & Music Take Center Stage Our story in Rainier Valley is one of deep cultural and social complexity, of powerful youth, […]

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6 Things to Do in South Seattle this Weekend (July 1-3)

6 Things to Do in South Seattle this Weekend (July 1-3)

Sure, Independence Day may be this long weekend’s main attraction, but there’s plenty to keep you busy right here in South Seattle before the 4th of July festivities start on Monday! ENJOY! FRIDAY, JULY 1 1. Posing Beauty in African American Culture You’re posing for the camera. How do you […]

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8 Things to Do in South Seattle this Weekend (June 3-5)

8 Things to Do in South Seattle this Weekend (June 3-5)

With temperatures in the 80s and 90s expected this weekend, it’s a great time to get out and about. And there’s no need to travel far because we’ve got all sorts of fun happening right here in South Seattle. Here are a few of our faves: 1. Seward Park Clay […]

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SIFF in South Seattle: So Many Movies, So Little Time

SIFF in South Seattle: So Many Movies, So Little Time

For the first time ever, Seattle International Film Festival–the largest and most highly-attended film festival in the United States–is coming to South Seattle. “Expanding our presence west, north, and south to embrace Ballard, Shoreline, and Columbia City makes perfect sense,” says SIFF’s Artistic Director Carl Spence. “Our new venue partners […]

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