2/14-2/20

MONDAY 2/14: VALENTINE’S DAY.

“free love.” 9am-6pm.

umpqua bank, capitol hill location. 539 broadway e.

free. all ages. free valentine’s photos, treats! 4-6pm “happy hour” with free beverages, and more!

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2-for-1 drinks!

porchlight coffee and records. 1515 14th ave.

bring someone in with you (friend, love, coworker, etc. etc. etc.), buy one drink and get one free for valentine’s day!

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5th ave theatre tour. noon.

free. all ages. tour lasts approximately 20 minutes.

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“cineoke!” 7pm.

jewelbox theater. the rendezvous. 2322 2nd ave.

$5. doors 6:30pm. like karaoke, but to your favorite movie musicals.

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“mambo italiano valentine’s show.” 7:30pm.

skylark lounge. 3803 delridge way sw.

prices vary ($10 general). 21+. burlesque performances, three course dinner (optional, must be reserved in advance), show 8:15-10pm.

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the bushwick book club seattle presents: high fidelity. 8pm.

century ballroom, 2nd floor, oddfellows building. 915 e. pine st.

$10 general/$15 vip. all ages. musicians will create and perform songs in response to nick hornby’s high fidelity. featuring geoff larson, andrew nunez, bucket of honey, wes weddell, eloise and aleksandra, mozo, michele khazack, david hillman/eva lang, anna coogan, tai shan, vince martinez, christina orbe, tom parker, michael wallenfels.

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TUESDAY 2/15:

mccaw hall tour. noon-1pm.

free, pre-registration required. all ages.

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in the bowl’s 4th anniversary special. noon-9:30pm.

in the bowl vegetarian noodle bistro. 1554 e. olive way.

50% discount off your total net bill! includes dine-in and take out (not delivery).

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50% off all dozens! 3-7pm.

top pot doughnuts, downtown location. 2124 5th ave.

50% off all mixed dozens of doughnuts! (while they last!)

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evelyn nakano glenn. 6:30pm.

room 120, kane hall, uw.

free, registration required. all ages. evelyn nakano glenn (professor of gender and women’s studies and ethnic studies, university of california, berkeley)

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“law and liberty: marriage equality.” 6:30-7:30pm.

theo chocolate factory. 3400 phinney ave n.

$10 (seminar)/$16 (seminar & tour). all ages. part of the aclu’s “law and liberty” series. speaker cynthia buhr (aclu wa cooperating attorney, board member of qlaw foundation, past president of qlaw).

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nicolette bromberg and david martin. 7pm.

university bookstore. 4326 university way ne.

free. all ages. broomberg (picturing the alaska-yukon-pacific exposition) and martin (the art of richard bennett) gathered photographs from the seattle camera club’s collection for “shadows of a fleeting world: pictorial photography and the seattle camera club” (showing at the henry art gallery now through may 8).

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rainy dawg radio birthday bash. 8pm.

meany hall, university of washington.

$12 students/$20 general. all ages. celebrate uw’s campus radio station’s 8th birthday with the mountain goats (solo) show!

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WEDNESDAY 2/16:

linda’s 17th anniversary.

linda’s tavern. 707 e. pine st.

free (entry). 21+. happy hour drink specials all night, $4.99 “happy meal cheeseburgers (with fries and a toy)”, djs, even linda herself will be making an appearance!

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free deathcake!

cupcake royale (multiple locations).

ask for the “deathcake deal;” if you buy two deathcakes, you’ll get one free!

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“fbi raids and racialization: the story of a chicago palestinian activist.” 4:30-6pm.

room 206, denny building, university of washington.

free. all ages. chicago activist hatem abudayyeh is the executive director of the arab american action network.

*hatem also has another presentation tonight:

“fbi raids and grand jury subpoenas: can it happen in seattle? learn how to protect yourself and your community.” 7-9pm.

university friends meeting. 4001 9th ave ne.

free (donations accepted). all ages. hatem abudayyeh and damon shadid will speak.

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michael honey “martin luther king jr.’s pro-union social gospel.” 5:30pm.

seattle labor temple. 2800 1st ave #140.

free. all ages. honey, professor of humanities (uw tacoma), is the author of an award-winning trilogy of labor and civil rights history, including all labor has dignity.

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paul dorpat and richard c. berner. 6:30pm.

university bookstore. 4326 university way ne.

free. all ages. dorpat and berner’s seattle 1900-1920: from boomtown, urban turbulence, to restoration explores local history.

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jonathan evison. 7pm.

elliott bay book co. 1521 10th ave.

free. all ages. evison’s new novel west of here is a story that spans 100 years in the olympic peninsula. evison will be at the univeristy bookstore tomorrow if you can’t make this event.

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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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twisted beard & stache fest trivia. 9pm.

ballroom. 456 n 36th st.

$5/team, teams of up to 8 people. 21+. drink specials, cash (and other) prizes for winners, and other prizes for non-winners; like free pool for trivia teams.

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THURSDAY 2/17:

“women who rock! making a scene on and off screen” film screening. 5-7pm.

room 120, communications building, university of washington.

free, registration required. all ages. this is the kickoff event for the “women who rock” conference. this is a festival of short films.

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belltown art walk. 6-cl.

free. all ages. all over belltown.

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seattle waterfront forum. 6:30-8:30pm.

seattle aquarium. 1483 alaskan way.

free, rsvp requested. all ages. james corner and his team will discuss the future waterfront project. presentation begins at 7pm.

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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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jonathan evison. 7pm.

university bookstore. 4326 university way ne.

free. all ages. evison’s new novel is west of here is a story that spans 100 years in the olympic peninsula. conversation with paul constant.

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“community forum: art and the arab-american experience.” 7:30-9:30pm.

downstairs, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

free. all ages. “song of the dove” program will explore the role of the arts with writers, musicians, and more!

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shabazz palaces show. doors 8pm.

neumos. 925 e. pike st.

$15 adv. 21+. shabazz palaces, thee satisfaction.

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ffok. 8-11pm.

vermillion gallery. 1508 11th ave.

free. “frances farmer organ karoake” is like normal karoke, but better! choose a song to sing from the song book and you will be accompanied by someone playing an organ!

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“you get what you pay for #2.” 9-midnight.

pony. 1221 e. madison st.

free. 21+. music, free gummi bears and paintings by derek erdman. also get there early for happy hour specials (til 8pm).

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pies & pints facial hair extravaganza! 9-cl.

pies & pints. 1214 ne 65th st.

free. 21+. donate to “the dangle swagglers” who are raising money for treehouse, there will be beard & stache swag and other giveaways, beard & stache-related food (4pm-cl), drink specials for those with facial hair, and live music starting at 8:30pm!

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FRIDAY 2/18:

free truffle fryday. 11-4pm.

in front of boka kitchen + bar. 1010 1st ave.

free. all ages. every friday this month, boka will be handing out their truffle fries for free!

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“women who rock” conference keynote performance. 4:30-6pm.

piggott building, seattle university.

free, registration required. all ages. “the arts and healing: the road to wellness through truth-telling and song” featuring musician/performance artist maria elena gaitan.

**also the conference starts at 9am with a number of sessions with conversations on various topics, followed by the keynote performance (above), and finally an open mic/community music celebration 8-midnight in the vashon room, seattle university.

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“free fry friday.” 5-7pm.

pike street fish fry. 925 e. pike st. capitol hill.

free french fries, $2 new belgium beer.

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“love is in the air: full moon community dinner & guided night hike.” 5:30pm.

seward park environmental and audubon center. 5902 lake washington blvd. s.

$8. all ages. early program 5:30-7:30pm, late program 6:45-9pm.

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wallingford community kitchen meal. 5:30-9pm.

room 140, wallingford community senior center. 4649 sunnyside ave n.

$10 adv/$15 door. all ages. it will be an all chocolate menu featuring chocolate crostini with sea salt, mixed green salad with a chocolate vinaigrette, pasta with sage and chocolate, vegetarian chocolate chili, and chicken enchiladas with mole. everyone will cook together and then eat together!

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university district art walk. 6-9pm.

free. all ages. there are a number of special opening receptions and events, including a reception and refreshments at gargoyles and statuary, live music upstairs at cafe allegro.

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“friday night at the meaningful movies.” 7-9:30pm.

keystone congregational united church of christ. 5019 keystone place n.

free (donations welcome). all ages. showing “the coca cola case.”

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hugo literary series: brief encounters. 7:30pm.

hugo house. 1634 11th ave.

$25 adv (plus fees). all ages. featuring live musical performances by jason dodson (the maldives), macklemore, laura love, and novelist matthew simmons.

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daniel tucker: changing our food system. 7:30-9pm.

downstairs, town hall. 1119 8th ave.

$5. all ages. daniel tucker is co-author of farm together now, and will be joined by seattle artist and urban planner sarah kavage, uw urban anthropologist and farmer devon pena, and other food activists from the area.

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the decemberists show. 8pm.

the paramount theatre. 911 pine st.

$32 adv (plus $9.25+ fees). all ages. musical performance by the decemberists.

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yuni in taxeco cd release. 9pm.

columbia city theater. 4916 rainier ave s.

$10 adv/$12 door. 21+. featuring feral children, yuni in taxeco, ocean age.

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SATURDAY 2/19:

pacific northwest yo-yo championships. 10am-5:30pm.

center house, seattle center.

free. all ages. the competition will take place on the center house stage, awards 5-5:30pm, all ages after party at the frontier room.

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

free. all ages. family day=free day at wing luke! in the community hall, artist mizu sugimura will have a free art project open for everyone to participate in!

also: “panel discussion: interfaith dialogue in an apia context.” 3:30-5:30pm.

$5 sugg. donation. all ages. tateuchi story theatre, wing luke museum.

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“paint past coal.” 11am-2pm.

alki beach park, near alki bathhouse.

free. all ages. presented by coolmom. mural-painting, learn about centralia coal plant, music, speakers, free food!

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10th annual sound off! semifinals #2. doors 7pm.

experience music project (emp), seattle center.

$10 general/$7 students & members. all ages. show 8pm. featuring local bands chinook jargon, electricity and its double, fit for hounds, and kung foo grip.

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seattle rock orchestra performs radiohead. 8pm.

the moore theatre. 1932 2nd ave.

$18 adv (plus $6+ fees). seattle rock orchestra performs radiohead: the bends & ok computer (featuring rachel flotard, john van duesen, kaylee cole, and more), star anna & the laughing dogs.

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benefit for drew grow & the pastors’ wives. 8pm.

columbia city theater. 4916 rainier ave s.

$12 adv/$15 door. 21+. featuring the maldives, kevin murphy (moondoggies), mychel goodweather (campfire ok), jake hemming (big sur), bryan john appleby, and more!

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SUNDAY 2/20:

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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“research club brunch III.” noon-3pm.

pilot books. 219 broadway e.

free. all ages. vegetarian breakfast, potluck-style! must bring a dish to participate. featuring scenic drive e. pike factory, los quixotes radical infoshop, and more!

free truffle fryday. feb 18. 11-4pm.

in front of boka kitchen + bar. 1010 1st ave.

free. all ages. every friday this month, boka will be handing out their truffle fries for free!

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($) “love is in the air: full moon community dinner & guided night hike.” feb 18. 5:30pm.

seward park environmental and audubon center. 5902 lake washington blvd. s.

$8. all ages. early program 5:30-7:30pm, late program 6:45-9pm.

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