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This Saturday rain or shine!
The South Seattle Emerald in partnership with Rainier Avenue Radio bring you — T’Challaween!
The event will feature a 3/4-mile, *socially distant, *COVID-safe costume parade along the Beacon Hill Greenway. Paraders will travel north to south from around S. College St to S. Hanford St along 18th Ave S.
"No-touch" candy tossers will be stationed along the route!
Rainier Avenue Radio will livestream the event for those who can't attend in person.
WATCH: @RainierAvenueRadio.World app or Facebook
LISTEN: www.rainieravenueradio.world, TuneIn, or smart speaker
Professional photographers Susan Fried and Carolyn Bick — of the Emerald — will take pictures of paraders! (Find yourself and download your pics from our Facebook page!)
Last but not least, there will be a costume contest and give out awards post-event for — Best Costume Overall, Best Family/Group Costume, Best Pet Costume, and Best Black Panther Tribute (Individual & Group!)
Dia de los Muertos
This year marks the sixteenth annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration at El Centro de la Raza. Beacon Arts is honored to participate once again by creating an ofrenda, or altar, to remember a local artist who has passed away.
This year’s theme is: Live! Mask up! Stand Up & Speak Up! / Vive! ¡Usa tu Mascara! Levántate y Alza tu voz! As a COVID conscious event it will be online November 2nd at 5:30 and will have an outside ofenda for those who have passed from covid by the garden on the westside. We are very pleased that our volunteer artists, Doug Reed and Ashlee Staub, have chosen to honor the Life and Art of John T. Williams, First Nations wood carver, killed by police violence ten years ago.
Please call 206-957-4621 for more information and to make arrangements to view the celebration in person on Monday November 2nd through November 18th, or view them virtually by going to www.elcentrodelaraza.org or on FB https://fb.me/e/5FNZykVQo.
Viva the beloved community!
Beacon Arts is committed to keeping the arts community going during this difficult time. If you have an online class/concert/performance you want to share with our neighbors, please email us and it will be added to the calendar below.
Beacon Arts Guild
Beacon Arts is also inviting all artists, musicians, performers, and artist teachers to apply for our online Guild. The goal is to raise visibility of our local talent. It's free to join, check out the page for more information and online application.
The first half of the application is a survey is to guide Beacon Arts on what kind of services you need to grow and prosper, even if you are not interested in being listed on the website we would appreciate your feedback. With the current pandemic and economic crisis, knowing what you need is even more vital. Let us know so we can grow and expand with you.
Adult Make Art Meet Up
Every Friday, 10 am - 1pm, you are invited to make some art online with people other than those you have been quarantining with. Any medium, all skill levels, no judgement. Just a chance to meet some other artists, have a little fun and work on your projects together while apart. Email us to get an invitation for the Zoom room.
Garden House Update!
The Seattle Landmark Board voted unanimously to make Garden House and its full grounds an official Seattle Landmark.
Thank you for helping make this icon of Beacon Hill more secure for future generations.
For full details and report, visit savegardenhouse.org