Erika's Weekend Picks Feb 13-14: Dragon dances, hip-hop, battle of the bands & more

Explore the Seattle Legacy of Hip-Hop at MOHAI this month.


Black History Month CelebrationSat, Feb 13, 11 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. MOHAI. Explore Seattle's hip-hop history thru film, dance, music, community panels and photography. Special admission pricing of $7. MOHAI Black History Month Celebration


ArtVentures, Sun, Feb 142-3:30 p.m. Henry Art Gallery. Immerse yourself in Gift City: A Project by Keller Easterling, then use that inspiration to make your own Valentine's with poet Shin Yu Pai. Pre-register. Event included with admission. $10, $6 seniors, free for children. ArtVentures at Henry Art Gallery. 


Lunar New Year FestivalSat, Feb 13, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Hing Hay Park. FREE. Lion and dragon dances, martial arts demos, taiko drumming, dancing, yummy food and a children's costume parade. Lunar New Year at Hing Hay park


I Hate Children Children's ShowSat Feb 131 and 3 p.m. Sun Feb 14, 12:30 p.m. Hale's Palladium. Kids can get in the act, literally, during this fun and funny, award-winning, magic show. Recommended for 8 and older. $25, $18 kids. The show runs thru Feb 28. I Hate Children Children's Show at Hale's Palladium.


Sound Off! Sat, Feb 13, 8 p.m. EMP Museum. The underage battle of the bands is back for the first round of semifinals this weekend. Come watch our local, talented youth rock the stage. $14, $10 members, kids ages 5-17 and students with ID. Sound Off! at EMP.  



Love 'em or Leave 'em Valentine's Day DashSun, Feb 14, 8 a.m. Love your family? Love to exercise? Combine the two in this fun 5K (and Kids' dash) around Green Lake. You can even leave a love note or two on the 'tunnel of love' fence for a participant. $40-45, Kids' dash is free. Green Lake Valentine's Day Dash