South Lake Union
Events Calendar

August 17 Events

August 17, 11:00 am, Cascade Playground

Yoga In The Park

Join Ripple Yoga every Saturday in Cascade Playground for a FREE yoga class for all abilities! Extra mats will be available.

Every Saturday 11:00am to 12:00pm June-September 2019.

Hosted by Cascade Playground and Ripple Yoga.

June 25 - August 31, MadArt

Each and Every by Beili Liu

Each and Every
by Beili Liu

Open Studio*: June 25 – July 10  (Tuesday – Friday, 12 -5 pm)
*artwork under construction; studio open to the public
           Artist performances: July 9 (4pm),  July 10 (12pm & 4pm),  & July 11 (5pm)

Opening Reception: Thursday, July 11 (5pm)
(including artist performance @ 5pm, followed by Artist Q&A @ 6pm)

Exhibition Period: July 12 – August 31  (Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm & Saturday, 12 – 5pm)

MadArt Studio proudly presents Each and Every, an installation and performance by Austin-based artist Beili Liu. Through her practice, Liu subjects commonplace materials to unorthodox processes, extrapolating complex cultural narratives around the trauma associated with migration and diaspora. In her first major Seattle exhibition, she creates an expanse of hundreds of articles of children’s clothing, flattened and preserved by industrial cement and suspended just inches above the ground by thousands of lines of thread. Additional tension are added through dichotomies within her materials and concepts: lightness and heft, malleability and firmness, fragility and strength.

This installation is Liu’s direct response to the atrocities inflicted on migrant children and their families at the southern border crossing of the United States. As the title and work  suggest, Each and Every calls attention back to the individual experiences of these children and their families, generating space for empathy and understanding. Liu also incorporates several performances into her Open Studio period, using the repetitive acts of cutting down and resewing cloth to explore cultural ideas of feminine labor. These performances will take place alongside her physical installation, July 9 – 11 (details above).

August 17, 10:00 am, Day One Playfield

Botanical Popup Market

Shop crafts, plants, and local vendors at this all ages, free botanical pop up market brought to you by Urban Craft Uprising.  The pop up market is the first and third Saturdays this summer between June 1 through September 21.

June 1 and June 15

July 6 and July 20

August 3 and August 17

September 7 and September 21

Plus free parking on weekends in Day One and Doppler garages.  Open to the public.

August 17, 5:00 pm, SLU Discovery Center

Seattle Outdoor Cinema 2019: Top Gun

First Tech Fed is proud bring back a classic back on the big screen this year with the recent announcement of TOP GUN 2: Maverick for our grand finale of the season on the big screen!

This screening is 21+ only and is not family-friendly. Food is welcome and beer can be purchase onsite courtesy of our non-profit.

August 17, 11:00 am, South Lake Union

South Lake Union Saturday Market 2019

It’s how Seattle does Saturday brunch. South Lake Union’s All Food Market, a refreshing European-style market place for locals and tourists alike.  The SLU Saturday Market can be found on 9th Ave. N. and Denny Way. Open 11-4pm every Saturday. South Lake Union is the creative and cultural heart of Seattle, where you can shop and eat 100% local on Saturdays. Featuring some of Seattle’s finest street food, farm fresh goods, and purveyors on one street. 

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