10/11-10/17

MONDAY 10/11:

last day for free tickets for the picasso opening weekend.

open 10-5pm. seattle art museum. 1300 1st ave.

free tickets for the first 100 visitors!

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23rd annual seattle antiquarian book fair 2010. 11-4pm.

$5 (ticket good for sunday and today). seattle center exhibition hall.

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23rd annual national coming out day welcome luncheon. 11:30-1pm.

walker ames room, 2nd floor, kane hall. university of washington.

free. presented by the q center and asuw’s gbltc. speakers, free food.

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5th ave theatre tours. noon. tour lasts approximately 20 minutes.

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“the novel: live!” today-oct 16.

free. all ages. 10am-10pm. richard hugo house. 1634 11th ave. (and online)

36 northwest authors will be creating a 60,000 word novel in a six day marathon; every two hours someone new rotates in. watch the live author cam, read the live writing feed, or read previous chapters that have been produced on the website!

oct 11-oct 14 hugo house will host readings and happy hours (5-7pm) in the bar/cafe with special guests, drink specials, refreshments, (free!) snacks, and raffle prizes. also open late night 8-10pm with drink specials, raffle prizes, and surprises.

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cineoke! doors 6:30pm.

jewelbox theater. the rendezvous. 2322 2nd ave.

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

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a. scott bullitt lecture in american history with gail collins. 7pm.

presented with arts crush 2010. central library. 1000 4th ave.

free, rsvp encouraged. 17+. collins is discussing when everything changed: the amazing journey of american women from 1960 to the present.

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trader joe’s silent movie mondays: “underworld.” 7pm.

$12. all ages. paramount theatre. 911 pine st.

live accompaniment by organist jim riggs.

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last week of “it’s a salon” at century ballroom. now-oct 16. 8pm.

century ballroom. 915 east pine st. capitol hill.

$10 adv. all ages. fridays & saturdays. “it’s a salon” featuring cherdonna and lou show. drag, dance, and more.

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TUESDAY 10/12:

date night.

many organizations offer two-for-one tickets/admission to tuesday and friday events, just mention arts crush at the box office!

several offered tonight: “lady and the tramp nite” at perche no! (2 for 1 spaghetti and meatballs dinner and music by the tarantellas band), “the round” at fremont abbey (music, slam poetry, live painting).

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andrew h. fisher “shadow tribe.” 4pm.

free. peterson room, allen library, university of washington.

“shadow tribe: the making of columbia river indian identity,” offers an in-depth history of the pacific northwest’s columbia river indians.

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“eating your environment” lecture series. 6:30-8pm.

free, online registration required. all ages. room 120, kane hall. university of washington.

“the battle over biofuels” roz naylor, standford university.

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WEDNESDAY 10/13:

columbia city farmers market. 3-7pm.

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happy hour for hope. 5-7pm.

free. 21+. hard rock cafe. 116 pike st. downtown.

live musical performance by the staxx brothers 6pm, networking, happy hour discounts. presented by seattle weekly. benefits breast cancer network of strength.

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die antwoord at sonic boom. 5:30pm.

sonic boom. 2209 nw market st. ballard.

free. all ages. in-store musical performance and signing.

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silent reading party at the sorrento hotel. 6-9pm.

free. fireside room, sorrento hotel. 900 madison st.

drinks and snacks available. get there early for happy hour (4-6pm).

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sisters are doing it for themselves. 7pm.

mount baker community club. 2811 mount rainier drive s.

free, rsvp encouraged. all ages. interactive history with six african american women from the past. presented with arts crush 2010.

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peter ward: “our flooding world.” 7:30-9pm.

free. all ages. great hall, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

presented by the foundation for the future. uw professor peter ward will discuss his latest book the flooded earth: our future in a world without ice caps.

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miike snow at showbox sodo. doors 8pm.

$22.50 (plus $9.14 in fees). showbox sodo. 1700 1st ave s.

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THURSDAY 10/14:

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

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scenic drive grand opening! 11-7pm.

free. all ages. scenic drive factory. 611 e. pike st. capitol hill.

snacks, opening specials (ride your bike there and get your first hour of sewing free!), photography installation.

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the seattle fandango project at city hall. noon-1pm.

city hall plaza. 5th between cherry and james st. downtown.

free musical performance by the seattle fandango project (folk and flamenco).

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capitol hill blitz art walk. 5-8pm.

including ghost gallery, trapeze studios (above purr), vis-a-vis society at sound transit’s community art wall project (in the ne end of cal anderson), vermillion gallery, etc.

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free day at the seattle asian art museum. 5-9pm (with blitz).

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“urban self-reliance: budgeting and understanding credit.” 6-7:30pm.

free. adults. capitol hill library. 425 harvard ave e.

learn how to set up a realistic budget, short-and long-term financial goals, credit concerns, such as credits scores and how to establish good credit, and more!

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recuerdos de las mujeres/women remembering women. 6-8pm.

presented with arts crush 2010. artxchange gallery. 512 1st ave s.

free, rsvp encouraged. 13+. in preparation of dia de los muertos/day of the dead, four women writers from la sala seattle, will read. music, activities, art, food. readings 7pm.

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west seattle art walk. 6-9pm.

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office nomad’s 3rd birthday celebration & open house. 6-9pm.

office nomads 1617 boylston ave. capitol hill.

free. open house and anniversary party with beer and cake.

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indieflix’s “love in mad park.” 6pm.

free. starbucks in madison park. 6pm wine hour, 7pm ffb.

film festival in a box: love. indieflix’s monthly rogue screening, interactive movie game. independent shorts will be shown, bring your cell to vote for your favorite.

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beer tasting: harvest brews. 6:30-8pm.

fremont pcc. 600 n 34th.

$5. 21+. 1 ounce pours of each beer offered.

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8th annual phabulous phinney pig out.

multiple locations (bars, cafes, restaurants) in phinney ridge/greenwood.

eat at participating locations (such as red mill burgers, carmelita, tangerine thai, oliver’s twist, etc.) today/night and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to soup kitchens. presented by the phinney neighborhood association.

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eugene robinson at naam. 7pm.

free. all ages. northwest african american museum. 2300 s. massachusetts.

washington post journalist robinson, is promoting his disintegration: the splintering of black america.

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screening of “paramount duty.” 7-9pm.

free. wyckoff auditorium, engineering building. seattle university.

documentary 7-8pm, panel discussion with angelique davis (dept of political science, seattle u), maggie wilkens (league of education voters youth organizer), eric liu (author, educator, civic entrepreneur).

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live performance by carrie akre. 7:30pm.

free. fireside room, sorrento hotel. 900 madison st.

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tv dinner with “30 rock.” doors 7:30pm.

central cinema. 1411 21st ave.

free (reserve seat with purchase of $5 food/beverage voucher). all ages.

30 rock trivia contest 8pm, 30 rock live episode 8:30pm, bonus episodes 9-10:30pm.

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free relentless music session. doors 8pm.

chop suey. 1325 e. madison. capitol hill.

free (with online rsvp), first come first served. 21+. musical performances by madrad and state of the artist.

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movie night at bauhaus. 8:30pm.

free. all ages. bauhaus books & coffee. 301 e. pine st.

1981’s “an american werewolf in london” will be shown without sound, while a guest dj will create a new soundtrack. music starts 8pm.

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FRIDAY 10/15:

fall reception at harvard exit. noon-2pm.

free (rsvp required). harvard exit theatre. 807 e. roy.

presented by the women’s century club. fall reception with dr. lorraine mcconahy of mohai (discussing warship under sail: uss decatur and the pacific west). light hors d’ oeuvres.

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date night.

many organizations offer two-for-one tickets/admission to tuesday and friday events, just mention arts crush at the box office!’

several offered tonight: henry art gallery, bach’s brandenburg concerto no. 1 at benaroya hall, “god of carnage” at seattle repertory theatre, robert pinsky at benaroya hall, etc.

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free fry friday! 5-7pm.

free french fries, $2 new belgium beer. pike street fish fry. 925 e. pike st.

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last weekend of smash putt! at INS. 6pm.

old immigration and naturalization services building. 815 airport way s.

21+. fridays, saturdays, sundays. tickets available at the door, but online purchase recommended. “miniature golf apocalypse” unusual course with secret traps, mechanized obstacles, etc.

$13.29 ($12 at the door). early happy hour. 6-7:30pm.

$16.36 ($15 at the door). prime time/anytime.

$12.27 ($11 at the door). late happy hour. 11:30pm-1:30am.

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university district art walk. 6-9pm.

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expo 88. 6pm.

$10 per day, $15 pass for both days. cairo & indian summer. 507 e. mercer st.

musical performances include usf, wet paint, flexions, tiny lights, etc.

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“all soil’s day” soil art auction 2010. 6-10pm.

seattle design center. 5701 6th ave s. #366.

$10 adv. ($20 at the door). food, drinks, and art!

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the seattle gay & lesbian film festival turns 15 opening gala. 7:3opm.

$30 adv. covers film & party. 21+. festival kicks off with “bear city” at the egyptian theatre (7:30pm. 805 e. pine st.), followed by the quiencean-bear-a opening night gala at neumos (9pm. 925 e. pike st.).

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“top hat” at century ballroom. 8pm.

free. all ages. west hall: 2nd floor, across the hall from century ballroom, 915 east pine st. capitol hill.

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

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tanya palmer t.u.m.o.r. benefit at comet tavern. doors 8pm.

comet tavern 922 e. pike st. capitol hill.

$8. 21+. music 9pm. musical performances by partman parthorse, legion within, great falls, the quiet ones.

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SATURDAY 10/16:

univeristy district farmers market. 9-2pm.

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sam’s family fun festival & community celebration day. 10-3pm.

seattle art museum. 1300 1st ave.

art-making, live performances and music in celebration of the new picasso exhibit. community celebration with picasso inspired concert-with-commentary 2pm.

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the last georgetown farmers and flea market. of the season. 10-4pm.

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georgetown trailer park market of curiosities. 10-4pm.

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etsyrain pre-holiday craft show. 11-5pm.

intiman theatre. 201 mercer st. seattle center.

free. all ages. the first 50 people receive “swag bags” with gifts and goodies!

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the last day of “the novel: live!” it ends at 6pm!

free. all ages. richard hugo house. 1634 11th ave. (and online)

36 northwest authors will be creating a 60,000 word novel in a six day marathon; every two hours someone new rotates in. watch the live author cam, read the live writing feed, or read previous chapters that have been produced on the website!

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red mango grand opening (not seattle, but close!). 11-5pm.

free frozen yogurt! redmond town center. 16515 ne 74th st.

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turkfest at seattle center. 11-7pm.

free. all ages. center house, seattle center.

speakers, performances, ($) retail booths, ($) food, and more!

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inscape grand (re) opening event. noon-midnight.

old immigration and naturalization services building. 815 airport way s.

free. 21+. over 25 artists involved; paintings, sculpture, music, and more! explore the old ins building, see art installations and the new artist studio spaces. free snacks, cash bar, performances start 8pm.

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“urban self-reliance: p-patch community gardens workshop.” 1-2:30pm.

free. adults. capitol hill library. 425 harvard ave e.

panel discussion with local gardeners from the city of seattle’s p-patch community gardens program. ask questions, learn about the history of local gardens and how to get involved!

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p-patch community garden tours. northeast seattle. 1-3pm.

pick up/drop off at northeast neighborhood service center. 4534 university way ne.

free. all ages. online registration required. van tour presented by the seattle department of neighborhoods. the featured gardens include picardo, pinehurst, maple leaf, roosevelt, ravenna.

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dahlathon at third place books (not seattle, but close!). 2-4pm.

free. all ages. third place books. 1717 bothell way ne. lake forest park.

roald dahl reading dahlathon with costume party, refreshments, and more!

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“reel injun” free screening. 2-4pm.

frye art museum. 704 terry ave.

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free day at the wing luke museum. 10-8pm.

wing luke museum of the asian pacific american experience. 719 s. king st.

wing luke family fun day. 1-3pm. interactive printmaking demonstration by april richardson. community hall.

also:

screening of “operation babylift: the lost children of vietnam.” tateuchi story theatre. 4:30pm. 13+.

reading by local author peter bacho, promoting his first novel for young adults, leaving yesler. community hall. 4:30pm.

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delridge’s fresh food spot’s night market. 3-7pm.

mr. singh’s super 24 corner store. 5455 delridge way sw.

free. all ages. music, food, community.

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expo 88. 5pm.

$10 per day, $15 pass for both days. cairo 507 e. mercer st. & indian summer 534 summit ave e.

musical performances include usf, wet paint, flexions, tiny lights, etc.

(also indian summer’s–in former anne bonny space–grand opening celebration is today 5-1opm)

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arts gumbo 2010: the chinese experience. 6pm.

rainier valley cultural center. 3515 rainier ave s.

$10. $7 for students/seniors. $25 for families (up to 4 people). presented by seedsarts, this is the second of a three-part series (arts gumbo). the seattle chinese orchestra, chinese pastries and tea, workshops, and more!

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“flashdance” at century ballroom. 8pm.

free. all ages. west hall: 2nd floor, across the hall from century ballroom, 915 east pine st. capitol hill.

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

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SUNDAY 10/17:

co-opalooza. 10-3pm.

free. all ages. pravda studios. 1406 10th ave. capitol hill.

presented by seattle metropolitan credit union. free food and coffee samples, free raffle prizes, live musical performances by hey marseilles and the love lights, and more!

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west seattle farmers market. 10-2pm.

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ballard farmers market. 10-3pm.

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fremont street market. 10-5pm.

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broadway farmers market. 11-3pm.

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meadowbrook farmers market. 11-3pm.

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etsyrain pre-holiday craft show. 11-5pm.

intiman theatre. 201 mercer st. seattle center.

free. all ages. local artists and craft makers will be selling their stuff.

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turkfest at seattle center. 11-6pm.

free. all ages. center house, seattle center.

speakers, performances, ($) retail booths, ($) food, and more!

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inscape grand (re) opening event. noon-6pm.

old immigration and naturalization services building. 815 airport way s.

free. 21+. over 25 artists involved; paintings, sculpture, music, and more!

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11th annual staged play reading: “yellow face.” 2pm.

presented with arts crush 2010. elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave.

free (donations accepted at door, rsvp encouraged). co-presented by react theatre. mock-documentary comedic play “yellow face” by david henry hwang.

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8th annual fauntleroy fall festival. 2-6pm.

fauntleroy church, schoolyard, ymca.

pony rides, performances, food, and more!

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people bridges: seattle’s chinatown/id voices past to present. 2:30pm.

all ages. free with admission. tateuchi story theatre, wing luke museum.

approx 25 min. “native shores.” a duwamish girl during the time of chief sealth.

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inside pandora’s boxx. 7:15pm.

egyptian theatre.805 e. pine st. capitol hill.

$10 ($8 for members). clips from ru paul’s drag race, live performance and discussion with pandora and david schmader.

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seattle restaurant week. today-oct 28.

(fri & sat excluded) participating restaurants throughout seattle offer $25 three-course dinners, and many also offer $15 three-course lunches.

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“swing kids” at century ballroom. 8pm.

free. all ages. west hall: 2nd floor, across the hall from century ballroom, 915 east pine st. capitol hill.

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

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barry sebastian. 9pm.

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

free. 21+. live musical performance. late night happy hour starts at 11pm.

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