this week’s highlights

17 Jan

SUGGESTED PICKS FOR THIS WEEK!

also make sure to check the THIS WEEK page (in the calendar) for more activities/events happening this week besides the ones highlighted here!

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MONDAY 01/17: MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

AND: MLK DAY OF SERVICE!

“many voices united to build the beloved community” mlk day celebration. 9:30am.

garfield high school –> federal building.

free. all ages. workshops 9:30-11am. rally 11am. march noon. free refreshments afterward in garfield’s lunchroom.

also:

“cascadia: a vision for a restorative future.” 6-7:30pm.

downstairs, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

$5. all ages. featuring denis hayes (bullitt foundation), lucia athens (chief sustainability officer, austin, tx), patrick condon (professor of landscape and liveable environments, university of british columbia), moderated by jason twill (sr. project manager for sustainability, design and construction at vulcan).

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TUESDAY 01/18:

kurt timmermeister. 7pm.

elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave.

free. all ages. timmermeister will be discussing his memoir growing a farmer: how i learned to live off the land.

also:

“women and the word: spoken word poets.” 7:30-9:30pm.

ethnic cultural theater. 3931 brooklyn ave.

free. all ages. feautring spoken word poetry by uw women.

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WEDNESDAY 01/19:

“an evening with spike lee.” 8pm.

meany theater, university of washington.

$15 students/$25 general. all ages.

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THURSDAY 01/20:

cheap beer and prose. 7pm.

hugo house. 1634 11th ave.

free. all ages. featuring suzanne morrison, david schmader, jeremy richards, emily white, and $1 beer.

also:

fred wildlife refuge grand opening party. 7-10pm.

fred wildlife refuge. 127 e. boylston.

free, rsvp required. 21+. wildlife-themed attire required. appetizers, cocktails, and entertainment; live performances by kay kay and his weathered underground, can can castaways, the heavenly spies,visual art, video installations, and more!

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FRIDAY 01/21:

“bare (two): an entirely a’capella evening.” doors 7pm.

fremont abbey arts center. 4272 fremont ave n.

$10 fb friends or “likers” ($11.33 w/fees)/$15 front row reserved/$12 general/$15 door.

show 8-10:30pm. featuring the maldives, grand hallway, sean nelson, drew victor, goldfinch, shenanondoah davis, pablo trucker, tony kevin jr, kaylee cole, hannalee, pickwick, kimo muraki, kevin barrans; each artist sings two or three songs.

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SATURDAY 01/22:

australia day at seattle center. 10am-6pm.

fisher pavilion, seattle center.

free (entry). all ages. australian bbq competition, australian beer and wine garden, austrialian cake backing competition, activities and crafts, live music and entertainment, and more!

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SUNDAY 01/23:

national pie day!

celebrate at pie where they’ll be giving away free mini pies! noon-2pm.

celebrate at high 5 pie where they’ll be introducing new flavors today!

or make your own pie and bring it to the pie buffet (salmon bay eagles club)! 6-9pm.

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