Facebook pixel

Shabazz Palaces

Season 1 | Episode 2

Growing up in the south end of Seattle, Ishmael Butler and Tendai “Baba” Maraire (better known as Shabazz Palaces) were surrounded by the city’s natural beauty.  In this episode of Open Studio, the duo takes famed National Geographic photographer and local Seattleite Aaron Huey into Seward Park on the edge of Lake Washington, where as they explain – the trees have stories to tell. This is #OpenStudio.

Follow the Open Studio Stories @NatGeoTravel on Instagram.

This series was produced in collaboration with National Geographic.

  • Key:
  • Neighborhood
  • Location

Featured areas

  • Key:
  • Neighborhood
  • Journey
Title Description Link

SUBSCRIBE TO THE SEATTLE LOCALIST

Seattle’s best every month in your inbox

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Quality Inn & Suites Seattle Center

  • Address: 618 John St, Seattle WA 98109
  • Neighborhood: Queen Anne
  • Phone: (206) 728-7666
  • Website: qualityinnseattle.com

The Sound Hotel Seattle Belltown

  • Address: 2120 Fourth Avenue, Seattle WA 98121
  • Neighborhood: Belltown
  • Phone: (206) 441-7456
  • Website: thesoundhotel.com

Archer Redmond

  • Address: 7200 164th Avenue NE, Redmond WA 98052
  • Neighborhood: Bellevue/Eastside
  • Phone: 425.658.3000
  • Website: archerhotel.com