Your list of fun and exciting ethnic events for this upcoming week!
By Ethnic Seattle
April 5, 2018
April 7, 14, 21, 28 My Favorite Things Tours with Hella Black Hella Seattle
The folkx over at Hella Black Hella Seattle curated a roster of artists to lead Figuring History tours at the Seattle Art Museum! Mark your calendars for a series tours lead by their favorite creatives and community leaders. Figuring History: Robert Colescott, Kerry James Marshall, Mickalene Thomas brings together three generations of contemporary American artists, whose work challenges a Western painting tradition that underrepresents people of color.
Seattle Art Museum. 1300 1st Avenue. Tickets required.
Bilal is an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer who currently lives in New York City. Bilal is noted for his wide vocal range, his work across multiple genres, and his live performances. He has been well received, both nationally and internationally, with an extensive list of collaborations including Kendrick Lamar, Common, Erykah Badu, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, and many more.
Nectar Lounge. 412 North 36th Street. $20-25.
April 10 Renegat Wine and Verity Wine Tasting
Walden Selections and Vita Uva as we welcome Patrick Cappiello and Chris Desor, the minds behind the very popular brand: Forty Ounces. Patrick and Chris are partners in a wine import business called Renegat Wines and we will be showcasing not only the entire lineup of Forty Ounce but also some selections from Chateau Maris, a winery made entirely of hemp. Chateau Maris is also considered one of the five most environmentally friendly wineries in the world.
Vita Uva. 1240 S Jackson Street. Free.
April 11 Poems from a Marshallese Daughter
The Pacific Islander community at the University of Washington is bringing renowned Marshallese poet, spoken word artist, and activist, Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner to town in an effort to learn and understand the impacts of climate change and nuclear testing. Kathy will do a poetry reading, talk, and engage with the audience in dialogue around nuclear testing and climate change.
UW “wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ” Intellectual House. 4249 Whitman Court, UW-Seattle. Free.
April 12 Hannibal Burress
If you don’t already know, Hannibal Buress is a wildly popular comedian, writer and actor who is a favorite of fans and critics on big and small screens alike. His shows are known to always be wild and fun. Don’t miss him while he’s in town!
Laughs Comedy Club. 5220 Roosevelt Way NE. Tickets required.