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Jan 2016

Re:definition Gallery Launch Event

Jan 29 2016, 6:30 pm9:00 pm
Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine Street
Seattle , WA 98101 United States
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Re:definition is a new project in the Paramount Theatre’s lobby bar which aims to redefine the historic space in the form of an art gallery for local visual artists, with rotating exhibits occurring throughout the year. In 2016, STG will be showcasing three visual art exhibits featuring black artists and their work in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Image via stgpresents.org

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Feb 2016

Tariqa Waters: 100%KANEKALON

Feb 1 2016May 3 2016
Martyr Sauce, 122 S. Washington Street
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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The Pioneer Square gallery Martyr Sauce presents 100%KANEKALON by gallery owner and artist Tariqa Waters. Water's new work focuses on the untold stories of the marginalized matriarch. Image by Miguel Edwards via City Arts.

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Fabrice Monteiro: Maroons

Feb 4 2016, 8:00 am5:00 pm
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Daily until Mar 12 2016,
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MARIANE IBRAHIM GALLERY, 608 Second Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Presented by the MARIANE IBRAHIM GALLERY, Maroons remembers the weight of history and its consequences; and understanding why freedom has always been so precious and fraught. Fabrice Monteiro's Maroons, is a sobering visual expression from a group of people whose stories are still hidden deep within the standard accepted narratives about the transatlantic slave trade. It is at once an exploration of the consequences of freedom and the literal and figurative ties that bind us from the past, through and towards…

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A New Republic: Opening Celebration

Feb 11 2016, 5:30 pm10:00 pm
Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Experience the brand-new exhibition, Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic during a celebration featuring music, performance, and art making. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Image: Shantavia Beale II, 2012, Kehinde Wiley, American, b. 1977, oil on canvas, 60 x 48 in., Collection of Ana and Lenny Gravier. Courtesy Sean Kelly, New York, © Kehinde Wiley, Photo: Jason Wyche.

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Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic Public Tours

Feb 17 2016
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Daily until May 8 2016
Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Juxtaposing grand European portraiture traditions with depictions of young men and women of color, Kehinde Wiley explores the relationship between Western imagery of power and the individual’s sense of empowerment in contemporary society. Dive into these vibrant, multilayered portraits in this docent-led tour of Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic. One-hour tours are offered daily—during museum hours—at 1:15 pm and 2:15 pm. Please meet at the entrance to the special exhibition galleries on the fourth floor. Free with museum admission Photo: Catherine Anstett.

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Purple Rain at EMP

Feb 19 2016, 7:00 pm10:00 pm
EMP Museum, 325 5th Avenue N
Seattle , WA 98109 United States
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Campout Cinema hosts a screening of the 1984 rock musical Purple Rain. At Campout Cinema, EMP invites you to get comfy and relax under LED stars on blankets, pillows, cushions, and sleeping bags from home (no chairs, please). With themed drinks and photo ops before the screening and during intermission—as well as trivia, giveaways, and other surprises—every Campout Cinema event offers a uniquely themed movie-going experience. Image via Campout Cinema.

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Lime Kiln Field Day – Silent Movie

Feb 22 2016, 7:00 pm10:00 pm
Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine Street
Seattle , WA 98101 United States
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Honoring the legacy of dynamic and influential artists who shaped American traditions, STG presents Lime Kiln Field Day, an assemblage of silent film from the Museum of Metropolitan Art collection featuring the first black superstar, Bert Williams. Image: Cast and Crew of Lime Kiln Field Day, 1913.

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Through The Eyes of Art: Black History Month Kickoff

Feb 26 2016, 7:00 pm11:00 pm
EMP Museum, 325 5th Avenue N
Seattle , WA 98109 United States
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Presented by the Brandkings and EMP Museum, Through the Eyes of Art is the city’s premier Black History Month celebration. Now in its third year, the event will take an artistic look at the topic of Black Love featuring an opening convocation by Seattle poet laureate Leija Farr, live performances from Draze and more, presentation of the Servant of the People Award honoring gospel singer Pat Wright and Gregg Alex (Matt Talbot Center), and an art show from some of…

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