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Viola Davis is coming to Seattle!

Viola Davis is coming to Seattle as part of the Unique Lives Speakers Series and will be appearing at McCaw Hall on June 18th! Tickets are on sale now and start at only $48! If you have enjoyed the #BlackGirlMagic...

Sir Mix-A-Lot Returns to Central District Roots to Demo New Technology At Black Music...

Seattle, WA - The 2nd Annual Africatown-Central District Black Music Summit 2016 will be held on April 2, 10am-6pm at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute bringing together music stakeholders, including musicians, artists, promoters, venues, media, educators and community organizers.   Sir...

Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic comes to SAM

Catch Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic at the Seattle Art Museum February 11-May 8, 2016. Kehinde is an African American artist who uses his paintings to push others to think outside of the norm. The New York Times called...

Cedric, Ice Cube, Common, Nicki and Eve: Barbershop 3 is coming April 15th.

The Barbershop crew is back at it again with another hilarious comedy called Barbershop: The Next Cut. Executive producers Malcolm D. Lee, Becki Cross Trujillo and Ronald G. Muhammed team up bringing us another amazing movie. Ice Cube, Cedric...

Amazing One Man Show “RODNEY KING” by Roger Guenveur Smith coming to Seattle

The Obie Award-winning soloist Roger Guenveur Smith navigates the tragically abbreviated life and times of the late Rodney King. King’s savage (and videotaped) beating by members of the Los Angeles Police Department in 1991 ignited a deadly riot upon...

Africatown Innovation Center Vandalized – Volunteers and Donations Sought

So sometimes you need see things in person, for yourself, and today was one of those times.  I saw the images on Facebook earlier in the weekend and of course they were troubling, however, seeing a SWASTIKA on the wall...

MURRAY ANNOUNCES NEW CULTURAL DISTRICT IN THE CENTRAL AREA

MURRAY ANNOUNCES NEW CULTURAL DISTRICT IN THE CENTRAL AREA November 19, 2015 by Office of the Mayor This week Mayor Ed Murray sent the Seattle City Council a draft ordinance to create the Historic Central Area Arts and Cultural District, the...

“MOTOWN” The Musical is coming to Seattle

There are few things that can get me out of my seat and snapping my fingers like Motown and musicals. My finger-snapping prayers have been answered in the form of the musical coming to Seattle next Summer. Take a nostalgic...

Will Smith Stars in New Movie: CONCUSSION

When I finally got over the Fresh Prince of Belair speaking in some unbelievable foreign accent I was able to ascertain there was something bigger than my confusion going on here… Will Smith and his star studded posse Alec...

Winter Reading Material: Confessions Of A 40 (something) Year Old Bachelor

Stuck in the house during all this Seattle and NW Rain? Maybe its time to pick up a book as you sip your tea at all of the foolishness on your timeline.   With lines like: Sweat dripping. Cool fan...
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