SEATTLE — Living in the Pacific Northwest means we're so fortunate to have a culture and arts scene that is alive and well. Summertime often leaves families looking for fun things to see and do, and it's a perfect time to take advantage of the performances, art exhibits, and more we have here in the Greater Seattle area. 

Art Zone's Nancy Guppy suggests these awesome events:

“TREE”, a group show curated by Dawna Holloway, owner of studio e gallery in Georgetown, runs thru June 29th at Vashon Center for the Arts. 

"What the Funk: An All POC Burlesque Festival”, the first ever burlesque fest to hit Seattle, features People of Color only and funk music exclusively! Runs August 22, 23, and 24 at Columbia City Theater and Queer Bar on Capitol Hill.

The masterful choreographer and dancer Wade Madsen, with his longtime friend/collaborator, Nancy Cranbourne, present “From the Ridiculous to the Sublime” at the Poncho Concert Hall at Cornish on June 27, 28, and 29. 

Up and coming singer/songwriter Willa Barnett will perform her debut 5-song EP ‘Feel Too Much” on Sunday, June 30th at the Jewelbox Theater at the Rendezvous in Belltown.

Hear & Now”, a collaborative kinetic sound sculpture created by world-renowned artist Trimpin and Path and Art student artists, is on view at Seattle Art Museum thru July 15th. 

You can catch Art Zone with Nancy Guppy on the Seattle Channel, Fridays at 8:00 PM. 

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