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MONDAY 01/03:

discounted karaoke promotion. open-9pm.

rock box. 1603 nagle place. promotion is good all month!

$2 karaoke (per person, per hour) monday-thursday open-9pm.

this is a special promotion for facebook friends (it’s normally $7), just tell your server when you get there and they’ll give you the discount!

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“thrilling tales.” doors 11:45am.

microsoft auditorium, level 1, central library. 1000 4th ave.

free. all ages. lunch hour story time for adults 12:05-12:55pm.

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5th ave theatre tour. noon.

free. all ages. tour lasts approximately 20 minutes.

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2-for-1 pud thai!

jup jup jup. 209 broadway e.

buy one pud thai, and get one of equal or lessor value for free. code phrase is “bankok.” for dinner, dine in only.

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preview of rossini’s “the barber of seville.” 6:30-7:30pm.

west seattle branch, public library. 2306 42nd ave sw.

free. all ages. doors 6:15pm. the seattle opera will be previewing “the barber of seville,” there will be an informal talk providing background and answering questions about the opera.

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conor byrne brewer’s night.”

conor byrne pub. 5140 ave nw.

free (entry). 21+. tonight is the first of what will be a monthly (first monday of the month) event. tonight’s event features fremont brewery with universal pale, abominable winter ale, bourbon barrel aged abominale ale, and a special infusion of the interurban ipa.

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greenwood chocolati cafe movie night. 7-9pm.

chocolati cafe. 8319 greenwood ave n.

free. all ages. drink specials, 10% discount to students with id.

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word up! scrabble tournament for charity! 7:15pm.

the skylark lounge. 3803 delridge way sw.

$5/person. 21+. three 45 min rounds, prizes for highest score and runners up, raffle (tickets for sale). 7pm registration, game starts at 7:15pm. benefits team tracy.

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TUESDAY 01/04:

free seattle u basketball tickets. 11am.

blue moon burgers.

posted online: “free tix to seattle university men’s hoops jan. 6! just come in and ask…while they last.”

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vegan happy hour. 5-7:30pm.

westlake whole foods. 2210 westlake ave.

menu items range in price ($4-$5), or pick three for $12 or four for $15. wine ($5) and beer ($2) available too.

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science on tap. 7:30pm.

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

free. 21+. an opportunity to explore the latest ideas in science and technology in a relaxed atmosphere…and drink beer. “make it, break it, make it better: new materials for cars and spacecraft,” brian flinn (dept. of materials science & engineering, uw).

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cakearokee. 9pm-cl.

highline bar. 210 broadway e.

free. 21+. karaoke and (rotating vegan) cake and drink specials. tonight’s cake special is $5 chocolate orange cake.

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WEDNESDAY 01/05:

wicked wednesday wing night. 5-7:30pm.

market cafe, westlake whole foods. 2210 westlake ave.

wings! 50 cents each or $5/dozen. paired beer ($2/glass) and paired wine ($5/glass) available too.

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silent reading. 6-9pm.

fireside room, sorrento hotel. 900 madison st.

free. 21+. bring a book for the silent reading party! there will be special guest readers jason finn (presidents of the usa), sean nelson (harvey danger),  susanna welborne (the intelligence), dave hernandez (the shins), live music by kyle o’quin (wild orchid children, kay kay and his weathered underground), and happy hour discounts (including $4 manhattans).

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wallingford art walk. 6-9pm.

free. all ages. maps available at the wallingford center. there will be free musical performances (at wallingford center, seamonster lounge, rain sushi, etc.), complimentary refreshments and snacks, and special art walk sales/discounts at participating businesses.

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“circus!” part three. 7-9pm.

vermillion art gallery & bar. 1508 11th ave.

free. 21+. john boylan leads a roundtable discussion about the circus. featuring actor/clown cathleen o’malley, dancer/aerialist elizabeth rose, driector/producer erin brindley, and circus artist terry crane.

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craft night. 7:30pm.

neptune coffee. 8415 greenwood ave n.

“stitch and b*word night.” $1 off all glasses of wine. join knitters, crocheters, etc.

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THURSDAY 01/06:

free museums for first thursday of the month!

free. all ages. many seattle museums have no admission fee today!

like:

reduced ticket prices for sam’s picasso. 10am-midnight.

the collection galleries are free for first thursday.

“sam performs” 5:30-7:30pm. live music by fences and interactive activities.

special (late night) hours and a (reduced) price for admission to the picasso exhibit (adults $12 instead of $23). public tours of the picasso exhibit at 1-2pm and 2-3pm.

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art in the park and galleries walk. noon-8pm.

occiental park and businesses throughout pioneer square.

free. all ages. many galleries have special opening receptions with music and food/drinks.

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preview of rossini’s “the barber of seville.” 2-3pm.

green lake branch, public library. 7364 e. green lake dr. n.

free. all ages. doors 1:45pm. the seattle opera will be previewing “the barber of seville,” there will be an informal talk providing background and answering questions about the opera.

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metropolitan market wellness fair. today-jan 30. 3-7pm.

uptown metropolitan market. 100 mercer st.

free. all ages. today is the first day of the wellness fair, which will have educational information, demonstrations, and product sampling. it will run thursdays & fridays 3-7pm, saturdays & sundays noon-4pm.

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pizza and wine tasting. 5-6pm.

12th and olive wine company. 1125 e. olive st.

21+. tastings with big mario (big mario’s new york style pizza) and guiseppe (wine).

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thursday tasting. 5-7pm.

interbay whole foods. 2001 15th ave w.

free. 21+. beer and wine tastings.

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vera ing reading. 6pm.

tateuchi story theater, wing luke museum. 719 s. king st.

free. all ages. lifelong seattle resident vera ing will read from her memoir dim sum: the seattle abc (american born chinese) dream.

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luscious reasons to love the languedoc. 6:30-8pm.

west seattle pcc. 2749 california ave sw.

free. 21+. try some of the most recent, direct-import arrivals from the south of france. 1 0z. pour of up to four wines.

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2nd annual elvis alive. 7pm.

triple door. 216 union st.

$15 adv/$20 door. all ages. a celebration of elvis’ life and music with vince mira and special guests.

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best of the northwest volume 2. doors 7pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

$10 adv/$12 door. all ages. show 8pm. a benefit for teen feed featuring school of rock students performing music by performers from the northwest.

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teengirl fantasy show. doors 7:30pm.

vera project. 305 harrison st, seattle center.

$9. all ages. teengirl fantasy, pictureplane, usf.

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“the little prince.” 8-9pm.

rendezvous/jewelbox theater. 2322 2nd ave.

free (donations accepted). 21+. an adaption of saint-exupery’s book. performed by local developmentally disabled adults.

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frances farmer organ karoake. 8-11pm.

vermillion gallery. 1508 11th ave.

free. 21+. ffok is like normal karoke, but better! choose a song to sing from the song book and you will be accompanied by someone playing an organ!

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FRIDAY 01/07:

free cupcake! today-jan 9.

cupcake royale, all locations.

visit cupcake royale’s fb page to get the coupon (free velvet elvis with a coffee purchase), then print it and present it to get the cupcake!

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7-11 grand opening party. 11-1pm.

westwood 7-11. 35th & Barton.

free. all ages. complimentary sandwiches, grill items, drinks (slurpees!), chips, desserts, prizes, and more!

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central library architecture tour. noon-1pm.

central library. 1000 4th ave.

free. all ages. register at the welcome desk (level 3). tour focuses on the structure and design of the building.

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friday night bites. 4-6pm.

westlake whole foods. 2210 westlake ave.

free samples, demonstrations, music.

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beer tasting friday. 5-8pm.

chuck’s 85th market. 656 nw 85th st.

21+. featuring ninkasi.

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fremont art walk. 6-9pm.

free. all ages. participating businesses have special opening receptions, some have special sales/discounts and free live musical performances (fremont abbey arts center, 509 winery and tasting room, etc.)

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2nd annual elvis alive. 7pm & 10pm.

triple door. 216 union st.

$15 adv/$20 door. all ages (7pm). 21+ (10pm). a celebration of elvis’ life and music with vince mira and special guests.

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14/48: the world’s quickest theatre festival starts today! 8pm, 10:30pm.

today-jan 15. act theater. 700 union st.

$20 adv/$25 door, or become a monthly member for $20 (if you’re under 30)! all ages. 14/48 is 14 plays (created, designed, scored, rehearsed, etc.) in 48 hours!

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neumos employees showcase. doors 8pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

$5. 21+. featuring elephant rider, deadkill, lovesick empire, broken nobles, nautilis.

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7th annual elvis tribute. 9:30pm.

tractor tavern. 5213 ballard ave nw.

$10 (a portion of proceeds go to desc). 21+. featuring roy kay combo with chris ballew, martin feveyear, leon berman, andrew mckeag, billy joe huels, barbara ireland, marshall scott warner, angelatini, tony laborie, casey macgill, knut bell, special performance by miss kitty baby and more!

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SATURDAY 01/08:

univeristy district farmers market. 9-2pm.

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free moore theatre tour. 10am. tour lasts approximately 90 min.

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“um, uh, oh” at easy st. noon.

east street records, west seattle location. 4559 california ave sw #200.

the new say hi record “um, uh, oh” will be playing in its entirety starting at noon. eric elbogen of say hi will be there too!

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georgetown trailer park market of curiosities. noon-5pm.

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seahawks special. 1pm-half hour after the game.

tacos guaymas, green lake location. 6808 e. green lake way n.

if you wear seahawks apparel (for the seahawks vs. new orleans saints game), you get a free appetizer (with purchase of any drink). there will also be drinks specials during the game.

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central district art walk. 1-5pm.

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luscious reasons to love the languedoc. 2:30-4pm.

greenlake pcc. 7504 aurora ave n.

free. 21+. try some of the most recent, direct-import arrivals from the south of france. 1 0z. pour of up to four wines.

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wine tasting. 3-5pm.

interbay whole foods. 2001 15th ave w.

$3 donation (goes to local non-profit). 21+. four or five 1 oz. samples of wine and cheese pairings.

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wine tasting. 6-8pm.

dish it up! 5320 ballard ave nw.

free. 21+. “the art of wine: smell” with winemaker shannon jones (hestia cellars) and sommelier cole sisson.

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ballard art walk. 6-9pm.

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georgetown art attack. 6-9pm.

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gypsy rose lee centennial. doors 6pm, show 8pm.

triple door. 216 union st.

$20 adv/$25 door. 17+. hosted by miss astrid. celebrate burlesque icon gypsy rose lee (aka rose louise hovick born jan 8, 1911 in seattle) with performances, music, dance, film, and more! benefits the burlesque hall of fame.

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free musical performance. 7-11pm.

arabica lounge. 1550 olive way.

free. all ages. featuring if bears were bees, paintings for animals, phyche delos.

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all ages movement project nw summit concert & dance party. doors 7:30pm.

vera project. 305 harrison st, seattle center.

$10. all ages. (panels and workshops 1-7pm). 7:30pm performances by kimya dawson, my parade, silicon girls, and more!

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14th annual seattle elvis invitationals. doors 7:45pm.

club motor. 1950 1st ave s.

$12 adv/$15 door. 21+. show 8:30pm, contest 9:30pm. featuring the kentucky rain band, special guest robert washington, hosted by jim dever.

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kexp audioasis benefit. doors 8:30pm, show 9:30pm.

the sunset tavern. 5433 ballard ave nw.

$7 adv/$8 door. 21+. featuring kay kay and his weathered underground, kaylee cole, bryan john appleby, hosted by hannah levin.

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“appetite for awesome.” doors 9pm, show 10pm.

el corazon. 109 eastlake ave.

free. 21+. presented by pbr and massradawesome. hourly prizes and a grand raffle prize. all proceeds benefit rosie mcpherson. full cover sets of motorhead, 7 seconds, the descendents, gorilla biscuits, jawbreaker, guns n roses, and pantera by members of on, poverty bay saints, betrayed, heiress, black breath, blood elk, the great white north, grenades, gravemaker, between the buried and me.

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SUNDAY 01/09:

west seattle farmers market. 10-2pm.

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ballard street market. 10-3pm.

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fremont street market. 10-5pm.

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spokespeople west seattle ride. 11am.

meet at alki statue of liberty.

free. all ages. 38 mile ride to kent and back.

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beard and stache fest contestant picture party. 1-4pm.

the high dive. 513 n. 36th st.

free. bring your facial hair for this great opportunity to support local non-profit treehouse! there will be goodies and prizes too! get your photo taken; participating facial hair will be displayed on donation cans.

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seminar on censorship. 2-4pm.

henry art gallery. 4100 15th ave ne.

free. all ages. co-hosted by the henry and sam. panel discussion (including artists, journalists, activists and more) about the controversy surrounding the smithsonian’s removal of david wajnarowicz’s “a fire in my belly” from the national portrait gallery.

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genki sushi special!

genki sushi usa, capitol hill location. 1620 broadway suite h.

all sushi items $1.00 per plate! menu items only, dine-in only, can’t be combined with other discounts/promotions.

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