11/1-11/7

MONDAY 11/01:

poco’s 4th anniversary celebration. open-close.

poco wine room. 1408 e. pine st.

$4 house wine and wine giveaways.

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

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celebrate dia de los muertos at the saint. today-nov 2.

the saint social club. 1416 e. olive way.

happy hour all day (food and drink specials).

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2-for-1 pud thai! 4pm.

jup jup jup. 209 broadway e.

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

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dia de los muertos at el centro. 5:30-8:30pm.

el centro de la raza. 2524 16th ave s.

free (admission & food). all ages. dinner 5:30pm, reception 6:30pm. “a tribute to las adelitas: revolutionary women of strength and courage.”

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free pre-release screening of tyler perry’s “for colored girls.” 6:30pm.

pigott auditorium, seattle university.

free (rsvp required). reading of ntozake shange’s choreopoem before the film, and post-film community dialog with dr. maxine mimms (education advocate, professor emeritus at evergreen state college), c. davida ingram (seattle art museum), danyale thomas (good hair salon owner), and dr. gary perry (seattle university).

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patty murray get out the vote election-eve rally and concert. doors 7pm.

neumos. 928 e. pike st.

free, rsvp online. all ages. live musical performances by a lot of awesome people/bands, including presidents of the usa, john roderick, sera cahoone, tomo nakayama, say hi, the young evils, joshua morrison, eric anderson of cataldo, alex robert, and more! mc luke burbank (tbtl).

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the rumble. 7:30pm.

havana. 1010 e. pike st.

free. 21+. free musical performances by yuni in taxco & ume. beer specials.

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TUESDAY 11/02:

ELECTION DAY!!!

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ofrenda exhibit opens today. 10-6pm.

el centro de la raza. 2524 16th ave s.

“a tribute to las adelitas: revolutionary women of strength and courage.”

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free fries for voters. 11-9pm.

the counter. 4609 14th ave nw.

free fries (along with a purchase), just tell them you voted!

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n.e.r.d. at easy st. 4pm.

easy street records. 20 mercer st. queen anne.

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

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celebrate dia de los muertos at the saint.

the saint social club. 1416 e. olive way.

happy hour all day (food and drink specials).

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election night. 5:30-8:3opm.

downstairs, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

free. all ages. c.r. douglas will moderate a panel (including knute berger) analyzing the local and national races, viewing party, ($) beer and wine available.

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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.

“social sciences, nutrion, & the meal” claude fischler, paris.

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science on tap: “keeping technology secure.” 7:30pm.

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

free. tadayoshi kohno (university of washington computer security lab), “keeping technology secure.” an opportunity for anyone to explore the latest ideas in science and technology in a relaxed atmosphere…and drink a beer.

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avi buffalo, the head and the heart. doors 8pm.

$12 adv. all ages. neumos. 925 e. pike st.

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WEDNESDAY 11/03:

picasso at the library. noon-12:45pm.

microsoft auditorium, level 1, central library. 1000 1st ave.

free. all ages. chiyo ishikawa (seattle’s currator of the exhibit) will discuss “picasso: materpieces from the musee national picasso, paris” that is currently at the seattle art museum.

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wallingford art walk. 6-9pm.

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silent reading party. 6-9pm.

fireside room, sorrento hotel. 900 madison st.

free. a nice place to join others, and read silently. special guests, including dow constantine. drink specials.

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indieflix’s film festival in a box. 7pm.

roy street coffee and tea (starbucks). 700 broadway e.

free. teens +. “4 chilling short films.” interactive screenings; participants use their cell phones to vote for the best short.

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alex steffen: carbon neutral cities. 7:30-8:30pm.

great hall, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

$5. all ages. steffen is an environmental journalist and co-founder of worldchanging.

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ari berman: the day after: a progressive response to election night. 7:30-9pm.

downstairs, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

$5. all ages. the journalist will be joined by timothy egan and eli sanders.

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capitol hill comedy. 8:30pm.

15th ave coffee & tea (starbucks). 328 15th ave e.

free. all ages. $1 off beer/wine, 25% off small plates.

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THURSDAY 11/04:

“organizing at the margins…” 10:30-11:20am.

free. room 260, savery hall. university of washington.

jennifer chun (assistant professor of sociology, ubc) will be discussing her book organizing at the margins: the symbolic politics of labor in south korea and the united states.

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arghavan: soul of wine at city hall. noon-1pm.

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

free performance by arghavan: soul of wine (persian music and poetry).

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free “first thursday.”

art in the park and galleries walk in occidental park and surrounding pioneer square neighborhood (noon-8pm). also a number of seattle museums are free today:

burke museum. 10-8pm.

museum of history and industry. 10-8pm.

wing luke museum of the asian pacific american experience. 10-8pm.

seattle art museum. 10-9pm.

seattle asian art museum. 10-9pm.

northwest african american museum. 11-7pm.

henry art gallery. (always free for students with id). 11-9pm.

emp/sfm. 5-8pm.

museum of flight. 5-9pm.

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goodwill glitter gala. 6pm.

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“apia adoptees” exhibit opening reception. 7-8pm

community portrait gallery. wing luke museum. 719 s. king st.

free. all ages. members & invited guests 6-7pm, open to the public 7-8pm.

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cheap wine and poetry. 7pm.

hugo house. 1634 11th ave.

free. all ages. featuring poets elissa ball and evan peterson, and writers mary purdy and sean o’connor. and cheap wine ($1 a glass).

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hump! at on the boards. today-nov 6.

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FRIDAY 11/05:

aloe blacc. 6pm.

easy street records. 20 mercer st. queen anne.

free. all ages. in-store musical performance.

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fremont art walk. 6-9pm.

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dia de los muertos celebration. 6:30-9:30pm.

pna. 6532 phinney ave n. phinney ridge.

free. all ages. food from rancho bravo and el rodeo. dance, art, crafts, music, raffle, and more!

procession gathers at 6:15pm in pna parking lot. artist recepetion 6:30-9:30pm. aztec dance 7:30-8pm. poetry reading 8-8:30pm. musical performance 8:15-8:45pm.

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18th annual seattle polish film festival. today-nov 14.

siff cinema. 321 mercer st.

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gabriel teodros at full tilt. 8-9pm.

full tilt ice cream. 9629 16th ave sw. white center.

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free show at the crocodile! 8pm.

free. 21+. crocodile. 2200 2nd ave.

“sister city showcase: reykjavik calling” featuring seattle (john roderick, rachel flotard, rusty willoughby, jason dodson, nathan wade) and icelandic (mugison, sin fang bous, lay low, petur ben) artists.

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roanoke tavern party. today-nov 7.

celebrate the lease being signed!

nov 5. 9pm. dj and $1 off drinks.

nov 6. 8pm. live musical performance by the junkbelly. rainier pitcher specials.

nov 7. 1pm. pulled-pork extravaganza and miller bottle specials.

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cave singers. 8pm.

$16 adv (plus fees). all ages. showbox market. 1426 1st ave.

live musical performances by cave singers, moondoggies, and lovesick empire.

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spin the bottle “60 seconds max.” 11pm.

annex theatre. 1100 e. pike st.

$5 students/$10 general admission. late night variety show hosted by bruce hall, featuring music, dance, spoken word, etc.

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SATURDAY 11/06:

univeristy district farmers market. 9-2pm.

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

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5th annual green seattle day. 10-2pm.

parks throughout seattle.

free. all ages. celebrate our parks and kickoff the planting season!

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

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seattle asian art museum. 10-5pm.

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hmong new year celebration. 10-6pm.

center house, seattle  center.

free. all ages. performances, food, vendors, and more!

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mobile book tour & free ice cream sandwiches! 11am.

molly moons + cooking for isaiah: gluten-free and dairy-free recipes for easy, delicious meals.

showbox market, downtown 11am.

shopbuggy, madrona 12:30pm.

eat local, queen anne 2pm.

first 100 people at each location will get a free strawberry-marshmallow crisp ice cream sandwich!

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free cupcake day (not seattle, but nearby)!

trophy cupcakes. 700 110th ave ne. braven in bellevue.

free cupcakes! owner jennifer shea will be showing off her decorating skills too.

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free hot dogs for 711 opening celebration. noon-2pm.

711 3280 avalon way sw.

free. all ages. free hotdogs! balloons and bouncy house for kids, etc.

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rain’s 6th anniversary party. 5pm.

rain sushi. 2208 n 45th st.

free. food and drink specials. live musical performances 10pm.

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2nd annual lucid university district jazz walk. 6pm.

multiple locations, university district.

$10 (includes access to all venues, drink specials, lucid live jazz cd, chance to win $150 lucid gift card). mostly all ages-a few locations are 21+.

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“grease.” 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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“a night for folklife at full tilt.” 9-11pm.

full tilt ice cream. 5041 rainier ave s. columbia city.

musical performances by ravenna woods, the horde and the harem. 10% of ice cream sales benefits folklife.

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SUNDAY 11/07:

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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broadway farmers market. 11-3pm.

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couchfest 2010. noon-6pm.

$5. multiple locations.

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genki sushi special: all sushi items  for $1.00 per plate!

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

menu items only, dine-in only, can’t be combined with other discounts/promotions.

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share the music festival. 12:30-2:30pm.

microsoft auditorium level 1 and living room level 3, central library. 1000 1st ave.

free. all ages. live musical performances from five different bands;

12:30-1pm, level 3: casper babypants (chris ballew from presidents of the usa)

1-1:30pm, level 1: the board of education

1:15-1:45pm, level 3: the not-its

1:45-2:15pm, level 1: harmonica pocket

2-2:30pm, level 3: recess monkey

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seattle sounders fc vs. la galaxy at the beveridge. 6pm.

free. 21+. (away game). beveridge place pub. 6413 california ave sw.

emerald city supporters are hosting a seattle viewing party!

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michael giacolino. 7pm.

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

free. 21+. live musical performance. get there early for happy hour (4-7pm. $1 off drafts, $2 high life drafts ($5 pitchers), $3 wells).

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