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MONDAY 10/4:

last day for free trees!

free tress if you live in beacon hill, columbia city, georgetown, highland park, north beacon hill/jefferson park, rainier beach, roxhill/westwood, seward park, south beacon hill/new holy, south park.

program participants receive trees to be planted in yards and along streets, watering bags, training on proper tree planning and care, one free bag of groco compost, helpful tree tips and reminders.

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last day to register to vote for november 2010 election!!!

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last week of “try it for $2″ promotion. now-oct 9.

certain programs and classes (such as yoga, hip hop dance, pool classes, karate, etc.) at park facilities are only $2!

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last few days to drop off for the green halloween costume swap!

free. all ages. whole foods market (roosevelt square, bellevue, interbay locations)

drop off your gently used costume and receive a ticket (1 ticket for every costume or 5 small accessories turned in) for the costume swap. bring your tickets in this friday, oct 9 noon-3pm to swap them for a new-to-you costume!

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5th ave theatre free tour. noon. tour lasts approx 20 minutes.

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free night tickets! online registration opens 6pm.

free. all ages. reservations for tickets must be made through the arts crush website.

there are a lot performances/exhibits/events to choose from, but a limited number of tickets available, so do it sooner rather than later!

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the rumble seattle. 7pm.

free. 21+. havana social club. 1010 e. pike st. capitol hill.

featuring musical performances by sunset, the white white lights, dana falconberry. beer specials.

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drums at sonic boom. 7pm.

sonic boom records. 1525 melrose ave. capitol hill.

free. all ages. in-store musical performance.

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

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

live accompaniment by organist jim riggs.

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hardy green: “the company town.” 7:30-9pm.

$5. all ages. downstairs, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

hardy green, former businessweek associate editor, analyzes how the american economy has changed and how the company town (where one business dominates the local economy and culture) reflects the best and worst of american capitalism.

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cd forum: michele norris “the grace of silence.” 7:30-9pm.

$10. all ages. great hall, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

norris, host of npr’s all things considered, discusses her new memoir the grace of silence.

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caribou, emeralds at chop suey. doors 8pm.

$16 adv. all ages. chop suey. 1325 e. madison. capitol hill.

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TUESDAY 10/5:

date nights. october. tuesdays & fridays.

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

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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.

“can science & technology secure global food resources?” gebisa ejeta, purdue university.

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klaxons, baby monster at chop suey. doors 8pm.

$15 adv. chop suey. 1325 e. madison. capitol hill.

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publicola debate: privatize worker’s comp? 9-10pm.

free. all ages. loby cafe, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

initiative 1082 would privatize industrial insurance, allowing employers to purchase private coverage on the open market. josh feit and erica c. barnett of publicola will moderate a debate with representatives on each side of the issue.

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WEDNESDAY 10/6:

last day of the local sightings film festival.

presented by the northwest film forum. 1515 12th ave. capitol hill.

$10 tickets (for nonmembers). local shorts and films!

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“inside the music in a box with a flashlight” at pilot books. 12:30-2pm.

presented by arts crush 2010. pilot books. 219 broadway e.

free, rsvp encouraged. all ages. art and music…discover with a flashlight!

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apple tasting at columbia city farmers market. 4-5pm.

free. all ages. edmonds st. between 37th and the alley at 36th.

sample different varieties and vote for your favorite. market 3-7pm.

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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. special guests sarah rudinoff, linda derschang, john roderick!

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kristin hersh at elliott bay. 6pm.

free. all ages. elliott bay book co.  1521 10th ave.

hersh is promoting her autobiography rat girl: a memoir.

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bingo happy hour with elysian pub. 6-7:30pm.

bingo starts 6:30pm. roosevelt square whole foods. 1026 ne 64th.

21+. $6/person (includes two games, beer tastes, snacks. each additional game is $1). online registration encouraged.

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“film festival in a box: zombies.” 7-8pm.

free. 17+. roy street coffee and tea (starbucks). 700 broadway ave e.

indieflix’s monthly rogue screening, interactive movie game. four independent shorts will be shown, bring your cell to vote for your favorite.

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THURSDAY 10/7:

the last queen anne farmers market of the season. 3-7pm.

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the last lake city farmers market of the season. 3-7pm.

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free “first thursday”

there are a number of seattle museums and galleries (art in the park) that are free today!

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west seattle tool library. 4-8pm.

south seattle community college garden center. 6000 16th ave sw.

membership and weekly rental rates are on a pay-what-you-can basis.

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act building tour with art installations by soil. 5pm.

act theatre. 700 union st.

free (rsvp required). all ages. tour the building, learn the history, see artwork.

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robert k. elder at elliot bay. 5pm.

free. all ages. elliott bay book co.  1521 10th ave.

elder is promoting his last words of the executed.

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18th annual art marathon and auction. viewing 5-9pm.

globe building (former elliott bay book co.), pioneer square. 310 1st ave.

presented by the center on contemporary art. a 24 hour non stop art marathon featuring 30 different artists. starts 9am thursday oct 7, ends 9am friday, oct 8. there will be dinner, drinks and three silent auctions followed by a live curated auction on friday.

marathon viewing (meet the artists and watch them work) presented with “first thursday” 5-9pm.

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pnk restaurant and ultra lounge opening night. 5pm-2am.

fourth floor, pacific place. 600 pine st.

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wine tasting: northwest character. 6:30-8pm.

greenlake pcc. 7504 aurora n.

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

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joseph skibell at hugo house. 7pm.

free. all ages. richard hugo house. 1634 11th ave.

co-presented with jewish in seattle and hillel, uw chapter. skibell is reading/promoting a curable romantic. cafe/bar will be open.

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david rakoff 7:30-9pm.

$5. all ages. downstairs, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

rakoff is promoting his memoir half empty.

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frightened rabbit, plants & animals, bad veins. 8pm.

showbox market. 1426 1st ave. downtown.

all ages. $17.50 adv (plus $6.51 in fees).

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bicycle film festival bikes rock! opening. 8pm.

king cat lounge. 2130 6th ave.

free (rsvp required). 21+. drink specials, special guests.

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“united states of americana” release party. 8:30pm.

sunset tavern. 5433 ballard ave nw.

$7. 21+. musical performances by cobirds unite (rusty willoughby, rachel flotard), mark pickerel and his praying hands. paula the swedish housewife, miss indigo blue, squirrel butter.

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last day for buy 3 cupcakes, get 3 free (not seattle, but close!)

cupcake royale bellevue location. old ihop, 21 bellevue way ne.

print the online coupon and bring it in! buy 3 cupcakes, get 3 free, and they’ll donate 3 to the bellevue high school ptsa

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FRIDAY 10/8:

picasso opens at the sam.

open 10am-9pm. seattle art museum. 1300 1st ave.

free tickets for the first 100 visitors!

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also public tours of the picasso exhibit offered at 1pm, 2pm (tours approx an hour).

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date night.

two-for-one tickets/admission to events, just mention arts crush at the box office!

several offered tonight: the henry art gallery, sketchfest seattle (theatre off jackson), wedding belles (taproot theatre co), etc.

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freehold theatre’s annual open house. 5-8pm.

presented by arts crush 2010. freehold theatre. 2222 2nd ave, suite 200.

free (rsvp if you want to participate in a class sample). all ages. snacks, meet faculty (artistic director, actors, playwrights, etc.), 40 min free samples of classes:

6-6:40: intro

6:40-7:20: acting for the camera with john jacobsen

6:40-7:20: playwrighting with elizabeth heffron

7:20-8: intro to acting with sarah harlett

7:20-8: spoken word and performance poetry with daemond arrindell

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18th annual art marathon and auction. 6-9pm.

globe building (former elliott bay book co.), pioneer square. 310 1st ave.

presented by the center on contemporary art. a 24 hour non stop art marathon featuring 30 different artists. starts 9am thursday oct 7, ends 9am friday, oct 8. there will be three silent auctions followed by a live curated auction on friday. dinner available and drinks available for purchase (table purchase includes wine for the table).

($25 for non members) silent and live auction friday 6-9pm.

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art up greenwood-phinney. 6-9pm.

free. all ages. greenwood-phinney october art walk:

fine art, live music, and live painting. 6-9pm.

presented by arts crush 2010. art on the ridge. 8005 greenwood ave n.

free, rsvp encouraged. all ages. live music, painting, open mic poetry.

inside out: artist reception. 6-10pm.

bherd studios gallery, greenwood collective. 8537 greenwood ave n, suite 1.

free, rsvp encouraged. all ages. presented by arts crush 2010. featuring local artists michelle anderst, joe vollan, chris sheridan.

hallows eve: art opening party. 6-10pm.

tasty. 7513 greenwood ave n.

free, rsvp encouraged. all ages. presented by arts crush 2010. halloween art show with artist jeannie paske.

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come together, celebrating the music of john lennon. 7pm.

doors 5pm. the triple door. 216 union st.

$23 adv. all ages. featuring star anna and the laughing dogs, john roderick, rusty willoughby, kristen ward, gary westlake, gary lanz, jefferson angell, sean bates, jeff rouse. celebrating the 70th anniversary of lennon’s birth. luke burbank as the master of ceremonies.

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10th annual bicycle film festival. today-oct 10. 7pm.

$10 indiv film, $35 festival pass. western bridge. 3412 4th ave s.

7pm & 9pm showings, 10pm after party at the orient express (2963 4th ave s.).

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flavor. 7-10pm.

youngstown cultural arts center. 4408 delridge way sw.

$25 (includes performances, exhibits, food). all ages (cash bar with beer & wine).

benefiting oneamerica. hari kondabolu (comedy), mark gonzales (spoken word), correo aereo & amy denio (live music), yegizaw michael (visual arts), food from local restaurants.

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live performance by carrie wicks, jazz vocalist. 7:30-10:30pm.

fireside room, sorrento hotel. 900 madison st.

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“dance with me” 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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second to last weekend of smash putt! at INS. fri/sat/sun. 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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SATURDAY 10/9:

west seattle tool library. 9-2pm.

south seattle community college garden center. 6000 16th ave sw.

membership and weekly rental rates are on a pay-what-you-can basis.

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picasso opening weekend at the sam.

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

free tickets for the first 100 visitors!

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

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duwamish alive! fall 2010 river restoration. 10-2pm.

duwamish waterway park. 7900 10th ave s.

ecoss and duwamish alive! are hosting the cleanup of waterway park; picking up trash, pulling weeds, laying down wood chips, etc. breakfast (bagels and cream cheese, bananas, coffee) and supplies will be provided.

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implied violence at the frye. today-jan 2.

frye art museum. 704 terry ave.

“implied violence: yes and more and yes and yes and why.”

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“the dorothy k: for better, for worse, and forever.” 11-5pm.

frye reflecting pool. frye art museum. 704 terry ave.

a new performance by implied violence opening with the IV show (see above). performances occur every hour on the hour.

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ustav south asian performing arts festival. 11:30-5:30pm.

free. all ages. center house, seattle center.

live musical and dance performances.

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“all soils day” soil auction 2010 preview. noon-3pm.

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

free, rsvp encouraged. all ages. over 50 works from local artists. presented with arts crush 2010.

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green halloween costume swap. noon-3pm.

free. all ages. whole foods market (roosevelt square, bellevue, interbay locations)

bring the tickets you received from your used costumes that you donated, and swap them for a new-to-you costume!

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central district art walk. noon-5pm.

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st. nicholas’ annual russian baazar. noon-5pm.

st nicholas russian orthodox cathedral. 1714 13th ave.

sample handmade traditional russian foods.

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5th annual downtown throwdown. noon-5pm.

free. all ages. occiental park. occidental ave s. & s. main st.

presented by lib tech, zumiez, jones soda inc. the park will be covered in snow, ($) raffle, riders, etc.

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

pick up/drop off at central neighborhood service center. 2301 s. jackson st. suite 208.

free. all ages. online registration required. van tour presented by the seattle department of neighborhoods. the featured gardens include judkins, hawkins, spring steet, squire park, howell collective.

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reverb 2010. 3pm.

ballard. $5 adv for 3 all ages venues, 20+ bands. $10 adv for all 10 venues (21+). 60+ bands (including caspar babypants, ravenna woods, helladope, kinski, victor shade, kristen ward, hi-life soundsystem, etc.)

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shopping with the sisters. 3-7pm.

westlake whole foods. 2210 westlake ave.

the sisters of perpetual indulgence are hosting a food drive.

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ballard art walk. 6-9pm.

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georgetown art attack. 6-9pm.

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13th annual snow cap party at pyramid alehouse. 7pm.

seattle pyramid alehouse. 1201 1st ave s. sodo.

$18 adv. 21+. 9pm musical performances by the moondoggies (cd release party) and thao with the get down stay down.

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10th annual bicycle film festival. today-oct 10. 7pm.

$10 indiv film, $35 festival pass. western bridge. 3412 4th ave s.

7pm & 9pm showings, 10pm after party at the siren tavern and cocktails (3403 4th ave s.).

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“the garden” screening. 7-10pm.

pigott auditorium, seattle university. 901 12th ave.

$10. all ages. doors 6:30pm, film 7pm.

explore urban agriculture through the arts with the screening of documentary “the garden.” panel discussion, singing, dancing, and musical performance by the seattle fandango project.

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live performance by miss rose & her rhythm percolators. 7:30-10:30pm.

fireside room, sorrento hotel. 900 madison st.

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SUNDAY 10/10:

picasso opening weekend at the sam.

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

free tickets for the first 100 visitors!

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global work party & ballard community festival. 10-7pm.

free. all ages. ballard commons park (corner of nw 57th & 22nd nw).

10-noon: speakers and work party check-in (preregistration encouraged).

1-4pm: work parties throughout ballard.

4:30-7pm: community celebration with food, live music, and more!

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23rd annual seattle antiquarian book fair 2010. 10-6pm.

seattle center exhibition hall.

$5 tickets good for both oct 10 & 11th.

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ustav south asian performing arts festival. 11:30-5:30pm.

free. all ages. center house, seattle center.

live musical and dance performances.

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canning demo with amy pennington. noon.

broadway farmers market. 230 broadway ave e.

free. all ages. market 11-3pm.

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arts crush music week launch. noon-3pm.

henry art gallery. 15th ave ne & new 41st. university district.

three hours of non-stop music! musicians rotate every 10-30 min.

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seattle public library fall festival. noon-3pm.

free. all ages. central library.

craft activities for dia de los muertos, halloween scary stories and songs.

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st. nicholas’ annual russian baazar. noon-5pm.

st nicholas russian orthodox cathedral. 1714 13th ave.

sample handmade traditional russian foods.

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2nd annual barter faire & cider press. 1-5pm.

free. all ages. maple leaf luthern church parking lot. 10005 32nd ave ne.

barter (excess garden produce, canned goods, dried fruit, baked goods, arts & crafts, etc.)

cider press (bring your own apples and containers for cider)

picnic. no money, just bartering! all items must be homemade/grown.

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arts crush literary week launch. 1-8pm.

elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave. capitol hill.

free. all ages. readings, writing workshops, music, and more!

1-5pm: all ages. story time sessions 3-3:20pm. 3:30-3:50pm. 4-4:20pm. writing workshops 1-2pm (poetic mashups). 2-3pm (hip hop poetry remix). 3-4pm (the idea jar). 4-5pm (oh! the shape i’m in! shape poems).

6-8pm: 18+. seattle7writers launch “the novel: live!” at 6pm: 36 northwest authors will be creating a 60,000 word novel in a six day marathon; every two hours someone new rotates in. contribute your ideas for the theme, characters, etc. at the kickoff party (prizes for good suggestions)!

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cupcake royale grand opening party (not seattle, but close!). 4:30-10pm.

free. all ages. cucpake royale bellevue. old ihop, 21 bellevue way ne.

live musical performances, stumptown coffee tastings, tw0-for-one coffee, and a frost-your-own-cupcake bar!

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10th annual bicycle film festival. 5pm.

$10 indiv film, $35 festival pass. western bridge. 3412 4th ave s.

5pm, 7pm & 9pm showings.

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gq magazine’s top 25 bars in the usa party at tavern law. 7pm.

tavern law. 1406 12th ave.

free. 21+. guest bartenders, 25 cocktails from the winning bars, prize drawing and cocktails from sponsor cruzan rum.

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publicola debate: privatize liquor sales? 7:30-9pm.

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

initiatives 1100 and 1105 would privatize the distribution, importation, and sales of liquor. josh feit and erica c. barnett of publicola will moderate a debate with representatives from each side.

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“a day at the races” 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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