5 things to do in Seattle today: Thursday, January 16

Jan 15 2020, 11:30 pm

We can’t wait for 7 pm to roll around — we’re ready to go chocolate tasting now! Guess we’ll just have to kill some time at the job fair…

If neither of those things appeal to you, don’t worry, there’s more happening in our wonderful city. Here are five things to do in Seattle today, January 16.

Cartel Madras

What: Calgary-based hip-hop duo Cartel Madras is leading the revolution of Goonda rap. The girls offer a perfect mix of Western and South Indian identities and ideals, busting rhymes that captivate North American and South-Asian audiences alike.

When: January 16, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Barboza — 925 East Pike Street, Seattle
Admission: 21+; $12+; tickets are available online

Seattle Job Fair


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What: Those seeking a new job in the Seattle area should come down to the Seattle Job Fair. You’ll be able to interview with hiring managers and check out various companies in the Seattle area. Be sure to dress well and hand out your resume; you never know who you’re going to meet.

When: January 16, 2020
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown — 1113 6th Avenue, Seattle
Admission: Free; registration is available online

Mindful Mending Workshop


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What: Learn how to use sashiko embroidery to revitalize your old denim. Transform pieces in a lesson taught by local fiber artist Melissa Galbraith, who will help you use colorful thread and geometric patterns to turn your clothing into art. Bring along an article made out of denim to work on during the class.

When: January 16, 2020
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Spacecraft — 216 Broadway East, Seattle
Admission: $60; online registration is required

High Percentage Chocolate: Blind Tasting and Comparison


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What: Join the Pacific Northwest Chocolate Society for a blind tasting and comparison of high percentage chocolates. Unlike sugary chocolates, you’ll really be able to taste the pure flavors of the cocoa beans.

When: January 16, 2020
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: 1631 15th Avenue West, Seattle
Admission: $15; tickets must be purchased online

Seattle Media Mixer

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What: This month’s mixer is all about Instagram and how to make money on the platform. Meet like-minded media professionals while learning tricks of the trade, including how to maximize your following.

When: January 16, 2020
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Amber Seattle — 2214 1st Avenue, Seattle
Admission: Free

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