Chinatown Discovery: The Louisa Hotel and the Club Royale

Chinatown Discovery: The Louisa Hotel and the Club Royale

Uncovered mural photo courtesy of Paul de Barros. Walking Tour: Thursday, July 18, 5:30pmWing Luke Museum719 S King St Back in January, 2016, I received an email from Tanya Woo, owner of the historic Louisa Hotel in the Chinatown International District, asking if I...
2019 Jazz Port Townsend

2019 Jazz Port Townsend

Terrell Stafford photo courtesy of the artist. July 25–27Fort Worden, Port Townsend Summer in Seattle means catching a ferry and getting out of the city for a couple of days—windows down, sunglasses on, heading up the road to the quaint peninsula town of Port...
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

Herbie Hancock photo by Douglas Kirkland. June21–July 1Various Venues Vancouver BC Can one think of a better time than a summer day in the city spent listening to jazz? Maybe if it were 11 days with more than 1,800 musicians stretched over 35 venues and 150 free...
Amina Figarova Sextet

Amina Figarova Sextet

Amina Figarova photo courtesy of the artist. Wednesday, June 26, 7:30pmRoyal Room5000 Rainier Ave S Acclaimed pianist and composer Amina Figarova presents her sextet as part of the Earshot Jazz Now concert series. Born in Baku, the capital of the former soviet state...
Fabian Almazan w/ Henry Cole & Linda May Han Oh

Fabian Almazan w/ Henry Cole & Linda May Han Oh

Fabian Almazan photo courtesy of the artist. June 20, 8pmPONCHO Concert Hall, CornishCollege of the Arts710 E Roy St Nature’s beauty is what greets visitors to Fabian Almazan’s website: his landing page features a vista of sun-glazed forest and the bird-adorned cover...