EVENTS > Nights at the Neptune: A People's Theatre Joint

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"Society must accept some things as real; but the artist must always know that the visible reality hides a deeper one..." - James Baldwin


STG's Nights at the Neptune: A People's Theatre Joint series is an annual multicultural and cross-disciplinary celebration of local artists. This summer, we are proud to present six FREE showcases at The Neptune in Seattle. Join us each Thursday evening from July 11th to August 15th. Doors open at 7:00 pm, and events begin at 8:00 pm. More information below.

International African Stage - July 11, 2019 at The Neptune

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One Vibe Africa welcomes International African Stage to Nights at the Neptune! Featuring Naomi Wachira & The Ancient Robotz, DJ Topspin, Yirim Seck, Silas Blak, Yaddi Bojia, Simon Okelo, Djeliyah & Hosted by Mikey McClarron & Isiah Anderson Jr. (BET Comic View, Def Jam Comedy, and Director of the Teen Summer Musical).


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The Narrative - Don't Teach Me no Nonsense - July 18, 2019 at The Neptune

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Black Stax welcomes The Narrative to Nights at the Neptune! A new play written by Jace ECAj, with special guests Black Stax & introducing The Staxin' Playas.


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Mixed Resonance - July 25, 2019 at The Neptune

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Kole Galbraith welcomes Mixed Resonance to Nights at the Neptune! Featuring Zachary James Watkins, Chloe Alexandra, Ambrosia Bardos, Kole Galbraith + a pre-show performance curated by STG’s Young Ambassadors.


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Sabayet - August 1, 2019 at The Neptune

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PhotOrganic Studio welcomes Sabayet to Nights at the Neptune! Featuring experimental film, audio meditation & other interactive modes curated toward community healing.


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Butterfly: Una Transformacion - August 8, 2019 at The Neptune

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This book release event will feature live music and poetry by performer/author La Espiritista. La Espiritista (They/Them/Theirs) is committed to creating messages of radical self-love, faith, and healing, especially for those in trans, queer, and poc communities.


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On The Brink - August 15, 2019 at The Neptune

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This documentary film screening examines the legendary history and gentrification of the Central District, where Seattle's Ernestine Anderson, Quincy Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Ishmael Butler and Sir Mix A Lot came from.


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Past Nights at the Neptune Events:



2018 Nights at the Neptune programs:

Dare to Claim the Sky by Sharon Nyree Williams
The Invisible Vegan
Artist Watch 2018
Khu.éex: The Magic of Noise

2017 Nights at the Neptune programs:

EVRYTHNG CREATIV'S VIBES: The 5th Anniversary of Nights at the Neptune
Promised Land
The Future of Film is Feminist Festival
One Laugh at a Time
International Girl Gang Expo
#BlackTransMagick: A Journey Towards Liberation
Don't Call It A Riot!

2016 Nights at the Neptune programs:

Blanket of Fear
When Women of Color Dance
Women Who Swing
Golden Silence: The Score Feels
The Glossary: Perspectives Defined By Art

2015 Nights at the Neptune programs:

Black & Blue
TRANSPLANTS: Why Seattle? Why Now?
Kenbe Fem
DanceGarden: A Celebration of World Music & Dance
Rainier Valley Revival

2014 Nights At The Neptune programs:

Out & In: A Pride Comedy Showcase
Choreographing Emotion
El Arte Flamenco
Sound of Violet
Oresteia Ubuntu
Music Marches On

2013 Nights At The Neptune programs:

Out & In: A Pride Comedy Showcase
David & Jonathan - A Modern Day Retelling of the Biblical Story
Seattle Latino Film Festival Presents: A Tropical Night
The Platform Playwrights Festival
Ward of State
For Peace For Tibet
Rain City Rock Camp for Girls
Splinter Effect, a Diversity Dance Throwback


Special thanks to Artist Trust for its ongoing support of Nights at The Neptune. Artist Trust is a not-for-profit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage individual artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Since its founding in 1986, Artist Trust has invested over $10 million in Washington State artists through cash grants and professional development resources to help artists achieve their career goals. Beginning in 1987, Grants for Artist Projects (GAP) is one of Artist Trust’s flagship awards, providing 60 Washington State artists of all disciplines with $1,500 project-based awards to support the development, completion, or presentation of new work.


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