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Archive for 'Arts and Culture'

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movie “Honor Totem” March 20

What can a person do when faced with injustice?  The John T. Williams Totem Pole project rose from the August 2010 fatal police shooting of Williams, a First Nations woodcarver.  The shooting, which was found to be unjustified by the Seattle Police Department, sparked an outcry that extended beyond the city of Seattle and the […]

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Neighborhood Matching Fund Supported – Fortune’s Bones, Sunday, February 22

Plan to attend this FREE musical presentation at the Paramount Theater.  The Neighborhood Matching Fund supported the production with a $25,000 award.  Click here for more information.

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11th Anniversary of 206 Zulu: Celebration of Hip Hop Culture Happens this Weekend

A community event funded in part by our Neighborhood Matching Fund Hip Hop legends and enthusiasts from around the country will gather in the Pacific Northwest, as 206 Zulu, Seattle’s Hip Hop and community non-profit organization, celebrates its 11th anniversary February 6-8, with an explosive three days of music, art, and dance. The festivities kick-off […]

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Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies Back for 2015

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies is back for another year due to popular demand! As always, free movie, free popcorn for all.  Doors open at 6:15 for neighbors to meet and chat. The next film will be “The Finland Phenomenon” on January 16 at the Garden House, 2336 15th Ave S.

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Seattle Celebrates Busking offers Free Holiday Entertainment

In celebration of the holidays and the 40 year anniversary of legal street performing in Seattle, the community group Seattle Busking Celebration! will host a series of free performances at 6th and Columbia from 11:30 to 2 p.m. beginning Friday, December 26 through Tuesday, December 30.  This performance series was funded in part by the […]

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Next Matching Fund Supported Beacon Hill Meaningful Movie “Nothing Like Chocolate” December 19

Nothing Like Chocolate is a film that brings together themes we explored in our season’s films; the environment, fair trade, fair wages, dignity of all work. Follow the efforts of a determined young man to produce slave free, locally sourced, organic, cooperatively produced bean to bar chocolate from a small solar powered factory on the […]

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Join us for the interactive “I Wish a Mother Would” on Sunday, November 23

On the afternoon of Sunday, November 23 from 3 to 7:30 p.m., join the interactive community art project, “I Wish a Mother Would,” as it explores dreams of a better world via oral histories, video, and photography. Installed as a site-specific performance in the historic house museum of the James & Janie Washington Foundation (1816 […]

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Join Bradner P-Patch for the Jerusalem Artichoke Harvest and Art Hanging Event

You are invited to Bradner Gardens P-Patch for the Jerusalem Artichoke Harvest and Art Hanging Event. It will be held this Saturday, November 8 at 11 a.m. The Jerusalem Artichoke project is about making community crops more accessible by connecting community to recipes with art. The artist-initiator of the project is Isobel Davis who also […]

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This Month’s Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies – It’s Free and so is the Popcorn!

Beacon Arts presents November’s Meaningful Movie, “Princess Angeline.” It will show on Friday, November 21 at 7:00 p.m. at The Garden House at 2336 15th Ave S (across from the Shell station). “Princess Angeline” is a film which tells the history of the Duwamish Tribe, Seattle’s first people. It uses the life of the daughter of […]

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Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies Presents “A Sea Change”

A Sea Change is a film about the changes in our oceans and what it means for our future. Told by a curious grandfather with the help of an even more curious grandson, this documentary gives one pause.  Filmed in Norway, Seattle and California with scientists from the UW and NOAA weighing in, we are […]

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