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Historic Columbia City Theater Purchased by Rainier Avenue Radio and the Cultural Space Agency

The purchase of the theater and its permanent preservation is a first-of-its-kind. Black-Owned community cultural center and career-connected learning institution building arts leadership and production skills in the next generation of south Seattle youth. Following a year of negotiation and fundraising, the Cultural Space Agency and Rainier Avenue Radio are… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Announces $1.2 Million in Funding for Black & Tan Hall to Purchase New Venue

Building Acquisition Solidifies Residency in South Seattle Neighborhood At High Risk of Displacement Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today that the City of Seattle provided $1,190,000 in funding to Black & Tan Hall for the purchase of the historic theater building located at 5608 Rainier Avenue South. The organization will provide arts and cultural programming in Hillman City. Funding was made available through the Office of Planning and Community Development’s… [ Keep reading ]