Awesome ethnic things to do for the week!
By Lalaine Ignao
March 15, 2018
Mar 16 – 18 Seattle Coffee Crawl
Explore some of Seattle’s finest coffee houses, from the beginning of it all to the new brick and mortar cafes. Walk around the city and learn about each cafe’s coffee philosophy, history and impact on the local coffee scene. Try new caffeine and discuss topics revolving around all things coffee, including the discovery of it, different ways to process beans and more. Compare and share your favorites while enjoying beautiful viewpoints, historical districts and tasty food tastings on the side. This will be a two and a half hour coffee tour around the city that will leave you wanting more.
Hammering Man, Seattle Art Museum. 1300 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101. 10am-12:30pm. $35 per person.
Powerful Voices is hosting A Wrinkle in Time movie screening to raise money for girls of color. This fundraiser is to support the mission and work of Powerful Voices, an organization that creates safe spaces for girls of color to take charge of their power as leaders to express themselves and work against injustices present in their lives. The film screening will give people the opportunity to re/frame a childhood story from a different perspective and look to a new future. After the film, the organization will hold a discussion to reflect on what girlhood would look like if people envision girls of color as warriors for change.
Powerful Voices. 1620 18th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98122. 11:30am-2:30pm. $0-$40 per person.
Mar 18 Anne Frank: Let Me Be Myself
Experience the story of Anne Frank from the time she was born in 1929 to the time of her death in 1945. The exhibition “Let Me Be Myself – The Life Story of Anne Frank” contains images and texts about the world around Anne Frank, from the rise of Hitler to Jews becoming persecuted and World War II. Part of the exhibition is dedicated to the stories of today’s young generation. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn how they perceive themselves and how people look at them as well to understand the role of prejudice and how it leads to exclusion and discrimination.
Holocaust Center for Humanity. 2045 Second Ave, Seattle, Washington 98121. 10am-4pm. Free.
Participate in the premiere screening of Are We Listening?, a mini-documentary that features the stories of Syrian refugees seven years after the beginning of the Syrian Civil War. After the screening, there will be a conversation led by One Day’s Wages and the filmmakers revolving around active listening and ethical storytelling. Learn how you can join them in standing with refugees. The first 50 people to RSVP will be guaranteed a seat for the screening.
Treefort. 2026 Northwest Market Street, Seattle, Washington 98107. 7:00-8:30pm. $5 suggested donation.
Mar 21 A taste of Northern Thailand
Try a new experience and join Chef Srisuda to learn how to cook a Thai meal! During this evening cooking class, learn about Thai herbs and spices while getting hands-on to create your own rice powder and cook sticky rice with a traditional bamboo steamer. After enjoying a welcome cocktail made by the co-founder, learn how to make Miang Kham, Laab Gai and Sticky Rice. Finish the night by indulging yourself in a delicious dinner and continue immersing yourself in Thai culture knowledge.
999 3rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98104. 6:30-9:00pm. $45 per person.
Get all dressed up in your best cocktail attire for a night a fashion, music and art. Experience a fashion show inspired by the Greek goddess Artemis, as well as inspiration from the designer’s memories of living abroad. Virginia, the artist, designer and owner behind Feathers of Artemis, draws inspiration from multiple time periods and cultures in her pieces. Doors open at 7pm.
Studio Seven. 110 S Horton St, Seattle, Washington 98134. 8:30-11:30pm. $22 per person.