Celebrating Seattle Artists During Black History Month

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A metal, bronze book has a sculpture with a hand rising out its leftside and an antique, blurred photo of a man on the right side

📸: “Janus in the Morning” (2022) by Preston Wadley @ “Abstract Truth,” Bellevue Art Museum

Black History Month is a time to honor Black communities and celebrate their contributions, past and present. The Ticket’s year-round mission is to connect audiences with performers and venues, and for February 2023, we’re emphasizing shows that feature some of the Seattle area’s best Black artists.

Use this quick list to find new favorite creators to support now and into the future.

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🎨 Arbitrary Borders: Works by artists of color in Washington’s State Art Collection @ Western Washington University • Now to Friday, March 17th
 A Long Walk to Hope: Exploring Seattle’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual March Through Photos @ NAAM • Now to Saturday, April 29th
Black Invention in 3 Parts @ SOIL • Thursday, February 2nd to Friday, February 24th
🎨 Marita Dingus with Gary Faigin: Assembling a New Art of the African Diaspora @ Town Hall Seattle • Tuesday, February 7th
🎨Preston Wadley: Abstract TruthBellevue Art Museum • Opens Tuesday, February 25th

🌟 History of Theatre: About, By, For, and Near @ ACT • Saturday, January 28th to Sunday, February 12th
🌟 The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window @ Erickson Theatre • Tuesday, February 7th to Saturday, February 25th
🌟 Sunday Night Shuga Shaq @ Theatre Off Jackson • Sunday, February 12th
🌟 Black Carousel @ Unicorn Seattle • Wednesday, February 15th
🌟 Sister Sister Burlesque @ Great American Casino Tukwila • Thursday, February 16th

🎵 AJ Suede with Rainbow Coalition Death Cult, Astral Trap, Ex-Florist, & jamesbondvillain @ Cafe Racer • Friday, February 3rd
🎵 Tribute to Pat Wright & Bob Zellner @ The Moore Theatre • Saturday, February 4th
🎵 Arel @ Timbre Room • Saturday, February 4th 
🎵 CUPCAKKE w/ Taylar Elizza Beth, YellaCatt, Da Qween, & Indica Jones @ Nectar Lounge • Thursday, February 9th
🎵  South Hudson Music Project Presents: Mardi Gras w/ vocalist Ayesha Brooks @ The Royal Room • Tuesday, February 21st

😂 #TheBLACKOUT @ Olmstead • Thursday, February 23rd

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