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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 1, 2018
Contact: Wendy Malloy
Museum of History & Industry PR
media@mohai.org
206 324 1126 Ext. 150

Spend A Summer Evening At MOHAI With Hot Nights, Cool Jazz On June 16

June 1, 2018

 This FREE event showcases live jazz music performances, dancing, activities, and more!

Hot Nights, Cool Jazz

June 16, 5—8 pm

WHAT: Bring your dancing feet to Seattle’s Museum of History & Industry’s (MOHAI) Hot Nights, Cool Jazz after-hours event on Saturday, June 16 from 5-8 pm. Swing the evening away with live jazz performances from Nate Omdal and Friends. Make your own beats with upcycled instruments and enjoy the warm weather as we usher in summer and bid a fond farewell to Seattle on the Spot: The Photographs of Al Smith exhibit. The event is free (museum admission is not included).

WHEN: June 16, 5—8 pm

WHERE: MOHAI, 860 Terry Ave N., Seattle

DETAILS: The museum, located in beautiful Lake Union Park, will be transformed for this fun event. Make your own beats with upcycled instruments and create jazz sounds at the Instrument Petting Zoo with the Music Center of the Northwest.  Get the night moving with Seattle’s Styles of Steppin dancers. Learn Chicago Style Steppin’, Texas Swing Out and Soul Line Dance (a social group dance in a line formation with sequenced, repetitive steps). Enjoy light snacks for free provided by Eat Drink Catering.

Up-to-date information about Hot Nights, Cool Jazz can be found in the museum’s online calendar at mohai.org, on Facebook, or by calling (206) 324-1126, ext. 126. Be sure to tag us (#SPOTONMOHAI) on Twitter and Instagram.

HOW: Hot Nights, Cool Jazz is free (museum/gallery admission is not included). Museum admission: $19.95 for adults, $16.95 for seniors (62 and above); $15.95 for students and military (with ID); free for children 14 and under (when accompanied by an adult) and MOHAI members. Admission to Seattle on the Spot: The Photographs of Al Smith is included with regular MOHAI admission. Exhibit gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. As part of the Museums For All program, low-income families can visit MOHAI for a minimal fee of $2 per person with the presentation of an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. For more information, call (206) 324-1126.

Image credit: Duke Ellington 1949, Civic Auditorium, MOHAI, Al Smith Collection