this week’s highlights

2 May

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 5/2:

prom at linda’s. 9pm-cl.

linda’s tavern. 707 e. pine st.

free (entry). 21+. there will be photographers taking prom pictures, prizes/awards for best outfits, djs, dancing, and more!

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TUESDAY 5/3:

“science on tap.” 7:30pm.

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

free. 21+. featuring blaise aguera y arcas (the man behind bing mobile and bing maps, among other things, at microsoft), “building a collective digital world.”

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WEDNESDAY 5/4:

“silent reading party.” 6-9pm.

fireside room, sorrento hotel. 900 madison st.

free. featuring live music by kyle o’quin (wild orchid children, kay kay and his weathered underground), special (comic-themed) guests ellen forney and derek erdman, and $4 manhattan drink special.

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THURSDAY 5/5: CINCO DE MAYO

“march to the center of the earth: community night out” 5:30-9pm.

seattle art museum. 1300 1st ave.

free. all ages. bring a crafty costume (or show up early and create one in sam’s studio) and join the 5:30pm procession along 1st ave (and businesses on 1st are getting in on the fun; boka will be handing out bags of gourmet salted carmel kettle corn, pala pala dress boutique will be handing out coupons,
sandylew will be handing maracas made out of recycled materials, etc.). there will be music, tours, soundsuit performances, activities, and more!

also: now urbanism “social justice, inequality and cities.” 6:30pm.

room 120, kane hall. university of washington.

free. all ages. featuring laura pulido (professor of american studies and ethnicity/geography, university of southern california), nik heynen (geography, university of georgia), marilyn watkins (executive director, economic opportunity institute), and moderate by ana m. cauce (dean, college of arts & sciences, university of washington).

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FRIDAY 5/6:

henry open house. 8-11pm.

henry art gallery, university of washington.

$8 students & seniors/$12 general. all ages. celebrate the opening of “the talent show” with food, live musical performances, dancing, reality tv star costume contest, and more!

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SATURDAY 5/7: FREE COMIC BOOK DAY, KENTUCKY DERBY

etsyrain spring handmade craft show. 11-5pm.

intiman theatre, seattle center. 201 mercer st.

free (entry). all ages. first 50 in line get free swag bags! there will be a number of (local and regional) artists selling their handmade items!

also: 7th annual audioasis benefit show. 9:30pm.

the sunset. 5433 ballard ave nw.

$7 adv/$8 door. 21+. doors 8:30pm. featuring musical performances by lemolo, the golden blondes, stag. benefits the nature consortium.

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SUNDAY 5/8: MOTHER’S DAY

the first broadway farmers market of the season! 11-3pm.

new location; seattle central community college. 1701 broadway.

free. all ages. celebrate the first day and new location by supporting some local vendors! there will be opening day celebrations, including live musical performances, free snacks, and free plant starts and seeds!

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