Awesome events to support minority-owned businesses, organizations, and communities.

By Lalaine Ignao
November 9, 2017

Nov 10: Bento Pop-Up at Pike Place Market

Treat yourself to an autumn bento box this weekend at Kozmo Kitchen! Offering you an authentic Japanese home cooking experience, enjoy a variety of dishes made from scratch along with seasonal ingredients including kabocha squash to celebrate the harvesting season. Kozmo Kitchen will accept both pre-orders and on-site purchase.

Atrium Kitchen at Pike Place Market. 1433 1st Ave, Seattle, Washington 98101. 11:30am-1:30pm.


Nov 11: Old Indian Tales

Grab a blanket to cozy up in as Roger Fernandes and Chris Teuton share Native American stories. Experience a spectacular storytelling opportunity from the University of Washington’s professors and have some fun with a fog machine at the Intellectual House.

Intellectual House. 4249 Whitman Ct, Seattle, WA 98105. 4-7pm.


Nov 12: Bunka no Hi

Experience JCCCW’s annual cultural event that celebrates both Japanese and Japanese American culture and heritage. Learn more by visiting booths and informational displays from various vendors and nonprofit organizations throughout the event. Filled with performances, cultural demonstrations, games and other activities, Bunka no Hi has something for the whole family!

JCCCW. 1414 S Weller St, Seattle, Washington 98144. 11am-4pm. Free.


Nov 14: Ibeyi

Wind down on a Tuesday evening to Ilbeyi, a French-Cuban musical duo. The twin sisters create music with elements of Yoruba, French and Afro-Cuban, infusing jazz with beats and traditional instruments.

Neptune. 1303 NE 45th St, Seattle, Washington 98105. 8pm-12am. $25 without additional fees.


Nov 16: Islam 101

Take some time out to learn about Islam and the many aspects that form the substance of a rich culture, traditions, and a way of life. Scholar David Fenner creates an open atmosphere and encourages free dialogue specifically to promote greater understanding of Islam, its history and its place in the modern world.

The Literacy Source. 3200 NE 125th St, Seattle, Washington 98125. 7-8:30pm. Free.