Communication Booster Series: Taking Things Personally
Feb
21
12:00 PM12:00

Communication Booster Series: Taking Things Personally

Taking things personally is the worst. It feels awful, saps our energy and sours our relationships, yet despite our best efforts we just can't let it go. How do we catch ourselves in the act of taking something personally, stop the cycle and pivot into a healthier response? 

About the Communication Booster series:
Relationships are at the heart of our work. Across all professions and industries, how we communicate directly impacts our success. From networking and engaging with clients to answering emails, setting boundaries, problem-solving challenges and navigating conflicts--these things matter. And to do them well, we need skillful communication! Join us for a 3-part series to learn tools that will upgrade your communication skills and improve your relationships at work and beyond.

*RSVP to hello@cloudroomseattle.com*

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An Evening in 1920s Berlin: Ian Wekwerth of Palast Orchester
Mar
10
6:30 PM18:30

An Evening in 1920s Berlin: Ian Wekwerth of Palast Orchester

Dashing and dapper, Max Raabe and the members of the Palast Orchester might have walked straight out of the Golden Age of Berlin in the 1920s. Together, they have built up an acclaimed international reputation due to their sophisticated recreation of timeless tunes by legends like Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and Kurt Weill. The music has a special charm and elegance, but there is an unexpected quality—German humor. Raabe is the driving force behind the orchestra, which was founded in 1986. While his peers were heavily into punk music, Raabe sought out other college-age aficionados who were similarly obsessed with the music of old Hollywood and the legendary cabaret heights of the Weimar Republic. At the time, pianist Ian Wekwerth studied to be an aeronautical engineer in college. But Raabe roped him into the orchestra during its formative years, and Wekwerth has been playing with them ever since. In the early 2000s, the orchestra began touring North America and Wekwerth, as English native speaker, was soon asked to hold lectures on the history of the band and the Weimar Era. 

Max Raabe & Palast Orchester will perform on March 11, at 7:30 pm at Benaroya Hall. One day earlier, we welcome Ian Wekwerth to the Cloud Room Lounge where he will play a few tunes on the baby grand piano and discuss the orchestra’s performances that embody the high style and musical glory of the '20s and '30s and the contributions of Jewish composers and lyricists.

The event is free and seating is limited. Reserve your ticket here!

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Communication Booster Series: Conflict Resilience
Mar
14
12:00 PM12:00

Communication Booster Series: Conflict Resilience

Conflict is inevitable in relationships, but drama and disconnection aren't. The better you get at facing conflict in constructive ways, the more wellbeing, effectiveness and happiness you'll experience at work and beyond. Come learn tools to engage in conflict in more skillful, compassionate ways.

About the Communication Booster series:
Relationships are at the heart of our work. Across all professions and industries, how we communicate directly impacts our success. From networking and engaging with clients to answering emails, setting boundaries, problem-solving challenges and navigating conflicts--these things matter. And to do them well, we need skillful communication! Join us for a 3-part series to learn tools that will upgrade your communication skills and improve your relationships at work and beyond.

*RSVP to hello@cloudroomseattle.com*

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The "Shrill" Premiere: Binge Watch with Lindy West
Mar
15
5:00 PM17:00

The "Shrill" Premiere: Binge Watch with Lindy West

Lindy West will be here to join us as we binge watch her new adapted series, Shrill. Based on her 2016 memoir Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman, the 6 episode comedy stars Aidy Bryant, “A woman who seeks out ways to change her life without changing her body.”

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*Cloud Room members: email hello@cloudroomseattle.com for special discount code*

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TASTE Nacional Mezcal with Kyton Blair
Feb
18
5:00 PM17:00

TASTE Nacional Mezcal with Kyton Blair

Please welcome barman Kyton Blair on Monday February 18 for a night of festive drinking. Kyton is a bon vivant who joins us on loan from Heartwood Provisions where he's known as cocktail whisperer, agave drinker and sommelier. He loves mezcal and lacrosse, and will be showing off the virtues of the former with pours of puro mezcal from Nacional, as well as some scratch creations. Come work off your Valentine's Hangover and Snow Eschatology and enjoy some true warmth in a glass. Hasta Lunes!

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Galentines: A Ladybar Pop Up
Feb
13
5:00 PM17:00

Galentines: A Ladybar Pop Up

Let's kick it breakfast style, but at night, and with lots of booze!

Join us for another Ladybar pop up! For the next event in our ongoing partnership, Ladybar will be hosting a Galentine's Day celebration and is going full KNOPE! (Seriously, Keavy is dressing up like Leslie Knope!!)

We will have a special menu of cocktails inspired by breakfast foods (Cinnamon Toast Crunch Old Fashioned anyone?), as well as materials to craft, make your own 💗 cards, and in general just hang out ladies celebrating ladies style.

Don't forget to bring your Ladybar punch card! We'll have plenty on hand as well for first timers!

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Peer Business Consulting Group with Ann Dorgan
Jan
30
4:30 PM16:30

Peer Business Consulting Group with Ann Dorgan

Join The Cloud Room and Executive Coach Ann Dorgan for a monthly Peer Business Consulting Group. With over 20 years of experience as a strategic advisor to companies such as Google, Microsoft, and T-Mobile, Ann helps business owners scale their companies by bringing simplicity to complex business challenges. In these sessions, attendees should expect to:

    • Solve real and timely business challenges through the support of other business owners and colleagues

    • Create a plan of action for moving their business forward

    • Strengthen their facilitation, feedback, listening and coaching skills 

    • Experience the power of a positive and impactful coaching climate

This event is free and open to the public. Follow sessions will be held the last Wed of every month. The meeting is in Conference Room A at the Cloud Room.

RSVP: hello@cloudroomseattle.com

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KUOW's Curiosity Club at The Cloud Room
Jan
17
7:00 PM19:00

KUOW's Curiosity Club at The Cloud Room

A KUOW SUPPER CLUB FOR INQUISITIVE HUMANS

KUOW has curated a cohort of ten inquisitive humans for a three-month experiment to explore the idea that surprising stories and great food can transform a group of strangers into a community.

Curiosity Club members are invited to The Cloud Room on Capitol Hill for three dinners. The conversation will be fueled by some of KUOW's most interesting stories and locally-sourced, organic fare from Plum Bistro. The dinners will be held once a month on third Thursdays from January through March 2019.

It's like a bookless book club. Or a nerdy supper club.

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Communication Booster Series: The Art of Boundary Setting
Jan
17
12:00 PM12:00

Communication Booster Series: The Art of Boundary Setting

Boundaries are essential for healthy relationships and lives, but setting them is neither simple nor easy! Join us for a session on how to identify your boundaries and communicate them in a firm yet compassionate way.

About the Communication Booster series:
Relationships are at the heart of our work. Across all professions and industries, how we communicate directly impacts our success. From networking and engaging with clients to answering emails, setting boundaries, problem-solving challenges and navigating conflicts--these things matter. And to do them well, we need skillful communication! Join us for a 3-part series to learn tools that will upgrade your communication skills and improve your relationships at work and beyond.

*RSVP to hello@cloudroomseattle.com*

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AstroSalon: Stellar Insights Into 2019
Jan
8
7:00 PM19:00

AstroSalon: Stellar Insights Into 2019

Want a periscope into 2019, a stellar guide that will help you make the most of this year?

Then join me for What’s in the Stars for 2019 AstroSalon, an AstroSalon at the Cloud Room in Seattle.

Whether you want a framework for personal goal setting, an informed context for business planning, or a peek into potential collective trends and themes, the AstroSalon will leave you feeling infused with awareness and strategic know-how. In discussions that will inform and inspire you, you'll get stellar insights and strategies that will help you more confidently navigate and plan for the year.

We’ll explore the unique astrological mandala that is 2019, looking to understand the invitation for learning that the current planetary action—including Jupiter in Sagittarius, Uranus shifting into Taurus, the Jupiter/Neptune Square, the Eclipses and more—is inspiring. We’ll also peek ahead to 2020 so that you can get a glimpse as to what’s on the horizon in this quite transformative of years.

You'll walk away with with insights, key dates, and wellness tips that will help you make the most of this year. And, as always, spirit master Jay Kuehner will craft a special cocktail that will align with the astrological energetics that we will explore.

Purchase Tickets Here

*Cloud Room Members please email Didi for a special discount code!

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Recipe for Resilience
Jan
6
10:00 AM10:00

Recipe for Resilience

Join cloud member Lucianne Hackbert, PhD on Jan 6th as she creates a supportive space for you to review your year. The Recipe for Resilience workbook and course includes practical worksheets to get you thinking critically about your life. With a focus on essential elements of self-care and mindful self-compassion, the course includes practices and tools to build your resilience. Whether you work through the workbook on your own, or join Luci for the course, you can align with your true purpose for thriving in 2019. 

The three sections of the workbook are Understand, Reflect and Trust. They are sequenced to move you through three key questions:

·      How can you use resilience as a guiding concept for your life right now?

·      What experiences this year provided the insight and healing you need to move forward?

·      How can you honor your unique path for thriving in 2019?

Contact Luci directly through The Cloud Room app or email luciannehackbert@gmail.com to register. 

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BeatClass
Dec
16
1:00 PM13:00

BeatClass

BeatClass is a free, all ages Ableton production workshop for non-cis-male-identifying producers in the greater Seattle area.

The purpose of this class is to provide free resources and instruction for non-cis-male-identifying producers in order to expand their music production skill sets in Ableton. BeatClass recognizes that beat making is a male dominated scene, so we aim to create a safe space for folks to learn, network, and collaborate.

The class will take place at The Cloud Room – a female-led co-working space in Capitol Hill – on Sunday, December 16th from 1-5pm. Two instructors, Sassy Black and Jake Crocker, will each teach a lesson. Capacity is limited to 16 students.

Submissions close November 23rd at 11:59pm.

A panel of non-cis-male-identifying producers will review submissions and selected students will be notified by December 3rd.

Submit your beat here!

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The Cloud Room Presents: A Holiday Party with LADIES!
Dec
14
6:30 PM18:30

The Cloud Room Presents: A Holiday Party with LADIES!

Join us for an intimate holiday show at The Cloud Room!

Seattle's Ladies was born from a shared love of Christmas between the three stellar vocalists, each an ascendant artist in her own right. When Lydia Ramsey, Erin Austin (OK Sweetheart), and Miranda Zickler (Kuinka) sing together, their voices ring out with a glowing warmth, clear and bright as a deep winters night. Mezzosoprano Ramsey handles the high harmonies and Zickler, the alto, takes on the low harmonies, while Contralto Austin pirouettes melodically between them. Each vocalist has a unique, captivating timbre; their respective solos are arresting. Yet, when they knit together in harmony, the result is profoundly transporting and timeless.    

Come celebrate the holidays while raising funds and awareness for Seattle nonprofit, Notice A Need, dedicated to providing care for the homeless.  Proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to funding this cause.

Limited tickets available. Buy Now!

$40 Pre-Sale! Now - November 1st

$45 Advance Tickets

$60 VIP Package - Includes a pre-show meet & greet with the artists, pre-show acoustic performance, a signed poster and glass of bubbly! Doors open to VIPs at 6:30pm.

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Design Happy Hour: Holiday Wreath Making
Dec
11
6:00 PM18:00

Design Happy Hour: Holiday Wreath Making

Wildern is hosting floral designer Hannah Morgan of Fortunate Orchard for a hands-on floral design workshop where you will create your own contemporary holiday wreath. Celebrate the bounty of the season and learn how to work with (and care for) dried plants and flowers. Discover the design strategy behind creating elegant floral wall hangings that last through the holiday season (and beyond!). 

Space is limited // Class includes materials for one 8″ wreath.

Purchase tickets here!

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Merry + Bright: Wildern's 4th Annual Holiday Party
Dec
7
6:00 PM18:00

Merry + Bright: Wildern's 4th Annual Holiday Party

Merry & Bright is the theme of the night. Join Wildern for a colorful cocktail party celebrating the holiday season and amazing clients, partners, family, friends and co-workers. With festive drinks and delicious bites, this is sure to be a magical evening you won't want to miss.


*Cloud Room Members, email Didi for RSVP link*

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Gift of Gravitas Pop-up Styling Event
Dec
4
9:00 AM09:00

Gift of Gravitas Pop-up Styling Event

Stop by or book a personal styling appointment with GRAVITAS CEO Lisa Sun.

GRAVITAS, a New York clothing label is on a mission to redefine what the dressing room represents and they’re coming to Seattle. Gravitas is seeing the best in yourself. Intelligent function meets versatile fashion to empower the modern women. Browse GRAVITAS.  

Also, join GRAVITAS CEO Lisa Sun in the Cloud Room Lounge from 6-9pm for a conversation on how we see ourselves and the power of self-confidence.  RSVP to popup@gravitasnewyork.com 

 

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Compassionate Communication Workshop
Nov
18
1:00 PM13:00

Compassionate Communication Workshop

What if the holidays were truly a time of peace and joy with those you love? 

For so many of us, the holidays are a loaded experience: even though we want to celebrate and enjoy this time with our loved ones, the combination of overstuffed calendars, large family gatherings and our own lofty expectations can lead us to fall into patterns of anxiety, conflict and disconnection. 

How would your holiday season change this year if the conflicts you experienced were generative, rather than destructive? If you could process your annoyance and irritation without isolating or blaming? If you could access compassion and empowerment, even when faced with challenging words or actions?

Join us for an afternoon of exploring the basics of Compassionate Communication!

In this session you will:

  • Learn useful ways to ground yourself and regain balance in stressful or uncomfortable situations.

  • Gain clarity about how to respond lovingly in the inevitable moments of challenge that arise while spending condensed time with your family members and relatives.

  • Upgrade the way you think, speak, and relate in order to experience a more joyful, authentic and connecting holiday season.

Investment: $50 per person

*Cloud Room members: email Gabrielle for a discount code*

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TURKEY DAY MARKET
Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

TURKEY DAY MARKET

-Rain Shadow Meats and Nicky Farms are back with their annual turkey pick-up day. All turkeys must be reserved in advance at rainshadowmeats.com.
-Acres Baking Pies
-Brita Fisher Flowers 
-Produce from Old Chaser Farm
-Taylor Shellfish Grilled Oysters
-Bring your Kitchen Knives for Sharpening by Sea Rose Knifeworks
-Vinyl DJ | Free Street Parking

Mark your calendars!

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BOOK LAUNCH:  Building Reuse: Sustainability, Preservation and the Value of Design by Kathryn Rogers Merlino (UW Press, 2018)
Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

BOOK LAUNCH: Building Reuse: Sustainability, Preservation and the Value of Design by Kathryn Rogers Merlino (UW Press, 2018)

Please join us for a gathering and book-signing event hosted at the Cloud Room. Celebrate the beauty and sustainability of bringing together new design and old buildings in an award winning urban space. Peter Miller Books will have books available for sale at the event. Light fare and cash-bar. 

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 Plum's Plant Loving Thanksgiving 2018
Nov
12
to Nov 18

Plum's Plant Loving Thanksgiving 2018

Plum vegan holiday pie + ice cream. The perfect compliment to any table.

Purchase your scratch made pie for pick up and be all set for guests this Thanksgiving. Starting at $26 each, you almost can’t afford not to.

Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Pie
Apple Crumble Pie (GF available)
Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie (GF)

Don’t forget the ice cream!
Limited-edition Sugar Plum Ice Cream
Pumpkin Spice
Spiced Vanilla

Order online at plumbistro.com/thanksgiving-order

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Let's Talk Conscious Consumption
Nov
9
5:00 PM17:00

Let's Talk Conscious Consumption

A Conversation in Values, Sustainability and Environmental Impact
Please join us for a special night of opening the conversation around conscious consumption; sharing stories in value systems and the impacts unconscious consuming has on the community and the planet. 

Speakers include the founders of Cuniform (a sliding scale personal styling and creative agency), Christine Tran and Colton Winger, who will touch on the impacts of shopping as sustainably as possible and ethically. The founders of Le Whit (a Seattle/NYC design based duo, specializing in interiors and architecture), will be there to share their own values and why radical transparency is important in work relationships and Jill Donnelly, from Baby and Co, will be sharing the impacts of consumerism and how it affects our local economy. 

Tickets available here!

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