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MayWorks 2014 wraps up this weekend in Seattle, Tacoma

MayWorks2014-front(May 27, 2014) — The MayWorks celebration of labor history and culture is winding down with great events this weekend, including the MayWorks Wrap-Up Party this Saturday night in Seattle where the winners of this year’s video contest will be announced. Here’s what’s on tap:

WORKERS’ VOICE PROJECT in Seattle — The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance invites all to see the Workers’ Voice Project, a traveling photography exhibit featuring the stories of working class Asian Pacific Islanders living in Seattle. Check out the opening of the exhibit’s final installment on Friday, May 30 starting at 4:30 p.m. at South Seattle Community College’s Brockey Conference Center. Get details.

MAYWORKS HOOTENANNY in Tacoma — The Pierce County Central labor Council invites all union members, their families and the public to its “MayWorks Hootenanny: Celebrating Working People Through Song” on Saturday, May 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Letter Carriers’ Branch 130 Hall, 3502 Pacific Ave. in Tacoma. Admission is free. Bring your acoustic instruments and your voice to sing along. Call 253-473-3810 for more info.

MAYWORKS WRAP-UP PARTY in Seattle — The Washington State Labor Council May Works Committee and the Washington State Labor Education and Research Center host a celebration of the monthlong MayWorks events — including a screening of the MayWorks video contest winners — on Saturday, May 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at South Seattle Community College, 6000 16th Ave SW. Get details.

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