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02 Nov 2011 19:55

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32nd Street Singers

The 32nd Street Singers are a new four-part harmony ensemble with passion and humor. Most of the group grew up in Columbia City, Seward Park and Mount Baker. They started singing together at Franklin High School in the late 60s. The group's repertoire includes spiritual classics, melodic English and French ballads, plus baby boomer favorites, including the music of James Taylor, the Mamas and the Papas and the Beatles.

This free concert, which is part of Harvest the Arts, is at 3pm on Sunday Nov 6 at the Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive

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Andaluz happy anniversary happy hour

Please help us celebrate seven years in Columbia City. Every Friday from 5pm to 8pm everything in the store is 20 percent off through Black Friday. Also enjoy complimentary champagne and snacks.

We'll also be hosting a tarot reader if you want to see what the holidays will bring you. This is an excellent chance to get some early Christmas shopping done, get a little discount and have some fun doing it.

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Arts Gumbo -- Encounter Ireland

On Saturday, November 12, Rainier Valley Cultural Center presents Encounter Ireland, the third event of our Arts Gumbo 2011 Series. Encounter Ireland runs from 5 – 9pm and features Celtic music group Ockham's Razor & Guests. Also on the bill are Sam Nicols, Irish Stepdancer; an instrumental music & dance workshop and Irish cuisine. Encounter Ireland takes place at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center (RVCC), 3515 S Alaska St in Columbia City.



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Forum: Socialist Feminism vs. Anarchism

A public forum featuring a discussion between Marxist journalist and organizer Andrea Bauer and anarchist and social justice activist Ariana Alcarez, who will explore the philosophical differences between these two schools of thought and political action.

Friday November 4, 7:30pm. New Freeway Hall, 5018 Rainier Ave S



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new music showcase, a benefit for Occupy Seattle, & bellydancing

We've got a busy week ahead of us at Columbia City Theater. For those of us on a budget (so, all of us) we've got two free shows for you this week: The Collective's Best of the New this Thursday and a sing-along with Hedwig and the Angry Inch this Saturday. And Friday we're standing with Occupy Seattle by hosting a Phil Ochs tribute night and a bookdrive to benefit their library.



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Seattle theater stars

Just in time to help struggling families for Thanksgiving, Columbia City Church of Hope is throwing a one-of-a-kind benefit concert you won't want to miss. This Friday, November 4 at 7pm at Columbia City Church of Hope, 3818 South Angeline St.

Fourteen of Seattle's brightest stars of the musical theatre are coming together for one night to sing their favorite songs from their favorite shows. Join these incredibly talented Broadway vets, Footlight Award winners and Gregory Award nominees, as they sing songs from Sondheim to Jason Robert Brown, Stephen Schwartz to Jonathan Larson, all in the name of a great cause.

We're working with three local food banks to prepare a list of the most needed items. Admission will be three food items from the list or a cash donation (suggested donation $25).

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Thanksgiving feast tribute to Native Americans

Enjoy a homemade dinner of either roast turkey or harvest-stuffed portabellas for vegans, and all the fixings. Thursday, November 24 at New Freeway Hall, 5018 Rainier Ave S. Doors open at 2pm, buffet served from 3 – 5pm.

Posters illustrating Native American struggles will be on display. Relax after dinner with games, movies and good conversation. Dinner donation $15 for adults, $7.50 for children under 12 (sliding scale and work exchanges available).

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ukulele group classes

The rains have arrived, the dark days are upon us, and you know what that means — it's ukulele time! A new 4 week session starts Nov 8th. Strum your bliss this fall and remember — uke lessons make a wonderful holiday gift!

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