1/10-1/16

MONDAY 01/10:

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

free, rsvp required (at 206-329-8005). space is limited so call asap!

cafe lago. 2305 24th ave e.

class will be on lago’s legendary lasagna.

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the hood hunt #4: loyal heights. 5:30pm.

local heights neighborhood. start/meet: ballard commons park.

free. all ages. map-based scavenger hunt, followed by social at people’s pub. don’t forget to print the map and bring warm clothes!

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cineoke! doors 6:30pm.

jewelbox theater. the rendezvous. 2322 2nd ave.

$5. starts at 7pm. like karaoke, but to your favorite movie musicals.

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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 community harvest. get there early for happy hour discounts (3-7pm. $1 off beer/wells/wine and $2-$4 food).

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TUESDAY 01/11:

5% day for chicken soup brigade.

bellevue, interbay, redmond, roosevelt square, westlake whole foods.

puget sound metro community 5% day for chicken soup brigade;  5% of sales will be donated to lifelong aids alliance.

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les moules & frites happy hour. 5-7:30pm.

westlake whole foods. 2210 westlake ave.

$8 bowl of french fries and hot mussels steamed with herbs, spices, and belgian ale, topped with garlic aioli. paired wine ($5) and beer ($2) available too. special giveaways too.

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paolo valesio. 6:30pm.

room 120, kane hall, uw.

free, registration required. all ages. paolo valesio (chair, giuseppe ungaretti professor of italian literature, columbia university) “on mysticism and modern italian poetry.”

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“the round 68.” doors 7pm.

fremont abbey arts center. 4272 fremont ave n.

$10. all ages. featuring matt bishop (hey marseilles), kelli schaefer, bryan john applebee, live painter laci mccrea, slam poets from youth speaks and seattle poetry slam.

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cakearokee. 9pm-cl.

highline bar. 210 broadway e.

free. 21+. karaoke and (rotating vegan) cake specials.

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WEDNESDAY 01/12:

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

ballard branch, public library. 5614 22nd ave. nw.

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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remodel celebration. 2-6pm.

west seattle pcc. 2749 california ave sw.

celebrate the newly remodeled store with cake and coffee.

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genki sushi special!

genki sushi usa, queen anne. 500 mercer st.

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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wine tasting wednesday. 5-8pm.

chuck’s 85th market. 656 nw 85th st.

21+. featuring washington state red wines.

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happy hour for hope. 5:30-7:30pm.

highline bar. 210 broadway e.

free (entry). 21+. presented by seattle weekly. musical performances by my goodness and live painting. benefits the nonprofit race for a ride.

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

northeast branch, public library. 6801 35th ave. ne.

free. all ages. doors 6:15pm. presented by theodore deacon (seattle opera guild), 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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kay kay and his weathered underground show. doors 7pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

$8. 21+. show 8pm. kay kay and his weathered underground, ravenna woods, exohxo, let’s get lost.

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craft night. 7:30pm.

neptune coffee. 8415 greenwood ave n.

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

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rosehips at rosebud. 9:30pm.

rosebud restaurant & bar. 719 e. pike st.

free. 21+. belly dancing exhibition. themed drinks.

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THURSDAY 01/13:

free day at the northwest african american museum. 11-7pm.

also at naam:

heidi w. durrow book reading. 7pm.

$7 general ($5 students/seniors). all ages. durrow will read from her debut novel the girl who fell from the sky.

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preview of rossini’s “the barber of seville.” noon-1pm.

central branch, public library. 1000 4th ave.

free. all ages. doors 11:45am. 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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24th annual king county dr. martin luther king jr. celebration. noon.

5th ave theatre. 1398 5th ave.

free. all ages. keynote speaker camara phyllis jones (research director, social determinants of health and equity, center for disease control and prevention), featured musicians and artists include denny stern, storme webber, chad goller-sojourner, nikki nojima louis, slwan logman, and hamda yusuf.

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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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gourmet sliders happy hour. 5-7:30pm.

westlake whole foods. 2210 westlake ave.

$3 gourmet sliders!

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beer tasting. 5-8pm.

the beer junction. 4707 42nd ave.

$4. 21+. beer tasting event with iron horse brewing (ellensburg, wa) feautring five different beers.

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capitol hill blitz art walk. 5-8pm.

many participating businesses have special opening receptions with music, drinks and snacks, special discounts, etc.

including:

“pour paintings” with live art by artist jesse higman. vermillion. 5-8pm. (after party with informal screening of robztv pocket video street photography and dj)

“of teddy bears and other monsters” by artist emmett montgomery. cakespy. 5-8pm.

“artifakt on the hill” with live art by several artists, special guest djs, food and drinks provided. the loft gallery. 7-11pm.

“penetration” blitz after party at the unicorn with kaleidoscopic audio and visual projections by dumb eyes. 9pm.

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free day at the seattle asian art museum. 5-9pm with capitol hill blitz.

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“cultural confluence: urban people of asian and native american heritages” opening reception. 5:30-8pm.

wing luke museum. 719 s. king st.

free. all ages. 5:30-7pm members only preview. 7-8pm open to the public.

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slow food book club. 6-7:30pm.

roy street coffee & tea (starbucks). 700 broadway ave e.

free. all ages. this is the first book club of the “slow foods seattle books.” michael pollan’s food rules.

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west seattle art walk. 6-9pm.

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now urbanism “informal urbanism.” 6:30pm.

room 120, kane hall. university of washington.

free. all ages. “informal urbanism: slum cities and global health.”

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pictures of resistance opening reception. 6:30-8:30pm.

hillel uw. 4745 17th ave ne.

free. all ages. “pictures of resistance: the wartime photographs of jewish partisan faye schulman.” keynote speaker filmmaker sharon rennert (granddaughter of tuvia bielski, commander of the bielski partisan group), mitch braff (executive director, jewish partisans educational foundation). light refreshments provided.

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free screening of “foul water/fiery serpent.” 7pm.

room 210, kane hall, uw.

free. all ages. the documentary screening will be followed by a q&a session with donard hopkins (vice president for health, the carter center) and ernesto ruiz-tiben (technical director, guinea worm eradication program).

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movie night at bauhaus. 8pm.

bauhaus books & coffee. 301 e. pine st.

free. all ages. a movie will be shown without sound, while a guest dj will create a new soundtrack. tonight’s movie is the 1961 twilight zone episode “the invaders.” music starts 8pm, film 8:30pm.

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FRIDAY 01/14:

picasso’s final weekend at the sam. 10am-midnight.

seattle art museum.1300 1st ave.

special hours for the final weekend of “picasso: masterpieces from the musee national picaso, paris.”

also: mary ann caws. 7pm.

$8 students/seniors, $10 adults. all ages. mary ann caws (author and professor of comparative literature, english and french, graduate school of the city university of new york) on dora maar and pablo picasso.

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mlk 37th annual community celebration. noon-1:30pm.

mount zion baptist church. 1634 19th ave.

free. all ages. featuring the right to dream by living voices (a dramatic retelling of the early civil rights movement in the us), emcee lori matsukawa (king 5 news).

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“blue friday.”

top pot doughnuts, all locations.

free. all ages. wear your seahawks jersey into any top pot doughnuts and receive a free seahawks doughnut!

also: 50% off all dozens! 3-7pm.

top pot doughnuts, downtown location. 2124 5th ave. (while they lasts)

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free screening of “girl child.” 3:30-5:30pm.

ethnic cultural theater. 3931 brooklyn ave.

free. all ages. the documentary screening will be followed by a moderated discussion with betty makoni (human rights activist).

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friday night bites. 4-6pm.

westlake whole foods. 2210 westlake ave.

samples, demonstrations, music.

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beer tasting friday. 5-8pm.

chuck’s 85th market. 656 nw 85th st.

21+. featuring silver city brewing.

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art up greenwood-phinney. 6-9pm.

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“arsenic and old lace.” today-jan 16. 7pm.

green lake bathhouse. 7312 west green lake dr. n.

free. all ages. the seattle public theater youth drama program presents free showings of their of “arsenic and old lace” production.

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“a night of spoken word.” 7pm.

wayward vegan cafe. 5253 university way.

by donation. all ages. featuring activists josh harper and greg bennick, screening of “the philosopher kings.” this event is part of the 100 shows for haiti.

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philip n. howard: the internet and muslim democratization. 7:30pm.

downstairs, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

$5. all ages. the digital origins of dictatorship and democracy: information technology and political islam. howard is a university of washington professor of communication.

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the head and the heart. jan 14. doors 8pm.

*UPDATE: SOLD OUT*

neumos. 925 e. pike st. the head and the heart, curtains for you, lemolo.

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4th annual sound on the sound’s birthday bash. 10pm.

blue moon tavern. 712 ne ave 45th st.

$5. 21+. featuring the allman butters, the petty party,kellie shaefer, pickwick.

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SATURDAY 01/15:

univeristy district farmers market. 9-2pm.

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“new years all year round” exhibit opening & family fun day (free day).

2nd floor, wing luke museum. 719 s. king st.

free (for family fun day; 3rd saturday of the month). all ages. celebrate the exhibit’s opening with chinese, laotian, and pacific ilsander new year and diwali traditions. there will be food, games, and more!

also:

family fun day with sensei artist mizu sugiamura. 1-3pm.

community hall, wing luke museum. 719 s. king st.

free. all ages. participate in the japanese custom of extending new year’s greetings by postcard (nengajo). today you can make your own postcards with recycled materials!

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

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dr. martin luther king jr. holiday celebration. 1-3pm.

center house, seattle center.

free. all ages. featuring human harmony children’s choir, mayor mike mcginn, a staged reading of mlk jr.’s “beyond vietnam,” and more.

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“arsenic and old lace.” 2pm & 7pm.

green lake bathhouse. 7312 west green lake dr. n.

free. all ages. the seattle public theater youth drama program presents free showings of their of “arsenic and old lace” production.

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easy to drink, easy to buy. 2:30-4pm.

greenlake pcc. 7504 aurora ave n.

free. 21+. wine tasting, 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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health fair: healthy eating. 3-6pm.

interbay whole foods. 2001 15th ave w.

free. all ages. free sampling event featuring healthy recipes.

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wikipedia’s 10th anniversary party. 4-6pm.

metrix create: space. 623 broadway e.

free. all ages. celebrate wikipedia’s 10th anniversary! free anniversary t-shirts, buttons, stickers, etc. and cake!

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thai fusion’s one year anniversary party. 5pm-cl.

thai fusion restaurant and lounge. 15 nickerson st.

$15 (a portion of ticket $ goes to relay for life). celebrate with drinks (admission fee includes one drink ticket), snacks, special thai dance performances, and more!

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the final day of 14/48: the world’s quickest theatre festival.

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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grand archives show. 8pm.

the crocodile. 2200 2nd ave.

$10 adv. 21+. grand archives, feral children, astronautalis.

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“saturday night fever.” 8pm.

free. all ages. west hall, 2nd floor, century ballroom. 915 east pine st.

doors and ($) food/bar service available at 7pm, movie at 8pm.

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michael pollan. 8pm.

benaroya hall. 200 university st.

$25 and up. all ages. michael pollan “in defense of food: the omnivore’s solution.”

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show at cairo. 8pm.

cairo. 507 e. mercer st.

$5. all ages. live musical performances by charles leo gebhardt iv, case studies, orca team.

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SUNDAY 01/16:

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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“arsenic and old lace.” 2pm.

green lake bathhouse. 7312 west green lake dr. n.

free. all ages. the seattle public theater youth drama program presents free showings of their of “arsenic and old lace” production.

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extras needed to be in a music video! 4pm.

the crocodile. 2200 2nd ave.

free, rsvp. 18+. carlos lopez is filming the music video for say hi’s “devils,” and they need extras; audience members at a say hi show! they’ll have pizza there too!

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the bushwick book club seattle. 8pm.

can can. 94 pike st.

$7 general/$12 vip. 21+. “the bushwick book club presents original music inspired by a connecticut yankee in king arthur’s court by mark twain.” featuring performances by andrew nunez, travis young, geoff larson, tai shan, wes wedell, mike votava, eva lang, tom parker, david hillman, mongrel jews, michael wallenfels, melissa montalto.

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11th annual mlk (dance) party. doors 9pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

$8 adv. 21+. expansions x trust, dj riz, masa, kid hops, suntzu sound, jayson powell.

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the river rust show. 9pm.

bourbon bar, columbia city theater. 4916 rainier ave s.

free. 21+. free musical performance by river rust.

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