this week’s highlights

31 Jan


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



MONDAY 1/31:

cafe lago free cooking class! 5-6:30pm.

cafe lago. 2305 24th ave e. free, rsvp required (at 206-329-8005).

class on stuffed red peppers and fettuccine with meatballs.



“the war on cars. discuss.” 7pm.

liberty bar. 517 15th ave e.

free. 21+. hosted by publicola, moderated by c.r. douglas and erica c. barnett. both sides of the car debate will be represented.


“science on tap.” 7:30pm.

t.s. mchugh’s irish pub. 21 mercer st. queen anne.

free. 21+. alex b. berezow “genetic modification-an innovation for good?”



“silent reading party.” 6-9pm.

fireside room, sorrento hotel. 900 madison st.

free. 21+. live music 6-7pm by kyle o’quin (wild orchid children, kay kay and his weathered underground), happy hour discounts and $4 perfect manahattans, special guests lynn shelton (filmmaker), megan griffiths (filmmaker), lindy west (film editor, stranger).



“the premiere of deathcake royale.” 4-6pm.

cupcake royale, capitol hill location. 1111 e. pike st.

free. all ages. deathcake tastings with stumptown coffee pairings, meet head baker julie vehorn, stumptown coffee experts, frosting demos.

also nearby:

“karen abbot and friends.” 7pm.

west hall, 2nd floor, oddfellows building.

$5. all ages. abbot (american rose: a nation laid bare: the life and times of gyspy rose lee) will give a talk and presentation, followed by a special performance from members of miss indigo blue’s academy of burlesque.



national wear red day, seattle.

puget sound goes red. free. all ages.



grand hallway show. doors 8pm.

chop suey. 1325 e. madision st.

$8 adv/$10 door. 21+. grand hallway, birds and batteries, kimo muraki.



super bowlbecue fundraiser. 1-8pm.

porterhouse pub. 2329 california ave sw.

free (entry). 21+. indoor/outdoor super bowl watching party with bbq food (by donation), a portion of proceeds from diamond knot, port townsend, and georgetown brewing beer will also be donated. benefits west seattle ymca’s after-school programs.


sasquatch! launch party. 7pm.

showbox market. 1426 1st ave.

free (pick up tickets at a verizon store). 21+. hear this year’s lineup, hosted by todd barry, featuring musical performances by the thermals, das racist, mad rad and dj darwin.


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