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20 Jul 2011 15:37

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Art Walk, Afrodesiac and Lossapalooza

While the rest of the city Block Parties, we've got a full weekend at Columbia City Theater with the art walk, erotic poetry and Lossapalooza.

  • July 21 — Columbia City Artwalk, featuring: Adam Hunter Quartet, Gravity, and the Farko Collective — 8pm / $5
  • July 22 — Afrodesiac Presents: A Night of Erotic Poetry and 1 year Anniversary Party — 9pm
  • July 23 — Loosapalooza w/ Elk & Boar, Anzanga, Gumshen, Steady Skies — 8pm / $8



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Columbia City ArtWalk, Bohemian Backstreets

Next Thursday, July 21st, Community Arts Create will be hosting Columbia City's 3rd summer ArtWalk. Bohemian Backstreets is an artwalk like no other, celebrating the arts of all varieties, from visual art and music, to puppets and culinary demonstrations. Take a walk around the neighborhood, visiting neighborhood shops and restaurants where artists have hung their work. Participate in public art projects.

New to the ArtWalk this month, Art After-Hours! Live Art and Music at the Columbia City Theater after the ArtWalk starting at 8pm. Don't miss it!

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Columbia City Chow Down

July 26, 2011 from 5-9 p.m.
Fundraiser for the Rainier Valley Food Bank
Experience small bites to eat at 13 participating restaurants in the Columbia City neighborhood in one night of foodie fun!

Participating restaurants for tastes: La Medusa, El Pilón (Puerto Rican), Island Soul Caribbean, Jones BBQ, Tutta Bella, Verve Wine Bar and Bistro, Full Tilt Ice Cream, St. Dames, Wabi Sabi, Banadir, Empire Espresso, Geraldine's Counter, Chelsea Deli.

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Mudede's take on Columbia City

The Stranger's Charles Mudede has moved to Columbia City, and he wrote this feature in last week's edition.

Two other impressive things about this little death. One, it happened right next to a mural that celebrates the diversity of Columbia City. The mural has everybody in it: a mariachi band, a jazz trumpeter, a deranged Arab, a white man holding a raccoon, a blond woman holding flowers, a melancholy East Indian woman, a Filipino woman who is laughing wickedly, a dragon, and, above this confusion of races, Chief Seattle trying his best to embrace it all with open arms. When the white man came to the land of his ancestors, the chief had no idea he was bringing with him the whole fucking world.

The rest of his piece is here.



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self-massage techniques class

Join us to learn the basics of self-massage. Increase flexibility, reduce muscle pain by learning how to use foam rollers and other simple tools for self-massage.

Taught by massage therapist Stephanie Levine, and Jessica Breznau, personal trainer/founder of Southside Booty Camp.

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town hall with Mayor McGinn

Town Hall with Mayor McGinn Saturday July 23rd, 11:45 am.

Mayor McGinn is visiting neighborhoods to learn what issues matter to residents. His walking tour may include Combined Sewer Overflow Project sites, our business districts, the parks, and will end at the Clubhouse at
around 11:45 when he will hold a town hall meeting to answer your questions.

The Lakewood Seward Park Community Club is located at 4916 S Angeline (corner of S Angeline and 50th Ave S).

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Workshop: fearless home fix-up for beginners

Taught by three experienced and patient craftswomen

In this fun, hands-on workshop you'll come away with a better understanding of how your home works, the confidence to repair many common problems and the skills to tackle a multitude of projects. Absolutely no experience necessary!

Saturday, July 23rd, 11am - 3pm
New Freeway Hall, 5018 Rainier Ave S

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