This Month!

JUNE CALENDAR IS UP!

View the list below for links and tickets or click on the image to download the PDF!

THE ARTS

MUSIC: Feminista Futurisms: Afro-Indigenous Muxeres in Hip Hop Monday, June 3, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 9 PM Come dialogue about the ways feminista hip hop artists from Ecuador use the transformative power of Hip Hop art and music to create community, joy, and resistance.

MUSIC: Fatality Records Volume 1 Release WED – JUNE 12TH – 7:30 – 11PM – HOTEL ALBATROSS BALLARD Curated by Amanda Winterhalter, Fatality Records Volume 1 is ten artists beautiful testament to loss, mystery, pain, confusion, love, and resurrection in the Pacific Northwest. This is their release party.

MUSIC: Greenhouse Gigs at Volunteer Park Conservatory  SATURDAY – JUNE 22ND – 7 PM – 10 PM – CAPITOL HILL – $25 – 35 – 21+ Summer is here with listening to some sweet tunes inside the lush Victorian Greenhouse. Artists include Stephanie Ann Johnson and Fretland and there will be beverages and free roaming around the unique architecture and plants.

VISUAL ART: Wa Na Wari Art Opening JUNE 1ST – 7 – 9PM – CENTRAL DISTRICT – FREE FOR ALL AGES Announcing the opening of Wa Na Wari, a new center for Black art, stories, and connection, in Seattle’s Central District. Artists featured this month are Melanie Stevens, Jeremy Okai Davis, Rachael Ferguson and Alisa Sikelianos-Carter.

FILM: Walking on Water – Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s Floating Piers THROUGHOUT JUNE – NORTHWEST FILM FORUM – $8 – 14 Walking on Water is an unprecedented look at Christo’s process, from the inception through to the completion of his latest large-scale art installation, a dahlia-yellow walkway atop Italy’s Lake Iseo that was eventually experienced by over 1.2 million people.

PERFORMANCE ART: Mae West’s The Drag – A Homosexual Comedy in Three Acts JUNE 5TH – 22ND – Gay City: Seattle’s LGBTQ Center – $15 The Drag is a play about overcoming the historical stigma associated with homosexuality and drag culture, written by the lightheartedly bawdy actress and sex symbol, Mae West.

STORYTELLING

Fierce Voices: An Anti-Ban Pop Up JUNE 2ND – 7PM – 18TH AND UNION – CENTRAL DISTRICT – PAY WHAT YOU CAN Join us for the first ever “she is FIERCE” pop up benefit event, where we will elevate and celebrate storytellers sharing their experiences with reproductive health care and abortion. We will be joined by Shout Your Abortion.

You Don’t Have To Go Home, But You Can’t Stay Here: Vol. 2 JUNE 9TH – 7:30PM – Annex Theater – Capitol Hill – $10-$50 So Native folx and all our PoC fam, join us again for an exploration of our lived experiences––it will be hard, it will beautiful, it will be us. White people, we suppose you can come too.

Brainpower Chronicles: Mental Health Stories JUNE 21ST – 6PM – Hyatt Regency – Downtown – $25 An evening that focused on real people sharing their real stories of they or their loved ones living with mental illness. Join us for this special NAMI Convention storytelling event!

The Story Collider – Deeply Rooted June 25TH – 7:30PM – The Royal Room – Rainier Valley – $12-$15The Story Collider features five true, personal stories about science and this month we bring you five stories from people who have found themselves deeply rooted in the process of science and the environment.

COMEDY

Queer and POC Comedy Night at Pocket Theater June 7TH – 10PM – GREENWOOD – $10-14 Come laugh and celebrate the voices of queer people and people of color in this stand-up comedy showcase. Hosted by Travis Blalock Featuring Stephanie Nam, Aisha Farhoud, and Nekia Hampton Along with other up and coming comics!

Hannah Gadsby at Moore Theater JUNE 8TH – 7:30 – 10:30PM – WESTLAKE – $40 – 60 Hannah Gadsby has come to the world’s attention through her multi-award winning stand up show Nanette which played to sold out houses across Australia, London, Edinburgh, New York and Los Angeles before launching on Netflix in June and stopping the comedy world in its tracks.

FESTIVALS

Arts in Nature Festival 2019 JUNE 28TH – 30TH – 11AM – 6PM – WEST SEATTLE – FREE The 20th annual Arts in Nature Festival will feature live musical performances, interactive art installations, creative nature-based activities and a variety of art forms set in the lush 68-acre landscape of Camp Long. The theme for this year’s festival is “Harmony”.

Fremont Fair 2019 JUNE 22ND – JUNE 23RD – 10AM – FREMONT – FREE The Fremont Fair is taking over 6 city blocks during Solstice Weekend and ushering in summer with 2 stages of live music, 300+ craft vendors, beer gardens, art cars, a Dog Parade, and so much more! Find your way to the Center of the Universe!

Dragon Fest 2019 SATURDAY – JUNE 29TH – 11AM – 7PM – INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT Dragon Fest is focusing more on the community and the small businesses in Chinatown-International District. There will be food and craft booths, activities for kids, live entertainment,  and a $3 Food Walk!

LITERATURE

Open Script Read: A Live Table Read Event MONDAY – JUNE 3RD – 6:30PM – NORTHWEST FILM FORUM – FREE Local screenwriters and filmmakers may submit 10 pages of their original work in order to hear a live table read, with an ensemble of professional actors, and get feedback from both actors and other participants.