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Jul 05

A doctor’s eye-opening journey into the Flint water crisis

Mona Hanna-Attisha will appear at 7 p.m. Monday, July 9, at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave. S., Seattle, free; 206-624-6600, elliottbaybook.com

    A doctor's eye-opening journey into the Flint water crisis
    Mona Hanna-Attisha's account of the disaster reads both as a detective story and as an exposé of government corruption in her book "What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance and Hope in an American City."
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jun 28

Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for July 2018

7 p.m. Monday, July 9, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave. S., Seattle; free; 206-624-6600, elliottbaybook.com

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7 p.m. free recitals and 8 p.m. paid-admission concerts, July 2-28 (mostly Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays); Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; $16-$52, 206-283-8710; www.seattlechambermusic.org. 

3 p.m. Sunday, July 1, University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., Seattle; free; 800-335-7323, ubookstore.com.

7 p.m. Monday, July 9, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; free; 206-624-6600, elliottbaybook.com

1 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, Ravenna Third Place Books, 6504 20th Ave N.E., Seattle; $45 (includes lunch and copy of book); 206-525-2347, thirdplacebooks.com. Also: 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park; free; 206-366-3333, thirdplacebooks.com.

7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, Third Place Books in Seward Park, 5041 Wilson Ave. S., Seattle; free; 206-474-2200, thirdplacebooks.com

Strictly Outside: July 14, Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle; free. Strictly Seattle: July 17-28; Velocity Dance Center at Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway, Seattle; $15-$50; 206-325-8773, velocitydancecenter.org.

8 p.m. Monday, July 2, WaMu Theater, 800 Occidental Ave., Seattle; $32, 206-3817848, centurylinkfield.com

8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 8, Neptune Theatre, 1303 N.E. 45th St., Seattle; 206-682-1414, stgpresents.org

Noon-10 p.m., Saturday, July 14, Judkins Park, 2150 S. Norman St., Seattle; free, tuf-seattle.com

6 p.m. Sunday, July 22, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; sold out, 206-584-2500, zoo.org

July 12-29; Café Nordo, 109 S. Main St., Seattle; $75 (includes four-course Korean dinner, venue 21+), 206-209-2002, cafenordo.com.

Through Sept. 30; Can Can Culinary Cabaret, 94 Pike St., Seattle; $35-$95, 206-652-0832, thecancan.com.

Through Feb. 10; Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington (at 15th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 41st Street), Seattle; $6-$10; 206-543-2280, henryart.org.

July 5-Aug. 2; Gallery 4Culture, 101 Prefontaine Place S., Seattle; free; 206-296-7580, 4culture.org.

    Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for July 2018
    From "Ant-Man and the Wasp" to "Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore," our Seattle Times arts writers dish on next month's most buzzworthy arts and entertainment events.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jun 22

Jun 21

Shuko Hara dies at 103

...top honors. In 1933, she married pharmacist James Hara. They operated Hara Drug Co. at 14th and Yesler until their forced internment in 1942. The family returned in 1955 and settled in Northeast...

    Shuko Hara dies at 103
    By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The mother of former King County Assessor Lloyd Hara, Shuko Hara, a former Seattleite, died in Hockessin, Del. on June 10. She was 103 years old. Born January 31, 1915 in Spokane, Wash. to Mantaro and Hide Yoshihara, Shuko grew up in Montana and graduated from the University of Washington (UW) with top honors.
    http://nwasianweekly.com

Jun 15

Durkan’s Legislation To Increase Bridge Housing And Shelter Capacity Passes City Council Committee

*   Opening 54 tiny homes in South Lake Union and 30 new tiny homes at 18th and Yesler following community engagement and site approval. These tiny homes would serve approximately 103 people.

    Durkan's Legislation To Increase Bridge Housing And Shelter Capacity Passes City Council Committee - The Seattle Medium
    Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan's legislation to increase the number of bridge housing and shelter units in 90 days by 25% to serve nearly 525 additional people every night passed unanimously out of the Finance and Neighborhoods Committee, which is chaired by Councilmember Sally Bagshaw.
    http://seattlemedium.com

Jun 14

Mayor proposes to increase Seattle shelter capacity by 25 percent

Durkan’s proposal also makes official the city’s plans for 54 tiny homes in South Lake Union and 30 tiny homes at 18th and Yesler (after the city completes community outreach). The city expects the two tiny home villages to serve 103 people at a time.

    Mayor proposes to increase Seattle shelter capacity by 25 percent
    Mayor Jenny Durkan aims to expand Seattle shelter services by 25 percent, which will include inviting 120 more homeless people to the shelter at city hall. RELATED: Seattle considers South Lake Union for next tiny home village Durkan's plan to expand shelter units passed out of the council's Finance and Neighborhoods Committee Wednesday afternoon.
    http://mynorthwest.com

Jun 13

“Marching In Gucci: Memoirs Of A Well-Dressed Black AIDS Activist” To Debut At Langston During Pride Weekend

Marching in Gucci: Memoirs of a Well-Dressed Black AIDS Activist will have four performances over Pride Weekend (Thurs., June 21 – Sat. June 23) at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute – 104 17th Ave S, Seattle WA 98144.

    "Marching In Gucci: Memoirs Of A Well-Dressed Black AIDS Activist" To Debut At Langston During Pride Weekend - The Seattle Medium
    Set in NYC during the height of the AIDS Crisis, "Marching in Gucci: Memoirs of a Well-Dressed Black AIDS Activist" is a Multimedia Solo Performance by Seattle artist Chad Goller-Sojourner that explores the paradoxical and precarious relationship between fighting AIDS while simultaneously engaging in self-harming behaviors.
    http://seattlemedium.com

Jun 13

Some Seattle residents speak out against new tiny-house village for homeless

SEATTLE -- This lot at 18th and Yesler in Seattle’s International District will soon have 38 tiny houses with 24-hour security.

    Some Seattle residents speak out against new tiny-house village for homeless
    SEATTLE -- This lot at 18th and Yesler in Seattle's International District will soon have 38 tiny houses with 24-hour security. It will shelter homeless families, students, veterans, singles and seniors who will be allowed to have pets. But this tiny-house village is sparking outrage from neighbors like Rebecca Somekhain, who has lived here for three years.
    http://q13fox.com

Jun 13

New Seattle tiny-home organizers promise ‘no drugs, no alcohol’ after neighbors express concern

SEATTLE --  Some community members are concerned what a new tiny home village off of Yesler Way and 18th Avenue will mean for their neighborhoods.

    New Seattle tiny-home organizers promise 'no drugs, no alcohol' after neighbors express concern
    SEATTLE -- Some community members are concerned what a new tiny home village off of Yesler Way and 18th Avenue will mean for their neighborhoods. Tuesday, community leaders held a meeting to discuss plans for a tiny home village. The village will hold 38 8x12 heated homes.
    http://q13fox.com

Jun 12

May 31

Court of Appeals upholds permit for King County’s controversial new youth jail

...the county address. This past month, several protesters were arrested after chaining themselves together at 14th Avenue and East Remington Court in an attempt to prevent laborers from continuing work on the new center...

    Court of Appeals upholds permit for King County's controversial new youth jail
    End the Prison Industrial Complex challenged the city of Seattle's decision to issue a master-use permit to King County for construction of the new Children and Family Justice Center. The state Court of Appeals has ruled in the county's favor.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

May 30

Seattle mayor releases plan to increase and maintain shelter beds

...go toward tiny house villages at Eighth and Roy (54 homes for 65 people) and 18th and Yesler (30 homes for 38 people), 120 shelter beds at City Hall staffed by Salvation Army...

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Other funds will go toward tiny house villages at Eighth and Roy (54 homes for 65 people) and 18th and Yesler (30 homes for 38 people), 120...

    Seattle mayor releases plan to increase and maintain shelter beds
    Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has released a plan to use part of the proceeds from the sale of a city property to increase the city's shelter capacity. The plan is part of Durkan's "Building a Bridge to Housing for All" proposal, originally floated in January and passed by City Council in February.
    https://seattle.curbed.com

May 30

Mayor announces plans to fight homelessness in Ballard press conference

...capacity to existing shelters as well as open two more tiny house camps: one at 18th and Yesler and another in South Lake Union, most likely at 8th and Aloha. The Whittier Heights...

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...camps: one at 18th and Yesler and another in South Lake Union, most likely at 8th and Aloha. The Whittier Heights Village for Women on 15th Ave. NW near 80th St. will open...

...Lake Union, most likely at 8th and Aloha. The Whittier Heights Village for Women on 15th Ave. NW near 80th St. will open soon with room for 19 homeless women. The city will also offer temporary...

    Mayor announces plans to fight homelessness in Ballard press conference
    In a media event at the new Whittier Heights Village for Women, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced a short-term plan to get more homeless people off the street. The plans aims to increase the number of shelter units in the next 90 days by 25% to serve an additional 522 people every night.
    http://www.myballard.com

May 30

Durkan plans to boost homeless shelter beds in Seattle

New shelters would be cited at the Haddon Hall building on Third Avenue in downtown Seattle, at a new tiny-house village at 18th Avenue and East Yesler Way and other locations, pending City Council approval.

    Durkan plans to boost homeless shelter beds in Seattle
    Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan proposes new and expanded shelters with a one-time sale of city-owned land. Share story Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan is planning a "surge" in new shelter capacity for the homelessness crisis with the proceeds of a pending sale of city-owned property in South Lake Union.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

May 30

Seattle unveils plan to get 500+ homeless people off the streets in 90 days

The proposal to create 54 tiny homes in South Lake Union and 30 new tiny homes at 18th and Yesler would need to go through community outreach and engagement.

    Seattle unveils plan to get 500+ homeless people off the streets in 90 days
    Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan will join "Q13 News This Morning" at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday to discuss her new proposal and the ongoing effort to address homelessness region wide. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on Wednesday will announce a strategy to bring more than 500 homeless people in off the streets over the next 90 days.
    http://q13fox.com

May 27

May 25

Low Income Housing Institute partners with Vulcan Inc. to build 30 tiny houses for Seattle's homeless

...the 30 tiny homes will be moved to a new tiny house village site at 1714 E. Yesler Way, Seattle. The Yesler Tiny House Village is LIHI's ninth tiny house village and will...

    SGN - Seattle Gay News - Page 5 - Low Income Housing Institute partners with Vulcan Inc. to build 30 tiny houses for Seattle's homeless - Friday, May 25, 2018 - Volume 46 Issue 21
    More than 400 employees volunteer in the region's largest ever single-day tiny home build The Low Income Housi
    http://www.sgn.org

May 25

Say Yes to Tiny House Villages

The proposed project is a 38-unit Tiny House Village at 1714 E. Yesler Way. It is under the sponsorship of New Hope Missionary Baptist and Truevine of Holiness Missionary...

Come to the next information session: June 12th, 7-8:30pm at Ernestine Anderson Place, 2010 S. Jackson.

    Say Yes to Tiny House Villages " The Urbanist
    On May 22nd I attended an information meeting at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church about the Tiny House Village that is being erected by around the corner from my Central District home.
    https://www.theurbanist.org

May 25

Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for June 2018

7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, Langston Hughes Performing Art Institute, 104 17th Ave. S., Seattle; free,  206-624-6600, elliottbaybook.com

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7 p.m. Friday, June 1, University Temple United Methodist Church, 1415 N.E. 43rd St., Seattle; $18.99 (includes book and two admissions), 800-838-3006, brownpapertickets.com

7 p.m. Monday, June 11, University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., Seattle; free, 800-335-7323, ubookstore.com

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, The Summit Event Space, 420 E Pike St, Seattle; $5, 206-652-4255, townhallseattle.org

7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, Third Place Books at Ravenna, 6504 20th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free,  206-525-2347, thirdplacebooks.com

7 p.m. Friday, June 29, Third Place Books at Seward Park, 5041 Wilson Ave. S., Seattle; $15.99 (advance purchase of book required for ticket), 206-474-2200, thirdplacebooks.com

8 p.m. June 2, 7, and 9; 2 p.m. June 3 and 10; running time is 80 minutes without intermission. Seattle Opera Studios, 200 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $45, seattleopera.org

8 p.m. Friday, June 8, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 4805 NE 45th St., Seattle; 8 p.m. Saturday, June 9, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 4210 SW Genesee St...

...4805 NE 45th St., Seattle; 8 p.m. Saturday, June 9, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 4210 SW Genesee St., Seattle; 7 p.m. Sunday, June 10, Christ Episcopal Church, 310 North K St., Tacoma...

8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, Showbox SoDo, 1700 1st Ave. S., Seattle; $28-$30, 206-652-0444, showboxpresents.com

7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 20, The Triple Door, 216 Union St., Seattle; $22-$30, 206-838-4333, thetripledoor.net

June 7-30, Davidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; free, 206-624-7684, davidsongalleries.com

June 7-July 26, Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Ave. S., Seattle; free, 206-624-0770, gregkucera.com

    Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for June 2018
    From Janelle Monáe to "Incredibles 2," our Seattle Times arts writers dish on next month's most buzzworthy arts and entertainment events. Share story Just cuz the sun's out - and festival season is upon us - doesn't mean there aren't plenty of great indoor arts-and-entertainment activities happening too.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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