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October 2014

October 22 Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression & the Criminalization of a Generation

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Seattle Central College,
1701 Broadway, Seattle, WA United States

Defiance is in the air. The people of Ferguson, Missouri, rose up in fury against the murder of Mike Brown, an unarmed 18 year-old Black youth. There have been heroic hunger strikes in prisons and detention centers, and mass outpourings in response to murders by police and racist vigilantes. Prisoners in California declared a stop to racial hostilities and came together to resist the torture of solitary confinement. All this must be taken to a much higher level. October 22nd, the National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation, is a day that people across the nation have mobilized on every year since 1996. This year, October 22 is also part of a whole Month of Resistance called by the Stop Mass Incarceration Network. This is a month that can impact all of society; one that can open the eyes of millions of people to the need to end this new Jim Crow. Our resistance must reverberate across the country and around the world, with powerful demonstrations nationwide. In Seattle, come stand with thousands across the country to express our collective outrage, creativity, and resistance in response to the crimes of this system, and our determination to END these crimes!

Funds are needed to promote and conduct this event. There are printing costs for flyers and posters, etc., equipment costs, etc. Please send donations by check or money order to:

October 22 Coalition To Stop Police Brutality- Seattle
PO Box 95475
Seattle, Washington 98145

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/699628196758924/

Contact info: 206-264-5527, Oct22seattle@hotmail.com
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/October-22-Coalition-To-Stop-Police-Brutality-Seattle/168280703224023

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October 24 @ 8:30 am - October 25 @ 5:35 pm
Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center,
17620 International Blvd. , Seattle, WA 98188 United States
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      WASCLA Language Access Summit IX  


WASCLA’s 2-day Language Access Summit, Summit IX, will be held on OCTOBER 24-25, 2014 at the Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center.

Do you work in or use the services of the courts, legal profession, law enforcement, healthcare facilities, schools, government agencies or community organizations?

Do clients and the broader public have full and equal access to all of your services?

Have you found ways to offer full access for both spoken and signed languages?

Do you seek solutions with the collaboration of language professionals and representatives of the many cultural groups who reside in Washington?

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Irish Reels Film Festival in Seattle at SIFF Film Center – October 24-26

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - October 26 @ 7:30 pm
SIFF Film Center,

The seventeenth annual Irish Reels Film Festival returns to the SIFF Film Center October 24-26 and we’re excited to bring you a delicious selection of new Irish cinema. Tickets here: http://www.irishreels.org/program.html

Join us on Friday, October 24th at 6:00 pm for our Opening Night Gala co-hosted by Irish Network Seattle. The reception will be followed by our opening night film “The Good Man” directed by Phil Harrison and starring Aidan Gillen. A special treat is in in store with the award winning Gaelic short film “Rúbaí” which kicks off the evening.

On Saturday join us for an early evening romp in the wilderness with the feature debut from award-winning writer/director John Butler. “Bachelor Weekend” is a hilarious and touching comedy about male friendship. Nominated for a BAFTA and winner of numerous Best Feature Awards our closing night film on Sunday night, “Good Vibrations” tells the true story of Terri Hooley (Richard Dormer), a Belfast record shop owner whose refusal to back down or be intimidated, led to him having a lasting impact on the city’s music scene.

Documentaries to be featured throughout the weekend include Art O’Briain’s “Natural Grace:” Irish Music and Martin Hayes, an intimate portrait of the life and works of the biggest name in Irish traditional music, “The Irish Pub,” which takes us into the heart and soul of Ireland, and Pat Collins’ “Living in a Coded Land” which makes unexpected links between events and locations, history and contemporary life in Ireland.

A special presentation of “Rebuilding the World Trade Center” screens Saturday night with Belfast artist and filmmaker Marcus Robinson present to discuss the 2000 days he spent filming the construction of the new towers.

A selection of award winning short narratives and documentaries rounds out the weekend program. View the complete Fall 2014 Program here: http://www.irishreels.org/


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175 + Tax

“They’ve Got Talent”! James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour Comes to Kirkland’s Trellis Restaurant On October 25th

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Trellis Restaurant at The Heathman Hotel,
220 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland, WA 98033 United States
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Trellis Restaurant Executive Chef Brian Scheehser will host a quintet of America’s top culinary talent at The Heathman Hotel on Saturday, October 25th when the James Beard Foundation’s Celebrity Chef Tour comes to the Pacific Northwest. The gastronomic tour-de-force will feature a multi-course meal prepared by Dana Cree (Blackbird – Chicago, IL), Tory Miller (L’Etoile and Graze – Madison, WI), Scheehser, Dean Shinagawa (Kama’aina Grindz – Everett, WA), Kelly Whitaker (Cart-Driver, Denver, and Basta – Boulder, CO), and Andrew Zimmerman (Sepia – Chicago, IL),  complete with wine pairing.


Mirroring the famed dinners at the prestigious James Beard House in New York City, it is a rare chance for foodies to experience the signature dishes of national restaurant luminaries. This is Scheehser’s 4th year hosting the extraordinary event.  “Each time we hold this event, I feel so honored to work with such a brilliant group of fellow chefs in bringing a remarkable dining experience to our guests.  Where else could they get such a superb taste of the culinary world?“ says Chef Brian.


The evening will begin at 6:30pm with a reception featuring a selection of passed appetizers. Guests will have plenty of opportunity to meet and converse with the chefs and winemakers.


Chef Andrew Zimmerman

Cured Arctic Char

spruce-citrus cured arctic char, matsutake, pickled red onion, pine nut, yuzu, watercress

Chateau Ste Michelle Horse Heaven Sauvignon Blanc


Chef Dean Shinagawa

Thai Curry Kabocha

Squash Bisque with Asian Pork Belly and Crispy Rice Noodles

Maryhill Winery Viognier


Chef Tory Miller

Buttercup Squash Raviolo

Dungeness crab, sweet 16 apples, sarvecchio, ponzu brown butter

Owen Roe Riesling 2008


Chef Brian Scheehser

Braised Lamb

Maryhill Mourvedre Rattlesnake Hills


Chef Kelly Whitaker

Joseph Decuis Farms Wagyu Beef

Stella Artois


Chef Dana Cree

Washington Apples


James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour Tickets are priced at $175 (exclusive of tax). They can be purchased at http://www.celebritycheftour.com/events/Trellis-Restaurant-2014.html. For further information go to www.celebritycheftour.com or contact Jeff Black at jeff@celebritycheftour.com.


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Tasveer’s 9th annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF)

October 31 - November 9
SIFF Theaters

Tasveer invites submission of film and video works on subjects related to South Asia and its Diaspora. Short films, experimental films, documentaries, and narratives of any length will be accepted in any digital formats. The 10-day film festival will foster an atmosphere of creative inquiry, filmmakers and audiences will engage in lively discussions, forums, and other collaborative interactive formats. South Asia includes: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tibet and its various Diasporas across the world.

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