Awesome ethnic things to do for the week!

By Lalaine Ignao
February 22, 2018

Feb 22-25 Seattle Asian American Film Festival 2018

The 6th Annual Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF) is back with 76 films on its program to feature work by and about Asian Americans. SAAFF’s mission revolves the purpose of putting a spotlight on Asian American voices, perspectives and histories by screening independent films reflecting the Asian American community. Those interested in attending the viewings can watch at the Northwest Film Forum and the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience. For a full schedule of the festival and descriptions of each film, visit

Northwest Film Forum. 1515 12th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98122.

Feb 26 Dinner & A DJ Vol. 14: Noodle Gang presents Indonesia

Experience this one-of-a-kind dinner and show as we welcome back the Noodle Gang. The Noodle Gang marks Volume 14 of the Dinner and a DJ series and has been producing music since the age of the 14. To commemorate her family being from Indonesia, the dinner menu will be inspired by Indonesian cuisine and the merging of cultures, ingredients and techniques between it and Seattle. Items from the menu include gado gado, babi guling porchetta and pandan cake.

Ciudad. 6118 12th Ave S., Seattle, Washington 98108. 7-10pm.

Feb 27 MiXed Meeting

Grab the opportunity to get your creative work published with miXed through their podcast or their quarterly zine, Please Tell Me More About Myself. The theme for this winter’s magazine is Movement, Migration & Diaspora. Feel free to bring your submissions to a meeting or email them at Meeting dates will alternate between Monday and Tuesday evenings every week. miXed is a collective focusing on the experiences of multi-racial, multi-ethnic, trans-racially adopted folx, and those who experience non-binary identities.

Cafe Allegro. 4214 University Way NE (Located in the Alley), Seattle, Washington 98105.

Feb 28 Sip and Savor Soiree at Bethaday Community Learning Space

The BCLS is a hidden gem of an event venue nestled in a White Center park. Owned and operated by the nonprofit Technology Access Foundation, BCLS provides STEM education to underserved kids in White Center and beyond and moonlights as a hip and sustainable event space. The LEED certified building has rental space available for all types of events from weddings to board meetings. Proceed from the rental program go toward TAF’s programs. You are invited to this event to take a peek inside and learn more about this beautiful place!

Bethaday Community Learning Space. 605 SW 108th St, Seattle, Washington 98146. 5-8pm


Mar 1 23rd Annual Vigil: Finding Refuge in Each Other

In commemoration of Susana Remerata Blackwell and her unborn child, baby Kristine, as well as Susana’s friends Phoebe Dizon and Veronica Laureta being murdered by Susana’s husband in the King County Courthouse on March 2, 1995, join API Chaya for a reflective vigil. With this year’s theme, “Kapwa: Finding Refuge in Each Other,” the organization would like to remember all the lives lost to domestic violence. API Chaya is dedicated in creating a culture of safety and care, where survivors are believed and supported. Please email if you have any questions.

King County Courthouse. 516 Third Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98104. 4:30-6:30pm.