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March 2021

Poetry and Activism: Educator Workshop

March 10 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

During this two-hour workshop, educators will learn about Anastacia-Reneé’s work through her exhibition at the Frye Art Museum, "Anastacia-Reneé: (Don't be Absurd) Alice in Parts." Centered around the theme of social justice, educators will explore ways to bring about change through poetry and writing. Educators will walk away with lesson ideas for activism while building connections with one another. This workshop is designed for educators with previous experience in social justice and activism work, including high school educators, teaching artists,…

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Band Together WA: A Celebration of the Legacy of Live Music in Washington!

March 18 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The live music culture in Washington has been molded over several generations by artists including Pearl Jam, Quincy Jones, Soundgarden, Loretta Lynn, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Macklemore, Neko Case, and many, many more. These artists and bands built a following and perfected their sound on small stages in some of our most beloved community music venues. Band Together WA is a livestream benefit concert featuring some of Washington's most celebrated faces and spaces in music. In this special showcase of the legendary…

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Band Together

March 18 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

#bandtogether A free livestream virtual showcase Hosted by Sir Mix-A-Lot and Rachel Flotard. The party will feat. concert rarities, discussion, live performances, and good times with: Ali Hedrick • Allen Stone • Brandi Carlile • Cedric Walker • Chris Ballew • Clinton Fearon & Boogie Brown Band • Daniel Pak • Duff McKagan • Eva Walker • Foo Fighters • Gifted Gab • Jeremy Enigk • Joel McHale • Karli Ingersoll • Kathleen Hanna • Macklemore • Manuel R Cawaling • Matt Cameron • Megan Jasper…

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Artist Talk: Gentrification & the Black Female Body

March 25 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join multi-genre writer and performer Anastacia-Reneé and Wa Na Wari co-founder Elisheba Johnson for a virtual conversation on central themes of the exhibition (Don't be Absurd) Alice in Parts, including the gentrification of the Black female body. Please register through the Zoom link in the event details. Explore this collection of recommended reading for the exhibition available for purchase at the Museum Store’s website: https://store.fryemuseum.org/collections/recommended-reading ABOUT THE PRESENTERS Elisheba Johnson is a curator, public artist and administrator. Johnson, who has…

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PUSHING THE CULTURE GLOBAL W/ TONI BLACKMAN

March 31 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

About this Event We are honored to be hosting this intimate conversation with Toni Blackman, the first U.S. Hip Hop Ambassador. She is a prime example of the power of Hip Hop and community building. Residency Alumni, Monica Elenes and Roman Nova will be facilitating the discussion. The event will take place via Zoom and attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions during the Q&A segment. All-ages are welcome. You do NOT need to be a Residency Alumni to…

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April 2021

Coolout Network 30th Anniversary Special + Virtual Dance Party!

April 3 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

4.3.21.. BLAST OFF! Cool out with Georgio Brown on Saturday, April 3rd as we celebrate 30 years of Coolout Network! Throwback videos of Northwest’s finest plus a virtual dance party with DJs Supreme La Rock, DeejayHerShe, Neebor and Roc Phizzle! Broadcasting live from the comfort of your living room! Dress to impress and come prepared to dance the night away! SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 2021 8:00 PM Coolout Throwbacks 9:00 PM Supreme La Rock 9:30 PM DeejayHerShe 10:00 PM Neebor 10:30…

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Ben Wheeler’s Classical Guitar Concerts

April 7 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

500 years of classical guitar music - in small bites Wednesday, APRIL 7 5:00 - 5:30pm (PST)     "BRAZILIAN MASTERS: VILLA-LOBOS, PERNAMBUCO & REIS" Half of concert proceeds go to a non-profit organization. Our recipient will be 206 Zulu, a Seattle-based community organization that uses Hip Hop culture and the arts as platforms for community service, education and empowerment. 206 Zulu has become an international model for promoting Hip Hop culture. REGISTER HERE for a calendar invite and Zoom link to…

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15th Annual Trinity International Hip Hop Festival

April 9 @ 7:00 PM - April 11 @ 6:00 PM

ARE YOU READY TO TURN UP??? The 15th Annual Trinity International Hip Hop Festival will be held virtually from April 9th-11th! Will be having performances from D Smoke, Brittney Carter, Delta, Bavubuka All0-Starz, Motilonas Rap, and Blessings Divine. We will also be featuring two multi-World Champion DJs: DJ Vekked and DJ Skillz, hip hop pioneers T La Rock, Bboy Kid Freeze, and inventor of the scratch Grandwizzard Theodore! Be sure to tune in! Register for free now at https://trinityhiphopfest.afterparty.live/register

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Seattle Black Film Festival 2021

April 16 @ 8:00 AM - April 26 @ 5:00 PM

Seattle Black Film Festival 2021 is bringing ten days of on-demand Black cinematic excellence with a three-day weekend of fully on-line screening events resonating from across the diaspora. Presented virtually again for the 2nd year, the 18th edition of the Seattle Black Film Festival runs April 16-26th. SBFF 2021 kicks off Friday April 16th, with a curated selection of 2021 Official Selection films offered on-demand for pass holders and single event ticket-holders. Viewers can choose from a broad selection of films…

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It Takes A Village with Dr. Cornel West

April 29 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join the Northwest African American Museum, in partnership with University of Washington and Seattle U for an evening with Dr. Cornel West. About this Event NAAM is able to continue producing quality programming because of donations from viewers like you. Please donate the amount that you feel is appropriate for your ticket. If you have a question about the registration process, please contact us at naamnw@gmail.com. Join NAAM, in partnership with UW Communication, UW Race & Equity Initiative, UW Department…

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