this week’s highlights

31 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 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.

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TUESDAY 2/1:

“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.

also:

“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?”

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WEDNESDAY 2/2:

“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).

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THURSDAY 2/3:

“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.

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FRIDAY 2/4:

national wear red day, seattle.

puget sound goes red. free. all ages.

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SATURDAY 2/5:

grand hallway show. doors 8pm.

chop suey. 1325 e. madision st.

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

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SUNDAY 2/6:

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.

also:

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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