Filed under: Music | Tags: amsterdam, mindset, sam russell and the harborrats, seattle soundbite, The Maldives
The Seattle Chapter of the Washington Restaurant Association and Caffe Vita Coffee Roasting Company present the third annual Seattle Soundbite featuring “street-style” bites from 12 local restaurants and the jams of the three winning bands from the first online public vote. The evening’s menu also has a special headlining performance by Seattle country-rock musicians, The Maldives (whose members work at Fuel Coffee, Conor Byrne and Tango), with Shawn Stewart of 103.7 The Mountain as MC and DJ Darek Mazzone of KEXP keeping the party going between sets. This event will be Thursday, April 8, at the Showbox SoDo with doors at 6:00 pm. Proceeds benefit The Vera Project, ProStart and the WRA Seattle Chapter. This Seattle City of Music event is unique in that only Seattle musical groups with at least one member working in the foodservice industry were eligible to audition. The winning acts slated to perform include (restaurant affiliation noted in parentheses): Amsterdam (The Melting Pot); Velcro Mindset (Glendale Country Club); and Sam Russell and the Harborrats (TASTE Restaurant at SAM). For more information, follow the above link.
Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs
The CREATION Project showcase represents the breadth and excellence of local contemporary performing arts. The showcase is the culmination of this year-long new works and professional development program created by the Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas for Black performing artists based in King County. A local panel selected four participants representing a range of artistic performing arts disciplines. This year’s CREATION Project artists are writer/performer Amontaine Aurore, performance artist Okanomodé (a.k.a. SoulChilde), singer/multimedia artist Cristina Orbé, and poet/vocalist Storme Webber. Be sure to check out the CREATION Project artists performing on Thursday, April 1 at City Hall in a free noontime showcase presented CD Forum with Seattle Presents.
Brown Paper Tickets
W Seattle, in partnership with Washington Filmworks and Warren Etheridge of The Warren Report will bring composer John Ottman to town for an evening of dynamic conversation and movie outtakes from Ottman’s award-winning contributions both for musical scores and as an accomplished director and editor. Etheridge will lead Ottman in conversation about the craft and commerce of his career, primarily focusing on his work as a composer. Check out the above link for more details about this event.
Three Dollar Bill Cinema
Three Dollar Bill Cinema is looking for a part-time contract Sponsorship Manager. Three Dollar Bill Cinema enriches, strengthens, and connects diverse communities by producing the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Translations: The Seattle Transgender Film Festival, supporting LGBT filmmakers, and other film events. The main objective of the Sponsorship Manger is to maintain, grow, and manage the sponsorship program of Three Dollar Bill Cinema with an emphasis on securing sponsorship for The 15th Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. For more information about this position, follow the above link.
City of Seattle
The Environmental Justice Network in Action (EJNA) Program is a collaboration between Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) and the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program (LHWMP) in King County. EJNA’s aim is to build reciprocal relationships and partnerships with community-based organizations, nonprofits, government agencies, and community members to ensure that all rate payers have equitable access to programs and services. In 2010, EJNA is providing funds for culturally-appropriate multimedia approaches that promote equitable access and usage of LHWMP and SPU programs and services for Historically Underserved Communities (HUCs). For the purpose of this proposal, “HUCs” include people of color, immigrant and refugee, low-income, youth, seniors and disabled communities. Community-based organizations, neighborhood groups, schools, consultants, youth programs, faith-based organizations and artists are all encouraged to apply with appropriate fiscal sponsor partnerships if needed. Applicants must be located within King County. The deadline for project applications is Wednesday, March 31 at 5:00 pm. For more information or to apply, follow the above link.
Filed under: Film
Roosevelt High School grad, Hallock Beals, has pretty much made it. The heartthrob stars opposite teen sensation Miley Cyrus in “The Last Song,” a drama based on a Nicholas Sparks novel which opens in theaters Wednesday. It is Beals’ first leading role on the big screen and it is only fitting that the Seattleite heard he got the role while working at a Los Angeles Starbucks. Read what Beals has to say about Cyrus, how he feels about being a “stud” and what he misses about Seattle by following the above link.
The Capitol Hill Pride Festival 2010 on Broadway is a five block festival between E. John and Roy St. on Broadway celebrating diversity and community Pride and featuring three public stages and over 200 Booths and Vendors! The festival will take place Saturday June 26, 2010 from 10am-10pm. With live Entertainment, Music, Singing, Doggie Drag Costume Contest, and Face / Body Painting, the festival is expanding three more blocks North on Broadway and is now between E. John and Roy St. We are announcing an open call to all Artists and Entertainers. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2010. Follow the above link for more information.