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Seattle Yelp’s Got Talent!



Talent oozes through the pores of the Seattle Yelp community. So what better way to feature our fabulous friends than by hosting a talent show? There was just one question on everyone's mind last Friday as more than 250 friendly faces packed the floor at E|M Fine Art Gallery in South Lake Union.                                             "Who arted?"

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 The gorgeous multi-level gallery helped to curate a special Yelp art show/talent event while showing off some of their spectacular pieces of their own. Kick ass contributors included:

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Erik M – photography
Vanessa J – photography
Adam C
– photography
Kate S – painting
Samantha G – painting
Glory H – painting
Will L – painting
Vicki L – sketches
Dave A – sketches
Jennifer S – quilting
Brendan M – pottery
Lori F – beaded jewelry
Jocelyn B – baked goods

But what's a party without food and bevvies? Our friends from Razzi's Pizzeria sure know how to spoil a hungry crowd. Serving up poping hot vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and meaty pizzas, there wasn't an empty stomach in the house! Keepin' it sweet, Wheatless in Seattle came to the rescue with tasty treats too.

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With Dottie's Lager provided by Emerald City Beer and wine from Chateau St. Michelle, who could've asked for more? And yet that's still not all…

Live performances from our very own Yelp Elite members wowed the crowed and kept the party hoppin' late into the night. Between bodacious burlesque performances, salsa and tango routines, and lots and lots of musical talent, you've gotta wonder why we haven't seen our Yelp Elite members winning America's Got Talent yet!

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Did you recognize your talented friends?

Will L & his band – Live music
Kelly D – cranking out Madonna tunes!
Kiki M "Chesty LaRue" – Burlesque
Marissa S – "Solange Corbeau" – Burlesque
Chris M – Keyboards/singing
Erika C – Salsa/Tango performance

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And for those who left their art at home, Yelp provided a 10ft canvas for guests to paint on live at the event.

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Thanks again to Vanessa J for her photog skills.

To read the rave reviews from the event or see more photos of the action, check the Yelp Event Listing and our Official Flickr Album!

Until next time,

KatyGlasses

SYOY!
Katy H – Yelp Seattle Senior Community Manager

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