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MONDAY 01/17: MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

“many voices united to build the beloved community” mlk day celebration. 9:30am.

garfield high school –> federal building.

free. all ages. workshops 9:30-11am. rally 11am. march noon. free refreshments afterward in garfield’s lunchroom.

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picasso’s last day. 10-9pm.

seattle art museum. 1300 1st ave.

$18 students/$23 adults. all ages. last day to see “picasso: masterpieces from the musee national picasso, paris.” sam has special (late night) hours for the exhibit’s last day.

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23rd annual dr. mlk jr. celebration (not seattle, but close!). 10:30-1pm.

tacoma dome exhibition hall, tacoma. 2727 e. d st.

free. all ages. this year’s theme is “this land-our land.” doors 10am, complimentary continental breakfast, multicultural music and dance performances.

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naam free today! 11-4pm.

northwest african american museum. 2300 south massachusetts st.

free. all ages. celebrate mlk day with free admission, and community for youth is hosting an open mic/spoken word (also free) noon-2pm.

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“cascadia: a vision for a restorative future.” 6-7:30pm.

downstairs, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

$5. all ages. featuring denis hayes (bullitt foundation), lucia athens (chief sustainability officer, austin, tx and formerly city of seattle), and patrick condon (professor of landscape and liveable environments, university of british columbia). moderated by jason twill (sr. project manager for sustainability, design and construction at vulcan).

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westlake’s supper club. 6-8pm.

westlake whole foods. 2210 westlake ave.

$10/person. reservations (Emily.Dandrea@wholefoods.com) recommended.

the first of what will be an ongoing supper club, this month’s theme is “healthy eating.” enjoy a 3-course meal prepared by chef hayden.

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2011 king county executive awards for excellence in hip hop in celebration of mlk jr. day. 7pm.

columbia city theater. 4916 rainier ave s.

$15 adv/$20 door. get there early for happy hour discounts in the bourbon bar (4-7pm).

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help needed for the head and the heart’s first music video! 7pm.

the living room bar. 1355 e. olive way.

free. all ages. christian sorensen hansen (videographer and filmmaker) and bobby mchugh (producer) need to borrow your lamps! bring your lamps for the thath’s music video!

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TUESDAY 01/18:

“slum survivors” screening. 3:30-5pm.

the allen auditorium, allen library, uw.

free. all ages. part of the undergraduate “reel to real film series: cities, health, and environment.”

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little taste of dahlia: taylor shellfish. 5:30pm.

dahlia lounge. 2001 4th ave.

$25, reservations required. 21+. part of the ongoing “little taste of dahlia” series. featuring bill whitbeck from taylor shellfish farms, who will be sharing his knowledge of harvesting oysters, clams, and mussels. there will also be oysters served.

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michael honey. 6pm.

university bookstore. 4326 university way ne.

free. all ages. author and professor (haley professor of humanities, uw tacoma) michael honey will read from his new book all labor has dignity: martin luther king, jr. on labor rights and economic justice.

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oyster happy hour. 6-8pm.

market cafe, westlake whole foods. 2210 westlake ave.

raw oysters on the half-shell .69 cents each. paired beer ($2) and wine ($5) available too.

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fremont walk, talk, and taste tour. 7-8:30pm.

fremont pcc. 600 n 34th.

free, pre-registration required (206-545-7112 or pcccooks.com). all ages. class and tour led by pcc cooks instructors nick rose and leika suzumura. also receive a $10 off coupon for store merchandise.

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kurt timmermeister. 7pm.

elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave.

free. all ages. timmermeister will be discussing his memoir growing a farmer: how i learned to live off the land.

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salon of shame. doors 7pm.

theater off jackson. 409 7th ave s.

$12. 21+. show 8pm. this event always sells out early, so hurry up and buy tickets!!

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“women and the word.” 7:30-9:30pm.

ethnic cultural theater. 3931 brooklyn ave.

free. all ages. “women and the word: spoken word poets” features spoken word poetry by uw women.

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WEDNESDAY 01/19:

genki sushi special (not seattle, but close)!

genki sushi usa, renton location. 365 s. grady way.

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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interactive open house. 5:30-7:30pm.

the seattle aquarium. 1483 alaskan way.

free. all ages. elliott bay seawall project’s interactive open house is an opportunity to help design the seawall.

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“an evening with spike lee.” 8pm.

meany theater, university of washington.

$15 students/$25 general. all ages.

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THURSDAY 01/20:

thursday tasting. 5-7pm.

interbay whole foods. 2001 15th ave w.

free. 21+. beer and wine tastings.

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umpqua grand opening celebration. 5-7:30pm.

umpqua bank. 539 broadway e.

free. all ages. celebrate umpqua’s first month with food, drinks, and live music! featuring herban feast, poco wine room, poppy!

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cider tasting. 5-8pm.

the beer junction. 4707 42nd ave.

$4. 21+. cider tasting, five different ciders.

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winter hoppiness. 6:30-8pm.

greenlake pcc. 7504 aurora ave n.

free. 21+. beer tasting.

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cheap beer and prose. 7pm.

hugo house. 1634 11th ave.

free. all ages. featuring suzanne morrison, david schmader, jeremy richards, emily white, and $1 beer.

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“history cafe.” 7-8pm.

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

free. all ages. different topic each month! presented by mohai, history link, spl, kcts 9, and roy st. coffee & tea.

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fred wildlife refuge grand opening party. 7-10pm.

fred wildlife refuge. 127 e. boylston.

free, rsvp required. 21+. wildlife-themed attire required. presented by the can can. appetizers, cocktails, and entertainment; live performances by kay kay and his weathered underground, can can castaways, the heavenly spies,visual art (jason wood and sean m. johnson), dj trouble disco, video installations (lux collective/tj davis and jonathan womack).

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typetrigger launch party. 7-11pm.

sole repair shop. 1001 e. pike st.

free. music, drinks, food, mini-trigger writing events with prizes, and more!

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“house party” quote along. 8pm.

central cinema. 1411 21st ave.

$9 adv/$11 door. 21+. featuring live performance by mash hall, free red kool aid, and more!

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FRIDAY 01/21:

“history and memory.” 3:30pm.

room 407, smith hall, uw.

free. all ages. author and professor (haley professor of humanities, uw tacoma) michael honey, “history and memory: revisiting king’s vision of labor rights and economic justice.”

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friday night bites. 4-6pm.

westlake whole foods. 2210 westlake ave.

samples, demonstrations, music.

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free fry friday. 5-7pm.

pike street fish fry. 925 e. pike st.

free french fries and $2 new belgium beer!

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rock of ages karoke party. 5-8pm.

lobby, paramount theater. 911 pine st.

free. 21+. free vain salon 80’s hairstyles, drink specials, costume contest, trivia, prizes special discount tickets to rock of ages (portion of the ticket sale proceeds benefits vera project), and more!

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beer tasting friday. 5-8pm.

chuck’s 85th market. 656 nw 85th st.

21+. featuring snoqualmie brewing.

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the thermals show. doors 8pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

$12 adv. all ages. the thermals, unnatural helpers, white fang.

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“bare (two): an entirely a’capella evening.” doors 7pm, show 8-10:30pm.

fremont abbey arts center. 4272 fremont ave n.

$10 facebook friends or “likers” ($11.33 w/fees)/$15 front row reserved online/$12 general/$15 door.

featuring the maldives, grand hallway, sean nelson, drew victor, goldfinch, shenanondoah davis, pablo trucker, tony kevin jr, kaylee cole, hannalee, pickwick, kimo muraki, kevin barrans; each artist sings two or three songs.

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SATURDAY 01/22:

5th annual national soup swap.

make some soup, swap some soup with friends!

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australia day at seattle center. 10am-6pm.

fisher pavilion, seattle center.

free (entry). all ages. australian bbq competition, australian beer and wine garden, austrialian cake backing competition, activities and crafts, live music and entertainment, and more!

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2nd annual belgianfest. noon-4pm & 5:30-9:30pm.

magnuson park. 6310 ne 74th st.

$30 adv/$35 door. 21+. admission fee includes commemorative tasting glass and ten (40z) tastes. featuring over 50 belgian-style beers!

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2011 winter powwow. 1-10pm.

indian heritage high school/wilson-pacific middle colllege. 133- n 90th st.

free. all ages. sponsored by asuw american indian student commission.

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cooper mountain vineyards. 2:30-4pm.

greenlake pcc. 7504 aurora ave n.

free. 21+. wine tasting with special guests oregon’s cooper mountain vineyards.

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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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west seattle walk, talk, and taste tour. 3-4:30pm.

west seattle pcc. 2749 california ave sw.

free, pre-registration required (206-545-7112 or pcccooks.com). all ages. class and tour led by pcc cooks instructors nick rose and leika suzumura. also receive a $10 off coupon for store merchandise.

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2d or not 2d animation festival.

imax theater, pacific science center, seattle center.

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seward park owl prowl party and walk. 5:30pm.

seward park audubon. 5902 lake washington blvd. s.

$4. all ages. activities, including family lessons on owls and games, followed by a two mile guided night hike into the forest to look for the resident barred owls.

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rock n’ roll carnival. 5:30pm.

vera project, seattle center.

all ages. featuring 16 different musical acts!

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free show. 8pm.

arabica lounge. 1550 e. olive way.

free. all ages. “dull studies” exhibit and musical performances (around 9:30pm) by case studies and dull knife.

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the young evils show. 9:30pm.

tractor tavern. 5213 ballard ave nw.

$8. 21+. musical performances by the young evils, black whales, the first times.

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SUNDAY 01/23:

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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national pie day.

celebrate at pie where they’ll be giving away free mini pies! noon-2pm.

celebrate at high 5 pie where they’ll be introducing new flavors today!

or make your own pie and bring it to the pie buffet (salmon bay eagles club)! 6-9pm.

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free show. 7pm.

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

free. 21+. live musical performance by sean neil, kevin sur. get there early for happy hour discounts (4-7pm)!

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