Rising from The Residency

Aspiring hip-hop artists from around King County took the stage last Friday night, performing songs they’d written and recorded as part of an artist development program designed to equip teens from underserved communities with professional music skills.

‘Ritual Objects’ hold meditations and intentions

The third installment in this year’s Black Imagination series gathers together creations by 14 artists, writers, community members, activists at Virago Gallery in West Seattle. A blessing event takes place Saturday, Aug. 18.