Archives for September 2017
6th Pastoral Anniversary
New LIFE CHRISTIAN Church Of Seattle
18635 8th Avenue South, Ste. 701
NORMANDY PARK, WA 98148
OCTOBER 1ST, 8TH, & 22ND @ 3:00 PM
A MASTER BUILDER
FOR THE LORD
SEP 30 @ Buck’s American Cafe
Hosted by Star Drums & Lady Keys
2901 Hewitt Ave, Everett, Washington 98201
SEP 30 @ Post Malone
Sat 8 PM · Showbox SoDo · Seattle, WA
1700 1st Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98134
SEP 30 @ Alex Dugdale Fade Quartet
Sat 7:30 PM · Tula’s Restaurant & Jazz Club ·Renton, WA
2214 2nd Ave, Seattle, Washington 98121
SEP 29 @ Super Sonic Soul Sisters
Hosted by The Bleu Note Restaurant and Lounge
6008 Mount Tacoma Dr SW, Lakewood, Washington 98499
hosted by Endurance of the Seattle Gents,
Creates synergistic energy in the up and coming fashion industry of Seattle! Bringing together young professionals and entrepreneurs showcasing mens fashion, mens accessories, and mens grooming.
The first of it’s kind event fashion conscious people networking, learning about new grooming and new fashion trends. The Setting- Seattle Art Museum, live music by James Loin, (Hip-Hop), two DJ’s: Dj Peg, and Vitamin D kept the energy levels on high with sounds reverberating off marble walls and pillars. Event attendees took full advantage of having the freedom and opportunity to “bust a move” in a museum after dark! Special guest: Tony Shellman of MECCA, ENYCE, and Parish Clothing fame was presented with special accolades, and in turn “Blessed” the launch of the Uphoriq Brand. A portion of the proceeds will be benefiting National Adoption Foundation. Also in attendance, representatives from several local boutiques and stores such as Cool, Urbanity, and Alive and Well.
By: Terae Grant
The rapid displacement and disenfranchisement of people of color in Seattle, for years has and will continue to be a topic of conversation for those dedicated to preserving the history, past, present and future. During this time, many groups, albeit, funded by the city, have made efforts to engage with members of existing communities that are at the risk of extinction in Seattle. As these efforts continue to prove ineffective and hollow, members of these communities — artist, organizers, and people of color have created committees and groups of their own; no longer asking, but demanding that they can and will have a say and place in this city that’s ever-so changing.
Seattle’s Artist Coalition for Equitable Development (ACED) is composed of local artist, organizers, advocates and activist who are committed to combating gentrification in historical neighborhoods, and focusing on the most vulnerable communities who are facing displacement.
The ACED launched their first “Degentrify & Inspire” campaign. Taking their voices, mics, and talents — showcasing them on-stage in the middle of the Chinatown/ID train station, particularly, outside the offices of Paul Allen and Vulcan Inc.
Along with cultural preservation, ACED also presented five commitments served as a call to action for Paul Allen and Vulcan — including available commercial space and funding for community groups, and affordable housing for artist who make under the average income. Before the performances began, an open letter was read out loud to Paul Allen and Vulcan that expressed ACED’s vision, which, according to their press release, will “not only mitigate the detrimental impact that economic displacement has already had on this heavily gentrified community, but one that will also honor and uplift the living legacy of the historic arts and cultural district.” Lead by its youth, the event consisted of a pop-up news conference and showcase of talent for artist who have directly faced being displaced. It was there that the voiceless, for once, had ample time and opportunity to voice their opinions, experiences, memories of “old Seattle,” and frustrations. Through their words, and sounds, the rain and constant traffic could not contain their message. Performances included locals artists such as Dadabassed, Jerrel Davis, Fantasy A, Sharmaine Tillmon and much more.
The next “Degentrify and Inspire” event is today, September 27, 7pm-12am at the Vermillion and October 5th 6-9PM at Central District Ice Cream. For more information on Seattle ACED, follow their page on Facebook Seattle ACED, Twitter and Instagram @SeattleACED. Reach out to them at SeattleACED@gmail.com
A Man On A Mission to Help Fight Breast Cancer
Cliff Satterwhite was the 9th of 11 children born to Owen and Lillian Satterwhite. My father was a career military man with service experience on the ground during the Korean War, and as a Drill Sergeant training troops at FT Lewis during the Vietnam conflict. My Mother was the consummate stay at home housewife who somehow found a way to work part-time at a variety of jobs. She was an exceptional seamstress and an amazing cook and baker. After my father retired from the military he fulfilled his lifelong dream to own a restaurant along with my oldest brother, brother in law, and sister. It was a family run restaurant with my mother making pies, cakes, salads, and other sides, and my brothers, sisters and I prepping food, providing customer service and running the register. Both my parents taught me, through their actions, not only hard work, dedication, and respect but love and compassion for those less fortunate.
Their lessons guided me through my early life growing up on Ft Lewis, helped me bond friendships on the playground at Tacoma’s Grant Elementary, showed me that hard work sets the foundation for success during my years at Jason Lee Jr High and at Stadium High School. As an adult those lessons have echoed to me through every major decision in my life. For that I am forever grateful. Those lessons stay with me today, I’ve taught them to my children and strive to live by them daily. Cancer has had a major concerning effect on my life, most directly with the death of my Father to Lung Cancer. My sister is currently battling Breast and Thyroid Cancer. One of my mentors in the business is a two-time survivor, yet suffers from the effect of chemotherapy. My wife’s sister is a Breast Cancer survivor. We both have family members and friends who we have lost to Breast Cancer. Cliff is the kind of guy who will do anything for his friends. Cliff set out to test the very limits of friendship and human endurance. “No sleep breaks,” Satterwhite said.
To raise money for the fight against breast cancer, the longtime karaoke host chose to sing the same Garth Brooks song, Friends in Low Places, continuously for 36 hours at Stars Bar and Grill in Federal Way. “I wouldn’t even call myself a singer,” Satterwhite said. “I like to sing.”
He gave it his best, in honor of his dear friend, Smitti, whose real name is Sondra Holliday.
Satterwhite explained, “She’s just a great inspiration to me.” A two-time cancer survivor, Smitti is a fighter left battered but never beaten. “It hasn’t stopped her,” Satterwhite said. Even the other singers here on karaoke night couldn’t put him off his pace. Cliff just slipped off to the back and kept on singing. “Gave me a makeshift cot in case there’s a failure to launch,” he laughed. “But I’m pretty sure I won’t have to use that cot.” The power of friendship and love carried Cliff right over the finish line. But he probably won’t be singing that song again anytime soon. The impact is deep and has moved me to action. The Real Men Campaign drew my interest because; 1). It provides another way to raise money for research, services and outreach. 2). It will raise awareness, and encourage both men and women to get tested. Early diagnosis is the key to beating cancer. 3). It will help dispel the myth some people have that men aren’t as susceptible to cancer and that men aren’t as involved in the fight against cancer.
Donate to Cliffs Cause . Lets Fight Breast Cancer Together.
Sam Choy’s Poke To The Max is legendary in Seattle for their poke rice bowls and other delicious Hawaiian dishes served out of their food truck. Poké to the Max, a concept restaurant opened by celebrity chef Sam Choy and his partner, local entrepreneur Max Heigh, entered the Seattle food scene in August of 2013 with the launch of their first food truck and a selection of fresh poké dishes. (Poké, which means to cut or slice in Hawaiian, is essentially a sashimi salad, which was originally popularized in Hawaii as an appetizer). Poké to the Max, a concept restaurant opened by celebrity chef Sam Choy and his partner, local entrepreneur Max Heigh, entered the Seattle food scene in August of 2013 with the launch of their first food truck and a selection of fresh poké dishes. (Poké, which means to cut or slice in Hawaiian, is essentially a sashimi salad, which was originally popularized in Hawaii as an appetizer). Known as the “godfather” of poké by foodies, Choy prides himself in the quality and authenticity of his food. Poke is always Fresh and Fun dinning experienc.
Sam Choy’s Poke To The Max has 3 locations and a Food Truck Fleet.
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Sam Choy’s Poke To The Max
5300 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118
1716 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
Century Link Field
Located near NW entrance& Team Store
2017 Seahawks Season
New Orleans Food and Funk Festival Friday at 6 PM – 10 PM 800 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98134
Get your tickets now!
Get ready to grub on gator bites and gumbo while you dance the night away to the funkiest tunes! Stroll through the French Quarter without leaving Seattle. New Orleans Food & Funk fest is the spot to satisfy your southern cravings! Feast on NOLA inspired dishes created by Seattle’s top chef’s while you soak in a night filled with jazz, funk, soul and blues all while you sip on an authentic Hurricane.
Curated by Upstream Music Fest, the stage will feature two New Orleans based bands: The Soul Rebels, an eight piece brass band, & The Pimps of Joytime, the epitome of funk. We’ll also weave in the local flare with the funky sounds from Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio & DJ Supreme La Rock. This line up will keep you on the dance floor all night.
This event is ages 21+ with valid ID required. All food and beverage is available at this event for purchase and is not included in your ticket for admittance. Located in the WaMu Theater. There are no refunds or exchanges — all sales are final.
Throught Out The School Football Season the NWFacts.com will be releasing our
Bi- Weekly Power Rankings combining all classes together. High School Power Rankings by Michael Bible.
Notable Games to watch Week 5:
Thursday September 28t
Auburn Mountain View at Jefferson 7pm
Friday Sept 29th
Eastside Catholic at Garfield 7pm
Glacier Peak at Monroe 7pm
Auburn Riverside at Todd Beamer 7pm
Friday Sept 30th
Eastlake at Bothell 7pm
High School Power Rankings
1. Woodlinville (4A) 4-0
2. Graham-Kapowsin (4A) 4-0
3. Eastside Catholic (3A) 4-0
4. Camas (4A) 4-0
5. Richland (4A) 4-0
6. O’Dea (3A) 4-0
7. Kamiakin (3A) 4-0
8. Monroe (4A) 4-0
9. Gonzaga Prep(4A) 3-1
10. Sumner (4A) 3-1
Players Of The Week(Week 3):
Dylan Morris – 362 Passing Yards 2TDs
Tre Mason – 156 Rec Yards 1TD
Micha Smith 110 Rush Yards 2TDs
Alex Rogers – 3 Interceptions 1TD
Isaiah Ifanse – 254 Rush Yards 4TDs
The Seattle Seahawks announced today that Lourdes E. Alvarado-Ramos (Alfie), the director of Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), has been named the local recipient of the NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award. This award recognizes the contributions of Hispanic leaders in each NFL market. This is the seventh year that the NFL and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) have partnered with the Seahawks in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Each award recipient will select an organization of their choice that serves the local Hispanic community to receive a $2,000 donation.
In 2013, Lourdes E. Alvarado-Ramos was appointed by Governor Jay Inslee to serve as the director of Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), the first woman to hold the post. The WDVA serves as an advocate for Washington State’s military veterans and their families. The WDVA operates three Veterans Homes that provide long-term nursing care and offers a number of programs ranging from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Counseling to services for homeless veterans. As WDVA Director, Alvarado-Ramos is a member of Governor Inslee’s Executive Cabinet and serves as the Chair of the Governor’s Healthy and Safe Communities Council that is charged with fostering the health of Washingtonians from a healthy start to a safe and supported future. She also serves as Co-Chair of the Washington State Military Transition Council.
A Puerto Rico native, Alvarado-Ramos served 22-years on active duty, retiring in August 1993 as Command Sergeant Major and Troop Command Sergeant Major of Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, Washington. During her military career, she was the recipient of numerous awards and decorations including the Legion of Merit, Order of Military Medical Merit, Expert Field Medical Badge and Meritorious Service Medals.
She is an alum of Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government Executive Program, the University of Washington Executive Management Program and holds a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration. She is also a licensed Nursing Home Administrator. She is the recipient of local, state and national awards including the Governor’s Distinguished Management Leadership Award, the Lifetime Achievement Award for women in the military from the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) and the Veterans Affairs Secretary’s Leadership Award.