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September 18, 2020



Speed Dating – For a Cause

If you’ve never heard of or experienced speed dating, it is an activity done at a bar, coffee shop or community center with lots of people that want to date or meet new friends. Some haven’t had any luck meeting people conventionally due to work or school schedules, moving to a new area, hatred of


“In The Heights” Review

This is a must see musical about love, laughter, compassion, and faith. The music is so moving, it makes you want to get up on your feet and dance.  This is just a small insight into the exhilarating production of In The Heights. In The Heights was conceived by Lin Manuel Miranda , with its


Transgender Day of Remembrance at Central

The 20th of November marks the International Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a moment balanced at the end of the year amidst several of the most major of holidays, as the light slides into darkness and a general air of reflectiveness settles onto our collective consciousness.  The holidays, for many people, can represent family and


Danez Smith at Seattle Central

This Monday evening, Seattle Arts and Lectures opened the first event of their poetry series at Seattle Central’s Broadway performance hall. It was a sold-out gig studded with the stars of the Seattle poetry world that began with several short performances inspired by the works of award-winning poet and performer Danez Smith, followed by a


Native Music Showcase

Indigenous culture is rooted firmly in traditions, land, people, song and visual art. There have been forces attempting to erase this culture, as well as wildly successful and diverse resistance to that erasure for the last 500 years. This refusal to be erased was clear at the Contemporary Native American Music Showcase presented by the


A Lesson in Hip Hop with Dr. Abe

“I am glad that I grew up around the time that Hip Hop was forming”, Dr. Daudi Abe Seattle’s Hip Hop History goes beyond just rap music, as I learned today in the Hip Hop History forum at Broadway Performance Hall. Dr. Daudi Abe appeared along with DJ Vitamin D, Massive Monkees, B- Boy Fever


Seattle CityClub Offers Scholarships

Seattle CityClub is a local nonprofit that provides members with political programs designed to engage residents of the Puget Sound region in topics related to civil health. Content is provided at meetings and via their website and social media platforms. Recently, CityClub opened up their programming to non-members through a scholarship program. One of the


Thousands Protest Sessions’ Resignation

In the wake of the midterm elections of November 6th and the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions by request of President Trump, and the subsequent appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting Attorney General, protests around the nation sprang up, including one on Thursday, the 8th, organized by the activist group No One Is Above


Transgender Day of Remembrance

This month, on November 20th, we observe Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a nationwide annual vigil to honor and celebrate the lives of those lost to transphobic violence. TDOR was started in 1999 by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith, to honor trans woman Rita Hester, who was killed in 1998. Nationwide, vigils are held to


Veterans Day Open Mic

If you’re looking to give genuine support to military veterans this Veterans Day, consider stopping by the Rainier Arts Center. From 3:00 to 5:00 pm this Sunday, an “Open Mic/Town Hall” will be held there to encourage vets to share their experiences both in and out of the military. Event coordinator Jeb Wyman, an English

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