Current Exhibits

Black History Month Celebration
Saturday, February 13, 2016, 11:00am - 04:30pm

Get immersed in Seattle Hip-Hop culture and history through special film screenings, performances, and music. Participate in a community panel discussion continuing the Town Hall Seattle conversation on Black Lives Matter in Hip-Hop.

$7 special admission pricing all day

Schedule of events:

  • 12 pm: Performance by Larry Hawkins (formerly SK)
  • 12:30 pm -2:30 pm: Black Lives Matter in Hip-Hop, Continuing the Conversation
    During a January Town Hall event, local activists and artists discussed the gentrification of Seattle Hip-Hop and its effects and the Black Lives Matter Movement in Seattle. February’s discussion will further explore those topics, as well as the connection between this current movement and the Black Power and Civil Rights movements of the past. This conversation will be continued at the Black History Month Celebration; dialogue will be moderated by K. Wyking Garrett and features panelists Nikkita Oliver, Jace Ecaj of Black Stax, Renaissance the Poet, Amir Islam, and Elmer Dixon.
  • 1 pm - 4 pm: Check out DJ Roc Phizzle spinning Hip-Hop in the Walker Gallery for January's Saturday Spin
  • 2:45 pm: Honor 20 years of The Coolout Network and 12 years of 206 Zulu during this screening of 206 Zulu with special remarks by Georgio Brown
  • 3:45 pm: Performance by Porter Ray

Pick up a FREE copy of Fantagraphics Hip Hop Family Tree!

Presented in partnership with 50 Next: Seattle Hip-Hop Worldwide

Image: Detail of graffiti mural created for The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop by SPECSWIZARD.


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