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April 2017
$5 - $7

Daniel Minter: Carvings

April 8 @ 11:00 am - September 17 @ 5:00 pm
Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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Daniel Minter: Carvings reveals the tactile method employed to resurface histories and folklore of the Black Diaspora. Painter, sculptor and illustrator Daniel Minter uses cultural iconography to represent the rich and complex heritage of the Black American South, which he connects to broader rituals and traditions present within the African Diaspora.   The exhibition hosts a collection of painted woodcarvings and linoleum block prints from numerous children’s books illustrated by Minter. It explores Minter’s process, which begins with meticulously carving images…

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May 2017

Upcoming Music Events at SPU

May 19 @ 7:30 pm - June 2 @ 7:30 pm
First Free Methodist Church, 3200 3rd Ave W
Seattle, 98119 United States
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Seattle, WA: The following events will be held at Seattle Pacific University throughout the month of May and June. All events are free and are wheelchair accessible. Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert This event features SPU’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble, which is directed by Assistant Professor of Music Danny Helseth. The concert will be held on Friday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m. in First Free Methodist Church, located at 3200 3rd Ave W and is across from the SPU campus. This concert…

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$5 - $7

An Elegant Utility

May 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:59 pm
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Every day except Monday and Tuesday
Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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An Elegant Utility explores the creation of place, identity and the Northwest African American community that has historically characterized Seattle’s Central District neighborhood. Featuring a collection of artifacts, including photographs, utilitarian house hold belongings, and legal ledgers, An Elegant Utility examines how the personal history of artist Inye Wokoma’s familial lineage, the Green family, serves as an entry point through which the larger story of African-Americans in Seattle, is reflected.   In this exhibition, Wokoma creates a kind of sanctum encompassing the lifelong…

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Free

Dirty Laundry – new works by Layne Kleinart

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 27, 2017

ZINC contemporary, 119 Prefontaine Pl S
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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ZINC contemporary presents new works by Layne Kleinart in her solo exhibition “Dirty Laundry” showing May 4  – May 27, 2017. Through the subject of children and animals, “Dirty Laundry” seeks to explore the transient nature of innocence and memory in gestural paintings on second-hand bedsheets and pillow cases. Figures and heads, both animal and human, function as facades that can hide, reveal or blur the subject’s intentions. The images are haunting, yet curious and playful. The opening reception will…

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Free and open to the public!

Mistakes Were Made – new work by Holly Ballard Martz

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Jun 11, 2017

ZINC Art + Object, 102 3rd Ave South, Suite B
Edmonds, WA 98020 United States
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ZINC Art + Object is proud to present the works of Seattle-based artist Holly Ballard Martz, in a solo exhibition entitled Mistakes Were Made, on view May 18 - June 11, 2017. Martz’s multidisciplinary work addresses social, political, and cultural issues. The opening reception for Mistakes Were Made will be held on Thursday, May 18, 5 - 8pm during the Edmonds Art Walk. More about ZINC and for gallery hours: ZincArtObject.com 102 3rd Ave S Ste. B, Edmonds, WA 98020…

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Free

“RIKERS: AN AMERICAN JAIL” FREE movie – Mt. Baker Meaningful Movies

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mt. Baker Community Club, 2811 Mt. Rainier Dr. So.
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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"Rikers" is a must see!   The United States is facing a crisis of mass incarceration with over 2.2 million people packed into its jails and prisons. To understand the human toll of this crisis, Rikers Island is a good place to start. Of the 7,500 persons in Rikers on a given day, almost 80% have not been declared guilty or innocent.  Many spend years there. All are at risk in the pervasive culture of violence that forces people to…

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