We’ve compiled 5 events happening for Black professionals in Seattle this week. Don’t see your event listed? Contact us today!

  1. Taste of Washington

March 23-26, 2017

Each spring, thousands of wine and food-lovers gather in Seattle for Taste Washington, the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event. Taste Washington brings together over 225 wineries, 70 restaurants and 60 culinary exhibitors from across the region for the ultimate four-day experience.

 

2. An Evening with Misty Copeland

Friday, March 24 at 7:30 PM – 9 PM

NOTE: This lecture has reached capacity. As a courtesy, the Graduate School will offer standby seating on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6:45 pm in the Meany Center for the Performing Arts. If you are registered for this lecture, please plan on arriving by 7:15 pm to claim your seats. Any seats not taken by that time will be offered to our guests in the standby line.
In 2015, Misty Copeland became the first African American female principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre’s 75-year history. Hear from this artist, author, entrepreneur and humanitarian about how she broke barriers and her work to inspire young people everywhere.

 

  1. 16th Annual More Music @ The Moore

Friday, March 24, Doors at 6:30 pm, Show at 7:30 pm

The 16th annual MORE MUSIC @ THE MOORE features exceptional young musicians mixing up diverse music styles. The performance celebrates the rich musical talent of youth in our community and provides musicians, regardless of what style they play, the opportunity to make music together. This program provides young artists training and rehearsal time with professional musicians, production and promotional support, and the opportunity to perform live at The Moore Theatre.

STG is thrilled to announce Grammy Award-winning musician and record producer Robert Glasper as Music Director for the 16th annual More Music @ The Moore. As Music Director, Mr. Glasper will spend a week working with local musicians ages 14-21 to provide mentorship and assist them with further developing their music performance skills. At the end of the week, Mr. Glasper will join the participants in two live performances, a student matinee and public performance, at The Moore Theatre on March 24, 2017.

 

  1. Arcade Lights

Fri, March 24 at 6:30 pm

Party at the most iconic Seattle location that isn’t a World’s Fair UFO on a stick: the wonderful Pike Place Market, which will be nigh-bursting with local delicacy-producers and alcoholic drinks. Prepare for crowds: last year, over a thousand people came for the high-class noshes and gorgeous view. Your ticket will provide you with unlimited food and five alcoholic drink tickets, but premium-ticket buyers will enter a half hour earlier (general admission begins at 7 p.m.). Extra-extravagant diners will want to spring for the VIP ticket, which entitles you to a private lounge from 6 p.m. on. Everybody takes home a 5-ounce glass as a memento. The vendors that have signed on so far include Bavarian Meats, Fauxmage, Hot Lips Pizza, Pike Place Chowder, Jonboy Caramels, Theo Chocolate, Fremont Brewing, Copperworks Distilling, and oh geez so many more but we are too hungry to go on. For ages 21 and up.

 

  1. Aftermash: Local Artists on African American Experience

Mon-Fri. Through April 21

Shoreline City Hall will host a multimedia exhibit (portraiture, conceptual installation art, photography, painting, video, and sculpture) that will explore “a wide range of African American experience” through the work of Yadesa Bojia, Vincent Keele, Christen Mattix, Fiona McCargo, Kemba Opio, Brandon Roach, and Woron Ta Tele.

 

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